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Game virtually unplayable now, can't even tell when my cooldowns are on properly.

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Game virtually unplayable now, can't even tell when my cooldowns are on properly.
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Eeter
01.19.2012 , 02:18 AM | #251
Current CD slider is horrible compared to old all greyed out icon. For short CD abilities its not so bad, but for long CD abilities its really hard to see when that last millimeter runs out. Change it back please.

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Serpenttt
01.19.2012 , 02:22 AM | #252
This is HILARIOUS. The old way you complained, the new way you complain. I have no problem all at telling if a skill is on cd or not..
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finc_loki
01.19.2012 , 02:22 AM | #253
Why are they working so hard into making the game less and less playable?

First we have the insanely annoying ability delays, that makes you click and nothing happens over and over.
Also GCD is set too high, it's not like we are gods anyway, and the only thing you could spam faster on a lower GCD is the free standard no resource use ability.
Everything else has cooldown or cost something to use.

Why the hell would they change it so the ability is always lighted up even when on cooldown.
the little graphical thing that lowers for each second doesn't say WHEN it is up for use again.
Why the hell not have the ability on cool down grayed out like normal, cause when it lit's up we know exactly when to use it.

Although since the abilities have lag we are still left with waiting for the damn thing to work.

I want ANY ability available to activate instantly whether I have any other active.
It is ME that is control not the game, if I want to waste a channeled ability or anything else it is up to me.
I just want a responsive game with proper user interface that tells me EXACTLY when an ability is up for use.


These are my only pet-peeves right now that actually HAS to be fixed:

1. Ability delay
2. High-res textures
3 Now we can add the "graying out the ability and then lit it up when ready again" to the list.

Two are detrimental to game play, the other for beauty of the game.

Well they say gameplay > graphics.
Sure but what happens when BOTH are affected?????

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Tinasa
01.19.2012 , 02:24 AM | #254
Any word on this issue yet? Please change this back!
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Ovion
01.19.2012 , 02:28 AM | #255
agreed. its now so much harder to tell when exactly your abilities come off cd. pleeaassee change it back

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bobcowl
01.19.2012 , 02:31 AM | #256
Quote: Originally Posted by monjiay View Post
I'm not beta testing this game, I'm paying for it. Beta is supposedly over.
THIS times a thousand. We are paying for this. If i'm running around in Skyrim and a dragon bursts out of my chest and literally takes a dump on me while playing poker with other dragons, you can't say "well you didn't test this to make sure it works right."

You don't walk into a restaurant and order a 60 dollar steak, it taste like **** and is burnt when you asked for medium rare, and have the server tell you "Well you should have been there when the cow was being conceived."

You people seriously need to remember you are paying for this. "Well WoW, and WAR, and (insert ****** mmo here) were buggy when they launched too!" Yeah. WoW released 7 years ago, with years before that in development. This game has been in development for years, 7 years after the most successful mmo launched. It's called learning from competitors mistakes, not repeating them. Im not tech expert, but im pretty sure there have been plenty of advancements in technology since all those other MMOS launched.

You don't release new content when the stuff you have is still broke. Ever heard a cell phone company say this? "Well your service is down every tuesday for 7 hours, then we'll have to do unexpected maintenance probably every other day during the week, but we are gonna go ahead and release 9G now. Oh, and we are gonna require you to keep paying your standard amount for the duration."


TL;DR- Customer Service and Product Quality are not hard.

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Tralesh
01.19.2012 , 02:38 AM | #257
Quote: Originally Posted by Serpenttt View Post
This is HILARIOUS. The old way you complained, the new way you complain. I have no problem all at telling if a skill is on cd or not..
You sir are a prize ****.


We mentioned that reactives (you know what those are right?) were hidden by the GCD, and wanted those (just those, nothing else, just those) taken off the animation. Not bloody everything!

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Aedgyth
01.19.2012 , 02:39 AM | #258
Quote: Originally Posted by Skovick View Post
No I can't say I have this issue, as all my abilities, have the cool down time listed in each abilities tooltip. So I know my 2 minute cool down ability will be ready in 2 minutes, not 5.

oh dear, someone with a sense of humour at least.... sorry, what's that ? Your serious ? oh dear....

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KurganNazzir
01.19.2012 , 02:52 AM | #259
I completely forgot about this change but it explains why I kept seeing the warning about a skill not being ready even though it appeared ready.
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MDONINESIX
01.19.2012 , 02:54 AM | #260
Quote: Originally Posted by Serpenttt View Post
This is HILARIOUS. The old way you complained, the new way you complain. I have no problem all at telling if a skill is on cd or not..
a) Nobody complained about the old way that I can recall.

b) Just because YOU don't have a problem does not mean there is no problem for some. Just as those of us who have a problem do not speak for the whole community, you who have no problem don't either.

c) There were not numerous posts with multiple pages complaining about the old greyed out cooldown display, seems to indicate this did more to break than fix a problem.

d) If it does not bother you, then you have nothing to worry about. If it did not bother you before the change, then you really have no purpose being in this thread other than to troll becuase you have no vested interest in this as it does not impact your game play. It does impact ours, we would like to see it addressed.

You are just a *********** troll.