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Open or Closed, you guys vote.

Discussion in 'MSC Clan' started by Jakeman, Jul 4, 2000.

  1. Hannibal~MAC

    Hannibal~MAC Peasant

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    i vote for open

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  2. Savron

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    The advantages of Open far outweigh those of Closed in my opinion. Log my vote as option 2 - open.
     
  3. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Current:

    1. Closed = 11
    2. Open = 15
     
  4. olon97

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    It seems that open is gaining some momentum, and I'm not bothered (not changing my vote yet though).

    I think I should point out another minor consideration, however:

    The Diablo II fashion show
    "But take a hard look at Battle.net. Note that at the bottom of the screen at which players can create or join Diablo II games, an online, real-time pictorial representation of all the players currently logged in scrolls from left to right. Half-naked Amazons dressed only in leather vie for attention with Necromancers who are jingling with chain-mail everything -- boots, gloves, armor. In this parade, looking good is what it's all about. "
    Diablo 2 Chat Character Definitions

    If we go with open characters, we will all show up as brown robed figures in Diablo II chat instead of representations of our characters with their equipment. While this has the small plus of possibly being mistaken for a dead hardcore player, it definitely marks you as a second class citizen in Battle.net channels.

    If you are the type that has custom icons for everything, you might be bothered by this more than you expect.

    Obviously playability trumps other considerations, and if the realms are still having problems when we get the game, then I'll happily change my vote.

    [This message has been edited by olon97 (edited 07-08-2000).]

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  5. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Is anyone else going to vote? I found this at the bottom of the topics. As of right now it looks like open is the way to go (ahead by 4). Anyone else?
     
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  7. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    Current:

    1. closed = 12
    2. open = 15

    If no one else wants to vote then I will update the Q and A section to reflect open chars. (unless we get 4 more closed votes)

    I think open chars will be a good way to go. [​IMG]
     

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