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Wish List Ecotron camping - The problem/improvements

Discussion in 'Technical - Suggestions and Bug Reports' started by Hatten, Dec 19, 2016.

  1. Hec
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    what relevant discussion if the entire lot is based on a misunderstanding
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    Boting or camping...
    Was good to mention the time factor, that is highly valued by adults with work and real life.
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    Fair enough about the camping
    the boting was not relevant. That was from the misunderstanding.

    Of course if you have proof of boting send it to PP and MA support and Don't reply (with it) to this thread.
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    Although they are almost the same thing Boting is far more relevant then Camping as it is against ToU. Camping can always be argued as not doing anything against the agreed ToU. Many that camp are most likely boting so yeah very relevant when discussing camping.

    And please if anyone has prove of people boting the npcs do share on this thread and report to MA. :thumbup:
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    How can this possibly happen?
    Mouse recording?
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    Yeah there are so called macros that you can use to create bots, its pretty simple as well. So its a potential problem, super hard to prove if someone is using that in the HUB but I guess its much easier for the PP/Ma to see it.
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    Very valid point. Its easier to spot a bot when ,lets say, hunting than when camping. If it wasnt hard to prove some of the alts in Proving Grounds that "live" there 24/7 would have been gone by now...hopefuly.
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    Doing it in a known problem area is about as smart as getting drunk in front of a police department. (Of course, there are some people who'd still do it :D) There aren't great many clicks being done in the area, so it shouldn't be hard for MA to check everyone at once.

    IMHO, baseless "botting" accusations and swamping the supports with reports on everyone someone happens to dislike are a much bigger problem than actual botting.

    A "we're watching" statement from MA could probably be useful though.
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    Is this suddenly the most active thread that Cyrene has seen in a long while? It would be ironic if it was bots doing all the talking ;)!
    Anyway, my take on this is that it is negative for the game to have an area where spending lots of time there passively will provide a potential reward and make it less likely that usually active players who stop by will get one.

    Not a serious idea - but if raffle tickets (or ticket fragments) were added to loots and as "out of the ordinaries" in mining finds, people could stop by every now and again to check if their tickets had won, but otherwise get on with other activities. You might say the item could just be put in the loot in the first place, but I think getting ticket fragments you could refine into a whole ticket would make it easier to spread a 'loot chance' of an item across activities more evenly - and you may even be able to choose which prize you would like to try for (which you cannot do when getting normal loots). ... ok, maybe I do mean it as a serious idea Kris :)
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    Okay if there are ticket fragments looted I would like it if all cyrene mob of all maturities have some very very slim chance and that might create interests in hunting everything?
    Of course ticket fragments must be tradeable/sellable.
    What if instead of choosing at vendor maybe there could be multiple types of tickets one for v.15 and another v.26, etc.
    And perhaps some separate ticket fragments types are for UL ecotron, but have the majority for the (L) ecotron?

    Many ideas have been brought up in this topic.
    But that doesn't mean Kris / Team Cyrene have to use any of them on ecotrons... could use those ideas for other things too. :)
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    Been away for a while and also sold almost everything and made myself a nice "self made HOF" of 12K PED of which i've withdrawal and which i got just in time for summer :beerchug:

    Stopped with the badge collecting since my last post here(a few monthe ago).
    There's no need for me to collect something i can't use anyway :HellNo: lol
    So to read it's all still the same with these weapons.

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