I think they're banking on the big battles system replacing raids completely and being an enjoyable option for both raiding kins and the general population. I'd say they have a pretty good chance of being right on that bet. There will be portions of the big battles that nobody can do except for the experienced raiding kins, I am sure of this! But that doesn't exclude others from participating in the rest of the content that is easier. There will be a much larger audience unlocked by scaling players equipment and skills (but not giving them all skills). I'm very encouraged about what I've read of the Big Battles system so far, they're going about it the right way. Finally something innovative.
Freeps: Venusia (Guardian), Silya (RK), Dwayr (Champion), Nissys (Captain), Filodon (Burgler), Tyveil (Lore-master)
Creeps: Venusiel (R7 Weaver), Tyveilakh (R5 Warleader)
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