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  1. if you don't wanna make saddles just get 16 decent shadowmanes and 4 dieno chickens and you can kill dragon with the bleed if you are careful
  2. INI editing should have never been allowed on official servers. Completely ruins the whole stealth aspect of the game (hiding in bushes, stashing loot, trying to blend in, etc.)
  3. I could be wrong, but I don't think WC has ever even mentioned or acknowledged the prevalence of tracking via battlemetrics and bots, which makes me think either 1, there's nothing they can do to fix it, or 2 they just don't care to. With moderation it's clear that the enforcement devs are almost completely incapable of tracking players transferring between their servers. IE a cheating tribe will get devwiped on their tiny farm server but their main server sits untouched. Hopefully transferring won't be as much of a think in ark 2 and maybe the LDL servers are them testing the waters.
  4. People want to play together, most players won't play if forced to be solo. There is a fair point to be made against unofficial servers spreading out the population but if removed those players would probably just not play.
  5. There's a few different things that contribute to this in Ark 1 that they could fix in Ark 2 if breeding is even returning as we know it. Firstly, allowing players to build in massive caves, which allows them to breed with no threat whatsoever, making them the only viable base spots in the game. Pretty much no open area is viable. Cryopods are also a huge contributor. Before cryos it was nearly impossible to breed the way people do today. Changing how kibble works also had a huge effect. Before cryos + kibble change half of your tame allowance had to be egg dinos, which a lot of people didn't like, but IMO it's better than these walmart bases with 500+ gigas breeding to top stat. Additionally, infinite mutations (essentially) needs to not return at all, it's so bad for the game. A perfect tamed 150 is probably somewhere in the ball park of 10,000% worse than a top stat dino. They need to make the maximum benefit of breeding far less. +30% rider bonus is already strong enough to be worth doing some breeding. That plus like a max of 20% increase to stats is more than enough.
  6. Big true but there's one big issue sadly. Stegos early and mid game are CRAZY op against ARB so sadly gonna be farming that like crazy still
  7. They are prolly testing the waters for Ark 2 trying to decide how they want to tackle transfers. It's a good step in the right direction imo but I don't think it will do much for ark 1 at this point. I'm sure people already have tek on the servers and prolly huge cheating issues already. There are a lot of huge benefits though, if you don't like manas don't play on lost island and you never have to deal with them, the cheaters can't move around and if someone does get dev wiped it will hurt WAY worse than on full transfer clusters. It also brings back politics to ark which for me was one of the best parts of early ark. Every server was kinda like game of thrones with people backstabbing people etc. Current ark is just sweaties transfering, no one talks, no one knows anyone else, you'll never see them again, etc.
  8. I'm guessing bad but hoping not. The fact is they've completely failed on the PC PvP side of things with cheaters so the question is whether the PvE will be better or not, which I'd say there's a decent chance of. I'm guessing they are going to enable full crossplay though which will mean you can no longer avoid cheaters on console. That paired with the fact that part of the reason Ark 1 cheats are so bad is because a snail games employee in china stole/sold the source code (see the lawsuit by WC about it if you don't believe) and there's prolly another dude waiting for his chance to make bank with the Ark 2 source code.
  9. honestly there's no saving ark 1 pvp issues. Don't even have time to get to all the balance issues with all the cheating but the only savior is ark 2 (potentially). They need to change a lot that would require a new game. Base attacking/defending needs to be totally different because like you said, turrets are bad and the turret limit is bad, but without it the lag gets crazy. Most people don't even soak bases most of the time for years now, you can always just cheese your way in. Server capping literally can't be fixed with server transfers enabled, even if the cap was 30 members per tribe people will just use 3 tribes, or just tribeless people to fill the server but not help directly in fighting, no way to reliably detect which tribes are working with each other. A million more issues that were not thought out when they added them to the game that pretty much can't be fixed at this point like infinite breeding, cryos making the game to easy/lame (everyone got a pocket giga/can bring a whole raptoring brigade of dinos on a mana) etc.
  10. The game pretending it has functional anticheat and enforcement.
  11. They changed the collision on boats a few months ago and it's a lot worse now. You can't go nearly anywhere you could before
  12. Best I could recommend is not to play on Asia clusters. They crash and go down on wildcards end all the time and you are very susceptible to losing your character that way. Also on the player end duping and intentionally crashing the server is super rampant.
  13. Look into the Xbox family sharing I think it's called. Basically you can link one Xbox account to another and anything you buy on one is available to another. Your wife would need to make her own account and may need Xbox gold as well, but I can't remember. Look up a YouTube video on it causes it's kinda confusing. Also, I know it works with purchased games but I'm not sure about for game pass games.
  14. Unfortunately spam is a mechanic of ark 1. Hope for different mechanics in Ark 2.
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