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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 13
10-16-2012, 01:17 PM
Originally Posted by borticuscryptic View Post
We ran into some technical limitations that would've made it a prohibitive task to perform this change. It's not completely impossible, and not completely off the list of possibilities as far as bridge officer power changes, but not likely to happen over any sort of short-term time frame.

Instead, if it is determined that they need an increase in effectiveness to go along with their higher-rank seating requirements, that's a balance review we can perform more easily.
IF you want to get people to use mines more, I'[m not clear why we simply don't buff their damage, reduce their threat a little and re-bind them to a DamageType: Torpeedo so people can use torp consoles for them as well, because NO ONE is going to use a Mine console for something of limited utility.

The idea should be to make it convenient fror players to incorporate mines into their current builds without selling the DPS farm in the process.