🧪 Early Information on ROUND 4 Costumes [Part of The Beta Beat v36]

Such a disrespect to the 2017 hotms. gravemaker of all the heroes, and Thoth amun is lying festering in his crypt. This is favouritism at its worse.

Killhare isn’t even a year old, and they gave Lepus a costume. Um where is roostley’s again? Perhaps the most flawed Springvale 5 star hero doesn’t even get a costume…

Finley and jabber are barely a year old and they’re getting costumes. Both perfectly fine op heroes gets costumes. But no to sargasso because he doesn’t desperately need some serious rework or buff to be viable. Would you also like to bet they won’t even consider guin for a costume? Save them all the old gen tank wars drama.

Also I can’t wait for S3 costumes to drop so that Frigg can get back her original -4% Def value. Thanks, I hate it.

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What’s your feeling about this hole situation?
  • Very Good, the game needs to progress and this is the way to do it
  • Good, I like most aspects about the followup of S1 costumes
  • Ok, I can live with the changes. Thats just how the game works
  • Bad, I dislike most of the changes presented
  • Very bad, its one if not the worst thing that happened to this game

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How will You going to change your spending?
  • I’m going to try everything to get my favorite heroes costume.
  • I’ll give the older portals a few more extra spins.
  • I won’t change a thing, what happens happens
  • I cut my spendings and become C2P/ F2P
  • Lul you fools. already deleted (all heroes) and goodbye.

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I’m curious how this turn out

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What I see here with this is a way to validate releasing the heroes for S4 and Suicide squad already being OP.

Yes, this is gonna be a quick cash grab and there are those who will spend to continue to stay on top. I saw someone who had over 4K heroes to make sure they ended up with all 5 ninjas. Do the math as we figured this person spent 3K to get 5 heroes.

What they are doing is a complete conflict of what they just did or this is gonna be what we have already seen as a trend. Release a hero who is OP, nerf them after they get the cash claiming they did it for balance just as they did today with Frigg and Odin.

Personally, I’ve been one of the spenders who will continue to play this game as I love it but that goal to get into a top 5 alliance just flew out the door.

A power creep is acceptable and expected but a power surge isn’t.

Balance the heroes from the past and keeping peoples rosters relevant will be a hell of a lot more profitable and good for the long term viability of this game we’re so passionate about

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True … and yet this was a win for the consumers. So let’s not ignore that.

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As glad as I am that they reconsidered, I’m not sure that this temporary stay of execution is a good sign. @NittanyLionRoar called this retraction in a video last night, but in not sure that I share his optimism. If I were to come home from work early and find that my wife had brought a stranger into our bedroom, both beginning to undress, I’m not sure how sanguine I would be about the fact that she then made him leave when she realized that she was caught and recognized my clear outrage. Moving forward could there possibly be any trust knowing fully (with no plausible deniability remaining) that this was her intent and that she is capable of such betrayal? What about the next time if I don’t catch her in the act? Do I even want to be with someone that clearly has so little regard for me?

The funny thing is, SG isn’t even being contrite about it. There is no remorse, no acknowledgment that they now realize why what they did was wrong. Just a shrug and a “I guess you caught us, this time”.

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Do we have a confirmation on whether or not the new Raid Formations will be tied to having HA1 built (like it was in beta)? Asking for 29 friends lol

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I think that this heads up that they gave us is great. Now we can all wait for the costume version of any heroes that we really had our eye on to add a certain something to our rosters. I personally really wanted an Alfrike to use as a tank for VF war, but now I know I should wait for her costume to come out :wink:
No need to pull until they are all here. Why on earth would anyone pull in ToL or Atlantis until there are costumes. And if the plan is for heros like the killer rabbits to get costumes, then it follows that S3 heroes will get them too. So good news is that it looks like a cheap e&p year!

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Let me guess, new once will overpowered and people will spend gems to get them, two months after they will be nerfed? .

currently
KIllhare 824 with 7 emblems
Sartana (with costume) 823 with 5 emblems

so Killhare will be around 900 emblems and costume

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My question wasn’t about heroes at all

You forgot the « I am and will remain F2P ». Voting « I cut down » just to see the results. Because had I paid before, I would stop doing it.

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Honestly can’t hate the developers for this, as this idea reeks of upper management whom have never played seeing the most sought after heroes and thinking “oh the players most sought after heroes, they’ll love this idea!”

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From how I understand Petri’s post, they are working on a statement about plans regarding costumes that will be released in couple days.

Fingers crossed for something meaningful… Although experience says the more meaningful the announcement is, the bigger the disappointment at release :wink:

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While I am glad to see that they are reading the feedback, it does not change my opinion in regard to my future spending in this game, i.e. there won’t be any.

That they will continue adjusting the costumes in future betas tells me that we haven’t seen the last of these, and that SGG is missing the point, and might like to read the feedback again. Adjusting a costume won’t change the fact that the base hero that was already powerful will be made even more so purely by having a levelled up costume.

I am interested to see what their details and thoughts on the planned costumes are and note that they can’t give their thoughts right now, only in the coming days. Presumably this is because they are now scrambling to come up with a reason that isn’t based on greed.

The fact of the matter is though, that they can say whatever they want, whether the user base believes them is another matter.

Personally, I think we all know what their thoughts about the planned costumes were… $$$

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“We will continue adjusting the Costumes in future Betas” is not a smart epilogue to that statement.
Fact is, whatever their momentarily step back is, the damage is done. And was no slight damage at all. It was a Santa+jackal+joon damage on a purple target.

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As stated in another post, I today deleted this game. This Beta was the nail to the coffin to my ever decreasing joy of playing this game. Its been a slot machine all the time, not its become a slot machine that also laughs at you and spits in your face.
Its painful (astonishingly painful) to see how this game has been ruined since the take over by Zynga. Painful, because it was a fantastic game, now its become a dreadful grind without ANY kind of justifiable reward.

Shame on you Zynga.

Thanks to one of the best gaming communities Ive ever been part of (you can tell, there are a lot of grown ups, because young ones cant possibly have the amount of money this game devours)!

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Exactly my feelings. They did not say " sorry we understand why you guys dont want this and we will not implement costumes for non S1 heroes" they just said “ok maybe another time then” they did not say they are working on HA rework which is literally the only thing they explicitly promised, no buff of old heroes, nothing. They did not want to change the direction they just feel forced to slow down a bit now.

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Totally agree. The community need to take a breath and help SG develop a better way forward. If they must costume, them go to the community abs figure out which HoTM need nerfs and S2 and event etc.

The only way to force change is for everyone to stop spending, but given the way this game feeds addictive behaviour in people that is not a realistic proposition. This will slow spending for some for a short time but then people will move on and start looking for the new shiny hero again. And if SG just went ahead and released them now, people would probably still pull for them SG know this so don’t care.

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Superb shout with the questionnaire mate

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We don’t want to know about planned costumes for the future if they include event heroes. Simple. As. That. Event heroes should simply be rebalanced to be kept relevant. They’re supposed to be the cream heroes. They’re event heroes ffs. We paid for these.

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