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3-12-2010 @ 5:31PM
Me totally agrees with 'UI failure'. The default UI is easily mastered and modifiable IF there's a person, who knows the game ALOT, sitting beside you and show you how to arrange things and what/when/how buttons to push. But the problem is, so many people play it alone (from the beginning until they quit) and probably never have a chance to watch a 'good' player playing the game, which is actually the best way in real life for most people to learn new skills.Same can be said about the macro system too, because WoW demands macros. It's NOT an option, but they don't say that.
3-12-2010 @ 6:15PM
I'm glad they recognize their mistakes and limitations, especially with the UI. Hopefully this means they will add more options for configuration in the future instead of us having to depend on third party publishers. They know their code the best, so I figure it would be solid and I wouldn't have to worry about getting conflicts and errors.
3-12-2010 @ 9:43PM
@ash: They most certainly do. Over just the year I've been playing, I've seen them make vast improvements in the base UI, frequently by observing what kinds of addons people are using and why, and getting this functionality and configuration options moved into the base UI.
3-14-2010 @ 12:42PM
Yes but they broke the map.. sure I used two addons (QuestGuru and Cartographer) but it made it so much more comfortable to play, now you have full screen or tiny, no scaling, and the log takes up half the map if you want to use it.I'm left with a map that bugs half the time with cartographer, just so i can have it at a decent scale and still be able to move while viewing it :(
3-15-2010 @ 12:17AM
Blizzard may have failed in the default UI but allowing for user coding was a definate plus. I enjoy the ability to change my UI with different addons and the staggering ways I can change just the unitframes makes me glad there isn't only a second default UI that I have to use. I LOVE the arson arsenal we have. Now, getting the knowledge of addons and their awesomeness to the unaddoned masses is the goal.
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