Blizzard’s policy as far as reporting players has been about the same since day one. If you have a problem with a player, you report them. While Blizzard can contact you and thank you for reporting the issue, it will not give any details regarding what it has done about the problem being reported. Sell wow gold This has always been understandable to me; in the many years on and off that I worked customer service and call center jobs, rule #1 was that you did not speak to anyone but an account holder regarding the status of their account. To me, the Blizzard policy is just more of the same kind of treatment — Blizzard cannot tell you about actions taken against another player’s account, because hey, their account isn’t yours, you know? It’s private information.

That said, I have reported my share of players over the years, and I never really knew if action was taken against these players or not. In simple cases of name violations, like using an inappropriate word for guild or character name, I could usually tell if something had been done, because the guild or player in question would have their name changed. But in cases of player harassment … well, you never know if they’ve been told anything or not. You just sort of hope this means the person harassing you will go away and that will be the end of it, but there are absolutely no guarantees.

Pugnacious Priest made an interesting post about player reporting and complaints, specifically in the League of Legends universe. Apparently, League of Legends is doing something wholly bizarre in the gaming world — it is taking these reported cases and letting the players decide whether there is something there that someone should be held accountable for or not. Pugnacious Priest takes this one step further, wondering if this is the kind of system that could be implemented in WoW some day.

This is one of those odd little conundrums that doesn’t really have an easy answer. Sell world of warcraft gold Do we sacrifice the ease and flexibility of things like the Dungeon Finder and the Raid Finder so that we can go back to that state of self-policing? Do we throw up our hands and just let the offensive players continue to be offensive? Or, as Pugnacious Priest pondered, do we adopt a system like the one that LoL is undertaking and let the players judge for themselves who is right and who is wrong? 

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