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It's not blizzard anymore, it's viacom.

And they already ruined diablo III by turning it into a WOW clone, and now they're selling in game items too?
I think you mean Vivindi?


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Yeah.... Who gives a crap. Anyone who plays WoW at a reasonable level won't be affected by this. Only people who are terrible at the game to begin with and have to do nothing but normal dungeons.

A noob with a crap load of gold never affected any player who raided on a regular basis.
As you say, it doesn't really affect a raider, except maybe that players can pay to be carried through content (common on the one server I played on).

The problem is that this is just the beginning.

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grooming the fans for Diablo 3.
I was thinking the other way around actually, make the shock announcement of gold selling in Diablo3 to test the water, then slowly impliment it in WoW after the zealots have defended/justified it to death.

Next will be something like buying the previous level of tier "for players who don't have the time to aquire gear for entry to current content".
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Quite frankly, who cares, if you don't have a couple hundred thousand gold already then you're probably a noob anyways.
Nice generalization and it's incredibly untrue. I don't have massive ammounts of gold because I don't farm. I have enough of a gold income to sustain my characters needs and that's it. Not having 100k gold has no correlation to skill.
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It's not blizzard anymore, it's viacom.

And they already ruined diablo III by turning it into a WOW clone, and now they're selling in game items too?
What an incredibly stupid post. I wish I could take your one rep away from you.

Anyway...

I personally feel that WoW is finally on it's way out, and it's cash cow time. Trying to milk what they can out of the game before the next gen of MMOs knocks it over is a smart business decision. It's sad to see WoW starting to shrink after being a pretty big part of my life for the last 7 or so years, but I think it's time to move on. Blizzard makes amazing games, so now I can hope that the next MMO to knock WoW over is the unannounced Blizzard one. They've already said that they are planning to "take every subscriber that WoW has." I just hope we finally get some details at Blizzcon in a couple weeks.

... though I would be lying if I said I wasn't really looking forward to GW2.
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They make 1 thing wrong and now they r looking for taking a industry of their own size???
    
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They make 1 thing wrong and now they r looking for taking a industry of their own size???
What?
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What?
You see, they've made one thing wrong, and now they're looking for taking a industry of their own size.
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You see, they've made one thing wrong, and now they're looking for taking a industry of their own size.
Ohhhh. It makes sense now.
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Nice generalization and it's incredibly untrue. I don't have massive ammounts of gold because I don't farm. I have enough of a gold income to sustain my characters needs and that's it. Not having 100k gold has no correlation to skill.
Agreed, I sit around 30k because i refuse to farm and my guild pays for repairs and flasks so i just don't spend or make money really.
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Nice generalization and it's incredibly untrue. I don't have massive ammounts of gold because I don't farm. I have enough of a gold income to sustain my characters needs and that's it. Not having 100k gold has no correlation to skill.
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Agreed, I sit around 30k because i refuse to farm and my guild pays for repairs and flasks so i just don't spend or make money really.
Its actually pretty true. You dont have to farm to make gold at all. I started a level 1 toon on a new server, walked to SW and never left it again. A week later i had made just short of 20k.

That toon is still sitting in SW at level 1 with over 100k. If you cant make gold without farming then its no one fault but your own.
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Its actually pretty true. You dont have to farm to make gold at all. I started a level 1 toon on a new server, walked to SW and never left it again. A week later i had made just short of 20k.

That toon is still sitting in SW at level 1 with over 100k. If you cant make gold without farming then its no one fault but your own.
And where did this magic capital come from? Don't even begin to tell me that you made over 100k with the mere few copper you started with. I don't sit and play the AH. I don't farm. Has nothing to do with me being ba, but that I don't care to invest that much effort into a video game anymore.
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