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    Maybe that has to do with the pet battles going on facebook or something?

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    "computer game discs"

    I'll just leave that here.

    "Computer game software, computer game discs, downloadable computer game software, computer game software downloadable from a global computer network, interactive multimedia computer game program; Downloadable electronic game software for use on portable electronic devices such as mobile and cellular phones, laptops, handheld computers, and tablet PCs.
    Entertainment services, namely, providing on-line computer games; providing on-line non-downloadable computer games that may be accessed via a global computer network; providing online news and information in the field of computer games"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buxton McGraff View Post
    There are some pretty desperate people trying to convince themselves that WoD isn't legitimate.
    At this point, I'm just trying to convince myself that the time-travel aspect is over-blown. That, at worst, it'll be Cataclysm levels of time-travel. I think the WoD is virtually certain to be the title of the next expac.

    If it is, it does seem to make for an interesting title progression though; the second xpac title (and the second in a row) to use an in-universe proper noun rather than referencing game-universe specific things with common English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xilurm View Post
    If you look it says "computer game discs". I doubt a browser game would require a disc.
    Yeah, that doesn't make sense, and I have no clue. Maybe that's a just-in-case thing? Maybe if they ever wanted to release... something related to that game on a computer disc?

    Then again, the alternative could be a console game. Game disc, and non-downloadable.

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    It's just weird that people seem to totally forget about the previously confirmed Iron Horde...how do we know that isn't the name of the next expansion??!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nindoriel View Post
    There was one line, that Fleugen pointed to in another thread, that appears in no other Blizzard trademark.


    Non-downloadable being the key word here. What could this mean? The game can not be downloaded, but is accessed via a global computer network? No patches, no digital download? A browser game, a game for mobile phones, a console game? Then I googled that line and it gave me almost only Warlords of Draenor hits on the first two pages, but it also gave me this

    http://www.trademarkify.com.au/list/...mputer%20games

    I don't know those games, but I recognized one name. Zynga. Could this really be a browser game?
    Read the entire line, the definition, and the combination of definitions this applies to. Or just read about 5 words back.

    You see? some people don't see how this paradox makes sense. Imagine time travel in WoW now.

    Edit: basically what it said is, that it falls under the category "Entertainment". Which applies to online games, or online non-downloadable games that are accessed through a downloadable network. Which WoW is, as you only get some software for use to access the game on blizzard's servers.

    Now there is the other definition, which defines that it also involves the discs with the game software we need to access WoW, that is the patcher and/or launcher or something.

    This way of filing trademarks might have changed since MoP was trademarked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nindoriel View Post
    Yeah, that doesn't make sense, and I have no clue. Maybe that's a just-in-case thing? Maybe if they ever wanted to release... something related to that game on a computer disc?

    Then again, the alternative could be a console game. Game disc, and non-downloadable.
    Imagine if Warcraft 4 was ever available on console.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arbsbear View Post
    Imagine if Warcraft 4 was ever available on console.
    PC players would rage.

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    The difference between WoD and MoP is that MoP had all the copyright information that would lead us to believe that it was an expansion, the only thing threw people off was that Blizzard made statements saying that its "probably just a minigame or something."
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    Obviously a Pet Battle browser/smartphone game.
    I actually submitted that as an idea.

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    Guys, the trademark offices aren't exactly experts on video games. The exact text of the application isn't going to be accurate.

    It might just refer to the fact that the game isn't completely downloadable (ie, it's a client-server application).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nindoriel View Post
    PC players would rage.
    Maybe console players would finally demand mouse-like controllers :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mormolyce View Post
    Guys, the trademark offices aren't exactly experts on video games. The exact text of the application isn't going to be accurate.

    It might just refer to the fact that the game isn't completely downloadable (ie, it's a client-server application).

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    Maybe console players would finally demand mouse-like controllers :P
    Isn't the company who files the trademark the one who picks the categories? Even if not, it's still odd that this is the first time a Blizzard trademark mentions non-downloadable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nindoriel View Post
    Could this really be a browser game?
    No. You're looking into things far too much.

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    I believe that's because you download World of Warcraft, and then buy the expansions that unlock the content of the already downloaded World of Warcraft.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nindoriel View Post
    PC players would rage.
    Who said it was only on Console, maybe both PC & Console.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nindoriel View Post
    Isn't the company who files the trademark the one who picks the categories? Even if not, it's still odd that this is the first time a Blizzard trademark mentions non-downloadable.
    This is what we're getting at here. People seem to be completely ignoring that this is the ONLY TRADEMARK that Blizzard has ever made that includes that. All expansions have not had this included. All games that were trademarked in the past x months have not included it, including Heroes of the Storm and Reaper of Souls. WHY now? Why with Warlords of Draenor is it included? That is the only question; If you believe it is the expansion, why is it included in the expansion? Is it a feature that is included with Warlords of Draenor perhaps? Is it because Warlords of Draenor isn't the expansion, but something else? Is it because Blizzard has been filing their trademarks all wrong?

    That's all I want to know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arbsbear View Post
    Who said it was only on Console, maybe both PC & Console.
    Then it would probably be downloadable from Battle.net

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omoidaseba View Post
    Read the entire line, the definition, and the combination of definitions this applies to. Or just read about 5 words back.

    You see? some people don't see how this paradox makes sense. Imagine time travel in WoW now.

    Edit: basically what it said is, that it falls under the category "Entertainment". Which applies to online games, or online non-downloadable games that are accessed through a downloadable network. Which WoW is, as you only get some software for use to access the game on blizzard's servers.

    Now there is the other definition, which defines that it also involves the discs with the game software we need to access WoW, that is the patcher and/or launcher or something.

    This way of filing trademarks might have changed since MoP was trademarked.
    Then it also changed since Heroes of the Storm was trademarked. However there are older trademarks that also use that line, so I doubt anything has changed.

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    ok this is a sign i need to go to bed and stopp reading mmoc tonight

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    Quote Originally Posted by MxLionheart View Post
    Actually uh, Blizz did get domains for the past expansions, the only one that has been renewed though is the Wrath one.
    they book them so others can not take it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zstr View Post
    they book them so others can not take it
    I guess they're doing it with every game right?

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    I just checked the Reaper of Souls trademark and it does also talk about "on-line non-downloadable computer games". That makes me scratch my head. I guess I don't really understand what that category means then.

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