OMG 13:37 - Then Jesus said to His disciples, "Cleave unto me, and I shall grant to thee the blessing of eternal salvation."
And His disciples said unto Him, "Can we get Kings instead?"
I get that you flier haters have tons of free time and do not mind taking 3 times longer to accomplish things, but in a game... it shouldn't have to.
doesn't matter if farming mats is slower or faster. when they take everything into consideration, you'll only gather as many mats in a certain time period as they intend. this would be true if there were no mounts at all and you walked everywhere or could teleport form node to node.
no flying has zero effect on material gathering
Blizzard removed my subscription from WoD's features, it'll be added sometime later.
And thus I give you: MALE contraception!
Flying - My Paladin flys with a 492% speed increase
Riding - He moves at 241% speed increase
Running - 130% increase
Please explain again how flying has NO effect on gathering. Obviously you have discovered a path around physics and shared it with Blizzard.
I've decided to not discuss with them anymore, lolercaust. It is endless and you'll get stuck in a primitive loop of the same things. *I want to do this fast, i want to do that fast. Superman literally listed his 10 or so reasons as to why Blizzard should keep flying and every single point was "I need it so i can do this faster"
TBC - Hit 70 - go fly
Wrath - Hit 80 - go Fly (patch 3.2 made that 77)
Cata - Hit 60 - go fly
Pandaria - Hit 90 - go fly
WoD? Hit 100 - wait til patch 6.1 (unless of course we decide after everyone buys the game and we have the money in our pockets we justwant to say fuck it and leave it out of the game but won't comment now cause that would just mean fewer game sales)
I am just fine with seeing how things go til 6.1. But the speed of the flying mounts allows me to play 10 hours a week the way I have become accustomed. Without the speed, I am reduced to about 4 hours a week of actual non-farming play time. I have no intention of spending the same amount of money for half the amount of content, and the removal of a key feature which I personally find invaluable.
People can make up all the bullshit excuses they like, but until I see some shred of evidence in the patch notes, or blizz finds a way to get me from node to node just as fast as a flying mount, I am keeping everything in the "I'll believe it when I fucking see it" pile.
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I'm growing tired of this myself.
I guess it's natural that some people don't want to have their fast travel removed. I just wish there was more open-mindedness, more thought towards the possibility that this little experiment MIGHT bear some significant results that will make the game better. I have my misgivings (since I absolutely LOVE my flying machine and nether drake) but I am willing to suck it up if it means potentially making the game as a whole better.
Last edited by Rutger; 2014-04-20 at 12:53 AM.
There is the ability to fly to all of the Pet Battle Tamers (in WoD)
There is the ability to fly up to the spires in Arak (in WoD)
There is the ability to fly off to grind rep (in WoD)
There is the ability to fly to dailies (in WoD)
There is the ability to fly off and explore the zones from a bird's eye view (in WoD)
and dozens more reasons why flying mounts improve my QoL in this game. Also, I made sure to include the WoD part for any of the rocket scientists who like to point out "But you can fly to all those things now herp derp".
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If you grow tired of the fight, then stop fighting. But myself, and the handful of people who firmly believe permanent removal of a prominent feature in a future release is a MAJOR mistake. I can tolerate it for a patch. But come 6.1, I'd better be completing some quest and unlocking flight, cause I have NO problem taking my generous hobby wallet to another MMO. I will find a game that ADDs features, and doesn't GUT the expansion for a theory.