Ask Cryptic: Ground Combat (August 10)
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Join Date: Dec 2007
08-11-2009, 12:52 AM
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There’s no direct “I quit” button; that’s not fun, and it’s super lame for PvP. But there are ways to escape. On the ground, if you’re losing, you can run for cover around the corner, and your shields will replenish quickly. That will give you a breather before jumping back into the fray.
If you really want to get out of Dodge, you can run from your enemies. If you get out of combat long enough, you’ll have the option to beam back up to your ship and regroup there. But there’s no way to leave during combat.
In terms of game mechanics, I guess there is no other solution to this problem. Agreed, it's not 100% true to the lore/canon, but you have to remember that after all, this is also a game.
If everybody could beam away anytime, this would take away any tension - at least for me.
So, I'm fine with it. After all, Ground Combat is not as important to me as Space Combat.