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Join Date: Jul 2012
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# 4
09-21-2012, 12:09 PM
Originally Posted by uilliamnebel View Post
Yeah see, that rings of suckage in mission and enemy design to me. The fact you need to be outfitted in a specific way, with specific abilities, doing specific attacks isn't very immersive. MMOs aren't about player skill, and when gameplay descends into that low a mechanics detail, with just basically managing specific builds and ship load outs for XYZ mission, and having hotbar setups with XYZ macros is boring not challenging. Being all about outfitting in specific ways, with certain gear, is what made Eve Online the greatest interactive screen saver with spreadsheet functionality known to man instead of a fun MMO.
I agree but there are players of STO who don't and Cryptic/PWE simply don't care, I will use a more appropriate version of Baudi's signature: "Conform or don't play" and unless/until they re-instate balance to the combat system that's how it will stay, sorry