So I was taking a closer look at some of the guild perks, and one of them stood out as something cool and yet annoying at the same time.
Over time to help fight gold buying/selling and such Blizzard imposed a delay on all mail transactions between World of Warcraft accounts, this was before the Battle.net merger so each wow account was and is completely separate. This is still technically true but now there is a relationship in common between the Battle.net account. As we know 1 Battle.net account can have many Blizzard game accounts associated to it, I think the limit is 10.
Now in Cataclysm we get a guild perk called G-Mail.
In-game mail sent between guild members now arrives instantly.
I think this is a cool change however it also annoys me a lot because those of us that do have multiple Warcraft Accounts tied to 1 Battle.net account have been asking for some of the “perks” shared between characters of 1 World of Warcraft account be translated to extend over all wow accounts within a Battle.net account.
I am not talking about paid for separate items like the mounts and Collector’s edition Pets, even though the Blizzcon perks this past year were on a Battle.net account basis so there is something to it already in place.
The 2 main issues would be instant mail between characters on the same Battle.net account on the same server since we don’t have inter-server game mail. That is a battle for another time, even though it be needed. The other would be sharing of BoA items be bound to the Battle.net Account. Since Warcraft Accounts can not be removed from a Battle.net account.
Anyway just something that I found cool and annoying at the same time. It is now shown that the time delay can be selectively lifted by joining another associated set of data. Now it is time to take it where it logically should have gone first.
Oh and yes I know that if you have 2 characters in the same guild on different accounts they would now be able to mail one another instantly, which I do and will have access to that Guild Perk. It is just something that should have already been possible and implemented and was not.