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Jan 12th 2012 2:27AM The default assist button (makes you target your current target's target) is F.

Breakfast Topic: What's behind stereotypes about what ladies play in WoW? {WoW}

Dec 27th 2011 5:20AM There are differences between both genders, but again, they are a generalization. Men are better at maths, measuring distances and finding their way back home. Women are better at languages and have a way better peripheral vision. This differences come from the early days of humanity and the roles that both genders had to perform.

Thousand of years later, this still shows up nowadays, as it is built in our brains (has been demostrated that men and women brains are not exactly the same). Again, so many years of evolution make this only a generalization that can be only applied to a very average individual.

Still, there are some tendencies, and when you have one million men and one million women, if you test them all, you'll notice areas of expertise that tend to have more of one gender doing better than the other. This is because of the differences that make a trend, but is just that, a trend.

At an individual level you never know what kind of brain someone has. I could get lost in a corridor, but i'm quite good at languages. I'm a man.

This trends may influence what you enjoy in game. When you choose a role in WoW, do you enjoy it cause you are good at it or are you good at it cause you enjoy it?

My guild has several women, and they most fit the 'healing stereotype':
- We have a priest that focuses on healing. He has always been a healer, even in other games. She does an average performance due that he barely plays nowadays. When she goes shadow... well, let's just say she does not have the right gear.
- We have a priest that heals with both specs. She plays a lot and does a very good job. She roled a warrior recently and tried to tank an heroic. She claimed to perform poorly cause she was nervous. I really think that with practice she'll be has good at tanking as she already his as a healer.
- We have a resto shaman that excels at spamming chain heal (lol). She does pretty decent dps has elemental. She rolled a bear tank recently and she also performed poorly.
- We have a warlock that does just average dps. Hey, a woman dpsing!

Just to clarify, I think anyone can do anything, but it seems like women tend to the healing role. Again, with just 4 examples, you can't really tell.

I apologize for any 'engrish' i may have commited.

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