Last edited by dryankem; 2013-01-07 at 07:38 PM.
"Man is his own star. His acts are his angels, good or ill, While his fatal shadows walk silently beside him."-Rhyme of the Primeval Paradine AFC 54
You know a community is bad when moderators lock a thread because "...this isnt the place to talk about it either seeing as it will get trolled..."
Personally I've quit. AlisonPrime had it right, MoP has an incredibly intimidating alt progression path... and seeing that having/gearing/playing alts was a huge reason I played this game I found myself with nothing to do. I've also lost some interest with account-wide achievements/mounts. Made my alts feel less unique, like they were no longer themselves but an extension of my main.
As for anyone else besides myself? A few friends quit, but a few friends are still playing.
If that's the way you see the zones in Wrath and MoP, I feel sorry for you.
Northrend simply wasn't all snow at all and Pandaria is certainly not all forest.
"Distinctly themed" does not mean they are interesting. Hellfire and Blade's Edge can be removed from the game entirely for me, that's how awful I find them and that's my opinion, something I am fully entitled to. Nobody said you had to agree with it.
Why another one of these threads? There are like 100 daily. Look at the numbers. Anything that pertains to this game is dwindling. Its not even a question at this point. The only reason this game is still around is because other game companies can't pull their heads outa their butts and create the next gen MMO, so what we are left with is WoW, where 100's, if not 1000's of hours are already invested. The plea for something new and better is out there, its just up to these multi-million dollar morons to create something.
i guess if you want a straight, short and simple answer yes?
a more detailed answer and i would say that wow probably reached its peak but will still continue to generate revenue for a long time and is in no way "dying". is the population down? of course it is, it lost what 2 million subscribers in Cata? they said the number was back over 10 million with MoP launch which is to be expected but i doubt very seriously youll ever see WoW go above the 12 million threshold and stay there for as long as it did before.
the real question however is, what difference does it make? if youre playing, and having a good time what does it matter if theres 50 people playing or 50 million? im currently playing swtor and id be surprised if theres more than 500,000 people playing that game. the only time you should be concerned about how many people are playing is if the company is on the verge of shutting the servers down because its costing them more money to run them than theyre currently making off of keeping them on. you wont have to worry about that in WoW for a very long time.
Ponies are for little girls, deal with it.
All servers experience a drop in population after a patch starts getting old. Happens all the time. People get happy with their full Normal clear and unsub until the next raid patch.
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I don't love all aspects of WOW, I don't mind doing some dailies but MOP had way too many (although I didn't kill myself like a lot of people did and then bitched about it). Wish the 5 mans had a little more challenge and wish there was some VP gear that wasn't tied to reps (consider it poor mans VP gear), but I'm still enjoying myself despite a few minor beefs (dislike druid's mushrooms as well). And if I enjoy the game I'll play, when I'm not I'll do something else.
We don't know the level of passion at blizzard, we don't know what's in the pipe or what isn't.
My server pop has pretty much always been medium as long as I can remember from early TBC. I will say this though; Ever since faction change came out the server has become extremely horde dominant. My enthusiasm for the game has gone up and down but I've always preferred it over other MMOs. I'm mostly enjoying myself right now as well. Also Jaylock you sure do you love creating all these wow negativity threads o.0.
If you really need me to provide multiple examples of this in wow then I will, despite how obvious those things should be.
My server, which has been on life support for the last 2 or more years, finally died.
I don't blame MoP for it though, i've been enjoying whatever i could experience so far, my realm just wont allow me to fully experience the entire expansion...
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Cata didn't have a new continent as I prefaced beforehand. Porting from Org/SW doesn't exactly immerse you in the new areas either.
Pandaria is pretty because of an upgraded engine but still it's essentially trees. Different colored trees but trees non the less except for Kun-Lai summit which is more snow... Yay for snow!