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User Info: Toadster9001

Toadster9001
3 weeks ago#1
From the latest press release:

Second, also going live today, adjustments have been made to the distribution rate of all powerups in Online Multiplayer Racing. You may notice the Warp Orb and N. Tropy Clock powerup rates have been greatly reduced. The intent of this adjustment is to create a more balanced and enjoyable online racing environment for all players. This adjustment will remain in place for now, but the Beenox team will continue monitoring the powerup distribution rate to see if there are further adjustments needed in the future.

Making them less common makes the balance worse because the person in first place will be untouchable once they get USF going. They should copy Mario Kart and make it impossible to get the Clock/Warp Orb from the first item box.

User Info: Willie879

Willie879
3 weeks ago#2
Toadster9001 posted...
From the latest press release:

Second, also going live today, adjustments have been made to the distribution rate of all powerups in Online Multiplayer Racing. You may notice the Warp Orb and N. Tropy Clock powerup rates have been greatly reduced. The intent of this adjustment is to create a more balanced and enjoyable online racing environment for all players. This adjustment will remain in place for now, but the Beenox team will continue monitoring the powerup distribution rate to see if there are further adjustments needed in the future.

Making them less common makes the balance worse because the person in first place will be untouchable once they get USF going. They should copy Mario Kart and make it impossible to get the Clock/Warp Orb from the first item box.


Well, from many videos on YouTube, there were multiple warp orbs on the map, it was just crazy, so that must be the reason why they decrease the chances of getting the item.

User Info: SA200

SA200
3 weeks ago#3
Yeah, seems like you haven't actually raced online during this GP
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UndyingStick
3 weeks ago#4
No. The absolute aggravating s*** that the game was for the past month needed to die.

User Info: mqg96

mqg96
3 weeks ago#5
Read the article guys, the super engine on races and this new item system is only tested for this weekend. It'll go back to normal once the regular week comes back and then they're going to make final adjustments to make the new item system permanent. This is what you get for those who kept complaining about ORB's and CLOCK's.

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demonfang178
3 weeks ago#6
Toadster9001 posted...
Making them less common makes the balance worse because the person in first place will be untouchable once they get USF going. They should copy Mario Kart and make it impossible to get the Clock/Warp Orb from the first item box.


Lol. If someone uses a clock and it isn't strategically done to target first, first place IS HURT THE LEAST. Especially if it is lap 3.

And do we really have to be shown clips on first place outrunning multiple orbs? You could double their rate and it still wouldn't make a difference if they are still slow.

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ToveriJuri
3 weeks ago#7
This is almost a ratter tier thread.
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CWtennis
3 weeks ago#8
With blue fire, CTR isn't a game that's very easy or reasonable to balance without re-designing it which kinda goes against the original point of the remake.

Ultimately, the orb/clock spam wasn't fun for ANYONE in the race so it's just an all-around good move.
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BazzaPersonal
3 weeks ago#9
SA200 posted...
Yeah, seems like you haven't actually raced online during this GP
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Hypnofeet
3 weeks ago#10
SA200 posted...
Yeah, seems like you haven't actually raced online during this GP
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