Do you think World of Warcraft could work on an iPad

#1 Posted by christ0phe (946 posts) -

I've barely played WoW, but I'm just wondering if anybody thinks a iPad version would be a viable way to play.  Imagine how much more time people could sink into WoW if they could bring it with them on a bus, or subway.  Also, I wonder if blizzard could make a tie in game for iPhone and iPods that maybe earns you gold or something to bring into the full game.

#2 Posted by billnyethesciencepie (1336 posts) -

fuck no

#3 Posted by Sooty (8082 posts) -


#4 Posted by Deusx (1911 posts) -


#5 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7098 posts) -

Ye...not a chance.

#6 Posted by shinigami420 (640 posts) -
#7 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8061 posts) -

It works on the famicom

#8 Posted by FritzDude (2273 posts) -

Only with faceroll classes.

#9 Posted by Adziboy (702 posts) -

No joke, I'd buy an iPad if I could. 

#10 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -


#11 Posted by EvilTwin (3324 posts) -


#12 Posted by Badhands (398 posts) -

Maybe for like super casual players but no way in hell you could raid with one.

#13 Edited by PenguinDust (12701 posts) -

Yes but you need to run it through a streaming service like OnLive or a remote desktop.   

#14 Posted by PerryVandell (2112 posts) -

I suppose it's possible, but I wouldn't ever play it. To be fair, I don't play WoW anyway.

#15 Posted by UlquioKani (1249 posts) -

Yes, but it probably wouldn't want to fun. Like the Wii and Ds, the best games on the platform are the ones developed for it because of the unique control scheme.

#16 Posted by ajamafalous (12269 posts) -

Not for any level of serious play.

#17 Posted by Branthog (5613 posts) -

Probably, but I'd rather they put a GOOD MMO on the iPad. I'd totally buy one, then.

#18 Posted by christ0phe (946 posts) -
@EvilTwin: I mean, you pretty much just click to kill the enemy on PC
#19 Posted by Jasta (2217 posts) -

It would work, but you couldn't play it to save yourself.

#20 Edited by EvilTwin (3324 posts) -
@christ0phe said:

@EvilTwin: I mean, you pretty much just click to kill the enemy on PC

I guess the same thing could be said of any game really. "Just push A to kill." 
I'm just raging against the idea of games getting touch controls shoehorned into them because of the popularity of iPhones and iPads.
#21 Posted by DonPixel (2666 posts) -

@christ0phe: hehe... no

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