Game isn't built for mounts.
Mounts aren't going to be added.
Broom, functionally, isn't a mount any more than a tonic is. It removes your skills and you move at the same speed.
Mounts would be a pain in the ass to program and develop, and since they wouldn't add anything to the game, they're not worth the effort. If they did provide a boost, the game would have to be adjusted accordingly in probably a lot of ways most of us would never think of.
And if they did add mounts, then I couldn't do my joke about "The mounts are rebelling in Harathi Hinterlands" anymore, and we simply can't have that!
And my personal opinion on mounts? I think they're stupid. Don't get why people want them. Saw a guy earlier in the thread go all "Every white knight has a stallion", blah blah, seeming to forget that GW2 is not medieval at all.
Oh yeah, and people complaining about waypoint fees can also stfu. If it's gimping your income that much, you're not using your brain enough. If something in an area can wait, leave it until you have a bunch of stuff to do in that area. There are tons of commanders, and people with T3 cultural, and legendaries, and so on. Clearly, if your income is that badly gimped by waypoints it's your
Edited by Gerroh, 25 January 2013 - 12:02 AM.