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EchoSaviour
April 8th, 2010, 12:20 PM
Ok 3.3 is out for a week and the reception was the usual mixed bag as expected from the community. Just another day in ACE Online lol.

Anyways things should slow down a lot patch wise as the devs are working on expanding the Infinity Field. Right now it's still pretty barebones. Also we're busy trying to compile data on the overall condition of things after the massive nation reset. 3.3 issues/complaints and nation reset complaints/transfer/QQ's have pretty much thrown the support system upsidedown so please be patient if they don't get to you immediately. Since this is about support, I'll make this announcement here. Right now, all forms of transfers are on hold. We need to assess the whole situation and need to determine if reopening them is necessary or not. This can take awhile since it's not just the GM Team involved. Hopefully things should settle once the overall backlog of issues ease up. Unfortunately since I know I myself have quite a few big issues coming in the horizon it may be awhile before you see us dealing with things faster.

I know there were some issues of late and we do apologize for them. Things have been a bit crazy over on our end trying to figure out what course of action to do with all these issues that popped up. People also need to remember that changes can't be done instantly and need some time to be evaluated so it'll pretty much be a week after any patch to see any actions to fix or compensate for things. Also please remember that we are not in control of most of the changes that go into the game. And in the case of 3.3, we did not get the full patch information so there was plenty of content that was ninja'd on us. All we can do is suggest changes but in the end it's all up to the developers. So yeah, complaints are fine, just state them and done.

Oh yeah, as of late people have been asking to transfer across nations. Here's the following details people need to know. There is no direct transfer. Only returned back to neutral. In other words if the nations are still unbalanced, the autbalancer will still prevent you from joining. So basically this should really put a dent on the stacker issue.

Anyways any longer will make peopel go tl;dr so I'll stop it here. Just throw up any questions if you have them.

Pinoyisthenewblack
April 8th, 2010, 12:26 PM
Keep up the good work :)

OmgNaro
April 8th, 2010, 12:29 PM
Keep up the good work :)

This, BTW echo you spelled people wrong

EchoSaviour
April 8th, 2010, 12:38 PM
This, BTW echo you spelled people wrong

it's just a typo lol.

Fr1skyDingo
April 8th, 2010, 03:07 PM
You see the camp in SV? The way all the ANI are dead thinking "if I respawn I might miss wps..."?

That is balance.

Defense SP's should never be won if a server is balanced.

SexyIg
April 8th, 2010, 03:42 PM
You see the camp in SV? The way all the ANI are dead thinking "if I respawn I might miss wps..."?

That is balance.

Defense SP's should never be won if a server is balanced.

ANIs won with a ninja form, btw this is what happens to BCU during the night.
Its like more ppl are on, in one nation at different time:ehh:

Amarin
April 8th, 2010, 03:42 PM
i could complain about IF , its realy bad made.

AI of mobs is totaly stupid , it aggro everything like dice at casino
nether damage or any other factor change it or can able to keep aggro on one unit
actualy some def units could "try" to tank him , his lock range and fire range is higher than the size of the map.

if u get killed u have to pay taxes for me it is round 24k its not the prob if u die on normal map ,like devs use it on arena server so why we dont have same death penalty , we lose already 5 min this is enough as penalty additional payment in SPI is not nessesary

first map what we get is 20~110

show me people who will ever able to enter this map on lvl 20 or what they going to do there if they dont even hit boss , my level is not one of the low and my weapon has good prob too but at least on 2 and 3 dragon i see a lot of misses , if there is realy 5 of them then last one is realy terrible every next dragon seems to get 20~30% more defense at least 3 one reduce my damage by 4 times

now even with new hax newbee weapon ppl would never able to hit them and even if they hit damage would be very low

restriction need to be changed to what lvl 1st dragon = min restriction
max has no need to change since this is 1 time use thing =\

i dont get the point of making IF kits , IF SP kits , why we are not able to change them for normal kits , for exaple MG need a lot of SP kits at wars , debuff which burn ur SP at IF is terrible too and the price of buffs is little bit to high
so at least who ever kill at least first dragon should be able to buy lvl 1 buffs at least 50% of them but even with one full run u still not able to buy at least 1

and regen need to be removed or reduced its horrible , normal lvl 50 mobs regen like 300 HP per sec
bosses regen like 10k HP per sec and it even change while taking 1 hit or taking continuous damage , while at CON FIRE its increase

thel0newolf
April 8th, 2010, 04:58 PM
i'm playing ANI, and I have 5 Ancient Arrows <High Accuracy> on my invent, just dont know where they came from :X

FortunePaw
April 8th, 2010, 05:46 PM
i'm playing ANI, and I have 5 Ancient Arrows <High Accuracy> on my invent, just dont know where they came from :X

New form of beans :V

Fr1skyDingo
April 8th, 2010, 06:19 PM
You have to be sly with the dissing, and don't try to say fudging, just say ****ing cuz that doesn't bypass the chat filter. Also sometimes you have to say ~*~ nice ~*~ things.

