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Paragon Studios
MMORPG | Setting:Super-Hero | Status:Cancelled  (est.rel 04/27/04)  | Pub:NCSoft
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City of Heroes Videos: Inventions Tutorial Video (4:10)

NCSoft has provided us with this exclusive video showing users the ins and outs of the new Invention System.

Also get your free 14 day trial of City of Heroes here

NCSoft has provided us with this exclusive video showing users the ins and outs of the new Invention System.

Also get your free 14 day trial of City of Heroes here
Duration: 4:10
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Game: City of Heroes
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cjabulka writes: seems i wont be able to see it my browser buggy Mon May 14 2007 7:16PM Report
apocalance writes: Pretty good explanation of the new system. Mon May 14 2007 7:42PM Report
Mwalkin writes: So, inventions are mostly enhancements the hero makes? I thought they said something about new powers, but maybe I misenterpretted. The costume parts seemed cool though. Mon May 14 2007 10:58PM Report
MosaicM writes: You can make new temp powers too. But the prices for most important salvage is so high you better have a max lvl char with tons of inf. Tue May 15 2007 3:49AM Report
coffee_head writes: way to tedious, unless you are looking for a second job:/ Tue May 15 2007 5:25AM Report
damian7 writes: not sure what's up with the temp powers, haven't seen any of those yet, but i haven't really researched about it yet either. way too tedious? um, you just kill things like you normally would, you get TONS of recipes and salvage drops. if you don't have what you want, go to the auction places. if you're short on cash, look at what you have and what sells very well. it's actually done quite nicely. if you're an alt-holic; then, all those level 14-20s that you have, just got a bunch of new goodies to play with. i really like the ones that do things like add endo drain to a ranged attack, or the +stealth (120 second duration) to a jump power, etc. Tue May 15 2007 6:24AM Report
archabaddon writes: Although some of the rarer stuff is still somewhat pricey, prices are already dropping for many items just weeks after release (as players collect more of the common and uncommon stuff). It also gives any character the chance to make a lot of INF if the get the right drop & consign it. The nice thing about basic Invention Enhancements is that their effectiveness is based off of their level, not the characters. You don't outlevel them like regular Enhancements, but upgrading them is still beneficial. The set IOs give extra bonuses if you have two or more in a power. Costumes include wings and boots, both very nice. I speculate jet packs will be added next :) The invented temp powers are so-so, but I expect more powers & costume parts to be added later - this is just Phase 1 after all :p Now that the system's in-place, there's a lot of room for expansion. Tue May 15 2007 12:51PM Report
Jarlo writes: Yeah it won't play for me either, getting a cannot connect error. Maybe just overloaded ? Tue May 15 2007 1:44PM Report
Fion writes: Tedius? The items drop randomly, you can buy all you need to make a new power or enhancement or costume piece in minutes, the actual crafting is instant. It is far from tedious. You want tedious crafting, go play DAoC. Tue May 15 2007 3:24PM Report
Erutan409 writes: It seems like a nice system but I don't know that I want to spend the time make the "inventions." It's a nice idea, but seriously, a game can get very complicated these days. Wed May 16 2007 2:51PM Report
steven12 writes: Hey, if anyone wants a free 14-day trial to try out this new invention system, or just try out the game, message me. Sat May 19 2007 11:08PM Report
smartashe writes: This game rocks... And the invention system is easy to use. CoH and CoV continue to keep vet's interested with new content... I highly recommend this game... Best, Dale Jr Freedom Server Mon May 21 2007 8:20AM Report
smeganator writes: cool but the actual game never works for me coz it says pin expired its so annoying and i have to pay for the game again Wed Jun 27 2007 11:17AM Report
magicwitch12 writes: man i wish this donload can go faster 4 i can play 4 14 days free alreaty. Sat Sep 01 2007 9:15AM Report
Trickshot writes: looks cool still waitin on download Tue May 06 2008 3:28AM Report