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    Quote Originally Posted by evguenil View Post
    Sorry? Is LOTRO RPG or is it another game like strategy game or whatever?

    In RPG there are always levels, stats, weapons and armors. And it must be significally improved while I play the game.
    If my levels, abilities, stats do not improve with time it is not an RPG game anymore and I don't play non-RPG game.
    I take it you have no plans on doing Elder Scrolls Online or Guild Wars two then..

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    Quote Originally Posted by FundinStrongarm View Post
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    Edit your post, like you did when you put the note above in and hit the Delete button yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darlgon View Post
    I take it you have no plans on doing Elder Scrolls Online or Guild Wars two then..
    I have plans on ESO and EQN. I'm not going to rush through the game.
    I play LOTRO for half-year. I have one character (not counting my craft alts) and he's level 75. I use experience disabler.

    I hope that I can use similar play style in ESO/EQN. If that's not possible then my playtime in ESO will be limited I guess.

    Sorry for offtopic.

    Well, my personal opinion about trees is rather negative. I'm not impressed with trees. Well, at least with the trees that I've seen in other games.
    With tree I get an illusion that I am limited. I can clearly see it each time I look at the tree. Without the tree I can not see it, although I understand that I'm limited either. It is just an illusion of course, but still.... I don't like it. Without the tree there's still a hope that there's a skill somewhere that I can come across one day (in case I don't read the spoilers). With tree each and every skill is clear and obvious from the first minute I'm in game. No mystery, no fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lohi View Post
    I agree. But to be fair here, there have been a lot of pushes to make so many classes into DPS. So many instance fights that revolved around how fast damage could be done, which alternate strategies were disallowed (crowd control, going slow and playing it safe, etc). So many things are now one tank (maybe), on healer (maybe), and everyone else doing maximum damage. Ie, a burglar is now commonly considered a main DPS class whereas when the game was new it was a debuffer/mezzer support class. Show up to a fight on LM traited for debuffing (their primary role) and others will scratch their head wondering why you're different.
    I don't disagree with your assessment of instance design and changes to some classes but that wasn't the point the person I was responding to was trying to make. I have quite a few beefs with the direction instance design has taken which has in almost every case pushed the "dps race is the best" mentality. I personally find it extremely annoying because I have more fun playing my LM and burglar as debuffer/CC than dps not to mention the actual dps classes are still much better at dps in the vast majority of cases. I also don't have any problem whatsoever that the dps classes do that job better than non-dps classes. I personally find it sad that you can't hardly find an LM or burglar who want to do anything but dps. Keep in mind that the trait tree can't fix these problems no matter what it does. These are instance design/scaling problems at the core.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrnknElf View Post
    Keep in mind that the trait tree can't fix these problems no matter what it does.
    Having ability to swap trait builds for free w/o visiting a bard will fix some of these problems for sure, even though that's not directly the same as "trait trees". Ie, I can run with a Nature's Fury build on my lore master while simultaneously having Keeper of Animals or Ancient Master build (or all three if I spend the points).

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    I have just as many buttons on games like Swtor that use skill trees, but Swtor allways leaves me feeling I have been pushed into a cookie cutter type build, the amount of buttons is less of an issue because I can customise my UI so I dont have this high rise of Buttons like I do in Lotro. Having 3 hearth (minimum)(teleport) buttons, 3 mount buttons (goat, horse, and war steed), Skirmish soldier commands, 6 (min) potion buttons plus food, scrolls, tokens and the myriad of unique non stackable buff items that Turbine keeps on forcing on me is the real pressure on my bag space and UI bar. Being able to hearth to any discovered bind spot like in Swtor would speed up game play and be a good start to quick slot bar rationalisation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrnknElf View Post
    Classes already have clearly defined roles and have had for quite a long time so I have no idea where you're trying to go with that.

