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Offline x4000

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.914 now out.
« on: September 18, 2013, 01:01:40 PM »
Release notes: http://arcengames.com/mediawiki/index.php?title=Bionic_Dues_Alpha_Release_Notes#Alpha_0.914

Restart steam to get it immediately if you like.

This one has a lot of interesting things:

- A variety of important bugfixes and balance tweaks.

- A big change to how the general balance of hard and expert play out: no longer more bots, instead they get tougher.  Easy and Casual and Normal are unchanged.

- Yet more polish on the stats and the exo customization screen display.

Enjoy!
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Re: .914 now out.
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2013, 02:50:16 PM »
I have no exact numbers but I think the health buff on higher difficulties that was made to compensate for lower bot counts has been too high (at least on Hard) I was only a couple of days into my game and encountered TigerBots with 2000 and BlunderBots with 800 shields. Even with my best weapon I would have to hit the Tigers something like 6 times. The BlunderBots took 4-5 shots from my mid-tier weapons (like las rifles).
I think that is too much, especially that early in the game.
Maybe reduce the buff to 2x or 3x on Hard?
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Re: .914 now out.
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2013, 04:30:55 PM »
Thanks, done!
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