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You're late to the party. Pretty much everyone I know used to play it, and have stopped a few expansions ago.
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Originally Posted by jellis142 View Post
Why do some people like Left 4 Dead? It's completely subjective. I don't play WoW because it doesn't suit my taste. But to each his own.
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You're late to the party. Pretty much everyone I know used to play it, and have stopped a few expansions ago.
You do realize a lot of "dubious gamers" are now trying it out because they don't have to throw any money at it to try the game now? :/
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i quit over 10 months ago..

i dont miss it one bit. The game's been pretty much the same since release, except being.. less and less interesting with more content added. :<
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You do realize a lot of "dubious gamers" are now trying it out because they don't have to throw any money at it to try the game now? :/
Sure I do, but the OP asked why it doesn't seem fun to him. And that's my answer, the time has passed to start WoW now. Especially if you have no friends to start the game with. IMO the game hasn't been fun in a long time, and I stopped playing around a year ago.
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First of all I can tell you that WoW now is less exciting than it has ever been, at least if you've been into the scene for a while.

If you aren't able to connect to people easily, WoW isn't the game for you, and you'll run around like a loner, not having anything to do but minding your own business.

Personally, I've always been a PvP player, and been rather successful at that. The community over time grew really big (during TBC) and kind of died once cataclysm was released.

Arena-junkies being the most popular site for pvpers around the world was pretty much just poisoned by all the scumbags getting the minimum required achievements for a "junkie" status there (2400 rating/Gladiator).
It turned from being a good community to a random mainstream internet forum where people spread trashtalk, including memes and other things.

And this is exactly why I've decided to stop once this season is over.
same thing happened to runescape
runescape for me was best 04-06
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I stopped playing once I realized that I had spent years of my life playing a game that would just start over again, and again whenever the next "super cool" new expansion is released. I am now disappointed that I had dedicated so much time to something that gave me back nothing in return, let alone pay a monthly fee for it! I mean where would I be if I used that time educating myself or socializing in real life?
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Go play Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.

It_Is_Awesome.

I've never player WoW either
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mothergoose729, you've done a good job summarizing the World of Warcraft game.
I played the game this summer and achieved the level cap.
I thought the game was boring since the start, but as others kept saying "the game really starts when you get the maximum level," I just bought their story because they've been playing the game for an extended periods of time.
It was the opposite. The game pretty much ended at max level.

I'll have to point out that the questing was JUST as mothergoose729 explained.
Pretty much all of the quests were "run to him.. talk to him, run off and kill 10-50 of these monsters."

The so called "endgame" consists of doing the same dungeons and raids all over and over and over (and over) again, so you could get better armors. When you get the fancy armors, you can bear the monsters a little bit better and do a little bit higher damage. Guess what - you don't really need the special armors since you were already able to complete the raids and dungeons in the first place. And as mentioned before, every time a new expansion comes out, better start doing it all over and over again.
In the endgame you're also familiar with the content so you won't have much to explore anymore.

For the PvP. As the WoW players know, one or other class is better at PvP in each different patch, so people switch between the current "overpowered" PvP class (spending extra time to get PvP gear that would reduce the damage received in the PvP).
Just for comparison - if you buy the GW PvP pack, you can have some harmless PvP fun as long as you want. No monthly fees, worrying about armor or anything.
Edited by Karlz3r - 10/2/11 at 4:34am
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post #20 of 72
I tried playing it once before too.... never again.
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