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Re: Transmogrification and stuff!

Postby Era » Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:01 pm

I could be ok with that. Hand me the reins of my holy raptor, I'mma go shine da light on some Zandalari entrails, mon.

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Re: Transmogrification and stuff!

Postby Chunes » Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:03 pm

I'd be sad if it was a troll expac.

I actually loathe the "troll chapter" of each expansion, owing mostly to my lack of love for the troll aesthetic (tribal, hoodoo/voodoo masks feathers, blah)

If no emerald dream happens, then I am really hoping for an offensive into the demonic realms. I'd love to have a Vashjir analogue zone or zones that happen in undefined regions of the twisting nether. I'd love to assault the eredar strongholds on argus (if it indeed exists) and I think the penultimate tier of progression would ideally be happening on the nathrezim homeworld, wherever that may be.

Then the final tier we finally get to kill sargeras since, you know, he's been MIA for the entire game so far.

I'm sort of tired of the whole titan storylines and their associated lore. I think it's time to move the story forward instead of fleshing out more "origins" stories.
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Re: Transmogrification and stuff!

Postby Era » Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:26 pm

Well, Sargeras is right in the middle of the Titan storylines though, and he would be the ultimate badguy - but I still feel there's unfinished business with the Old Gods and indeed to some extent the Nathrezim.

And I would love more Vashj'ir! I actually really loved that zone. Found it incredibly beautiful!
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Re: Transmogrification and stuff!

Postby Worldie » Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:03 am

Don't forget we still have to defeat Azshara at some point ;)
Even though that would relate to the Burning Legion pretty well



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Future expansions mumbling

Postby bldavis » Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:22 am

future xpansion ideas?

as for horde pallies
it was really down to the tauren with the sunwalkers or....undead?
trolls and orcs arent cut out for being a paladin, they have too chaotic of spirits/pasts
goblins...how do you bribe the light?
belfs - already are pallies


undead - i can MAYBE see them but with the light physically causing them pain, would be interesting
i could see the lore for undead ret pallies, but healadins and tankadins are iffy
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Re: Transmogrification and stuff!

Postby Worldie » Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:33 am

The lore for undead paladins would be the same for undead holy priests.
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby bldavis » Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:14 am

true...
for those that do not know, it causes them pain through actually healing them
as they become more and mroe healed, their senses return and they can see, taste, and smell the decay in their bodies
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Era » Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:46 am

bldavis wrote:true...
for those that do not know, it causes them pain through actually healing them
as they become more and mroe healed, their senses return and they can see, taste, and smell the decay in their bodies


From the priest trainer in the chapel in the undead starter town, am I right? I remember loving that little piece of lore. ^^
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Fetzie » Sat Apr 20, 2013 8:12 am

Is also part of the back-story to Sir Zeliek (the only paladin to retain his mastery of the Light and capacity for conscious thought despite being turned).
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby bldavis » Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:46 am

Era wrote:
bldavis wrote:true...
for those that do not know, it causes them pain through actually healing them
as they become more and mroe healed, their senses return and they can see, taste, and smell the decay in their bodies


From the priest trainer in the chapel in the undead starter town, am I right? I remember loving that little piece of lore. ^^

ive been a lore nut for so dam long, i dont remember where i read most of the crap i know :lol:
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Worldie » Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:00 am

Fetzie wrote:Is also part of the back-story to Sir Zeliek (the only paladin to retain his mastery of the Light and capacity for conscious thought despite being turned).

Care to explain? I never read zeliek's story
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby bldavis » Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:30 am

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Brekkie:Tanks are like shitty DPS. And healers are like REALLY distracted DPS
Amirya:Why yes, your penis is longer than his because you hit 30k dps in the first 10 seconds. But guess what? That raid boss has a dick bigger than your ego.
Flex:I don't make mistakes. I execute carefully planned strategic group wipes.
Levie:(in /g) It's weird, I have a collar and I dont know where I got it from, Worgen are kinky!
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Era » Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:47 pm

