Author Topic: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)  (Read 12628 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

muddeer

  • Fodder
  • *
  • Posts: 62
Re: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2013, 09:47:56 AM »
I don't know about this.  I always liked the fact that Arctic had most of its mechanics/stats hidden from players.  You can sometimes figure it out (often with lots of work) or at least get a good guess; other times you can brown-nose other players who have put in the effort.  It added a layer of complexity and mystery that a text-based game needs IMHO.  Is this set better than that set?   Should I be using this spell or that one in this fight?  You were forced to make decisions based on your knowlege, not on the same spread sheet that everyone else has and thus making the exactly same choice as everyone else.  Less uncertainty/diversity --> game gets old faster.  The trend in Arctic seems to be being more transparent though....
« Last Edit: March 08, 2013, 10:22:08 AM by muddeer »

Shannow

  • Newbie
  • Posts: 18
Re: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)
« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2013, 10:27:29 AM »
Probably because a lot of people have the info anyway so why keep it from everyone else at this stage.

I think this gives extra incentive to go out and find these sets now. Hope to see more added to the list

muddeer

  • Fodder
  • *
  • Posts: 62
Re: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)
« Reply #17 on: March 08, 2013, 10:44:01 AM »
Probably because a lot of people have the info anyway so why keep it from everyone else at this stage.

Because stats are often changed, especially during a wipe.  Ppl had to figure them out again which, along with new zones and mechanics changes, helped a wipe stay interesting longer.
« Last Edit: March 08, 2013, 11:03:50 AM by muddeer »

Jarrad

  • Fodder
  • *
  • Posts: 79
  • Favorite Zone: Isle of Shadows
Re: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)
« Reply #18 on: March 08, 2013, 10:46:47 AM »
If I understand correctly these are now the ONLY item sets in the game? Looks like ivory set has lost the need for erudite's sword, but lost 2 int /wis as well. Woodsman's doesn't need the ring any more also.

You said you would need the playerbase's help, please clarify what help you need?


Ezio

  • Fodder
  • *
  • Posts: 80
Re: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)
« Reply #19 on: March 08, 2013, 11:35:25 AM »
Ivory set lost need for sword last wipe. Shaman can't offie or use swords

btown

  • Elder
  • ****
  • Posts: 568
  • Favorite Zone: Palanthas Cornfields
Re: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)
« Reply #20 on: March 08, 2013, 11:52:37 AM »
ivory set use to be +20hpts also, so i guess it was hugely debuffed!

muddeer

  • Fodder
  • *
  • Posts: 62
Re: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)
« Reply #21 on: April 20, 2013, 07:16:51 PM »
Are there any thief-specific sets in yet?  We need some love too!

Wukong

  • God
  • Newbie
  • ***
  • Posts: 1
Re: March 7th, 2013 -- Item Sets and You (a work in progress)
« Reply #22 on: April 29, 2013, 12:33:34 PM »
Are there any thief-specific sets in yet?  We need some love too!
There is a thief specific set listed, as well as a couple non-class-specific sets that are usable by thief.