Streamlining.

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Re: Streamlining.

Post by peglegswansoon » Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:55 pm

eyzpick wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:43 pm
peglegswansoon wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:23 pm
It would be nice if we could have an MOTD that is shown to all players when they join, containing these messages. Maybe someday...
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Kinda like how we had in the old Insurgency in the loading screen. Although idk how many players actually read that...

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Re: Streamlining.

Post by Spriggs » Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:01 pm

The game doesn't facilitate a MOTD sadly. Its just the rolling messages that appear in the top left (where people rarely look in the first place from what I have seen)

Peoples contributions seem good but lets not try to get too many, we just want some short and punchy items that get the rules across.
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Re: Streamlining.

Post by kentone » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:24 am

Spriggs272 wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:01 pm
The game doesn't facilitate a MOTD sadly. Its just the rolling messages that appear in the top left (where people rarely look in the first place from what I have seen)

Peoples contributions seem good but lets not try to get too many, we just want some short and punchy items that get the rules across.
Agree, we can do those changes, my advise is to use very simple english and clear instructions, without any set phrase, for the foreigners, those were confusing to me and sometimes they still are.
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Re: Streamlining.

Post by kentone » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:26 am

Spawnsy wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:29 pm
Hiya Kentone. I'd like to start a discussion about streamlining the server please.
I'd really like to see the server text messages altered.
Having irrelevant messages about watching your back and lacking teamwork makes people switch off from it. They don't read the important stuff because they think it'll probably not be important.
I'd like to start again:
  • Enable comms: you must hear the team.
    Do not rush.
    Play as a team.
    Do not destroy/capture without permission.
    Respect team mates' lines of fire.
    Respect others' position: don't steal kills.
    Take observer before rifleman.
    Listen to the commander.
    No smoke!
    Don't block views with fire.
    Allow time to organise for counters.
Is it possible to display this as a list on command too? !r

Any thoughts on this or further ideas?
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Re: Streamlining.

Post by Spawnsy » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:07 pm

Don't block your buddy.
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Re: Streamlining.

Post by Spriggs » Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:43 am

Spawnsy wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:07 pm
Don't block your buddy.
That goes for more than just ISS but a good thing to stick in there
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Re: Streamlining.

Post by Ztranier » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:20 am

+1 @Spawnsy and @Spriggs272

they have to be short punch lines imo
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Re: Streamlining.

Post by Chimp » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:30 pm

Can we add something like, "Good Manners" or "Be Polite"?
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Re: Streamlining.

Post by Cold Blood Nor » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:37 am

Chimp wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:30 pm
Can we add something like, "Good Manners" or "Be Polite"?
While I do not disagree on this, politeness and manners are really subjective and has a lot of cultural differences attached to them.
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Re: Streamlining.

Post by 0verzeal0us » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:44 am

Cold Blood Nor wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:37 am
Chimp wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:30 pm
Can we add something like, "Good Manners" or "Be Polite"?
While I do not disagree on this, politeness and manners are really subjective and has a lot of cultural differences attached to them.
I agree with both @Chimp and @Cold Blood Nor. People with autism may struggle also. Not because we don’t have manners but because we’re matter of fact and can’t understand non-verbal communication. The benefit of online gaming is it cuts out most of the non-verbal communication. :D
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