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#1 WildeHilde

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:14 PM

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Blizzard just put up the latest "Ask the Dev" session.


The topic for this Ask the Devs is, “PvP changes on the PTR”.
Be sure to stay on topic, as questions that stray from this won't be answered.

Link to the official Blizzard post

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#2 drunkbaby

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:27 PM

[quote]Voting will begin on 09/04/13 and end on 11/04/13.[/quote]

^ dd-mm-yy not mm-dd-yy for you fellow Americans.

#3 Thaz

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:32 PM

We should come up with some finite questions for the devs. What should be the topics? Here are a few off the top of my head.

Burst too high?
CC instants and too much per classes?
New arena to cluttered?
CD stacking getting out of control?
PVE trinkets to good?

I would steer clear from class specific questions, they will only cause controversy and flaming.
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Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:36 PM

[quote name='drunkbaby' timestamp='1365017233' post='3870620']
^ dd-mm-yy not mm-dd-yy for you fellow Americans.
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not like we can post on it anyways its on EU forums
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#5 crazieh

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:47 PM

If you remove void shift from shadowpriests in arena, will you compensate them with a new spell? Since void shift is a level 87 spell, wouldn't it be odd having to play without your MoP ability when everyone else has one?

Would be sweet if we can get them to answer this or something like it ^_^ i don't mind losing void shift but cba lose 87 spell entirely

Edited by crazieh, 03 April 2013 - 07:48 PM.


#6 Braindance

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 07:59 PM

[quote name='crazieh' timestamp='1365018421' post='3870627']
If you remove void shift from shadowpriests in arena, will you compensate them with a new spell? Since void shift is a level 87 spell, wouldn't it be odd having to play without your MoP ability when everyone else has one?

Would be sweet if we can get them to answer this or something like it ^_^ i don't mind losing void shift but cba lose 87 spell entirely
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Same thing happened with mages and time wrap in cata. I don't see what makes the final learned ability so special.

View Postjustchecking, on 10 November 2014 - 11:58 PM, said:

Going to blizzcon looking for a fight is like going to the official wow arena forums for pvp advice :)

View PostRenaissance_Man, on 31 July 2013 - 04:31 AM, said:

If I had a gun with two bullets and I was in a room with Hitler, bin Laden, and you, I would shoot you twice.

View Postsimonfra1234, on 25 August 2011 - 08:46 PM, said:

bro you got +rep'd by rapture...

#7 proffset

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:05 PM

[quote name='Braindance' timestamp='1365019164' post='3870631']
Same thing happened with mages and time wrap in cata. I don't see what makes the final learned ability so special.
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Well would be nice to be able to use it but yeah what can you do.

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:08 PM

I know there is a Conquest.Pt Catch-up system coming, and while it will help a little, I wonder why don't you make it so that when you earn 27k conquest on one char, u can buy your gear for honor, on all your alts. Maybe it would be unfair(?) somehow, but I think it would really increase activity in arenas since people could much easier gear and go arenas on alts.

#9 Braindance

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:10 PM

And btw don't ask questions here - ask them on the official thread. No one will respond here

[url="http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7211942062"]http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7211942062[/url]

View Postjustchecking, on 10 November 2014 - 11:58 PM, said:

Going to blizzcon looking for a fight is like going to the official wow arena forums for pvp advice :)

View PostRenaissance_Man, on 31 July 2013 - 04:31 AM, said:

If I had a gun with two bullets and I was in a room with Hitler, bin Laden, and you, I would shoot you twice.

View Postsimonfra1234, on 25 August 2011 - 08:46 PM, said:

bro you got +rep'd by rapture...

#10 KPul

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:38 PM

[quote name='crazieh' timestamp='1365018421' post='3870627']
If you remove void shift from shadowpriests in arena, will you compensate them with a new spell? Since void shift is a level 87 spell, wouldn't it be odd having to play without your MoP ability when everyone else has one?

Would be sweet if we can get them to answer this or something like it ^_^ i don't mind losing void shift but cba lose 87 spell entirely
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If you want to use void shift then play a disc priest.. They will still be able to use it.
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#11 Thaz

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 08:38 PM

[quote name='Braindance' timestamp='1365019808' post='3870636']
And btw don't ask questions here - ask them on the official thread. No one will respond here

[url="http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7211942062"]http://eu.battle.net...opic/7211942062[/url]
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Perhaps we could discuss questions before we just post random and possibly repeating questions.
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#12 Moosex

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 10:19 PM

[quote name='proffset' timestamp='1365019686' post='3870634']
I know there is a Conquest.Pt Catch-up system coming, and while it will help a little, I wonder why don't you make it so that when you[size=5][b] earn 27k conquest on one char, u can buy your gear for honor, on all your alts[/b][/size]. Maybe it would be unfair(?) somehow, but I think it would really increase activity in arenas since people could much easier gear and go arenas on alts.
[/quote]

Yes.
So much yes.
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#13 Stilgarv2

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 11:17 PM

[quote name='KPul' timestamp='1365021516' post='3870646']
If you want to use void shift then play a disc priest.. They will still be able to use it.
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void shift shouldn't exist, they actually wanted to give an "oh shit" ability to disc/holy at first place , now they realised it doesnt fit / its OP for shadow. They need to make a new 87 ability for SPs

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 09:37 AM

Y U NO SKIRMISH NO MORE?

#15 Thaz

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 04:52 PM

[quote name='CrossBlesserx' timestamp='1365068255' post='3870900']
Y U NO SKIRMISH NO MORE?
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They are bringing them back, however I tweeted Holinka and was told to not expect them in 5.3......
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#16 Ballerjones

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 05:17 PM

Why the fuck do ferals have incarnation, Can you remove this horse this crap and buff our bleeds so we are normal again. THANK YOU

#17 Hackattack3

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 05:30 PM

Quality of life change for Balance Druids:


Please allow us to stay in eclipse phase (lunar or solar) when the gates open to arenas.

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 07:04 PM

Tone down burst...

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 08:33 PM

If I'm not mistaken, they specifically said not to ask for things but only to discuss changes of 5.3.  So asking for things to change will just get ignored =/

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 10:46 PM

Is there a possibility of increasing the cooldown of ring of peace, to something like 2 or 3 minutes?




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