How to Play WOW for Free (Guide updated to WOTLK 3.3.3a WOW Arthas server)

annualspark594

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as salam o alaikum .. guys please update this whole thread because i will be downloading the game and i want to know how to do the updates and play it for free online .. also is there a paki server ( or relm or wht ever it is :p )
 

Fir3d3mon

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why Private servers when you can play retail (original)? Private server WoW has shit load of bugs.
not everyone can pay that much moolah :p
@annualspark594once u are finished with the download till 3.3.5a either PM/VM me or add me on xfire and i will tell you what else to do(although wolfy is right..if u can dish out a lil bit of money, retail game is WAY WAY better than the private server experience
ask [MENTION=53401]haiderhaider[/MENTION] here our latest recruit into legit WoW :p )
 
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haiderhaider

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[MENTION=49425]annualspark594[/MENTION] buddy i would recommend that you buy wow its a one time payment aur christmas is near so there will be sale pushing the price down to atleast RS 5500. baqi phir its 1600 a month which isnt too bad in my point of view.

but if u absolutely donot want to spend a single penny then go molten wow its the best private server around http://www.molten-wow.com/ check out the forums and the site u will find a torrent link for the full download. its easier than downloading all the setups and then patching de patching but the drawback is that u wont be able to play anywhere but molten although i dont think that would be a problem for you.

lastly i would just say that you should buy this wonderful game if u want to play it because i played on private servers for a year nearly and all thats done is spoil the game for me a little. I personally would not recommend it.
 

annualspark594

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clearify ... i mean what is the main differnec btween the free private servers and the legit ones .. ( lag or sumthing else )

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also 1600 a month does seem a litlle steep :p i have no problem with buying the original games .. i have done so many times for the 360 ... but i was thnkng why not try the private ones first and if the game is good then ill buy the original one .. but still if u ask me i think 1600 rupees is a bit steep :p
 
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Wolfy

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Private servers are running on emulators, they are far more behind than what we playing on retail version at the moment, WoW being the biggest MMO has many things that Private server Emulators cant handle, every class has different dynamics and there are nearly 12 classes with 3 spec each that makes 36 spec in total, and balancing those 36 spec's is nearly impossible for private emulators.

thats just one thing I have mentioned there are several other aspects, raids/pvp/exploration/quests/professions/NPC's/dynamic enviroment etc etc etc you just cant find them working as retail on Private servers.

population is one of the main reasons on Retail WoW there are around 10-15k people on each realm and there are 100+ realms on EU only aint talking about US and China, on Pserver u will find not more than 3k+ people and that 3k will drain Pserver like a dork suckin machine resulting in lag and high latency.

well i can write a book on the difference b/w both, but I hope that suffices you need of clarification.
 

Arsalaan Nazir

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[MENTION=49425]annualspark594[/MENTION]

Yeah i'm on retail WOW too, never got the urge to shift to private servers.

But then there are times when i stop playing WOW altogether, that time happens to be now.

Been around 4 months now that i stopped playing Cata since its becomes too monotonous for me.

So i'm just waiting for MoP to hit the shelves and then after some time will subscribe again.

Plus one more thing is that Private servers arent up to date on patches.

From what i know private servers still dont have the cata patch so if you want to remain up to date then going retail is the best for you.

But yeah not everyone wants to dish out dough every month.

I would suggest that you go for Guildwars 2, i'm also going to for GW2 since its a one time payment, no monthly subscription fees so i would recommend GW2 as opposed to World of Warcraft.
 

Fir3d3mon

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@annualspark594

Yeah i'm on retail WOW too, never got the urge to shift to private servers.

But then there are times when i stop playing WOW altogether, that time happens to be now.

Been around 4 months now that i stopped playing Cata since its becomes too monotonous for me.

So i'm just waiting for MoP to hit the shelves and then after some time will subscribe again.

Plus one more thing is that Private servers arent up to date on patches.

From what i know private servers still dont have the cata patch so if you want to remain up to date then going retail is the best for you.

But yeah not everyone wants to dish out dough every month.

I would suggest that you go for Guildwars 2, i'm also going to for GW2 since its a one time payment, no monthly subscription fees so i would recommend GW2 as opposed to World of Warcraft.
dude...MoP is ON the shelves..been more than a month now..everyone here has a lvl90 character :p
 

haiderhaider

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well wolfy has clarified it better than i could so i really dont need to say much but one thing i would like to add is that if u are a lore freak like me and have been following warcraft since warcraft 1 u will be highly disappointed by private servers since they are bugged at annoying points.

secondly as far as GW 2 is concerned yea thats a good shashka but can not compare to world of warcraft however if 1600 a month is too steep for you then yes GW 2 would be the way to go.
 

Arsalaan Nazir

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dude...MoP is ON the shelves..been more than a month now..everyone here has a lvl90 character :p

Oh it has been launched ?
Lol, i've been too busy to follow the news about MoP :p

O well i'll resume subscription some time next month or Jan.
Dont have time these days for much gaming so me subscribing again now would be a waste of my money.

Thanks for the update though.
 
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