POE - The bang-up appointment challenges accept gone too far
Sep-12-2018 Categories: news
Before I accepting my anytime articulate post, let me beginning this by adage few things. I accept no botheration at all with in actuality difficult and arduous bang-up fights. It's adequate that the best players and best builds accept something to analysis themselves against. Secondly, I accept no botheration with acutely arduous challenges!
I anticipate it's adequate to accumulate the best players affianced throughout the league. I do accept a botheration if the abandoned anyone crazily adequate or crazily motivated will do them challenges extend above 4. I'm not a accuse about claiming guy, alliance afterwards alliance I put my arch down and got them done. I just anticipate the arrangement of a motivated amateur accepting able to adeptness 36, and a really, in actuality motivated amateur accepting able to adeptness 40 was a adequate one and formed for a absolute continued time.
You didn't ask for my resume, but I will accord it for context. I accept logged a brainless bulk of hours on POE, and anytime back the Anamnesis Seraph alliance I accept been accepting every claiming MTX. 20/20 in Flashback, 29/32 in Talisman (Zana 8 was a grind), 40/40 in Perandus (the allure claiming was rough, I was amphitheatre on a old actual shitty PC and still authoritative top ten in lab several canicule in a row), and afresh I hit at atomic 36 in Perandus, Prophecy, Essence, Breach, Legacy, Harbinger, Abyss and Bestiary (completing my Bestiary was a affliction in the ass). Heck, I abhorrence PVP and I even accept a rhoa banquet and Leo 7.
I am accommodating to plan harder to achieve challenges. I don't consistently play a meta build, I'm about a tankier apathetic physique (previously out of need, back my PC was crap), but I'm accommodating to bullwork my way to some challenges, and about do them on my own. Starting in Harbinger, anyone at GGG got the abstraction to alpha authoritative these appointment challenges crave an aspect of skill. What they did in Harbinger was accomplished admitting back it took up one claiming and you could abstain it if you wanted. It wasn't that harder though, and there was just one of them. In Abyss is was the above thing, except harder.
Now it included assault Guardians beneath assertive circumstances, but hey you can just buy those right? No big deal. In Bestiary it was "and afresh we angled it". You now had encounters with Ancient and Guardians you had to accomplish, added there was addition easier encounters bang-up challenge. Still manageable, though.
Then Incursion happened. You now had the above bang-up encounters claiming acute you to exhausted guardians and ancient beneath specific circumstances, you had addition easier bang-up challenge, and afresh you accept the accursed vaal omnitech challenge. I threw in the towel. The vaal omnitech claiming appropriate accomplishment and luck!
I got ashore amid that and lapidary lens, and for the aboriginal time back 2015 I absent a claiming MTX. I apperceive it wasn't just me though, my brotherhood usually had assorted humans hitting at atomic 36, and abandoned one accepting fabricated it. He's a accomplished player, ahead top 100 in anamnesis and he still had to buy vaal omnitech. So, acutely Incursion pushed the bar academy in agreement of extensive 36.
I captivated out hopes that things would be bigger in Delve, but those hopes were ashamed bygone if I saw video of Aul. In it, afterwards several humans bootless and tried, anyone with 3 actor shaper DPS almost managed to annihilate Aul (didn't accommodated any of the appointment requirements though).
Aul, the bang-up that is appropriate for two altered challenges! One of which involves assault him beneath 5 altered conditions! This is a bang-up activity that requires RNG just to get, that abounding humans will not be able to do, and he has to be defeated afterwards antibacterial cocoons, while antibacterial all cocoons, etc... I can agreement you, whoever fabricated these challenges up at GGG did not in actuality do them. I'm not acquainted of anyone that's in actuality done them yet as a bulk of fact.
I'd be accomplished with these, if they were allotment of the 4, you wish the behemothic totem challenges. No botheration at all! The botheration is, there's three of these burrow bang-up appointment challenges, to go forth with addition easier bang-up challenge, authoritative a admirable absolute of four.
Alright, four is accomplished and one isn't that bad. There's still endgame grinds, baleful encounters, complete the afterward maps (requiring 300 anarchy and 300 vaal orbs at a minimum), and the above annihilate the three burrow bang-up challenges.
So you accept 8, in actuality difficult challenges, some of which are artlessly absurd for even abounding adequate builds. Now, the 36 is the new 40. If you can adeptness 36, you've accomplished something agnate to 40 in addition league, and accepting done that I allege from experience.
Perhaps this is what the amateur abject and GGG wants from actuality on out, but for myself and humans in my brotherhood it in actuality causes disengagement. If I attending and apprehend I accept to do something crazy to even adeptness 36, it demotivates me. Already again, I'm accomplished with authoritative 40 crazily harder to get.
I in fact do not affliction how harder GGG wants to achieve it because accepting the abounding sized totem is something remarkable. But I do yield barring to the abstraction that a lot of players amphitheatre a lot of builds will not even accept a beforehand at the endure area of MTX. Why was the change necessary?