I did it once or twice. It was bad. You weren't flying on your mount, you were flying on a vehicle was fairly obnoxious mechanics and the race course itself was not at all clear. I was not compelled to ever touch it again.
I didn't play during BC, but trying to solo Black Temple. Can someone explain to me why Illidan's adds in P2 are meleéing me for ~40K? I know it wasn't possible for tanks to have that much HP back then, so what exactly is going on that's making them hit me so hard?
Phase 2 is the fire elementals, right? First, you needed fire resistance gear to tank those back in the day. If you had no fire resistance, you were pretty much dead. Also, if you pull those elementals too far away from the Blades of Azzinoth in the ground, they enrage and their damage skyrockets. That was meant to 1-shot people back then.
If you're soloing them, that means you're fighting them both at the same time -- and if you're doing that, it's impossible to keep them both in range of their respective Blase of Azzinoth. At least one of them is going to enrage and you just need to deal with it.
Edit: Apparently you can prevent both elementals from enraging if you stand exactly in between both Blades. Thanks, readers!
Do you think the Shang Xi's Academy from Pandaren characters will play a role in the future, or is it just there?
I would guess it's just there. I don't see why they'd make a callback on that.
What is Blizzard doing in Vegas, other than hitting the bars?
I am going to assume this question is asking what purpose they have in Vegas, and not asking for a detailed breakdown of their company agenda. I believe many Blizzard employees were in Vegas over the weekend for Blizzard's annual shindig -- their 2012 wrap party.
If you are asking me for their agenda other than hitting bars, I'd be willing to bet that's the only item on their agenda at all. Maybe throw in some gambling.
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