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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 60
10-13-2011, 01:43 PM
Originally Posted by The.Grand.Nagus View Post
I think one of the reasons they did this is because they didnt want people leveling up alts only to the first rank and then getting a big chunk of refined DL that they could trade for C-points. Giving free players ship tokens for the first 2 ranks instead of a big chunk of refined DL was the only way they could solve that.
The main reason was we wanted players to keep playing. Earning ships is a huge part of the STO experience and really makes you feel like you've leveled up. We decided, after significant feedback, that this was important enough to just give them ships for the early promotions.