02/02/2013 11:03 PMPosted by Drothvader[quote="78099590746"]I am claiming that while there are a few benefits to it (helps the economy and pay 2 win), there is more harm to it that affects those that will feel obligated to farm this game to death, then quit, because of how this mechanic works.
This whole thread is a damn train wreck. I could almost be amused except for shameful levels of stupidity and entitlement rage.
For Blizz: Crafting and Gambling are 2 different things. There are a lot of us waiting for you to introduce a crafting system. Please refer to your PTR feedback boards for multiple pages and threads of relevant QQ as well as a number of really well thought out ideas.
OP and his Ilk: Seriously, these items don't affect you. Even slightly. You've been offered another option to procure a BiS: you can continue to farm to hit the RNG lotto/gather the gold and resources to buy a BiS off the AH, or as you play, you can gather the Essence and materials required to gamble for one. Guess what? You're going to find the gambling materials anyway.
BoA QQ: So the items are BoA? So the eff what? I haven't seen a single reason in 9 pages of ungrammatical whining and moaning why BoA is bad. Not one! Seriously, enlighten effing me. I'd love to understand your point of view, but can't because there isn't a shred of logic or proof (the things that make an argument) in any of your posts. Just crying that you don't wanna.
In the end, you still have the AH, which is and always will be the center of the D3 item economy. Other players, of which there has always been a large contingent, who would prefer not to play the AH meta game now have gambling as an option to gear up.
I know. How dare Blizzard give us options!.
One of the great things about crafting is the multiple functions it can serve. A healthy resource sink at this point in the game’s life cycle seems like it would be a good thing, and the 1.0.7 bind-on-account crafting recipes and gems should help in that regard. The crafting recipes also provide you the chance to roll a best-in-slot item that you can't buy or sell on the Auction House (something which players have been asking for), and the Marquise gem of course will be the highest tier available in the game.
As time goes on and the game changes, it is likely crafting will as well. We feel that bind-on-account items are the right thing for the game at this moment, but of course we want to keep adapting with the community and the economy as they evolve. In the meantime, and as always, it would be great to hear your ideas about crafting, and we encourage you to keep talking about what you'd like to see out of the system. :)
01/31/2013 01:14 PMPosted by VaeflareWe’ve been listening to your feedback
BoA QQ: So the items are BoA? So the eff what? I haven't seen a single reason in 9 pages of ungrammatical whining and moaning why BoA is bad. Not one! Seriously, enlighten effing me. I want to understand your point of view, but can't because there isn't a shred of logic or proof (the things that make an argument) in any of your posts. Just crying that you don't wanna.
would like to ask you a question or two.
How does BoA help anyone?
Crafting, Good or bad is in its self a resource sink, how does making the items BoA help or hurt that in any way?
02/06/2013 09:58 AMPosted by JaneIf the intent was to help the economy or be a gold sink like people love to state, wouldn't non-BoA items work better as a gold sink then BoA?
02/06/2013 09:58 AMPosted by JaneBlizzard takes 15% of all gold made on the AH, the more items that are traded the more gold is removed.
With BoA once Joe Crafter makes one good set of crafted items he is will likely never try again. There is no reason to. The gold and resource sink fails.
Say Joe crafter tries a 100 times and never gets anything good, he stops crafting likely never to try it again just like it is now. The resource sink fails.
I don't understand the reasoning behind the BoA thought process, it really makes no sense at all.
02/06/2013 09:50 AMPosted by steakncheeseI know. How dare Blizzard give us options!.They didn't give you options, they eliminated one. You also didn't read the thread, obviously. Effing.
02/06/2013 10:44 AMPosted by steakncheeseYou've always had the option to gamble for a BiS. Every drop could be one, and the blacksmith isn't missing in some games you create.
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