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Path of Exile is a MAJESTIC incline

Discussion in 'MMO(RP)G / Online Discussion' started by raw, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Reinhardt Arcane

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    You just confirmed it will be shit.
     
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  2. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    It's not an indicator of that, people not playing HC are more likely to use glass cannon builds and not focus on survivability as much.
     
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  3. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    Breach 2.0 - Electric Boogaloo, plus Legion and some Synthesis.
    And fog that will tank your performance because fuck you.
     
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  4. ArchAngel Arcane

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    So more power creep and more enemies that one shot you to balance it out...
     
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  5. Shadenuat Arcane

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    more bloat dlc

    it is an interesting idea to grow your own passive tree though.
     
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  6. Perkel Arcane

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    That passive tree growth looks great as mechanic. IT should allow way more interesting builds now.
    With this you can effectively became mage as duelist without costly move through whole tree.
     
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  7. Jason Liang Arcane

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    Haven't played in years but is it so hard to get a 6L now? It wasn't so difficult back in the day
     
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  8. Perkel Arcane

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    Depends how you play. If you play with trade they are easy to get. If you play SSF then 1500 fusings to get sure 6l and you need to unlock recipe first. Either way 6L is absolutely not needed even when you reach end end game.
     
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  9. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    just go slay false god totem in the Act 1 Climb map and link stuff on his remains
    Did that twice and both cases gave me 6-links so...
     
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  10. janior Arcane

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    218 new passive notes wat
     
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  11. Jaedar Arcane Patron

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    Project: Eternity Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    I for one thinks this looks kinda neat. The passive tree changes will actually change how I build characters (I have never ever even considered taking the outer jewel nodes before). I am slightly wary though, in that I suspect it might turn into "build a regular character for 70 levels, then start respecing as you get good passive jewels". Some of the examples shown don't exactly dispel these fears (+3% maximum life? what a bargain!).

    Seems that once you enter the portal it effects the entire map and you can't dispel it, I wonder how bad bosses will become. Also seems it isn't timed at all, so it's more of an optional hard mode?

    Cautiously optimistic.
     
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  12. Gerrard Arcane

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    Why would you even care about that when it will once again be something for the 0.1% of players to actually make use of, while the rest is left with the equivalent of +8 mana from synthesis?
     
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  13. ArchAngel Arcane

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    This is another reason why I lost will to play more and more as new leagues come out. They always gate league content behind needing to play for 100+ hours or way more. And then when you access some of it, you figure out it was not worth the 100h grind.
     
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  14. ArchAngel Arcane

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    And from trailers and Ziggy video I see this new league will again have hard to see fights with everyone being black. New content is almost non existent and will be behind too much grind, new builds are pointless as game is still around fast killing and avoiding random deaths while effects make figuring out what is going on the screen irritating. zzzzz I will skip this shit as well and wait for 4.0.
     
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  15. Alpan Magister Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Yeah, I think this is correct.

    The cluster jewels will definitely help off-class builds more than traditional archetypes. I am excited to see this mechanic but the jewels will need to be pretty common drops for them to have any relevance in SSF.
     
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  16. Perkel Arcane

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    To sum up

    - rework of end game content like temple, vall side areas etc.
    - more reason to play at higher awakening.
    - passive skill expansion system via jawels
    - 280(!!!) new NOTABLES all exclusive to those new jewels.
    - few new active skills

    Honestly speaking don't care much about breach 2.0.

    Passive skill tree being customizable is huge change. Just that jewel which gives you 4 jawel slots and one empty node means you can pack 4 golem jewels there easily or stack specific ones.
     
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  17. InD_ImaginE Magister Patron

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    I mean even from the trailer there is no significant change gameplay wise.

    Its still use movement skill + aura to make things explode as you zip zap, maybe use one AoE skill in between movement. Why would skill tree matter when that's how you will play the game regardless? The game is still designed around this kind of play since what now? The last 2 years?

    At this point having significant CD or slow charges on movement skills and/or AoE skill is probably needed to make the game fresh.
     
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  18. Absinthe Prophet

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    You can already do that. Projectile nodes work with spells just fine. You can also do Iron Will builds, spell crit builds, and plain survivalist builds (hardcore style) where you mostly use gear, jewels, and gem sockets to enable your damage. Champion Duelist is a fun pick for this because you can get Adrenaline (+100% damage, +25% attack and cast speed, +10% physical damage resistance) while using Intimidate and Taunt to increase damage enemies take by 30% or get permanent Fortify if you need that. Gladiator Duelist works great for physical spell builds (including things like Wave of Conviction) if you want to max out block and use frenzy and endurance charges.

    There are also wand duelist builds, since you can use attack damage with shield or dual-wield nodes on top of projectile nodes. All three duelist ascendancies work well for that.
     
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  19. Diablo1_reborn Savant

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    This shit started way earlier with the addition of the "Cast When Damage Taken" support gem, where everyone was basically walking around as fast as possible while the skill took care of the rest. And it only got worse from there on. Kinda sad that the game turned out like that at the end.
     
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  20. Perkel Arcane

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    Yeah but if you don't do those kind of builds and want just normal mage you need that journey to other part of tree.
     
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  21. Alpan Magister Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Even so, Cluster Jewels featuring Wand nodes and notables (and maybe with some +int on top) will still save quite a few points normally needed to journey to the Shadow or Witch sides of the tree. The appeal of Cluster Jewels is that you no longer need to travel to other classes' starting zones for interesting passives (something virtually everybody who knows how to make builds does currently), there is a real alternative in "going deep" via the outer Jewel cluster.
     
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  22. lukaszek the determinator

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    that new cast on wand attack with huge spell dmg boost, will it work on heavy hitting dot spells like bane?
     
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  23. janior Arcane

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    patch notes when?
     
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  24. Absinthe Prophet

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    Even then you can make do without that part of the tree easy. Champion is the best for non-physical spells since you can just toggle Adrenaline on yourself to get +100% damage and +25% attack, cast, and movement speed, while simultaneously helping yourself to enemies receiving 30% increased damage taken (a 1.3x multiplier). Then you can either get Inspirational or throw the Fortify ascendancy on top and use duelist for defensive nodes with Iron Reflexes, grab the 5+ jewel (Quick PoB shows 7 jewels is feasible) nodes close by, and get a spellcaster with massive health, fortify, and armor while using jewels, auras, skill setups (don't forget warcries, since Battle Cry notable makes 'em instant), flasks, and rares + uniques to do damage. Laziest is to side with Kraityn as your bandit (+6% attack, cast, and movement speed, +3% attack dodge) and equip The Grey Spire unique staff (+250-300% increased damage, +1-4% max resists). You do fine.

    You don't need the wand nodes at all if you're doing duelist wands though. You have plenty of projectile nodes, dualwield/shield nodes, a few phys nodes, jewel nodes, and crit nodes around the duelist starting area. If you're willing to branch out towards Shadow, you can use Frenzy as your attack skill too. With the right gear and passives, you can reach 10 frenzy charges. Might be better off going Raider Ranger with 11 frenzy charges in that case though.
     
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  25. Gerrard Arcane

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