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Tesseract

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it's apex season 6, constitutional changes are afoot at the circle k


imma look for y'all on the battlefields

 
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Tesseract

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i genuinely love this update

crafting fixes pitfalls w / rng optics and ammo, 99 relegated to reds where it belongs, fantastic map changes (dressing and cover placement, plenty of additions or modifications)

more geysers for easy traversal, weapon tuning feels even better than s05, legend balance fairly equalized
 
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jadedm17

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First off Pathfinder needs a buff : He's my main and I miss using him, Mirage gets his ULT almost as fast as Pathfinder's grappling hook. -_-'

Second is anyone else experiencing UNBEARABLE LAG? I've played like 9 games and 7 were in slow motion. :(

Love the map updates, legend etc.... Still don't love the Evo Shield change : Holy s**** is Kraber deadly with 25 less health.
 
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Thing on a Spring

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Won my second game with Rampart last night, didn't get much time to play though. Off work for the next few days so I'll get some quality time with it starting tonight. Hemlock is mad. Volt is great at close/medium range but needs a long range partner weapon like the Hemlock, Wingman or G7.

Need more time to get the measure of the map changes. Crafting helps focus the ground loot pool which is nice and the materials seem plentiful. It's also nice that you aren't stuck at the machine while waiting for your item to finish crafting.

Liking what I've played so far.
 
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The biggest problem is the lack of recoil. Other than max mag size, I’m struggling to find any weakness with the Volt. Also really not sure why they brought the Devo back, with the Turbocharger no less.
 
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Boss Mog

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I almost just won a trios match solo. Maxed Devotion + Maxed Volt with Rampart's extra ammo per mag and amped cover is a ridiculous combo, I mowed down 2 entire teams and 2/3 of the final team. Would've been an epic win...
 

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Anyone feel the new banners in the season pass got the drip? That saturation looks NICE.

Dunno why they all have vehicles in them, unless S7 is adding them or something... 👀
 
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Thing on a Spring

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Micro patch out. Mostly bug fixes but a few important gear ones.
  • Reduce Devotion damage [17 -> 16] , and increases recoil - these are quick changes we can make now, more adjustments to Devotion that take more time to do will come later.
  • Reduce number of Devotions and Turbochargers spawned
  • Reduced number of gold helms, gold backpacks and gold incap shields
We are still looking at tweaks and changes coming in the next few weeks.
 
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X-Fighter

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Micro patch out. Mostly bug fixes but a few important gear ones.
Good patch, was ridiculous how many people had golden shields in the final. Besides the Volt and Devotion being OP this is a great update. Although I don't agree with the gold armor being 175. Small shield cells now heal 2/3 of your shields, it's annoying that you then have to use a whole shield cell for that last 1/3 when it could fill more. I would bring it back to 200, or let those shield cells only heal 1.5x with golden armor instead of 2x
 
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Thing on a Spring

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Tbh, I'm just glad they're responding to the broken stuff so quickly. Possibly an unpopular opinion here but I don't think the Volt is OP. Certainly nowhere near the R99 at least. You could laser people across the map with that thing.
 
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Alx

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What's the point of in house testing if you release shit that you need to nerf right away. Every season it's the same shit.
I suppose in house testing has its own bias because their testers aren't representative of the whole audience of the game. Also it's not tested on the same scale, so it's no surprise that some fine tuning is still necessary after release.
 

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Tbh, I'm just glad they're responding to the broken stuff so quickly. Possibly an unpopular opinion here but I don't think the Volt is OP. Certainly nowhere near the R99 at least. You could laser people across the map with that thing.
It isn't overpowerd due to the TTK, but more due to the mag size. I saw this quote on reddit, and I do agree that this is an issue:

The Volt and R-99 have nearly the same dps, but the R-99 can do 297 damage with a purple light mag while the volt can do 304 damage WITHOUT AN EXTENDED MAG (A purple gives 494). This alone adds to TTK and reduces the skill gap. If you’re able to do the same amount of damage while having lower accuracy that alone lowers the skill gap. It also decreases the TTK since previous fights would often require reloading mid-fight, but now being “one-magged” happens a lot more.
 

Thing on a Spring

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It isn't overpowerd due to the TTK, but more due to the mag size. I saw this quote on reddit, and I do agree that this is an issue:
I wasn't really aware of the numbers, just going by feel but now that you point it out, it does seem like an issue. Incoming mag size reduction then by the looks of it. Or maybe they'll make it like the beam rifle and make it incompatible with extended mags.
 
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Merzbear

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Got a solo W in teams with Crypto and got a W with Mirage playing with a REALLY fucking good Bloodhound.

When playing with people who are also good is such a special feeling. Used to love playing defensive characters but with Rampart being hot right now and how the update is fucking defensive plays I think I might have to switch to Assault class.
 
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Merzbear

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Been on that Tesseract shit and playing most of the cast. Only characters I won't touch is Gibby, Wraith, Loba and Rampart. Wraith is useful and I know I'd be good with her but the stigma is still too strong. I'm enjoying Mirage and Octane a lot more now. Think I'll only play Caustic and Wattson in King's Canyon.

Gonna be real though... S5 was the worst season. The hype for it was real but what was given to us wasn't all that. Meanwhile I was just patiently waiting for S6 and it's been more fun so far even with WE. The Rampart picks and week one returners have ceased so I'm happy.
 
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Alx

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I don't think I like Rampart that much. I usually like characters with tactical positioning abilities, like Caustic or Wattson, but hers are too slow and limited (your shield or turret are only useful if you stand by them).
It seems the shields are a good option to block doors though.
 
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PSYGN

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The third partying has never been so rampant. What do you guys think about a change like this? I think it would give players a fighting chance against third partying.
  • 5 second gold shield-like heal buff and bonus speed boost immediately after you wipe a squad.
 
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Merzbear

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I want the RNG back and the normal shields. Not for my benefit but for my mental health of dealing with absolute garbage players. After I max the season pass and get the event items I'm out. Game isn't fun anymore, I get punished for playing with fucking morons.
 
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