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    I've played World of Warcraft for more time than I like to admit. It was... scratch that. is the game almost every other MMO takes key from.

    With the new expansion, Warlords of Draenor , they're going to be be updating the visuals of the game in an attempt to modernize it. The new models are looking great- on par with lots of today's new games that share a similar art style. But is that enough?

    I don't think so.

    Like I mentioned, the game is going to look good. Just looking at it, you're not going to think that it was released a decade ago. That's where the rejuvenation stops.

    With no announced plans to modernize the actual gameplay, WoW is, at heart, the same game people have been playing for 10 years! It's the same gameplay that other developers have essentially been copying, tweaking, improving ever since.

    Playing World of Warcraft: WoD looks to be the equivalent of a 20 year old playing with a shiny baby toy. They may pick it, give it a shake but then they realize it's a f*cking baby toy.

    The gameplay in WoW can't even come close to comparing to the games that were spawned because of it. It may appeal to people who have never played a decent modern MMO but it's most likely not going to bring back old players or convert players who are already invested in another MMO.

    I personally won't be buying the expansion.
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    Save WoW? lol
    It is still the most active/populated mmorpg in the world.



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    Yes. "Save WoW."
    As in the game has been in decline the last few years. Declines that have persisted despite the last two expansions.

    To Save WoW would be to halt the decline and possibly result in long term gains.
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    At end they will add Gay mariage System to get more players

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    Quote Originally Posted by FarmerM View Post
    Yes. "Save WoW."
    As in the game has been in decline the last few years. To "save" WoW would be to halt the decline and possibly result in long term gains.
    can't save archaic gameplay no matter what they do

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    Why do they need to change the formula when they still have several million subscribers, and are making billions of dollars off of the game? Not to mention, they've experienced an increased subscriber base since the announcement of Warlords of Draenor. Honestly, anyone who thinks WoW is dying anytime soon is deluding themselves.


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    "They've experienced an increased subscriber base since the announcement of Warlords of Draenor."
    It's unique phenomenon that that has occurred every time Blizzard has announced an expansion for WoW. The last two expansions have shown this to be a short term increase.

    Sure, It will take WoW a while to die, but there is a continuing decline that if left unimpeded will lead to the game not being profitable enough for Acti-Blizz to maintain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FarmerM View Post
    It's unique phenomenon that that has occurred every time Blizzard has announced an expansion for WoW. The last two expansions have shown this to be a short term increase.

    Sure, It will take WoW a while to die, but there is a continuing decline that if left unimpeded will lead to the game not being profitable enough for Acti-Blizz to maintain.
    That will never happen. The only way WoW will close is if blizzard announces WoW 2 or another sequel. The only game playerbase that currently rivals it is League of Legends. They are also funding a big budget movie which probably cost them millions of dollars so I'm sure they aren't worried about money right now.

    And lets not forget the last option for every p2p mmo is going f2p. F2P WoW would probably give the game another 10 years of life, easily.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FarmerM View Post
    It's unique phenomenon that that has occurred every time Blizzard has announced an expansion for WoW. The last two expansions have shown this to be a short term increase.

    Sure, It will take WoW a while to die, but there is a continuing decline that if left unimpeded will lead to the game not being profitable enough for Acti-Blizz to maintain.
    which probably wont be until their next mmorpg, hell even then i can see WoW still be successful.
    its like asking if adding a new flavor to bacon will save it, while bacon will always taste good, no matter what. ofcourse if u eat it too much it will get boring, but after a while it will be delicious again.
    hmmm bacon!
    now if u excuse me i have some bacon to consume!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abhorsen View Post
    which probably wont be until their next mmorpg, hell even then i can see WoW still be successful.
    its like asking if adding a new flavor to bacon will save it, while bacon will always taste good, no matter what. ofcourse if u eat it too much it will get boring, but after a while it will be delicious again.
    hmmm bacon!
    now if u excuse me i have some bacon to consume!
    im sorry but you can't compare bacon to world of warcraft because bacon can be used in a variety of ways but wow will always be played the same way.
    they can add all the fluff they want (lol city building) but the core is still the same and honestly i don't understand how people can still enjoy it after all this time.

    there's a wolf in my heart

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