If you could be any class IRL, which would you choose?
I would be a warrior. Because only a warrior could survive all the stuff
I mentioned in here. Or, conversely, would be dumb enough to let all the stuff I mentioned in there happen.
Assuming you had free reign over the legendary questline, what would you change?
The PvP requirement. I get why it's there. I don't care. I don't like it. I'm not going to get any of my alts that cape because I absolutely refuse to do PvP content to get a PvE item. If I have to do PvP to get the cape, then the cap shouldn't be downscaled in PvP.
QFTQ: Playing other MMOs with warring factions and seeing how interactions between players of said factions develop communication-wise, after 10 years do you think the inability to communicate with/understand the opposite faction is still relevant and justifiable in WoW?
I mean, I understand the reason it was put in place, but back then we were all teens prone to name-calling each other but now (and I'm making an assumption here so I could be wrong) most of us WoW fans are in our 30s+, some married with children! Does it still make sense to not allow inter-factional communication? I know it works in other games so is it still too far-fetched to think it wouldn't in WoW?
With that said, do you think someday Blizzard will ever drop this language barrier if enough ppl ask for it?
I just got done writing that I didn't even know if factions were relevant in WoW, so I'm probably already on the side of letting people talk to each other. Let me first state that I don't think WoW's fanbase having aged actually means we're better about trash talking each other. Plenty of people with children behave worse than those children when they play games or are out in public. I'm not sure at all about this idea that we get better behavior based on age. I also think it's kind of irrelevant - I see a lot of younger people in my WoW playing experience.
Ultimately, not allowing cross-factional communication is aimed at keeping us from cooperating, and forcing things to remain at a remove. It's intended to make the faction choice itself a relevant one, since you can't even talk to those people (and yes, it was rooted in player trash talk). Would it be a positive change to allow Horde and Alliance to talk? I personally think it would. But I can understand why Blizzard may not run to do it.
If you were to be given a question along the lines of "Who in the Horde's past was evil and who is currently evil in the present", you would get name after name thrown at you.
However if you were to ask the same question for the Alliance, who would you go for, both past and current?
Garithos. Sucker wasn't just evil, he was so racist that he caused problems that well outlasted his death. A minor military functionary before the fall of Lordaeron, he absolutely ruined human/blood elf relations forever.
Pretty much every member of the House of Nobles in Stormwind that blocked Varian's attempt to pay the masons. Sure, there was a dragon there, but they were just acting out of greed.
Maiev Shadowsong. I'm not saying I'm happy
about it, but her actions in the Wolfheart novel are just plain evil. Maiev as a murderer just is such a waste of a good character.
There's more, but those are some I would list off the top of my head.
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