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10-25-2010 @ 8:16AM
If people would teach instead of yell it would make for a much better experience. It's not any different than real life people can't just be great at something without any help.
10-25-2010 @ 8:32AM
However, when you spend all your time teaching the same point over and over and over and over to the SAME PERSON, it gets very frustrating, to the point of yeah, I'm yelling. Most of us are patient with new folks, but you get those one or two people that just will not listen and do not learn...
10-25-2010 @ 8:59AM
And I don't disagree with that, but I for instance am new to the end game and let people know that before grouping. The second I don't drop the right totem I get the boot. I will eventualy learn all the fights on my own as I have in the past, but it would go alot smoother with a little help.
10-25-2010 @ 9:28AM
www google comclass dismissed.
10-25-2010 @ 9:36AM
Yea I know. I guess I've just never been a fan of using strategy guides. It seems more fun to do the learning in game.
10-25-2010 @ 10:11AM
I would understand about guides completely, if this were a single player endeavor, but the truth is those 24 other people are being held back and frustrated by your lack of preparation in this case.
10-25-2010 @ 10:55AM
Yes! I recently rolled a paladin with the hopes of trying to tank. My first run wasn't exactly helpful and the group less than kind. I ended up shelving my tank dreams. I wonder sometime how many new players quit the game because people get so angry when they're just trying to learn. Patience is in short supply in Azeroth sometimes. I get it that people can be dumbasses but gosh, it's frustrating getting yelled at too.
10-25-2010 @ 11:36AM
I've had the same problem trying to learn how to tank. It's not easy and even if you study everything on the internet you still need practice to be any good.
10-25-2010 @ 12:16PM
Though training dummies are great for number crunching they're useless for showing what you should and shouldn't do in a group, so I always thought the devs should create a practice dungeon that's part tutorial and part training. It would start out relatively easy by teaching you how to perform your basic role, then get harder as the other (botted) characters start to screw up. You'll have to learn how to compensate, save yourself, and perhaps save the others, so by the time you're ready to join a group with real people you should have a good idea of what to do.Perhaps there would be several stages, and anyone who passes with high scores would get a preferred rating that bumps them up higher on the LFD list.
10-25-2010 @ 5:33PM
You dropped cleansing totem on Putricide, didn't you... v_v
10-26-2010 @ 4:32AM
I totally sympathize, Nat, as a Hunter when I messed up it hurt a lot more than other classes due to the negative stereotype attached, and I ended up feeling outcast in raids over any mistake I made that was criticized.I became an excellent Hunter that was desired by those I pugged with(oh the invites after ICC raids), but as a result I came away with the impression that Hunters were looked down upon and most high-end guilds were full of two faced pricks.That's the duality of my experience, and it's why I won't be part of a raiding guild now.
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