To respond to my post from a month earlier.
The state of the game only seems to be getting worse. Every update continues to be "one step forward, two steps back", so now instead of being able to work on content, they are spending whatever little resources they now have(layoffs) on fixing the things that the Gree "higher-ups",who just want money, have implemented without having any idea on what actually happens in game and why certain chests and shops are necessary for the f2p player base and the p2p player base.
Then we have to instead watch the development team try and fix all of these GreeD issues, rather than work on the parts of the game that we enjoy.
It has been 3 months since the last level/promotion cap increase on server 1-2. We are now 2 months behind when we should have normally gotten a content(level/promotion increase+new chapter&heroes)update. Even if you want to say that we needed 2 months to make up for the fact we received o5/o6 at the same time, we would still be 1 month behind.
To me this is one of the first signs that this "layoff" is going to affect how we see content coming out. The last we heard was this:
This was on Dec 20th at the same time that o5/o6 was simultaneously released on servers 1-2. We have not been told to expect any different pace with content, yet it is clear we are now at a different pace.
Since then we are pretty sure @tactics no longer works on Dragonsoul, we make this assumption because we have not heard from him since @DSshisa/@ShisaDS has taken over and his member level on the forums has been reduced down to "regular".
Maybe I misunderstand Shisa's job but we have not had a single "State of the Game"(remember how nice and detailed those were? I am starting to miss tactics , which is something I never thought I'd say!) post other than @DSsven's "accidental one".
We were told 15 days ago, in our Mar 3-GS Meeting Thread, that @ShisaDS is working one one:
So hopefully he is "actually" working on it because the couple times I have asked the gamesages in the past week have gone unanswered.
I have stopped spending on the game, minus $3 for the monthly diamond deal(always been a good deal for the value). Other than that, Gree is not giving me content that I feel worth paying for.
- Overpriced legendary skills that you drop down later(after making the same mistake with crowbars),
- Overpowered heroes, that either still need to be fixed (plague mogul-worst part is that patch 2.11 came out since they knew he was broken and they should have had time to fix him, yet didn't), or were so nerfed they are barely ever used(mistress manicure)
- Shop/Chest changes no one asked for- which then had to be revereted (Some of these "cheap" items are welcome, but its clear they didn't even really know what was going to happen with prices when they implemented these changes, we still see 30K+ token items)
- New skins(I like these)
- Story is completely stagnating because of the are not keeping content "up-to-date"
- Base gear(tiaras,headbanger,boomerangs,diplomas)at lower levels have become easier to obtain but bottleneck items still have frustratingly low drop rates and are not available in enough locations.
I could go on but I have spent enough of my morning on this post.
Basically the game continues it's downward trend. Inevitably getting closer to its death as it loses more players each day and more players decide to stop spending or spend less. New servers won't save Gree when they refuse to even acknowledge the needs and "cries" of the players on those servers.
If the Devs and Gree want players to have faith in this game, they need show us the game has a real future.
Give us the most concrete and detailed State of the Game Post(that you can) about what we can expect in the coming months. Then deliver on those promises. Deliver on the content that we all want right now. Show us that the players are being listened to and that we matter, and please for the love of god, Stop making the same mistakes over and over! The players tell you what they like and don't like, all you guys need to do is listen!
But see this is the problem. The developers don't run the show. They don't make the big decisions. They just have to do what they are told. Such as the chest changes. Unfortunately for us(the players), things are not going to change. I will be the first to come here and apologize if things were to change, but they wont.
Dragonsoul is on a downward spiral from greed and lack/depth of content. Hopefully I am wrong, I definitely have been a few times on here. Hopefully this next patch will be full of new features(runes 2.0) and new heroes and our level cap and O7 and new skins and fixes to all of these HUGE issues that are broken and....yeah just woke up from my dream, fell back asleep for a second, sorry.
I will continue to play this game until it is dead, I just won't be giving Gree more $$ than a cup of coffee a month.