The next abomination is on the horizon [Newton Titan] Jul 8, 2023 6:56:10 GMT -5 Cdr. Crimmins, titando, and 6 more like this
Post by Poopface on Jul 8, 2023 6:56:10 GMT -5
Crisis/Reaper is a nasty build that erases stuff with no warning and little chance for the victim to react. Rook flies, does damage and applies Suppression with a Hulksmash thing, and can regenerate its shields. But for a company that prides itself on selling broken stuff, refusing to address longstanding player complaints (tankers, MM, et al) it must be getting hard to figure out how to keep turning the bull「dookie」 meter past 11 every month or so.
Which brings us to Newton.
Looking remarkably like the offspring of a drunken lovefest between an AT-ST and ED-209, Newton is set to have a built-in railgun and equip 2 Alphas + 2 Betas. Most amazingly it will have an ability which pulls its enemies out of hiding and throw them into the air at a distance of 600m. Thankfully, if you have a "movement ability" the prey can escape. Sorry, Mars and anyone with older gear, you're 「fluffernutter」ed. They recommend you use Tonans and Fulgur (800m Zeus-like Titan weapons).
Now, like many of us I've been susceptible to my own Chicken Little histrionics over the years when the next example of "「whiskey tango foxtrot」 are they thinking?!?" is proudly announced by Pixonic. Generally, though, after a few weeks of seeing the latest example of fingerpainted-「dookie」-thrown-on-a-canvas-and-displayed-as-a-masterpiece I mull things over and have figured out a way to work around it. Sort of. That ability to find a work-around is getting harder to devise and I'm certain it's by design. My father raised me to never quit so I get pissed off when faced with no-win situations like this. I'd be lying if I didn't admit that I have extreme disdain for the anything that creates a far-beyond absurd level of unfairness in a situation.
I've idly had this thought bubble into my brain over the last few months: "What's going to finally drive me to the 'burn the boats' point with this game?" Three Crisis/Reaper combos on the new Yama map is good at boiling my blood after only a few days. I can't help but wonder if a series of over-the-top deliberate Pixonic releases only designed to make the wallet warriors get their next serotonin suppository and 「fluffernutter」 over everyone else will make me break out the matches and gas and take to the boats.