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Old 02-22-2017, 07:17 AM
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Old 02-22-2017, 10:06 AM
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3) Dismantling: dismantles (and destroys) an item into a random number of metal and arcane resources. This action can be used up to five times a day. Hint: dismantling a mage or scout weapon adds twice as many resources but counts as two actions. *

* added for balancing reasons (shield compensation and other warrior-related weapon specifications)


<sigh> oh my god, where do I even begin <sighhh>


Warrior always gets screwed the most.

1) Shield is the worst possible item.
Warior Weapon + Shield = Scout / Mage Weapon [in stats]
Basically you need to get two good items to be on par with other classes.

2) If that wasn't enough Shield can be bought in shop, which means that you also get screwed rerolling a shop looking for other items (like a good weapon!)

3) Of course warrior got the most difficult to find pet. You are only required to defeat Easteros (the last dungeon) and the boss is, as you could imagine, a scout (the worst matchup for warrior).


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4) To keep everything in line warriors will have to upgrade both shield and weapon (although maybe it's cheaper for warriors - let's hope so).


DISMANTLING ITEMS
Simple example for clarity. Warrior and scout are both playing. Each one gets five items. You can dismantle five per day. So they destroy all of them and that's it.

Now let's say that they both found one weapon each. Now the Scout can dismantle only four items and he basically gets 2 500 000 gold ahead.
And that's just one weapon! I am certain people will start hoarding them just for that.



Sidenote: I said it a long time ago - Playa needs to add off hand items for Scouts and Mages. It's the only way to truly balance things out.
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Old 02-22-2017, 10:35 AM
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Sidenote: I said it a long time ago - Playa needs to add off hand items for Scouts and Mages. It's the only way to truly balance things out.
Good idea! Maybe quivers and some kind of mana item.

Scout and mage weapons give twice as many resources BUT it also costs twice as much to upgrade them. Warriors need a hand weapon and a shield but have adjusted gold costs and drop rates.
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Old 02-22-2017, 10:40 AM
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Those are good news Leander.

But still... does that mean that Warriors get more items overall? Or do they only get more weapons among other items?
Only the first option would make things truly fair (in gold earned from selling items).




Putting warriors aside, the Blacksmith is quite cool. I will finally make more sockets in tower followers' items.
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Old 02-22-2017, 10:42 AM
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I don't know the exact formula. Your suggestion with offhand items for all classes is great. Will forward it with my monthly report in some days.
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Old 02-22-2017, 11:03 AM
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I am sure that Scouts and Mages would not be happy about the change, but on the other hand Playa could make this change more desirable.

If all chars would get off hand items then they could have sockets and possibly a unique enchantment.


One more things on the Blacksmith. I can already see that buying new items without notes on basic stats (without upgrade bonus) will require some calculating.
Please make the base stat value visible... somehow.
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