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Reforged Anyone else interested in geography fixes in Reforged?

Discussion in 'Patch & Reforged Discussion' started by Standhaft, Aug 29, 2019.

  1. Standhaft

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    Based on the map in the demo for Stratholme, I am hopeful that they will fix other maps to more closely align with the map they eventually developed in WoW.

    Of course, we know that due to gamescale WoW isn't a total depiction of the whole world of Azeroth, but I think there are some examples such as the one I raised (link below) which are just flat out wrong.

    Anyone else noticed/cared about this stuff?

    Please fix error in Alliance Campaign - Chapter One & Two
     
  2. deepstrasz

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    Interestingly, how WoW is not the one who modified the original lore and that the game before it needs fix.
     
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    All hail the retcons. Retcon everything. Arthas is actually an elf.
     
  4. deepstrasz

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    Genderless undead elf, please.
     
  5. Standhaft

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    I'm not really sure I understand your meaning, but the way I see it when WC3 was made they hadn't really mapped the world right down to every little detail and the game maps were just designed to be fun which was great.

    However, subsequently, when they did map the world (even roughly and with consideration for gamescale), there was a lot of mismatches/continuity errors with the world map of Azeroth.

    They are already updating mission maps in Warcraft 3 Reforged and we have already observed that this included aligning those maps with the world of Azeroth that has been established in excess of 15 years. I don't really see this as a retcon since the story/lore details are not being changed, but rather a realignment of details that were disjointed but which were supposed to match all along.
     
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    It is still a retcon and it's being done retroactively.
     
  7. YourArthas

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    Praise WoW! Archimonde never died! Malfurion never lost his immortality! Illidan never dies! Arthas was a transexsual! Thanks, take your retcons away from Warcraft III.
     
  8. SharSash

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    Yes, it should be fixed. From small village it was in demo to map-size city the second largest in the kingdom, maybe the could make a landscape a bit less edgy. Also, since when making other maps to match wow is a fix? I would say it's something in reverse
     
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    I love the fact how they 'fixed' Stratholme being the second most populated city of Lordaeron by making it a smaller city
     
  10. Standhaft

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    What are you guys even talking about? Retcons change the story. Neither what I suggested nor what we saw in the demo changes the story.

    Uh, what?
     
  11. deepstrasz

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    Changing the map is also a retcon and it affects the story, even if mildly, let's say. I don't have anything against expanding the map zones but changing the overall aspect to match WoW as in moving things from where they were, adding too much fluff, is another thing. There are changes from Warcraft Orcs & Humans to II and III in that regard so it's not the first time they'd be doing this. They should be consistent.
     
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    I mean, Broken Shore had a huuuuge change since Legion, not only on terrain, but lorewise too, and that's definitely a retcon that will affect the game
     
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    I hope whatever they do, they don't change Broken Isles and Outland...Atleast Broken Isles....