    Lol, I’m not really “trying to go” to any specific place. But I don’t agree that classes currently have clearly defined roles. I think they’ve gotten much less defined over time as (for example) many “non-DPS” classes have had big DPS boosts, and all classes have gotten a big bloat of skills and traits that increasingly let you trick almost any class out to be fairly-good-to-awesome at most roles. Champs can tank just about as good as Guards, LMs can DPS just about as good as Champs, etc. My point is that all the options many players understandably love have drastically reduced well-defined class roles. And that’s one of the things Turbine is explicitly trying to rectify. Whether you, I, or anyone else thinks that’s a good thing is individual opinion of course. But that’s what Turbine is trying to do, and your proposal wouldn’t do it to nearly the same extent.
    I won’t take the space to respond to every other point, because what’s happening here is not so much comprehension as differing opinion: I fully understand what Turbine is changing and what you proposed instead. I just don’t agree with it. That’s fine.
    But I didn’t see you respond to my main point, which is that Turbine has explicitly stated the goals they hope to achieve by making these changes. You proposed a system you would prefer vastly to what they’re doing, which is fine. But I don’t see how your proposal would accomplish their objectives better than their proposal. That’s what I’m getting at.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lohi View Post
    Having ability to swap trait builds for free w/o visiting a bard will fix some of these problems for sure, even though that's not directly the same as "trait trees". Ie, I can run with a Nature's Fury build on my lore master while simultaneously having Keeper of Animals or Ancient Master build (or all three if I spend the points).
    Agreed. If there is anything I'm looking forward to is this. Especially in PvMP. If I'm healing on mini (or cappy), than I have no offensive power. I can't do any damage. That is fine and working as indented while in a group. But often you have to go somewhere solo, hand in a quest or get back from the graveyard. You always get jumped doing that. I can't fight back blue-traited, I can't activate Warspeech with 3 wargs on me either. I can only heal, kite and try to run away. I mostly succeed doing that, seeing how freeps an especially Minstrels are sort of over-tuned with to much survivability, at the moment. But running away like a coward because you happen to be heal-traited, it feels really wrong and frustrating. Will be so much easier when we can switch role on the go.

    I'm not happy about having to re-learn and re-spec 6 classes. Not happy about our amount of skills getting stripped down. Lotro is not a high-paced game, so it can't get away with only a handful of skills. I'm worried the rotation will be repetitive and boring. But that's another matter. Hopefully I'm wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Egilric View Post
    Just watched the new Dev Diary video.

    I really wish Turbine would stop trying to deceive us.

    The Dev Diary tells us that that "wanted to give players more choice" about class trait builds.

    I fail to see how moving from a totally free-form trait system that allows players to choose ONLY the traits they want to a system where a trait you want may be gated behind 4 or 5 other traits that you don't want is even remotely giving us "more choice" - in fact it quite clearly giving us LESS CHOICE.
    Options aren't the same as choices.

    Suppose that in chess all pieces were allowed to move anywhere, and taking the king didn't end the game, but rather when one side lost all of his or her pieces. In that game, the pieces would have the maximum amount of options they possibly could. Players would be free to move the pieces however they wished. But the game would be utterly boring and completely predictable given two players with basic intelligence. And while players could decide the order in which to take the pieces of their opponents, they wouldn't really be making any real choices of any consequence.

    In the actual game of chess, however, each piece is restricted to move only in a certain manner. And it is the taking of one particular piece that ends the game. Even though the pieces have less options in how they can move, players are required to make far more complex choices. While there are moves that are clearly bad choices to most experienced players, there is no set of moves that is the obvious set of moves that everyone does in order to win. Thus, players have more real choices to make.

    Limiting options creates choice because it forces you to pick one option over another. You have to decide to take one or the other; you can't have everything. If you can have everything, then there's no need to make any real choices.

    Why does LOTRO even have classes? Why not just give everyone all skills and let them decide what they want to use? Wouldn't that be the ideal game, with everyone free to do whatever they wanted?

    The problem with this is that things would go in one of two ways:

    1. Some skills would stand out as being the best.

    Guess which skills people are going to pick? Even though people technically had the option to pick other skills, they wouldn't be realistic choices. Think back to the chess game where the pieces could move anywhere. The first player to move technically has the option not to take a piece. But it's not a viable choice for real gameplay. In a game with an optimum build, the only people who aren't going to make that build are people who want to be different for difference's sake. Everyone else would, for all intents and purposes, be forced into making that build.

