Apr 3rd 2012 10:38AM I played enough PVP to get a full set of decent PVP gear for my 85 healadin spec and about a half-set of decent PVP gear for my ret pally spec. Then I quit. Why? Too many jerks in PVP. It's that simple. Name-calling, QQing, incapable of defense or anything that takes an actual attention span, unfunny, immature jerks. Why in the world would I pay good money to spend time every evening with people I would never put up with in real life? Yes, there are some nice people in PVP, but they are so clearly outnumbered. PVP just seems to draw the most socially impaired, personally insecure players in WoW.
Nov 30th 2011 12:24PM My two dearest friends; like so many have said, friendship is a big part of it.
But other than my friends: Lurking beneath the thick social layer of the many sadly immature trolls and rude people in WoW are some folks who are genuinely witty, smart, kind, and articulate. Almost every time I play a stranger does something kind for no reason . . .maybe just a little thing, but still. And people I don't know in WoW have made me laugh so hard I . . .well, let's just say I laughed really hard. It means a lot to me when people in Wow remind me that human beings can be wonderful, and that is a reason why I stick around.
Nov 15th 2011 5:49PM Umm. Did I miss something? You know, something like actual characters, dialogue, or plot? Come on.
Nov 14th 2011 4:44PM There has been some good advice given here. Nice to see! I would just add that many years ago my partner at the time was friends with someone and then ended up being more than friends despite much denial, and we split. It was hard. However, I have always been proud of the fact that I handled it like an adult. I had a few vindictive moments, but not many at all, and I sucked it up and moved on gracefully. AND it turned out to be the best thing that could have happened to me because I stumbled onto the love of my life shortly thereafter and was free to be with that person with no guilt.
And the love of my life plays WoW. :-)
Oct 30th 2011 12:01PM After one run through, the Goblin and Worgen areas are VERY painful. I like choices, and have none with these two races' starting areas.
I can find good and bad in all the other starting areas. Fair enough. Only the two new ones are excruciating to do over again.
Oct 30th 2011 11:29AM WoW has made Pally buffs forgettable. Buff up the buffs pallies give out -- make them a BIG deal -- and make them INDIVIDUAL buffs . . .a pally can have one of each available buff active on ONE player. THEN create a Bard class (that has a DPS spec for leveling or solo play, like the pally) and allow the Bard to have group buffs powerful enough to make that class desirable in group situations.
The buff system as it is is quite broken. When you can get more of a performance buff from a certain food than from a player, the buff system is BROKEN. Pallies are nothing special anymore. Buff up the pallies for group play and add in Bards as a pally-likje support class!
Oct 25th 2011 11:16AM As a genuine book-lover, I am afraid I would have to kill myself in some gruesome way if I read a novel based on WoW. I love WoW and all, but I have never encountered anything close to a great story in the game. It's all fan-boy, stereotypical, D&D-ish stuff. I'm not trying to be rude, it just is. That's fine in a game. In a novel? Not so much. WoW books are made for people who like games, not real books. If you are an actual reader, if you have ever stopped reading and closed a book to savor the beauty of a sentence, reading WoW books isn't going to appeal.
Oct 23rd 2011 10:43AM CHANGE? I am afraid of change! I want my character models to stay the same!! I am still upset that Nintendo smoothed out the edges of Mario and Link for the SNES. What was wrong with the character models in "Pool of Radiance" for the Commodore 64? A FEW PIXELS IS ALL YOU NEED! :-P
Jun 27th 2011 10:58AM BTW...we're loling hard around here at the posters objecting to my post. Your language clearly demonstrates who you are. Comment cut a little close to the bone? Yeah, I thought so. How can you not understand the difference between "caring about plot" and "publicly nitpicking successful people for being imperfect?". Seriously, get a social skill.
Jun 26th 2011 11:53PM There are guys like this one at every convention. I've seen fantasy writers hack them off at the knees. . .usually a grandmotherly looking writer the young dork thinks he can embarrass with his UBER KNOWLEDGE and she just smacks him down by naming him for the loser he is. These guys are honestly pathetic. A writer puts together a whole, huge, creative, detailed world and these guys think they are special because they find a possible inconsistency? LOLZ. These people are the gaming/SFF world's version of the fat drunk loser in the sports bar bellowing that he can throw a better pass than Tom Brady. Nothing screams LOSER louder than someone who has no skills whatsoever picking at those who do.