But those are the same reasons as why people like goth music. Except the family member part (few wants to remember family members that were goths lol). Our opinions and the things we like have no impact on our identity.
Yes people can buy time. That's the entire problem with the gem store, it is in ANet's interest to slow things down and make the player bored.
I know that he was talking about WoW, I was reminding him that GW2 is worse.
Haha but our opinions and the things we like affect the choices we make in life, and the choices we make in life define who we are.
Yet a lot of the people actually playing the game aren't bored... so I can't really see the argument. Maybe you are. Maybe other people are. But that's them. Other people are loving their time in Guild Wars 2.
Guild Wars 2 isn't worse haha. If you think that, then you really need to look into what grind means