Just one short month after gifting their server code to Elysium to bring the hopes and dreams of a private, vanilla, World of Warcraft server to fruition, the Nostalrius team is hoping the group will relinquish their generous gift.
Heading back to their own message boards on January 14, Viper, a Nostalrium representative, explained the thought process behind the original plan to re-introduce a third-party legacy server that wasn't 100% tied to their own tarnished name following Blizzard's decision to essensially pretend their meeting with the team never happened.
For those in need a brief history of the goings on between Blizzard, Nostalrius and the on-going fight for a legacy World of Warcraft experience, just head on over to this post. It's a long-running fight as this point, and Nostalrius seem to be switching gears on their stance. Believing they failed in the role when only 10% of their old playerbase generated a token required to move their old character data to Elysium's new game client, they're hoping to convince the World of Warcraft community to band together and convince Blizzard to create their own 'Legacy Realm' rather than make-do with private servers and being branded as pirates.
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With strong lines like "We know that Nostalrius carries the hopes of the legacy community" and "Until this stigma
It's a long drawn-out battle in the hopes Blizzard will introduce something they've long rejected. Potentially only ever inviting the Nostalrius team to their headquarters as a PR stunt, we likely won't see anything good come of his fight for some time - if at all.