Let's just remove every skill from the game and give everyone a stick. — Guild Wars 2 Forums

Let's just remove every skill from the game and give everyone a stick.

All I ever seem to hear other than posts relevant to the SoI nerf is "X is too overpowered" and "Y has too much faceroll/stealth/utility/etc". What gets me is when people say it in lieu of something that is also not only overpowered, but basically does the same thing just better. It just shows how little people actually understand about class matchups or how their super awesome unkillable metabattle build is somehow inferior to something that is specifically made to counter said build assuming the player isn't just trying to faceroll their way towards a kill like everyone else seems to do without thinking.

So here's a solution...

Instead of trying to "balance" everything because we know just how much people love balance patches if they're so ungrateful then why bother?, why don't we just give everyone a stick? Here's the thing about a stick. A stick is made out of wood. Usually fallen off a tree or something so it doesn't have any magical properties or anything special.... BUT,

They are extremely effective at whacking things. Specifically people! So instead of people outwitting and combo'ing eachother to death or brainlessly walking up to others whilst wondering why they are dying, they can do just that and now everyone can have fun hitting eachother! It's also great stress relief and it's a video game so nobody has to feel any pain! Egos aside anyway And it's not complicated at all! All you have to do is press 1! Just don't press 1 too much or it'll get nerfed. And be careful you don't hit that enter key. Someone might think you're using a macro if you accidentally put a long string of 1s mixed with WASD in chat.

So let's remove every skill from the game and give everyone a stick. Oh and please be sure to report any player that is using a bot to use their 1 for them. We all know they could just be using their autoattack, but who can tell the difference? Besides, we're salty. Gotta get back at everyone that beats us because anyone that does is either stick carried or isn't playing by the rules.

inb4 tomorrow: "Stick OP, pls nerf"

Comments

  • rng.1024rng.1024 Member ✭✭✭

    Your stick is OP

  • @Vincenzo.3145 said:
    So let's remove every skill from the game and give everyone a stick. Oh and please be sure to report any player that is using a bot to use their 1 for them. We all know they could just be using their autoattack, but who can tell the difference? Besides, we're salty. Gotta get back at everyone that beats us because anyone that does is either stick carried or isn't playing by the rules.

    So what you're saying is you want Super Adventure Box, where everyone gets a stick and can only do the same stuff (nun chucks ftw later on)... sadly you habe to wait 49 more days for that buddy ;)
    Bit in all honesty, every mmo has it's own balancing problems and in every mmo people whine about it... just ignore them and enjoy your character and your compagnions/friends in the game.
    Have a nice day :)

  • DanAlcedo.3281DanAlcedo.3281 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Warrior: After 30 hits with the stick, he can use the stick burst.

    Stick Burst has a huge tell and does medicore dmg.

    Mesmer: Can summon up to 3 clone sticks.

  • Dawdler.8521Dawdler.8521 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Thief: Stick Shot.

    Its like a Trick Shot except stickier.

  • Etterwyn.5263Etterwyn.5263 Member ✭✭✭

    @steki.1478 said:
    Mesmer would still be op because it can spawn clones with dodge and shatter them.

    Ugh getting whacked with eleventy sticks at the same time would be no fun!

    WvW™ - where you find more Red Rings of Death than an Xbox repair facility.

  • rng.1024rng.1024 Member ✭✭✭

    Actually could be nice with universal cooldowns, something like:
    Weap skill 2: 10 seconds
    Weap skill 3: 15 seconds
    Weap skill 4: 25 seconds
    Weap skill 5: 40 seconds

    Utility skills would come in 3 classes:
    Short: 30 seconds
    Medium: 60 seconds
    Long: 90 seconds

    Elite skills would be buffed and given 180 second cd.

    20% recharge reduction traits would still apply.

  • kharmin.7683kharmin.7683 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Renegade -- summon spirit of groot

    I am a very casual player.
    Very.
    Casual.

  • Dawdler.8521Dawdler.8521 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Engineer: Stick Bomb

    Its actually just a plain stick, because purity of sticks.

  • Warkind.6745Warkind.6745 Member ✭✭✭

    We used to have masterpieces like "gf left me cuz of ladder board".

    Now we have this.

    All is vain.

