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World of Warcraft: Legion

Fight the Legion, not Me!

A screenshot of the demon invasion in Dun Morogh; my character in a gnomish vehicle, fel-green meteors raining from a space ship

Since the pre-expansion-event started, I've voiced my discomfort regarding maybe not the largest part of the community, but the loudest and least avoidable. I can't shut up about it because there'd be no place for me in a community like this. So here is what bothers me in a nut shell: Very mouthy, very dominant people have lost the fun in playing the game, became incredibly material and superficial, and apparently can't be bothered by anything other than immediate, solid reward anymore.

While Mobs Glorify Witch Hunts ...

Published by Brunold on Fr, 08/05/2016 - 10:40 in

So the camera distance limitation will partly get reverted. The real heroes now will be those who intentionally subject themselves to health issues to help Acti-Blizz (and other institutions) get a better understanding on how people got sick in the first place. I'm not one of them and in all of this, I've never been. I wasn't affected in the slightest because I'm the fucking future. The people suffering are others and there's nothing I can do about it. This isn't my story, but neither is it one of those who'll enjoy the enhanced camera distance.

On Health used as a Tool

A screenshot in front of Stratholm from the dungeon "The Culling of Stratholme" - not really important

Criticising polarisation in discourses is a popular sport currently. Rightly so, since its consequences appear to be pretty bad. But at the same time, the discourse concerning gaming sickness gets treated as one of the two poles within the discourse concerning the camera distance restrictions Acti-Blizz apply in Legion (which are live since the pre-patch hit servers).