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 Post subject: 5th October 2009: Penalty Systems and Entitlement in WoW
PostPosted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:18 am 
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I know a few other bloggers have shown interest in the idea of player motivation and I absolutely love the idea of examining the concept of what makes us want to/need to/desire to play.

I thought a neat springboard for such a discussion would be that of the penalty system (or lack thereof, as you might see it) in WoW as well as the recent claims that Blizzard is caving to the casual players' feeling of entitlement to see and subsequently conquer any and all content, regardless of capability or time.

I suggest these two because I think they are inherently linked at the core, with entitlement driving the penalty system and to a lesser degree, the inverse. However, I would not be opposed to separating out the most relevant topic in order to condense posts.

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 Post subject: Re: 5th October 2009: Penalty Systems and Entitlement in WoW
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Wow, I've been sick as a dog lately, so I got this up a little later than I anticipated.

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 Post subject: Re: 5th October 2009: Penalty Systems and Entitlement in WoW
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I have added some points to ponder for this discussion here.

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 Post subject: Re: 5th October 2009: Penalty Systems and Entitlement in WoW
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My reply is here

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 Post subject: Re: 5th October 2009: Penalty Systems and Entitlement in WoW
PostPosted: Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:25 am 
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Chris "Rivs" Cavelle also responded over at a High Latency Life with "Everything and The Kitchen Sink"

Sorry Rivs, if you were gonna mosey on over here and post.

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