  • @Morroth.8652 said:

    @Vincenzo.3145 said:
    So let's remove every skill from the game and give everyone a stick. Oh and please be sure to report any player that is using a bot to use their 1 for them. We all know they could just be using their autoattack, but who can tell the difference? Besides, we're salty. Gotta get back at everyone that beats us because anyone that does is either stick carried or isn't playing by the rules.

    every mmo has it's own balancing problems and in every mmo people whine about it... just ignore them and enjoy your character and your compagnions/friends in the game.
    Have a nice day :)

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  • Jski.6180Jski.6180 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Would still not fix things as some classes simply have more hp / def for being that class so there stick set up will be more tankly then others just because anet.

    If you want a real talk about balancing we can think of it in a view of having a stick being the "auto" attk. Then there the question of uitily who gets what effects who gets what self only or support who gets what attks effects on-top of who gets what hp / def.
    When a class like ele lacks effects it should have something to make up for it and its a very valid thing to say there is a balancing problem if they do not. At the same time classes who have every thing like scorge and FB and often are used 2/5 for pts make up there needs to be a real talk about nerfing them.

  • InsaneQR.7412InsaneQR.7412 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited February 11, 2019

    Didnt they tried that ones and called it an adventure? /activity?

  • as long as guard gets a summon holy stick skill, sure im all in.

    The horror...…….the horror...…….the horror...…….

  • I think a lot of you might have missed the part where it says "remove every skill from the game". But I think you're on to something. Let's just call the game Stickwars while we're at it.

  • Justine.6351Justine.6351 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Legendary Stick Skin
    Gemstone Stick Skins
    Raid Stick Skins
    SPVP Stick Skins
    WvW Stick skins

    Anet buff me :-(
    Make me good at game!

  • stickapult
    southstick survival
    stickatorric
    stick mount
    stickpage
    sticks shroud
    combo stick

    The horror...…….the horror...…….the horror...…….

  • Dawdler.8521Dawdler.8521 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Warrior: Stickbreaker

    You simpy walk up to an enemy, grab their stick and snap it in half. Also applies endure pain for 30s due to splinters.

  • I dunno why more people aren't on board with this. This is the only way to create a balanced game. You'd think with the amount of people who want a balanced game on the fourms, we'd see widespread support.

    Maybe we need a petition. Then we can email it to Anet's head offices.

    Do you want a balanced GW2? Then you are obliged to unironically agree with this suggestion!

  • Dawdler.8521Dawdler.8521 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Aplethoraof.2643 said:
    Maybe we need a petition. Then we can email it to Anet's head offices.

    Or you could write it on a paper, wrap it around a stick and toss it through their window.

  • apharma.3741apharma.3741 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Stick OP, nerf stick pls, not enuff counterplay to sword spin.

  • MyPuppy.8970MyPuppy.8970 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Depends on the size of the stick, but I guess the harder the better.

  • Kumouta.4985Kumouta.4985 Member ✭✭✭

    mesmer would get two sticks for no reason

  • Kylden Ar.3724Kylden Ar.3724 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Detergente Ariel.8147 said:
    But then people will complain why my stick is bigger than yours

    Genetics.

    Do not fear simplification of the game, there is elegance in simplicity that allows more time for playing and less time building.

  • As a Mesmer main, I will gladly wield my big pink stick. twirls moustache

    "I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anyone tell you different." ~ Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

  • Stand The Wall.6987Stand The Wall.6987 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I would pay good money for fancy stick skins, lemme tell you.

    The horror...…….the horror...…….the horror...…….

  • Zexanima.7851Zexanima.7851 Member ✭✭✭

    @Stand The Wall.6987 said:
    I would pay good money for fancy stick skins, lemme tell you.

    Just take you're good ol' https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Skinning_Knife to Caledon Forest, plenty of fancy stick skins there.

    Revenant main for now but I play all professions.
    Lets work together to improve the player's experience.

  • otto.5684otto.5684 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I agree, but I want a long stick! Gotta beat people from a distance 😝

  • sephiroth.4217sephiroth.4217 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited 5:47AM

    What ever inspired this, I want some.

    Elementalist:
    Stick Grab - user steals opponents sticks and grants a permanent fire aura.
    Ring of Sticks - Once enough sticks are stolen, user lays a ring of sticks around them. When sticks are laid, sticks inflict 1 damage to user, igniting sticks via fire aura and killing Elementalist with burn.

    Not to brag, but I put together a puzzle in 4 days and the box said 2-4 years.
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