this is frankly a legitimate complaint, hopefully as time goes on and the things that are a major priority begin to be fixed, but harsh death penalty is really fringe gaming at this point, those days are over, it won't happen, perhaps darkfall, yes i know how bad it is, or mortal online will be hardcore enough for some people
Prema-death is the only real death penalty anything else is just a waste of time.
That said I don't mind there not being a death penalty as I find XP debt just plan silly.
There are no successful MMOs with a perma-death penalty, and there never will be. Besides, that isn't even truly "harcore". Maybe they should have a penalty where you can't play the game anymore after the first death, and the rest of your sub money is forfeit.