@The OP: Ridiculous.
You can't just go upsetting the brilliant and groundbreaking imbalance of this game by adding new stuff willy nilly and not expecting nerfs and skills be demanded. That's insane! It will make it hard for new people! The Warhawk Vets will be mowing people DOWN with these horses! They'll be unstoppable!
You'll note, btw, I didn't say it couldn't be used without a skill. I said it must require a skill to be worth using.
@Sarcastic Font suggesting person: Ridiculous. I'm dead serious here. It simply cannot be in this game if its not nerfed, neutered, and rendered totally worthless without some enabled skill that's insanely simple to pad. This isn't Warhawk you know! And that's the direction this suggestion would take us! Right back into Warhawk territory!
And is there something wrong with warhawk territory? Warhawk was a great game and if the new players can handle cluster bomb hawks and being gunned down by razorbacks or ran over by a sidewinder or blown to bits by a tank or any other thin that could happen to you, what difference is getting gunned down by a horse gonna make? Honestly is it going to make it impossible for new players to level up or gain xp? No. Is it going to make all the new players give up starhawk? No. So I the new players can handle all the other starhawk stuff then thu could easily handle a horse.
Absolutely there's something wrong with it.
This isn't a sequel to Warhawk. That's why you can't go there. You sound like... one of those... Warhawk lovers. Are you, sir, a Vet? There's no room here for Warhawk Vets or their horrible opinions.
This is Starhawk. Its ground breaking with its BnB, its lack of any structure or useful weapons pick ups, desolate maps, gimicky skills, no vehicle spawns, and how it forces a player to manage everything from currency to available structures.
To throw a horse off in here without full regard as to how it might bring this game into better balance or how it can first be nerfed or locked onto with an RPG is total madness. Complete disregard to all the hard work the community has done to get this game dumbed down enough the average orangutan can jump in a Hawk and be a beast.
I mean I sorta get what your saying bate but I don't see how you could nerf the horse. If you have any ideas I would like to hear them. In fact, that goes to anyone out there. If you have any ideas on how to help get the horse into starhawk please post them
Well, you'd have to make them slow. Be able to lock onto them with an RPG, make them tire quickly, we'd have to set aside an allotment of rift for 'feed' and manage that and make them cost quite a bit or people'd be running all over the map on horses, stealing flags and capping them.
They'd need to occasionally throw a shoe too.