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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:30 am    Post subject: Gripes Reply with quote

While I am enjoying the game immensely, there are some things that are wrong that just shouldn't be wrong given the games that have been out for 10 years and other less aged games that don't suffer these problems:

1.) Universal preferences - I should not have to take 5 minutes each time I make a new character to change my keybindings or making my UI show all the bars. Either save it or allow an export/import option.

2.) UI customization - None. I am SO used to moving my windows around. And with this game, if I get into a Voidstar warzone, the PvP minimap covers the top 2 buttons of my right hand bar which contain my buffs... so if I die, I can't rebuff. And sure I could either move those abilities to other spots on the bar or keybind them, but why can't I either hide the mini or move it?

3.) Warzones - Mixing all levels makes for faster queues, but severe imbalances, even with equalized damages, due to the abilities and talents available to the much higher level characters.

4.) Macros - Absolutely none yet. And this will change as well, but I hope they don't implement it in such a way that it pretty much trivializes the game. In Rift, I could make a macro that would allow for all my abilities to be used with just 2-3 buttons... not a great idea to me (but then Rift had a massive amounts of abiilties). And those of us with prior SWG experience remember the near autonomy of it's macro system.

5.) Special Currency Vendors - No help for the stupid (friend of mine got hit by it) to prevent an accidental invalid purchase. Either an "Are you sure?" or a limited time buyback at full price. (Friend accidentally bought a weapon he couldn't use when trying to view on character)

6.) Instance BoP items - Having no option to trade with others in your party within a limited time, sucks.
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DEATHFORCE: There are certainly crazy things you can do with this game, you can generate a world that is 3 times the size of earth before it starts having errors, although I dont know how long it would take to generate a world that large anyways lol

TRASSIN: I'm guessing about 21 days? Assuming you take a break every 7th day or so.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:21 am    Post subject: Re: Gripes Reply with quote

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5.) Special Currency Vendors - No help for the stupid (friend of mine got hit by it) to prevent an accidental invalid purchase. Either an "Are you sure?" or a limited time buyback at full price. (Friend accidentally bought a weapon he couldn't use when trying to view on character)


This is the most annoying thing to me. I'm stupid. I need help.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:29 am    Post subject: Re: Gripes Reply with quote

Buddy Lee wrote:
Mojobacca wrote:

5.) Special Currency Vendors - No help for the stupid (friend of mine got hit by it) to prevent an accidental invalid purchase. Either an "Are you sure?" or a limited time buyback at full price. (Friend accidentally bought a weapon he couldn't use when trying to view on character)


This is the most annoying thing to me. I'm stupid. I need help.


You should be playing DCUO, then. Razz
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:49 am    Post subject: Re: Gripes Reply with quote

Mongolio wrote:
Buddy Lee wrote:
Mojobacca wrote:

5.) Special Currency Vendors - No help for the stupid (friend of mine got hit by it) to prevent an accidental invalid purchase. Either an "Are you sure?" or a limited time buyback at full price. (Friend accidentally bought a weapon he couldn't use when trying to view on character)


This is the most annoying thing to me. I'm stupid. I need help.


You should be playing DCUO, then. Razz


I'm stupid not tarded...
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The mouse acceleration is horrible... I wish there was a way to remove the acceleration and make it linear.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why can't you skip cutscenes??? Once I've seen the same cutscene twice, I don't want to watch it again. If you hit Escape, it puts you back to BEFORE the cutscene. WHO THE FUCK WANTS THAT???

I did discover that spacebar will skip dialog if you want. I use this as my speakers (and thus my headphone jack) aren't working right now.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try the Skip Videos option?
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 10:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's enabled... That's just for the startup one I think. When taking a shuttle to space, it does a 7 or 8 second cutscene. If you hit Esc, it takes you back to the ground. Frustrating.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, I guess I didn't read your post correctly/entirely the first time. I think most of your complaints are valid, but given the success of the launch of the game they don't pack a lot of punch.

You can also hit space bar for the space shuttle CS.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spacebar skips cutscenes and convos.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I figured out the convos. I didn't realize it worked for the others.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 4:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is more of an anti-gripe. I love how everyone can heal themselves out of combat. This is going to make downtime crazy small in groups and the healer won't have to expend resources to top people off between fights. I guess that means that they are going to have to find something else to sink money if you don't have to buy food/water.

Edit: Oh, and everyone seems to be able to rez out of combat! AE looting FTW, too. Hard to get used to not having auto-attack.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, the not having auto-attack is awkward, but for those who don't know, you can right-click on a target to do the basic attacks.
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TRASSIN: I'm guessing about 21 days? Assuming you take a break every 7th day or so.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Attacks, plural? Or the the attack that doesn't use a resource?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Right-clicking just uses whatever you have in your #1 slot.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This new GCD quickbar crap is AWFUL. Please change it back. Sad
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:30 am    Post subject: Re: Reply with quote

Akuma wrote:
This new GCD quickbar crap is AWFUL. Please change it back. Sad


What are you talking about? Color me stupid.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 12:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't mind it nearly as much now actually, it's grown on me.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Akuma wrote:
I don't mind it nearly as much now actually, it's grown on me.

I still don't know what the change was.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Akuma wrote:
This new GCD quickbar crap is AWFUL. Please change it back. Sad


Yeah, I'm lost too. What did they do?
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