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The soft cap is bad system. (Criticism)

by Cody Miller @, Music of the Spheres - Never Forgot, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:04 (301 days ago) @ narcogen

Correct. You literally miss out on chances to progress if you skip a week. Those chances to level up go away forever instead of being delayed. I know exactly why this is too. If you could ‘bank’ rewards so that you could do last week’s that you missed in addition to this week’s, people would start banking and do a shit ton the first week new content drops.


Perhaps a better implementation, then would be to allow for milestone banking for players who are below median light level.

Too complicated. Good systems are simple and intuitive (the RULES are simple, but they may be complex in their interactions). Many of Destiny and Des2ny's systems are already not 'discoverable'.

The idea of the cap is to make sure that people who play 24/7 don't rush so far ahead of the average player that people feel the way Schedd does now-- that he's been left behind and can't catch up.

And without light levels at all, then nobody can be left behind…


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