WoW: Is it time for Player Housing?
Gnomer had a lovely post about solo instances.
It got me thinking why no player housing? There is a lot of Fluff in WoW, I think that player housing would be a logical step to the progression of this MMO. I’m not big on player housing, unless the housing really reflected my toon. A Mage tower for my mage, to decorate with trophies of glories past, specialized portals, banks, cool decor like gargoyles and such adorning the outside.
I would like an extension of this. Like your own class specific instance somewhere in your player housing, maybe a way into the sewers from your rogue house, or a mage portal to your own mage instance.
My inspiration for this is from the Dragonlance series the War of the Twins, where Raistlynn had his own mage tower, and in his study was a portal to the abyss. Surrounding this tower was a haunted forest filled with undead. Now that would be cool player housing.
The only other MMO I played with player housing was DAOC, and it was kind of generic. Don’t get me wrong it was kind of cool on some levels, but for the generic-ness I didn’t see spending all that coin.
So we’ll see what the future brings, but it’s just curious as to the why there isn’t housing yet in WoW.