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10-08-2010 @ 8:20PM
I take offense at your implication that I cheat. I do not cheat, nor do I make use of any tools that are banned by the ToU. Those tools are widely-available, and if you took the time to learn them, they'd help you as well. I don't even use the questionable and exploitative QAPoster addon. So let's make this clear.Current use of Auctioneer and QA3 is not cheating.You also clearly do not spend much time doing real AH work if you think it's a thoughtless affair. You have to think a LOT about your timing, predicting market trends, and reading patterns into your opponents (even to the point of having to figure out who those opponents are, since everyone's hiding behind AH mules).What I don't particularly want to have to do is say, "hmm, glyph of frost strike is currently listed with an 8g bid, 9g 51s buyout. I guess i'll manually type 7g50s bid/buyout into the two text areas and hit post" three hundred and thirty times (once per glyph). I already say, "hmm, I'm down to two glyphs of crusader strike, but that one doesn't sell all that well, so that's fine. But I will create five more glyphs of raise dead, because that one DOES sell well, and my opponents tend to restock their glyphs on tuesdays but today is friday so I have a good chance of selling that stock".What I do in managing my Glyph business looks a LOT like thinking. What I am going to have to do in the future looks a lot less like thinking and a lot more like fiddly make-work. Imagine in your example- you've decided to cast a spell with a 3.0 sec cast time, what if you had to hit the cast button four times (exactly) in order for the spell to work. Would that be "thinking" more? Because that's akin to what you're talking about.Glyphwars also has a lot of mindless grinding (see also: buying 4,000 herbs, milling 4,000 herbs, crafting 800 glyphs, which requires approximately 1600 mouse clicks in the current environment, spaced approximately 3.0 seconds apart in time (not counting the one click to buy all the herbs which is going away and the 20 minutes to craft all the ink, also one click). This is a ridiculous grind as-is, and we're just looking at adding more annoying grindery to this process.So: I do not cheat. Also, I think a LOT while playing Glyphwars. But like any other game, i'd rather if I could spend my time actually thinking instead of micro-managing things.
10-08-2010 @ 8:26PM
WTB delete button or something. This was a mis-posted reply to above.
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