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1-10-2010 @ 8:09AM
The nerf would have to be quite severe for me not to play a class. If they change some mechanics about a class so that I no longer feel I can do my role for instance. Like if they'd lower healing output by a healer class with 50% or something like that. I've never had an issue with "maining" several chars though, so I often switch to whatever I like most for the moment. I know some people like to put all their time into one.The main reason I don't play some classes today, and so far I've only disliked rogues and dk's, is because I've never really liked the melee-dps playstyle. But with druid/warrior/paladin/shaman there are options to melee dps. (Tanking as dk feels like dpsing :P)I remember a while ago when my boyfriend complained about druid nerfs, again. I simply told him "if they're that horrible, just play the classes you think are op, or don't play at all. If you continue to play druid they can't be that boring or bad". But I suppose if you really invest a lot of time and effort into one thing, it hurts even more when they become less good without you being to do anything about it.
1-10-2010 @ 10:45AM
"tanking as DK feels like dpsing"That's cause it is dpsing. you just go in there, lay down the aoes and start spreading plagues around. now i haven't played dk sense 3.2 but thats how i always tanked anyone please correct me if im wrong. personally that's why i liked tanking on dk was because i was basicaly doing a damage rotation that never really lost agro.on the note of the breakfast topic, if they made it so warlocks did half the damage of mage I'd go back and try to level my shaman or priest up
1-10-2010 @ 8:12PM
"But I suppose if you really invest a lot of time and effort into one thing, it hurts even more when they become less good without you being to do anything about it."Definitely. That's partially why I stopped playing WoW. The class I like has longstanding problems that have never been addressed seriously (i.e. a dev says 'oh problem X is feature, hur-hur-hur'), and it has had bad scaling in every expansion so far, and has had its major strengths completed changed in BC, and then essentially reversed in Wrath. It's not that I'm annoyed over the time I spent, but I like the feel and theme of the class/spec, and when the devs hamfistedly alter the strengths and weaknesses to be entirely different, I have to relearn all the painful little tricks and tweaks and timings all over again - in essence, I have to rediscover how to play my class - again. The thing that really burns me is that part-in-parcel with the class' problems is terrible scaling. Players I know I can massively out-play slowly begin to out-perform me as we progress through gear levels. This terrible scaling could easily be fixed by addressing the problems the community has documented... for years, which the developers seem to be uninterested in doing.WoW isn't a single-player game that you pay once for. You pay a subscription, which essentially goes for the development and maintenance of the multiplayer aspect. In my view the development is nowhere near worth the cost - so I fired Blizzard. If and when they make changes that are necessary to the class I play, I'll be happy to rehire them. Until then, they are free to continue in their stubborn refusal that nothing is wrong without my dollars in their pocket.
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