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dailies balance new players specialist grind mount equipment too complex persha sucks persha really really sucks

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EpicYarn #141 Posted 15 June 2018 - 04:15 PM

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View Posthoom, on 15 June 2018 - 08:03 AM, said:

Wow, heck of a thread merge there mod :amazed:

 

No kidding.  I actually was enjoying the pros vs cons thread

SpiritFoxMY #142 Posted 15 June 2018 - 04:25 PM

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This thread is now the perfect metaphor for Wargaming.

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But a truce to this mournful story

For death is a distant friend

So here's to a life of glory

And a laurel to crown each end


Krautjaeger #143 Posted 15 June 2018 - 05:44 PM

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View PostPrenzlau, on 15 June 2018 - 02:40 PM, said:

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I noticed a jump in frame rates and all night I was at a range between 60 and 100, with an occasional dip into the 50's but it was all great. No crashes, so at least last night I did not experience that at all. (Just me flying into some mountains and cliffs) The graphics seemed sharper and more vivid.

 

You're playing at 1920x1080 right? Even a 1050 card would have no issues pulling high fps at low resolutions, but when you reach UHD and UW resolutions the patches since 2.0 has made it worse every single time.

 

And yeah, what a 'great' merge of threads. I wondered when did I ever post in OPs thread...



CorvusCorvax #144 Posted 15 June 2018 - 07:09 PM

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View Posthoom, on 15 June 2018 - 04:03 PM, said:

Wow, heck of a thread merge there mod :amazed:

 

And why?  I mean, this thread and mine had NOTHING to do with one another.

Fliyntiger #145 Posted 16 June 2018 - 01:18 AM

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View Posthoom, on 15 June 2018 - 06:39 AM, said:

Oh weird :amazed:

Looks like its the Tier scaling.

 

Its available on all the T3+ planes I've looked at but just checked my T2 Premiums (all Lights) and they apparently won't even get that option with Specialist.

 

Thats pretty rough making a GA that has no other ordnance than MGs not be able to mount Universal to light up ground targets :(

 

And the amount of damage I seem to be doing compared to before the update, I might as well be firing 10 paintballs guns..

That's almost 5 years of aircraft upgrading, pilot & gunner exp upgrades, doing a flat spin, right into the latrine..

Im gonna hope that it's a update glitch, uninstall & reload, if that doesn't work.. Anyone know if we can still transfer pilots to other aircraft?



Fliyntiger #146 Posted 16 June 2018 - 01:43 AM

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View PostGonerNL, on 14 June 2018 - 11:55 PM, said:

 

Oh no ! That too ?

So I'm supposed to fly GA without all the extra armor, concealing livery, ordnance delivery and turret stabilization that I put onto it ???

 

Yep, UBERNERF! :facepalm:

Captain_Underpants53 #147 Posted 17 June 2018 - 02:08 AM

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View PostCorvusCorvax, on 13 June 2018 - 11:09 AM, said:

I do think there are folks here who think player retention is the most important factor.  Does WG agree?  Who knows?  And what, exactly, are the player number expectations?  I have no idea what WG wants here.  I suppose the idea is "more", but what, exactly are the expectations?  Filled servers 24/7/365?  I know that for some posters here, there "aren't enough".  But we have zero clue what is happening in the Russian minds of WG.  

 

I thought one of the stated reasons for leaving 1.9 and coming out with 2.0 was to make it easier for the noobs to get a leg up VS the vets.  But now here comes this new version.  How would you like to be starting out today?  No tokens, no silver, no idea of good strategy, basically, no nuthin.

 

Did we really need another reason to club the seals?  Now, in addition to the dailys, we are harvesting their carcasses for parts. 

 

A few tokens and presto, instant Specialist.  A few wins and presto, instant enhancement.  A little silver and presto, universal ammo. 

 

The new people have none of those things.  Big ginormous advantage to the vets.  How many of these new folks are going to want to grind this you-know-what sandwich out?



mattl6209 #148 Posted 17 June 2018 - 08:04 PM

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View Posttrikke, on 13 June 2018 - 01:23 PM, said:

but, but...   we all agree that new player retention is the number one issue facing wowp, don't we?

 

so many other issues would melt away, like an ice cream cone on an August sidewalk, if only player numbers were meeting expectations 

 

coders and management would certainly make more money, which would entice better coders and better managers to join Persha

 

i believe that incentivizing pro pilots to kill new players for insignificant rewards may be the most significant reason why new folks leave so quickly

 

count the number of new posts on the Newcomers forum, look back at the folks who asked questions but then never went higher than 100-200 battles 

 

asking questions shows interest, and we answered 99% of those questions with civility...  compare that to 99% of other gaming forums       they should still be around here!

 

it's hard to learn to fly, in-game and in RL, and couple that with an unusual capture-the-air-flag gameplay... 

 

then sprinkle in some invincible sky raiders targeting only the new human players, who can't even tell yet who's a bot and who's not

 

too hard to code at least some form of new player sandbox?   then get ready to code this

 

Hmm let me see If I primarily fly my Prem planes in the lower tiers and kill everything in sight won't that encourage them to want to get a prem like mine money spent on the game. A prem that they can have that would be identical to what I have then it only becomes tactics and pilot skill the more competitive will take that challenge and that's the player base you want . Now plane abilities will become less standardized with 2.0.5 and the noobs are nerfed even further !

SonicPariah #149 Posted 20 June 2018 - 12:00 AM

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Not entirely sure on the merge, honestly. 

 

Apologies, though.






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