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MMO's Don't require skill, just alot of time.

Maybe that's a skill in itself?
Then I'm sure you haven't done PvP in many MMOs? In arena there is no real gear factor, almost everyone has the same or near same gear, so what does it come down to? The class you're playing and your skill level.

Oh well, I'm not here attempting to change the perspective or opinion of someone, so I'll leave it at that.
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Then I'm sure you haven't done PvP in many MMOs? In arena there is no real gear factor, almost everyone has the same or near same gear, so what does it come down to? The class you're playing and your skill level.

Oh well, I'm not here attempting to change the perspective or opinion of someone, so I'll leave it at that.
Nah PvP is fun, I always thought Warlord groups were fun as hell - I just never liked the PvE aspect
    
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Then I'm sure you haven't done PvP in many MMOs? In arena there is no real gear factor, almost everyone has the same or near same gear, so what does it come down to? The class you're playing and your skill level.

Oh well, I'm not here attempting to change the perspective or opinion of someone, so I'll leave it at that.
I think MMOs and FPS are way too different to be compared.. MMO you have to have the stuff and know when to use it.. FPs you have to have leet mouse skills, tactical vision, common sense, and team work..

As you can tell i play more FPS than MMO but i did play titan quest for a while.. i liked it but i love BF2 too much xD
    
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It teaches you to save up money (to buy gear and skills), to do math (to calculate skills and money), and you learn business skills (selling and buying goods). All of these are good skills, however, WoW also wastes 2-8 hours of your day and $15 a month.

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Then I'm sure you haven't done PvP in many MMOs? In arena there is no real gear factor, almost everyone has the same or near same gear, so what does it come down to? The class you're playing and your skill level.

Oh well, I'm not here attempting to change the perspective or opinion of someone, so I'll leave it at that.
In that case it takes luck and is determined by the relative strengths and weaknesses of the character, the type of class and gear.

It's kind of like a pokemon battle, the winner is already decided by the time they actually fight, except for chance.

But it's great that you enjoy that kind of thing, but it doesn't take skill.
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post #16 of 17
In that case getting a master degree in certain field doesn't take any skill. Just lots of time spent studying. No skill needed there. Nope.

I mean really, if that's how you base skill nothing will fall under the skill category. A football player isn't skilled. He just lifts weight daily and trains so he can run and tackle better. And if two teams both have the same amount of strengths in then becomes a pokeman battle. Planning has nothing to do with it .

Lastly, no, I'm not saying that WoW requires anywhere near the skill as a pro football player. I'm just saying that it requires skill none the less.
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I just sure hope they ignore all the 13 year old noobs running around.
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