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The Queue: Boost to 90 price point, WoD beasts, and a Burning Legion double team


Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Adam Holisky (@adamholisky) will be your host today.

Queue readers! A question for you.

If you were to take a one week trip anywhere in the world and just sit and play WoW at -- where would you go? I'm talking like a mountain resort with some nice high-speed and low-latency internet.

Snacks asked:

what's the guesstimated price point for purchasing boosts to 90 when it happens?

If I had to guess I'd say $20. I really hope Blizzard doesn't go off and do something insane like $40 or $50. I've heard rumors that it's up there, but (as should be obvious since they're not any sort of headline on the site), I place zero trust in them.

But really, $20 is a good price point. Just make it happen' Blizzard. Daddy needs a new Death Knight.

Kyle asked:

If warlords is an alternate reality does that mean we will be dealing with two versions of the burning legion?

We won't be dealing with them at the same time, as far as we know. It would make sense that two different versions exist, however. One in the non-shattered Draenor (WoD version), and one in the shattered version (BC version).

I have a feeling that Blizzard is somewhat regretting the whole time-line travel story right now, there's a lot of confusion surrounding the events, and I'm seeing less thrill about it lately. I have no inside knowledge, so this is just me talking. That said, it doesn't take much to see that while people reading WoW Insider might not be very confused, there's a lot of general confusion out there, and having two versions of the Burning Legion running around interacting which each other (or interacting with the player character), doesn't help bring clarity to the situation at all.

So no -- I really doubt we'll be dealing with both in WoD.

Domisac asked:

Do you think we'll be seeing creatures like nether rays and warp stalkers in WoD?

While I suspect we will, I think there's an argument to be had that nether rays could not exist in the WoD timeline, given their name seems to be tied to a certain nether that isn't going to be a major factor in this Draenor.

Wowpedia says (correctly) that they're native to Terrokar Forest, and it'll be interesting to see if/how they pop up.

As far as warp stalkers go, I hope so -- I want another one as a pet.

Scott asked:

How does the Opera community feel about "modern" musical theatre? Like Disney.

It's going to depend on who you ask, but a lot of the modern artistic directors will say that anything which gets kids into non-crappy music is great! And that's where I firmly stand. I don't care what kind of music kids are listening to, as long as they're getting exposed to a variety of styles. I'm a huge supporter of music education, and I've made it one of my priorities to help in whatever way I can. At my other gig with Minnesota Opera, we do a lot with children, and our two people responsible for it are amazing.

If 10-year old Susie is going to walk around her house singing Under the Sea (maybe I'm dating myself, what is the latest Disney stuff?), then more power to her. If her interest in non-crappy music is nurtured, I'll bet my paycheck that in 20 years she'll be at the opera enjoying Turandot.

Have questions about the World of Warcraft? The WoW Insider crew is here with The Queue, our daily Q&A column. Leave your questions in the comments, and we'll do our best to answer 'em!

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