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Findle’s Loot-A-Rang: Textbook Case of the Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back

I know it seems a silly thing. That’s the whole idea of “straws”. But nerfing Findle’s Loot-A-Rang was the last one for me. Here was an item that was fun, had good utility, and was not game breaking in any way. Furthermore, NOBODY was complaining about it. And the World of Warcraft devs decided to restrict it to Draenor in the upcoming Legion expansion. For those who may not know, the Loot-A-Rang was a device that allowed looting at a distance. It also allowed looting mobs that embedded themselves in boulders or trees when they died, or fell halfway down cliffs with no ledges, or remained floating in the air, or in any of a number of circumstances where normal looting was difficult or impossible. It was fun and useful. It was the one item in addition to bags that I made sure all my alts had. And in Legion it will be restricted to the continent that I would like to forget even exists. Continue reading