TotalyMeow wrote:Claeyt, if you think it's unbalanced, give a good reason why. We can't check everything.
I am. I just gave the reason. It now costs 100s to make a single blindfold because of the red dye whereas it used to cost some rags and a bunch of cranberries but no silver. The blindfold was the second highest and easiest craftable FnW and LnL inspi after 'Remains of Old' and that can't be crafted unless you are able to hunt hydurkey's. This made it the most important inspi for going for Lucky until it got nerfed this patch. All the other high end FnW inspi's (4 leaf, Vibrant moss, Ashe's of Maudney, Traces of Lost colony) are either extremely rare or single use inspi's and not good for raising inspi levels to such high levels. This makes it harder for newer players to get the skill 'Lucky' as it takes away a very, very important inspi to get there.
More important, now it also is one of a few craftable inspi's whose recipe vastly outweighs it's use as an inspi. It's use is not worth 100s as an inspi. The silk hanky is another inspi where it's use as an inspi is vastly outweighed by it's cost of 3 egyptian cotton and a lacy edging (somewhere around 200s) I understand that these both have different uses (not getting sick, pinata) but their primary purpose is/was supposed to be craftable inspi's for raising inspiration and getting skills, not clothing or craftables whose use may be a one off. All other items in the inspi menu are for raising inspiration and skills. It seems a shame to limit the use of these 2 things for high end inspirational use.
I don't mind raising the amount needed for the blindfold a bit. Maybe if we could make the dye, but taking it out of the inspi use for the Lucky skill seems really hard on those who followed us in trying for Lucky.
Personally this isn't that big for me. I've used sheds full of blindfolds and I'm already into the high 600's for FnW and can do it with other stuff but it seems that it makes 'Lucky' even harder to get now for everyone else.
I think that both of them need to be lowered (especially if dye won't be craftable). Maybe 20 cranberries for the blindfold instead of 10 without the dye being required and maybe a single piece of Egyptian plus a single piece of silk cloth to make the silk hanky. This seems more in line for what they're worth as inspi's.