The way I see it, PvP is mostly dominated by those "leet" players that have perfect suits and all the powerscrolls they need and such right now, before imbuing even exists. What is imbuing gonna do? Allow average players to be able to build suits of the same quality. PvM is (somewhat) the same way. Players that have all those perfect items are so far ahead of new players. What little new players UO gets (and yes, you know it's not many), a lot of them see the gap between them and other players, and know it will be extremely difficult to close it, get discouraged, and quit the game. Imbuing will just balance all that. They still have to work to get the skill up and to get all the materials needed to make that perfect suit (and yes, it's quite a lot). I dunno, maybe I'm just missing something here. But it seems to me like imbuing is just fine.