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blah blah blah, when addicts exist, blizzard shall also.
Pretty much this.
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Scary thought, the sales revenue of WoW is greater than the GDP of some countries...
Scary but true.
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It's only selling this well because
you can't pirate it. well you can but servers aren't cheap(by no means am i suggesting that anybody go out do this)
AND even when you do have a private server i can't imagine that it's fun or have enough ppl to raid or pvp(not speaking from personal experience or anything but i seen videos)
So well played by blizzard in term of business but i played on off for years and the game is only OK at best
But good job to blizz for creating a game experience that cannot be replicated and your only option is to buy the legit copy and pay the monthly fee in order to enjoy the full WoW experience
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They got so much sales cuz main gamers is 12-18 years kids.
 
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I must be really, really weird... cause I tried to get into WoW, I really did. I just couldn't. It bored the hell out of me having to travel so much and constantly have to upgrade weapons/armor/spells. It seemed like the game had way too much to it that I had to understand to be any good at it. I also hate playing with others both online and in person, and WoW certainly isn't a game that you can get very far in if you try to solo everything.

I played it on and off for a year about around the time that Burning Crusade came out. I really enjoyed the questlines and atmosphere, it made me very happy and immersed in another world... it just... bored me, as well. I suppose that's why I enjoy Oblivion so much, since it's fully single player which means I can just dork around and do whatever. MMO's aren't my thing...
    
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Bull. Best selling PC game my arse.
    
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Can't you say this about pretty much any game?


Counter strike 1.6. But then again, I play competitively.

EDIT Wait, you said $60 games. I only paid $20 for this game, so I guess it doesn't apply. And you also said 4 months. I played for 3 years, so I guess that's another reason it doesn't apply.

I hate to do this man... But CS/CSS was a huge part of my HS life. First, the guy who said 1.5 IS correct, there was a 1.5 cs out. Actually there have TONS of different versions to CS, its only....uuhh a 12 year old game now? I remember 1.3(think that was the one) when they first brought out the shield/famas/etc.

Or better yet...anyone remember when shooting while running didnt lose any accuracy then standing still? OR how about that m4 with a scope?

I grew up on cs lol

I actually have been playing cs since it came out, I only started to get more serious when I got into HS. Started playing CAL when it first got going into the cs scene and ended up playing a TON. Never did get CAL-I but I was in CAL-P/M for....hell like 11 or so seasons(off and on)?

I also played css in CAL on a medicre CAL-M team. Also....He paid 60 bucks back in the day.

Edit: Of course Im 25 now, been outta HS for quiet a while lol. Both games are dead to me anymore though.


Back OT, WoW is awesome, cata is even more awesome... Ive been having a ton of fun.
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CS 1.5 was the last version on WON/Non-Steam. 1.6 was the first version developed around the time Steam came about. It was also the first version to bring the Famas/Galil/Shields, not 1.3.

And this is so off-topic, but I couldn't resist correcting.
    
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CS 1.5 was the last version on WON/Non-Steam. 1.6 was the first version developed around the time Steam came about. It was also the first version to bring the Famas/Galil/Shields, not 1.3.

And this is so off-topic, but I couldn't resist correcting.
It all blends together when you see 20bazillion updates. And actually you are right, for some reason I was thinking 1.3................1.3 was when cs first brought in voice comms and HLTV...I also have vague memories of crying about the changed hit boxes.


Wait.....why do I care anyways.
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haha, shield was the most lulzy thing you can buy. it was rage inducing when it first came out. servers either ban AWPs or shields.

brb, stopping an AWP bullet to my face. (counter-trolled)

brb, having 2 feet shoot-outs. with AK vs deagle
Edited by dontpwnmebro - 1/12/11 at 4:06pm
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