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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 27
03-30-2012, 02:00 PM
Originally Posted by drishmael
Both Diplomacy and Marauding have become extremely scarce, yes. And when I do find them, it's usually a bunch of variants on the 20-hour "Diplomatic Correspondence" and the 2-hour "Receive X Dignitaries" assignments. Not the interesting ones that used to be a lot more common, like "Conclude Economic Treaty," "Negotiate Prisoner Release," "Adjudicate Separatist Reconciliation," etc.
Part of the problem, I think, is that along with the shipboard interior changes came a complete re-rigging of the assignment distribution infrastructure, something that was increasingly necessary to avoid some truly chewing gum and bailing wire arrangements to make things appear as would appear reasonable to a human being.

Colonial, Diplomacy and Marauding assignments all wound up being less common than they were intended. A fix is in the pipeline for these, though additional tuning may be necessary as well.

Because of the massive re-rigging, there may be other issues that still need to be resolved that haven't come to our attention as yet.