EchoSaviour
April 8th, 2010, 06:24 PM
Getting around the filter = bad
Exploiting the filter and just rampant swearing = bad

Philosoraptor
April 8th, 2010, 06:47 PM
EchoSaviour;113815']Getting around the filter = bad
Exploiting the filter and just rampant swearing = bad

I'm glad Suba doesn't find loli's offensive.

:awsum:














:ehh:

Imonahorse
April 8th, 2010, 07:17 PM
I'm going to echo what amarin said, although in slightly better english.

The problem with IF right now is that it's a purely stat-based challenge, as opposed to a skill-based one. I'm not exaggerating when I say there's a skill ceiling that you hit at around the point you learn to associate an on-screen shape with an enemy and develop enough motor control to put your reticule over it and press the mouse button. Once you get past that point, all you can do is get better stats.

I'm not saying future IFs should be easier, but they really need to take the focus away from levels and bring it back to skill.

For instance, some kind of gauntlet-style challenge would be fair, even if it's just a glorified version of "flying through hoops", because a level 92 gear won't find it much easier than a level 30 - slightly, but not much. Or maybe there could be mobs with a massive disparity between offensive and defensive power, such that they would pose a threat to a hero, but could be killed by a vet if he knows what he's doing. Again, it wouldn't have to be easy, but it would at least be equally difficult for everyone.

CouldnotBeL1on
April 8th, 2010, 07:25 PM
How is grinding suppose to be easier? How is 100 the new 86? =|

PallyVII
April 8th, 2010, 08:25 PM
Keep up the good work :)

Seconded. :)

chai
April 8th, 2010, 09:22 PM
dam oops i swear again

ViralMarketing
April 9th, 2010, 02:11 AM
Yeah, you maybe know this already, but that massive nation reset all but backfired. Most of--if not all--of Prelude BCU's remaining high-level gears who were worth half a damn stacked to ANI. The Prelude BCU war stats almost show solid "ANI" as the victor in almost every given war event, with BCU very rarely popping up on the SP listing. This is unchanged from before the reset occured. In my opinion, your anti-stacking measures aren't strict enough, and some forceful "transfers" of high-level gears back to BCU would not only vindicate some of the people hurt by this unforeseen turn of events, but also bring some balance back into the server as well.

Oh, and Nishia rigged herself into the General Commander position and hopes of the general population aren't high for her tenure as General Commander. She has already had several shortcomings on multiple fronts (including hints about outright abusing her position for her own personal gain), and all the slack has since been taken up by one KenjiHimura, leader of the Aces brigade which, might I add, has been having a streak of bad luck following the ninja'd outpost capturing system (the one that nets the capture to the last hit rather than the most DPS).

My 2 cents concerning the state of the game.

TheRealGB
April 9th, 2010, 03:20 AM
Yeah, you maybe know this already, but that massive nation reset all but backfired. Most of--if not all--of Prelude BCU's remaining high-level gears who were worth half a damn stacked to ANI. The Prelude BCU war stats almost show solid "ANI" as the victor in almost every given war event, with BCU very rarely popping up on the SP listing. This is unchanged from before the reset occured. In my opinion, your anti-stacking measures aren't strict enough, and some forceful "transfers" of high-level gears back to BCU would not only vindicate some of the people hurt by this unforeseen turn of events, but also bring some balance back into the server as well.

Oh, and Nishia rigged herself into the General Commander position and hopes of the general population aren't high for her tenure as General Commander. She has already had several shortcomings on multiple fronts (including hints about outright abusing her position for her own personal gain), and all the slack has since been taken up by one KenjiHimura, leader of the Aces brigade which, might I add, has been having a streak of bad luck following the ninja'd outpost capturing system (the one that nets the capture to the last hit rather than the most DPS).

My 2 cents concerning the state of the game.

