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Ok, so here's my story...

About a year ago I bought WoW + both expansions, and I played the 30 days that came with it. After that I had to stop because I was busy and didn't have much time back then.

Earlier this month, I bought the new Cataclysm expansion, along with 30 days of game time.

I started over, and currently have a Tauren Paladin at level 39. And I'm starting to question... Was it really worth the money? Should I quit now? Does the game any better than this?

All I did so far was a few dungeons, a battleground, and grinding above all.

I'm not the one paying for the subscription, my dad is, but still, I'm not sure if it's worth continuing paying...

On the other hand, if I stop playing just now, I feel like I've really wasted all the money on the game + expansions + the game time for nothing, as I've barely experienced the game at all...

So... Can anyone help me with this? I feel like I'm stuck with the game even if I want to quit... And it's not like I'm even addicted :/
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post #2 of 31
I never really recommend playing world of warcraft, not that I'm saying it's a bad game.

Time and money could be better spent on other things.

I say stop and never come back. Thousands of ex-wow players wish they didn't play it.
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If you enjoy it, sure. If not, then get rid of it.
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i tried wow, and wasnt wowed (pardon the pun), give EVE a shot, im loving it
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i tried wow, and wasnt wowed (pardon the pun), give EVE a shot, im loving it
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post #6 of 31
quit and live life.

WoW is a life waisting money sucking evil being and should be shot on sight.
it will addict you!
play real games like BFBC2/COD/SCII/Homefront/TW:Shogun 2 before its too late!
    
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post #7 of 31
Personally i dont think 1 month is enough for Wow. If you have time to play then its one of those games that its worth playing. Some hate. I used to play back in the day and i miss it now, its too different not to get it again so i dont bother. Also if you have friends that play then its more reason to keep it but if all you do i splay alone then quit.
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post #8 of 31
It's not as bad as some make it out to be. Just need to play in moderation and know your limits. (Feed the kids/dog, don't ignore wife/hubby, etc) lol

If you're just gaming and ignoring the rest of the world, then it's is issue. This goes for a lot of other games too, I've seen people play FPS's non-stop and ignoring everything too, but WoW is obviously the most targeted.

Anyways, you said you have Cata, so why not level up and at least get to the new content, it's actually pretty fun. It's crazy easy to level now, the game practically holds your hand on quests. lol Play at your own pace, still easy enough. Make it at least worth the money ya paid into it.
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well its more of a question if you think you like it or not. If you dont, and really want to play an MMO then I suggest RIFT. I left WoW as its old and outdated. Nothing will ever be like vanilla WoW, and with each expansion ya I played and ran dungeon after dungeon, but only to have my gear be obsoleted by end of year. As a casual player this would be frustrating, but even more so for those that hard core it to an extent only to have to do it all over again.


I personally tried Rift due to having Eyefinity and wanting a game that worked well on it, and was instantly hooked. Left WoW and never looked back.
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Thanks guys.

I'm not even sure if I'm enjoying it at the moment, as stupid as this may sound.
Maybe I need to hit 85 and experience endgame content...?
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