Trending Games | Elder Scrolls Online | World of Warcraft | Marvel Heroes | EverQuest

  Network:  FPSguru RTSguru
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,902,101 Users Online:0
Games:753  Posts:6,275,003
Recent forum postsRSS
Active threads
Cloud view
List all forums
General Forums
Developers Corner General Discussion
Popular Game Forums
Click a status to find game forum
Game Forums
Click a letter to find game forum
A-C
2029 Online 2112: Revolution 2Moons 4Story 8BitMMO 9 Dragons A Mystical Land A Tale in the Desert III A3 ACE Online ARGO Online Aberoth Absolute Force Online Absolute Terror Achaea Adellion Aerrevan Aetolia, the Midnight Age Age of Armor Age of Conan Age of Empires Online Age of Mourning Age of Wulin Age of Wushu Aida Arenas Aika Aion Albion Online Alganon All Points Bulletin (APB) Allods Online Altis Gates Amazing World Anarchy Online Ancients of Fasaria Andromeda 5 Angels Online Angry Birds Epic Anime Trumps Anmynor Anno Online Applo Arcane Hearts Arcane Legends ArchLord ArcheAge Archeblade Archlord X Ascend: Hand of Kul Asda 2 Asda Story Ashen Empires Asheron's Call Asheron's Call 2 Astera Online Astonia III Astro Empires Astro Lords: Oort CLoud Asura Force Atlantica Online Atriarch Aura Kingdom Aurora Blade Auto Assault Avatar Star Battle Dawn Battle Dawn Galaxies Battle for Graxia Battle of 3 Kingdoms Battle of the Immortals Battlecruiser Online Battlestar Galactica Online Battlestar Reloaded Beyond Protocol Black Aftermath Black Desert Black Gold Black Prophecy Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict Blacklight Retribution Blade & Soul Blade Hunter Blade Wars Blazing Throne Bless Blitz 1941 Blood and Jade Bloodlines Champions Boot Hill Heroes Borderlands 2 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Bound by Flame Bounty Bay Online Brain Storm Bravada Bravely Default Bravely Second Brawl Busters. Brick-Force Bright Shadow Bullet Run Business Tycoon Online CTRacer Cabal Online Caesary Call of Camelot Call of Gods Call of Thrones Camelot Unchained Canaan Online Cardmon Hero Cartoon Universe CasinoRPG Cast & Conquer Castle Empire Castlot Celtic Heroes Champions Online Champions of Regnum Chaos Online Child of Light Chrono Tales Citadel of Sorcery CitiesXL Citizen Zero City of Decay City of Heroes City of Steam City of Transformers City of Villains Civilization Online Clan Lord Clash of Clans Cloud Nine Club Penguin Colony of War Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances Company of Heroes Online Conquer Online Conquer Online 3 Continent of the Ninth (C9) Core Blaze Core Exiles Corum Online Craft of Gods Crimecraft Crimelife 2 Cronous Crota II Crusaders of Solaris Cultures Online Cyber Monster 2 Cyberpunk 2077 Céiron Wars
D-F
D&D Online DC Universe DK Online DOTA DOTA 2 DUST 514 DV8: Exile Dalethaan Dance Groove Online Dark Age of Camelot Dark Ages Dark Legends Dark Orbit Dark Relic: Prelude Dark Solstice Dark Souls 2 Dark and Light DarkEden Online DarkSpace Darkblood Online Darkest Dungeon Darkfall Darkfall: Unholy Wars Darkwind: War on Wheels Das Tal Dawn of Fantasy Dawntide DayZ Dead Earth Dead Frontier Dead Island Dead Island 2 Dead Island: Riptide Deco Online Deep Down Deepworld Defiance Deicide Online Dekaron Demons at the Horizon Desert Operations Destiny Diablo 3 Diamonin Digimon Battle Dino Storm Disciple Divergence Divina Divine Souls Divinity: Original Sin Dofus Dominus Online Dragon Age: Inquisition Dragon Ball Online Dragon Born Online Dragon Crusade Dragon Empires Dragon Eternity Dragon Fin Soup Dragon Nest Dragon Oath Dragon Pals Dragon Raja Dragon's Call Dragon's Call II Dragon's