MMORPG.com Champions Online Correspondent C.A. Thomas writes this look at teaming and the roles that are required to do it effectively in Cryptic's new superhero MMO.
One of the biggest complaints among players of Champions Online is the strong focus on the solo element of the gameplay, along with the difficulty--or lack thereof. These concerns aren't unfounded, as the majority of the game's main content can be completed pretty easily without the aid of a team. That said, the social and teaming aspects of the game are there for people who wish to take advantage of them and like a bit of a challenge; it's just a matter of taking the initiative and using those features.
The core of effective team play in CO are the Builds and Roles system. With this, you can customize your role in a team and tailor your hero to your immediate needs.
Read A Guide to Teaming.