Dec 16th 2008 6:33PM The Heirloom Item Tracker is nice. I had wanted to know what the Upgraded Dwarven Handcannon would be like on my very first character (Dwarf Hunter lurking in his early twenties), and now I know.
Dec 12th 2008 10:01AM Grinding for two months, on and off, to get my Gnome Rogue a Swift Grey Ram. 1800G worth of work, and I still use that damned Ram ahead of any other ground mount.
Still, there was a certain feeling of wonder and the unknown from the world. Of course, a lot of quests were rubbish, and unless you were in a decent raiding guild you got little more than tedious rep grinds or the chance to run the same damned dungeons since launch.
Whilst I do miss that old feeling of a whole new world to explore, I guess I don't really miss the old days. So much has changed for the better.
Dec 10th 2008 5:48PM Boo-hoo.
Call me when the only thing of note you can make costs over 13K (Discounting the mats which aren't cheap), has a recipe that costs over 300G, and requires to be Exalted with the Alliance Expedition.
Sure, the rocket gloves, parachute lining, and motorcycle are cool, but that's broadly it and whilst the "enchants" are cool you'll be dropping them in raiding or the arena. So that leaves a 13K+ novelty.
Still, since I don't raid or arena, I'm happy for my rocket gloves and rocket boots.
Dec 8th 2008 9:38AM I do think the idea of private servers does have a purpose... like machinima. Using it in that capacity can only be a good thing. Especially stuff like the Dreamscape series by Snoman. Then again, those were shot on Live servers, but still.
But as a method to avoid paying a monthly fee, that's straight-up theft.
Dec 8th 2008 9:36AM @ RogueJedi86
They were neutral for a fair bit of time. Blizz changed it because of the game balance issues, what with Alliance players hiding on the zeppelins and ganking lowbies and whatnot.
There are ones on both sides, such as the Engineering trainers in Ogrrimmar and Renzik the Shiv in Stormwind, but I assume they're on long-term contracts.
Dec 8th 2008 6:09AM The Goblins realised after the Horde got its head kicked in that they could have a much easier life just playing both sides. Besides, they weren't treated terribly well by the Old Horde - Given they were used almost entirely as suicide bombers.
Since then, with Thrall not being a massive jerkass, some have come back, but simply because the money is good. The vast majority still find playing a neutral third party more viable. partially because it keeps them alive longer, but mostly because it means you get two sources of income, as opposed to one.
Goblins are pure mercenaries. If the Alliance would turn around tommorow and offer them double what the Horde was paying for zeppelins, you'd be seeing routes pop up by the end of the week. But they don't. So you won't.
Dec 4th 2008 2:59PM I'll be honest, it was quicker on the way up this time than it was from 60 to 70. Actually, that's wrong. It just felt like it.
I had a lot more fun, given the larger variety of quests and the sheer fun I had using the new vehicle mechanics. I will say that the upgrades for my gear were harder to come by, but that might be because I was reluctant to go back to Daggers after running Fists for so long.
Dec 1st 2008 3:44PM That'd be awesome. Maybe they could send you a big net o' fish, with the amount of fish increasing with rep, as well as the odds of getting green and possibly blue items like cut gems.
Nov 24th 2008 5:19PM Until Blizzard implement a feature where you can send a swift kick to the crotch to anyone who ninja's your node, it won't stop people being jerks.
Of course, I run PvE. You steal a node from someone already on it, that's not just wrong, it's rude. It's bad manners. Even someone on the other side.
On PvP, I imagine the rules of Red is Dead apply. In which case, I can't see a problem with casually murdering the person already on it. Just expect the same to happen to you. Over and over and over again when his entire guild decide to do unspeakable things to your backside over the course of an hour.