Frostheim at WoW Insider: There will always be some hunters who disagree with anything (believe it or not I recently read a hunter who thinks removing minimum range made the game no longer playable) but most hunters these days agree that we hunters have too damn many buttons. And it’s not just us: in a recent tweet Ghostcrawler said so too:
@Ghostcrawler Is there a possible warlock-style redesign for hunters in future? New talents seem to cause button bloat and spread dps thin.
@fairybolt We don’t think hunters need a massive revamp (beyond range and ammo changes they already have). They do have too many buttons.
Unfortunately there isn’t a whole lot that can be done in the middle of an expansion — frankly what needs to happen is a bunch of these abilities just need to go. But remove anything (even minimum range) and you’ll hear complaints, not to mention making hunters learn new rotations mid-expansion is bad design move. But I think there are some things that can be done to mitigate the situation. . . . read full article