I've been playing WoW since Vanilla, but I went on hiatus towards the first tier of raiding in Cata. Coming back at the tail end of the expansion, I was pretty surprised and excited about the introduction of LFR. It seemed like a wonderful way for a casual or returning player like myself to enjoy this new content.
What I didn't realize or know, up until this expansion, was that LFR is released nearly the same time as the normal mode content! This does not sit well with me at all. It's not because I'm elitist. Rather, LFR is so darn faceroll, that you get to see all the content right off the bat... instead of having to work you tail off to make it to the next stage.
My guild for example, while we're still working our way through finishing HoF, will now be face rolling our way through Terrace today in LFR... what the hell!
Don't you remember that feeling seeing Rag the first time after weeks (months) of working your tail off? Neferian? Kel'Thuzad? Lich King? ... walking into his chamber, that rush of finally making it but knowing your battle isn't yet over. Then... that... final... kill. The rush is awesome, right? Well... now you get to see it in week 2, and facerollolol the boss while ignoring all his mechanics. WTF!
Look... LFR has it's place. However, as far as I'm concerned, Blizzard is ruining the experience that raids had provided us. They should do one of two things (a) release LFR much later down the road OR (b) tune LFR to actually be difficult, where you MAY NOT actually finish it, then tune it down two months later
Am I crazy?