So it isn’t new news that I’ll be making a move along with my guild to a new server in the next few weeks or so and also swapping to Horde. Unlike a lot of people who have played/raided Alliance predominantly I have never actually leveled a Horde toon past level 27. It’s not that I have anything against the Horde, in fact I very much enjoy their more interesting character models and background. For me it was just convenience and being able to readily swap resources and gold back and forth between toons with ease.
It’s been a bit of a culture shock swapping some toons over to our new home and trying my hardest to become acclimated to the new environment. Horde on my new server is far and away more developed and healthy than alliance (the dominant faction) on my current main’s server. It got me thinking about what makes a faction/server really healthy and I really wanted people’s feedback on the matter so today’s post is going to be more of a poll!
What I’d like to know is what do you think makes a server healthy. What do you look for when it comes to a server or to a faction within that server? Is economy important to you? Do you prefer a server with a massive assortment of high end raiding guilds or one that is smaller and kept to itself? Do you want a server whose PuG/GDKP can kill the Lich King with ease? Do you like stilted faction ratios? There are so many aspects of everyone’s home server that may or may not appeal to them and I’d like to know why. I’d also love to know what attracts you to the faction that you currently play.