    2. No skill stands out as being the best.

    At first this seems great. We have a perfectly balanced system where people can pick the skills they prefer. The problem reveals itself, however, when we look at all why all the skills seem equal; it's because they are. If people have unrestricted access to any skill, and using one skill has no benefit over using another, then all skills are effectively the same skill with just different names, lore, and animations.

    Real choices are created when one is forced to choose between two things that are desirable. Deciding between something you want and something you don't care about is not really a choice. You are obviously always going to go with what you want. But when you are forced to give up something substantial in order to get something else, that's when you have to make a real, thoughtful decision.

    Classes do this at character creation, and skill trees are nothing more than sub-classes that further define your class as you level. Yes, you might need to get skills you care less about for skills you want more. But classes are the same way. With classes, you are "forced" to get all the skills of each class at the expense of not being able to access the skills of other classes. Sure, you can technically skip training the skills you don't want, but that just saves you a little coin.

    The skill trees could have been implemented such that rather than lower tier skills unlocking higher tier ones, instead certain lower tier skills gave discounts for certain higher tier ones. And then the skill points for the higher tier skills could have been increased accordingly. In the end, you would end up spending the same amount of skill points and get the same higher tier abilities, but simply just wouldn't have the lower tier skills that you didn't care about as an option.

    But that's just a menu item issue. Just hide the abilities you don't use, and it's not really any different than not having them. Plus, with the system as it's been implemented, if you did find a use for the ability, you would have the option to easily add it to your rotation.

    I'm looking forward to the skill trees because by forcing people to make greater sacrifices, the devs are now freer to give people greater rewards. We can now have more skills that stand out as being the best at a particular task because less people will be able to get each one. People will have to make tougher choices in deciding which tasks they prefer to do, but they will also be able to do those tasks far more effectively.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tor View Post

    Limiting options creates choice because it forces you to pick one option over another. You have to decide to take one or the other; you can't have everything. If you can have everything, then there's no need to make any real choices.
    Umm.. Not really.. If you can have everything, you still have to choose which fits what you feel like doing. Jay Leno still can only drive only ONE of his cars OR his motorcycles, not all of them at once. Based on your premise, I would actually have more choices because I can only choose between my minivan and Mom's car. I would say Jay definitely has more options.

    Limiting options just means that you have FEWER choices, in your example, two. What if you want to choose somewhere in between, like a lot of us have been doing since the games inception. You know.. a hybrid class. Like say.. anything not of the holy trinity. (The original vision of the Gaurd/Mini/Champ or Hunter.)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tor View Post
    Why does LOTRO even have classes? Why not just give everyone all skills and let them decide what they want to use? Wouldn't that be the ideal game, with everyone free to do whatever they wanted?
    Congrats. You just described why everyone is excited about Elder Scrolls Online coming out in a few months.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darlgon View Post
    Congrats. You just described why everyone is excited about Elder Scrolls Online coming out in a few months.
    Other games have done this, many single player games too. Ie, Turbine's Asheron's Call did not have classes. However there's a slight drawback in that most players tend to build characters that are all about the same. Ie, everyone wants to be able to solo, so they build for damage, then maybe a little side healing plus some defense. Even in our current system, every day someone is asking what are the best traits, best gear, best skill rotations, etc, not a lot of the players are thinking independently about how to use their class, so imagine how they'd do when there isn't even a class framework to start with.

    I do think classless systems are better, but MMOs are full of people who want to start with templates or who aren't going to build for tanking/healing/support if it makes their solo lives harder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darlgon View Post
    Umm.. Not really.. If you can have everything, you still have to choose which fits what you feel like doing. Jay Leno still can only drive only ONE of his cars OR his motorcycles, not all of them at once. Based on your premise, I would actually have more choices because I can only choose between my minivan and Mom's car. I would say Jay definitely has more options.
    You had to decide which kind of car to buy because once you bought one car, it made it that much harder to buy another. Jay didn't have to think about it. If there were two kinds of cars he liked, he'd just get both. You had to make a choice that Jay didn't.

