Finally Ncsoft acknowledges the need to lessen the grind factor before they lose too much more of their client base. It may be a start in the right direction.
http://na.aiononline.com/board/notices/ ... =175&page=
No doubt it's going to be a total lagfest on servers though as everyone tries to make up XP.
Looking forward to changes next year however, l just hope it is early next year as l've been seriously contemplating quitting the past two weeks.