Soft Target list (in General)
I know people probably do this personally already, but I'm considering the merits of putting a soft target list up in the wiki.
Things like old Tank teams that no longer have a weapon equipped, that sort of stuff. Easy marks to hit on your way up the ladder.
To help either new players, or those restarting.
Would there be any easy way to export charcater stats? That might be an easier way of arranging this than working through characters one at a time, or just noting down those you find as you're working up your own fight lists.
I don't think this is probably going to be too popular an idea. It'll probably receive complaints about dumbing down or making CB easier, or exposing some of the hidden ways to maximise growth.
November 3 2009 8:28 AM EST
haha well i would definitely appreciate something like this as im still starting out here a few easy targets would go down nicely!
November 3 2009 8:31 AM EST
Not necessary, IMO.
Part of the game is finding targets. N*B already get a large bonus, feeding them targets is to far if you ask me. Also, it would be very hard keeping them up to date and who's to classify what a soft target is?
I'd use such a list. But that just proves it would be dumbing down the game :P
Not that I have anything against the idea. However, it might make the tourneys less of a challenge, and it's a definitive downside in my opinion.
Wouldn't the targets just be auto retired after the first few weeks since everyone would bring their scores down so low? Be hard to keep up with such a thing.
November 3 2009 8:43 AM EST
There are soft targets that have been there for a very long time, with a very bad score/pr/mpr ratio. With no auto retiring going on...
November 3 2009 8:44 AM EST
I'd rather not have one. Finding targets isn't very, people can find them by themselves.
Yes, I don't want one, for one reason, I like keeping my targets to myself :).
November 3 2009 10:46 AM EST
I think such a list would be nice, but it would require a fair amount of maintenance.
Especially in time, those characters will severely lose score and be auto retired at some point, not?
after the first tournament i would think! ; )
November 3 2009 11:25 AM EST
Let us not make things too easy for everyone.
November 3 2009 11:32 AM EST
I also am not a fan of this idea. It takes away some of the learning of this game. I do however like the possible idea of making some admin generated teams for new people to fight against, maybe as part of an expanded tutorial so new people can see different mechanics. But if you don't have them learn how to pick a target on thier own at low level, then they will just be behind the curve at higher levels and get frustrated and leave.
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