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With a fair amount of game adaptations heading over to Netflix in TV show form, the most recent and significant being the Witcher, Str1der has taken it upon himself to make a trailer for what a World of Warcraft show might look like. With the Warcraft movie not having done so well and having somewhat deviated from the original lore (although, so has the game itself at this point), it would really be a nice thing to see all the ancillary content featured in novels and comics etc. brought together in TV show format.

The trailer is pretty well put together, however the choice of the song "Human" is clearly Alliance-favoritism and wholly inappropriate, therefore we all need to boycott it!!11 (For those of you that are sensitive to the faction allegiances, well, first of all, what's wrong with you, and second, that was a joke.)

My personal favorite is when Illidan shows up and the song goes "some people have real problems", which is perhaps one of the most accurate song to scene pairings in the history of trailers.

So, what do you think of the trailer and the idea of a Netflix WoW show? Should it focus on present day Azeroth and follow the expansions to give us a better understanding of the characters we interact with, or would you prefer it to start from the very beginning and eventually catch up?

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An A-Team '80s stlye series would be much more appropiate for WoW with protagonists like Alliance's Rambo (Keeshan), Flynn Fairwind or Horde's Gazlowe and Voss doing general adventuring and saving the world rather than a follow-up on the main storyline.

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Looks too... Random, honestly, to be likabe. On top of having Saurfang's voice over the lyrics, which is just bad editing.
Also, I still haven't forgiven them the Death Note.

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You were the chosen one! You were supposed to destroy the demons, not join them!
©️Malfurion

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Can we just get a dramatization of the story of Arthas, please? The tale of his tragic fall is the epitome of the stereotypical “the road to damnation is paved with good intentions” idiom and would be well suited for the cinema/Netflix.

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"The trailer is pretty well put together" - Ah? So a bunch of random scenes from trailers, scenes and in game cinematics with one song playing is something pretty well put together? Honestly this can be likeable by someone who never play wow and who doesn't have any idea of what is happening in that trailer, so much randomness lacking of any kind of sense...

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3 hours ago, Brutalis said:

Can we just get a dramatization of the story of Arthas, please? The tale of his tragic fall is the epitome of the stereotypical “the road to damnation is paved with good intentions” idiom and would be well suited for the cinema/Netflix.

IMO, it'd make a really good movie if it was an adaptation where Arthas never finds Frostmourne, but basically follows the same route he did in WC3 - i.e. Arthas himself becomes the reason of his downfall, not some magical McGuffin influencing him, which cheapens a lot of development he has gone through in Allliance RoC Campaign.
Alas, Frostmourne is too iconic for it to ever happen :(

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So many people saying that trailer is awful.

Maybe it was supposed to be awful to show that show would be awful? Because then the job is well done 🙂

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3 hours ago, Yevhen said:

So many people saying that trailer is awful.

Maybe it was supposed to be awful to show that show would be awful? Because then the job is well done 🙂

Now you are just overthinking it terribly.

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