Mmmmh ok... my pre-60 alts rejoyce.even more easy mode activated.fix'd
Happy days cant see why people are moaning, they'll appreciate it when they level an alt. Is this coming in the same patch as the new Druid Kitty and Bear forms then? Anyone know what the craic is in regards to the Druid flight form?
WHAT THE HELL!
Wow! What does it all MEAN?Will Druids and shamans now get faster travel forms at lower levels as well?Will the world (of warcraft) ever be the SAME?I am thrilled. My rogue just finally hit level 20, and my mage and druid are in their 40's coming along nicely. Faster mount speed means the sooner there will be one more druid healer available for raids in Northrend. On my server there always seems to be SOMEONE spamming trade asking for "drood healz" for something. :-)
I demand a retroactive refund on my training and mount costs! Seriously though, not sure I like this idea but guess it could just be the whole "in my day I had to walk 10 miles, barefoot, in the snow, uphill..." sort of thing. /agreehowever, my alts will be happy and i will get over the same feeling as above once i reap some benefit from it ^^
Well damn, I got screwed. Just dinged my mage to 60, scrounged all the money I could, and got my epic ground mount, I was so happy... 5 days later this crap pops up. Good lord I am NOT happy...
Now, do people whine about gas prices today and what they were 25 years ago? Yes, but does everyone want their money back. Minimum wage is a lot higher than it was 25 years ago as well. Same as in wow with how easy it is to get gold nowadays. Granted, people whine about the cost of gas. I'd like to point out that the rise in gas prices was totally unnecessary. There was no real reason to increase the cost of gas over the past 8 years, except that the gas companies were like, "Hey let's make an assload of money! Screw the rest of America, I can afford $4.50 a gallon because I'm making something like $50 billion in profits every quarter!"Basically, you're insane if you don't "want your money back" from ridiculous and altogether unnecessary price fluctuations.The sad part is, I started playing last year, and I am still vastly upset about the mount changes. Granted, I run a mage, so anytime I'm running at all is because I'm in an instance or I need to go mine something.Also note that they didn't nerf Artisan Flying. It's still 5000g. Hmmmmm....
The only complaint I had is that I just hit level 30 and spent around 100g on an alt for apprentice riding to find out it will now be 5 gold. :(Beyond that, this does not make the game easier in my eyes. If anything, it makes it less annoying. I've yet to hear a significant argument about how taking longer to travel between two points teaches you how to play your character more or makes it easier to kill mobs than doing it quickly. Sure, it makes things quicker, but I can't see how anyone is annoyed that the grind that is inherent in MMORPGs is being reduced by Blizzard with this change. If anything, lowering the experience cap had that affect, not making mounts more accessible. In any case, I don't think anyone truly learns their character until the run in groups, so making the grind to current content heroics quicker equates to people learning their characters sooner, in my book.Frankly, I think most people who hate this change are just annoyed that they spent more money to walk slower, uphill, in the snows of Winterspring, both ways, with nary but a twig and some tarp to defend yourselves because you had to grind well beyond the minimum level requirement of the mount to be able to save the money to get one. To those people, I say: It will be ok. Have a Gingerbread Cookie and ride/jump around in circles on your mount with Speedy following you, and it will all be better. :)
I figured a bunch of people will cry about this. Saying how they want their gold back. Why should all the newbs and noobs get their mounts earlier when they didn't.Now, do people whine about gas prices today and what they were 25 years ago? Yes, but does everyone want their money back. Minimum wage is a lot higher than it was 25 years ago as well. Same as in wow with how easy it is to get gold nowadays. Blizzard made this change since they see in the future that they do want to probably raise the level cap even more. Possibly to 100. Could you even imagine the horror you'd have to suffer through if you bought the game and had to level to 100 back in the old days. When level 40 was the mount requirement. It's a great business decision on their part and I love it. Now my many alts will get leveled.Bad analogy is bad. The world economy and Blizzard's mount prices are completely different animals. Granted, both have experienced inflation, but you don't get 20g quest rewards in Azeroth at level 20. The amount of gold gained from low level quests has remained constant for quite a while now, so why should mount prices drop drastically? If we were to model training prices after a real world economy as you seem to suggest, prices should go up.Really, the only thing that bothers me is the drop in price for epic flying. That has been an achievement many people simply don't have the will-power to earn, and I think it should stay that way.
Also note that they didn't nerf Artisan Flying. It's still 5000g. Hmmmmm....Also note that they did nerf Artisan Flying. It's 5000g, but faction discounts now apply. Hmmmmm....
May I ask, what faction is used for the 5,000 gold mount cost? I'd like to start repping those on my 70 alts asap.
I wonder what will become of the paladin epic mount quest... one does not simply walk into scholomance at lvl 40.Scholomance to become level 40 dungeon? Quest removed?
May I ask, what faction is used for the 5,000 gold mount cost? I'd like to start repping those on my 70 alts asap.They don't belong to any faction, there is no reduction.
May I ask, what faction is used for the 5,000 gold mount cost? I'd like to start repping those on my 70 alts asap.I would imagine Honor Hold and Thrallmar, since that is where the vendors will be. Not many people getting the full reduction on that.
I assume it's your racial faction. Just like all other riding skills.
http://www.wowhead.com/?forums&topic=101791.3What the hell is going on THERE? Someone makes a thread 3 hours before a blue does it, and TheOnyx comes along and locks it because only mods can deliver news?What's this, corruption?
http://www.wowhead.com/?forums&topic=101791.3What the hell is going on THERE? Someone makes a thread 3 hours before a blue does it, and TheOnyx comes along and locks it because only mods can deliver news?What's this, corruption?I believe its called "perks", comes with the job! :D
This is a great change to the game, it's just too bad it took so long.
I CAN FINALLY QUIT LEVELING AND GANK THORIUM! WOOHOO!And I feel happy not sad, because the friends I invited to WoW can enjoy! Why would anyone want a refund?Thats it!Do you know what discount would I get 4 buying epic flyer skill when Im exalted? 1000g! I am also collecting mounts. I bought every vendor buyable mount! now look at how much gold I would save!Now that you got the point...To Blizzard: I DEMAND A REFUND I SPENT ALMOST 10K GOLD ON MOUNTS AND NOW U LOWER PRICES BY 90% ? READ MY LIPS: >:((I feel better now, but bloodlust spell doesnt have a very long CD so I want my money back NOW)
What the hell is going on THERE? Someone makes a thread 3 hours before a blue does it, and TheOnyx comes along and locks it because only mods can deliver news?What's this, corruption?It's called so we don't have 20 threads about. That's why the mods do that.