General BlizzCon discussion

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General BlizzCon discussion

Unread post by Wain » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:51 am

As I write this BlizzCon is just over three hours away. Soon, the next expansion shall be revealed, and hopefully some glimpses of possible pets! So exciting. Back in a few hours :)
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Unread post by Valnaaros » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:23 am

So excited!! Can't wait to see what will be the future of WoW :D

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Unread post by Quiv » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:34 am

The MMO Champion 8.0 speculation thread is a hoot.
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Unread post by Valnaaros » Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:58 pm

Battle for Azeroth may be the title of the next xpac. A trademark was filed in New Zealand, and when you search worldofwarcraft.com/battleforazeroth in the url, you are redirected to a page that automatically adds hyphens to the name: worldofwarcraft.com/en-us/battle-for-azeroth.

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Unread post by Wain » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:07 pm

Aha :) That, at least, sounds legit :)
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Unread post by Valnaaros » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:17 pm

I have to say, the name is rather generic. Hasn't every xpac been a battle for Azeroth? lol

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Unread post by Wain » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:54 pm

Yeah :) But if it's real, maybe it refers as much to the battle for the soul of Azeroth (which is novel) as the battle for control of the world (which happens all the time)?
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Unread post by pop » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:58 pm

It's 2 a.m here. I slept earlier and set my alarm just so I could watch the stream.

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*THAT WARCRAFT STAGE OMG it brings back wc3 memories!

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Unread post by WerebearGuy » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:18 pm

Not gonna lie, this Blizzcon Opening Ceremony started off really weak. That long white-background ad with the cringe comments about how gaming changed their lives was painful to watch. They milked things WAY too hard, almost like a poorly scripted thing. Sure hope that was the worst of the stream, because that was kind of awkward. Very awkward.

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Re: General BlizzCon discussion

Unread post by pop » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:24 pm

WerebearGuy wrote:Not gonna lie, this Blizzcon Opening Ceremony started off really weak. That long white-background ad with the cringe comments about how gaming changed their lives was painful to watch. They milked things WAY too hard, almost like a poorly scripted thing. Sure hope that was the worst of the stream, because that was kind of awkward. Very awkward.
I thought the white background family/friend comment about blizzard games was ok and sweet :). But I do think the last part where they repeat family, friends over and over again a bit cliche and been done so many times and it felt 'forced'.


I'm really disappointed that someone spoilt about HOTS new heroes online so I wasn't that excited about the cinematic.

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Unread post by Wain » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:28 pm

I liked the opening thing, actually. I thought it was sweet :) Though I felt *really* old to see adult players talking about how they played WoW on their parents' knees as kids :P
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Unread post by Wain » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:33 pm

The artists responsible for the Hearthstone promo trailers never fail to make me laugh. The art is great and they do such a brilliant job. :)
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Unread post by cowmuflage » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:36 pm

I just got up. Sounds like I have some catching up to do XD

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Unread post by cowmuflage » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:41 pm

Hmm might just be easier to wait and not watch it live. The lag here is so bad XD Damn kiwi net.

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Unread post by pop » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:50 pm

Yes an evil support in OW XD

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Unread post by cowmuflage » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:02 pm

Classic wow server option.

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Unread post by pop » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:15 pm

OMG LONG NECKS!

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Unread post by Wain » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:18 pm

So new continents are Kul'Tiras and Zandalar. Zandalar has loads of dinosaurs :) I think Kul'tiras had a new parrot model but I need to go back to the trailer to check.

The theme makes me worry that we're going to be pressured into PvP (or pseudo-PvP) even more than before. I hope that's not the case.
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Unread post by Valnaaros » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:19 pm

That was amazing!!!

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Unread post by cowmuflage » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:20 pm

Did anyone else see the mermaid harpy thing? and the snake men?

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