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the simple fact that i have to PAY TO PLAY has kept me away from this game 9 years biggrin.gif

I actually dont think the pay2play model is wrong for a game like WoW. I'd rather have this then a DLC and Microtransaction infested game which is pay2win.
    
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I was also one among the subscribers.
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to be fair

the mmo genre is dying

and wow is the last of the dying breed

that is why you see all these mmo's gonig free2play lately
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MMO genre is not dying, the trinity (tank healer dps) style that WoW has refined (and milked) is just too old now. To be honest, you need a solid background history like WoW and an entirely different system to be better than WoW. That trinity style is refined as sht, there's nothing left. It's like x86 cpu architecture, it's going 100 mph towards a wall. That wall looks bigger(closer) than ever now.
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i wonder how long wot will keep going seeing its the bigggest mmo on the planet
    
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and there is this coming out soon hopfully

http://survarium.com/en/page/about-survarium
    
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I was also one among the subscribers.
You and I both, bud.
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MMO genre is not dying, the trinity (tank healer dps) style that WoW has refined (and milked) is just too old now. To be honest, you need a solid background history like WoW and an entirely different system to be better than WoW. That trinity style is refined as sht, there's nothing left. It's like x86 cpu architecture, it's going 100 mph towards a wall. That wall looks bigger(closer) than ever now.

I hope x86 ins't going 100 mph into the wall because thats the direction all the consoles are going mad.gif
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I hope x86 ins't going 100 mph into the wall because thats the direction all the consoles are going mad.gif

For now biggrin.gif Consoles can change their hardware any generation. There was a debate RISC vs CISC (x86 kind of) in the past. Intel and AMD had to invent lotsa ways to blur the differences of both architectures. Now there's ARM. We'll see how x86 will fare against that. If there are no single core Processors today, that means whichever architecture compliments multi-core / parallel computing more will be mainstream.
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to be fair

the mmo genre is dying

and wow is the last of the dying breed

that is why you see all these mmo's gonig free2play lately

The MMO is far from dying

You see free2play because it's an easy way to get people playing and then have other features cost money such as transfers, costum skins, content or whatever the company making the game desire.
Also, some people doesn't even consider MMORPGs because of the monthly subscription fee, this is a way of getting new people into the genre, that might not have been intrested due to the monthly fee.

League of Legends(Isn't an MMORPG) but it's been using the free to play strategy and see how well that have paid off. They're making tons of money on other features than the subscription.
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