I've been a wee bit busy with family this weekend, so haven't had much chance to post about the Cataclysm news, but Andro's summed up much of what I think pretty well.
That said, I think the single most disappointing piece of news to come out of Blizzcon is the lack of new character slots with the expansion. Let's think about this. What has Blizz done since the release of the original game up until the release of Cataclysm to encourage us to develop multiple characters?
- Four new races
- One new class
- Multiple new race/class combinations
- Heirloom items
- Exp per level reductions
- Mount changes
- New levelling experience for Azeroth and Outlands
So much of what Blizz has done through these three expansions has pushed people towards multiple toons. We're a pretty casual guild, and I know several of my guildies are already out of character slots. Not adding any extra in Cataclysm seems like a pretty short-sighted move to me.
Time for a campaign…