Hi, I’m an officer in a small Chinese guild on the U.S. server. I want to talk about the current dire situation of botting on our server, or even on all realms. While botting and RMT have been a consistent problem across the history of WoW, it has never been as rampant as today. So you might ask, what happened? Why is this happening? There are many reasons that contributes to this problem. Being Chinese myself, I hope I can provide a few insights on what’s going on here since I’ve met fair share of gold farmers/sellers. And hopefully, we as a community can find a way to combat this situation.
Player mentality has changed over the course of 15 years. With the current min/max in place, people also want to get the max amount of gain with minimum amount of effort. Classic WoW is a game where you spend days in preparation and hours in actual raiding. Daily grinding quickly becomes chore like daily quests on retail, and people want to skip right into the action. Theref... keep reading on reddit ➡
Mods, feel free to remove this post if you think it doesn't fit, I just thought I'd post it here since it has something to do with college, although not entirely.
Among the surge of recent social & political events, I'm sure most of you have heard about the "Secure Campus Act" recently proposed by Republicans, which wants to ban Chinese internationals from US colleges due to spying (you can search up more about it). Many people have referred to it as a "modern day Chinese Exclusion Act," whether you agree with that or not.
As a Chinese-American, I may not be directly affected (not international) but I still feel a lot of conflicting emotions because of this. First of all, it's coming literally in the middle of the covid-19 crisis, where Asians overall have been stigmatized, and the Chinese especially. Second, although like I said the bill is not necessarily targeted to Chinese-Americans, I feel like it's only increasing the stigma towards Chinese people/Asians. You only have to l... keep reading on reddit ➡