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  • So. Uh. Picked up the new Demon Wings, went to try applying them to one of my characters' monster costumes, and... [Edit: Removed image of a dragon with wings clearly not attached to his body. Huzzah, they fixed it!] ...Those aren't actually attached to anything.
  • Another gotcha is the end of the add phase - you have to be careful not to be standing in any of the colored pillars when the last add dies; if you are, you will die on the next data rain. Because everyone's color buffs get wiped when the add phase ends, so if you're in a pillar at that point, it'll instantly re-apply -…
  • Bug: The reptilian head, on a female model, doesn't quite connect properly to the body at any slider setting. This is basically the same failure mode as in chaosdrgnz43's picture.
  • So instead of boosting vehicle damage numbers back up to something halfway sane, you just added minor secondary effects to a few vehicle powers. This is not okay.
  • So just did a bit of testing myself, using my good-but-not-super-optimized mark II bike with r6 mods. Railgun Mk 3: Actually buffed from its state on live, but still pretty bad. Might be okayish if it didn't split damage between targets? Or if it did about double the damage it does on PTR? Or, honestly, both. Both would be…
  • Wings Bird People clips through itself - especially visible during flight, but there's a corner of the left wing where it's visible even standing still. I suspect that this is due to backface culling having been disabled for it in a recent patch - it did not, originally, clip through itself like that.
  • I put in a great deal of time and effort last event towards the account-wide unlocks - didn't quite get there, but got close. Seeing them removed this time around, and all the progress I put in towards them wasted? Does not make me pleased.
  • Bug: the "Skin Cloth" option for monster feet uses color four for the foot instead the skin color on female characters. (The skin leather/metal options work as intended, as do all three options on male characters.)
  • So, uh, sometime in the last patch or two something broke with wings on female characters; the left wing seems to be twisted down during flight (and possibly the right wing up? Like the whole wing attachment point got rotated a bit, maybe?) This is particularly visible on wings bladed tech & wings butterfly, but it seems…
  • So I know the lighting change was supposed to be an improvement - but at least for me, it takes MC from "This looks weird and not really that good" to "This literally makes my eyes hurt from looking at it for more than a few minutes". I'm not sure why it does that, but it's quite unpleasant. Could we get something like the…
  • Because I'm not currently standing in front of a Cosmic and have enough survivability to trade some off for extra DPS, but would still like to keep threat off of my squishier companions? For that matter, I've got at least one character who (again, excluding cosmic tanking) is actually more survivable in hybrid role than in…
  • "Only 2% avoidance," you say. Important question: 2% from where? If your base avoidance is 50%, 2% avoidance is a 4% reduction in damage taken. If your base avoidance is 90%, 2% avoidance is a 20% reduction in damage taken. I'll also note that - for a dodge tank only - Fluidity can actually be a very useful block replacer;…
  • I'd guess this change is being made instead of making stockings BoP. Obnoxious either way, really. If the devs don't want people to get tokens on alts without running around on those alts, why can you still buy them for drifter salvage?
  • On the one hand, I do kindof get where you're coming from; when I first tried CO, I made an inferno AT, and - around level 22 - quit the game in frustration and didn't come back for years. On the other hand... may I suggest, if you're having trouble, that you make a freeform character and use the regeneration passive? It…
  • Three million hit points is, if I recall, about the same health as Cybermind - and even for a full team, he's a tiresome slog to take down. I'd suggest toning it down just a bit.
  • Can someone check if the mission to craft the anti-lava device actually works now? (It doesn't, as far as I can tell, do anything on live.)
  • I have a dodge tank, who can and has main tanked cosmics with about 10k health in tank role. She can't solo tank*, but then, solo tanking isn't intended for any of them anyway, so that doesn't bother me. *She might be able to solo tank Kigatilik - especially if she's getting AoRP - but it's never come up, because since…
  • Drop group. That's one of several missions that cannot be completed if you're teamed up with someone. As an aside, you don't need to fully watch the videos - starting them, then hitting space to skip them should still give you credit.
  • Making things BoP discourages having or creating alts. That's the distinction that you're missing. Yes, if you've already -got- some alt, and want a thing on it, then having that thing being BoP forces you to play that alt. But if you're looking at a thing, and thinking "Hey, what neat stuff can I do with this?", and then…
  • Making the ToT bags and anniversary boxes BoP is... annoying, but ultimately not a big deal to me. Doing so with no warning, however, is just -rude-. Devs, please don't be rude to your players.
  • I'd actually offer different advice: Use Form of the Tempest (preferably with the foxbatcon invisible melee weapons swords) instead of Aspect of the Bestial. Also, if you're going to stack dex, it should be one of your super stats. As an example, here's a (slightly modified) version of one of my tank's builds:…
  • That one's one of the game's more frequently broken missions. Here's my advice on getting it working: Go over to Lee Tosi. If the ambush triggers, kill them all. Then drop the smoke grenade. If the ambush doesn't trigger, then you'll probably need a fresh copy of the zone. You can either try being on just after a server…
  • Just as a note here, bikes are the worst vehicle to do the race with. They're the fast, sure, so you'll get a high score with one... but score doesn't matter, and you still have to wait for the timer after going through the finish line. What does matter is precision movement; a tank or chariot type vehicle will do better…
  • Yup. The big one is that monthly subscriptions aren't offered anymore. If you were previously subscribed and had freeform characters that weren't in freeform slots, they're now locked unless you spend $30 per character to buy freeform slots or $300 for a lifetime subscription. (Or somewhat less than that if you wait for a…
  • This is a neat idea, but I'd request (if it proves possible) that it be visible to the player using it and other players on their team. (Note: only for actual teams, not team-up groups like you get at cosmics and alerts and such.)
