No, see the real question you have to ask is if you hadn't flaunted 'easy epics' in Tacticsoft's face (it's literally your thread title), would they have still implemented the nerf?
Consider the following:
They obviously had no problem with it in the first place, it's how the game was released along with the rest of the update. So what changed since the huge update and this nerf? Only two things: the number of players who were clearing Big Boy, and your forum post, which clearly has gotten quite a lot of attention.