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TERA PC - General Discussion: Player pop seems a bit lower after patch?

Curious, does anyone else feel this way too?

TERA PC - General Discussion#2 kori8310/16/2019, 04:59 PM

i'm contributing to that. Finding little to no motivation to download the patch and log in, since I'm level 67.

Plus I got my HO during the Enchanting event, so it feels even more like game's done for me. I proudly declare, for all practical purposes, that I've beaten the game.

I had just gotten my first character to 68 during the leveling event too. So while I can participate in the new zones, I do feel for those under level 68 that still have a grind ahead of them before they can get there. The whole grind to 70 without cheating (no fish botting) probably did kill the game for a lot of people. I just never cared enough to get 70 because there was no draw before this patch to do so.

I do see one or two people here and there in the new zones, but really we should be tripping over people at all hours given how new the patch is.

maybe population is low in HW , because most people are in the new dungeon (for ilvl 458 and L69 above veterans), or taking 25mins to kill 5 mobs on the sky island?
i can only imagine some SC+5 DPS or healer , L68, alone on the island trying to clear the new quests or dailies.

Just face it. No one was happy about this patch and I've heard none of any the players were happy about the new gear changes and formulas Exodor grind fest content. People leave when the patch bring only more frustrating rng powercreep to the game and it's been like that for few patches. Right now I've lost motivation to play again because I was hoping it would be better but I was wrong because I surely don't enjoy this daily Exodor content.

This new patch has made me lose my desire to play even more. I did the new map quests up to the dungeon. It's grindy, the mobs swarm you endlessly, you can't fly or teleport to the outlying fishing areas without some extra thing. Now there are cards that you have to get for what? Extra stats? Meh. I worked SO hard to get HO and now we have something new. It doesn't seem as if you can get the new gear without doing the dungeon, but you need the new gear to really do the new dungeon right. Not really feeling it, and I am sure many other people aren't either.

@Fainall said:
This new patch has made me lose my desire to play even more. I did the new map quests up to the dungeon. It's grindy, the mobs swarm you endlessly, you can't fly or teleport to the outlying fishing areas without some extra thing. Now there are cards that you have to get for what? Extra stats? Meh. I worked SO hard to get HO and now we have something new. It doesn't seem as if you can get the new gear in blue without doing the dungeon, but you need the new gear in blue to really do the new dungeon right. Plus taking away caimen raids, so RIP leveling alts. Not really feeling it, and I am sure many other people aren't either.

I didn't know that they removed caiman raids lol

@QueenNora said:

I didn't know that they removed caiman raids lol

You can only do 5 person now or people randomly get locked out.

It week day.
Also people got burned out from teh previous events.

Needs to be level 68 to access the new map. I'm surprised that they didnt sell level 70 scroll. I mean the sale could be used to pay off the new content. And interested players would opportunity to have access teh content without having to grind their eyeballs out..

TERA PC - General Discussion#10 kori8310/17/2019, 05:31 PM

@TheCatalyst said:
It week day.
Also people got burned out from teh previous events.

Needs to be level 68 to access the new map. I'm surprised that they didnt sell level 70 scroll. I mean the sale could be used to pay off the new content. And interested players would opportunity to have access teh content without having to grind their eyeballs out..

Oh, it will be. I'm sure in time, when they notice people not logging on (like me), 65-68 xp will be nerfed so hard, it'll be like 60-65 all over again. 1 Airship quest to get there.

People are burnt out alright.
Previously when new content was introduced, there would be lots of discussion and excitement - and careful study of what exactly was new, and what it did.. etc..
The new gear system is so muddled (Legendary = HO, wtf?) that no one seems to care anymore.

Only a select few have the patience to do the Aerial content , and most people don't seem to give a rats butt about the card system.

TERA PC - General Discussion#11 Fainall10/17/2019, 05:38 PM

@kori83 said:

@TheCatalyst said:
It week day.
Also people got burned out from teh previous events.

Needs to be level 68 to access the new map. I'm surprised that they didnt sell level 70 scroll. I mean the sale could be used to pay off the new content. And interested players would opportunity to have access teh content without having to grind their eyeballs out..

