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Scroll of Resurrection revamp active, includes free level 80 character {WoW}

Mar 6th 2012 5:15PM (cutaia) - 1
The Shadow - 0

The Shadow just got owned. Cleanup on aisle 6.

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Feb 15th 2012 5:00PM Call me crazy, but it sounds eerily familiar...

Dragon Soul normal and heroic nerf begins Jan. 31 {WoW}

Jan 19th 2012 9:20PM Again, an irrelevant comment. It's as if people don't read or comprehend. The complaint thread on the official forums about the nerfs went up less than 24 hours ago and is up to 154 pages. Bear in mind it is just one thread of many. It heavily discusses the reality that the "buff switch" is merely an illusion of choice for most involved in heroic content.

Dragon Soul normal and heroic nerf begins Jan. 31 {WoW}

Jan 19th 2012 4:17PM @Rajah

The idea that you can just "turn off" the buff and everything is fine is shortsighted and borderline ridiculous when you understand the full scope of the implications. Blizzard presents it as if it were a choice, and in the "dog eat dog" world of Azeroth (and the competitive world of hard mode raiding), it simply is not.

Dragon Soul normal and heroic nerf begins Jan. 31 {WoW}

Jan 19th 2012 4:16PM @Rajah

The idea that you can just "turn off" the buff and everything is fine is shortsighted and borderline ridiculous when you understand the full scope of the implications. Blizzard presents it as if it were a choice, and in the "dog eat dog" world of Azeroth (and the competitive world of hard mode raiding), it simply is not.

Dragon Soul normal and heroic nerf begins Jan. 31 {WoW}

Jan 19th 2012 1:09PM @Daedalus

Simple. Because hard modes should always maintain their level of difficulty while the content is relevant. If that means nerfing it one patch later, THAT IS FINE! But don't do it in the same patch cycle.

More on point, though, you focused your argument on one tiny bit of what I said, and then you ignored the rest. The core of my argument has little to NOTHING to do with what you seem to refer to as "lesser" guilds. My complaint is that Blizzard nerfing content means they're making it easier for ME and MY guild, and I don't want it to be easier. If I wanted it to be easier, I have normal mode and LFR. Let me wipe. Let me wipe hundreds upon hundreds of times. That's what hard modes are for. Nerdscreams after hundreds of wipes.

Dragon Soul normal and heroic nerf begins Jan. 31 {WoW}

Jan 19th 2012 1:04AM @Masarah

While your philosophy is understandable (and I believe correct), it should also be said that Blizzard has gone against their original reasoning for nerfing content (before LFR was ever introduced) -- to allow more people to experience content. Now that LFR exists, everyone can easily see content, thus the nerfs must be for a different reason (as you alluded).

However, that doesn't address the fact that hard modes are intended to be difficult. I do hard modes specifically BECAUSE they are difficult. Perhaps I am the exception, but I enjoy breaking my face against a boss for days, weeks, or months. If I can't beat a heroic encounter after six months of trying... that's no reason for Blizzard to nerf it. Don't try to make me feel invincible after smashing my face against the wall. Let me take the defeat like a man and ENJOY it.

I believe it is safe to say that the majority of hard mode guilds play mostly to hear the nerd screams of joy after killing a boss after hundreds of wipes. If Blizzard lowers the bar so more guilds can clear it, it cheapens the kill for those that have and have NOT defeated the encounter. To that I say this: keep guild-breaking bosses out of normal mode by way of nerfs. But let hard mode guilds know that they're going into this content at the risk of obliterating the very fabric that holds their guild together.

Now then, does Blizzard agree with that philosophy? Apparently not. But I'd at least like to hear their reasoning for it, which is probably driven by money (and understandably so). All I really want is for them to acknowledge it publicly.

Arcane Brilliance: 5 ways to increase your mage's DPS right now {WoW}

Jan 14th 2012 8:51PM Come now. Let's not say things we both know aren't true.