Source MMO Champion : Patch 4.3 Interview with Greg Street (Ghostcrawler)
Ghostcrawler: We are doing epic gems this time around as a drop in the raid and we may not have those drop in the Looking for Raid tier.
Now watch the price of Fools gold (Pyrite Ore) drop. This will most likely cause some rather large ripples throughout the economy, with everthing from volatile earth, to the ore shuffles, and blacksmithing about to take an expected price dive from a lot of stockpiled pyrite ore being dumped on the AH.
Will the new Darkmoon Faire update change anything to Insane in the Membrane?
Ghostcrawler: No, I don’t believe so
Increased rate of levelling 80-85
Ghostcrawler: In 4.3, we’re actually increasing the leveling rate of Northrend pretty dramatically.
More alts and casuals will get more gear (good news for JC's and Enchanters)
Ghostcrawler: We have a Raid Finder system that will work a lot like Dungeon Finder to allow more casual raiders to get into the content. ... (gear) should be slightly above the 5-player dungeon gear but not as powerful as the normal raid.
Real highsec industrialists will NOT quit because of the changes - Tears are flowing since CCP announced an industrial rebalance that finally nerfs highsec manufacturing and research. Of course there are also UI changes an...
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