Presentation on theme: "The Nerf By Steven Hartling. What is it? Term by players for when developers downgrade something Usually thought of as a negative to most people Has lasting."— Presentation transcript:
The Nerf By Steven Hartling
What is it? Term by players for when developers downgrade something Usually thought of as a negative to most people Has lasting affects on the game
Why Nerf Balance Accessibility Make people happy New content
Raids Pre-BC Too hard, too few ever saw end game, 40-man, 3-4 loots per boss BC raids: 10 and 25 man still 3-4 drops per boss. Alternative ways to gear up outside raid.
Since BC More badge loots Arena loots Make bosses easier Consumables Attunements Additional Tier tokens Easier to get Badges Made Char abilities more useful -mp5 to shaman - tank moves -Ice block to all
Since BC Nerf to raiding The Badge of Justice
PVP or PVE?
Conclusions Good-A lot more people get see a lot more Bad-People who worked a lot harder to get stuff are no better than people who didn’t have to work as hard. Alternative ways to get equal lvl gear please many people and disappoint others