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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Fetzie » Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:59 pm

Nikachelle wrote:The Talbuk was one single repeatable quest and you had to kill orcs. Hundreds and thousands of orcs.


Horde got the better deal with the Talbuks, we got to kill Draenei :)
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby bldavis » Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:50 pm

so space goats with cbh vs filthy orcs....
nah i still think alliance got the better end on that one! :twisted:
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby halabar » Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:51 pm

Nikachelle wrote:The Talbuk was one single repeatable quest and you had to kill orcs. Hundreds and thousands of orcs.


err... ogres... but that was profitable, and good for leveling! :wink:
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Sagara » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:53 am

I also think the point is that we shouldn't be all arush to grab whatever reward we want. Unlike most new grinds, this one isn't about grabbing super-duper stuff that will be obsolete in 2 months (HELLOOOOOOOOO Molten Front!)

It's there for a long time, to help new toons upping their craft, to help wind down between instances, raids, PvP, whatever, and grab some cute things in the process.

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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Skye1013 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:47 am

Only thing I don't have credit for is the arch quest (1/75 arch, I should probably work on that at some point >.>)

I found it a blast, and as Nika said, there is a ton of room for expansion (not to mention the pavilions that are "Under Construction.")

@econ21: He was saying the OLD quests were a boring grind, not the new stuff.
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Winkle » Mon Dec 05, 2011 3:50 am

It takes all of 5 mintues to do the dailies, seems fair enough that it takes more than 1 DMF to get a mount.
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Skye1013 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:48 am

Only one I even had any sort of "difficulty" with was the cannon, and once you figure out the right timing, it's pretty easy.
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby degre » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:53 am

halabar wrote:
Nikachelle wrote:The Talbuk was one single repeatable quest and you had to kill orcs. Hundreds and thousands of orcs.


err... ogres... but that was profitable, and good for leveling! :wink:

Orc and ogre, believe it or not, are two different words, and being that the race in WoW is defined as orc, the plural is NOT ogres ;)
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby KysenMurrin » Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:56 am

What orcs? Were there orcs in Nagrand?

Most people did their grinding on the Ogres in the Northwind/Southwind clefts, I thought.

Edit: wait, are you referring to battle tokens from killing players? That was the easy part.
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Skye1013 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:05 am

Ogres were what was killed for the quest though, not orcs. And actually, I believe the technical name (since they're two-headed ogres) is Ettins.
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby degre » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:16 am

Oh, I see what you mean, I thought was the PvP one while is instead the reputation mount and they were indeed ogres.
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Awyndel » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:52 am

Wasn't it changed to 5 tickets per quest?

Either way this is 7x5=35 tickets per fair, plus the 90+ from the artifacts wich you can turn in once per fair. So thats at least 1 pet, or half a mount every fair, if not more.

I admit that's some of the most grindy stuff yet, but that's only condidering the low uptime of the fair, that's the real problem imo.

If you compare it to argent dailies, the grind isn't so bad, except that you can do those whenever u want.
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Nikachelle » Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:26 am

Bah, I meant ogres.
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Astronomic » Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:27 am

Nikachelle wrote:I enjoyed the fair. It's well thought out, pretty and unique. It's what the Faire should've been all along.

^

Though I do feel sorry for those that turned in a bajillion decks for their "insane in the membrane" acheivement
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Re: darkmoon faire is a joke

Postby Barathorn » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:19 am

Nikachelle wrote:Bah, I meant ogres.


So you say.
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