“You’re playing this game with dragons and magic and you’re upset that they add [X] to it???”
I really don’t understand why the above rhetoric is thrown around so much.
If you guys think it’s so easy to write fantasy stuff under the base of “it’s just fantasy, you can add whatever you want”, why haven’t you given it a try and see how hard it is to maintain an audience that’s interested in your works of fiction?
It’s actually quite hard to write a fantasy setting that balances real life and fiction to make the person consuming said entertainment believe that it could be an actual world that exists.
This isn’t even aimed towards the recent hairstyles, it’s aimed towards the people in general that use the above excuse justifying the silly things they’ve been adding recently and how infantile the story setting has been getting lately.
And just because you got the idea that WoW has been depicted “cartoony”, while the gameplay can be a bit cartoony, the main setting of the franchise has always been serious.
An example below: