Sep 27th 2010 3:05PM Again, why is that everyone is so predisposed to believe these fictional email exchanges with Steve Jobs?
May 19th 2009 3:02PM It's so funny to me that people chime in "l2play your class." The implication is that, all of a sudden, people stopped knowing how to play the class. The mechanics of the hunter class are well-documented and analyzed to death on elitist jerks and the like, which all of our hunters were reading. There's only so far you can push the mechanics before internet lag and other factors overwhelm any slight margin you could claim via tweaking a macro here or adjusting a rotation there.
The plain facts, as shown by our later analysis of the fight stats, is that the hunters were doing everything right, yet were far below in DPS. It was disheartening and a bit annoying, so rather than QQ to death, I moved on.
May 19th 2009 2:16PM Honestly, soloing a huntard to 80 is so fun and easy. However, the bite comes in when you have to multitask like a son-of-a-bitch in a raid. Having to manage a pet who contributes a significant portion of DPS is beyond annoying. Playing my mage in Kara was easy mode. Huntard is extremely complex to play well in many raid encounters.
May 19th 2009 2:11PM Thanks for the kind words, garfunkel.
I am serious. Rather than QQ a bunch, I just stopped playing the game. The fact that I could no longer compete with mages and warlocks in Naxx 25, Sarth 3D and Maly 25, players who were now beating all our guild's top-geared and expertly-played huntards by a handsome margin of 20-30% on most fights, was just too sickening to behold. I have no idea what Blizzard was smoking when they introduced 3.0.8. Plus, I was getting burned out on raiding almost every night of the week.
However, as often happens, I wanted to do *something* in WoW so a month later I picked up with a DK I created on another realm and have enjoyed it since. Being able to solo ZG, some of the AQ20 bosses and most of the Outlands 5-mans is a hoot. And that's with nothing but crafted and quest gear!
It's all just polygons.
May 19th 2009 1:12PM When the big hunter nerf bat of 3.0.8 hit, I almost abandoned my account but instead rolled a death knight and made him my new main. I doubt this would make me want to play my huntard again, but it's nice to know that Blizzard is fixing things.
Nov 12th 2008 9:22AM Read the licensing agreements. Blizzard does not owe you anything for any downtime. Any reparations made are at their own discretion.