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Sidearms or weapons' sets for Warrior class.
« on: June 24, 2012, 02:06:20 PM »
Now that we're spoiled with quickslots for spellbooks (Wizard) and different
quivers (Ranger), playing the Warrior feels a little bland and unwieldy. Other
classes can quickly react to situation by using recquired spell or arrow without
changing the default equipped one.

I love how Axes hit multiple targets and how Halberds can hit 2 targtes in a
narrow corridor, but I don't want to be forced to waste a lot of time (attack
speed of 200%) to smack a single target, especially if it can use special abilities
and for example get 2 chances to poison me or summon another creature in
the meantime.

What I'd like to see is an ability to use weapons from quickslot or fast-swap
weapons in a simmilar way.

I know it'll be a little problematic with shield vs two-handed weapons but the
game could simply ignore currently equipped shield when needed, without
removing it.
« Last Edit: June 24, 2012, 03:53:38 PM by Mateusz P-G »
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Re: Sidearms or weapons' sets for Warrior class.
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2012, 03:41:10 PM »
Being a warrior and hence, having skills with all types of weapons and armor, I would think our warrior should posses some sort of quick-swap ability.  I was also thinking that maybe giving him a charge ability or a charged attack too.  Charge ability would allow him to take a running start at the baddies and mow them down and the charged attack would sacrifice attack rounds for a higher attack strength something like that? 

It's going to be a balancing act trying to even out all of the classes from here on out lets face it. 
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Re: Sidearms or weapons' sets for Warrior class.
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2012, 09:08:07 PM »
Hmm, yeah, it is not uncommon in other games to find an alternate weapon set/slot that you can swap to quickly. Dungeon Crawl has this, so does Torchlight. It should be fairly easy to add this. Added this: