Originally Posted by Seyla Warden
Really, WoW wasn't all that special at release. It was better than the competition, but the competition was what, EQ and AC pretty much?
(I don't consider UO to be competition for 'traditional' DIKU-based MMOs)
For me, it was because WoW did all the things I wanted EQ to do. Limit killstealing, limit ninja-looting, no PKing, and a UI that was so generic I picked it up in 5 minutes.
But at some point, that's just not enough any more.