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10-05-2010 @ 1:03PM
That title pic is so full of win it isn't even funny.You totally made my day McCurley, even with your silly 1 T name. :p
10-05-2010 @ 1:08PM
And before anyone asks, yes, I am easily amused. :)
10-05-2010 @ 1:48PM
Idealus, I always wanted to tell you that I LOVE your avatar pic!It's so full of win!Now my question to the Queue: What does "GCD capped" mean? I've been reading that a lot lately on Ghostcrawler's posts.
10-05-2010 @ 1:56PM
Yeah WTH, is that a typo with just one T ?!
10-05-2010 @ 1:57PM
Thanks Eternatua! I like to make people smile.GCD capped means that you have basically have an action for every global cooldown (the 1 to 1.5 second bit after casting most spells, where all your abilities are not able to be used), with little to no room in between to fit other abilities. It makes it hard to effectively burn your resources for maximum damage/healing, as you have an excess of resource, but not enough GCDs to use it all. I think, anyway....
10-05-2010 @ 2:00PM
Nope btard, that is his real name.It's pretty awesome, but not quite up to par with a real Matt like Rossi, Low, and Myself.:D
10-05-2010 @ 2:13PM
So, would a Mattthew be the ultimate Matt?
10-05-2010 @ 2:19PM
AMG!!!!! A (cutaia) reply!!!!!/swoonAnd yep, probably would be the ultimate guy. I look forward to serving our future Mattthew overlords.
10-05-2010 @ 2:56PM
Thanks for the answer, Idaelus.
10-05-2010 @ 3:33PM
@Eternauta:GCD Capped: By adding haste you can reduce your global cooldown (GCD) however your GCD can never be less than 1 second. So, at one second GCD you are "capped"- prevented from going any faster (your GCD cannot be less). It is a "hard cap" meaning that you can add more haste but it will do you absolutely no good. It is at 1 second and it is staying there.When someone says a "soft cap" adding more of a stat will technically help but is subjected to the law of diminishing returns and after the "soft cap" the benefit is so little as to be negligible.
10-05-2010 @ 4:29PM
I knew this guy that talked to just hear himself talk, he never added anything to the conversation (although he thought he did). Never could get him to shut up, and what made it worse was when someone gave him the idea that he was witty and urbane.through unwarranted attention. Anyone else ever run into someone like that?
10-05-2010 @ 4:53PM
(This whole response shall be in ( ) because it hardly matters until you get to the nth eschelon of geek... but... if you stack haste beyond the point of 1 sec cooldown, the spell still lands faster, you just can't cast anymore until the GCD comes up again. DPS, meh. Healer... might make a difference... if you don't think so you might want to roll something other than dps for a change. If you do understand the difference, you probably can use semicolons in a sentence on your English finals in college. If not, I fully expect you to be distracted by puppies.)
10-05-2010 @ 5:18PM
Oh, hey Vinnie. Finally decided to give up on your vague "the emperor has no clothes" comments and be slightly less vague? Don't worry, buddy. Your "message" wasn't falling on deaf ears...just uncaring ones.
10-05-2010 @ 5:47PM
Er... I thought Ghostcrawler was talking about being GCD locked, which isn't the same thing.GCD locked is when you have to push a button every (GCD length; 1- 1.5) seconds to do your job, without any procs or utility abilities thrown in, like the tankadin's 969 or the blood DK's Heart Strike spam.As a game designer, this is a bad thing because you can't give the player anything else to do; see the original version of Sudden Death. Great! A free Death Coil! That almost never gets used, because it's better DPS to continue with any rune abilities than to stop and spend a GCD for the Death Coil. It's not like it being 'free' meant much when you were frequently wasting runic power anyway.GCD capped can mean a couple things. Option 1: 50% haste, where a spellcaster's GCD is hasted to 1 second. Option 2: Whatever amount of haste it takes to speed an ability down to the GCD. In either case, more haste ceases to have any effect for throughput (although in the latter case, you move in between the end of the cast and the end of the GCD if you overcap.)
10-05-2010 @ 7:36PM
Thanks Boobah! I meant GCD locked, not capped. Sry if I confused you guys =(
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