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JackieKo
09.15.2021 , 09:55 AM | #1 Click here to go to the next staff post in this thread. Next  
With game scaling now available, we would like to compile feedback based off of your experience with the Combat Styles currently available.

Please answer the following questions:
  • How does this experience compare to live?
  • Do you feel too strong or too weak? Please explain why.
  • Do you notice anything off with your stats?

Please keep in mind the following:
  • Game scaling is available only for planets, daily areas, story mode Flashpoints, and chapters.
  • Game scaling is NOT available for old operations (Ops outside of 7.0), or Veteran and Master modes in Flashpoints
When providing feedback, please let us know what Combat Style you've chosen, and describe your experience in as much detail as possible to help us understand your thought process and line of thinking.

Thank you!
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mike_carton
09.15.2021 , 02:53 PM | #2
Where can I find a post from BW detailing the scaling changes?
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mike_carton
09.15.2021 , 04:14 PM | #3
I copied a level 75, geared up Sorcerer to PTS. Got the character to level 80, bought the 328 gear.

1. I went to Korriban. My character was level 80 and the K'lor'slugs were level 1. Results were predictable.

2. I went to Belsavis. My character was level 80 and the Primal Destroyer got destroyed in 15 seconds; I didn't even have a companion on.

3. Went to Onderon. My character was level 80 and the mobs were level 75. No excitement to be had there either.

I'm not sure what scaling is happening. So, I'll refrain from providing feedback at this time.
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casirabit
09.15.2021 , 04:20 PM | #4
Last time I was on, the scaling didn't seem to be working on the PTS especially in the planet or daily areas.
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Char_Ell
09.15.2021 , 05:08 PM | #5
What does "game scaling" mean? Is this the system where a level 75 character (or level 80 as the case may be) is down leveled to the max level allowed by the map area? For example the level 75 character travels to Ilum and its stats reduced to level 50. Or is this something else altogether?
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FlameYOL
09.15.2021 , 05:51 PM | #6
I can't seem to get the scaling to work, tried out on multiple planets but I was still level 80.
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ZeridanShear
09.15.2021 , 05:56 PM | #7
Can confirm. Game scaling is not working anywhere EXCEPT in story Flashpoints. I tested daily areas, most planets, Story chapters and it's not working.

However, Story Boarding Party and Foundry both game scaled me down to 32ish.

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LadyAdmiral
09.15.2021 , 06:31 PM | #8
Tried Korriban on a Level 80 with no gear, smashes stuff into the ground in one hit.

Tried Corellia with no gear on level 80, went to heroic area, don't think I was scaled down there earlier.
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Elssha
09.15.2021 , 10:29 PM | #9
Oricon scaling didn't work either, was 80, didn't need more than 2 hits in tank spec (was trying to test the DV bounce Q_Q).

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CeciliaW
09.16.2021 , 01:35 AM | #10
Scaling does not seem to be working in vet mode flashpoints either. Haven't tried a story of MM flashpoint yet.