What I want
November 12, 2009 6 Comments
Here are things I want and do not want from a class.
- DPS – I want to kill things, lots of things. I want to be cursed at by every enemy I face for all time.
Must not haves:
- Pet – I do not want a pet. I hate them. I dislike the micromanagement, and the inevitable crutch the pet ends up being.
- Magic – I don’t want to play a spell caster, wearing a dress, wiggling my fingers.
- Stealth – I don’t want to sneak around. If melee, I just want to crush you. If ranged, I just want to shoot you.
Things I prefer:
- Ranged over melee
I thought the SW was going to be the class for me in WAR, but we all know how that turned out. This build has always been about what I like in MMOs. SWG – my smuggler/TKA; EQ2 – my shadowknight; WoW – my paladin; CoH – my scrapper/blaster; CO – Power Armor/TK blades/Force. I’ve had experience with some classes that had “must nots” and some that did not have my “must have” but the love wasn’t always there. I really can’t express strongly enough just how much I wish the SW was a feared machine of death in WAR. No one ever says, “Shit, there’s that SW charging at us, watch out.” No, what you hear instead is, “Fuck, Rift-magus”, “Crap, watch out for the BW”, “Damn-it all, killed by a Sorc again!”, or “Weak-ass Choppas/Slayers! Go faceroll your keyboard some more!”.
What do you prefer in your MMO classes? Are you consistent in what you like to do, or do you prefer to play different roles in your games?