Prophet DragonSky DragonSoul Dragona Dragonica Dragons and Titans Drakengard 3 Dream of Mirror Online Dreamland Online Dreamlords: The Reawakening Drift City Duels Dungeon Blitz Dungeon Fighter Online Dungeon Overlord Dungeon Party Dungeon Rampage Dungeon Runners Dungeon of the Endless Dynastica Dynasty Warriors Online Dynasty of the Magi EIN (Epicus Incognitus) EVE Online Earth Eternal Earth and Beyond Earthrise Eclipse War Ecol Tactics Online Eden Eternal Edge of Space Einherjar - The Viking's Blood Elder Scrolls Online Eldevin Elf Online Elite: Dangerous Embers of Caerus Emil Chronicle Online Empire Empire & State Empire Craft Empire Universe 3 EmpireQuest Empires of Galldon End of Nations Endless Ages Endless Blue Moon Online Endless Online Entropia Universe EpicDuel Erebus: Travia Reborn Eredan Eternal Blade Eternal Lands Eternal Saga Ether Fields Ether Saga Online Eudemons Online EuroGangster EverEmber Online EverQuest Next EverQuest Online Adventures Evernight Everquest Everquest II Evony Exarch Exorace F.E.A.R. Online Face of Mankind Fairyland Online Fall of Rome Fallen Earth Fallen Sword Fallout 4 Fallout Online Family Guy Online Fantage Fantasy Earth Zero Fantasy Realm Online Fantasy Tales Online Fantasy Worlds: Rhynn Faunasphere Faxion Online Fearless Fantasy Ferentus Ferion Fiesta Online Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Final Fantasy XI Final Fantasy XIV Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Firefall Fists of Fu Florensia Flyff Football Manager Live Football Superstars Force of Arms Forge Forsaken Uprising Forsaken World Fortnite Fortuna Forum for Discussion of Everlight Freaky Creatures Free Realms Freesky Online Freeworld Fung Wan Online Furcadia Fury Fusion Fall
G-L
GalaXseeds Galactic Command Online Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms Gameglobe Gate To Heavens Gates of Andaron Gatheryn Gauntlet Gekkeiju Online Ghost Online Ghost Recon Online Gladiatus Glitch Global Agenda Global Soccer Gloria Victis Glory of Gods GoGoRacer Goal Line Blitz Gods and Heroes GodsWar Online Golemizer Golf Star GoonZu Online Graal Kingdoms Granado Espada Online Grand Chase Grand Fantasia Grepolis Grimlands Guild Wars Guild Wars 2 Guild Wars Factions Guild Wars Nightfall H1Z1 Habbo Hotel Hailan Rising HaloSphere2 Haven & Hearth Hawken Heart Forth Alicia Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Helbreath Hellgate Hellgate: London Hello Kitty Online Hero Online Hero Zero Hero's Journey Hero: 108 Online HeroSmash Heroes & Generals Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar Heroes in the Sky Heroes of Atlan Heroes of Bestia Heroes of Gaia Heroes of Might and Magic Online Heroes of Thessalonica Heroes of Three Kingdoms Heroes of the Storm Hex Holic Online Hostile Space Hunter Blade Huxley Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Illutia Illyriad Immortals USA Imperator Imperian Inferno Legend Infestation: Survivor Stories Infinite Crisis Infinity Infinity Iris Online Iron Grip: Marauders Irth Worlds Island Forge Islands of War Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted Jade Dynasty Jagged Alliance Online Juggernaut Jumpgate Jumpgate Evolution KAL Online Kakele Online Kaos War Karos Online Kartuga Kicks Online King of Kings 3 Kingdom Heroes Kingdom Under Fire II Kingdom of Drakkar Kingory Kings Era Kings and Legends Kings of the Realm KingsRoad Kitsu Saga Kiwarriors Knight Age Knight Online Knights of Dream City Kothuria Kung Foo! Kunlun Online Kyn L.A.W. LEGO Universe La Tale Land of Chaos Online Landmark Lands of Hope: Redemption LastChaos League of Angels League of Legends - Clash of Fates Legend of Edda: Vengeance Legend of Golden Plume Legend of Katha Legend of Mir 2 Legend of Mir 3 Legendary Champions Lego Minifigures Online Lichdom: Battlemage Life is Feudal Light of Nova Lime Odyssey Line of Defense Lineage Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance Lineage II Linkrealms Loong Online Lord of the Rings Online Lords Online Lords of the Fallen Lost Saga Lucent Heart Lunia Lusternia: Age of Ascension Luvinia World