    And yes, Jay has the option to drive any of his many cars. But the choices he is making are purely aesthetical. All the cars get him from point A to point B. They just have a different look and feel.

    This goes back to possibility #2 of giving everything to everyone: No skill stands out as being the best. If everyone can have all skills and the only difference is what people "feel like doing", then all skills are effectively the same with just different names, lore, and animations. Skill choices become purely asethetical, and have no real gameplay meaning.

    Jay buys his cars for aesthetics, so he doesn't need any meaning beyond, "it looks and/or drives cool". But the choices in LOTRO have to go beyond aethestics. Otherwise, it's not a game; it's an art project. And even Jay, when he races, has his options limited. He can't race any car he wants however he wants. There are limitations to how the cars can be built. It is these limitations that make the race a game.

    Quote Originally Posted by Darlgon View Post
    Limiting options just means that you have FEWER choices, in your example, two. What if you want to choose somewhere in between, like a lot of us have been doing since the games inception. You know.. a hybrid class. Like say.. anything not of the holy trinity. (The original vision of the Gaurd/Mini/Champ or Hunter.)
    You won't have to max out your skill points on one tree. You could spread them out across all trees. It just means you won't get as many top tier skills. And depending on how they handle multiple specs, you might still be able to get all top tier skills, just not use them all at the same time.

    Quote Originally Posted by Darlgon View Post
    Congrats. You just described why everyone is excited about Elder Scrolls Online coming out in a few months.
    If their skill system is going to allow all players to max out all skills, then everyone will ultimately end up being the same. Yes, people could choose which subset of skills they preferred to use at any given time, but it wouldn't really be any different than non-RPG games where everyone plays generic characters with standard abilities. The only difference would be the non-RPGs start you out already having all the abilities.

    With this type of system, it is more like you are unlocking content rather than building a character. All characters ultimately end up in the same final state; they just unlock things in a different order.

    On the other hand, if players will end up with unique builds, then there must be some tradeoffs happening at some point. These tradeoffs are their skill trees. And really, that's all classes are. They are basic skill trees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darlgon View Post
    Congrats. You just described why everyone is excited about Elder Scrolls Online coming out in a few months.
    No. There are many reasons why people are excited about ESO. Every person has its own reasons. And that's fine.

    One remark only: we have yet to see how many expections will be met, but let's stay positive

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    Trait trees are cosmetic. Implementation is the important thing. Trait trees don't magically confer special powers such as ' respec on the fly' or 'choices with consequences'. Those sort of things are results of how any character development system is implemented not inherent to any particular system or indeed presentation of that system. After all, if you chose to, you could make trait trees from the existing system with very little change. None in fact unless you chose to make changes. One thing I'd be very wary of is claiming that trait trees give more choice. Depending on implementation, they actually give a lot less than the current system. So if you implement trait trees in a way where everything is hyperoptimised and then balance based on that hyperoptimisation (or the 'you get less skills but the ones you get go 'boom' better approach), you're not going to find many guards running around trying to kill stuff in a tank build. Or a mini doing it in a heal build. So you actually end up with identikit builds in Lotro classes, because not all classes have multiple options in how to build for optimal dps in what is increasingly a solo environment. Definitely judge on the implementation though.

    In any case, I'm still more amused by claims around skill bloat being a big thing when Massively reckons that Big Battles are all about you being one of three sub-classes and gaining new abilities from them. Not sure how that works. Presumably the bloat was a transient sickness and we needed more skills when that was realised. Or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lohi View Post
    Other games have done this, many single player games too. Ie, Turbine's Asheron's Call did not have classes. However there's a slight drawback in that most players tend to build characters that are all about the same. Ie, everyone wants to be able to solo, so they build for damage, then maybe a little side healing plus some defense. Even in our current system, every day someone is asking what are the best traits, best gear, best skill rotations, etc, not a lot of the players are thinking independently about how to use their class, so imagine how they'd do when there isn't even a class framework to start with.

    I do think classless systems are better, but MMOs are full of people who want to start with templates or who aren't going to build for tanking/healing/support if it makes their solo lives harder.
    The Secret World - No classes, a completely free-form skill system and no "must-have" standard builds outside of raiding. Check it yourself.

