When I first saw WoW had guns and such it kind of turned me off. But I got use to it and it's no biggie. Matter a fact as a dwarf/warrior I got the skill so I could 'fish' crits (although more times then not, it would bring a group not wanted
But I believe that 'gun's' have completely overshadowed any 'true' archer's (i.e. Bow, not crossbow). I've yet to
see an archer, let alone a crossbow character. I loved my
archer in AC (till I tried my hand being a mage), and I am
sad to not see them represent by player's (I might of been one, but the skill never came up for me to learn).
Probably just luck not to have seen one. Has anyone? I know
Hunters, Rogues and Warriors can use them.