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12-03-2011 @ 1:50AM
Once more the PTR fails Blizzard and only scores for those who are finding the exploits, not reporting them, and then abusing them once it goes live.So far in this expansion it's happened with the large number of pattern drops when Firelands opened, the rapidity of 25 man raids getting the Tarecgosa staves, and now this. Most of the server and world firsts are directly attributable to exploits that are kept secret until they've been done on the live servers.For as awesome as Blizzard does so many things, their testing program is a joke.
12-03-2011 @ 4:51AM
Question:What, exactly, do you propose they do about it? Monitor every single player who signs into the PTR for the POSSIBILITY that they might find an exploit?
12-03-2011 @ 8:18AM
Why can't they?
12-03-2011 @ 9:00AM
@Angrycelt you do realize a very, very small number of folks actually do testing on the PTR, correct? Sometimes bugs don't occur until live, not even showing on the PTR, because of the sheer number of people using the game at the time.
12-03-2011 @ 10:03AM
It is wrong to vote you down.
12-03-2011 @ 10:25AM
As far as I'm aware, they didn't actually fix all the LFR loot exploits here, either. Unless they specifically didn't mention this one in the hotfix because it's going to get the banhammer (I hope I hope).
12-04-2011 @ 12:50PM
Limited Beta access for the PTR.Monitor and datamine every achievement to see how it was done.Require feedback from testers, don't just let people play the new stuff early.Lots of other games do it. Blizz just does it half-assed.
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