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Old 04-06-2018, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default lg beasts.

from speaking to people on s2 it has become patenetly obvious that no one is going to try to kill the lg beast this weekend. most state that it isnt worth the trouble because the people that cause the most damage dont get anything at the end of it. anyone have any decent suggestions to make actually trying to kill the lg beast and not just sitting on the timer worthwhile...

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Old 04-06-2018, 09:22 AM   #2
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There is no incentive to trying to fight the beast, the people putting time and effort into it aren't rewarded in any way. As well as the fact that there is a timer at all is 90% the reason people can choose the easier way and just wait for it to die. Suggestion is to remove the timer completely, and give a TC to the team that does the most damage to the beast. But that would require tracking teams Damage to the beast which i don't think is in the game.
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Old 04-06-2018, 09:22 AM   #3
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for the last beast glitchess said that the beast will be weakened over time and yet it was strong as ever even in last minutes, so there's the solution:if beast gets constantly weakened people will try to kill :[

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There is no incentive to trying to fight the beast, the people putting time and effort into it aren't rewarded in any way. As well as the fact that there is a timer at all is 90% the reason people can choose the easier way and just wait for it to die. Suggestion is to remove the timer completely, and give a TC to the team that does the most damage to the beast. But that would require tracking teams Damage to the beast which i don't think is in the game.
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Old 04-06-2018, 10:46 AM   #4
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Weakening over time is a better solution than it suddenly dropping to 1 hp on a timer. Maybe inflicting beast with an uncurable DOT after a given time that subtracts let's say 5% hp a minute. Beast suddenly dropping to 1 hp given the timer makes it seem like a lottery rather than a competition to kill beast.
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Old 04-06-2018, 01:42 PM   #5
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i just don't see a point in killing beast if its like the last one :[ wasted over 2 hours. got 0 beast bonus. and it still didn't die with an over 50+ que at one point iirc. it still hit timer and no bb or anything :[ if beast is just announced. found. then we sit there waiting for 2 hours that's not fun at all and there is little point. i'd rather it be something difficult to kill yes..but not a competition on who has the best timing on when timer will go ding.
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Old 04-06-2018, 01:56 PM   #6
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Possible solutions:

1) Have the timer randomised (e.g. anywhere from 15-30 mins for epic, 30-60 for LG)
2) Have the HP/def drop randomised (e.g. drops to anywhere from 10k to 300k)
3) Combination of both
4) Trade loot directly to me
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Old 04-06-2018, 01:59 PM   #7
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My concern is the beast will not be announced but just show up and I miss it altogether.
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Old 04-06-2018, 02:45 PM   #8
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yeah well it as a lot to do with our low population on s2 too...
whats the point to even go after beast when its early morning and there's like 4 players online but that one of those 4 players got access to like 10 toons to sit the beast timer -.-
So yeah, removing beast timer system or at least reworking it would be nice maybe.
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Old 04-06-2018, 07:09 PM   #9
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My concern is the beast will not be announced but just show up and I miss it altogether.
Glitch is pretty good at announcing LGs. He always alerts within a several day notice but not specify exactly when. Such as telling us on a Thursday that a beast will happen at some point this weekend
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Old 04-06-2018, 07:23 PM   #10
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Glitch is pretty good at announcing LGs. He always alerts within a several day notice but not specify exactly when. Such as telling us on a Thursday that a beast will happen at some point this weekend
This is exactly the case currently. We know it will be this weekend, just not a definitive date/time. If you want, there are also several options available in order to get notifications even if you aren't logged in.
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Old 04-07-2018, 09:12 AM   #11
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Good feedback. We'll be changing the LG again today so that this is no longer a problem.
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