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World Of Warcraft Is A Pusher, Targeting Lapsed, Weak Gamers

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With its latest expansion Cataclysm having been out for a few days now, the hardcore World of Warcraft players have already bought it and are exploring its many changes. Those who haven't, you are being tempted by free game time.

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Anyone who has bought either of the game's last two expansions - Burning Crusade or Wrath of the Lich King - is being offered ten free days spent with Cataclysm, during which time you have the option of playing as a Goblin or Wargen, the two new races added in the expansion. Those above Level 78 can also, during those ten days, check out Cataclysm's new high-level zones as well.

Once the ten days are up, you have to pay $40, same as everyone else. God it's terrifying seeing the money-making habits of Blizzard and heroin dealers appear so indistinguishable.

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ThePopesHat
ThePopesHat

I must be the only person in the world who finds WoW incredibly dire.

I gave the 10-day account a go yesterday, started a human hunter (good or bad, idk) then proceeded to kill 10 of this, 8 of that, collect 10 of these for "quests" in a completely bland looking world.(painted on windows on houses? How PS1! I got to about level 5 before i fell asleep on my keyboard.

I even find Runescape more enjoyable then this, and thats saying something. At least even the most basic quests have humor and story to them, rather then being glorified shopping runs~