M-Q
MU Online Mabinogi Maestia: Rise of Keledus MagiKnights Magic Barrage Magic World Online Manga Fighter MapleStory Martial Heroes Marvel Heroes Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Marvel: Avengers Alliance Mass Effect 4 MechWarrior Online Megaten Meridian 59 : Evolution Merlin MetalMercs Metaplace Metin 2 MicroVolts Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Midkemia Online Might & Magic Heroes: Kingdoms Might & Magic X: Legacy MilMo Minecraft Mini Fighter Minions of Mirth Ministry of War Monato Esprit Monkey King Online Monkey Quest Monster & Me Monster Madness Online MonsterMMORPG Moonlight Online: Tales of Eternal Blood Moonrise Mordavia Mortal Online Mourning My Lands Myst Online: URU Live Myth Angels Online Myth War Myth War 2 Mythborne Mytheon Mythic Saga Mythos N.E.O Online NIDA Online Nadirim Naviage: The Power of Capital Navy Field Need for Speed World Nemexia Neo's Land NeoSteam Neocron Nether Neverwinter Nexus: The Kingdom Of The Winds NinjaTrick NosTale Novus Aeterno Oberin Odin Quest Odyssey RPG Ogre Island Omerta 3 Online Boxing Manager Onverse Oort Online Order & Chaos Online Order of Magic Original Blood Origins Return Origins of Malu Orion's Belt Otherland Forums OverSoul Overkings Oz Online Oz World Pandora Saga Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Panzar Parabellum Parallel Kingdom Parfait Station Path of Exile Pathfinder Online Perfect World Perpetuum Online Persona V Phantasy Star Online 2 Phantasy Star Universe Phoenix Dynasty Online Phylon Pi Story Picaroon Pillars of Eternity Pirate Galaxy Pirate Storm Pirate101 PirateKing Online Pirates of the Burning Sea Pirates of the Caribbean Online Pixie Hollow Planeshift Planet Arkadia Planet Calypso PlanetSide 2 Planetside Planets³ Playboy Manager Pocket Legends Pockie Ninja Pockie Pirates Pockie Saints Pokémon X and Y PoxNora Prime World Prime: Battle for Dominus Priston Tale Priston Tale II Prius Online Prodigy Project Blackout Project Gorgon Project Powder Project Titan Forums Project Wiki Project Zomboid Puzzle Pirates Quest for Infamy Quickhit Football
R-S
R2 Online RAN Online RF Online ROSE Online Rage of 3 Kingdoms Ragnarok Online Ragnarok Online II RaiderZ Rail Nation Rakion Rappelz RappelzSEA Ravenmarch Realm Fighter Realm of Sierra Realm of the Mad God Realm of the Titans Realms Online Reclamation Red Stone Red War: Edem's Curse Regnum Online Remnant Knights Renaissance Repulse Requiem: Memento Mori Rift RiotZone Rise Rise of Dragonian Era Rise of Empire Rise of the Tycoon Risen 3: Titan Lords Rising of King Risk Your Life Rivality Rockfree Rohan: Blood Feud Role Play Worlds Roll n Rock Roma Victor Romadoria Rosh Online Roto X Rubies of Eventide Ruin Online Rumble Fighter Runes of Magic Runescape Rust Rusty Hearts Ryzom S4 League SAGA SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online SMITE SUN Sacred 3 Sagramore Salem SaySayGirls Scarlet Blade Scions of Fate Seal Online: Evolution Second Chance Heroes Second Life Secret of the Solstice Seed Serenia Fantasy Seven Seas Saga Seven Souls Online Sevencore Shadow Realms Shadow of Legend Shadowbane Shadowgate Shadowrun Online Shaiya Shards