Dalar wrote: Kifle wrote:
Llaaldara wrote:There's not really a lot you can do on WoW in an hour or 1.5 hours other then exp or do an experience/farm quest - which just got boring for me.
There isn't a 5 man instance that can't be done in 1.5 hrs and under. Not sure exactly you're getting this from. Even full MC can be done in two -- not to mention every endgame raid instance is saved so you can do a boss or two and pick up the next day...
Going to agree. With a little skill you can do all of these 5 man instances in under 1.5 hours with blue gear. I've only leveled 3 lvl 60's but what do I know.
PUGS very often lack skill as I'm sure you are aware. I'm certain you, or some of the other regular WoW players here could probably run with a regular crew and do the above in said time. I'm not disputing or even doubting that. But for someone who isn't with a regular crew, or a Raid Guild, taking 20 mins of shouting in IF & using the who command and guild channels, plus 5-15 mins to get into the instance, and then another 5-15 mins waiting for the last stragglers to get there all into account, what you have left IS a shy cry short of an hour to even do the instance.
Then when in the instance, you have to deal with people constantly going afk on you in these PUGs, which is way more of a deal there then here on Toril. Not to mention people suddenly leaving to do another instance with their guild or help a guildie, and in turn giving you 5-15 mins to find a replacement..
It just got too tiring and frustrating, which resulted in me being bored, yes.
Ragorn, good question:
I thought about that exact comparison while playing it and I came to the conclusion that the two are very similar in that regard. The one defining difference was.. Toril is free. I didn't see a need to pay for the same type of game I had already stopped playing just because this one has graphics. (Yes, I know they are very different in many ways, but they are also very similar in them as well, as you’ve pointed out with the time restraint.) If you remember my main point about why I liked GW’s, it was because I could do things quickly in very little time in comparison if I wanted, which is why I played it for longer, although I don’t play either currently. Just saying, the one appealed to me more because it was less time consuming to do things.