Mar 30th 2012 8:13PM @NeverDeath "Blizzard puts less money into their game for the amount they make from their players than any MMO I can recall"
that's most likely true, however probably they invest more in their game than any other company
Mar 30th 2012 8:07PM @Dunraven but they still have a lot of magic, I mean, you think cata was a train wreck, you think pandas are stupid, and yet you are bought the annuall pass and are beta testing now.
if that's not magic I don't know what is =P.
Mar 21st 2012 4:51PM @Fabius Bile by that do I take you liked WotLK and loved cat?
Mar 21st 2012 1:28PM "which is widely regarded as being designed with the Chinese market in mind."
does that mean that WotLK was made with the nordic market in mind?
so BC must have been made with the demonic and alien market in mind.
that must have been the problem with cata, they had no clear target market =P.
Mar 21st 2012 1:22PM @Bladerunner83 invites are not out yet, if you got one, it's a trap, don't sign in.
Mar 21st 2012 1:00PM that, just mark spoilers please xD
Mar 20th 2012 1:42PM @(Unverified) rgolch did "The childish look of WoW is one of the few reasons I can't come back. "
unless by childish he meant low polygons.
Mar 20th 2012 1:31PM @Rialle . "I will readily admit that RIFT controls exactly like WoW and could rightfully be called a clone for it."
may be I'm missinformed, but doesn't rift controls become a one button macro?
2. Trion has added more content since RIFT launched than Blizzard has added since Cataclysm launched.
no they haven't, rift does it more often to try to fool people into thinking it's more, but count the content and not the number of patches from rift and wow and you'll see that.
3. RIFT provides more to do for a casual player: Instant Adventures. Chronicles, Zone Events, rifts & Invasions...
LFR, 8 years worth of collectables, a working economy and varaiety in quests.
4. RIFT actually has an AA system, and I personally think it is pretty good. Blizzard was going to add an AA system in Cataclysm (Path of the Titans) but scrapped it, just like they scrap half of the things the promise.
I've never seen them scrap anything they promise, they scrap many things, but don't promise anything, that is what alphas and betas are for; to change or remove things that doesn't work. AA may work now, but I'd like to see how it works in an expansion or 2, spetially when new players have to play "catch up"
5. Unlike most developers, Trion is actually honest enough to admit when they screw up and they tend to quickly correct major problems that are discovered. Blizzard USED to be this way before the Activision days, but now they're just as bad as most devs.
Blizz keeps admiting mistakes to this day (granted, some of it is a political correct way of critizising SWTOR) and I haven't seen many major issue in WoW lately, and the couple I remember Blizz responded quickly and favorably.
Mar 20th 2012 12:48PM @(Unverified) 1.5 is still around 1.7, if it were higher they would say above 1.7 it's all in the marketing lingo.
my guess is they are at 1.6 +/- .05, and I have to wonder; is there any subscription game with at least 90% of it's peak subscription numbers?
Mar 19th 2012 4:10PM @xBludx I agree that "should ..." is an extremely vague question, but a better question than "do you want?" would be:
"do you think it's an evil marketing tactic to make you buy expansions that are no longer relevant to catch up?"
and/or "does having to buy older expantions stops you from buying the last one and catching up?"