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    Next Xpac Leak - Ex Blizzard Employee

    Ex-Blizzard employee here.

    As expected, the next expansion will be a world revamp but not all at once. Iridikron and Xal’Atath will open the way for the void lords to consume Azeroth so most of the planet will be covered in void. (In the sense that some zones will be separated by void while other completely engulfed by it). It’s the best way we found to make a revamp without having to do everything at once. So we’ll start by having access to a few zone and we’ll expand with time. It’s done that way because we started all the zones from scratch. We realized very early that old zone are about 1/3 - 1/4 the size of modern ones and keeping them this size felt off.

    The focus is not ONLY on the void. The xpac takes place in Lordaeron and Quel’Thalas/Quel’Danas (Quel’Thalas is gorgeous). Scarlet are a problem. What’s left of the Scourge is a small problem. And having everyone stuck in this small zone is a problem because of resources. And of course void creatures.

    Lordaeron City is the main hub. Main cast is Thrall, Jaina, Velen, Calia, Lilian Voss with some familiar faces having smaller roles as well.

    Fun fact: We made the Vindicaar crash at the beginning to explain why we don’t use it to go to other zones. That’s also why Velen is there.

    The point is having more zones opening with time and finding out what happened there during that time. These zones will have their own issues as well so not everything is related to void. We didn’t want a Cata 2.0 in 10 years. There’s an in-game explanation as to why we can’t open portal to other zones. I think it was because of leylines corrupted by void or something, unless they changed it since I left.

    Also, Bronze dragons allow us to go back in time to the normal, now old, zones. Cause we still gotta have access to capital cities and stuff.

    All that to say that we’ve been working our ass off in the last couple of years making this. I see a lot of assets getting leaked and there are MUCH more. I hope you guys like it.

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    I hope this is true but I'm not holding my breath.

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    Oh this sounds actually fun.

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    pog if so

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    Sadly this is fake.

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    ....I don't buy into it..

    But if it comes out true, then I'm all for it.

    It just seems weird that everything is casted in void but that if we uncover it, it won't have any "negative effects" on the zones effected by it. I'm pretty sure if the Void corrupted the land and was removed then it would look like some dead wasteland as a result.

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    If this is fake and hes not an ex-blizzard employee, then blizzard should hire him

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    Prob not true, but sounds amazing.

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    Judging by the replies all it takes to get people to like your fake leak is promise to rehash old content. Neat.

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    Again: Datamining debunks all fake leaks. Heroic / Epic Edition of 11.0 and other achievements tied to it / things to be revealed at Blizzcon suggest the next expansion is elemental / dwarven themed involving Khaz Algar and the Sector referenced in DF. Look it up on Wowhead, it's kind of obvious what the theme can and can't be now; so Void, Light, Scarlet Crusade, Quel'Thalas, world revamp and things like that are just 100% fake at this point, no matter how cool they sound, sorry.

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    It feels a bit too good to be true, to be honest, but I like it. I'm a sucker for "back against the wall, push back against the darkness" type of stories. Hopefully, something like this would give us a reason to recruit more Allied Races like Ogres and Broken to join the fight.

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    If this is false then i am sad.

    The community comes up with so much better stuff than a company with thousands of Devs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yzmor View Post
    Again: Datamining debunks all fake leaks. Heroic / Epic Edition of 11.0 and other achievements tied to it / things to be revealed at Blizzcon suggest the next expansion is elemental / dwarven themed involving Khaz Algar and the Sector referenced in DF. Look it up on Wowhead, it's kind of obvious what the theme can and can't be now; so Void, Light, Scarlet Crusade, Quel'Thalas, world revamp and things like that are just 100% fake at this point, no matter how cool they sound, sorry.
    Elemenral/Dwarven sounds boooring

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    Can any mod explain please how many of these shitty spam 'leeks' we need to finally ban anyone who post this and insta delete thread?
    One, two, ten are okay i guess as some of them are funny or got some cool ideas made by AI.
    But recently we got a few per day...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yzmor View Post
    Again: Datamining debunks all fake leaks. Heroic / Epic Edition of 11.0 and other achievements tied to it / things to be revealed at Blizzcon suggest the next expansion is elemental / dwarven themed involving Khaz Algar and the Sector referenced in DF. Look it up on Wowhead, it's kind of obvious what the theme can and can't be now; so Void, Light, Scarlet Crusade, Quel'Thalas, world revamp and things like that are just 100% fake at this point, no matter how cool they sound, sorry.
    To be fair, some of this could be 10.3. I doubt they would make an entire expansion around dwarves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nalam the Venom View Post
    If this is false then i am sad.

    The community comes up with so much better stuff than a company with thousands of Devs.
    Cause the community knows how to spin cool ideas that in practice don't work out.
    As they say. Everyone thinks they are an "idea guy" but that is cause everyone is, and idea guys only matter if they have the knowledge to actually make that idea work.

    Cause yeah of fucking course if someone comes here and says "wow should revamp every old zone every expansion to keep them up to date, make every race playable. And add thousands of new cosmetics." That sounds fucking awesome, yeah community comes up with so much cooler stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quellious View Post
    To be fair, some of this could be 10.3. I doubt they would make an entire expansion around dwarves.
    We made an entire expansion around demons, around undead, around pandas, around orcs, around demons again, around dragons, I'm sure they can do one about dwarves.

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    Please be real. Poggers.

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    Whoa guys it says Ex Blizzard Employee in title, must be real.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yzmor View Post
    Again: Datamining debunks all fake leaks. Heroic / Epic Edition of 11.0 and other achievements tied to it / things to be revealed at Blizzcon suggest the next expansion is elemental / dwarven themed involving Khaz Algar and the Sector referenced in DF. Look it up on Wowhead, it's kind of obvious what the theme can and can't be now; so Void, Light, Scarlet Crusade, Quel'Thalas, world revamp and things like that are just 100% fake at this point, no matter how cool they sound, sorry.
    There's no reason that Void can't be the major theme of the expansion just because there were some Dwarven things datamined. Void would want to seep down into the earth and corrupt/consume Azeroth. There are going to be dwarves involved because dwarves live in the earth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lostsoup View Post
    Judging by the replies all it takes to get people to like your fake leak is promise to rehash old content. Neat.
    Not really, I'd like a revamp as much as the other people on Team Revamp.

    But the only reason why I somewhat believe in this "leak" is due to two things that were said.
    All that to say that we’ve been working our ass off in the last couple of years making this. I see a lot of assets getting leaked and there are MUCH more.
    This part of the leak holds up because there's been assets that have been found since as far back as BFA that were left unused. So it would make sense that they made a ton of assets in preparation for a revamp in mind.

    The other thing is this,
    We realized very early that old zone are about 1/3 - 1/4 the size of modern ones and keeping them this size felt off.
    This quote might not seem like much, but I noticed something was off during the Kalimdor Cup event about those races. The zones in DF were BIG... and I mean BIIIIG areas compared to Classic/Cata's areas. DF's zones are able to house up to six dragonriding races in each zone.. with only Ohn'ahran plains having 5 courses and the waking shore having 8 different courses.

    By comparison the zones in the Kalimdor cup can only house up to 1 race per zone.. and even then, not every zone gets their own course. If you compare Old Zones from Vanilla, you'll realize just how small the old world actually is compared to the newer zones.

    What I'm implying is that a revamp would actually deal try to figure out something involving the size of the zones to be a bit larger or merging two zones into a bigger zone.
    Last edited by Woggmer; 2023-10-02 at 11:02 AM.

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