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CP Combat Discussion

Discussion in 'Design Discussions' started by Andrew, Nov 6, 2018.

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Thoughts on combat? (See thread for details)

Poll closed Nov 13, 2018.
  1. Option 1: Revert and poll some changes to keep

    70.2%
  2. Option 2: Tweak current combat

    21.5%
  3. Option 3: No touchy combat right now

    8.3%
  1. Darktide

    Darktide Air Elemental

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    So when are the reverts coming?
     
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  2. NonFactor

    NonFactor Forest Golem
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    Never.
     
  3. Grimtide

    Grimtide Evil Eye
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  4. AbyssWalker

    AbyssWalker Air Elemental
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    please bring back old combat and dont change a perfect thing never again.
    change something else,create a new dungeons maybe.thank you
     
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  5. Fengor

    Fengor Obsidian Golem

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    So uh, this ever happening?
     
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  6. zander

    zander Chosen of Khamset
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    Revert to alpha combat!

    Everything after alpha's combat was inferior to it.
     
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  7. Bartlebe

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    They're hoping you'll forget.
     
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  8. Methodico

    Methodico Stormgraive

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    Please close this post or we will never see a contet or a real patch. Boring time come after play too much an old same game.
     
  9. laciga

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    Please stop any talks about reverts, the opinions and votes i see in this poll totally does not correspond to the opinion of people that i see in game. The only option that should ever be available is keep tweaking. I highly suspect that the poll in this thread is 99% ALTS.
     
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  10. kinglear

    kinglear Black Knight

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    bump
     
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  11. Scrapnotcrap

    Scrapnotcrap Eodrin
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    Exactly, it's not longer a vote or popularity contest. Combat simply has to be reverted.

    Haven't you seen Andrew's post? Clearly, voting to balance combat is not a good idea.
     
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  12. noname

    noname Goblin Warrior
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    i am still waiting for the revert. Probably not alone
     
  13. Auron

    Auron Celestial
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    Its time to give some news about revert combat......please
     
  14. Isaac Clarke

    Isaac Clarke Chosen of Khamset
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  15. xzxDJxzx

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    The back damage is very low now compared to before and fights can last for a hell of a long time in melee, going on for ages.

    It would be good if it was reverted it in full or at least 50% of the 50% reverted back to more back damage.
     
  16. Methodico

    Methodico Stormgraive

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    No, we want longer fights...
     
  17. Raap

    Raap Gravelord

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    If this list of changes got implemented in ND, people would actually like them (when ND had players left to care). Goes to show how wildy different play styles can be, even in this niche community.

    Personally I see nothing bad in this list. DF1 combat was always shallow and repetitive and anything that shifts the meta towards more diversity should be a good thing.
     
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  18. Johhny Mad Dog

    Johhny Mad Dog Celestial

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    The back damage is fine. Reverting it would only be (another) advantage vets have over new players.
     
  19. Raap

    Raap Gravelord

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    I'm not sure. I believe the back-damage reduction has given players a greater sense of security and raised their 'courage' to bring out gear that is actually causing the main gap between new and veteran players today.

    In prior DF games you could get bursted down even in the best gear bag (With the exception of Q5 dragon indestructible 1h/shield tanks), it made people less likely to over-gear for the situation they are headed for. Right now I mostly get killed by people using at least 2 ranks of gear above me and most likely much better enchants as well. If back-damage was as it was before, at least two of these people would have died by me because I'd have done 50% more back-damage during those back-hits in dances.
     
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  20. Johhny Mad Dog

    Johhny Mad Dog Celestial

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    I get it but your not a new player. A new player will make way more little mistakes like showing their back so they will just be punished harder for it.