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The Queue: Gangsta

Michael Sacco
Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Mike Sacco will be your host today.

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Adam asked:

Do you think we'll see another raid after the big bad boss raid this expansion as we have with others (Sunwell after Black Temple, Ruby Sanctum after Icecrown Citadel)?

Blizzard reps did say that this was the last major content patch before MoP, but I think the wording on those statements has been altered slowly since the patch was originally previewed, so we honestly have no idea at this point. I hope we don't, but only inasmuch as it would mean Pandaria would be here sooner.

Noyou asked:

Why are some real life creatures given slightly different names in WoW. Zhevra, Crocolisk, to name a couple.

The same reason why in any given Star Wars novel people will use phrases like "like a lightsaber through bantha butter!" instead of "like a hot knife through butter" -- silly fantasy worldbuilding.

Then again, zhevras have horns and crocolisks have six legs, so they're technically different animals, even if they're very clearly based on real-world animals.

Luotian asked:

I recently got a nook color and discovered the wonderful world of Apps. I love playing around with the thing on my lunch break, and I can't help wishing there was a WoW App for me to play with. Not the full game, mind you, but something that might let me farm or craft or load one zone to play around in for a little while.

Do you think anything like that will ever be released?

I think it's honestly pretty likely. Blizzard has this Blizzard Arcade initiative we heard about at BlizzCon, and the mobile space is obviously growing, so I wouldn't be at all surprised if we saw some kind of WoW action going on in the mobile space sometime soon.

Ronni asked:

Do you think we will get more races to play after Panda in a future expansion? Naga/Murloc/Gnoll/Ooze-expansion?

I think neutral races are the way of the future, if we get new races again at all. We've probably passed the point where it's worth the development time to create two different races for each faction, and there are some pretty cool options for neutral races that just wouldn't quite fit in either faction alone.

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