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Dan_Deerso #21 Posted 04 March 2018 - 06:22 PM

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View PostFirst_War_Lord, on 04 March 2018 - 02:50 AM, said:

People have a life outside of Blitz. Some person you down voted for being afk, their father/mother may have had a heart attack in the couch across from them and that is why they are afk. 

 

Yeah, think of the players who have to do that exact situation 90 times a night!

 

EDIT: I should clarify that it takes more than one or two (or fifteen hundred) AFK games to get a penalty as it is, and the problem is that people who are "serial AFKers" are people who join battle simply to get the 30-60 experience that simply existing grants them. They do this to skip grinds, and could be a bot, which moves and fires randomly, or could simply just sit at spawn.


Edited by Dan_Deerso, 04 March 2018 - 06:45 PM.


Dado_1968 #22 Posted 04 March 2018 - 08:55 PM

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View PostFirst_War_Lord, on 04 March 2018 - 02:50 AM, said:

People have a life outside of Blitz. Some person you down voted for being afk, their father/mother may have had a heart attack in the couch across from them and that is why they are afk. 

 

They can call 911 and still play cartoon tanks at the same time.  Besides, it’s hard to give CPR when your mouth is covered in Cheeto dust and your fingers are covered in fennel seed powder.


 

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Judgementbringer #23 Posted 01 April 2018 - 12:44 AM

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How I determine AFK, or inactivity:  during the battle I watch who moves and who does’nt.  Especially non-TDs, or TDs that who are out of position to engage enemy.  Engaging enemy early is imperative to successful victory.  I also watch the battle after I am eliminated, if that should occur, to determine who is helping and who is trying to save their own butts.  I ask “What is the last tank doing to win the battle?”  If the last tank is working for a draw, that to me is unacceptable, draws are as bad as losses, I’d rather see an attempt at a win and end up losing outright than a draw.

     After the battle I check stats.  Did the TD that was camped at his sniping spot and never moved help out in anyway?  I don’t mean spotting enemy, even an AFK can spot the enemy.  I mean did he help damage or eliminate an enemy vehicle?  What about the tank that just drove around all battle long?  How many times did he fire?  Was he one of the newbs that started firing and wasting his ammo at the start of the battle and then did nothing when the enemy was encountered and ran away to let his team mates get blown away?  If I look at stats a see zeroes all acroos the board then they get the appropriate in-activity rating.

  As to how they should penalized?  I have suggested to the powers that be that for each inactivity rate, not for each negative rating 10 positive ratings should be deducted from their honor rating,  this would facilitate swifter penalties and eliminate serial violators from the game sooner, making the game more enjoyable for the rest of us.

    In lue of this however, ther needs to be a process in which false ratings can be redressed and a penalty infected on those who, because they are’nt happy the way things turned out in a battle, rated someone negatively just for spite.


Edited by Judgementbringer, 01 April 2018 - 12:45 AM.


TUFIR #24 Posted 06 June 2018 - 11:44 PM

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I  got a penalty  in te start of game, when the server /connection was down.  there are a place to me to explain this situation

 



foresSTgumP #25 Posted 12 June 2018 - 04:58 AM

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View PostDado_1968, on 04 March 2018 - 08:55 PM, said:

 

They can call 911 and still play cartoon tanks at the same time.  Besides, it’s hard to give CPR when your mouth is covered in Cheeto dust and your fingers are covered in fennel seed powder.

Lol .True tho   about the cheeto dust .

But somtimes peoples phones die in the middle of battle and by the time it gets cjarged enough there dead .Cough cough happens to me all the time



HumanCoookie #26 Posted 18 June 2018 - 02:47 AM

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View Posthul_steel, on 10 February 2018 - 08:53 PM, said:

I despise AFK. A simple solution may be to have a fairly hefty credit penalty for being AFK. It needs to show up on game results as a red highlighted negative credit. Too many guys who i have chatted afterwards to ask why admitted they were on the phone. I also have only a little mercy for those with connection problems causing AFK. This is a TEAM game and either you have a good enough setup to play it or else you go play a different game against a computer. The game is rife with players battling with tanks WAY beyond their experience levels and other problems but this is a concrete answer to a real problem.  

 

View PostDan_Deerso, on 10 February 2018 - 08:58 PM, said:

Just give them a set 0 credits and 0 experience if they don't move. Problem solved.

 

As for people playing tanks above their skill level, I'd highly caution you that the forums don't take kindly to hypocrites.

 

Pretty cooooooooooooooooooooool ideas. Do I have either of your permissions to use in my forgotten suggestions thread? I'll be sure to credit, as well.

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