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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 24
10-07-2009, 05:16 PM
Originally Posted by PicardsFish View Post
Admittedly I've only been following the game from the peripheral and don't know if this concern has any merit, but the thing that worried me from this interview was the comment that "most casuals wont reach Admiral". I hope the game doesn't go down the path of time-investment (or worse, group/raid-content) = progression or higher-status (Admiralty).
Im not sure thats the case, they have stated that the rank is just part of the equation. Before your uprank, you can spend time upping your skills rather than your ranks. In other words your casual gamer could be of Captain rank but maxed out on all skills and be more dangerous than some guy who got Admiral rank, but went mins on all the skills (and then only the minimum numbers needed.