Today, 10:09 PM · 99 replies and 1019 views.
This is exactly what I (and others) have been criticising all along. It is extremely disrespectful of our time to decide that "your already-earned credits shall be worthless for reaching the new status which we are totally introducing even though no one asked for it".
The "engineer mods are optional" argument has been dead for a while now. They are only optional in the same sense that a shield is optional, or that you could totally forever fly with E-rated gear. Yes, it is possible, but unless you stick to specific niches where it doesn't matter much, you will be toast without.
P.S.: @Mods: Forum ate my post the first time, claiming my "token has expired". Didn't have to login, just Ctrl-F5 the threads, then write everything again. Not sure if random hiccup or genuine forum bug.
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