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5-20-2010 @ 5:08PM
It is a bummer because I have a friend who is visually impaired and this add-on made a huge difference to his game. He loved it and loved how suddenly he could 'see' everything. Sure some call it being lazy but I always saw it as a useful tool.
5-20-2010 @ 6:14PM
Yes, and there was someone on the official forums stating that it helped him understand fights since he's deaf and couldn't listen to vent. It's a shame that this was actually helpful to those with disabilities and will be banned, but to those without disabilities, it drastically altered the game and trivialized boss fights.
5-20-2010 @ 6:28PM
It trivializes a few mechanics on a rare sampling of boss fights. AVR does nothing for ICC first 4, it helps with one specific mechanic in the plague wing (malleable goo), doesn't do anything for dreamwalker, doesn't do anything for LK, and arguably has a small benefit for BQL.I'm not saying it doesn't help, nor am I saying blizzard shouldn't break the addon, but I'm honestly tired of hearing everyone scream how this was the most OP addon ever that makes every boss encounter as easy as a daily JC quest.
5-20-2010 @ 6:44PM
Being one of said disabled persons, I do agree this addon was (I have removed it since the news broke out) fantastic due to my visual perceptions and mental handicap (I have Dyspraxia). Its a shame that it had come to this, but I also figured blizzard would eventually come down on it sooner or later when cataclysm comes out and see people facerolling content.
5-21-2010 @ 1:27PM
@ PyromelterActually if you have AVR encounters, it does draw lines to the players that are spiked at marrowgar. Apart from that, I don't think it does anything to the first 4.
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