I don't have a problem with giving the console to the Feds. I have a problem however with less diversity in the game. The game would be a lot more interesting if each side had different gear. I have four Fed characters and four KDF characters so I'm not biased towards any faction.
The armitage's torp console is only used on the armitage, it isn't cross ship, so it won't ever end up cross faction consoles. Secondly, it sucks, the effect visually is awesome, but look at damage and logs and you'll see how terribly bad it does.
Disliking the leech handout. Just one less thing to differentiate the factions now.
Next time will be Acetone, or it'll be on the list anyway for the future. Nothing is sacred now.
Roms can get bops, feds can get battle cruisers now with new lobi store ship and destroyer class ships muddying the differentiation. Pretty much flight-deck cruisers are the last solely KDF only ship class. Which just so happens to be the ship class type I love flying, hence why my main is kdf.
Originally Posted by sander233
No, they just gave us a proper tutorial, Level 1-20 content, two new ships, a revised storyline, and option to change the eyeball-searing red UI because they hate us.
They didn't exactly do it because they love KDF either.
Tutorial - Something missing from day 1. That's catch up and just something that needed to be done
Level 1-20 content, again something they had to do to FINALLY catch KDF up so we're now on par.
2 New ships, yep they threw us a (small) bone there.
Revised story line, Again something that had to be done to bring KDF up to par with feds and roms and just to make the story line match up with the other 2 factions and the overall universe story.
Non red UI options, came about because they cbf doing a green version of the old ui for roms so rebuilt it from scratch to handle skins, which just so happens to allow non red ui on kdf faction.
Apart from the 2 new cstore ships, everything else done kdf side is just to bring them up to par or because the story or rom faction demanded it. They didn't necessarily do it because they love kdf (Im sure they do), but more because they had to for the LOR marketing bullet point sales pitch.
Having said that, I shall be enjoying the new KDF content all the same. And will (futily) be hoping for more KDF love in the future.
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OK here's a newsflash.
YOU'RE ALL HUMAN.
All this redside blue side nonsense is just that, nonsense.
In the meantime romulans have invaded both our home terrirtories.
Federation is the CORE faction. KDF is a SUB-Faction. Get Over It.
Nothing is sacred.
Nor has been for along time.
There was a single reason federation ships did not use Battle cloak or any other technology available to the other "factions"
That reason is gone now.
Everytime I fly into a cloud of theta radiation or a field of aceton assimilators or am pursued by a bio-neural warhead I remember why.
Stop crying that your kdf doesn't have an advantage over federation.
IT NEVER SHOULD HAVE.
Take back your theta and your leech, but throw away your Korath and your Attack Ship.
No self respectful Klingon would have ever flown in an enemy faction ship and the thought of time traveling Klingons is just ridiculous. you know it as well as I.
Stop your hypocritical QQing, man up 'n act like a Klingon shoud.
Oh wait, I forgot, like 98% of you ARE NOT EVEN KLINGON. you're alien.
Dishonor upon you
I wonder how Cryptic poses to sell KDF zen ships if they continue to just give away the best KDF consoles of that faction. I mean, why bother with making a KDF now. Romulans have cloak ships and you can get all the cool KDF consoles off the exchange so why bother aligning yourself with the KDF.
Federation faction has better escorts than kdf and now will have PL console above that as topping.
I shall roll a romulan char because their ships are better than any kdf escort I flown untill today and I will need romulan ships to fight against federation chars.
My romulan will be Kdf affiliated because i don't like the treatment that Cryptic applies to kdf faction and being a kdf player or a kdf affiliated romulan it is the single way I feel right about that issue.
Audiater et altera pars
"They gave away your leech, the only 5 tac console ship you have has a turn rate of 5, all of the Romulan ships have battle cloak and dont suffer the hull strength reduction of the BOPs."