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wow Blue Tweets: Raiding, RNG and Pruning

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RNG has always been a tough subject in regards to MMOs, but it looks like we've got a hands-on discussion on Twitter from the blues. Check out the tweets!

 

Our first Twitter topic is focusing on the aspects of RNG within World of Warcraft. It was sparked from a tweet concerning the low drop chance of the enchant illusions in Winter Veil presents, seen below.

 

 

@Muffinus responded, but ended up sparking a length debate spanning a number of tweets with varying users. The conversation went on to discuss the varying concepts of RNG and how they affect certain parts of the game.

 

It ends up moving towards more raiding-oriented discussion, with certain questions pertaining to more specific areas, such as gearing and mechanics, as seen in the tweets below. The first tweet relates to one-shot mechanics in raiding and whether or not they are required on different difficulties.

 

 

The next tweet looks at the problem of item level and how it has simply become a differently named gearscore.

 

 

All of these tweets, both about raiding and RNG, belong to a very long conversation that you can see here.

 
Our last tweet of today's post is from @Celestalon, concerning the inevitable pruning that happened in Warlords of Draenor, as well as the pruning that will happen in Legion.
 

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