Online Shattered Galaxy Sho Online Shot Online Shroud of the Avatar SideQuest Siege on Stars Sigonyth: Desert Eternity Silkroad Online Skyblade Skyforge SmashMuck Champions Smoo Online Soldier Front Soul Master Soul Order Online Soul of Guardian South Park: The Stick of Truth Space Heroes Universe Sparta: War of Empires Spellcasters Sphere Spiral Knights Spirit Tales Splash Fighters Squad Wars Star Citizen Star Conflict Star Sonata 2 Star Stable Star Supremacy Star Trek Online Star Trek: Infinite Space Star Wars Galaxies Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Star Wars: The Old Republic StarQuest Online Starbound Stargate Worlds Starlight Story Starpires State of Decay SteelWar Online Stone Age 2 Stormfall: Age of War Stormthrone Storybricks Stronghold Kingdoms Styx: Master of Shadows Sudden Attack Supremacy 1914 Supreme Destiny Sword Girls Sword of Destiny: Rise of Aions SwordX Swords of Heavens Swordsman
T-Z
TERA TS Online TUG Tabula Rasa Tactica Online Tales Runner Tales of Fantasy Tales of Pirates Tales of Pirates II Tales of Solaris Talisman Online Tamer Saga Tank Ace Tantra Online Tatsumaki: Land at War Terra Militaris TerraWorld Online Terraria Thang Online The 4th Coming The Agency The Aurora World The Banner Saga The Black Watchmen The Chronicle The Chronicles of Spellborn The Crew The Division The Epic Might The Hammers End The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 The Legend of Ares The Lost Titans The Matrix Online The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot The Missing Ink The Mummy Online The Myth of Soma The Pride of Taern The Realm Online The Repopulation The Secret World The Sims Online The Strategems The West The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Theralon There Therian Saga Thrones of Chaos Tibia Tibia Micro Edition Tiger Knight Titan Siege Titans of Time Toontown Online Top Speed Topia Online Torchlight Torment: Tides of Numenera Total Domination Transformers Universe Transistor Transverse Traveller AR Travia Online Travian Trials of Ascension Tribal Hero Tribal Wars Tribes Universe Trickster Online Trove Troy Online True Fantasy Live Online Turf Battles Twelve Sky Twelve Sky 2 Twilight War Tynon U.B. Funkeys UFO Online URDEAD Online Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar Ultima Online Ultima X: Odyssey Ultimate Naruto Ultimate Soccer Boss Uncharted Waters Online Undercover 2: Merc Wars Underlight Unification Wars Universe Online Utopia Valkyrie Sky Vampire Lord Online Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Vanquish Space Vector City Racers Vendetta Online Victory - Age of Racing Vindictus Virtonomics Vis Gladius Visions of Zosimos VoidExpanse Voyage Century Online W.E.L.L. Online WAR (Warhammer Online) WAR2 Glory WYD Global Wakfu War Thunder War of 2012 War of Angels War of Legends War of Mercenaries War of Thrones War of the Immortals WarFlow Waren Story Warflare Wargame1942 Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Warkeepers Warrior Epic Wartune Wasteland 2 WebLords Wild West Online WildStar Wind of Luck WindSlayer 2 Wings of Destiny Wish Wizard101 Wizardry Online Wizards and Champions Wonder King Wonderland Online World Golf Tour World of Battles World of Darkness World of Heroes World of Kung Fu World of Pirates World of Speed World of Tanks World of Tanks Generals World of Warcraft World of Warplanes World of Warships World of the Living Dead WorldAlpha Wurm Online Xenoblade Chronicles: X Xenocell Xiah Xsyon Xulu YS Online Yitien ZU Online Zentia Zero Online Zero Online: The Andromeda Crisis Zodiac Online Zombies Ate My Pizza eRepublik

