While answering a question here I googled and found this thief build. It seemed like it was pretty neat so I went into the new character builder and couldn't get a single aspect of that build to work.
I can't seem to select a Vanguard Rapier--even though many different versions of Rapier are there--in fact there seems to be no Vanguard item in the system, but "Vanguard Weapon" still appears in the Compendium for "Any Melee Weapon" with no sign of being deleted/nerfed/altered.
After that I tried the feats they listed, Surprising Charge and Backstabber. Neither feat is listed. I know these are rogue feats but I thought thief was just a specialized rogue build--guess not?
So suddenly I can't figure out if I just don't know how to operate the new web character generator, content has been removed or if I missed something about Essentials classes not being able to use non-essentials feats (Possibly all of the above)
I'd still be using the old/better character generator but after they stopped supporting it it crashed on my system and wouldn't restart.
I'm not complaining about not being able to make some uber-character, I'm just confused as to why the compendium doesn't seem to match up with the CG.