Are people struggling with the definition of 'rare'?
MMOs. They have rare stuff. People camp mobs. People farm mobs. People get happy when the rare item drops.
And thus it has ever been, since the dawn of the MMO.
You think we never had "waah I never got my symbol from Sammath Gul"? Or "waah I never got the earring I wanted from the Watcher"?
You're definitely struggling with the definition of 'compulsory'.
, then Turbine has made it compulsory to farm for these recipes.
They're rare, people. Uncommon. You can go sit in a crafting instance and pray or you can pick another item to lust after, but do we really need all the demands that you should have one because you did the crafting instance twice or the accusation Turbine are doing something wrong by making a strong raid-quality item available to soloers and grinders?
'A cage,' she said. 'To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.'