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6-17-2010 @ 6:20PM
i love that there is going to be level 85 deadmines and SFK. but i hope they are phased so that they can still be done from 18-25 like now, because between those two dungeons, the gear is amazing. and losing those gear options woud be....cataclysmic.
6-17-2010 @ 6:35PM
I don't understand why people find this so difficult."Right-click portrait, choose "Heroic", done."No other instance in the game that has a heroic setting replaces the normal instance. There is no reason for a heroic version to replace the level 20 version.
6-17-2010 @ 7:54PM
Drakkenfyre: exactly. Heroic versions of vanilla dungeons will just be like Heroics now: a version of the instance tuned for max level players instead of the Normal level range that will drop max level loot and emblems etc. Why would Heroic SFK etc replace the Normal versions when no heroic before has done so?
6-17-2010 @ 9:12PM
i guess i just got confused, since the heroic setting is 65 levels higher than the normal one. and yes, i'm aware of how to set things to heroic. thanks for insulting my intelligence though. brightened the shit out of my day.
6-17-2010 @ 11:54PM
It wasn't meant as an insult.But dozens and dozens of people keep asking what's going to happen to the Deadmines. They act like it's going to be deleted simply because there was going to be a heroic version. One guy even wondered if they would "put the entrance to a level 85 instance in a level 20 zone."It's like these people don't get the fact that an instance doesn't have to be removed simply to add a heroic version of it. As if they never ran a heroic before, and realized it was simply a difficulty setting and not a complete replacement.Your post seemed like the same thing.
6-18-2010 @ 2:07PM
This is rather late, I know.In defense of those concerns, I present you with Naxx and Onyxia. Those are two old world places that were "redone" and cannot be done at level anymore.They are also the only examples of something that existed prior to expansion and were redone.All other instances that have a heroic version were shipped with the original version. As such there is no "redoing" later to make them heroic.Those two are also raids and not 5man instances, so the word heroic has a slightly different meaning, yet still one that might not understand in today's world of convenience warcraft.Yeah, I can see a small amount of confusion, especially from people who are not as familiar with the history of the game and look to those two as the primary examples of Blizzard "redoing" something. Please pardon their ignorance and continue to inform them that SFK and DM are not being redone the way Ony and Naxx were. It's just a heroic version being added.Not sure if it's warranted yet, but maybe since even casuals are doing heroics these days, maybe a wow rookie on heroics and the differences between raids and 5mans other than the number of people to help stem all this confusion on cataclysm heroics?
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