Some time ago before cataclysm hit WoW Insider released a number of details on racial models and soundbites from the game. Among them were several from what I believe to be Archbishop Benedictus of Stormwind. From the sound of them there was to be a major event at the chapel with some big reveal as part of the opening to Cataclysm, but it never happened. What's the scoop on this...is it scrapped, will it happen, or have I just spent a little too much time near all the talking Northrend ore?
Much like the original Alliance intro the Twilight Highlands, this content was flat-out removed. Benedictus was changed to an unnamed bishop, and Wrynn's dialogue about Benedictus' betrayal was removed. It's safe to say that that ship has sailed and we won't be seeing that content again.
Honestly, it's probably for the best. Leave the in-faction political intrigue for the Horde in this expansion. The Alliance already has precious few uncorrupted good guys.
Is there ever going to be a way to send Justice Points/Valor Points etc etc from one character to another?
While Blizzard has made leveling and gearing alts significantly easier in recent years, it's still pretty unlikely that we'll be able to send what amounts to endgame currency from one character to another. Essentially, by making it so only one of your characters has to be the endgame content workhorse, they would be encouraging you not to raid or do heroics on your other characters, or at least do both of those much less. What we need right now is not for fewer people to be in dungeon queues, that's for damn sure.
I don't see it happening in the near future.
Yesterday, my girlfriend was driving home in our car, which sports a large Horde symbol on the back window. Some guy cuts her off, then pulls into the lane next to her and flips her the bird, and yells "F***ing Horde!" then cuts her off again.
Now, I, if I were to encounter a car with a blue lion on it, would be glad to run into another wow player. Screw faction choice, it's mainly cosmetic.
Anyone else had any weird faction-biased encounters with other wow players out in the real world?
I was in a friend's car one time and we got pulled over right near my house. The cop was ready to tow my friend's car away due to outdated documentation, but he ended up just following us back to my house in the cruiser and not towing the car or issuing a ticket. Why? Because he saw the big Horde sticker on the back of her car. He asked us if we played. When I told him I used to work for Blizzard, we got into a long conversation about the game, he told me about all the Horde characters he had (his main was an undead warlock -- "no blood elves, man!!"), and I guess he felt some kind of faction camaraderie and gave us a break.
Little did he know that I main Alliance. You'll never catch me alive, copper!
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