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>Russ designed the Great Vault in Shadowlands and was behind various Battle for Azeroth systems including the Heart of Azeroth system and Azerite Armor.

 

Yeah, how'd that work out?

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I do not know much about what he implemented but I have long felt (for many years) that the rewards system is one of the main problems in the game. Think of how much content is just unused or ignored because the rewards are not incentivized properly. The rewards attached (for most players) will play a big part in determining which content they do.

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He gave us one great gift -- the toy tab.  That vault though isn't something he'll be remembered fondly for.

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12 hours ago, Swarf said:

He gave us one great gift -- the toy tab.  That vault though isn't something he'll be remembered fondly for.

Or actually it could also be the other way round. The toy tab gift will be swiftly forgotten, and the infamous vault will be cursed for eternity. You know, when people forgot most of their happy adventures but remember most of their embarrassing moments? 😜 

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