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"

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  • 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 :)

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

    Thief: Stick Shot.

    Its like a Trick Shot except stickier.

    Dont look a gift Asura in the mouth.
    No seriously, dont. Shark teeth.

  • 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!

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  • 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

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

    Engineer: Stick Bomb

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

    Dont look a gift Asura in the mouth.
    No seriously, dont. Shark teeth.

  • 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.

    See ELE forms and you will get my views.

  • 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.

    Te lazla otstra.

  • Vincenzo.3145Vincenzo.3145 Member ✭✭✭

    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

    Te lazla otstra.

  • 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.

    Dont look a gift Asura in the mouth.
    No seriously, dont. Shark teeth.

  • 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.

    Dont look a gift Asura in the mouth.
    No seriously, dont. Shark teeth.

  • 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.

    How many times we gotta tell you GRIND IS NOT CONTENT there ANet?

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

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

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

    Te lazla otstra.

  • 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.

    No longer playing the game due to PvP being abandon.

  • otto.5684otto.5684 Member ✭✭✭✭

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

  • sephiroth.4217sephiroth.4217 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited April 21, 2019

    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.

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  • dodgerrule.8739dodgerrule.8739 Member ✭✭✭

    Easy solution

    If you don’t want to see people saying stuff is overpowered stay away from pvp and away from forums.

    I’ll probably stay off the forums soon since People become completely different people when they write on them.

  • but teef can still shadowstep so OP, pls nerf.

  • Auburner.6945Auburner.6945 Member ✭✭✭

    Ele: you've 5 skills unlike other classes, but here's the trick, these aren't more skills in fact there is a song you need to play and pressing the wrong button will instantly put you at a disadvantage, however, should you complete the harmony, you will still deal the same damage, maybe less, as others do with just pressing one button.

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  • dodgerrule.8739dodgerrule.8739 Member ✭✭✭

    Ranger gets a pet of animated stick constructs. When it dies it becomes more sticks

  • kratan.4619kratan.4619 Member ✭✭✭

    Also need to remove all classes and have only one race

  • Ryou.2398Ryou.2398 Member ✭✭

    @Vincenzo.3145 said:
    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"

    I have to call you out on this, most of the balance posts have been constructive atleast since I been playing gw2 off and on for about 4 years now, the balance patches just have never been that great while some are better then others thats not saying allot. This is far from your typical whiny wow nerf this posts. However this certainly would fix the balance in this game and give anet more resources for other things lol!

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  • Not enough specifics on your stick: size, weight, density, composition, age, shape. I need numbers, numbers, and more numbers to min/max. What you are proposing is some sort of feel good nonsense that we are all equal! That only works in special game modes like SaB! The rest of us recognize that we dont want the stick - we want the nunchuck. Could you imagine the horror of skills if people just described what they did instead of giving metrics? We might start playing because we liked the look of something rather than its ability to kill a target more effectively. My God could you imagine if reality ran that way? A world without quantifiable science behind every decision? Delete your Asuran characters sir, you are NOT worthy!

  • Cynder.2509Cynder.2509 Member ✭✭✭

    Isn't this what Super Adventure Box was about? Beating your way up with nothing but a stick. I know you can upgrade to a different weapon, bombs, a slinghot, a boomerang, a whip wtc. but the first ever playthrough of SAB is always just a stick.

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  • FyzE.3472FyzE.3472 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Um... no thanks? You go ahead though. Go ahead and play that "game" and let us know how that went :)

  • TheQuickFox.3826TheQuickFox.3826 Member ✭✭✭✭

    *Hits Vincenzo.3145 with a meta stick.

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  • Daredevils already ahead of the game.

  • Engal.6359Engal.6359 Member ✭✭✭

    I support this message. Stick battle could be a pvp event. Wouldn't that be funny lol.

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

    I still want to hit people in the face with a stick.

    Te lazla otstra.

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

    Would certainly sort out who is good and who is build carried.

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

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