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5-22-2009 @ 8:08AM
I'm going to have to agree with people on this.You rigged it.You picked race over class and only ONE class has an issue where your options are limited.Heck, if you had gone with class first you would have taken the most popular race/class combo of a Tauren shaman. The Gnome Lock was behind that.Class is a much more important aspect than race. Yes, you could only have Night Elf or Tauren for race for 1 class, but you know what, that was a good thing. Being forced to play the race is something everyone else has to deal with for Druids. You effectively eliminated Druid from the competition by making race more important. Until you play a tauren shaman, you aren't actually listening to what the readers wanted.
5-22-2009 @ 8:44AM
Hey, it's his gig. The point of this entire ordeal isn't for him to play the worst possible race/class/profession/talent spec in the game. The point is to test out the new WoW.com profile features by tracking the progress of one of Alex's characters.Arguing/complaining for the sake of arguing/complaining isn't very productive.
5-22-2009 @ 9:35AM
No, but opening it up to a vote and then having rules set so that the most important aspect is ignored and the most likely scenario is a generic character negates the point.We get to choose what he becomes? Not really.So we get to watch a gnome warlock level up. Yippee freaking do.I've had one. Everybody has. Heck, I thought it was tradition to have a female gnome warlock with pink pigtails in every battleground for a while. Something about that cute little gnome cursing you to a pain filled death seems almost too good to pass up.My point is an experiment that is titled "choose my adventure" should not start with us not actually getting to choose because he set the rules so that the most important part of a character was not the most important part. Race is flavor. Class is actual gameplay.He eliminated the class being more important, so what's the point?
5-22-2009 @ 9:44AM
@Itanius:What do you mean "worst possible race/class/profession/talent spec in the game". Tauren shaman (or any shaman) is a perfect viable class. I rather enjoyed leveling both my shaman to 80 (one Troll one Draenei), and they are quite nice at max.
5-22-2009 @ 9:46AM
Also, I agree with Angus on this. He should have picked CLASS over RACE for the final verdict, which would have been SHAMAN.
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