||11-16-2012 11:40 AM
Dialogue on the Dilithium Changes
So it's been an eventful week for both the game and the player base, to say the least. I thought I would come here in the interests of fostering a better dialogue between players and the developers.
One of the biggest issues has been the recent changes to the dilithium drops on various systems; obviously it's an issue close to the heart of everyone. I'd like to start a discussion where perhaps both sides can get a better understanding of the motivations and reactions of the other.
I'll begin with questions to the developers. The public perception of the dilithium changes was that they would be changed roughly to what they are now, based on communications on the forums and Tribble server earlier in the month. When was the decision made to remove the dilithium from the STFs?
In addition, there was a great deal of confusion on the player side because we weren't sure if this was a bug or intentional. (It had previously been reported as a bug on the test server). Was there a reason that these changes weren't included in the patch notes for Season 7?
It's my hope that we can communicate better with each other in the future and possibly prevent future issues. I'd like to invite the developers to pose any questions they have for us, and if any players have a question on the issue of the Dilithium changes, leave it below.