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May 7th 2008 5:33PM #10, though different color treatments might be worth looking into

Horde and Alliance raiding Black Temple together... almost {WoW}

Oct 29th 2007 4:51PM I bet it's a glitch. I had this happen many many moons ago on the 2nd day of a Molten Core run. We were filling out our mages to finish up Domo and Rag and suddenly half an alliance raid is in our instance. There was a brief period of "er...wha" from both sides, and then those jerks pulled the first two giants and ran out.

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Jul 26th 2007 2:57AM Is it ghost-litter-trained?

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Genesis VC games don't work with GC controller? [update 1] {Joystiq}

Nov 14th 2006 11:46AM @15:

They aren't going to add load/save state capability. That's cheating, and altering the original game experience, which it seems they are pretty determined to keep identical. I use it in emulators, I'm not trying to pull a high horse here, but the VC isn't supposed to compete with emulators, it's supposed to replicate the original, for better or for worse. Personally I will kind of laugh if the pause trick still owns the Clay Monster in Mega Man, but I digress.

I wish they would add an online play component, but I kind of doubt they will do that either.

GC Controller capability for all games is the most plausible to me (as well as most desirable) of those possible software updates, but it would also yoink accessory money out of Nintendo's hand, which they are pretty keen on. See the SP's headphone jack.

I have high hopes for software updates improving the Wii regularly, but I'm not optimistic about any of those 3 things happening.

I really wanted to play Tj&E with a wavebird, too.

Breakfast Topic: What Will Become Of The Current Endgame Raid Instances? {WoW}

Oct 18th 2006 11:33PM I've got my tier 1/2, plenty of time spent in raids, especially MC/BWL, but I would revisit these instances and take my more casual friends if we could put together a 15 man group of 70s and take down the place. Blizz has already stated some of these will have a "legacy" and "hard" mode, and I honestly hope the loot remains the same as it is right now. Partially to protect the investment of time of those who put their time in back when 60 was the level cap, but also because it's still pretty good gear - yeah, a 65 blue will be better, but it won't have a unified look, it won't have set bonuses. As long as they make it doable by smaller numbers, the big league raiders will still have post-70 content to look forward to, and will have a distinct advantage in outland quests and such.

I've become completely disenchanted with the guild drama that 40 mans breed, and so I will go back and use that content (and expose friends to it) if and only if I can do so by wrangling a much smaller group, even if they are massively over level.

I had a friend who never did sunken temple, he simply grinded past it. We went there to take a friend through their level 50 quest, and he had a blast - because it was a whole bunch of new content, and it wasn't stressful or a big hassle. We could pretty much have 3 manned the joint, and it was really fun.

I can see people like me doing Molten Core again under those circumstances. I don't think the loot should be changed, but a nerf bat all around to make it not require 40 would expose a whole lot of new people to the content and wouldn't affect hardcore raiders at all.