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Live Developer Q&A - August 3: Ion Hazzikostas

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Game Director Ion Hazzikostas is stopping by the Warcraft twitch channel for another Q&A! No specific theme has been assigned so it'll be a free-for-all, but the focus will probably be on the upcoming Argus patch. So head on over to the forum thread or twitter to post your questions!

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Join us live on Twitch Thursday, August 3, as we sit down with Game Director Ion Hazzikostas for our next live developer Q&A. He’ll be answering many of your questions about the ongoing development of World of Warcraft!

Feel free to submit questions by posting here, in this thread, or via Twitter using the hashtag #LegionQA.

We’re really looking forward to getting the chance to dive in and answer as much as we can, so we hope to see you Thursday at 11:00 a.m. PDT!

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Nice! This Q&A was really overdue but glad they're going with it!

 

Any of you (Yes you too IV staff!) interested in getting a specific question answered? If yes, which one(s)?

 

For me personally, I'd really like to hear their thoughts on the design and elaboration regarding Yrelka, with all the juicy lore of who she actually is and why they decided not to bring WoD characters back in Legion (Yrel, Grom etc). Seems to me we could really have used their help on this one, and they really friggin' owe us a lot!

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On 31/07/2017 at 0:18 PM, Yridaa said:

Any of you (Yes you too IV staff!) interested in getting a specific question answered? If yes, which one(s)?

I just wanna know if DH will get a third spec ever :( I'd love a ranged DH spec.

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3 hours ago, Blainie said:

I just wanna know if DH will get a third spec ever :( I'd love a ranged DH spec.

From a lore perspective, you could easily weave it in. In WC3, the Night Elf Sentinels got introduced, and they used mid-range glaives to throw. Demon Hunters are originally part of the Night Elf hierarchy. Demon Hunters also use fel magic, evidently. So this is pretty easily done.

 

Now whether blizzard wants to do that or not... that's a different question.

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21 hours ago, Yridaa said:

From a lore perspective, you could easily weave it in. In WC3, the Night Elf Sentinels got introduced, and they used mid-range glaives to throw. Demon Hunters are originally part of the Night Elf hierarchy. Demon Hunters also use fel magic, evidently. So this is pretty easily done.

 

Now whether blizzard wants to do that or not... that's a different question.

They've kind of done it before with Druid (adding a spec to an existing class), but that was to actually separate two specs that were bound into one spec. 

I'm sure most will just think, "why not play Warlock?", but I still think it'd be such a cool spec to have introduced.

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