I think it's a cool idea.
Sounds good. I've always liked Ethereals and their trade empire -concept with princes and all. With the pandaren we got rather low profile "leaders" for both respective faction. A Nexus Prince or something along the lines feels more on the money, even if they didn't do much.
Now you see it. Now you don't.
A question, what would gear look like on an ethereal? they seem to have their own... armor ontop of their bandages, is that replaced with the gear we equip? would the armor models look considerably different on an ethereal?
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Games are not necessarily "easier" today. You are just a better player.
It takes more now to impress many gamers than it did 2-5 years ago, because so much has already been seen and done.
Many players expect to be wow'd with every release of a beloved franchise.
These are generally NOT the fault of the developers, but the fault of many players over-hyping and/or setting expectations too high.
armor would work just like normal races although for some reason i think a cool feature would be to have their hands free at all times, so glove models would have the hand bit edited out.
i think they would look a bit like blood elves in a full suit of armor but with a more laid back arrogant posture
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In a single post, you successfully shredded any doubts I had about the Ethereals as a playable race. Bravo, sir!
I'd love to see these in-game.
"Good morning!" said Bilbo, and he meant it. The sun was shining, and the grass was very green. But Gandalf looked at him from under long bushy eyebrows that stuck out farther than the brim of his shady hat.
"What do you mean?" he said. "Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?"
"All of them at once," said Bilbo.
He is the life of guilds he has never joined.
He once had a noobish moment- just to see what it felt like.
If he were to beat you in a duel, you would have to fight the strong urge to thank him.
The Lunar Elders have a holiday in which they honor him.
He can speak Darnassian. In Orcish.
He is: The Most Interesting Man in the World of Warcraft.
I think they'd have to change that lagging animation if they were playable characters, I know some people who really hated those mobs back in BC and seeing them everywhere again would be hassling.
what happens if someone was doing that pvp lag a long side the animation?
apart from the movement animation I think it would fit really well with the next xpac
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You must return here with a shrubbery or else you will never pass through this wood...alive. One that looks nice. And not too expensive.
Let's see, is that you cannot understand that however much some races can be very cool they were designed only to be NPCs?
And more in the case of a race that is neutral, that is dedicated just to trade and that none of its members would align themselves with either the Horde or the Alliance (unfortunately the current WoW gameplay only allows those two main factions, i.e. there is no neutral faction).
At the same way that asking for playable races as the Virmen or the Ice giants, it's just stupid to ask for a playable race as those Ethereal.
Anyway, Blizzard can make the impossible a reality, so everything is possible (look at the worgen), however, before adding some random playable races (such as Virmen, Ice giants or Ethereal) there are two races that have a higher priority, which have belonged to the Horde and Alliance since always and still are not playable, and these are the first races that should become playable before any other race, if only for historical justice and for their high demand!.
Of course I mean:
- The Ogres for the Horde
- The High Elves for the Alliance
id like to high elves and ogres to but dont try to downplay the possibility of ethereal just because you want those more.
ethereal make way more sense than draenei did before bc (there was no such thing we essentially got a demon race poofed out of nowhere that isnt actually a demon who worhship the light) make more sense than the worgen (worgen were completely feral creatures and i dont think there were even more than a handful that could even talk)
the goblins joined the horde and just like the ethereal they didnt have a reason to join one or the other, well they just made a new trade prince for the goblins.
and comparing virmen which have no culture, no structured leadership and can barely speak, and ice giants a huge race that look identicle to dwarves only bigger to ethereal with their own unique culture and personality, a humanoid posture, and normal size is the stupid thing
Before the Goblins were a playable race for the Horde, they already worked for the Horde and were part of it (unofficially), so that the Goblins being a playable race for the Horde was something predictable and highly anticipated.
On the other hand, do not misunderstand me, your exposure has been great and I think that the more playable races we have, the better for everyone (in fact the Ethereals as neutral race makes sense and would provide many interesting things).
But just saying that Ogres and High Elves have a higher priority than any other race to become playable.
They would make perfect demon hunters :-)
And apart from which classes they can play or not, I really like Ethereals very much and hope they become a playable, neutral race (more than I like Orgres btw).
Ogres I guess could be ok, but I'd really love to see Ethereals, they bring so much new to the table.
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Nicely done. I'd fully support Ethereals; the customization options are potentially gigantic, and they're just a generally cool and interesting race.
They'd probably be neutral, but I could see them going Alliance too. Horde already has a profit-driven race.