MoD: shortest supporter item run ever? (in Changelog)


AdminJonathan June 19 2008 7:48 AM EDT

With a grand total of 6 in the game, the MoD is not lighting CB on fire. Which is not really surprising for any non-obviously-overpowered weapon.

So, fair warning, if you want to get one for $6 today will probably be your last chance.

Update: After the poll, I've postponed EOL-ing the MoD.

Brakke Bres [Ow man] June 19 2008 7:51 AM EDT

Well that was short and sweet, with only 6 in the game its the rarest item in the game!

With all the new items, and thus new strategies, this one is IMO introduced to soon.

QBRanger June 19 2008 7:53 AM EDT

Jon,

it is not like the SoD is not a decent weapon.

I like its special ability.

However:
The new shield is not that good. And that was supposed to be an attraction for the new mace.

Most people at this point, except new players, already have a decent weapon. And to disenchant at 50% for an average but decent weapon is not a good financial decision. But new players can get their hands on an existing upgraded item for 70% NW on average.

Just my thoughts on it.

AdminJonathan June 19 2008 7:54 AM EDT

Yes, there has been a lot going on.

Tell you what, I'll put up a quick poll.

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] June 19 2008 8:00 AM EDT

if we vote for a new item, will the mod go into the 11 dollar list or will it disappear into the aether never to be seen again?

j'bob June 19 2008 8:04 AM EDT

:O
don't answer that jon!!!!
leave 'em guessing!
(/me rubs his dirty lil hands together in a Mr. Burns kind of way)

AdminJonathan June 19 2008 8:14 AM EDT

It will definitely go in the 11 list. I'm leaning towards allowing some VB tradeins too, but I would expect a fairly low level of interest for that as well. :)

Flamey June 19 2008 8:18 AM EDT

I think it's because the CB rate is so low. Nobody wants to pay 2 mil+ for a supporter item now.

Little Anthony June 19 2008 8:35 AM EDT

I haven't bought one yet due to the simple fact that there will be a new spell coming soon. So, everything is on hold until.....





Mage Power!

QBRanger June 19 2008 8:40 AM EDT

Hmm,

Seems that the MoD ignores PL.

That changes things a bit.

I think this may be a very good item.

The problem is that most tanks, esp near the top ranks, already have a multimillion dollar weapon and are loath to spend more money on one that may be a bit more helpful.

I wish there was a "weapon" artist to pay 1M cb2 to change your weapon into another.

j'bob June 19 2008 8:49 AM EDT

Mace of Disruption [supporter item]: 1h melee weapon. double damage vs Ablative Shield; immune to PL

Yes Ranger, that may have been said somewhere...
but great idea...
hey jon, how about a NW transfer machine!!!
Insert weapon A in this box. Insert weapon B in this box. Insert X amount of CBD into this slot and BAMMO, transfer of NW (X and + and all).

smallpau1 - Go Blues [Lower My Fees] June 19 2008 8:49 AM EDT

I thought it ignore PL to begin with?

Flamey June 19 2008 9:11 AM EDT

it did.

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] June 19 2008 9:13 AM EDT

big woot for the nw transmogrifying dissimulator of uberness!<>/nospellcheck

Wizard'sFirstRule June 19 2008 9:15 AM EDT

I do want a MoD, except I am short on CBD and refuse to spend USD.

AdminNightStrike June 19 2008 9:17 AM EDT

"I wish there was a "weapon" artist to pay 1M cb2 to change your weapon into another."

There is. He's called the Blacksmith. He charges 50% of the weapon. :)

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] June 19 2008 9:18 AM EDT

J'bob, only problem would come from wepaons all having differnet NW curves for X and Y.

Would this convert all X NW into comparable X only NW in the new wepaons, and the same for + NW?

What about left overs that won't quite reach the next upgrade? :/

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] June 19 2008 9:23 AM EDT

drop-downs could handle the ratios and leftovers could be refunded at the disenchant rate?

lostling June 19 2008 9:29 AM EDT

just round down :)

j'bob June 19 2008 9:30 AM EDT

Would this convert all X NW into comparable X only NW in the new wepaons, and the same for + NW?

What about left overs that won't quite reach the next upgrade?

hmmm, I had wrote that post of mine tongue in cheek but...
you could drain total nw from weapon A or use drop downs as stated above (just like the disenchant) then select how you want to transfer it into whatever X and + on weapon B. I guess the only difference with this would be it could be a MUCH better rate than the blacksmith disenchant to encourage trying of different weapons and strats.

j'bob June 19 2008 9:32 AM EDT

oops, and left overs could be left in nw just the same as they are now if you're forging but don't make the next point. you're just that much closer to it when you have to have it forged or put cbd into it

QBOddBird June 19 2008 9:32 AM EDT

I'm not a fan of the weapon NW exchange idea, but that's because I like the mage/familiar advantage of not having to devote to a weapon and then hope it doesn't get nerfed. ;)

j'bob June 19 2008 9:35 AM EDT

I'm not a phan of pheasants cause they have phunny and phreaky tongues. so there. ;p

QBOddBird June 19 2008 9:39 AM EDT

Most like me better for my phreaky tongue action. ;)

FailBoat[SG] June 19 2008 10:09 AM EDT

I would like to point out all the WTB: MoD threads that are now popping up due to the threat of it disappearing.

lostling June 19 2008 10:13 AM EDT

so how long more do we have till MOD goes kapoof?

Little Anthony June 19 2008 10:16 AM EDT

it's not gone, it just cost 11$ instead of $6 and we would have a new supporter item coming. Vote for new guys!

AdminJonathan June 19 2008 10:48 AM EDT

MoD only costs 6, but to get that price you have to get it from the Supporter Status page, not the generic "buy an item page." i should fix that.

In the meantime if you paid $11 please CM me the paypal transaction id so i can refund $5.

j'bob June 19 2008 8:40 PM EDT

You mean people MAY have overpaid for the MoD because they weren't sure where exactly to buy if from??? (giggle snort)

/me hides after giggling so jon doesn't hit me with a MoD!

AdminJonathan June 20 2008 1:51 AM EDT

updated my original post

[P]Mitt June 20 2008 1:57 AM EDT

EOL-ing?

Usul [CHOAM] June 20 2008 2:05 AM EDT

EOL = End of Life

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] June 20 2008 2:10 AM EDT

we turned down change, interesting...

I'd have paid $5 more for mine (when I buy one later) to see another supporter item. How about since you've got the fancy item code now Jon add inbeing able to chose from two? In case you ever wanted to release two items at once...

tWIsTEd June 20 2008 2:59 AM EDT

i'm still looking for someone to buy for me lol :D

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] June 20 2008 4:46 AM EDT

Hmmm.. Those wanting to leave it and wait had the least amount of votes.

Most didn't care either way.

QBRanger June 20 2008 6:58 AM EDT

It has the potential to be a great weapon.

However, due to the reasons posted above, it will likely be a long time before one gets to such a level to prove it.

And that is the problem with introducing a new weapon this late into a game like this.

Unless we get a weapon artist... Poke Poke....

AdminG Beee June 20 2008 7:07 AM EDT

Don't we have a weapons artist of a sort ?

Disenchant your old weapon (for a penalty similar to unlearning XP) and re-invest the cash into your new weapon.

Kong Ming June 20 2008 8:24 AM EDT

Time for CB3?

Admindudemus [jabberwocky] June 20 2008 8:33 AM EDT

"However, due to the reasons posted above, it will likely be a long time before one gets to such a level to prove it."

or one nub run that concentrates on one of these?
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