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Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 3,400
# 22
08-20-2012, 06:24 PM
Originally Posted by dood98998 View Post
And I'm here b/c my tank (even at 6 tc) can't draw fire from borg wven with bfaw and e2s3 active, and I want to be able to do something to make them angry si I can do my job and other people can do theirs
Then we're in agreement.

My Tac/Cruiser has no issues with only 6 ranks of threat, but even then I'd take APD for the synergy with teammate's APB (my friends always pack APB).

My Eng/Cruiser sometimes struggles with what you describe, even with 9 ranks of threat. I've been pushed to the least survivable, most offense focused layout for an ody I can come up with just to remedy it.

So yes, I would very much prefer to have at least 1 BOFF skill with threat generation, and I think APD is an excellent candidate.

I just don't feel it's wise to allow one player to increase the threat of another player.

I'd much rather see 1 player able to increase their threat, with another player having something of a placate/threat reducing power to draw on.