I like the idea of Skins. It changes things up for heroes which is cool. What I don’t like is My Samurai Ronin epic look, turning into a baseball player, or my Anubis wearing gridiron gear (which is pink btw).
Some of the skins Rock, as I’ve stated about the Crimson Demon for Grimfiend, and many others. However the Donut on Rokno drove me here.
Now that the skin system is symbiotic with the dual talent update, and it’s not necessary to use the skin if you want to swap talents, why should we be forced to look comical instead of Heroic, to gain the benefits of the skin?
If one system doesn’t rely on wearing the skin, why should the other? If we like how the Skin looks, cool we can wear it and gain the benefits we paid for. If however you don’t want Wallawalla holding a Turkey and dressed as a cook with sausages in his backpack, and prefer the more authentic look of the Demon Shaman hiding in plain sight, then we should be able to look that way, AND gain the benefits of the skin we paid for.
Some are very expensive when they first come out, in the $100 category. Then you get the shock of your life when the skin is put on and your team is all decked out in Devo’d colors and Auras, yet Anubis is pink and holding a phallic symbol trophy...
How do you feel about this? Do you feel cramped when having to don a skin that doesn’t hold up with the theme of your team you had in mind? Would buying the skin and gaining the stats be enough so you could choose your look?
There’s also the matter of some skins that do look great yet alter the size of the hero so much it looks like a pet (I’m looking at you Moltanica Skin).
I love the Idea of skins, however some just don’t work for me, I’d love to see multiple skins for each hero which would further diversify hero use, however being forced to wear a skin, in a game where the look of Your heroes gives a sense of status, and feel for your base, some of the skin options go completely counter to this, when the stats on them aren’t really an option at all. Think Silent Hills in the Destiny area with an undead dragon, Grimfiend, and a werewolf being led by Prince Charming and a Floating Clown..
- Anerdy "Drunk"