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9-17-2010 @ 5:05PM
The new tooltips are either helpful or "WTF?"There are tooltips that say "Does damage at range". That's it. No description, no damage ranges, nothing.Some other ones will tell you when to use abilities. For example some of the Paladin spells say it takes a long time to cast, so don't use in melee. Others say "Use this when at full Rage to hit hard."The problem is, this is enabled by default. So new players get the benefit from them, but other players are just going to be frustrated that their tooltips no longer display damage ranges, and don't know it's an option that can be turned off.
9-17-2010 @ 5:10PM
If i remember correctly its Interface->Help->Disable Beginner Tooltips.
9-17-2010 @ 5:20PM
Yes, it is. But if you are on the PTR you know how many people say "WTF is with my tooltips?"They won't realize you can turn them off.It's like any other ability that they enable by default. You get swarms of angry people pissed off about a change, and they have no idea you can simply turn it off in the options.
9-17-2010 @ 5:27PM
OMG This!I was wondering about the seemingly simplified tooltips wherein some of my copied priest's abilities had numbers and others didn't!
9-17-2010 @ 7:14PM
So... we're helping the new people, and messing with the dumb people?Hell... two birds with one stone.
9-17-2010 @ 10:13PM
@Nipah: Exactly!I am terribly amused when I hear people who got onto ptr and don't know to check the interface about things like that.
9-17-2010 @ 11:16PM
Blizzard forced them on for my character as well, but the new characters I ported over the the PTR yesterday had beginner tooltips defaulted "off." Still, simplified tooltips for beginners would have to be default on, because beginners otherwise don't know how to turn them on.
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