03/03/2014 09:00 AM
Posted by Bashiok
Until you are ready to talk about it, its doing you guys a disservice talking about half of the big picture. You're causing more chaos than anything. Im a normal/heroic player and I don't get to hung up on gear (Im used to RNG from D&D days), but as you can see, a lot of people get confused and frustrated at it.
Many people enjoy being upset and arguing about ifs, ands, or buts (or in the case of character models, actual butts).
A quiet and content forum is a sad and wanting thing.
i think a quiet and content forum would in fact be a horrible and dire turn of events.
Utterly no one left in the game wants any change or progression? they are just fine and happy to leave every single feature object an function as is? must be a very very small remaining player base, so small you'll no longer be turning any profit, more like a huge loss because everyone knows you cannot ever please everyone. Always someone will see something that can be done different or tweaked, or added/removed! This is of course irrelevant to thier professional knowledge, or lack of, towards game development, like 2 in every million ppl who plays games (any game!) are likely to be pro level game devs
Picking the happy medium is always going to be a sucky job and im glad its not me who has to deliberate over what comes and goes. I just get to log on and play which is good enough for me!
Still i think what you guys had going in BC was the best platform. Theres no reason to not be able to add hard modes and challenges and scenarios and whatnot with a Badge of Justice currency. Just the 1 currency used for all pve. Dropped by heroic 5 man bosses and raid bosses. And whatever allocation method there is for scenarios. create 1 full set of gear equal to the mid range tier set, just make sure it is at least 1 tier less than the max lvl set. Reserve the true best gear for the hard mode raiders since they work for it. But have this full BoJ gear set purchasable from a vendor. This stuff can be purchased over time by ppl who do not raid/raid little. Or more rapidly as interim fillers for the dedicated raider while they try for thier specific hard mode slot items.
Dont force ppl to use vastly inferiour junk (greens or blues 50ilvls lower) and dont give them freeby stuff aka timeless isle/toc as fillers because they didnt get thier drop/roll