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Old 12-09-2009, 07:11 PM
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A rumor is still announcing this for 1.31. If so, please consider severe constrains :

- don't let them cap,
- don't let them join squads,
- don't let them use advanced spawns (only AB/FB),
- don't let them access our chatrooms except local chat but give them a dedicated "free accounts chatroom" also accessed by premium members,
- remove their friendly radar on map,
- eventually consider giving them non official uniforms (to be used next for mercenaries as well)
- etc

This should be considered as a former version of wwiiol (when we had non of these features) made free, mixed with a demo version.

And each time they despawn they should get a text and pictures showing them the cool extras of a premium account, instead of the AAR report (I guess CS&R wouldn't track them anyway).

These constrains should made them behave like players did back in 2001 when we were very dependent of a collective initiative. We could see premium leaders come in their chatroom and organize large "rifle accounts" OPs. For my part I admit I would enjoy leading zombies.
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Old 12-10-2009, 03:06 AM
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Jings, why not go the whole hog and remove thier rifles as well! someone was asking for civilians!
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Old 12-10-2009, 06:20 AM
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They would definitely need to be restricted heavily otherise we'd have a sharp rise in 'spying'
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Old 12-10-2009, 01:39 PM
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Jings, why not go the whole hog and remove thier rifles as well! someone was asking for civilians!
typical comment from someone that just want to continue to play for free and that doesn't care about the impact on premium members.
That's not what it would be intended to bring.
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Old 12-10-2009, 01:47 PM
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spying could be avoided surely by not allowing the 2nd account to be on the same side as the 1st one no?

or why not at least make a 2nd account half price. im sure a lot more people like myself would like a 2nd account for towing purposes. this in turn would make more money for CRS as well.
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Old 12-17-2009, 07:29 AM
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typical comment from someone that just want to continue to play for free and that doesn't care about the impact on premium members.
That's not what it would be intended to bring.
Erm im paying for my subscription, plus I wouldnt use a rifle account, also for your small minded info I also pay for 2 accounts on another MMO, that im not really playing now because of ww2.

Give some thing a chance to work before you try and kill it off and try not to think of others as bad as your twisted little mind.
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Old 12-17-2009, 12:35 PM
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but I would love it! wwiionline would finally become realistic... lots of infantry.

You cant restrict it too much otherwise people wouldnt enjoin it.... as you sayd.. they would become zombies... Few restrictions and it would be fine...
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Old 12-21-2009, 08:34 PM
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They would definitely need to be restricted heavily otherise we'd have a sharp rise in 'spying'
ONly spies are afraid of spys.
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Old 12-22-2009, 10:54 AM
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- don't let them cap, [yes]
- don't let them join squads, [hmm i duno, noobs will get lost without squad]
- don't let them use advanced spawns (only AB/FB), [yes]
- don't let them access our chatrooms [no, not noob friendly]
- remove their friendly radar on map, [no, not noob friendly]
- eventually consider giving them non official uniforms [no, not realistic]
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Old 12-22-2009, 11:57 AM
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- don't let them access our chatrooms [no, not noob friendly]
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im sorry but I must agree wth that guy... they shoould be able to read our chat but not write on it, instead they will write on a free accounts chat (where premium people can write/read too).... can u imagine tons of people playing it for free?? bored people will just spam the chat all day long... and what u gonna do? ban his free account? oh big deal.


Dont get me wrong, I would love the free rifles, but need some limitations yes, specially on chat.
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the trick is balancing the reward with the penalties well enough so you give that person enough to get them salivating, but not enough to satisfy them. Kind of like women and footrubs.
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If developers did so, next items should be:

- don't calculate their statistic and don't keep it in DB. But stock them in kill rating if someone else kill em.
- don't let them use letters in their ingame nickname, digits only. Well sounded nicknames should be available only for registered users.
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Old 01-27-2010, 12:17 AM
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I speak for a long time already about it. Unique plus in game is a number playing. But it falls that conducts behind itself and reduction of active players. Instead of drawing RAT would make idle time step - free accounts.

- Not to raise a rank. The recruit should be always.
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Old 01-27-2010, 02:11 AM
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Default Re: Free riffle accounts

Another good and elegant idea how to let for guys who has no account in the game see the world of 'WWII online', and even see the lot of battles - is reify them as sheeps in the game.
Become them in sheeps or may be even pigs or chickens.

Like other palyer they are can choose brigade, but spawn in the town as sheeps anent.
Further they can run around and in town, and can be free in their displacement, untill someone out of pity advisedly or accidental killing them.
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P.S. Oh, forgot to say:

Allow them play only when lowpop on server, otherwise only when battle for big cities (like Brussel or Antwerpen) take place.
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i was here
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What's the big friggin deal? Trying to curb spies or trying to curb new players. Spying in this game is as old as the game itself. From the very first day, if you were lucky enough to logon, there were spies. Der friggin sheep are spies.
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Most of these are not good ideas. The idea with free rifle accounts if were to actually happen would be to get people interested in ACTUALLY PAYING for the game. To do that, you would want them to actually ENJOY playing the game.

And I can tell you right now, that if a noob spawns in, and is forced to spawn as far away from the action as possible, and can't talk to anyone who knows what they are doing, and can't see what is going on in their radar, and can't help capture anything after spending half an hour jogging to battle.....

that guy is not going to have fun playing. In fact, hes going to have a terrible time and go tell everyone on whatever gaming forum he frequents that the game sucks balls.

this would be the exact opposite of what we want. the only one I really agree with is not officially joining squads, cause it wouldn't really make sense for a non-official player to be in a squad.
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Wouldn't it just be easier to disable ranking... then they can try out all the noob gear.
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Most of these are not good ideas. The idea with free rifle accounts if were to actually happen would be to get people interested in ACTUALLY PAYING for the game. To do that, you would want them to actually ENJOY playing the game.

And I can tell you right now, that if a noob spawns in, and is forced to spawn as far away from the action as possible, and can't talk to anyone who knows what they are doing, and can't see what is going on in their radar, and can't help capture anything after spending half an hour jogging to battle.....

that guy is not going to have fun playing. In fact, hes going to have a terrible time and go tell everyone on whatever gaming forum he frequents that the game sucks balls.

this would be the exact opposite of what we want. the only one I really agree with is not officially joining squads, cause it wouldn't really make sense for a non-official player to be in a squad.

S! Good post
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