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  1. #1

    Fix damage naming convention ("tactical" damage)

    Given that we're bracing for a relatively major revamp of all classes, perhaps it's a good time to finally fix damage type naming?

    This issue mainly has to do with the "tactical" designation. Currently, "tactical damage" may refer to a tactical source (as opposed to mellee or ranged), or tactical type (as opposed to physical).

    This is utterly confusing, and took me quite a bit of time to figure out as a relatively new player. Also, the tactical designation for damage type does not describe the situation very well (not sure what's "tactical" about burning an enemy when whacking him in a big sword).

    While it is a relatively trite term in MMOs, "elemental" describes the damage type considerably better (and yes, light and shadow can be considered elements in the Middle Earth).

    Thoughts?
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    Though I disagree with the "elemental" name, I certainly agree that they should have seperate names.

    So /signed.



    Maybe Fëarin Damage instead of Tactical source damage? Although I suppose they aren't allowed to use that since it's not mentioned in LotR.
    [I]In the sea without lees standeth the Bird of Hermes.
    [/I][I]When all his feathers be from him gone, He standeth still here as a stone.
    Here is now both white and red, And all so the stone to quicken the dead[/I][I].
    The Bird of Hermes is my name, Eating my wings to make me tame.[/I]

 

 

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