I want to discuss the current issues with the game, and why we as a community are enraged with how everything is right now. We as the playerbase want to help your game be successful, but it just feels you only want money and dont care about us or this game. As hard as it is, Ill try to be as civilized as I can about this, if you dont mind having a moment to review this with you.
- The Arena Matchmaking
Its a mess. Players among this forum have been complaining about it for such a long time now, and with the introduction of boosts and the last matchmaking rework in 1.7-1.8, it has transformed the arena into something that just doesnt feel fun anymore for the majority of us. This mode has also been the biggest flaw with the game, in comparison to the exploration part.
How this could be fixed: Change the matchmaking algorithm back to how it was in the 1.6 patch.
Now, I happen to be a player of your other game, Jurassic World: The Game. I’ve noticed you have an unboosted arena for that game’s arena despite having MOD’s (that game’s version of boosts), so I dont see any reason why this couldnt be done for Jurassic World Alive as well. Maybe make it so youll get higher and better incubators if you play the boosted arena, while we get the usual incubators in the unboosted. It would be a win-win for both of us; it would promote boosts, while also allowing us to play without the fear of a mega-boosted Thoradolosaur or Dracoceratops running through our teams effortlessly.
Where do I begin on this one? Ill give it to you like this:
“The way the meta is shaped up right now, it doesnt favor tanks that much with the exception of Diorajasaur and Trykosaurus. This is because of many of the players running Thoradolosaur to counter them. As a result, Dracoceratops, despite the nerf you gave it in 1.8, is still giving us grief. Even if Thoradolosaur was not present, tanks would not stop it completely, as they lack the damage to kill it before it swaps out.”
How this could be fixed: Theres multiple ways to nerf Dracoceratops. Heres what i think personally:
Change its swap in rampage to swap in definite strike. This move is on Dracorex and Irritator gen 2 as well.
Get rid of Regeneration on it. This move just seems out of place on this dinosaur. Neither Dracorex gen 2 or Triceratops gen 2 have this, so it just seems random that this thing has it.
Buff the damage tanks can do (except trykosaur and diorajasaur’s). That way they can not only threaten Thoradolosaur a tiny bit more, but they can be more effective at stopping Dracoceratops if you choose to leave its swap in rampage.
Side note: im pretty sure the comments can provide more input on this topic.
- Speed Boosts
As we all know, speed is the most important stat in the game. The Hp and Attack boosts arent that bad if you outspeed the creature with them and not them outspeeding you. However, with the introduction of speed boosts, many of us feel that was a mistake. If you arent aware of this, lets take Thoradolosaur for example:
Thoradolosaur, while fast for a tank destroyer, is outsped by many things naturally without boosts, leaving it checked by Utarinex, Erlidominus, and Diloracherius, and is hard countered by Magnapyritor and Diplovenator. When that Thoradolosaur has speed that overtakes a velociraptor, it becomes able to overcome those counters and checks with ease, especially with the stats you gave it. Sure, those counters could boost their speed too, that isnt the point im trying to make. It isnt fair for the opponent going through that Thoradolosaur.
How this could be fixed: the best solution is to dump speed boosts entirely, but if they stay, make it so the dino gains 1 point of speed per tier increase, until tiers 8-10, where that dino could gain 2 points of speed per tier increase.
- Alliance Mission Rewards
We’ve had the same ones since Alliance Missions were announced, and in all honesty, a huge majority of us want new rewards, as it is making us demotivated to continue doing them for the same rewards every single time.
How this could be fixed: Simply change the rewards, enough said.
Closing: As the playerbase, we want to help promote your game and make it successful. It has a ton of potential, but everything just seems flawed right now. If the moderators see this post, please speak to the dev team and game owners and discuss about fixes to these main problems, because the game is sitting in a pot of boiling water right now, and the forum seems like a time bomb ready to explode any second if nothing is done. If you really do care about us and this game, please address these. Thank you for your time.
Comments, feel free to ad don to any of these points, or add some new ones entirely if i missed any noteworthy ones.