Now I know exactly how this went down. It was a 2 party decision and both focus groups were just an audience. The fact is at the time this and the other changes were already posted on the first day of the first focus group. This isn't a rant, but just stating the facts. I am bringing this up because at the time, the only thing that was a balance issue was deathstrike. Where one would just put 120 ninjitsu on their template and have the ability to do a massive amount of damage. Never was special moves an issue other than the previous issues with damage caps which were mostly addressed before these changes. This change was one players view on character templates which made UO more of a class type system. It was a narrow minded decision and eliminated UO diversity on skill choice as well as what made UO UO. This is my 2 cents on this subject and I think this should be given another look.