World of Warcraft - Any fans of the games and/or lore?

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World of Warcraft - Any fans of the games and/or lore?

Post by Ares » Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:28 pm

Just curious. I've always been a fan of the game's lore, and I've played the game for a while (Human Monk), and had some fun with it. Curious if anyone else here has ever played it, and what their thoughts are regarding recent developments in the game and world.

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Post by Chris Brady » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:05 am

I was in since the original RTS games, and I know what they changed. Like Deathwing, who was originally just a Hero Unit that the orcs had. They caught black dragon and bolted plates of mithral on his body which drove him mad. That's it. But yeah, I've got most of the tidbits from the game (not the novels or comics) memorized.

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Post by MacynSnow » Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:21 am

I love the game lore(i even think the Movie did a decent job with it),but haven't played the game any....

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Post by Shock » Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:48 am

I played the hell out of Warcraft 1, 2 and 3 but I couldn't get into World of Warcraft. I much prefer the RTS games

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Post by Batgirl III » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:55 am

Played a lot of the first two RTSes and enjoyed them, although as a general rule I’m not fond of the genre. When the MMORPG was originally released I dabbled a little, but was busy with a new marriage, a rapid string of promotions and reassignments, then kids... and just never found time to get into it the way my single and/or childless friends did.

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Post by L-Space » Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:06 pm

Huge fan of the lore for it. I especially like the added depth given to the Orcs. Making them a tribal-esque society with shamanistic traditions is more interesting to me than your standard CHAOTIC EVIL RAGE MONSTERS. The creation lore is also really interesting and I like how the dragons embody important aspects of the world.

I really liked Warcraft 1 - 3 (Frozen Throne) and found WoW kind of fun, but never really stuck with it. MMOs aren't really my thing, I'm not a fan of monthly subscriptions and everyone I knew was way higher level than me, so I didn't really get to play with others.
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Post by catsi563 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:04 pm

Big fan of the lore and ive even run and played a WOW based RPG pnp style. Also play in game as well and have adopted some of the games lore and fluff for my D&D worlds.
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Post by Spectrum » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:22 pm

Not sure if I'd call myself a 'fan' of WoW. Maybe more of a person that finds it all too easy to lose themselves in times of stress, with various levels of relapse?
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