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Validated Doomsayers Now Live

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The event leading to the release of Patch 7.3 is now live after this week's maintenance in your region. Validated Doomsayers have been added to Dalaran and you will notice the Argus skybox everywhere even if you haven't defeated Kil'jaeden yet. 

Validated Doomsayers in Dalaran are now giving out pamphlets about the end of Azeroth. Citizens aren't feeling well and have new dialogue options. The chaos has come to Dalaran! Let's see if the new Magni scenario (Whispers of a Frightened World) will be enabled in the coming weeks!

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Previously, you would see the Argus skybox only after defeating Kil'jaeden, but with Doomsayers, it's enabled for everyone.

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Am I the only fearing this content may be comming to soon? I would hate it for this raid to (again) open up before a good portion of the raiding guilds have had their shot at KJ. And with those I don't mean the top100/200 in the world only but a tad bit more.

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55 minutes ago, AartS said:

Am I the only fearing this content may be comming to soon? I would hate it for this raid to (again) open up before a good portion of the raiding guilds have had their shot at KJ. And with those I don't mean the top100/200 in the world only but a tad bit more.

The patch will probably drop by the end of August. The raid though wont be available for weeks or months after

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2 hours ago, AartS said:

Am I the only fearing this content may be comming to soon? I would hate it for this raid to (again) open up before a good portion of the raiding guilds have had their shot at KJ. And with those I don't mean the top100/200 in the world only but a tad bit more.

I'm in a less than average raiding guild IMO; we definitely aren't hardcore whatsoever, I mean, heck I only started tanking since normal nighthold and I'm tanking our heroic progression once a week for about 3 hours and doing just a fine job at it. Sometimes our DPS is so bad *I'LL* out dps them. That's not a mark of how good *I* am that's just to say for a raiding guild pushing heroic, we shouldn't have people pulling 500k dps on normal. So we're definitely not in the top 100/200 or whatever. I hardly play the game aside from those nights, once a week, and I definitely don't grind mythic+. We killed KJ on normal a while ago. I'm at the point myself where there's no POINT to me logging in unless I want to push harder with people outside my guild and honestly I'd rather not. 

 

No one cares right? If it's not mythic it doesn't count? To that I counter: If they (this "good portion of the raiding guilds) weren't in the running against those who've already cleared it on mythic, then no one cares about when those guilds clear it on mythic at this point. They're not part of the 'show'. So either way, bring on the next content patch please. They're taking this long, no one's forcing them to go to the next raid tier.

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There are three sides to this coin.

Content is being released too fast.  Guilds and players can't progress fast enough to reach a satisfactory point before the next raid starts.  Ideally you want a guild to have killed Heroic Kil'Jaeden before the next raid comes out, and each raid so far has come out weeks after the patch is released.

Content is being released too slow.  Guilds and players are bored with current content and sit in Dalaran twiddling their thumbs trying to find something to do while some other game entices them to come play it.

Content is being released at a reasonable pace.  Guilds and players are satisfied with the current release schedule and are able to adequately progress through the content and reach a satisfactory position prior to the next content release.

 

Everyone fits into one of these three categories.  Blizzard is also trying to release content in such a way that it appeases most of the people in these categories.  Their primary goal?   To prevent the 2 years of 1 teirs worth of content that was HFC in WoD.

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On 8/9/2017 at 3:09 PM, DeathsDesign said:

Everyone fits into one of these three categories.  Blizzard is also trying to release content in such a way that it appeases most of the people in these categories.  Their primary goal?   To prevent the 2 years of 1 teirs worth of content that was HFC in WoD.

Yeah, it seems like it's almost become inevitable to have this at the end of the expansion and they are really fighting to avoid it. I'm just praying it works.

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