[Suggestion] Bring back the Night!

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EXTENSION TO THE THREAD http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7810051380

(From the post http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/6297803551?page=1 on the European Forums)

"OK, in the early days of wow, when the time had reached a certain hour, the whole world got darker. It was beautiful and spooky at the same time.

For reasons put forward by the devs; to make it more playable at any hour, they removed the darkness at night.

So now, we have a bright daytime and when the clocks reach the hour that is "night", the skybox changes a little and nothing else.

For example, standing in Orgrimmar at night. If you didn't look up and see the skybox is now stars, you wouldn't be able to tell that it's night time at all. The ground is just as bright as the daytime and the shadows cast are from a sun that isn't in the sky.

Nothing kills my immersion more than bad lighting. It's not just bad, it's obvious.

There's been hundreds of threads on this subject, and none have been taken seriously so I put up a petition to bring back the night time. Share the link around, maybe they'll listen.


http://imgur.com/a/ZTv5a - Daytime.

http://imgur.com/a/6TnEv - "Night time"

http://imgur.com/a/7W9XT - Some examples of night as it used to be.

Come on guys, it isn't a night time if the world is just as bright as it is in the day. BRING BACK THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY!"
I remember when it actually got dark in azeroth, I would like to see that brought back... along with the other moon
I'm not much for the petition either, but I felt like if I edited the post for my own belief that it wouldn't be right.
Completely agree. I was just thinking this myself the other day.
I cannot agree more. /like
daaamn i didn't even notice they took it away..
Ya! give it back!! Give me the night!!!


the moon was so awsome over the water in darkshore or any water..
Night time in SW:

+1. Bring back the night. It was incredible to go to orgrimar during night.

Also bring back the 2nd moon!
I approve this message! When each server is set to specific time zones it kinda kills the immersion when it sunny and shining...yet its midnight in the time zone.
I actually miss the night time!
The second moon was back last time I checked.

I used to love running around the barrens at night...something about the atmosphere and the background music with the lone trumpet made it seem very peaceful, even if I was only there to kill stuff.
During early vanilla WoW, I was playing in the Hinterlands late one night. It was wonderfully dark outside and I was using headphones for the first time ever. A wold attacked me from out of nowhere and the combination of a dark house, dark game environment and a wolf bark that sounded like it was right behind me made me jump out of my chair!

Right after weather came out, one of my favorite zones was Duskwood at night while it was raining. It was magnificently dreary!
haha, I didn't realize that this stopped happening. Now that I see it is gone. I cry for it to come back hehe.
01/29/2013 05:52 AMPosted by Kyà
I remember when it actually got dark in azeroth, I would like to see that brought back... along with the other moon

I loved that. I remember leveling my rogue (my first ever character) through Duskwood, and nighttime made it even gloomier than it already is.
It was actually dark enough that I once saw Patches way too late as the patrolled the road and got stomped by him.

It was especially awesome on a pvp server when you're just running around doing your thing and suddenly there is a red name tag floating in the darkness.
...and then it disappears and you hear the dreaded sound of some rogue stealthing.
/freak out
01/29/2013 06:07 AMPosted by Fuzecast
haha, I didn't realize that this stopped happening. Now that I see it is gone. I cry for it to come back hehe.

Honestly, I didn't realize it, but come to think of it... why was it even taken away? Or is it always day time on Azeroth? We're a flat planet with one sun and no rotation on the axis? So therefore no gravity? Why does it hurt when I fall then?
I too would like to see the night come back. I was just thinking about this the other day, everything always looked so nice at night.
Even if they got it down to the level of darkness in Duskwood for night time that would be a great improvement.

Also, why is there no weather in the capital cities? I want a rainy day in Stormwind once in a way. Not like it even takes any additional programming, its already written. I think it was the beginning of Cat that had an event where it was raining in the city. Loved it. I hate coming out of the forest when its raining only to hit a totally different situation in the city. Just bizarre.

But back to the topic. Yes, give us more dark.

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