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Why did they decide to only make some races good at everything?

ck37090
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Wasn't the original intent to allow all races to play any way? They made khajit and dark elf's equally good at stamina and Magicka... Why didn't they just do that with all the races? They don't have a trade-off regardless of spec... Why do other races?
  • SaintSubwayy
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    ck37090 wrote: »
    Wasn't the original intent to allow all races to play any way? They made khajit and dark elf's equally good at stamina and Magicka... Why didn't they just do that with all the races? They don't have a trade-off regardless of spec... Why do other races?

    long sotry short, diversity in PVE got nerfed with the actual PTS races.
    PTS week 1 changes where much better overall IMO.

    not every race should be able to do anything...but every race shoul dbe good at more than just one thing
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  • ck37090
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    ck37090 wrote: »
    Wasn't the original intent to allow all races to play any way? They made khajit and dark elf's equally good at stamina and Magicka... Why didn't they just do that with all the races? They don't have a trade-off regardless of spec... Why do other races?

    long sotry short, diversity in PVE got nerfed with the actual PTS races.
    PTS week 1 changes where much better overall IMO.

    not every race should be able to do anything...but every race shoul dbe good at more than just one thing

    I don't disagree... But they did make races like the khajit and dark elf equally good at everything... They are both very solid choices regardless of spec with no downfall either way... In contrast take the wood elf or as altmer... They are only arguably AS good at one discipline and have very little towards the opposite
  • SaintSubwayy
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    ck37090 wrote: »
    ck37090 wrote: »
    Wasn't the original intent to allow all races to play any way? They made khajit and dark elf's equally good at stamina and Magicka... Why didn't they just do that with all the races? They don't have a trade-off regardless of spec... Why do other races?

    long sotry short, diversity in PVE got nerfed with the actual PTS races.
    PTS week 1 changes where much better overall IMO.

    not every race should be able to do anything...but every race shoul dbe good at more than just one thing

    I don't disagree... But they did make races like the khajit and dark elf equally good at everything... They are both very solid choices regardless of spec with no downfall either way... In contrast take the wood elf or as altmer... They are only arguably AS good at one discipline and have very little towards the opposite

    jeah sadly some races are now jacks of all trades but masters of none, like Khajit or Dunmer, while other hold the monoploe in certain playstsles like breton for magDD
    PC EU
    vAA HM / vHRC HM / vSO HM / vMoL HM / vHoF HM / vAS HM / vCR HM / vMSA

    Flawless Conqueror / Immortal Redeemer /Griphon Heart / Master Angler / PVP Noob^^

    Exceed Gaming
  • ck37090
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    ck37090 wrote: »
    ck37090 wrote: »
    Wasn't the original intent to allow all races to play any way? They made khajit and dark elf's equally good at stamina and Magicka... Why didn't they just do that with all the races? They don't have a trade-off regardless of spec... Why do other races?

    long sotry short, diversity in PVE got nerfed with the actual PTS races.
    PTS week 1 changes where much better overall IMO.

    not every race should be able to do anything...but every race shoul dbe good at more than just one thing

    I don't disagree... But they did make races like the khajit and dark elf equally good at everything... They are both very solid choices regardless of spec with no downfall either way... In contrast take the wood elf or as altmer... They are only arguably AS good at one discipline and have very little towards the opposite

    jeah sadly some races are now jacks of all trades but masters of none, like Khajit or Dunmer, while other hold the monoploe in certain playstsles like breton for magDD

    Thing is they aren't really "master of none" either race is as good or better at both stamina and Magicka as any other race... Except for maybe the two they decided to make tops in a given discipline (orc and Breton)... If you eliminate appearance what is the point of taking say an altmer or wood elf over a dark elf or khajit?
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    ck37090 wrote: »
    Wasn't the original intent to allow all races to play any way? They made khajit and dark elf's equally good at stamina and Magicka... Why didn't they just do that with all the races? They don't have a trade-off regardless of spec... Why do other races?
    Guess three reasons. 1) they wanted expand the use of races. 2) supported by lore 3) plenty of Khajiit magic characters and Dunmer stamina ones as in more than other non meta combinations.

    Yes you have Argonians and they could changed them as an hybrid regen build, who would still make excellent healers and tanks but could not taken them all the way because of pvp balance still it would probably be an good idea.

    For other races non meta is rarer.

    Grinding just make you go in circles.
    Asking ZoS for nerfs is as stupid as asking for close air support from the death star.
  • srfrogg23
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    ck37090 wrote: »
    Wasn't the original intent to allow all races to play any way? They made khajit and dark elf's equally good at stamina and Magicka... Why didn't they just do that with all the races? They don't have a trade-off regardless of spec... Why do other races?

    Because choosing between looking the way you want to look or having optimal stats equals depth.
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