Recently, MMORPG.com Community Manager Michael Bitton had the opportunity to attend the New York Comic Con and play host to some of the biggest names in MMO game development today. The Paragon Studios team was one of those luminaries and they gave a great panel discussion about City of Heroes. Mike has the complete breakdown of all things CoH including a terrific look at Issue 19: Alpha Strike which brings the end-game Incarnate system into the game. Read on!
Soon, the real meat of the panel came into focus: details on the just announced Issue 19: Alpha Strike. Issue 19 will introduce players to the end-game Incarnate system, which allows players to earn a number of different slots that can do all manner of things for a character (forgive the vagueness, they aren’t saying much!). The first slot to be introduced is the appropriately named Alpha Slot, and players will earn this slot through a new story arc centered on Ouroboros, where players will meet Mender Ramiel, who wants to fast-track your foreseen ascension to becoming an Incarnate. The developers were still a bit tight-lipped on the process, but they promised that players who earn their Alpha Slot and subsequently whatever sort of upgrades that can be placed in it will be significantly more powerful.
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