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  1. #41
    Quote Originally Posted by Constellation View Post
    Angry bees have a chance to spawn from any flowering plant. Ya that'd get annoying after a while. I already hate virmen and grainhawks with white hot rage from sunsong ranch farming

    really wish u could use that axe in the tree stump to 1 shot them
    Or that Sho wuould actually deal with the virmin.

  2. #42
    I really like gathering as it's own profession, would it be better combined? Yes as it's more convenient but I still dislike the idea, guess I'm too used to how it is currently as its a system alot of MMOS follow.

  3. #43
    With the changes to Sunsong Ranch (higher yield for gathered items) and now blacksmithing, I can see them doing something like making all gathering available to everybody in the future.

    Have a pick? You can mine if you have Blacksmithing, Jewelcrafting, or Engineering.
    Have a spade? You can pick herbs if you have Alchemy or Inscription.
    Have a knife? You can skin creatures you kill/earn loot from as long as you have Leatherworking.

    The tradeoff? They let you get your "farm" sooner than level 90. Move it to some reasonable place in Azeroth, like Durotar or Elwyn Forest and allow the low-level characters to generate their materials. If you also happen to find something in the wild, good for you. You get a skill point. Otherwise, just visit your farm periodically and grab what you need to do your professions.

    As for major professions themselves, turn them into a legitimate alternate means of gearing a character up. Think akin to the patterns we get from raids now, but for each slot (depending on the profession) and the gear gets as good as it needs to be to enter LFR for the given patch. Alternatively, allow professions to "break down" non-tier gear and learn how to mass-produce it (or something similar) to sell to others. Sellers keep their money-makers, while people who don't want to raid now have another option to gear up. Take that with a grain of salt, as I'm sure there would be serious tweaking/number adjustments made.
    Last edited by Edlarel; 2013-02-04 at 08:57 PM.

  4. #44
    I dont think that BS increase with new mats is something that is going into live. I think it is just a way to level up BS on the PTR to test the new thunder forge.

  5. #45
    Quote Originally Posted by Hypnozis View Post
    I dont think that BS increase with new mats is something that is going into live. I think it is just a way to level up BS on the PTR to test the new thunder forge.
    That is entirely possible. Somebody with Twitter hit up GC!

  6. #46
    Quote Originally Posted by Trubo View Post
    Or that Sho wuould actually deal with the virmin.
    or even the dog! I see him running around chasing his tail when there are virmen to dig up and violently shake >:|

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    Would like it to be like gw2 where everyone can gather everything.

    Current gather profs are just such a wasted slot.

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    I'd prefer if they way they level up is changed. As the OP said you out level zones before your profession is high enough for the next zone so why not just have gathering professions scale to level? I.E. Westfall is a 10 - 15 zone you can't gather there until your level 10.

  9. #49
    Quote Originally Posted by Edlarel View Post
    With the changes to Sunsong Ranch (higher yield for gathered items) and now blacksmithing, I can see them doing something like making all gathering available to everybody in the future.

    Have a pick? You can mine if you have Blacksmithing, Jewelcrafting, or Engineering.
    Have a spade? You can pick herbs if you have Alchemy or Inscription.
    Have a knife? You can skin creatures you kill/earn loot from as long as you have Leatherworking.

    The tradeoff? They let you get your "farm" sooner than level 90. Move it to some reasonable place in Azeroth, like Durotar or Elwyn Forest and allow the low-level characters to generate their materials. If you also happen to find something in the wild, good for you. You get a skill point. Otherwise, just visit your farm periodically and grab what you need to do your professions.

    As for major professions themselves, turn them into a legitimate alternate means of gearing a character up. Think akin to the patterns we get from raids now, but for each slot (depending on the profession) and the gear gets as good as it needs to be to enter LFR for the given patch. Alternatively, allow professions to "break down" non-tier gear and learn how to mass-produce it (or something similar) to sell to others. Sellers keep their money-makers, while people who don't want to raid now have another option to gear up. Take that with a grain of salt, as I'm sure there would be serious tweaking/number adjustments made.
    Hmm interesting, but you are missing some crafting professions and leather is used for more than just LW, JC needs also herbs, etc. You can overhaul the professions but it'd be a lot of work. Hopefully Titan has a better design
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  10. #50
    Quote Originally Posted by Hypnozis View Post
    I dont think that BS increase with new mats is something that is going into live. I think it is just a way to level up BS on the PTR to test the new thunder forge.
    If that was the case, the mat cost would be a lot less.

    That said, it may not make it to Live, but I don't think it's a PTR-only thing.

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    As if gathering is that hard. Takes like an hour to get 200 ghost iron ore.

    I like gathering, put on some music, or play Dr. Who on Netflix on my nook and go gather the shit out of Pandaria.

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