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ROKMODE

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#4477916 Balanced EU qualifier team

Posted ROKMODE on 17 August 2015 - 12:44 AM

addons should have never been made, rather there shoulda been ingame variable ways to change an already refined blizzard UI


#4475618 Shaman totems in legion

Posted ROKMODE on 14 August 2015 - 09:21 PM

There are a lot of factors to consider when thinking about going back to pre-cata dispel system. Mostly from a wotlk pov b/c honestly shamans were pretty gimmicky in TBC.

1. There was very little instant CC. This meant that the shaman system of preventing CC was extremely effective if you were skilled. With a 6 second wind shear CD and an 11.5 second cd grounding totem, resto shamans were difficult to CC unless you set up a long chain.

2. Bloodlust existed. This meant that there was ALWAYS a good reason to bring a resto shaman to a team. Even still on AT, resto shaman teams are extremely scary because of lust. Without lust, it would be a bit of a challenge to compensate for a lack of a dispel, but then again every class has every tool now, so it shouldn't be too difficult

3. Tremor totem had no CD. This meant that shamans basically had a dispel vs. all fear cc, which is definitely something to consider. It also meant that ele/enhancement could provide a fear dispel system for resto druid teams to compensate as well.

4. Earth Shield was pretty fuckin dope in wrath. A lot of wrath gameplay revolved around preemptively earthshielding before you got stunned/cced. This gave ~70% chance the target wouldn't die, regardless of the shaman being CC'd.

5. Shadowpriest/Ret/Warlock Dispel. This helped out a lot and was noticeable in dominant comps like sp/mage(lock)/shaman ret/hunter/rshaman, mls, etc.It was fine team construction and largely eliminated the dispel issue. Same rule applies to druids.

6. Druids could shift out of poly, meaning you couldn't just deep poly or whatever into a free poly. People will argue that it was op and brainless, but shifting mid poly was most definitely a good thing for the game when there was no druid dispel.

7. Druid and shaman mobility was FAR more meaningful in a world where you had to WORK for your positioning. There weren't nearly as many HAHAHAHA FUCK YOU gravity moves in the game so having ghost wolf and travel form was a damn blessing when priests and paladins were maxing out at Tuskar's vitality walk speed.

8. among other things

Still, the healer system pre cata was far more interesting without that added homogenization. Wotlk late expansion healer balance is still something to praise, even after all these years. Every single healer was completely viable while also being extremely unique. Priests: Offense, Dispel Gods, Paladin: Defense, Druid: Longevity, CC, Mobility, Shamans: CC prevention, bloodlust


#4450982 New hack?

Posted ROKMODE on 11 July 2015 - 03:05 AM

obligatory "how can you guys still play this shit game 17 seasons into the game"


#4425727 PvP concerns, Dmg/CC/Healing

Posted ROKMODE on 17 May 2015 - 10:43 PM

you didn't even need these graphs/figures to explain this shit


#4424545 BANNED

Posted ROKMODE on 15 May 2015 - 07:43 AM

either that or his friends wrote a letter to blizzard, announcing themselves as self proclaimed t-morph users while formally asking for a ban


#4424512 BANNED

Posted ROKMODE on 15 May 2015 - 05:08 AM

I'm so glad you all got banned
finally gives something to read on this dead site


#4424191 BANNED

Posted ROKMODE on 14 May 2015 - 06:07 PM

View PostElorxo, on 14 May 2015 - 02:48 PM, said:

so passive aggressive and toxic on every post u sure u don't have real life problems m8?
challenge of the month for the interwebs
don't use toxic, retard, or mongoloid for at least 50 posts


#4423873 is it class envy or class rivalry

Posted ROKMODE on 14 May 2015 - 09:15 AM

View PostImtaz, on 12 May 2015 - 09:26 PM, said:

:shaman: :warlock: x
people still pull the you play x class and thus have no skill at the game card

as if to imply that anything in wow has ever taken skill outside of wotlk rmp



you are all terrible at world of warcraft


#4423831 BANNED

Posted ROKMODE on 14 May 2015 - 07:33 AM

why would you be upset about being temporarily banned from playing WOD


#4420492 May 6th PTR Notes

Posted ROKMODE on 08 May 2015 - 05:01 AM

View PostDizzeeyo, on 07 May 2015 - 07:25 PM, said:

*down by 30 seconds, so 1.5 mins cd for non sub, 1 min cd for sub
assassination goes down to prep, so it's 1 minute for every spec
i dont remember wotlk combat spec so maybe not for combat


#4419754 if u hate the game click this

Posted ROKMODE on 07 May 2015 - 04:15 AM

View PostDerivative40, on 06 May 2015 - 09:51 PM, said:

agreed, how did people play this game without transmog?
i actually liked no transmog because you could deduce someone's amount of pve gear and rating


#4417836 Damage is actually too low

Posted ROKMODE on 02 May 2015 - 05:01 PM

instead there was losing 60% of your health to icelance spam


#4416870 if u hate the game click this

Posted ROKMODE on 30 April 2015 - 07:06 AM

i actually don't remember anyone ever complaining about cheapshot and kidney not being on the same DR


#4416066 if u hate the game click this

Posted ROKMODE on 28 April 2015 - 09:36 AM

View PostKnaittiz, on 28 April 2015 - 08:32 AM, said:

you know whaazz was like 10 years old in cata?
bad excuse
y wasn't he season 1 gladiator???


#4415922 if u hate the game click this

Posted ROKMODE on 28 April 2015 - 12:29 AM

tldr; a lot of people who barely played (or didn't play at all) before cata/mop giving opinions on ratings for older expansions and unsurprisingly had more fun in the expansions they actually played at a decent--> high level


fun is subjective and a lot of people hate mop a lot




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