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02.10.2013 , 05:25 PM | #17
Quote: Originally Posted by RLWalker View Post
As for solving problems this proposal simply doesn't stand up. Consider a dread guard geared marauder rolling need on a medium armor strength columi item. Oops the system just failed at it's goal. Ok so now we include an item level check. But of course we have all seen where the next tiers itemization makes it worse than the current tier. So now the poor marauder is stuck with a higher item level crappy gear and can't roll on a better one. It would also be impossible to "side-grade" for a different itemization.
The problem with item level checking is that it incentivizes over geared characters to put on crappy gear to have a shot at lower level items. Also, on my 63 geared main, I often put on columi gear when pugging if the group looks potentially undergeared (reduces my repair costs).
Kgu - Sniper | Kzg - Mercenary | K-g - Marauder