Tabard Tab Request

85 Dwarf Shaman
9340
I have seen minor discussions about this but I thought I'd post a request again. Are there any considerations for a tab for your tabards? I keep all of mine (Yes, I could throw most of them away since they can be bought back) but sometimes I throw on old school ones that look cool! (Honor Hold anyone?) Anywho, something like a spellbook where you could "learn" the current ones you have and switch to them? Is this in discussions or am I just asking for too miniscule a thing?
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Blizzard Employee
06/30/2011 04:27 PMPosted by Ytooj
Are there any considerations for a tab for your tabards?


Yes!
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90 Draenei Shaman
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Quick catch the blue and force him to tell us more before he escapes :P
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100 Blood Elf Mage
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Too late... :(
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91 Human Warlock
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06/30/2011 04:28 PMPosted by Bashiok
Are there any considerations for a tab for your tabards?


Yes!


Will it happen soon, or will it be like Equipment Manager that took 3-4 years to implement, or some kind of appearance system that has been promised for the past 4 years and is still no where in sight.
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100 Blood Elf Death Knight
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06/30/2011 04:32 PMPosted by Maximusrex
Will it happen soon, or will it be like Equipment Manager that took 3-4 years to implement, or some kind of appearance system that has been promised for the past 4 years and is still no where in sight.


I think the main issue they're currently having with the tabard tab is that some tabards have on-use effects. For example, Hellscream's Reach Tabard.
Edited by Karat on 6/30/2011 4:36 PM PDT
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100 Draenei Mage
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06/30/2011 04:28 PMPosted by Bashiok
Are there any considerations for a tab for your tabards?


Yes!

What happened to the drop-down menu idea?
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85 Draenei Shaman
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06/30/2011 04:28 PMPosted by Bashiok
Are there any considerations for a tab for your tabards?


Yes!


This was asked at Blizzcon 2010. The response was yes we know its wanted but its simply not wanted enough to make it a priority to create this right now immediately.

I was boggled by this response. I did not agree with Blizzard then. I Booed as loud as I could.
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Blizzard Employee
To clarify: he asked if we were considering it, and yes we are considering it. :)

On a serious point though some people are upset about the removal of the key ring. While that seems like we're just taking it out to be bullies, it specifically frees up storage space we can then make into useful features. Not that it will specifically be used for 'tabard storage', but we are going to be using the space the removal of the key ring freed up.
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90 Human Warlock
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06/30/2011 04:52 PMPosted by Bashiok
taking it out to be bullies


You took my key ring & my lunch money! :(
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100 Gnome Warrior
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06/30/2011 04:52 PMPosted by Bashiok
but we are going to be using the space the removal of the key ring freed up.


for...?

/nudge
/poke
/wink
/saynomore
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100 Human Warlock
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06/30/2011 04:52 PMPosted by Bashiok
it specifically frees up storage space we can then make into useful features. Not that it will specifically be used for 'tabard storage', but we are going to be using the space the removal of the key ring freed up.


I like this. While the keychain being removed was annoying (can't we just have 90 slot bags? lol), it's understandable because it's purpose is no longer as necessary as it had been. Whatever takes it's place will (hopefully) be equally as exciting a feature as the keychain originally was. I am excited...

Side note: Even if it's not used for tabards, please implement something for tabards... :)
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11 Troll Hunter
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To clarify: he asked if we were considering it, and yes we are considering it. :)

On a serious point though some people are upset about the removal of the key ring. While that seems like we're just taking it out to be bullies, it specifically frees up storage space we can then make into useful features. Not that it will specifically be used for 'tabard storage', but we are going to be using the space the removal of the key ring freed up.


Guys, if this really frees up needed space you are in serious trouble.
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85 Draenei Shaman
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To clarify: he asked if we were considering it, and yes we are considering it. :)

On a serious point though some people are upset about the removal of the key ring. While that seems like we're just taking it out to be bullies, it specifically frees up storage space we can then make into useful features. Not that it will specifically be used for 'tabard storage', but we are going to be using the space the removal of the key ring freed up.


NO Bash you are wrong. He said specifically that not enough people wanted it so therefore it was further down on the priortity list of things to do and then asked on a timetable there was no response at all whatsoever.

Edit: He also told the crowd to make a bigger forum flurry to get more people to demand it be made so it would get moved up the priority list. Which was total BS imo. /End Edit.

He also talked specifically about some type of issue with making a tabard tab, some kind of coding problem that was not elaborated upon.
Edited by Kurenai on 6/30/2011 7:09 PM PDT
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100 Blood Elf Death Knight
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06/30/2011 04:52 PMPosted by Bashiok
To clarify: he asked if we were considering it, and yes we are considering it. :)


How about something like this: http://i660.photobucket.com/albums/uu322/Enderon/Tabard_List_Mock_Up.png

Here's the full design document: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/2712201537
Edited by Enderon on 6/30/2011 7:48 PM PDT
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85 Blood Elf Paladin
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It's hard for me to believe that the keychain really took up that much space.

Plus keys were a fun thing to collect and have. To me it's like taking out minipets.
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85 Worgen Priest
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Why is something like this not a priority but /roar sounds are? -_-
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10 Dwarf Shaman
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06/30/2011 08:27 PMPosted by Bucats
Why is something like this not a priority but /roar sounds are? -_-


Because some things are easier to add to the game than others.
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