When the 300-stat food in Mists of Pandaria was announced, plenty of people predicted it would be trouble. And lo, they were right.
Veteran raid leader Matticus writes a really interesting post looking at the struggle he had over whether to demand his raiders grind for the top-level food. Given that Matticus’ guild is reasonably serious, albeit not world-first chasers, this one’s a compelling, very human read –
“As the GM, I could “demand” the players make the necessary changes and effort. But deep down I know that’s no small feat. How am I supposed to enforce a directive like that? This is one of those things where I have to appeal to them. Your GM needs to make the case to you that this stuff is important and the time and energy to get this steroid food created is worth it.”