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The Queue: Savage crime! It was not yet her time!

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.

The inimitable Jake "Virt" Kaufman did this rock opera arrangement of, well, the Opera medley from Final Fantasy VI for the Balance and Ruin album, released this week.

arconx asked:

When was the kingdom of Azeroth renamed Kingdom of Stormwind? It was called that during WC1 and WC2 but now it seems blizzard retconned it, or is there a in-universe reason for that?

In WC1/2, the landmass currently known as the Eastern Kingdoms was basically the entire known world. With WC3, the world was suddenly much larger, so the world became known as Azeroth and the kingdom formerly known as Azeroth got its own name. Worth noting that in WC2, Azeroth is used to refer to a region, a kingdom, and the entire world, so it was apparently all up in the air even then, which isn't surprising.

TMNT4Ever asked:

My wife was thinking about signing up for WoW. I have a free authenticator on my tablet but we were wondering if she could use my Authenticator with her account. My tablet is the only device in my house that we can get the free Authenticator on so it would be nice if she could just use mine. Thanks in advance.

Blizzard used to allow one authenticator to be attached to several accounts, but unfortunately that policy has since been changed. You'll need to two authenticators for two accounts.

dwhyld asked:

Why no new classes? I honestly don't understand people who say they don't want new classes. You don't want more things to do in the game?

Maybe I'm in the minority here, but: I have three max-level characters, four ones hovering around 85, and a few more around 70. I can barely motivate myself to level the ones that are at 85. I've been playing this game for almost ten years. I have a full-time job and a freelance job. The thought of bringing another character from 1-95 or whatever just so I can enjoy it at its intended level is downright exhausting. I like the idea of new classes. But the reality of new classes is that I have to level them from scratch if I want to enjoy them. At least with a new race or with new character models I can race/faction change. You can't class change.

My monk is level 17. It was the best I could do.

pmarsico9 asked:

If they remove normal modes, they'll bone a lot of guilds that don't have any interest in doing the content twice. There are guilds out there that only do normal, farm it for gear, then stop raiding the tier.

...Why couldn't they do that with flex mode?

RyanWilliamVoll asked:

With the Trolls currently being angry with the Horde, I think a good idea for the next expansion would be a civil war within the Horde, after the fall of Garrosh. Where the alliance also becomes split, helping different sides of the Horde (but not in battle with each other).
This then leads to the expansion after the next (7.0).... Where the Alliance and Horde split, and form two new factions. (Ex: New Alliance - Humans, Gnomes, Blood Elves, Worgen, Tauren, Pandas...... New Horde - Orcs, Goblins, Undead, Pandas, Draenei, Night Elves).
The Trolls, and Dwarfs will split among each other, creating two new classes "new trolls, new dwarfs"..... where the new trolls join the alliance, and the new dwarfs join the horde.
The Chief of the Tauren take over as the leader of the Alliance, and the leader of the Blood Elves commands the Horde.
This would lead to new story line for the unrest in Azeroth.

Putting aside the incredible leaps required for any of that to happen, there's just no way Blizzard is going to mess with faction composition this late in the game's life. It's been the one consistent thing the whole time: I am Alliance, or I am Horde. I'm sure Blizzard could come up with story beats that cause unrest within the factions (look at the current Horde!) without resorting to just reshuffling the deck.

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