    Rift - Each class has access to 7 or more (with the expansion) souls that in themselves are mini classes. Can be mixed and matched however you want.

    Eve Online - Train up with whatever skills you fancy and fly what you can afford to lose.

    Three current MMOs that dispense with fixed classes. It's about time MMOs started ditching the WoW legacy.
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    For those wondering how the Trait Trees work for unlocking each Tier here is the jist of it.

    Tier 1 is always unlocked for everyone.

    Tier 2 requires 5 traits to be earned in Tier 1 of that line Blue/Red/Yellow. So T1 Blue only unlocks T2 Yellow.

    Tier 3 requires an additional 5 traits total of 10 traits to be earned in Tiers 1 or 2.

    Tier 4 requires an additional 5 traits total of 15 traits to be earned in Tiers 1, 2 or 3.

    Tier 5 requires another 5 traits equipped a total of 20.

    Tier 6 requires another 5 traits equipped a total of 25.

    Tier 7 requires another 5 traits equipped a total of 30. This is the Capstone trait for each line.



    If you select Blue as your main spec then spending points on traits in Blue costs you 1 class/trait point. Spending points on Red or Yellow lines will cost you 2 points per trait. So if you want to reach Tier 2 in your off spec lines you have to spend 10 points to obtain your 5 traits.

    Set Bonuses are for the main spec only but spending on traits in any line will unlock them.

    Tier 1 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on 5 traits.

    Tier 2 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 10 traits.

    Tier 3 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 15 traits.

    Tier 4 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 20 traits.

    Tier 5 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 25 traits.

    Tier 6 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 30 traits.

    Tier 7 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 35 traits.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BangoTwinkletoes View Post
    It's about time MMOs started ditching the WoW legacy.
    You mean EQ legacy. WoW just copied, and LotRO is not derived from WoW but more from many games that came earlier (including Turbine's own games). The main thing that LotRO borrowed is probably the mini-quest style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PKCrichton View Post
    For those wondering how the Trait Trees work for unlocking each Tier here is the jist of it.

    Tier 1 is always unlocked for everyone.

    Tier 2 requires 5 traits to be earned in Tier 1 of that line Blue/Red/Yellow. So T1 Blue only unlocks T2 Yellow.

    Tier 3 requires an additional 5 traits total of 10 traits to be earned in Tiers 1 or 2.

    Tier 4 requires an additional 5 traits total of 15 traits to be earned in Tiers 1, 2 or 3.

    Tier 5 requires another 5 traits equipped a total of 20.

    Tier 6 requires another 5 traits equipped a total of 25.

    Tier 7 requires another 5 traits equipped a total of 30. This is the Capstone trait for each line.



    If you select Blue as your main spec then spending points on traits in Blue costs you 1 class/trait point. Spending points on Red or Yellow lines will cost you 2 points per trait. So if you want to reach Tier 2 in your off spec lines you have to spend 10 points to obtain your 5 traits.

    Set Bonuses are for the main spec only but spending on traits in any line will unlock them.

    Tier 1 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on 5 traits.

    Tier 2 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 10 traits.

    Tier 3 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 15 traits.

    Tier 4 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 20 traits.

    Tier 5 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 25 traits.

    Tier 6 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 30 traits.

    Tier 7 Set Bonus obtained by spending points on another 5 traits so a total of 35 traits.
    So, if you wanted to get the capstone of a specific line and not invest any more points than that requires, how far into another line can you invest?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkheart06 View Post
    So, if you wanted to get the capstone of a specific line and not invest any more points than that requires, how far into another line can you invest?
    The Capstone skill requires you to spend on 30 traits in that line to be unlocked. Then you have to invest into the capstone trait so that is 31 traits. If this is your main spec then you only spend 31 points. If this is an off spec then that is 62 points.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkheart06 View Post
    So, if you wanted to get the capstone of a specific line and not invest any more points than that requires, how far into another line can you invest?
    At 85, you get 55 points to spend. To flush out my "main" line, I had to spend 35. This left me 20- and since its double cost in other trees, you only have an effective 10 points to spend. I was able to buff up a DoT tick, buff up one other skill- and unlock a heal buff outside the specialization tree.

