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WoW is a great game...... That's what people seem to fail to understand. It's a game, it's not a ground breaking on the edge revolutionary online anything. Blizzard took all the flaws of previous MMO's and made a very well rounded carebear kind of game for players of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy.

I'm very bitter at Blizzard for this game. It's the new trend of MMO's. They completely removed the online community from these types of games and made it completely single player or very brief interactions with people.

I'm quite surprised that WoW held out for this long, but long seen the downward curve of the death of this game. Vanilla was prime, BC added new content, LK watered it down, and Cata is the first "NEED MOAR MONEY!!" expansions. All while they're offering things to the players to increase revenue, such as server/faction hoping and various vanity purchases.

It's a slow death and WoW ruined the MMO genre. Unfortunately I'll keep playing off and on, because it is ultimately the best game on the market for the things I wish to do with a game.

Heres to high hopes for EverQuest Next! NO MORE INSTANCING EVERYTHING!!
Technically it was Everquest that ruined MMOs...WoW is pretty much a Everquest clone, or I should say ruined it in my opinion as I am an Ultima Online vet. I hate all these games that have classes. Gear is the only thing that makes characters unique. In all these MMOs these days you have next to no choice on how your character develops. Every level 44 Warrior will have the exaxt same stats if you take their gear off and even with the gear on things will be similar since there is always one set of gear that will be the best and every one will strive to get it. Then they have the same stats and even look the same. That was why I actually liked EQ2 since they had appearance slots that gave you the looks, but none of the stats of the gear. Too bad that SOE shouldn't be allowed to direct traffic on a freeway let alone a MMO.
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Wow is pretty much like eq except it has the lore that appeals to the northeast region eq is too anime looking, americans just doesn't like playing girly anime dudes

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I'll bet it is because they have an aging customer base. The older are moving on and the younger ones aren't growing as much.
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Everyone's migrating to EVE Online

I think as the number of expansion packs increases, it gets harder to draw new players into the game. Plus, they have to hit a ceiling at some point because of the niche nature of MMOs themselves.
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That game wont hold my attention for more then two months at a time, if ever again.

Just not worth the $15 a month price to play imo.
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To pay 15$ a month for game no thanks. Ill stick to real multiplayer games that are free.
 
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This just in; Teen pregnancy is at an all time high.
    
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I was in top guild in my realm after cataclysm expansion came out my guild Just die after 2 month.. People just start quiting the game for some reason then I quit right after.

I think lot of people didn't enjoy the change blizzard made in cataclysm expansion. last time I check there isn't a single 25 men guild on my realm anymore, most of are guilds are down to 10 men.

I still remember back in the day 40 men raid was WERE TRULY EPIC... I just would put my character on follow afk raiding
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Wow had my attention for a while since it was so cheap. $15 per month is nothing for the hours I used to play. Now I probably play games 30% as much as I used to and spend $150+ per month in games since I hate replaying story driven games. I suppose hours of hardcore gaming lost it's allure over the years.
 
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I used to be so addicted to this game...but its been so stale and boring I'm not surprised that a lot of people stop paying
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