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Complaining: Nerf get usage counts

 26 Septimus Heap, Tue, 28th May '13 4:39:49 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
^^Alas, I am not familiar enough with games to sort that. I'll add it under Pages Needing Example Sorting - otherwise, we should be done here.

I'd like to object, sometimes things get nerfed when thier merely good or even not that good. I.e Lash in Advance Wars 2 was merely an above average co outclassed by the likes of Colin, Grit, Sonja in fog, etc but had her stats sliced in half in the next game. That is still a nerf.
 
 28 Septimus Heap, Tue, 28th May '13 4:49:48 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Pardon, but I don't get at all what you are saying.

 29 Larkmarn, Tue, 28th May '13 5:59:55 AM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
He's saying that the definition of Nerf shouldn't be limited to a Game Breaker. Which he doesn't have to worry about, since that's the consensus reached in this topic and on the page's description. It's just about a weapon/item/character/tactic being made weaker.

Now I'm just throwing this out there, but maybe instead of splitting by genre, we could split by the type of nerf. One category for breaking a Game Breaker, one for just weakening another item, and one for weakening an item in one way but improving it in others (a lateral nerf).

Just throwing it out there.

 30 Septimus Heap, Tue, 28th May '13 6:05:04 AM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Hmm...making Nerf dependent upon Game Breaker would turn this YMMV. Best to drop a Game Breaker requirement.

 31 Larkmarn, Tue, 28th May '13 6:12:56 AM Relationship Status: Hello, I love you
Definitely shouldn't be dependent on it, but I think specifying which Nerfs were done as an Obvious Rule Patch isn't a bad idea. But then again, that can simply be done in the examples themselves.

 32 StarSword, Tue, 28th May '13 6:23:48 AM from somewhere in deep space Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
@26: I find a decent way to sort examples you're not familiar with is to go to the work page and see where it's been indexed. Failing that, look it up on The Other Wiki.

edited 28th May '13 6:27:55 AM by StarSword

 33 Spark 9, Tue, 28th May '13 8:28:05 AM from Castle Wulfenbach Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Gentleman Troper!
A "nerf" is simply "an option is made weaker after an update". While game breakers are often the target of nerfs, it isn't a necessary condition. A Scrub and a "Stop Having Fun" Guy would have wildly different opinions on what constitutes a game breaker, but the nerf is objectively definable.
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 34 Septimus Heap, Tue, 4th Jun '13 12:52:33 PM from Zurich, Switzerland Relationship Status: Mu
Another Wizard boy
Is there anything else to do here? It looks like the description issue is settled, and we probably can't do much about the page ordering.

 35 StarSword, Tue, 4th Jun '13 1:06:09 PM from somewhere in deep space Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
I've got some free time. I'll handle the sort.
I don't see anything that needs to be done with this now.

 37 StarSword, Tue, 4th Jun '13 2:34:12 PM from somewhere in deep space Relationship Status: In denial
SF-81A Black Knight
Finished.
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