The Queue: Why I welcome the Dragon Soul nerf and why you should, too

Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Adam Holisky (@adamholisky) will be your host today.

The progressive Dragon Soul nerf that was announced last night should have been expected by everyone. It’s something Blizzard has done constantly, and I’m a tad surprised that so many people feel like it came out of the blue.

The biggest complaint I’ve heard is that the Raid Finder was meant for the easy modes. The Raid Finder, while good, isn’t for everyone. Some people really hate pugging — so much so that they’d rather not play the game than have to pug. There are some people who are just interested in running content with their guild, and if their guild doesn’t want to run the Raid Finder, then it’s normal modes.

The Dragon Soul raid nerf will do nothing more than allow a wider base to see more content — and that’s a good thing for the game, for the community, and for the future of WoW. And that is something we should all be supportive of. Even more so, there are groups struggling on various aspects of normal and heroic Dragon Soul. If you’re not, that’s awesome. Pat on the back, tip of the hat. But … not everyone is so lucky.

If you’re hardcore and don’t want raid with the progressive nerf active, just turn it off at the entrance. Problem solved; now let’s all go kill some internet dragons.

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