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  • 20% (17)
    Yes best game ever
  • 47% (40)
    wast of time
  • 32% (28)
    you will get addicted
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post #1 of 50
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I heard many good thing world of Warcraft and some bad things I am not sure should I purchased this game currently since this game been out for six year now people are still playing though seems like there is still strong community in wow.

I've been trying wow trial for passed four days the cartoonist graphic aren't that great to look at. I am only level 18 right now though, Game play looks decent but Questing does get borning after while, also dungeon que system takes forever for me as dps spec.
I am sure their are lot more stuff to do when you hit level 85.

Only mmo game I ever played in my life was guild war which was long time ago. I have not touch that game in long time. I am in to first person shooting type games mostly. one of my friend is hard core wow player he told me that I would have to spend lot of time in to the game in the end. so what you guy think is Wow worth getting after
Edited by gt12345 - 12/23/10 at 12:20pm
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IMHO- No. Game's getting old already, don't have much future IMHO again


(don't go all "Hey, your a HAAATEER" on me, that's my opinion! Period.)

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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
If you liked guild wars 1 wait for 2 I'd say. If you are enjoying the trial for wow then get it, not much else to say I don't think.

Personally I can't stand the game and some of my friends always trying to get me to play it with them. The graphics were bad I thought when the game came out and don't like any better really and the game is just way to easy I feel.

If you like it though and have people to play it with it is probably not all that bad.
EXACTLY what I think too
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If you liked guild wars 1 wait for 2 I'd say. If you are enjoying the trial for wow then get it, not much else to say I don't think.

Personally I can't stand the game and some of my friends always trying to get me to play it with them. The graphics were bad I thought when the game came out and don't like any better really and the game is just way to easy I feel.

If you like it though and have people to play it with it is probably not all that bad.
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It's been fun for me, but if you expect to do dungeons or raids, you need a group of people you know. The average player can't handle the new dungeons.

If you are in a good guild though, the game is really fun. I've been enjoying it a lot.
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If you enjoy the game for what it is, absolutely.
If you get caught up with speed leveling and achieving as much as you can as fast as you can like 90% of the people that play, its a waste of time.

I have a +5K achievement point Mage but I play to enjoy the game.
I have taken raiding serious at times with various guilds over the years but now, like I said, I just play to have fun, with a little kick-ass here and there.

WoW is like a mixed drink.
Fun as hell if used right, not fun if abused.
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I would say WoW isn't worth it, but that's just my opinion because I prefer FPS games.

I've played WoW for about 4 years, and the new expansion completely changed the game; for the better of course.

$5 for WoW, $5 for BC, $20 for WOTLK, $40 for Cata, and $15 per month.
It really adds up after a while, but it's up to you to decide if it's worth it or not.

Go for the trial and test it out, however it may take a while to download. (It took me a week with my computer on 24/7. =P) 100kbp/s internet speed ftl
    
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Graphics aren't that great but the game can be quite addicting. My experience with the game is that you need to devote ridiculous amounts of time to the game to be a top player. If you play casually you will always be defeated by people with better gear.

If you don't care about PVP and just want to kill NPCs all day then find a good guild and play with them.

Fair warning: I was in a very serious guild, one of the best in my realm (server). They were threatening to kick me out because I "only" played like 20-30 hours a week... That's when I decided to quit. Even when I was having fights with my girlfriend about how much I played, not hanging out with friends in order to do raids etc. I was unable to be a top player. My gear was only an 8 or 9 out of 10 if you asked me to rate it.

Wow can be fun, just be aware of what you are getting yourself into.
    
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I picked it up a few months ago and played it for a few days. I haven't touched it since but still pay the monthly fee because I "might" want to play it again.

If you have the extra cash and you've enjoyed it then go for it.

If you haven't been enthusiastic about it then I say don't bother.

I don't miss it and I resent paying the monthly bill (I'll probably drop it soon).

I'd rather play CS:S and hang out on the server with friends than spend hours trying to complete nonsensical quests that really don't matter anyway.

Gaming is supposed to be fun not a full time job!

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post #9 of 50
The recent expansion made the game even more accessible and flooded the original zones with stuff to do. Unless you really want to make a Blood Elf/Draenei/Goblin/Worgen, you only need to grab the original game. I'd say give it a shot; but the thing about WoW, or really any other MMO for that matter, is to have people to play it with.
post #10 of 50
You can have just as much, or more, fun with much cheaper online games that don't have a monthly fee.
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