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    I'v heard so much about World of Warcraft I've been considering giving it a go. But does anyone know why its so popular? What makes it so great?


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    Well, if you ask me, I'll definitely say its addictive. Seriously addictive once you get into it. But it does provide a lot of interesting actions, not just fighting, but also meeting people, cooking even fishing if you want to And it's kinda awesome to see how good all the cities are made, all the stuff you can do with your character.... And of course You have the amazing ability to chose so many things about your character. Starting from gear to hair cut.... So, I'd just say it's a great way to waste your time


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    Time fun is never wasted And WoW is definatly fun!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raziell
    Time fun is never wasted And WoW is definatly fun!
    haha, see, I said it was addictive
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    But it does provide a lot of interesting actions, not just fighting, but also meeting people, cooking Smile even fishing if you want to
    Theres a free mmorpg called runescape where you can do all that and more. How is Wow better?
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    World of Warcraft is FAR better made, more to do, and has better over all service. Plus, It's firm seat as Blizzards retard-baby makes it have the class that Runescape doesn't. It's a matter of prestige, and WoW, as much as I loathe the game, has it.
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    WoW is old hat as far as I'm concerned, even with the new expansion. SCII is still where it's at for me. I haven't had a chance to play it in a month though.
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    WoW, as crazy as it sounds when thinking about it, considering it has a monthly fee etc, is one of the cheapest games per hour of play time, on the market. Now SC2 actually will likely beat it out on that, but that really depends how much you play SC2.

    I read an article recently, I forget where or I would go find it again, that listed the average time spent on WoW at two to three hours per day. So let's take 2.5 hours and do some math. We find that if you play for 2.5 hours a day, in one month you spend, approx, 75 hours playing the game, or $0.20 per hour, $0.60 per day.

    This day in age, what can you get for $0.60? Not much. Maybe a candy bar.

    WoW actually makes a lot of financial sense if you're looking for cheep entertainment, that actually provides you with a lot of things to do.

    I recently (6 months ago) stopped playing myself. Primarily because my guild imploded and everyone I knew changed factions/servers/quit, and it simply wasn't fun anymore without the people to play with.
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    Not to bad. Ok next question, how much processing does it use( I know that isn't phrased right but I don't know how else to do it). I'm on dial up which can get overloaded fairly easily.
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    I've logged over 500 hours into SC2 already, and at $65, that's less than $0.13 an hour, which far beats out WoW. WoW is an expensive game, per hour, compared to ANY good/addictive RPG, RTS, and MMO game on the market. Demon's Soul's cost me 39.99 with tax. I've played over 1000 hour on that game, just over 13 months of play. the original starcraft, the first 3 warcraft games, NWN, all have WELL over 1000 hours of play from me. It's cheaper to play a one-time-cost game than a subscription game. Period.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zendra
    Not to bad. Ok next question, how much processing does it use( I know that isn't phrased right but I don't know how else to do it). I'm on dial up which can get overloaded fairly easily.
    Dial-up won't be fast enough. it's too high-quality of a game to be of any fun being played over dial-up.
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    I heard you can change the resolution settings or something, true or false?
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    true. You can make it go down to the CRAPPIEST possible setting and still have lag (sc1 is a bit laggy on dial up) up the butt, but if you want to lower the settings that much, I'd go for runescape. It basically turns into that. NWN if you like the solo rpg experience, which can transform into mmorpg easily if you get a better internet connection. I say NWN because WoW is basically a rip off of NWN, which is a "ported" version of DnD.
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    NWN? DnD?
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    Neverwinter Nights, Dungeons and Dragons; respectively
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    Don't do it! It's a trap! WoW was secretly invented by the Chinese government to make western society less productive!

    Seriously though, I used to play those kind of games as a kid. A lot. Then one day I was gold mining or performing some task, and I realized how ridiculous it was. I could at least be mowing a lawn in real life, and get paid real money. Instead, I was paying real money to perform virtual chores.

    MMORPG's are pointless, because you never win them. You just collect virtual stuff until the next expansion comes out, so you can collect more virtual stuff. Then one day, you'll quit, or they'll stop making more expansions. It's exactly like real life, except you don't have the luxury of death. The graphics in real life are far better, too.

    I don't really believe any of that, or I wouldn't be such a huge Magic: The Gathering nerd.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dunce
    I don't really believe any of that, or I wouldn't be such a huge Magic: The Gathering nerd.
    Quoted for emphasis of relevance to my life.
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    Magic, now that's a game i can stand behind!
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    I know, what nerd doesn't love a good trading card game that has DEFINITIVELY stood the test of time?
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