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Blue Posts and Other WoW News: Chris Metzen's curious tweets {WoW}

Feb 21st 2012 9:20PM The character I want to see technically isn't dead but we also will likely never see him again simply because of how powerful he is at this point. That of course being Medivh. The only guy powerful enough to bring himself back to life >.> lol

I'd of course love to see Illidan though, him and Mal have always been my favorite characters so him coming back as an anti-hero of some sort would be great.

Ready Check: The loss of itemization in Cataclysm {WoW}

Feb 18th 2012 2:57PM I for one am pretty depressed by where itemization has gone and have been since cata news first started cropping up. Back in WoTLK, BC and Vanilla you could spend hours balancing out gear sets, figuring out what you needed and what gear you could use to pull out a little more of x stat. A LOT of players actually enjoyed that. God I LOVED ICC because I was playing Blood DK and had to balance three different caps (Hit, Exp, Armor Pen)

l understand the need for simplicity but the thing is you could always find a BiS list somewhere. The players that didn't want to do the work didn't have to and the player's that enjoyed it could. That's what they don't seem to realize, there's more to MMOs than just the gameplay and by simplifying things you end up removing activities that many players enjoyed that were entirely optional. I've said this before and I'll say it again...

Taking options away from players is ALWAYS a bad thing.

In defense of Xenogears {Joystiq}

Jan 6th 2012 7:06PM I couldn't agree more honestly. Xenogears only serious flaw in my opinion was that they never did the rest of the story they had planned out which would have made for an epic series.

12 Days of Joyswag: Nintendo 3DS plus eight games (and a ton of Skylanders) {Joystiq}

Dec 26th 2011 1:46PM Play my DS while waiting for the bus all the time and on break at work :)

12 Days of Joyswag: 250GB Xbox 360 with Kinect, Forza Motorsport 4, and Wireless Speed Wheel {Joystiq}

Dec 26th 2011 1:41PM Don't have a car at the moment but if I did it would be everyday for work @_@ lol

How Beachhead is putting Call of Duty: Elite back together again {Joystiq}

Nov 12th 2011 1:55PM @SirUrza Don't forget that while BF3 is an amazing game, it doesn't have even close to the number of users MW3 already has.

5 reasons you should love Mists of Pandaria {WoW}

Oct 24th 2011 3:47PM That's the problem... The Legion is FAR from defeated and even still has plenty of agents on Azeroth, Deathwing is going to be defeated but he was never the real enemy to begin with, it's always been the Old Gods. And those two are only the major ones.

You're also misunderstanding my use of the concept of learning things, can the residents of Azeroth learn a lot from the war? Of course, as terrible of a way as it is to learn things, but we as players learn nothing. There's nothing big we don't know about this conflict. There was plenty we didn't know about Outland, the Legion and so on in BC. There was plenty we didn't know about Arthas, the scourge and the rest of Northrend in WotLK. We even learned a few interesting things in Uldum in Cata (Personally I think Cata's biggest downfall lorewise was that there was very little that was surprising). If MoP is really going to focus on the war as the overarching theme then it will have even fewer big lore reveals then Cata did. Cata only saved itself from being utterly boring lore wise with things like Kalec becoming the Aspect of Magic, fighting Murozond in End Time and the Black Dragon Egg + Rogue Legendary storylines. At the beginning the extent of the cool lore was "lol Deathwing's back!".

5 reasons you should love Mists of Pandaria {WoW}

Oct 24th 2011 2:41PM In reply to the lore section, the only issue I have is the fact that we HAVEN'T dealt with everything the world has thrown at us. We aren't done by any means with many of the old story lines and the fact that they are seemingly just saying "ohhh uhhh forget that stuff for now" is very frustrating.

This expansion has me VERY excited from a game play point of view but as far as what they've revealed as far as their story plans goes it frustrates me to no end. The war between the Horde and the Alliance just isn't a compelling story anymore, there's no mystery to it, nothing to learn. Even in the previous expansions where we knew well ahead of time WHO the bad guy was there was still a ton we learned. Now could they be saving a big reveal for some point during the expansion? Sure but considering they've flat out said that there's no big bad guy and it will be focused on the Alliance and Horde war I really don't see how they can do much with it that's compelling in any way.