World of Warcraft Class Design and Balance Live Chat – Mages

This afternoon, the class developers as well as some of the community devs hopped onto Warcraft’s newly-utilized chat platform CoverItLive to do a Q&A panel regarding current as well as future class design and balance. As expected, some of the same questions and concerns were hashed out again (what the hell was up with warlocks and their goddamn pets), but interestingly enough, not as many softball questions. Mages got a healthy amount of discussion and some of my own fears about the state of our talents in Mists of Pandaria were touched on. Ghostcrawler was in full force and made some really good comments regarding our class’ design/balance. Here is a blow-by-blow of all the mage related questions that were asked:

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