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#1 Nov 26 2013 at 2:13 AM Rating: Good
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A long time ago, if the enemy came to town and rustled up some trouble, it meant they were looking for a fight. Lowbies would log in on their main toons and fight back something fierce. After a while, the enemy would call for reinforcements, and a huge battle would rage for hours on end.

These days, a bunch of punks come rolling into town, and everyone just stands there with their PvP flags off-- with this sort of "ignore them and they'll go away attitude."

Nobody puts their heart into battlegrounds anymore. I mean-- lets all stand around and talk about hot girls and how much we hate fatties until we get mom aggro and leave in the middle combat. Fun times Smiley: rolleyes. A long time ago I use to get by on the fairly decent gear I had, doing everything I could to help win. These days, I'm still pretty casual when it comes to PvP gear. I don't claim to be the best. I'm actually far from it-- yet somehow I end up feeling like I am carrying my team. I am not that good. I am casual. So when I find myself on the top of the scoreboard at the end of the battle, I feel really bad that the rest of the people on my team, even on the enemy team, were just not good at all, or even trying.

I've been gone for a long time. So maybe I'm not quite tired of PvP action like others are. Maybe people just find it pointless killing an enemy when they will just respawn and come right back. Maybe there is just no feeling of mortality. I wonder what things would be like if there were harsher penalties for dying in PvP. Like if there could be a short battleground that worked like Counter Strike, where you get one life until the battle is over. That could be the start of something maybe.
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#2 Nov 26 2013 at 4:51 AM Rating: Good
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Kuwoobie wrote:
These days, a bunch of punks come rolling into town, and everyone just stands there with their PvP flags off-- with this sort of "ignore them and they'll go away attitude."

Nobody puts their heart into battlegrounds anymore. I mean-- lets all stand around and talk about hot girls and how much we hate fatties until we get mom aggro and leave in the middle combat. Fun times Smiley: rolleyes.
That has been about 85% of my experience with PVP always, and that's including back in Vanilla.
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#3 Nov 26 2013 at 6:41 AM Rating: Good
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What level BGs are these? Im fairly casual when it comes to BGs too. I have less than 5k kills on any given toon and been playing since vanilla. Now I agree with you on the everyone stands around. I think if the assailants are going for the city boss people would defend and for the most part they defend on my server.(most of the time other times its like eh I got better things to do) Back to the BGs at level 90 I have a hard time taking other toons down(solo) and ive got i dont know just the vendor VP/JP gear whatever it is on the serpants spine vendor(the low gear). I fill people with arrows and thier health bar dont move its very frustrasting. At lower levels I agree i kinda used to tear it up a little I guess because of the 10 level differance sometimes, but at any given time no matter if they are close to my level or not the gear is so much closer to yours at lower levels.

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