Hello, I am Zean. Some of you know me on the server and others may not. I mainly play as a rogue and spend most of my time on the server (probably 80%) of it in the world doing PvP. So my viewpoint and opinion will come from that. I have not raided on this server at all so that will also be a factor in what I have to say. Thank you.
----I half agree with this statement, BGs are an important part of the server. They are the main way to obtain honor for new players to buy gear, talent and spell resets, dual spec, and other misc items. Removing the option to do it during the week would hurt many players trying out different specs and gearing up. This would hurt your whole point of trying to get players to stay.
----What raid loot are you talking about? Molten Core, BWL or AQ? Because AQ isn't out in world yet. So it must be BWL, and if so, we have already seen this effect with the addition of Nef loot added to crows chest. The top 2 main guilds zerg the chest with groups of 5 plus, making it impossible for small groups of friends or solos (aka new players) to have any chance of getting it. If you force out raid loot from world mobs and only into Crows/Invasions/Dailys. You will just create more of a gap. Even if you leave Molten Core/Ony loot in world mobs and increase their drop rate, without the chance to obtain BWL gear, most new players and even veterans will lose any chance of making gold to gear up or purchase BWL or better gear seeing as Molten Core/Ony Lair items are already only worth about 10-100g if that, and most are vendored as if it was a blue, even by me.
No. No. No. No. No. What the f*** is this? As I have stated and most people know, I play ambush rogue and do world PvP 80% of my time on the server and I hate this idea. I do not want to know where players are by just having them added to my friends list or /who or a addon. This would DESTROY new players from ever getting gear or doing anything. Just no. Even with the idea that you have to have spoken to a player or been in their guild, I have been in 6 different guilds, with a total of probably 200+ players combined, I have whispered and interacted with over 100 players on the server. So I would then have "spoken" to them through a whisper, allowing me to then /who or add them to a friends list and find their location and kill them. No. No. This is awful and hurts new players the most. I wouldn't want to hit lvl 60 my first time, have some guy whisper me "Hello how are you", me to reply and then 2 minutes later get kicked in the nuts because I have now spoken to that player. #No
This is fine to increase world drops as long as you don't remove BWL items from the loot tables as I previously stated. Molten Core and Ony Lair items are already vendor trash for most veterans, increases its drop rate for new players would give them the a good head start IF they can also get the chance at BWL gear.
Yeah, not sure why this wasn't already done.
Yeah, the daily quests generated lots of opportunity for new players to get gear and have a go at world PvP
How about instead of Deinstanceing raid/dungeons. Make them only doable once per account/ip per week. If a guild has gone through the effort to learn the strats to the bosses, make the a spec to do them, get a good group of players together. They shouldn't be punished for that, there will always be Hardcore and Casual players in any game. You can't take that away to make everyone equal.
---How about just a dungeon daily where you get a chest like during the brewfest event which will give 1-? pieces of gear. If you allow people to just spam run hardcore dungeons for raid loot, you will get the same issue you stated in #7 that you don't like. Big guilds learning the hardcore dungeon strats and farming gear to hoard. ../sigh
A reward system for logging in to play a game? No, thats worse than a participation trophy. Typing in your password, hitting enter, and getting free crap. No. Daily quests would be enough
----I have talked about a glory system before in a previous post about the Outlaw system. I do think a world pvp glory/reward system would be a nice addition.
I paid 30$ for this god damn altar. It is not getting removed. If you want to make the cooldown account wide instead of character, thats fine. The rune/orb system is fine but does need a new player tweak. The main issue with alot of builds currently is REs and Gear. Gear is obtainable by world loot but REs not so much. I would HIGHLY recommend making all or a majority of the White/Common REs not require orbs to put on gear anymore. Give each new player 5 free Random Enchants when they hit 60, (common ones only) and make them cost 5-10g or 1 orb to put on a item. This would bridge a huge gap between new players and veterans. Giving them a easy fighting chance with the build they want.
No. You cheat, hack, dupe. Get. Banned. Delete their account, let them start over from scratch. Don't have to ban the IP, but ban and delete the account that has cheated/duped/hacked.
This is my opinion. Enjoy.
Sincerely, Zean your friendly ambush rogue.