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I blew my nose, does that count?
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post #92 of 158
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Originally Posted by Plex View Post
Lol I had a good laugh.

You are trolling, right? Regardless of your opinion, Blizzard's titles (all of them) are insanely successful. I personally play SC2 nonstop, and when I'm not playing it I'm watching massive e-sports league that is the GSL in South Korea.

You can call it a rehash or uncreative all you want. Doesn't change the fact that their games consistently break every record there is in every genre they decide to tackle.

Guild Wars evolved the genre? Haha. Alright.
Regardless if you want to take the valid point that Guild Wars did more for the genre than WoW did one can't simply state that because a company is successful or profitable it develops fun games.

There are a myriad of reasons why WoW is so successful, among which: the simplified mechanics of the game, WoW took what many MMOs did before them, polished it into a universe well known to many gamers, and unleashed it to the general public.

WoW is ten times more accessible than any other MMO, it uses basic classes familiar to almost anyone, has no complex leveling system and uses quite a lot of PvE content to entertain just about anyone.

In other words, WoW does not apply to a niche market, instead it tries to address the general main-stream market, and it bode them well.
Simply pointing towards its success or the amount of profit it makes, does not mean everybody around you has to like it, nor does it prove that it has enhanced/evolved the genre in anyway.

Just because millions of people bought an iPhone, iPod, iMac etc. doesn't mean their products are particularly good.

If WoW works for you, that's your blessing, nobody can ever say otherwise, if you like that game, by all means keep updating your subscription.
But don't ignore other people' comments or critics just because you don't agree with it.
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Originally Posted by SoulThief View Post
Just because millions of people bought an iPhone, iPod, iMac etc. doesn't mean their products are particularly good.

If WoW works for you, that's your blessing, nobody can ever say otherwise, if you like that game, by all means keep updating your subscription.
But don't ignore other people' comments or critics just because you don't agree with it.
I love that you took one of my posts in the middle of a conversation completely out-of-context. Here are a couple other quotes from yours truly in this thread:

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Originally Posted by Plex
Yeah, this argument doesn't really work with something as opinionated as a video game. I might despise Lady Gaga and find that other artists are much more enjoyable, and her success has hampered similar artists' ability to succeed and be noticed. Her popularity is the measure here-- nothing more, nothing less.
and another:

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You don't like WoW, and that's fine. But you have to realize that just because you think other games are better doesn't mean that they are, and it certainly doesn't mean that everyone else thinks they are, either.

Just saying, before you try and call me out as shallow or biased or something. I was knocking on the person that you quoted me talking to for the same reason you're trying to knock on me. I was saying that you can't just make a blanket statement that a game as wildly successful as WoW is a "failure." Sure, that doesn't mean you have to like the game. The best part about that is no one is forcing you to play it.
Edited by Plex - 3/8/11 at 7:11am
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This is what I read.

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However, he did say Blizzard's assembled a "dream team" of marketers for the project, and that the company expects to market it to be successful and "blow people's minds". Don't hold back on the marketing, the guy.
Who do you think will be in this rounds TV commercials I got $1000 on Charlie Sheen!
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Originally Posted by Plex View Post
I love that you took one of my posts in the middle of a conversation completely out-of-context. Here are a couple other quotes from yours truly in this thread:



and another:




Just saying, before you try and call me out as shallow or biased or something.
Again, if WoW works for you, that's good, stick with it, you don't have to keep defending it, or try proving other people wrong simply because you don't agree with them.
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Again, if WoW works for you, that's good, stick with it, you don't have to keep defending it, or try proving other people wrong simply because you don't agree with them.
I'm not defending anything. On the contrary, I'm stating that everyone is entitled to their opinion.

I'm having a difficult time trying to figure out if you're intentionally ignoring what I'm saying or if you're just trolling.
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It will most likely be a great game on release, then fail 3 years down the road like wow did.
Yeah it reallly "failed". That's why Cataclysm sold more copies in the first 48 hours than any game in history for PC almost two times over....
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I'm not defending anything. On the contrary, I'm stating that everyone is entitled to their opinion.

I'm having a difficult time trying to figure out if you're intentionally ignoring what I'm saying or if you're just trolling.
Everyones opinion of 'fail' is different in this discussion, others see fail as a word that describes a game is not successful which is the group you belong to, again that's your choice, I am not combatting it.

What I infer from his message is that WoW (again for him) took a turn for the worst, and he dislikes the game because of that.
Star Wars Galaxies did that too, the game was really fun, I enjoyed it, until after Sony released an update that broke the game for me, still the game is mildly successful but it 'failed' for me.

And no, I am not trolling, clearly you should seek a better argument, as stated I don't care if you play WoW, if you fancy it, great, it doesn't for me, my magic is with EVE Online, is it better? Hardly so, you can't compare them, I just like the way that EVE Online works.
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I started playing wow some time before sunwell was released. In a few months I ended up killing KJ. I was hooked. When wrath came out I watched the game I grew to enjoy slowly die over the next year.

Here's to hoping Blizzard has learned from their mistakes. It certainly looks like they were headed in the right direction with Cataclysm.
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I have no doubt it'll be good. But I'm not going to waste time waiting for the game... anticipating one MMO (SWTOR) is hard enough and that ought to keep me going for the next several years.
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