  • I'll second this. I've bought a few such things in the past - for example, the luchador costume set; yeah, okay, you can grind it out via pvp, but that is very much not my thing. Was quite happy to just pay zen instead.
  • Sorry you lost something you liked... but, personally, I'm glad that I'll finally be able to use a travel power I bought years ago and then discovered that it (in, yes, my opinion) looked terrible once you took it past rank one. I've no particular comment on any hypothetical 'performance issues' here - as noted, I never…
  • Masterful Dodge and Resurgence do different things for you. MD is a powerful damage mitigator (cutting incoming damage by about half), but you have to hit it beforehand; if you're already at low health, hitting MD is probably not going to save you on its own. Resurgence r2, on the other hand, will basically full-heal you…
  • Such as?
    in Wardicator Comment by morigosa June 2018
  • I'd advise taking a very wary look at the Modified Gear spec. It can be decent once you've got over a hundred offense from gear, but that basically doesn't happen until you're looking at endgame level 40 stuff. For most wardicator characters I make, I skip it entirely, only picking it up for the rare characters that have…
    in Wardicator Comment by morigosa June 2018
  • I'll just toss in one more voice here: trying to re-brand a long-standing feature as a 'bug' is the only part of this that makes me angry. I don't like being lied to. If you have to take features away or make things more expensive, then say so. Don't claim you're "fixing bugs" or "making costume slots cheaper" or whatever…
  • Well, that's a mistake - around level 34 is when some of the quest rewards start to get really good. Note the "some of the" in the previous sentence; you can't walk into Monster Island, pick up the first quest you find, and expect it to give you gear that'll be viable through level 40. On the other hand, if you actually…
  • I think there's a cave like that somewhere to the far east/south-east side of Canada. But I'm not sure if it's exactly the same one. As for heroic demons, I've got one that I think is reasonably lore-appropriate; she's designed as an ancient Sumerian demon (daemon?) whose morality does not entirely align with modern…
  • You know what the worst part of this is? I found out about this cape from reading the log-in pop-up message saying "Hey, go to the zstore to claim this thing!" ...the week -after- it was available. If you're going to make something available for one week only, -please- don't leave up the messages saying you can get it when…
  • And moving it out of program files fixed the problem (though I had to use regedit to make the launcher realize I'd moved it.) Thanks! Would not have expected the default install location to be the problem. Yay windows, I guess.
  • Oh, right, didn't list out all the various things I tried. Yes, I did a force verify. Yes, I did delete the entire live folder and make the launcher re-install the game. I even tried deleting the launcher's cache files. None of those things worked.
  • The Oni Slayer Gi, on males, clips through the right side of the back. This is very visible in all of the beast stances, but even for heroic stance it clips while running.
  • Bug: Vehicles in the auction house no longer show what mods they have equipped.
  • I do remember the days of dog-tanking; one of my characters is still set up to be able to tank one dog with little to no healer support. On the one hand, I kinda miss being able to be useful as a secondary tank there. On the other hand, I definitely don't miss waiting for enough tanks/healers to show up, nor do I miss…
  • Edit: mis-read what question you were asking. It's not super-common, but it can sometimes matter if you're still leveling and in an alert or lair. Edit2: The longest-lived non-knock-immune targets that I can think of offhand are nemesis bosses - and those, annoyingly, use the player form of knock resist that will wear off…
  • The tiger and leopard patterns are good for this as well; if you're looking for a super-costume with this pattern (as opposed to full tights/legs), they do both work on the basic armor / basic subligar pieces. And you can color the stripes/spots the same as the base color if you're working on a character that shouldn't…
  • There's one additional thing to note on resistance stacks: an enemy target that has three stacks of knock resistance, and thus immunity to knock effects, will have that stack's duration refresh on any attempted knock them. (Every now and then I run into some bugged situation where it doesn't work like this, but in general…
  • Just for a different option, I've got a pretty solid heavy weapons character - and it makes a good fire melee option if you combine it with the invisible weapon skins from the foxbat event. For melee in particular, getting those knock resist stacks up on targets is pretty important. I strongly suggest taking pounce as your…
  • Oh, you got lucky - getting parts stripped off the character is the -good- failure mode for that bug; the disconnect (and no character created) seems to be more common, though.
  • Interesting - that sounds like the inverse of the bug where, if you try to create a character without first logging into one, the game would pretend you had several z-store sets unlocked that you, in fact, did not own (and would then disconnect you when you tried to actually finish creating a character using pieces you…
  • For the record here, my dodge tank does* okay at Teleiosaurus (though she -does- still need soak tanks.) The key is that she actually has two block replacers; Parry with Elusive Monk for normal content, and Fluidity rank two with Flow Like The River for cosmics. Since she's (just barely) got 75% dodge without buffs, she…
  • Yeah, from a user-side UI and usability perspective, it's a bit of a disaster, won't argue that. My suspicion is that it's a result of someone designing the UI from a "well this is how the back-end database entries work" approach, and not really thinking about how it will look to someone who doesn't know anything about the…
  • As I understand it - and keep in mind I've never gone from gold back to silver so some of this is stuff I've heard, not stuff I've tested - the way it works is this: A silver character can be freely converted to a gold character. A gold character can be freely converted back to a silver character of the same AT. So what…
  • Huh. I've almost always gone for the OV cooldown reduction piece for utility, with almost exactly the same reasoning of "it's better to take this here and use a primary utility slot for cost discount if I end up needing more". ...I think it's probably that "if I end up needing any" qualifier that makes the difference? Cost…
  • Oh, the lasers. They may once have been relevant, but even some of my non-tanks scoff at their damage output. None of them do anywhere near the, what is it, 40,000 damage or so that dino or ape can do? (Prior to mitigation, but assuming you're being sensible and splitting the hit three ways.) Clearly we need some new…