Thread: Borg Set Change
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# 72
10-17-2012, 06:35 AM
Originally Posted by stoleviathan99 View Post
It was stated by Cryptic to be a Mk X starter set.

Why would "another option" cost 5 EDC a piece when the MACO or Omega Force Mk X costs 20?
Because it's old i.e. 'Retro' - new hotness is always expensive.

And honestly, I don't care whether it's considered Mk X, Mk XII or whatever - it didn't need this work done on it. The reasons for doing the work are not to balance it against the MACO/Omega sets or to promote diversity (they could've done that a long time ago but it's always been 'working as intended').

They've done it to make you grind again for something you already had at a different level.

They've done it because splitting up the Borg set and adding two unremarkable pieces (at two different levels) is cheaper and quicker than building something new and interesting.

The Borg set was fine as it was, and it was good value for the EDCs - heck, it even meant that players that hated STFs could get a decent set of end-game gear for relatively little pain.

Meddling with it like this is unnecessary and wasteful (two Cryptic hallmarks).
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