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Author Topic: City of Heroes is back  (Read 4592 times)

Ghostmaker

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Re: City of Heroes is back
« Reply #30 on: May 24, 2022, 07:54:53 AM »
Oh jeez, costume drops. You just reminded me of a hilarious bit.

When inventions got released for City of Heroes, there were recipes to make costume pieces. Things like wings, rocket boots, etc. But Cryptic/Paragon made the drop rate like... one tenth what it should have been. Oops.

The result was a textbook example of supply and demand. Rocket boots in particular were VERY popular, but they didn't drop much if at all. Result? The rocket boots recipe on the marketplace was even more expensive than a maximum level unique set enhancement recipe.

This was fixed eventually, but I still found it amusing.

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Re: City of Heroes is back
« Reply #31 on: June 03, 2022, 09:08:28 PM »
Whoops, with STO I should clarify I'm talking about Starships, not Uniform pieces.

Not that it really matters to me; I got the OS movie uniforms (maroon with black bellbottoms, baby!), and I've decked out every Feddie crew I have in those.

(Now, if I could get a endgame-level Movie Constitution-Class starship without having to spend a fortune or choke a hobo, that'd be nice too!)
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Re: City of Heroes is back
« Reply #32 on: June 06, 2022, 08:18:40 AM »
Yeah, if it isnt from the rep system, vanity skins that aren't in lockboxes can be counted on one hand.

The sheer amount of greed Cryptic shows in STO though is truly appalling. 30$ for ONE SHIP. One pack of FOUR ships, 50 keys and 300 lobi is priced at freaking FIVE-HUNDRED BUCKS! No. Im not joking. 500$.

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Re: City of Heroes is back
« Reply #33 on: June 06, 2022, 09:02:30 AM »
Yeah, if it isnt from the rep system, vanity skins that aren't in lockboxes can be counted on one hand.

The sheer amount of greed Cryptic shows in STO though is truly appalling. 30$ for ONE SHIP. One pack of FOUR ships, 50 keys and 300 lobi is priced at freaking FIVE-HUNDRED BUCKS! No. Im not joking. 500$.
It's like Star Citizen but there's an actual game there.

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Re: City of Heroes is back
« Reply #34 on: June 11, 2022, 07:06:45 AM »
Its weird. STO has alot of story to play through, and theres differencec for each faction even. Champions has alot of story too. Though new content is now few and far between.

Meanwhile Neverwinter they CUT content, then cut more. From a game already very anemic on actual story. First all the adventure story areas lost their ending group battle. Then they removed one of the nicer looking campaign areas. Then they replaced that with a draub looking new one. Then they removed seven whole adventure story areas and cut more content.