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This picture I made will show why WoW is dying more than I could ever type.

Coming from someone who is in the 6th US guild in the world (as of this posting). They can't make the majority of raid content for the absolute best players. If they want to do that they need to make a completely seperate raid instance for them. They need to have content for your average player, and right now they don't have it.

Pre-BC they had plenty of 5mans with decent difficulty challenge for casuals that would keep them entertained, gear was not dropped like hot cakes. Today's 5 mans drop loot so fast you only need to run them a couple times and you are maxed and need to start raiding. Most lack the time or skill level to become a raider.. and even if they don't, they likely will not be in a guild good enough to clear the majority of content.

Blizzard needs to stop being lazy and release more than 1 instance per content patch. One raid for casuals/low end raiders. One raid for high end raiders/hardcores. One instance with 2 modes is just not cutting it. The whole concept of normal/heroic difficulty in the same raid is flawed.
The thing is, that nearly all of the GOOD players who played the game, are long gone. They realized that WoW was done for before the rest, and you're left with the B, C, D, and F teams in the game. There are still good Euro guilds for the most part, but the best US ones are long gone.
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You know who needs moar 'scribers? EVE Online
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Quit at the end of Burning Crusade after a bit of raiding, got bored...just wasn't fun anymore, and I can see most of my guildies IRL over a beer instead of ganking elves together. Looking forward to 1-2 years of TOR

(I think it was a great game while it lasted, but after exploring almost every last nook of the world...*shrug*. Thankfully, I left before achievements ;p )
post #64 of 205
People actually still play WOW
wow they must be out of their mind
It's a such a boring game
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Well WoW had it's time, it was a long run. It was/is a great game, but:

"No king rules forever..."
post #66 of 205
It's still the most dominant MMO by far, I wouldn't count it out yet.
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It's still the most dominant MMO by far, I wouldn't count it out yet.
this is truly not saying much. most MMO's besides WoW are not on the same level of quality(even though wow is just a gear treadmill now). most MMO's are not good games, period.
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all things come to an end. Maybe they can make an MMO to replace it?
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I tried the 10 day trial 3 times. I don't see what all the hype is about...
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The only problem with WoW is that the game is essentially the same thing over and over with different textures. I've played the game for several years and just recently quit. It wasn't because of lack of content or easy content it was simply that after raiding for so long the end result and the process leading up to it is the same. Now I simply don't find any reward pressing those same 5 buttons (or similar depending on spell changes over years) and dodging misc. things. Sometimes a new mechanic is interesting but in the end its all the same to me.

If I had never played the game and started playing now I'm sure I'd enjoy it for several years because it would be new to me and the game itself is great. It's like all games, you first get it play it a lot then over time you play it less and less as you find other new games to try. The fact that Blizzard has kept it as active as it is for so long is a testament to how good their games are.

Right now subscription changes are likely cause by the summer and the older generation moving on from the game finally which had to happen eventually.
    
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