Boss health is approaching the 32 bit integer which AFAIK is part of the reason why the stats squish is a given for the next expansion.|
As for flying, it definitely hampers the whole experience. It's not necessary as even six years after being implemented there is no proper aerial combat, no flying-only areas for questing or hidden such places, the only purpose of it is to skip content and make it even faster for lazy people to reach point B. And so they can charge £20 for one on the Blizz store
Let's face it, if flying was removed there are still loads of other ways to get around the world:
- Portals (Dark/Blasted Lands/Mage/Dalaran etc)
- Multi-person ground mount
- Class skills (Mage/Druid/Shaman/DK Teleports etc)
- Toys (Tabards with Teleports etc)
Even without flying mounts there are more ways to get around the world now than there has been in the past.
Flying was all great in TBC when it was new and fresh, in addition, Outland was the perfect place to introduce it with the Sci-fi/space theme and floating rocks everywhere etc. Since then though almost nothing has been done to build on it, and now it's come full circle and they are specifically banning flight in certain areas because they don't like people using flying mounts to trivialise/skip content.
Edited by teamHAM at 17:41:02 23-11-2013
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