I know its hard to design a system that works well on PCs as well as consoles. On PC's you have a mouse and can hit "hot" buttons or something like that, but on a console you are limited. I'm very curious to see how SE approaches this.
But I really don't want to see /command line macros anymore. There are many reasons I hate them, but one that really irks me is the ability to change your entire set of armor, like 7 times, in half a second. I wear 5 pieces of specific armor to start my spell, then change them to hit the mob, then change them all again to weapon skill the mob, then back again for regular melee, and all of that in a blink of an eye.
I understand that is the way that XI is played,and is the way I've been doing it as it maximizes your efficiency, but it always rubbed me wrong. I'd actually prefer a more realistic approach of using whatever you happen to be wearing at the moment. If you want to wear something else, well you'll have to wait til the fight is over to switch, or at least take some serious time to swap it all out in a full menu.
Does anyone else feel the same way? I can't step over a two foot ledge to get to a new area, but I can change 7 sets of full armor in 2 seconds....