MMORPG.com Discussion Forums

WildStar

WildStar 

General Discussion  » telegraphing combat mechanic just destroyed my interest in Wildstar

3 Pages « 1 2 3 » Search
55 posts found
  Eir_S

Novice Member

Joined: 8/07/11
Posts: 4703

GW2 socialist.

10/09/12 6:12:30 PM#21
It's just unnecessary in a lot of the situations they show in that video.  Falling rocks, for instance?  Come on, if you're too stupid to watch for shadows in a 3D environment, you should be playing Gameboy.
  william0532

Hard Core Member

Joined: 7/16/11
Posts: 246

10/09/12 7:17:09 PM#22

Wow, at first I was going to disagree thinking this is traditional telegraphing(where you can tell an npc is about to do a specific attack by his action before hand), but this is extremely past that. The big red boxes are a bit rediculous, and tacky. I like skill and identifying moves from memory, but this hand holding approach is very dumbed down to the point where I can't even possibly think about playing this game now.

 

Hopefully people agree and the developers get rid of it.

  Mardukk

Spotlight Poster

Joined: 2/05/11
Posts: 1445

10/09/12 7:36:08 PM#23

I'm thinking that they can't be using these for every combat move, that would be stupid.  It would be ok if it was used sparingly like TSW.  Making people move is a nice thing just not for every single combat skill.  It did start to look like some dance game after a while...lol.

 

Also the shapes on the ground were there for quite a while before anything fired off for almost all of those skills...way too easy and dumb.  I suppose telegraphing every move would make sense with the crowd they appear to be shooting for indicated by their ultra cartoon art style.

  Shamorau

Apprentice Member

Joined: 6/14/09
Posts: 165

10/15/12 7:17:03 PM#24

I actually dont have a problem with it, but it should be only for aoe attacks and that type of thing. I play TSW and some of the critters in there show these. As long as you can dodge or get out the way i dont have a problem. 

 

I think it all comes down to the combat. If its fast paced and they dont have much of a build time for mass damaging abilities, then sure a little warning is nice. I am not saying that they should have it for all abilities just those that do mass damage.

  Tiller

Guide

Joined: 9/14/05
Posts: 4983

12/03/12 6:16:55 PM#25

GW2 has it and last night a few guild mates were nerd raging over this being  in dungeons (I think CoF) where they try to avoid the red circles but roll into one that wasn't there before. xD It's apparent some folks will be ok with it and some won't...different tastes I guess. If you don't like it then the game isn't for you, simple as that.

I never understand why some people will complain about a major feature in a game, you either like the features in a game enough to play it, or you don't. No need to spend money on something that is supposed to be entertainment just to complain all the time, yet gamers do. :p                    


SWG pre-cu vet, elder Jedi, elder BH -Bloodfin

  snapfusion

Apprentice Member

Joined: 7/17/11
Posts: 976

12/03/12 7:22:54 PM#26
Non stop dodging in a dungeon raid or even PvP gets real old real fast.  Another feature I just found annoying.
  Leiloni

Hard Core Member

Joined: 11/16/12
Posts: 364

12/03/12 7:33:05 PM#27
GW2 has telegraphs, The Secret World has them, and so does TERA. It works well in all those games and GW2 and TERA especially are generally regarded as having quite good combat. I think especially with TERA, despite all the stuff that it's lacking, many would agree that it's combat is one of the best out there and Wildstar seems to be doing something quite similar to TERA.
  Leiloni

Hard Core Member

Joined: 11/16/12
Posts: 364

12/03/12 7:34:16 PM#28
Originally posted by snapfusion
Non stop dodging in a dungeon raid or even PvP gets real old real fast.  Another feature I just found annoying.

