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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 19
04-08-2010, 07:30 AM
Originally Posted by KhansWrath
they need to base pvp ques off ship tier flown, like allow people of any total level, even 45, to hop back in to a tier 2 or 3 or 4 ship or even the old tier 1 if they didnt scrap it, and que to play anyone else in those ships (the different bo power levels and slots even the playing field and add a venue for competition based on classes rather then captains level) thus new blood players leveling could fight old guys that stick themselves in lower ships to find someone to kill!

as it is you leveled way to fast when the game came out and eveyone was pvping together, i was general 5 (klingon max level) in the course of a 3 day weekend of pvpfest before the game went live for non pre orders ffs.
This might work if the Tier 1 ship flown by a Tier 5 character was limited to Tier 1 equipment and the Tier 5 players personal abilities were held to those of a Tier 1 player. But that isn't how it works. The Tier 5 player can put Mk X weapons, sensors, engines and consols in that T1 ship, and they will have the full range of powers/abilities of a T5 player. In short they will still be a T5 player. Completely over powering real T1 players.

What they need to do is create open PvP areas where all tiers can play together. It might take 6-7 tier 2 players to take down a tier 4 player. Or maybe that T5 player jumps into his old T1 ship as a disguise, but pimps it with T5 equipment.