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    Re: Battle for Azeroth

    Report the crap out of everything you find that's not working correctly. It's the only way to hope for a fix in time for release.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Delores Mulva View Post
    Report the crap out of everything you find that's not working correctly. It's the only way to hope for a fix in time for release.
    They're not just busy fixing things, they're also busy breaking them.

    The intro quest to the swamp was broken with the latest patch. So general chat in-zone is a constant stream of people asking if the intro is broken for others...

    New people can't start the zone's quest chain until the intro gets fixed.

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    Stuff like that will happen with every patch. When I did the WoD beta I would start moving a new alt through all the intro stuff after every patch, just to make sure stuff hadn't been broken and to re-send reports on anything that hadn't been fixed. I think that's part of why I became so disillusioned. I saw how much had been reported to them and not fixed, and I'm not talking balance concerns, lack of content, or any of that subjective stuff. I'm talking "this NPC isn't working correctly" or "this dialogue contains the following spelling/grammar errors".

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    New people can't start the zone's quest chain until the intro gets fixed.
    It will get worse. I bet at least once there's going to be a bug that leaves characters that have progressed to a certain point stranded, unable to continue, when it's fixed, forcing people in beta to abandon those characters. The people who just want to test the top-end stuff hate those.

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    Re: Battle for Azeroth

    Yrel Goes... The Crazy Dark Fate of Draenor & How It Foreshadows The Next Big Evil In WoW


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    Blizzard are better at writing wikipedia entries than stories? Ouch. I liked Warcraft 3 and The Frozen Throne, it's only the mmo stuff that has disappointed me. The story tends to not serve itself as much as it serves the gameplay decisions they decide to implement each expansion.

    Having said that, I do sort of appreciate them flipping the script on what happened in Draenor though, as mentioned in this video. Might make the time travel nonsense worth it. (didn't play WoD)


    Every few years I get the itch to play again, and tend to suppress it, but this time I have been messing around with the F2P 1-20 option to see what is different. At first I did it just to see Teldrassill and the Night Elf starting areas before they are gone, then went ahead and did the Undead starting area for the same reason. I started wondering where these two races are going to end up, and the more I think about it, the less I think Blizzard is going to completely redo as many zones as it would require to actually make each continent belong to only one faction.

    My prediction is that Night Elves and Undead will keep their capitals but in a ruined state. It's a bit of a shame, as the world could use shaking up. I would hate for Night Elves to lose Kalimdor though. I think it's easy to forget how distinct their culture is supposed to be from the rest of the Alliance, and this would be the death of that.
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    In one of the latest beta patches they removed the Undercity, Dalaran (and a third) portals from the troll city portal room. The undercity zeppelin from org is dead as well.

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    Have they indicated what will happen to the zone progression for starting Blood Elves and Draenei? Making each faction be on a single continent makes sense from a game flow perspective; it's like merging servers without merging them. They could even eliminate low-end quests on the "wrong" continent to ensure players naturally group together. But those two races need to be connected to the correct continent for that to work.

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    I just checked and the zeppelin tower TO brill has barricades around it, but up on the platform is a portal to pre-event Undercity.

    And The Bulwark flightpath is the only horde flightpath in Tirisfal. but all the horde Silverpine flightpaths are still there.

    Edit: exiting pre-event undercity leads to normal Brill, except the zeppelin towers are barricaded and now have portals to where the zeppelins used to take you.
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    I'm quite positive going into this expansion - been playing the alpha and the beta religiously, and they have been steadily improving on things.
    Whenever I have encountered same bug on a quest on different playthroughs, I keep reporting it. It gets fixed eventually.

    Even minor stuff like spawn/droprates for mobs get improved.
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    If you liked/loved Legion, you'll be in for a good time in BfA. It's more of the same (WQs/M+/raids), with a few fresh sprinkles thrown in.
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    Unicorns are now tamable in beta.

    edit: The 5 million gold mount has a repair merchant and an auctioneer. The Brontosaurus mount is still huge.
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    Re: Battle for Azeroth

    Quote Originally Posted by Delores Mulva View Post
    Have they indicated what will happen to the zone progression for starting Blood Elves and Draenei? Making each faction be on a single continent makes sense from a game flow perspective; it's like merging servers without merging them. They could even eliminate low-end quests on the "wrong" continent to ensure players naturally group together. But those two races need to be connected to the correct continent for that to work.
    Well while I'm in the process of being wrong about things, those are some of the oldest areas still in the game and should probably be reworked at some point. Maybe stats aren't the only things being squished and Blizzard will remove some more of the unused capital cities. I don't remember if I saw it in-game or read it somewhere but I know there is drama between the blood elves and the few elves loyal to the Alliance, so maybe Quel'thelas will become one of those new warfronts they are talking about in Battle for Azeroth.

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    Re: Battle for Azeroth

    5 MILLION GOLD BRUTOSAUR MOUNT - Is It Worth It? | WoW Battle for Azeroth


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