[LCN] Raid Boss Walkthrough and Feedback Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by mi7ch, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. Farqu

    Farqu New Member

    The levels of raids definitely need a do over.. Level one is hard to fill now and level two is hard to find a spot. Any possibility of moving the goal posts on them please and thank you.
     
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  2. Rick B

    Rick B Member

    I wouldn't mind going back to tier 1 ;)
     
  3. FancyPants

    FancyPants Active Member

    I "graduated" to tier 2 in the middle of the last raid. It's very hard even with belonging to raid groups to find good raids to join. I wouldn't mind a rejiggering of tier levels.
     
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  4. Geoff Heretic Wild

    Geoff Heretic Wild Active Member

    I would like to see an elimination of the random award payouts.

    Instead, the top 3 actions done in each tier get a Superior reward along with the owner of the raid.

    The rest get a common - that way no chance a leech ever gets a superior again.
     
  5. Kirsten

    Kirsten Well-Known Member

    Nah no thanks, the owner and the one with the most actions, in each tier, gets the guaranteed , the others are random, not everyone wants levels and not everyone wants items, some want both......
     
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  6. FancyPants

    FancyPants Active Member

    Anyone who is able to join a raid, should be eligible to be hitlisted. Right now, people can join, sit at the bottom, take up a spot, do nothing, and they are either too new and/or out of range to be placed on the hitlist.

    *And yes, I know, that's the danger in joining raids that aren't invite only. Raid groups, trusted mobbies etc etc. I still want to be able to list campers.
     
  7. Rick B

    Rick B Member

    Just tossing this out there, but perhaps the owner gets a toss button that goes active after 24 hrs of camping and not making min actions?
     
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  8. Kirsten

    Kirsten Well-Known Member

    Totally cause there are also still vampires that will keep hitting after they get the min actions in but stop healing, they are good for being listed :)
     
  9. Reesy901

    Reesy901 New Member

    Hey Mitch et al.,

    Long time lurker here checking in. I'm with Kirsten at least on the whole randomized drops. If you want a good mix of items and xp then aiming for great is a good standard for most raids. It also encourages more people to do more damage rather than everyone hitting min. and just a few charging off for superior drops.

    As for levels for tiers, for the most part I think the Kong ones are about right. T2 and T3 (7k+ levels) are getting pretty crowded, but I think the whole shifting levels up a bit can only work for so long on a growing player base model. Of course if you're factoring for a steady/declining player base then that's something different.

    If you're working on a growing player base then possibly increasing the number of tiers and having a super high T4 could work. If we're working on the other side of that then yeah Kong could do with a shift up for either next season or the one after. Something like;
    T1: 1-4999
    T2: 5000-7999
    T3: 8000+
    Of course that makes competing for top rewards in T1 harder for new comers hence I wouldn't necessarily suggest the shift for an increasing player base.

    As for the raid rewards, I do like me bonus free stuff and it's easy to get complacent/picky like "I want more" all the time. It's nice to be getting overall completion bonuses and that loot cases are a fair way to reward players.

    I do have one gripe about last season though. I talked with a number of people across tiers about the rewards they received and it seemed that pretty much everyone (in the bottom 2 brackets) got 2 sets of 6 loot cases on completion. Now if I was in the bottom bracket I sure wouldn't be complaining but it does feel a bit off that there was no difference in reward between 4th and 96th in T2. I'm not upset about the number of cases or that other people got more, but just for next season it might be worth re-evaluating the reward system. So I'd keep the 1,2,3 placed players with their rewards but for the bottom 2 brackets I'd suggest possibly giving that 2nd bracket 2 upgraded chests in addition to the loot cases you're already giving out.

    This would hopefully promote a bit more competition for those runner up spots even if not a huge amount. I would like to reiterate it's not a massive complaint I'd say raids have been getting better and better season on season for a while now so don't feel like I'm being super critical!

    Keep up the good work Mitch and co.

    Jamie
     
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  10. mi7ch

    mi7ch Administrator

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