Tinker: "Tinkering is therefore the process of adapting, meddling or adjusting something in the course of making repairs or improvements"
Engineer: "An engineer is a professional practitioner of engineering, concerned with applying scientific knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to develop solutions for technical problems"
Blizzard controls both gameplay and lore. That is a fact. But also a fact is that certain kinds of games do not work without lore. Which is the case of practically every RPG and adventure games. People play those for the vast majority for the story. On other hand, there are games that not only work but also thrive on gameplay alone. Beat-em-up and fighting games are a good example. Back in my arcade times, I didn't care about the story for the Final Fight or Street Fighter games. I just wanted to beat my opponent.No, its Blizzard that drives the game forward. Blizzard controls the lore, and they will change or add to the lore to make whatever game mechanic that they want to fit. The Monk class is a prime example.
So yeah, it's irrelevant.
Also, going by logic, the monk concept was designed first, THEN the game mechanics for it were created/adjusted.
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