As this is prelude related, I took it to the prelude forums. Feel free to drop by.

http://forum.subagames.com/showthread.php?p=114035#post114035

PRIMOOOOO
April 9th, 2010, 03:43 AM
EchoSaviour;113665']... In other words if the nations are still unbalanced, the autbalancer will still prevent you from joining. So basically this should really put a dent on the stacker issue.

There is a way to "BYPASS" the autobalance system, is not that hard to find out (a lot of players found it since the reset), it should be fixed asap, if you don't know what i am talking about i can tell you via PM

DustyThingy
April 9th, 2010, 06:20 AM
There is a way to "BYPASS" the autobalance system, is not that hard to find out (a lot of players found it since the reset), it should be fixed asap, if you don't know what i am talking about i can tell you via PM

Agreed, How do you think most of BCU got into BCU when the server came back up?

What i did was logged on my alt and join. Then the Account is automatically locked to that nation so you join on you're main. Simple as that.

Fr1skyDingo
April 9th, 2010, 08:03 AM
I could've sworn every account would be tagged by its highest level character. That's why I selected with my main, didn't think there was any way around it.

FortunePaw
April 9th, 2010, 08:28 AM
I could've sworn every account would be tagged by its highest level character. That's why I selected with my main, didn't think there was any way around it.

When I couldn't join the nation I wanted on my main, the first thought I had was picking the nation on my low lv alt that' are on the same account as my main.

Last1Standing
April 9th, 2010, 10:33 AM
So when do Mgears get frenzy?:rolleyes:

ArtoriusDivinus
April 9th, 2010, 10:34 AM
So when do Mgears get frenzy?:rolleyes:

When do IGs get GBM? :awsum:

Imonahorse
April 9th, 2010, 10:49 AM
When do AGs get purify?

ArtoriusDivinus
April 9th, 2010, 10:55 AM
When do AGs get purify?

When do BGs get hyper shot?

EchoSaviour
April 9th, 2010, 11:18 AM
When you're a GM, then yeah you can get those skills in those combination's :awsum:

BG wtih Frenzy/Zerk
MG with Barrier
IG with Multi-target/Chaff
AG with CS and Elevation

GM skill tweaking is fun stuff.

StukaBomber
April 15th, 2010, 11:17 AM
Things needed in this game:

1. Remove S-Kits ingame (TOTALLY)!!
2. Make evasion max up to 90% (like what they did with Def).

Splenda
April 16th, 2010, 11:41 AM
Things needed in this game:

1. Remove S-Kits ingame (TOTALLY)!!
2. Make evasion max up to 90% (like what they did with Def).

Attack build solves both these problems.

PlazmaZ10
April 16th, 2010, 06:59 PM
Things needed in this game:

1. Remove S-Kits ingame (TOTALLY)!!
2. Make evasion max up to 90% (like what they did with Def).

http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/4286/62280719.jpg


this is why u QQ?

StukaBomber
April 16th, 2010, 09:27 PM
http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/4286/62280719.jpg


this is why u QQ?

YOu got an UBER prob weapon there...that's why..

Warplace
April 17th, 2010, 02:20 AM
I say just barrel roll when a dragon shoots at you, don't time it, just barrel roll when you hear the dragon shoots at you and there you won't get hit i promise, i only get killed by the third dragon, but don't try to kill the third, just farm the mobs for orbs and buy the second type of buffs till you have like 30 of each and once you do then take care of the third and fourth dragon and if able to, then kill Ultima Kreacia and become a legend by winning 600k subapoints divided by the number of players. Also stop QQing about def nerf ok. If you don't like m-gs with less defense then just get other gear or wait and be quiet till something happens with the next patches. But yeah don't QQ about the dragons either, winning 100k subapoints shouldn't be easy. But it is just farm bosses for a B-X and then buy creds from other player.

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I say just barrel roll when a dragon shoots at you, don't time it, just barrel roll when you hear the dragon shoots at you and there you won't get hit i promise, i only get killed by the third dragon, but don't try to kill the third, just farm the mobs for orbs and buy the second type of buffs till you have like 30 of each and once you do then take care of the third and fourth dragon and if able to, then kill Ultima Kreacia and become a legend by winning 600k subapoints divided by the number of players. Also stop QQing about def nerf ok. If you don't like m-gs with less defense then just get other gear or wait and be quiet till something happens with the next patches. But yeah don't QQ about the dragons either, winning 100k subapoints shouldn't be easy. But it is just farm bosses for a B-X and then buy creds from other player.

I forgot, if you kill Ultima Kreacia you might get one of those shiny new weapons that echo showed