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Join Date: Jul 2012
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# 15
08-17-2013, 09:26 PM
Originally Posted by virusdancer View Post
The DOFFs. (not the Techs, but other DOFFs)
The Reputation Passives.
The Traits.
The New Gear.

AtB's different because of what's going on around it.

When was the last time you worried about survival? I haven't since S7.
When was the last time you worried about 0 Aux? I haven't since LoR.

The various things that "balanced" AtB are no longer a concern. Tada, folks don't have to think about it - don't have to worry about it - they can just run it...a boom in popularity. It's been around since DOFFs were introduced before the game went F2P.

The *entire* game, since LoR, has been changed towards better survival and better, well, everything! It's a bit unfair to single out aux2bat for the 'consequences.' Everyone benefits.

And let's talk 'balance' for a moment, shall we? Like it used to be you needed '3,000 exp each' points in Energy Weapons Specialization. Nowadays every joker out there gets +2.0% CrtH, stackable Embasssy boffs, each worth a full 9/9 in Energy Weapons Specialization! And Roms benefit from this the most. But yeah, but let's nerf Engineers again, cuz they got it too good already! /sarcasm.