This thread assumes you are familiar with the Shroud and are aware of how it played before and after recent changes.
Designers had noticed that more often than not, players weren't completing all phases of the Shroud and in the spirit of 'making things better', it was decided that more incentive was called for. Loot changes were made. However, while he was 'in there', the designer felt compelled to fix a longstanding bug with the blades.
It appears that we've taken what was a very pug friendly experience for pugs and changed it such that's it no longer - well - pug friendly.
I guess the question here is pretty straightforward: should we revert the changes to the blade section of the Shroud - perhaps just on Normal difficulty?