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#21 w0qj

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 12:23 AM

Solaris Event is so fun that I'm gonna play much more than 10 games! Posted Image

Note to MWO: Perhaps CBills rewards +XP can be bumped a little more the the loser of the match.
Call it a Consolation Event Bonus or something for the loser of the match only.

Losing nets you too little if you lose 60%+ of the games, not worth the effort.
==> Part of why the 2021 Solaris (before the Events) was retired: the losers gets pitiful amounts, not worth the effort.


View PostTomo Sukesada, on 02 September 2022 - 09:42 PM, said:

Does the event take tier into consideration?


No! Events never affect your PSR. (I've played dozens of this Solaris Event, and confirm this firsthand).

Also, this Solaris Event simply matches you to the next contestant. It does not take Tier into consideration, I believe.
(Someone correct me if I'm in the wrong!)

Edited by w0qj, 03 September 2022 - 12:52 AM.


#22 Horseman

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 12:39 AM

LADIES, GENTLEMEN AND CLANNER SCUM!
I AM NOT DUNCAN FISHER...
... BUT THIS IS MY FAVOURITE MODE IN THE INNER SPHERE!

View Postw0qj, on 03 September 2022 - 12:23 AM, said:

Solaris Event is so fun that I'm gonna play much more than 10 games! Posted Image

Yep! Solaris always was best in short bursts and the other modes rarely come down to the wire as often as here. For adrenaline junkies like myself it's the best damn mode ever. :)

#23 Wishmast3r

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 01:06 AM

Easy 9/10 wins with the Crael. Only lost to a trans cat girl in a Cataphract with really good aiming and pin point damage to the CT.

But it´s fun and i will continue in other mechs.

#24 KaLaM80 Squish

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 01:12 AM

It didn't take me long to finish the required 10 games, but that doesn't mean I'm not going to keep dueling.
I started with my HalfChadoken Dragon Flame (AC20, 2x Snub), but I've won most of the duels with my Orion K. I've just used my standard build (AC20, 2xSnub, 2x SRM6), and because most of the fights are up close, it's perfect for this event.

#25 Wishmast3r

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 01:43 AM

For me the fun part about Solaris has always been to find builds for a specific purpose.
Kill 1 mech and 1 mech only.
Where else can you play a 6xUAC2 Jagermech and win against an Orion brawling mech?

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Edited by Wishmast3r, 03 September 2022 - 01:43 AM.


#26 Orion_

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 05:23 AM

For completely obscure reasons we may never know, I hope the Orion K and maybe a IIC win this. Finally got one of these suckers an have been having a blast

#27 The Captain Dead

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 05:48 AM

After 104 matchs, my stat is 77 Victory ans 27 lose with Orion 1m

It's fun.


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Posted 03 September 2022 - 06:13 AM

Maybe this is a hot take, but this event really highlights how BS flamers are. There is no counter, there is no mitigation, just an "I win" for whoever has it as they permanently stun-lock whoever they're hosing down.

They may have made some sense in tabletop, but they have no place in MWO, and I will die on this hill.

#29 Sealiha

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 07:27 AM

An utterly disappointing event that holds no thought for new players. I can understand why, reading through the Solaris threads, why this game mode died.

Nothing fun at all dropping in a trial mech or an unskilled nor optimised owned mech against troll Solaris 7 builds.

#30 Mark Yore

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 08:23 AM

View PostTerran123rd, on 03 September 2022 - 06:13 AM, said:

Maybe this is a hot take, but this event really highlights how BS flamers are. There is no counter, there is no mitigation, just an "I win" for whoever has it as they permanently stun-lock whoever they're hosing down.

They may have made some sense in tabletop, but they have no place in MWO, and I will die on this hill.

I tried taking a few other mechs in but anything that generates heat (missiles and energy) just shuts down under the flamers and machine gun meta.

Fortunately the BoomJager is immune to that - hilarity abounds when you get to dismantle them with a few well placed AC20s. So far I've only lost one game, to a Jagermech DD with longer range and excellent positioning skills.

#31 Zwik

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 08:34 AM

Played quite a few matches and enjoying but for next time could the developers fix a couple of problems with this event

Why is this not restricted to stock builds if that is the only thing that is counting to the winning mech?

There should have a button to reset my mechs to the stock build so I can actually use something I already own but have tweaked and have no clue what the stock build was.

