Part of the problem with bringing the World of Warcraft vanilla experience back isn't just recreating what the game looked like in 2004*. Blizzard also has to recreate the cadence of post-launch content, which means not throwing gear into the wild that will completely unbalance the whole world. So, earlier this morning, it wasn't a surprise to hear that some of the most iconic raids - Dire Maul, Blackwing Lair and Naxxramas - won't be included at launch.
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When Vaelanor heard the announcement of World of Warcraft Classic last Friday, he says he broke into tears. The veteran Warcraft player, whose real name we omitted because he helps run an unofficial legacy server, said he was so moved by news of a vanilla version of Blizzard's long-running multiplayer game, he couldn't help but cry.