A few people are getting all up-in-arms about tells from gold spammers. In particular, not only is there no context menu available for names in the chat window that would enable you to send spammers to your ignore list with a couple of clicks, there’s no obvious way to even report spammers; I tried /report, /spam and /spamreport last night and none of those are recognized commands. Worse still, the Ignore List does not appear to actually work.
I don’t see this as worth working oneself up into such a huff as to cancel one’s account over. Maybe this is because WoW has trained me not to pay too much attention to chat in the first place. But WAR has no General Chat, something I appreciate based on the experience of WoW. Either way, tells from gold spammers, while certainly annyong, have not seemed to me to be a major problem – it’s not as through they are choking my chat window.
Still, I do see this as a significant problem, and if Mythic is as serious about putting a stop to it as they say, they’re going to want to fix the current issues quickly; fix the ignore list and add context menus to the chat window and make it easy to report gold-spamming asswipes. I suspect that the long-term solution to the problem is in the games’ design itself, however: there is simply little need to buy gold in WAR.