Dissatisfied Customer - pulling the rug out on Yar

DB, I get your commitment to game balance, but people invested resources in Yar because of her ship ability. She was a bit OP. But it is the only reason to own her. You went and turned her into a less useful T'Kumva in response to some groussing one week after you introduced her. I wasted time, money, and in game resources pushing her to 100 that I would not have invested with her now that you gimped her. What battle do you think lasts long enough to have a third opportunity to use that ability? What player do you think is going to hit that ability on phase 1 or 2? Did you think removing the charge use limit somehow made up for crippling her?! I am not happy.
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  • DavideBooksDavideBooks ✭✭✭✭✭
    I would be angry, too.

    They had to do something though.
  • Dirk GundersonDirk Gunderson ✭✭✭✭✭
    I smell Yargate brewing.

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  • AviTrekAviTrek ✭✭✭✭✭
    I agree. I burned a ton of boosts because I wanted Yar for her ship ability. Now that she's nerfed I want those boosts back.
  • It would be ok if they'd removed the Evasion penalty too
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  • Zombie Squirrel Zombie Squirrel ✭✭✭✭
    edited August 15
    My 2nd and 3rd accounts went all out for another copy just because of her ship abilities and now u nerf her. Wow, just wow.....not happy at all. :|
  • New stats for FF/FE
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  • GhostStalkerGhostStalker ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited August 15
    Y'all are some <snip> ˜Shan

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  • edited August 15
    New stats for FF/FE
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    How can you get +550 FOR evasion and at the same time DECREASE evasion by 2? lol :smiley:
    Dear DB: Non sequitur. Your facts are uncoordinated.
  • WundigoreWundigore ✭✭✭
    I would be angry, too.

    They had to do something though.

    Shan picked a bad time for vacation. This was handled badly. I agree they had to do something, but not offering something to people that went all in (I have one copy and just 2 stars on her) is wrong. With the evasion penalty she isn't even worth putting on the bridge anymore.
  • She's basicly Locutus with a small punch. No where even close to a Killy
  • WundigoreWundigore ✭✭✭
    Are you freaking kidding me?? I don't think she is remotely OP and I went for her because of skirmish events, which was the main focus of lots of people!!! This is just wrong to do it like a day AFTER the event.

    And the day before a skirmish is starting. I have other cards I could have leveled last week for a bridge spot in preparation.
  • Capt. ChaosCapt. Chaos ✭✭✭✭✭
    This is totally unacceptable. I'd say unbelievable, but we are talking about Disruptor Beam. :/
  • They could have just changed her from 2s to 6s and would have balanced her to Killy
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  • Dirk GundersonDirk Gunderson ✭✭✭✭✭
    DB’s Support Staff, circa 8/15/2018 (colorized):
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  • Customer support tickets aren't sending either

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  • Capt. ChaosCapt. Chaos ✭✭✭✭✭
    Customer support tickets aren't sending either

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    Mailbox full! :D
  • AntasilAntasil ✭✭✭
    I was going to skip Yar because of the horrible art, but I went for the event after all because of her ship abilities. I do agree with the 'they had to do something', she was very much overpowered. I just hope they handle complaints and compensation well....
  • EtienneEtienne ✭✭✭
    I don't feel ripped off myself because I did not need her for her ship abilities.... I have better guys then her. I have her 2/5 but knew going in that she wasn't going to do much to improve my crew.

    However, I understand how people are feeling and I agree, you should be able to get a refund on money spent if you did not receive the product you were promised. I guess is really up to you and if you really feel this is something worth going to war over.
  • Think the e-mail problem is probably because I'll need to restart my game?
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  • (HGH)Apollo(HGH)Apollo ✭✭✭✭✭
    Wow I am glad I didnt buy a bunch of yar packs last night to finish her. Really poorly done by DB. This was terrible. They didn't properly test her, they didnt give people a heads up during the event that they were going to nerf her stats so that they didnt buy a bunch of packs, and then they did a quick nerf right before a ship skirmish event where everyone with her had levelled her up in preparation for the event. Now no compensation to the people that spent tons to get her.
  • V.V. ✭✭✭
    I skipped getting her due to the art, it being a faction event, and because I suspected this was coming. They should just have waited a month for the nerf then it would be business as usual for most games.
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  • SSR BarkleySSR Barkley ✭✭✭✭
    if you were around when Chaotica was released, you had to have known this was coming. It was pretty obvious a nerf would be coming.
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  • She's basicly Locutus with a small punch. No where even close to a Killy
    She has a slower initialize, shorter duration, and negative 2 evasion. A single 100% damage attack doesn't make up for that. Plus I'm sure I'm not the only one who already had Locutus and went out of my way to get her.

    I feel sorry for DB's customer service employees. They are gonna be swamped due to the lack of proper planning for Polywater Yar before her release.
  • i actually am happy i did not chase Yar and am thankful for her nerf could be overkill but she needed the nerf anvil for sure
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