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Link to source is broken.

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I don't really see how faction imbalance is bad on normal servers. Would be worse on PvP servers for sure

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Mankrik was destined to have a horde population, hopefully the meme will keep there and not be used so frequently on the other servers, lol.

What impact does imbalance have on Normal servers? Alliance will have longer queues than Horde right?
When this sort of imbalance occurs on PVP servers, it becomes a shit show, players like me have been forced to transfer away from it.

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Isn't faction imbalance super irrelevant? All the characters are name-holders, so people could easily have just created the name on whichever race/class that came up first.

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The data source isn't working at the moment.

As others have said, it's really difficult to judge server balance at the moment. Right now, all people have are name placements.

Additionally, isn't this an inherent problem with a 2-faction system? You can look at https://realmpop.com/eu.html (EU version) for each of the servers, and the vast majority are not balanced, either one way or the other.

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Could use sources for the source :biggrin:

Thanks for starting this thread anyway, this is a topic I've been thinking about. We need better indicators.

Current numbers on the Stalagg discord:
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Fixed the link. Might not be relevant yet, but it is interesting.

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On the EU there's a slight Horde imbalance between 52-55% on the census. It might be a cultural thing, who knows. Anything under 5% is normal and anything under 10% sounds alright still. Quality beats quantity any day.

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Oh yes finally some info on faction population! Thanks for this. :smile:

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The Stalagg Discord is now developing a slight horde bias (52/48), although I bet the casual crowd will pick the pretty races and even this up a bit.

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Neat. Would be interesting to see the European faction rates.

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This is why i love RP-PVP :)

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Sweet wrote:
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This is why i love RP-PVP :)
Yeah eu rp-pvp server looking good. But we need updated statistics.

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still better faction balance then retail has.

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Is pagle still that alliance dominated?

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huntarorc wrote:
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Is pagle still that alliance dominated?
I wouldn't heavily rely on this thread. Most of these characters could be just random name placeholders that might not be the faction the player intends to be on. Plus people can change their mind and relocate, especially with realm overpopulation.

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New Reddit server census has a decent number of responses now: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

Faction balance is off in Herod, Fairbanks, and Thalnos, each with a significant Horde bias even considering Reddit's Horde bias adding a ~2% margin of error.

- A lot more interesting data there: LATAM, BR, and QC French are all sticking with Thalnos.
- Faerlina and Herod have the highest densities of "Hardcore" players.
- Stalagg and Herod are actually on par for player counts. One of my guildies was theorizing that Herod has a lot of dead reserves and isn't as big as the character count suggests.

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I'm curious if this data is representative to the general population, rather than the more involved players who actively look for polls or join server discords. The people voting in these polls may not represent the average player logging into the launch.

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@sonar Agreed, but with Blizzard being so quiet it's the best indicator we have right now.

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Lendryn wrote:
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New Reddit server census has a decent number of responses now: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheetshtt ... sp=sharing
Your link seems to be broken.

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@Pippina Should work now. It's been opening very slowly for me.

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Lendryn wrote:
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@Pippina Should work now. It's been opening very slowly for me.
It's not opening slow, it's going right to a 404 not found.

Saw a typo in the URL though, deleted the typo and it's (slowly) loading now.

link

edit: hah, you did fix it in your original post. I accidentally clicked my quote of your original post, which was still broken :lol: all is well now.

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uhhh… so pagle is 80% alliance in that survey... not great.

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