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Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 08-13-2018, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I don’t think I will ever find a good way of...

I don’t think I will ever find a good way of writing this. I tried. I thought about Fall Gelb and how one strategic maneuver doomed the French military to 70 years of mostly unearned ridicule. I...
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 08-07-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,994
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tG3UHxnGbFA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tG3UHxnGbFA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsQeQh0ZH38

I have reviewed the above footage for the quest "Break Free", which I am mostly going to review for the...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 08-04-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
It's difficult to say. In the second quarter of...

It's difficult to say. In the second quarter of 2016, pre-expansion bonuses and the hype train for legion were unable to arrest year-over-year subscription losses, but a lot of factors go into that....
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 08-03-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
So, ATVI's Second Quarter 10-Q came out...

So, ATVI's Second Quarter 10-Q came out yesterday.

I looked at it, as well as a few others for comparison:

2018 2Q 10Q -...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 08-03-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,155
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Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I have gotten more than tired of Horde complaints...

I have gotten more than tired of Horde complaints that seem to merely be asking that the constructive death of the race I proudly mained be handled to make the Horde look less evil, but this doesn't...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 08-03-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
What I think is even funnier is that people think...

What I think is even funnier is that people think there's some kind of twist involved.

We just got finished telling the story of Quel'thalas for the second time after an expansion that was...
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 08-03-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,050
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I was recently introduced to the YouTube channel...

I was recently introduced to the YouTube channel "Game Theory" and have been slowly working my way back through their catalogue. It turns out for their one-million subcriber episode they addressed...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 08-02-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
A better idea popped into my head just as I was...

A better idea popped into my head just as I was voting, so there is an extra "Horde takedown" and "She takes herself off the board" that should not be there.

That idea is: Maiev sentences her to...
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 08-02-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,994
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
Orb of Venom I was going to say something, but this guy put it...

I was going to say something, but this guy put it better:

https://us.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/20766807288

To this:



The character of Jack Dawson in Titanic didn't have to die, or so...
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 08-02-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,994
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I did take the time to read that article, but it...

I did take the time to read that article, but it doesn't change my score.

The game is the central product, it's the thing that most people see, and it's the most context-rich of the media used....
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 08-01-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
So what you're saying is... Archimonde didn't...

So what you're saying is... Archimonde didn't need to bother with all of that Battle of Mount Hyjal stuff. He just needed to buy himself one of them nifty super long range orcish catapults?
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 08-01-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I think that's a good way of putting it. Yes,...

I think that's a good way of putting it. Yes, this sort of story could be just fine for something like a book, or even an RTS, where the player is far more detached and where notions of balancing...
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 08-01-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,994
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I noticed that you had a comment in there saying...

I noticed that you had a comment in there saying that another outcome would have delighted human fans as well as Night Elf fans, and I can't help but to see this as thinking that my intent is to...
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 07-31-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,994
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
Alright, let's talk about this. ...

Alright, let's talk about this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVp7yLfnmrE

Sorry, it DOES feature a Night Elf, and it does involve Teldrassil. I've got to talk about it. Although I will...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 07-31-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
If a video game story directly attacks the...

If a video game story directly attacks the player's motivation to play that video game, and does so effectively, I think it's fair to call it ill-conceived.
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 07-31-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
Panda My running theory at the moment was that this was...

My running theory at the moment was that this was Kosak's idea, he had a ton of work sunk into it before going to Hearthstone, they decided that it was too late to reverse course because that could...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 07-31-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
It might be instructive to remember the sunk cost...

It might be instructive to remember the sunk cost fallacy. If you are dissatisfied with the story, the fact that you already spent $60 on it is not a reason to spend 60 more every three to four...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 07-31-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
https://twitter.com/ChristieGolden/status/10243202...

https://twitter.com/ChristieGolden/status/1024320287339233280?s=09

It begins. Wheel of blame, turn turn turn. Which creative director shall we spurn?
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 07-31-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
Where do I buy these super long range nuclear...

Where do I buy these super long range nuclear catapults?
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 07-30-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,829
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I think that to the extent you pursue such a...

I think that to the extent you pursue such a fusion, you can't simply ignore the drawbacks to it, but maybe I'm getting ahead of myself.

I am a huge fan of the Deus Ex series. I started with the...
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 07-29-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,829
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I don't like it. I think it's too convenient of a...

I don't like it. I think it's too convenient of a way around the problem of arcane magic, which is a problem that I like if it can be handled well. I don't think it is handled well of course, I think...
Forum: WarCraft Lore Discussion 07-29-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,829
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I didn't play legion, but when I went to review...

I didn't play legion, but when I went to review the content, I did watch through lets plays of the Suramar content from end to end. Why?
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 07-24-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I was asked to comment in this thing... so I...

I was asked to comment in this thing... so I guess I will.

Background

The Night Elf tactic going back to Cataclysm appears to be to allow the enemy into the territory the Night Elves are...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 07-19-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
Ogre Credit where it's due: these regular live Q&As...

Credit where it's due: these regular live Q&As where the developers can just ramble and give insight into the things behind the scenes that are causing issues are a step in the right direction in...
Forum: World of WarCraft Discussion 07-18-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7,155
Views: 455,644
Posted By Kyalin V. Raintree
I thought that was the sort of thing you would...

I thought that was the sort of thing you would use a PTR for?
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