    I did not level further, so I am not too sure how many points you end up with at max- but even if you get a point a level, you still will only have 15 effective points left.

    This gives you enough points to buff a couple existing skills (which you have to do in order to get to the actual skills), and unlock and max a couple other low hanging skills in the other tree lines.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crimsonrayne View Post
    At 85, you get 55 points to spend. To flush out my "main" line, I had to spend 35. This left me 20- and since its double cost in other trees, you only have an effective 10 points to spend. I was able to buff up a DoT tick, buff up one other skill- and unlock a heal buff outside the specialization tree.

    I did not level further, so I am not too sure how many points you end up with at max- but even if you get a point a level, you still will only have 15 effective points left.

    This gives you enough points to buff a couple existing skills (which you have to do in order to get to the actual skills), and unlock and max a couple other low hanging skills in the other tree lines.
    You get one point every two levels - so with the next 10 levels you'll get 5 points. There are also 5 points embedded in the quests/deeds (can't remember the specifics) so if you do everything you'll end up with 65 points at 95.

    You can get to your tree cap with 35 points, but you can't fill all the skills in. You will have to leave some things out in order to have the points left over. It's about 50 points to fully fill in a tree. You may also find (minstrel does) that the first level of the alternate trees have nothing you want based on your role at the time. Minstrel red line can choose one anthem or several healing/ outgoing healing crit modifier skills that are worthless. In the second level I can get tactical mastery but that would be much easier to get through jewelry than the tree. The points are mostly wasted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BangoTwinkletoes View Post
    The Secret World - No classes, a completely free-form skill system and no "must-have" standard builds outside of raiding. Check it yourself.

    Rift - Each class has access to 7 or more (with the expansion) souls that in themselves are mini classes. Can be mixed and matched however you want.

    Eve Online - Train up with whatever skills you fancy and fly what you can afford to lose.

    Three current MMOs that dispense with fixed classes. It's about time MMOs started ditching the WoW legacy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lohi View Post
    every day someone is asking what are the best traits, best gear, best skill rotations, etc, not a lot of the players are thinking independently about how to use their class, so imagine how they'd do when there isn't even a class framework to start with. .

    Guess what? I'm going to be asking these same questions now where I never did before in this game. This game will now turn more cookie cutter than it ever was before they did this atrocity. If my guard can't get back some semblance of what it once was I won't be long for this game. They already have stopped me from paying real cash for it! Imagine how many more people they(turbine) are alienating from this game?
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    "Even though I've been a stranger, Full of Irony and Spite, Holding little but contempt for all things beautiful and bright, Something shines around you and it seems to my delight, To give me just a little sweetness, Just a little light."

  25. #150
    Sapience, HoarseDev, or any Blue Name really.

    The Quickbar memory issue has been brought up several times and I haven't seen any official response, perhaps I've missed something.

    This issue requires a 100 MC purchase on each and every character that does not use 1 Quickslot set to achieve basic expected functionality. It doesn't matter if they are F2P, Preimium, or VIP. In order to use the second Quickbar set, to place our general skills in the configuration we want for each spec we must not only purchase a Spec Tab but then leave it unused so that we can "despec" in order to get the memory to hold.

    I don't mind that upgrades happen in the store at all. If I want to save a third spec and need to buy a new tab to do that, fine I have no problem with that. But what is happening now is we are being given a major system that is not working properly with the only fix being a store purchase and I find that simply unacceptable. On top of the store purchase we need to respec twice just in order to load a new spec, I haven't watched to see if that costs in game gold and if so how much.

    The issue doesn't exist for players that keep all their General Skills in the same spot for every spec and stay on the same quickbar set, so I do realize this isn't an issue for everybody, but it is an issue for some.

    I would really like to know if there is a fix or at the very least a workaround that will be in at launch, or if this is actually what is considered basic functionality and no change is expected. With Beta ending any hope of testing the fix or workaround has ended.
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    It's all to clear we are on our own.[/CENTER]

 

 
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