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02.10.2015 , 11:41 AM | #28
Quote: Originally Posted by foxmob View Post
heh. bolster was around before the free starter sets. in fact, bolster is why the starter sets were necessary in the first place. bolster at 50 (then the level cap) has never made sense. all you need is expertise to prevent ppl from taking better pve gear into pvp and vice versa. also, capping exp at 2018 was a mistake. that also necessitates bolster because pve stats increase steadily, but the expertise numbers remain constant. free pvp starter gear was implemented badly, but I think it was the most viable of all the "gear gap" fixes this game has tinkered with.
The recruit gear was terrible. It had bad stats and wasn't moddable, so you couldn't augment it without wasting buckets of credits. Bolster is better than recruit gear, at least in its current stage.
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