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Everything posted by wolfuse

  1. Yep no where in any MMOs history has there been night guilds on both sides.
  2. I have been reading the posts and not just cherry picking, every time someone mentions a 24/7 setting you or others revert back to this same saying about 3am wall bashing with no player interaction. I already understand the the significance of players wanting to keep what they make, that is super, however where does your logic ball stop? If crushing players seems to be the only valid reason of playing this game then by your logic why would anything need to be vulnerable during "off hours" as we apparently only face bash walls. POI, game create resources/keeps, hey we apparently wont be fighting anything but walls to obtain them so why make the game playable during that time?
  3. Hey devs just make this game playable from 2pm to 10pm as apparently all other players don't matter. Non primetime players apparently only fight walls, ghost driven caravans, and other BS that doesn't involve battling other players as pang seems to deem so. So please alienate any players that cant play during those times. ugh pang you really need to get over this phrase, whether you want to believe it or not there are players on at 3am from BOTH sides in all games. Just cause there isn't as many on like there would be during your normal playtime doesn't mean people are just fighting walls. Yes there might be lighter and possibly no defense on occasions, but that is the consequence of 24/7 online play. I mean seriously; i would hate to suffer the irreplaceable, extremely valuable loss of pixels ..... oh wait.
  4. I don't think they meant parcels though, arent parcels just droppable landscapes?. The game generates the world itself for CW, imo the changing of the world would just mean the fact we can build within that world causes the change. Quick question though, when they say building in the world do they mean like Landmark/minecraft type building or more of a place of the structure design and throwing a ton of materials at it until it is completed like Archage?
  5. First of all, its a game so if you are sweating while building a city please turn on the A/C or a fan as you are actually not doing the work . POI are supposedly going to be game generated so to have them 24/7 makes sense, however if you want the player built stuff to have WoO then that would be the compromise
  6. Ahh thanks for the clarification. I just don't get how this helps mutli account users though if they aren't actively playing each character.
  7. So i am a bit lost, my interpretation of the system was basically: (scenario) Skills max at say 50. As i am logged out the skill levels towards 50. Once logged in and using said skill my proficiency in the skill moves towards what ever the level i currently have reached and would not progress past that level without logging out to passively train. This imo is an artificial leveling system in order to get players to have a sense of progression. There are up sides to the system as in even with passively training everything to max level you still have to play to actually get the skill maxed. If you are not proficient with the ability then your damage/buff/debuff from said ability will suffer. The downsides would be some players feeling like they are possibly grinding. There is also information we don't know that skews the issue like how long it takes to max a skills level and proficiency. What issues are there with low proficiency in a skill. Please correct me if i am wrong in my interpretation of the system, but if the above mentioned is correct it wouldn't benefit multi-account users very well as they would have to log in and play those characters to even make them worth having.
  8. Nah brah, just plan on picking off the noobs fallin behind in the pack
  9. WTH are you talking about the scenario was given due to the WoO, that doesn't mean i would like that scenario to take place. The rest of this post is just you inaccurately perceiving my post.
  10. /facepalm That scenario of choosing your WoO was not what we were speaking of, so how could i be making an assumption. Also predetermined WoO set by individuals that owns the keep makes for even less risk. So the community went from YES! BLOOD BATHS to please don't take my stuff.
  11. However in the same instance we have nothing to use those resources for. Why would we invest/risk a keep/poi/whatever with materials that we have obtained only see them squandered as we are unable to defend during our work hours. The system as a whole only promotes prime time play, this is assuming that sieging will only be based around prime time. I love how the assumptions are made that night/morning time players receive less of a risk than day players. So with this system lets say the battles take place from 5pm to 8pm (normal prime time). Night player (10pm-3am) has invest time and resources in building a keep. No battles so now they are only farming until bed time. Gets up goes to work from 12pm to 8pm. Gets home logs on keep destroyed. 1. Player has invest time 2. Player has invest materials 3. Player does not get to participate during battles in order to defend said keep On the other foot a prime time player does the same with time and materials he/she gets the added benefit of protecting his/her keep. Remember you posted about group play right? "The game is about group play, not who can catch the most Pac-Rim loads to keep their pixels." The above statement sees like you are more worried about your assets than group play. Even if i was to put my above scenario as group oriented it still leaves night/morning players risking everything compare to prime time players.
  12. What you fail to grasp is this is the internet and there is no such thing as off-hours. The system you seem be crusading is all about avoiding fights as it promotes only battling during specific times of day when there is possibly a heavier population on. This system rewards non-risk takers as during invulnerable time you can roam the lands and gather resources prior to the next attack to upgrade/fortify you defenses. You also fail to grasp that your specific play time is not everyone's which means there would be fighting at all times of day if this system wasn't in place. Do you think that players go into a peaceful state until your arrival to do battle? Lets look at this from another perspective, if say you play from 5pm to 8pm what happens if battles are only register from 12pm-3pm or 9pm-12am? Its easy for people who have no job or play during primetime hours to talk a lot of mess but its funny to see them cry when its their play time that gets messed with.
