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SirWeeble

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Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« on: 08 February 2014, 11:13:41 »
I was thinking about getting into Alpha Strike since the paperwork is slow and annoying in battletech, but despite receiving positive reactions, there seems to be alot of broken features of this game. Predominantly PV. Most other things can be overlooked, but the PV is unacceptable.

There are literally units with the same abilites/dmg/move that have different PVs or cases where a weaker unit is drastically more expensive.

Has catalyst made any mentions of plans to officially revise the PV into something more representative of the cards actual stats?

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #1 on: 08 February 2014, 14:38:31 »
Catalyst is definitely aware of the issue.
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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #2 on: 10 February 2014, 07:55:25 »
So, I'm guessing the company hasn't made any mention either way?

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #3 on: 10 February 2014, 09:39:13 »
So, I'm guessing the company hasn't made any mention either way?
I am guessing that since "PV re-evaluation" had been the top suggestion for the AS companion, CGL will address it. The real question will beif it's sooner rather than later.
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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #4 on: 10 February 2014, 16:25:24 »
So, I'm guessing the company hasn't made any mention either way?

No, there's been no formal comment on it.
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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #5 on: 11 February 2014, 19:16:09 »
Yes, we'll be releasing a new PV system for public beta test very soon. The system is ready, I just need time to run through it one last time and make it presentable.
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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #6 on: 11 February 2014, 19:23:48 »
Yes, we'll be releasing a new PV system for public beta test very soon. The system is ready, I just need time to run through it one last time and make it presentable.

Squee!

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #7 on: 11 February 2014, 19:33:23 »
WOOT! :D O0 ;D
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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #8 on: 11 February 2014, 19:39:39 »
Yes, we'll be releasing a new PV system for public beta test very soon. The system is ready, I just need time to run through it one last time and make it presentable.

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #9 on: 11 February 2014, 20:27:41 »
Ha!  I don't have to sit on that anymore! 

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #10 on: 11 February 2014, 21:56:30 »
Yes, we'll be releasing a new PV system for public beta test very soon. The system is ready, I just need time to run through it one last time and make it presentable.

Cool!  O0

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #11 on: 11 February 2014, 22:29:19 »
Great news! Looking forward to seeing what you came up with

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #12 on: 12 February 2014, 12:00:37 »
Yes!! My interest had waned a bit after trying to slog through balancing games so hearing this certainly put a smile on my face.

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #13 on: 12 February 2014, 15:08:41 »
Does the happy dance...the very happy dance...

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #14 on: 14 February 2014, 00:26:06 »
As long as you're willing to listen to us.  ;D  I'll be glad to ditch my efforts in favor of yours, but we players gonna be cutthroat about its beta if it's to be a serious, balanced system. My personal attitude is these two panels from a Knights of the Dinner Table comic:




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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #15 on: 14 February 2014, 02:46:32 »
Yes, we'll be releasing a new PV system for public beta test very soon. The system is ready, I just need time to run through it one last time and make it presentable.

Hoo-ray! (*back-flips away from computer and launches into a rousing musical number*) :D

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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #16 on: 14 February 2014, 19:07:11 »
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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #17 on: 14 February 2014, 21:25:23 »
Awesome!!!! This should go a looong way towards fixing the game's balance  :)  8)
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Re: Any plans for PV re-evaluation?
« Reply #18 on: 15 February 2014, 06:45:25 »
I was okay with the current system but itll be interesting to see how this plays out.
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