Anthem Rework Loot Status Report

The BioWare Blog discusses loot and equipment goals as BioWare continues with their promised Anthem rework. This offers details from a discussion that started on Twitter, offering a "peek behind the curtain" at "how the sausage is made" in fixing their multiplayer action/RPG. Here's the introduction on creating a more satisfying loot experience:
A good player experience depends on the loot system being extensible and robust, and a lot can go wrong. A lot did go wrong. We fell short here and we realized that building something new from the ground up was going to be required – starting with taking a long look and understanding the best in class of the many great games that inspire us.