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The Viceroy Skullcandy Edition Armor Dilemma

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Discussion' started by AxeMurderer, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. KikkiJikki

    KikkiJikki Well-Known Member Pro Users

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    Actually he just stated that the game won't turn into a non RCE game - "I also want to quell any concerns that this is the way the game is heading. [snip] We may add more missions of this type, but that will not be the focus of all our development."

    You're totally wrong here.
     
  2. ruskea

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    why would anyone buy this armor instead of gremlin.. its pretty much the same.. except u can resell the gremlin.. and skullcandy looks better but is it worth the peds.. just the look of it?!?

    if it would be better than gremlin in all aspects then i would think of buying it.. but with the same stats.. cmon...
     
  3. KikkiJikki

    KikkiJikki Well-Known Member Pro Users

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    It has slightly better protection and slightly better durability than gremlin. If I didn't already have tiered gremlin I would go for it but as I have kinda equivalent gear it's not a priority for me.

    My position is I like the idea of what Ark devs have done but probably won't take advantage of it this time. I would like to see something more connected to the storyline. Remember that smuggler armour design contest that Bjorn started? There were some very cool concepts submitted in that thread...
     
  4. AxeMurderer

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    Yeah I will get it just for the look of it :)
     
  5. SST

    SST New User

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    I guess everyone that got it is thinking the same but you are forgeting one something. Every now and then developers come up with a new slightly better armor as they just did. Next time it happens and you might want to change to that new one, and what happens? Ill tell you what happens, depo and buy it instead of maybe selling what you got and just add some ped for the new one.

    People are paying markup too for these viceroy parts lets not forget that. With gremlin you get what ever markup there is the day you want to sell it and move on to new armor. Here you pay markup and dont even get TT value back.

    If you ask me this is the perfect example how a company gets bad rep.
     
  6. OZtwo

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    Also there is times you would like to get the BEST Armor. You look at auction to find the best tier increase rating and sale what you have to upgrade to that next best to at the end have the highest tier values items to then when you may want to upgrade to new armor have a GREAT set to sale back to others looking for that cool item. But what we have now is an untradable item that has a TT value of 0ped.

    BTW, the above IS EU and why so many do play the game.
     
  7. KikkiJikki

    KikkiJikki Well-Known Member Pro Users

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    So don't buy this armour. More choice is good.

    For me it's not really a matter of having the best armour I can afford anyway. I look to have the right armour for the various mobs I hunt. So if particular armour\plate combo is good for a bunch of mobs, there is no reason to trade it in for something else unless there is a clear improvement in durability for use against that lvl of mobs. That's why I'm probably not getting the Viceroy. My gremlin is fine against the mobs I would use Viceroy for and I have all that teiring progress.
     
  8. Svarog

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    I got the armor for the most stupid reason probably - I hate to have not finished quests ;)
     
  9. SST

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    Yup, so many reasons this is a mistake really.
     
  10. AxeMurderer

    AxeMurderer Active Member Pro Users

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    I got the armor and use it alot

    [video=youtube;YswzuVJjtBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YswzuVJjtBE&feature=youtu.be[/video]
     
  11. xantok

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    my issue with it is this:

    i know of a good number of people that have been replacing Gremlin with Jarhead (better imp/cut/stab) so they are introducing a account bound version of armor that a lot of people are already replacing with a better set. now the CP argument will show up against this statement, but CP is a specialized location and jarhead offers better protection against the most common attack types.

    thats my 2 pec on the armor, take it or leave it
     
  12. Neil

    Neil Adviser Pro Users Arkadia Adviser

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    Chris mentioned at the quarry yesterday that you will be able to trade in the viceroy armor probably next update (though still can't TT it directly), so I expect that changes some of the objections people have to it.
     
  13. xantok

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    like player to player trade? or you talking about giving the dude the mats for it still?
     
  14. OZtwo

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    Lets hope so. I would buy it now if knowing it would be TT able or even more if it was to be a limited item that could be sold on the auction. Be great to have a piece of history we would be able to trade up to get that best one of a kind tier values and one day have it as an odd item no one else would have with some short of worth. Yes, thinking the old EU here..but we still can have dreams that it will not leave us.
     
  15. Talania

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    Is the skull on the armor going to vanish on existing armor sets once the update comes or will it just stop having it on the armor you get from the mission after the update? I am interested in getting it before the update if it stays but if it is going to be removed from all existing armor sets then I don't know if I would want it.
     
  16. Jenny ferr

    Jenny ferr Well-Known Member Pro Users

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    the logo will stay if you get it before the VU after the VU the Skullcandy Edition will no longer be available, and if you are in a hurry take a look in our shopkeepers at Celeste North #12
     
  17. Dwarf Simeron Steelhammer

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    I just got the Skullcandy armor not too long ago (1 to 2 weeks). My Soc mates helped me out by providing quite a bit of the needed items at TT value (no MU and thanks folks!).

    Now, I got a full TT value set of TT Musca...I will get my set of Graduation Musca (Adjusted) when that is fixed...but I still wanted the Skullcandy V for a few reasons....

    1) Its a decent, Unlimited armor that can be improved with plates and eventually tiering up.
    2) Its a limited edition armor that will be going away soon. The armor itself will remain but without the Skull so its a piece of EU history.
    3) It looks very cool to me.
    4) I can afford it.

    Now, granted it sucks that it has no value really because it is non-trade and no TT value. It is a "pure ped loss" item as it is. But, here is what I would say to that....

    Use the armor till it is down to 0 TT and then you don't repair it...so you effectively have lost nothing if that is your concern.

    For me, I just think its a useful armor for me and it looks just damn nice.

    Especially with my shotgun BAMF or the Flame Thrower from Hunt the Thing...heh.

    My 2 pec worth of thought and opinion...yours will vary as will your mileage...:cowboy:
     
  18. sostoned

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    you cant use it to 0

    the protection and decay lowers when the armor decays

    take years to get it to 0 with no protection

    so only really usable at full tt
     
  19. sostoned

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    If the armor is gonna be tradable i probably buy it
     
  20. KikkiJikki

    KikkiJikki Well-Known Member Pro Users

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    Stoney, it depends on what you mean by tradeable. My understanding is that it will remain avatar bound but that you will have the option to trade it back to the broker for x - for some value of x.