  13. There you go with that assumption that i would be the only night/morning player. laughable
  14. Love how this thread http://community.crowfall.com/index.php?/topic/6795-what-attracted-you-to-the-game/ starts and some contradict what they stated in this thread. Might want to make those statements of "play driven gameplay" and "play to crush" comments with the added "at your convenience". Just priceless
  15. Nice jab to bad you falsely assume what you do not understand. I have seen massive battles taken place at all times of day and as such i have seen keeps be ninjaed at all times of day as well. I love how you day time players assume all night/morning time players just walk in and take everything without anyone putting up a fight. You just proved your arrogance in your last sentence.
  16. You should be relying on alliances to help defend. Just because you aren't awake at 3am doesn't mean there are not others within your faction that are sleeping as well. I don't understand why some people feel the need to use this argument. So all you are telling me is that if i want to have full experience of the game i will have to play on oceanic servers (if they have them) in order to see sieges or only play on the weekends during the set perimeters. You don't hear me complaining that if i take a castle at 3am some group of players takes it back at 3pm. Luckily after re-reading the information so far given this will not be a ruleset that takes place on every campaign.
  17. Yes, in which there are games that don't use this asinine system to limit warfare. Being more so that this is a PvP game really makes this worse. You lack the element of PvE other than killing random mobs out in the field. With all the complaining on these forums about EKs this system just cements the issue further. Yes, i know if i don't like it i can go play one of the other games that don't use the system. I will still keep an eye on this game but if battles center around time frames like Aion did then i will take my money elsewhere, i know my measly amount of money doesn't matter in the thick of things but i am not the only person to hate this type of system.
  18. I would argue that not having 24/7 gameplay is less casual friendly as not everyone plays during so called prime time hours. You effective alienate a good amount of player base by setting time frames around POI. The whole point of this game is to have continuous battle is it not? Whats realistic or action oriented about setting parameters around warfare? Its not like kings back in the day just sent messengers to places saying, "hey we want to take your city, whens the best time?"
  19. Agreed, that was the main reason I stopped playing Aion. Being on shift work left me with only the weekend to have keep battles which where lack luster to begin with. I never really understood WoO mechanics, they make no sense to me. To me its kind of immersion breaking as with Aion there was some unnatural barrier that only comes down once in awhile to allow for battles.
  20. I agree, the only issue being is that we really cant compare CF to PS2 as the mechanics for PS2 inherently let you get the heck out of dodge by being able to deploy to a different base/map/sunderer when need be. Even if you are getting farmed at a specific base its easy to move along to another. It will interesting to see what mechanics there are for CF as that will determine where the "griefing" comes in at. It is true the game is PvP centric but I doubt the devs want people to be death camping players. Hopefully they thoughtabout this and have a plan to side step that issue. Like most MMOs I am more than fine with getting murdered by players that are higher level than me(which wont be an issue in CF) or who out skill me (cause i suck ) but i rather not be camped.
  21. Oh how i miss my Animist, HA HA attack my castle walls will you *BAM* meet mushrooms of death muhahahahahaha. not to mention farming DF was cake as well
  22. /Facepalm Again you are pushing opinion and the unknown as fact. I never stated that it would not be an accrued cost over time, but as you nor i know the revenue potential of CF who is to say its not a minuscule cost. You nor i know the cost of the feature itself or how it would directly affect players wallets as this is a B2P game and not a sub game. Nor has there been any proof provided that there is a trickle effect of a feature like this to cause any alarm as such, which means cost is not a viable argument unless the devs tell us so. If games like DayZ, Rust, and PS2 can afford this feature then why wouldn't CF? Yes SoE has more capital to utilize but what about the smaller companies that are able to fund such a feature? Lastly, the unknown works neither for nor against anything as it is the unknown we are speaking of. What i speak of are viable solutions to the possible minor problems people are currently stating against the feature.
  23. The problem with trying use arguments of cost/player abuse/performance is not as logical as you assume. First of all as stated prior cost can be evaded if adding a stretch goal to accommodate for the cost. Also people play the numbers game all the time so who is to say the current features they are working on or plan to have have costed the devs what they originally anticipated. Secondly, player abuse comes from gaming in general, it happens get over it. As with PVC in PS2 you can easily mute an individual abusing the feature with 1 button. Thirdly, talking about performance issues without actually possessing the game is asinine as you have absolutely no knowledge of what the game will require of your rig. I can state my argument as such as I am not pushing an opinion as fact. I am giving a means to cover the cost, to lessen if not eliminate the annoyance of abusers within the feature (as it works in other games), and neither of us know what the game will require to play as of yet (I would think that if SoE can provide it for PS2 then ACE can for CF). So unless you can provide ACE budget plan for the game not to mention the actual cost of a feature like this (as i doubt you have ever created a game with this feature), proof they would never think to add a mute feature or on/off in settings, and system requirements with data of it running on every type of system and isp with said feature with , as someone put it, millions of players in one area then your argument is moot.
  24. Yes, players can trade the limited amount of basic resources they might obtain from their EK. Although I doubt many will trade unique items that come from campaigns for basic materials they can get themselves within their own EK. Also there is no auction house, which means trading those basic materials will be rather difficult until someone turns their EK into a grand market hub. To turn someones EK into grand market hub will take time. I am neither for or against your idea, i would just prefer you to post accurate information as EK resources will not be indefinite.
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