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So what exactly is power creep? It is the theory that as a game continues to develop, the older pieces are outdated because the new ones are much better, and have less of a cost.
Mostly, I have issues with how people define "powercreep". They'll take one mini, and compare it against one other mini and then use that as "proof" that powercreep is happening.
I disagree that that method has any significant value.
For example, one could take the Twi'lek Scoundrel and compare it to the Aqualish Assassin and "prove" that powercreep has happened from RS to BH since they both cost 7 and the AA is way better.
But then I can counter that taking the Dark Hellion Gang Member and comparing to the Stormtrooper and the Stormtrooper is way better. So now RS has powercreep over BH.
How is that possible that both sets have powercreep over the other?
So the only valid way to define powercreep is to look across the whole spectrum of figures the set. Are the
majority of the pieces truly better for their cost than previous sets?
The answer to that for every set so far has been pretty uniformly: NO.
Every set has some great pieces compared to older sets, some average ones, and some bad ones. And if the sets had magically been released in a different order the same would be true of all the sets.
So given how I define it, we can't really make any halfway reasonable judgement about powercreep until the whole set is known. (And thus I won't bother voting.)