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Jul 03 2013
By: II-SlimJim-II Lombax Warrior 185 posts
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Should Body Armor...

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...be a purchasable?

 

I mean... it just sort of makes sense. It behaves just like a purchasable, except it's free (0 loadout points). It's exactly the same. Why makes Body Armor the exception? Forcing everyone to use it is just doesn't seem right. It should be something you specialize in in, just like the Shotgun, Assualt Rifle, etc.

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First Son
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Jul 3, 2013
You don't HAVE to buy body armor. It's an option.
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Jul 3, 2013

Because it's something everyone would want to specialize in, and for balance purposes, it just works out better if everyone has access to it.

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Jul 3, 2013

Everytime you buy it, it goes up in price which I like. 

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Jul 3, 2013

xSKIN_N_BONESx wrote:

Because it's something everyone would want to specialize in, and for balance purposes, it just works out better if everyone has access to it.


This.

 

Having it accessible to everyone means there's more diversity, but without compromising on balance.

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Jul 3, 2013

In my opinion I don't think Armour should be in this type of game...it dosen't make sense to buy amour in the middle of a bloody match. They need to remove it.

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Jul 3, 2013
Ya I am not a big fan of armor in MP either, but everyone should have a chance to access it, otherwise its not fair.

It should also provide some protection from molotov or nailbomb, but currently its random, sometimes i survive sometimes I am downed.
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Jul 3, 2013

no, then everyone would have nothing to spend their parts on except for their main guns, meaning that everybody will have tons of upgraded guns with tons of ammo instead of having to decide between that and armour.

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Jul 3, 2013
Nice someone actually sees the real reason to keep it as is.
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Jul 3, 2013

sanddude20 wrote:

no, then everyone would have nothing to spend their parts on except for their main guns, meaning that everybody will have tons of upgraded guns with tons of ammo instead of having to decide between that and armour.


Make ammo and upgrades cost a bit more.  They'll also till have purchasable things to buy.

I'm definitely in favor of making body armor a purchasable.  It's pretty lame when you're up against an entire team that spams body armor.  At least if it was a purchasable they'd have to decided to leave something out of their loadout in order to buy it.  And yes, I know that it costs more each time you buy it.  But when it starts out at 450 in the first place, the few more parts that it takes to buy another set aren't all that much.

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