What happend to Cryptics trademark: Customization?
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Join Date: Jun 2012
07-28-2012, 09:29 AM
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Ah, I see what you mean now. Like, buy the "Combat EV Suit" mechanic, and then apply whichever suit's visuals you want to use? One problem might be recognizability. Currently, if you see a First Contact suit, you know what it does. If you could swap it out, you wouldn't know at a glance whether someone had the extra bits or not. Dunno, just speculating. The concept sounds feasible.
Honestly, with the way we currently have options to turn off all the visuals on both ourselves and our ships, recognizability doesn't have the same weight in this game like it might in other MMO's. I would really like to see more of what we have with the STF ground sets unlocking tailor options for not only things like the EV suits, but also for the starship sets. It would be nice to use, say, the Reman shield effect while actually having the MACO shields equipped.