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12-28-2011 @ 1:29PM
I can't say that I share your excitement about DS. Perhaps it's because I'm sick of the idiocy and douchebaggery that goes on in the Raid/Dungeon Finder. Maybe it's because I'm one stray comment away from leaving the guild I've been with since Ulduar. Maybe it's because I facerolled madness on an alt in LFR before downing it with my guild. Maybe it's all of the above and more. I don't know, but I'm closer to leaving the game now than I've been since I started playing.
12-28-2011 @ 1:39PM
Gee, I didn't know that Blizz was making you do DS on your alt before you got to do it with your guild, suffering with the jerks in LFR. What a bunch of douchebags, ruining your experience like that.... :/
12-28-2011 @ 1:50PM
Gee, I didn't know I said anything about Blizzard doing anything. Perhaps you could not jump down my throat over words I never said?I don't blame Blizzard and won't when I unsub, if I decide to. All I said is that, for various reasons that I'm still working out, can't get excited about this tier like have been in the past.
12-28-2011 @ 2:02PM
@ Vinyl: It's been said before, but it bears saying again- saying "no one is making you run LFR" to people who complain about the ease of LFR is as useful as an answer as the people who said "just join a guild" to people who complained about not being able to see content, pre-LFR.
12-28-2011 @ 2:58PM
It sounds like all the problems you have come from YOU, not the game. I don't think Blizzard put "balancing Revynn's guild so a stray comment would make them leave" into 4.3's development cycle. Just a hunch, though.
12-28-2011 @ 8:30PM
Here's a little anecdote.When I first played Street Fighter, I played on Normal. When I struggled with that, I turned it down to easy. When I started to improve, I turned it back to normal. I made sure that I used the provided features to give myself a challenge.I've done this with Halo, Battlefield, Mortal Kombat...hell, in the original Super Mario Brothers, and made sure I didn't use the Warp Drains until AFTER I had progressed the zones they skipped directly.Comments like "don't do LFR if it's too easy" or "do Heroic Mode if you facerolled Normal mode" may seen like useless information, but serisously, it's a game difficulty has been a mechanic that increases the choices available to the player for 30 years. It's a bigger issue that it's taken 7 years to get 3 difficulty settings into the raid culture, and we have to wait until MoP before we get anything remotely similar for Dungeons. It's a shame that zones don't have a switch, or appropriate segmentation (like it did in Vanilla, ala Alterac Mountains, Tyr's Hand, Hearthglen etc.)
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