I have the strong suspicion that the current offhand and whatsoever attacks with ALL that fancy symbols and icons are a copy of the WoW Combo-point system for rogues.
It is not the same, yet the basic idea is very similar.
What do you think of this system? I did not unlock many skills so far, as I play on a Beta-Acc.
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20-01-2006, 17:04 #1
Assassin Combos => inspired by WoW Rogue?
20-01-2006, 17:12 #2Originally Posted by Longasc
20-01-2006, 17:43 #3
I haven't played to many table-tops but I guess that the original idea of dual-wielding assassins that might have to use skills in a specific order could rather have come from there. Don't get me wrong here, I don't want to start another fight between which of the games is better or more original. I myself am quite fond of the Warcraft universe and play Warcraft 3 as much as anyone else who likes RTS. BUT.....remember: World of Warcraft might be good but it is not the mother of all RPG-style ideas (no matter how similar it looks).
20-01-2006, 17:57 #4
Actually a similar system to the Assassins combos is more like that from the weapon style system from DAoC(Dark Age of Camelot)
It was easy
Style 1 has no req except MAYBE position
Style 2 can only be used after Style 1 has succesfully landed
Style 3 can only be used after Style 2 has succesfully landed
Only in this game its target must be hexed, Enchanted, Crippled etc instead of position.
Its REALLY fun and extremely powerful when you have your group work WITH your skills. The assassin looks to be a Team Expert with his skill focused on the team doing their job and him eviscerating the targets that meet his criteria. 4man group last night VERY powerful and I was the only assassin.
20-01-2006, 18:14 #5
em afaik a-net worked on diablo right? so why the hell are everyone so suprized?
20-01-2006, 18:32 #6
Originally Posted by Longasc
seriously, games from the same genre are going to be similar in some respects so i don't really see what you're getting at here other than pointing out that they're the same kind of game.
20-01-2006, 19:05 #7
I have the strong suspicion that the walking system in guildwars is a copy of WoW too... It's not exactly the same.. but the same idea, you know.
20-01-2006, 19:07 #8Originally Posted by CyanBoy
20-01-2006, 19:41 #9
20-01-2006, 20:08 #10
Quick someone get the stiches my sides are splitting.
I've yet to try my hands at, but I'm sure that the combo system works sort of like the Warriors Server Artery/Gash combo so I'm not sure how making a class the expanded on this idea would be considered ripping another game off?
I guess the way I see it, if you draw the conclusion that Guild Wars copied WoW because it has combos then they both must have also copied Street Fighter because it was the first game to have fighting combo's right?