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A bit worried about the new pub & siege

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Raptor85, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Raptor85

    Raptor85 Certifiable
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    Jul 23, 2007
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    After toying with it on TC1 a bit, I notice that some of the items the monsters drop are INSANELY powerful (yeah, a lot are useless too, but the insane ones actually have a pretty good drop rate)

    Now, going by the reasoning in the new pub notes, the "tradeoff" for the insanely powerful ones is that they're cursed and can't be insured.

    Well, on siege we don't have insurance, so many of these super items don't really have a tradeoff, and they're FAR higher end than the items most people will wear (stuff like a full artifact or max imbued suit is uncommon here). Now, i'm not saying that it won't be nice for monster loot to actually be usable again, but i could defniitely see potential for it to be severely unbalancing, leading to much like shortly after AOS all of our current gear being basicly trash and leading to an even worse neverending item grind than before. Of course can't say much more without more testing but best to voice concerns early so that they can be (hopefully) seen.
  2. Shiznit Bo'Bourbon

    Jul 31, 2011
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    This is an importand and valid concern because 'cursed' is the only drawback in the system. Hurr.
  3. wait you mean they're making siege worth playing even more?

    sign me up.
  4. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
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    Jan 5, 2001
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    Of course they can't be 'siege blessed' either. Will they really be any more unbalancing than the cursed arties that everyone stockpiled from Magincia?
  5. Ultimaholic

    Ultimaholic Guest

    I certainly hope they re-evaluate sum items and keep more content off Siege! rolleyes:

    Sometimes SP feels like an old folks community rallying against those "dern kids" that want to move in down the block. :yell:
  6. Kas Althume

    Kas Althume Crazed Zealot
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    Feb 25, 2004
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    That made me chuckle. I'm old but not that old. ;)

    Anyways, i'm all for the new system. Finally a way to get high end items without having to camp the gauntless for months...to me there is no diffence if the pvpers kill me in 1.5 secs or 1.25 secs. Dead is dead. But i would like to carry some high end stuff for a while too, just to make life a little easier.