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  1. Kruro

    Patch Notes

    Overall many good changes here, but: This exactly confirms my worries about how MH2 is going to progress. I'm not looking forward seeing what is being removed/nerfed over the next couple patches then. Maybe everyone else enjoys these custom fights, but for me personally it's removing too many core mechanics which makes RO likeable to me (not the quoted points in particular, but the overall limitations of MH2 and what's to follow..). This would be much easier to ignore if this wasn't the one single platform that all future non-episode content will be released on. Edit: Would like to add to the point that has been made about the quests being "too hard" or "too tedious". IMHO, both of those points would be fine, however having a one-week time limit makes it very offputting if you cannot make time to grind multiple hours a day. I did not even attempt a weekly quest once, because I'm not sure if I'll make it in time and even though it would be likely for at least a couple of those quests, the added pressure of "having" to finish this soon, once I start, is a huge turn-off for me.
  2. What's different with MH1 is that we got very potent and spammable potions there to aid us when SB is off or pneuma/SWs are missing. Additionally that content did age a bit since we thankfully got many gear (and even skill/maxlvl) upgrades so player mistakes that were fatal back are much more tame now. On the other hand we got content like bio5: An unlucky dispell can still cause a wipe, since you can recast SB only this fast. The monsters there pretty much require land protect 24/7 so that you can't have SW/Pneuma for the most part (except for the dedicated backup-AB that tags along behind). Even when gearing up, players have to make careful decisions whether they go full damage or better pack some resists to minimize the downtimes where e.g. the priest first needs to realize that someone is afflicted with a status, and then also not be too hindered by ACD to actually remove it. My point is, everything bio5 throws at you is perfectly counterable - yet it's not possible to counter them all at once, leaving players vulnerable when not playing very carefully (and even then things can still go wrong). In the end this is all very subjective and I'm sure we all (players and GMs alike) want this content to be enjoyable, it's obvious that there has been quite some work behind this after all. I hope many of these restrictions will be revisited at a later time, but I guess for now we just have to see how everything plays out.
  3. I'm a bit worried about how many meta-skills or even effects like boss-resist or leech are removed/heavily limited in MH2: Once people find new strategies, will those just be disabled too? I'm kinda discouraged in even trying to find any strats, fearing they'll just be disabled once known. I was under the impression that almost every "strong" effect already has effective counters without having to straight up remove core-mechanics. Steelbody? Dispell. Boss-Resist? Add heavy hitting normal monsters in the mix. Castling? Have monsters cast large AoEs. High Def-Stacking? This isn't even that effective to begin with because of how diminishing returns work in def formula, also magic and misc skills exist. Pneuma? Safety Wall? Have a monster cast Land Protect or Ganbantein or simply have both, strong melee and ranged attacks and/or simply magic. Cicada Skin Shed? Well, there are enough skills that go through this one. High Movementspeed? Dispell (again), AGI Down, Quagmire. High resistance to a specific element? Bring one of the many other elements that can't be resisted at the same time. Just to give some examples.. (imho, Bio5 does a decent job of having to bring many different roles just to counter all the different hurdles thrown at you simultaneously). I appreciate you're trying and find new and engaging ways to design boss fights, but with this many restrictions it feels like a slap in the face for almost any class/build imaginable. I disliked that about Trickster King too, but at least that was just a seasonal thing with mostly cosmetic rewards so I'm able of simply not particpating.
  4. Were they made that way officially or is this for a balancing reason? Seems unneccessary (imho) to reduce the options of viable classes to use (which already happens enough in high-end content sadly).
  5. One work-around is to enable pvp-mode and set the default pvp-strategy to aggressive, this does work for my edit of the original azzy AI (the first link you posted). I'd love to know why the regular autoattack did broke as I remember it working just fine after it has been re-enabled through novaext until it stopped working again without any further edits done.
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    Level 185 - Coming Soon

    Cool Will the joblevel be increased to 65 in the same patch or is that part of something else?
  7. Acid Demonstration will be pretty much dead upon arrival of the bragi changes anyway, doubling the ACD will pretty much just ensures that really no one dares to use that skill lol. Changing SS from 0.5s to 0.8s shouldn't really kill the build, but may allow other builds to come a little closer (I personally don't much enjoy a meta where only one dps class is viable, like we had for a very long time now with Doram). But we'll have to see if those changes really come to regular ol' RO, that chart will definitely be handy when it does
  8. SS Ranger is definitely here to stay. Upcoming song changes will just further cement their position as top dps as they got access to naturally decent aspd (noone is going to use sunset over bragi after the change) while also having very accessible ACD reductions with Sniping Suit, and that's for a skill with only 0.5s ACD to begin with, which easily outshines traditional high dps skills like Picky Peck or Acid Demonstration which have 1s ACD each. However, for less demanding content (everything that's not bio5 or potentially the upcoming MH2), I'm sure most dps classes are fine, especially when the damage ceiling further rises/becomes accessible by more players when BSB arrive (unless they'll be customized too much).
  9. Very much appreciate to see the enriched/hd ores outside the cashshop at least to some extent now. One could make the argument that you were able to cash in your gold coins for them before already but that's a terrible deal (and surely not where most of them came from). However, this way you're bound to naturally get some ores eventually. The other rewards, and increases of the previous rewards are pretty cool too .
  10. The new instance Half-Moon in the Daytime drops char-bound White Potions and Concentration Potions. The only way to get rid of them is by consuming them one by one (and possibly the item-crusher, didn't try that yet). Since those consumables are relatively heavy, it'd great to just have them NPC-sellable (for 0 zeny ofc), in order to get rid of them much quicker.
  11. Yea, I realize where this idea comes from, but I personally really dislike it as it forces you to pretty much remake your main character(s) from scratch (if those rewards are char-bound at least). This is even true if you're new on the server as you would make your first character with the default rates anyway so that you become established much faster (aka gearing up) only to then redo the same thing slowly for the bonus. Generally, I don't think that players that more or less consciously selected a 25x private server are going to appreciate going 1x.
  12. There seems to be some confusion going on between difficulty of obtaining something and sheer randomness. Working 100 hours towards a goal, is usually considered hard work, having a random number generator arbitrarily deciding a number does not involve skill or effort and does not pose a beneficial game mechanic if we want to keep players committed to this game/server. Bio5 is a balance patch, it merely helps generally underperforming classes/skills to become somewhat viable (in the best cases). Yes, IC AD has very high potential, allowing genetic to potentially reach doram/se tier at a absurdly higher initial, as well as sustaining cost. We shouldn't discourage class diversity even further, it's already laughable/sad enough as it is right now.
  13. Kruro

    Patch Notes

    Thanks for the patch Added the new Mixed Cooking packet to the beta client Is there any list what that actually contains?
  14. Any reason why though? This is all I found: Even if I may not agree with it, having any form of reasoning would make it much easier to move on. Even something vague like saying that it could enable any form of bug abuse without stating any details would be absolutely fine for me if that's what it is. Especially since we already have a direct warp to it via wapra, I don't quite see the difference (except not having to navigate additional dialogues) and since we can @return out of any instance (which in turn grants us access to wapra again) I really don't see how it can be abused.
  15. A little quality of life option as the title suggests. I just recently found out that we can warp directly into the main office using the wapra (and thus avoid loading prontera with all the players), so I was wondering if we could give it a spot in @go as it is visited many times to restat, reskill, collect dailies or switch homunculi since it is such a central hub. Thanks for reading
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