Loser gets almost no XP or CBills for the time spent and it is depressing when running a stock mech up against these custom builds

#32 Horseman

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 08:40 AM

View PostZwik, on 03 September 2022 - 08:34 AM, said:

Why is this not restricted to stock builds if that is the only thing that is counting to the winning mech?
Why are you under the illusion that stock loadouts are anywhere close to balanced? Most of them are ******* terrible, undergunned or undercooled (or sometimes both), often with insufficient ammo.

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Loser gets almost no XP or CBills for the time spent and it is depressing when running a stock mech up against these custom builds
Running a stock build is and has always been a mistake. PGI proved it conclusively when they did a stock MWOWC a few years ago.

#33 Kiadamoon

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 08:43 AM

Dear PGI can you please set free Duncan Fisher, these are S7 fights his voice must be heard

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 08:53 AM

imo flamers shoulda been banned from the event, lol
Otherwise was overall fun, though I kinda agree a stock-only version would be fun too.
It would have to be clan-only stock or something though, or just stock only from a certain era.

#35 Divkrd

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 09:15 AM

Another event ruined by braindead pay to win Crusaders, gj PGI

Edited by Divkrd, 03 September 2022 - 09:16 AM.


#36 w0qj

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 09:51 AM

+1
Flamers should be banned from Solaris Events.

==>Just curious, back in Solaris7 (2021), how did the players handle flamers??


View PostNondescript Machine, on 03 September 2022 - 08:53 AM, said:

imo flamers shoulda been banned from the event, lol
Otherwise was overall fun, though I kinda agree a stock-only version would be fun too.
It would have to be clan-only stock or something though, or just stock only from a certain era.


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Posted 03 September 2022 - 09:57 AM

View PostWishmast3r, on 03 September 2022 - 01:06 AM, said:

Easy 9/10 wins with the Crael. Only lost to a trans cat girl in a Cataphract with really good aiming and pin point damage to the CT.

But it´s fun and i will continue in other mechs.


Yeah, I think you got me when I overheated my 6T before I could get the kill shot off.

#38 Saved By The Bell

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Posted 03 September 2022 - 10:51 AM

Dont know maps.

Lost all, all time enemy streaks, srm or snubs, very boring and stupid. First tried, then played fast only for reward.

I see why Solyaris was bad.

Its not for casual player and usual mech.

Edited by Saved By The Bell, 03 September 2022 - 11:27 AM.


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Posted 03 September 2022 - 10:56 AM

View Postw0qj, on 03 September 2022 - 09:51 AM, said:

+1
Flamers should be banned from Solaris Events.

==>Just curious, back in Solaris7 (2021), how did the players handle flamers??

Solaris handled flamers differently:
https://mwomercs.com...90-17-apr-2018/

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Flamers are not restricted in Solaris, however their performance has been reduced with a nerf which only applies to the Solaris Games.
(...)
Flamer
  • Heat Scale penalty introduced for firing more then 4 flamers
  • Flamers will function differently for the Solaris Game Mode.
[The next following Flamer changes below are ONLY APPLIED to Solaris 7 arena matches]
  • Target heat generation Greatly reduced in the Solaris game mode.
  • Critical damage increased providing flamers a similar damage profile to standard Machine Guns.
Clan Flamer
  • Heat Scale penalty introduced for firing more then 4 flamers.
  • Flamers will function differently for the Solaris Game Mode.
[The next following Clan Flamer changes below are ONLY APPLIED to Solaris 7 arena matches]
  • Target heat generation greatly reduce for the Solaris Game mode.
  • Critical damage increased providing flamers a similar damage profile to standard Clan Machine Guns.

I think it's fair to say that "Solaris" events should follow that change accordingly.

Edited by Horseman, 03 September 2022 - 10:57 AM.


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Posted 03 September 2022 - 11:36 AM

SO - MUCH - FUN!!! Do this again soon!!!!!

Though I miss Duncan Fisher Posted Image

Do Platinum variants count for the event, though? I am 114-26 so far in my Catapult K2(P) but now I'm worried I screwed myself over (yes, I'm pushing for the K2!!!).

Do I need to be running with my non-Platinum variant for it to count?

View PostSaved By The Bell, on 03 September 2022 - 10:51 AM, said:

Dont know maps.

Lost all, all time enemy streaks, srm or snubs, very boring and stupid. First tried, then played fast only for reward.

I see why Solyaris was bad.

Its not for casual player and usual mech.


Sure it is. I am using my favorite Quick Play mech of all time, the K2. I haven't changed anything but a few skills in Solaris, and I am 114-26 as of noon PST on Saturday...(Tier 4 pilot)

Of course, I know you, and you're just bad. So...there's that.

Edited by Kealios, 03 September 2022 - 11:45 AM.






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