I remembered him when Fetzie mentioned his name, but I don't think there's too much lore on him, at least not in-game?
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby bldavis » Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:29 pm

based on where he is and the little we do know about him, i would guess that he was an original order of the silver hand member, was captured and tortured, and ultimetly turned undead...but because of his faith and the power of the light he has kept his mind..its just his body obeys the lich kings commmand which is why he fights us, but is constantly telling us to run while we can

beyond that, there is nothing concrete about him at all that i know of
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Flex:I don't make mistakes. I execute carefully planned strategic group wipes.
Levie:(in /g) It's weird, I have a collar and I dont know where I got it from, Worgen are kinky!
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Sanctity » Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:35 pm

I remember that guy, I used to tell people he dropped the white skeletal warhorse which you bought from the argent tournament. Fun times. I do think undead is the best fit for pallies since they already have priests but they'd need to flesh out the lore, maybe once Garrosh goes down and Slyvannas can start using those valkyr they can cook up a "new type of undead" gimmick to fit it in.
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Era » Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:33 pm

Oh that'd be lovely. Always liked Sylvanas. Good lore.

Wouldn't mind playing as an undead, especially not with new models. Although their racial feels a bit rubbish. :(
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Fenrìr » Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:31 pm

Era wrote:Oh that'd be lovely. Always liked Sylvanas. Good lore.

Wouldn't mind playing as an undead, especially not with new models. Although their racial feels a bit rubbish. :(




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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Era » Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:50 pm

:lol: Okay okay, I'll agree it has great RP value - but never felt very valuable in raiding!
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby bldavis » Sun Apr 21, 2013 4:29 pm

the other racials can help a little
you get extra shadow damage procs, and a fear break (it has helped on trash occasionally)
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Flex:I don't make mistakes. I execute carefully planned strategic group wipes.
Levie:(in /g) It's weird, I have a collar and I dont know where I got it from, Worgen are kinky!
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby benebarba » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:47 am

Given how much troll makes it into seemingly every expansion, regardless of how much a non-sequitor it seems, would a troll expansion not actually have trolls in it?
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Chunes » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:35 am

benebarba wrote:Given how much troll makes it into seemingly every expansion, regardless of how much a non-sequitor it seems, would a troll expansion not actually have trolls in it?
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"Meta-Troll expansion"

All hyped up to be about trolls, actually is about demons and trolls are removed from the game.
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby benebarba » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:48 am

Chunes wrote:
benebarba wrote:Given how much troll makes it into seemingly every expansion, regardless of how much a non-sequitor it seems, would a troll expansion not actually have trolls in it?
;)



"Meta-Troll expansion"

All hyped up to be about trolls, actually is about demons and trolls are removed from the game.


I don't know about removal, but they can go to that same place everyone wanted to send Thrall during the HoT/DS days.

Odd thought, because I can't recall if it is discussed anywhere... so, uh, the Nelves are still getting used to this whole 'mortality' thing, right? (Didn't Archimonde only destroy the world tree like 10-15 years ago in lore time, meaning most of the living night elf adults would have lived rather long lives without fear of aging, sickness, etc?) and we have the whole Dwarven council (which I guess is being addressed) & displaced/homeless humans pissed off at the Wrynns leftover from Cata (after crushing the Defias again, I don't recall things becoming all kumbaya in Westfall). And have the Dranei just gone on vacation, hoping no one notices they still haven't fixed up their house?

And the writers have trouble coming up with stuff to write about for the Alliance?
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Fenrìr » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:16 am

No, it's been thousands of years since Archi destroyed the World Tree. The manifestation you see now is the new world tree which was blessed by the Aspects. There was a brief time in which Fandal corrupted it and almost killed Shando (hence why he's in prison in the Emerald Dream in Hyjal).
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Era » Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:00 am

The blood elf citadel is broken as well! Huge scar right through it.
...there's a lot of broken/unfinished cities going on, isn't there? :lol:

I actually miss Dalaran being the main city!
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Re: Troll lore and future expansion

Postby Amirya » Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:34 am

Fenrìr wrote:No, it's been thousands of years since Archi destroyed the World Tree. The manifestation you see now is the new world tree which was blessed by the Aspects. There was a brief time in which Fandal corrupted it and almost killed Shando (hence why he's in prison in the Emerald Dream in Hyjal).

Er...I thought the one Archimonde destroyed also featured Jaina and Thrall setting up camps. They certainly are not thousands of years old.

I must be missing lore somewhere.

Edit: Because I'm aging Jaina and Thrall, but they deserve it!
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