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Blizzard announced bringing World of Warcraft Classic at Blizzcon


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#41 Thain Esh Kelch

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Posted 15 January 2018 - 07:43 AM

View Postthe Battle Cat, on 12 January 2018 - 11:34 AM, said:

You know, I've never played WoW.  I keep hearing stories like you guys are telling, basically that you tend to regret spending so much time on it even though you were very engaged at the time you did.  Over the years, even from the beginning, people have fired warning shots across my bow and I've taken heed.  I have too much of a problem with addictive playing not to.
You missed out on something, and I do recommend you try it when they relaunch vanilla. I never reached the end game, but took my time exploring and having fun, and I still remember it as one of the best gaming experiences I've had. Mind you, this is based on vanilla and the first two expansions. I tried again with one of the recent expansions, after they made it kiddy-friendly, where you gain a level every time you look at an enemy and more or less the only stat you have is your gender, and that wasn't very interesting. So I am definitely looking forward to WOW Classic.
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Posted 15 January 2018 - 10:49 AM

Right now I'm playing Fallout 4 every spare minute of my time, including minutes I don't have to spare, so my game addiction is being well fed at the moment.  But I will take your advice if I ever start Wow and play the vanilla version you are recommending.  Thanks for the tip.
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Posted 02 February 2018 - 08:49 PM

Forbes had an interview with Blizzard on WoW Classic:
https://www.forbes.c...raft-interview/

Still looks like its going to be awhile, dang it.

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Posted 03 February 2018 - 06:34 AM

Man I hate Forbes' website, it is soooo slow and chunky. That being said, at this point I don't believe Blizzard knows what they are doing and that they have no clear plan on how to execute this.
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Posted 03 February 2018 - 08:37 PM

Like I want to take them at face value about the complexity blah blah its like removing the oregano from spaghetti sauce. I do a little development at work, at a certain point you archive *cough lose* old versions etc... but Nostalrius was managing just fine until the C&D so idk I guess hire those folks to fire up a couple blades and be done with it.
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Posted 04 February 2018 - 05:14 AM

My perfect scenario is one where they use the modern engine, modern graphical assets, but change all the game mechanics and GUIs to the way they were at the end of WotLK.
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