I think since Wildstar is following the traditional trinity role system there will be a bit of dodging when necessary but a tank will be there to keep aggro and a healer to keep you alive if you make mistakes. So I think it will be more like TERA than GW2 which I'm excited for. As much as I like GW2, I do prefer the trinity setup because it just works.

  omidus

Advanced Member

Joined: 2/26/08
Posts: 93

1/11/13 8:58:14 AM#29
Originally posted by Reehay

Wildstar just took a radically wrong turn with their combat design. in one stroke, my interest in Wildstar just completely deflated.

this is how you "keep us interested"???!!  this is what you call "exciting"!??! this is keeping us from being "bored" ??!! omfg horrendous idea. Wildstar... scrap this idea now. before its too late. put out a press release and call it a bad joke. your combat was already loooking alot of fun and exciting. THIS TRIVIALIZES AND COUNTERACTS ALL THAT FUN YOU ALREADY WERE CREATING!!! terribad just badbadbad

i really liked the blend of aimed attacks and traditional targeting. i also still enjoy the Trinity if its executed by a class system with interesting and flexible classes. but all that wonderful thrilling mix of possibilites gets completely negated and defused and rendered trivial by this completely moronic telegraphic mechanic. it will overshadow and tarnish all of the very awesome vibe that Wildstar was creating.

so gimmicky. instead of paying attention to the monster's animations and sound effects and learning the mechanics and patterns of an encounter. this is so sad. and used in pvp as well. GAH i was sooo excited for this game. now.. theres little chance i will play this.

and i keep hearing people say "dont worry it will get harder as you level up!!" rofl ya.. i bet the Giant Robot Boss will spell out "L A M E" in big red letters all over ground... so sad

 

You are defnitely not the best of the best of any type of game, simply because the reason of you bitching is telegraphing attacks. I bet you can't dodge anything that is telegraphed, simply because you're tunnel visioned.

  leoo88556

Novice Member

Joined: 6/28/12
Posts: 136

1/14/13 12:17:43 AM#30

I don't think this is a bad idea, the holy trinity and traditional hot key mechanics is just... boring. Don't get me wrong, I love EQ, WoW, Rift and all those games... for the first ten years!! We playrs tend not to like the changes, especially for something that worked so dame well for such a long time, but at some point they need to put some elements that's more reallistic into their combat system. Like it or not, this "action based combat" trend is happening. Hopfully for the best.

As for the telegraphs... yeah I admit they're just way too easy to get out of. In my opnion they shouldn't show those boxes at all. And if they must have those on screen, just show them exactly the moment when they hit you and not before, plus the boxes should be provided in a much less obvious way. In that case we can learn how to dodge from our experence of previous encounters but not from the stupid visual aid... and you'll still get hit from time to time if you're just not careful enough.

It's a nice move to step out of the industry's comfort zone and try to improve the game's combat. Carbine is a good company, lets hope they can get it right.

  nukempro

Novice Member

Joined: 8/08/12
Posts: 80

1/15/13 11:33:21 AM#31

Some typical responses here....

