Before I start, I'll use two references which I will link to once or twice throughout the post.
Rabble's post: http://forums2.battleon.com/f/fb.asp?m=21510618
Robot Technology Bonus: http://epicduelwiki.com/w/Robot_Technology_Bonus
As Rabble has mentioned, Focus is one of the areas he will be looking at, eventually, to match lower weapon damage. Main aim of the change will be to prolong battles, which is one of the projects which Rabble is undertaking right now.
From the Robot Technology Bonus entry, we can see it works like our standard stats - +1 damage per 5 stats, then +1 damage per 6 stats (55-84), and lastly +1 damage per 7 stats (85+). This shows us Technology can have a great impact on the Bots, and some builds can take advantage of it - for example, Caster TM with 150'ish Tech, they can effectively use Botanical Hazard's Poison, due to fast progression, despite the lack of Focus!
We also know Focus gives us +4 damage per Focus, for up to +20 damage at Focus 5. We can already get to Focus 6 (50 stat points in all) but that's another story.
Without going further into the numbers area, I'm suggesting a buff to Focus alone and a nerf to Robot Technology Bonus. In other words, we'd end up with roughly the same damage as we have now but Technology wouldn't play as big role - rendering some Bots not abuseable with very high Tech, and allowing bigger variety of Focus builds to get decent damage from Bots.
I tried going for a Dex build on my BM char, which means I would have to shift around 40 of my Tech to Dex, and that would account for 5-6 damage loss on my Bot. Since it plays a crucial role in my build, and I still have Focus, I couldn't go for it. Neither did Support leaning work, because of the Tech improvement. Why should it get that much of an advantage if it's just like any other stat? Logically speaking, Tech makes sense but it gives too much of a bonus - and it makes some builds easy to abuse with some Bots, as well as giving them too much of an edge!
Few questions to you guys:
Would you rather see Focus reworked and be fair for all, or keep its heavy Technology lean?
Would the change be beneficial for some builds or disastrous for most?
Have you got any other solutions? (if scraping Focus from the game is one of those, please don't bother)
You don't have to quote the questions and answer those - these are only to start off the discussion and give you a rough idea of what areas you should cover.