Oh, it will be. I'm sure in time, when they notice people not logging on (like me), 65-68 xp will be nerfed so hard, it'll be like 60-65 all over again. 1 Airship quest to get there.

People are burnt out alright.
Previously when new content was introduced, there would be lots of discussion and excitement - and careful study of what exactly was new, and what it did.. etc..
The new gear system is so muddled (Legendary = HO, wtf?) that no one seems to care anymore.

Only a select few have the patience to do the Aerial content , and most people don't seem to give a rats butt about the card system.

Not to mention new inner wear is in loot boxes. Ugh!

@Fainall said:

@kori83 said:

@TheCatalyst said:
It week day.
Also people got burned out from teh previous events.

Needs to be level 68 to access the new map. I'm surprised that they didnt sell level 70 scroll. I mean the sale could be used to pay off the new content. And interested players would opportunity to have access teh content without having to grind their eyeballs out..

Oh, it will be. I'm sure in time, when they notice people not logging on (like me), 65-68 xp will be nerfed so hard, it'll be like 60-65 all over again. 1 Airship quest to get there.

People are burnt out alright.
Previously when new content was introduced, there would be lots of discussion and excitement - and careful study of what exactly was new, and what it did.. etc..
The new gear system is so muddled (Legendary = HO, wtf?) that no one seems to care anymore.

Only a select few have the patience to do the Aerial content , and most people don't seem to give a rats butt about the card system.

Not to mention new inner wear is in loot boxes. Ugh!

Well in fairness this has never changed (it's still loot boxes or low chance in the Goldfinger Tokens box), but that doesn't make it a good method.

> @Fainall said:
> (Quote)
> You can only do 5 person now or people randomly get locked out.

Holy [filtered], that explains a lot. I was trying to do this Tuesday and it just would not work for some reason.

Now I know that reason.
TERA PC - General Discussion#14 Fainall10/17/2019, 07:17 PM

@counterpoint said:

Well in fairness this has never changed (it's still loot boxes or low chance in the Goldfinger Tokens box), but that doesn't make it a good method.

It wouldn't be so bad if we didn't need all new gear. But when you combine those things...then yeah it's not good.

players should be expecting some "Complete Guide" Skywatch: Aerial Island to start playing the new patch =) =) =) =) <3

shut the hell up fking noob

Feeling no motivation to play the new content?
My, you're just the person we're looking for!
Join us today at the Angler Fishing Association!

@PP597W94LA said:
players should be expecting some "Complete Guide" Skywatch: Aerial Island to start playing the new patch =) =) =) =) <3

I'll take the uninstall guide.

TERA PC - General Discussion#18 Nopi10/18/2019, 01:02 AM

Since new content trickles down from the Korean main version of the game, we'd need to study how it was accepted over there. From there, we'd need to see what EME did to Westernize it and what they could have done better to allow more people to either get into the content, or to make the old content more manageable to new people to motivate them to keep playing.

Correct me if I'm wrong since I'm not playing and just observing things from the outside, but from what I see, Tera's active community faces a large gap between people stuck with the old content's long grind (people at level 65 or close to it and low item level), and those players who can do the new content. Efficiently bridging that gap through content that does not make it too easy but doesn't seem way too grindy either, would be a good middle ground solution/patch to follow, if this is the case. Again, correct me if I'm wrong.

@MargaretRose disse:
Feeling no motivation to play the new content?
My, you're just the person we're looking for!
Join us today at the Angler Fishing Association!

@PP597W94LA said:
players should be expecting some "Complete Guide" Skywatch: Aerial Island to start playing the new patch =) =) =) =) <3

I'll take the uninstall guide.

you're right.
better give up being an adventurer and become a fisherman

The new island in the sky has like over 20 dailies or more, and they can take anywhere from 2-5 hrs to do.
Depending on whether you are in a high geared party or solo-ing.

So maybe more people are checking out the new island, than doing Guardian missions or AFK-ing in HW.

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