Guy suggests adding an option to turn off the telegraphs for players who don't like it. Idea is immediatly shot down because it's not about what "we" want but whats good for the game? LOL And you know whats good for the game better then everyone else right? An option to disable it is the perfect solution...I happen to think telegraphs are a great idea and will only help them attract more people to the game.  I guess I shouldn't expect anything less with the way todays society is...it isn't enough to have your way...you gotta force you way on everyone else as well.

  tordurbar

Advanced Member

Joined: 5/02/10
Posts: 408

1/19/13 8:18:54 AM#32
I like the idea of a telegraph warning rather than having to learn from experience. Learning from experience gets old after your third and fourth death. However, I am disappointed that the game is leaning heavily towards the GW2/Tera action combat. I do enjoy GW2 (still playing it) but the constant dodging is getting REALLY annoying. I am still hopeful on Wildstar so I can live with action combat. However, if they take away the trinity then I say goodbye.
  User Deleted
1/19/13 8:26:43 AM#33
I never liked it in GW2 and I'm not a fan of it here.  Way too much hand holding.  I hope they tone it down.
  User Deleted
1/19/13 8:37:18 AM#34

I have to agree, that is too much. But looking at the combat, it looks pretty much essential. Most of those area attacks were non intuitive and were dropping down all over the place in odd patterns.

I would rather see the start of a spell effect, like rumbling ground, a shadow over my character, wind starting to blow around me, or an obvious animation from the mob rather than those hideous orange signs.

  tollbooth

Novice Member

Joined: 12/22/11
Posts: 302

1/19/13 8:38:08 AM#35
I'm never playing a MMO that does this again.  Quit Rift mostly because of the telegraphing, and what seemed like mechanics that were based around it.  GW2 would have been fine without it, but that whole game was for 12 year olds so I don't fault them for it.
  Xarko

Advanced Member

Joined: 6/10/11
Posts: 387

2/10/13 10:06:32 AM#36
I agree with majority here.. It's bad, silly and bad ! Lets keep these markers only on attacks that will take away like 80% or ALL of your hp in single hit or something. If there are no lethal attacks like that in the game, just get rid of it.
  Catibrie

Novice Member

Joined: 2/14/11
Posts: 22

2/10/13 4:05:11 PM#37
This is making raids and teaming more complex not easier. Because of telegraphs they can makes attcks more complex. Also telegraphs work with players attacks and support spells. This makes combos more complex and will help players work together in a deepers ways then you will see in most MMO. When you get to the elder game and everyone has been trined to work together and because of this raids willo be smoother and developers wont need to hold back for fear not everyone will get how mob and players skills work. This is a good thing!!!
  Loktofeit

Hard Core Member

Joined: 1/13/10
Posts: 12401

Currently playing EVE, SMITE, ArcheAge, and Combat Arms

2/10/13 4:12:23 PM#38
Originally posted by Vrika
Some warning is good, but I think that's a bit too much. Players should be fighting against the mobs, not dancing with different shapes projected on the floor.

Why? I'm not suggesting that every game should have it, but why should that not be a viable or - dare I suggest - enjoyable mechanic?

"And wikipedia is as accurate as Britannica. Wikipedia is very reliable. You would be hard pressed to find a more reliable source for these kinds of things." -fivoroth

  Ortwig

Hard Core Member

Joined: 4/20/12
Posts: 1067

2/10/13 4:17:19 PM#39
Oh, look -- another relatively minor feature to completely dismiss an entire game on.  ;)
  Nanfoodle

Advanced Member

Joined: 5/23/06
Posts: 3508

2/10/13 4:19:33 PM#40
Originally posted by nukempro

Some typical responses here....

Guy suggests adding an option to turn off the telegraphs for players who don't like it. Idea is immediatly shot down because it's not about what "we" want but whats good for the game? LOL And you know whats good for the game better then everyone else right? An option to disable it is the perfect solution...I happen to think telegraphs are a great idea and will only help them attract more people to the game.  I guess I shouldn't expect anything less with the way todays society is...it isn't enough to have your way...you gotta force you way on everyone else as well.

Remember that guy in your raid that always stood in the fire? Turnig off telegraphs for the few that hate it would make you that twit the stands in the fire. Wildstar has really stepped up the types and styles of attacks and how they interact with eachother. Turning off telepraphs would not only make this game to hard but you will look like the worst MMOer on the server. Telegraphs in this game are not like you have seen before. They are here to make the game harder not easy.

3 Pages « 1 2 3 » Search