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Old 09-08-2019, 10:12 AM
shadeknight
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You exaggerated the class stuff. If that was true, then Shodai wouldn't be working to fix issues with the healers. Or mitigation issues that cropped up with warriors.

You exaggerated / lied about how there's arbitrary timers on respawns. Xalgoz, for example, is on a 10 minute (give or take) respawn with it changing between ph and xalgoz. Someone mentioned the sword drop rate was absurd, and Shodai upped the drop rate. However, the respawn timers beyond that are hardly arbitrary when an hour flies by pretty quickly. Megalodon? That's needed and Shodai explained he can't do much about it.

Your exaggeration about the drop rates was laughable - considering in MY experience, I had more leather and chain repeats than I did plate. This was in PoFear. That's not a server problem - that's just shit RNG for you.

The kurn issue is known, but that was for -mass- pulling the zone and so far? It seems to be warrior based. There's nothing reported (which, y'know, is half the issue if people don't speak up) about other classes having issues.

So far, I've scrolled up - no one mentioned the necro line of spells. The only thing necro-related mentioned was god-tier necro spells doing a wee bit too much damage. The mage mod rod has recently been fixed.

No one has any reason to take you seriously if you're Dread1313 - a guy who had his head so far up his ass as to believe that his suggestions were going to save the server - no questions asked. If that's not you, then I apologize - but your issues are either personal or a load of crocodile shit.

For example, the ranger nerf? Needed. There was some serious overtuning, and Shodai agreed. Paladins? They can snooze through god content more or less. Tweaks were needed. SKs? SKs have mana cost issues, low damage in some areas, and weren't as OP as you made it out to be. Trust me, I actually played one in God content.
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Old 09-08-2019, 11:28 AM
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Few things...

Lots of the spells are bugged.
I don't see any bug reports on their forums

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Old 09-08-2019, 12:16 PM
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I want everyone to have fun and enjoy the server, after all that's why I created it. I'm truly sorry your experience wasn't. It's not a good feeling to wake up and read this kinda thing I can tell you that.

FWIW, I do my best to tweak and fix things and always keep a running list. Sometimes I can squash things super fast, sometimes it takes a bit longer given my RL obligations, and sometimes I just don't gel with feedback and need to stay within the bounds I've created for myself.

Also FYI, anything and everything that gets reported and/or updated almost always originates in the suggestions/feedback channel on discord.
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Old 09-08-2019, 12:46 PM
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I do my best to tweak and fix things and always keep a running list.
Ya, I wouldn't let "one" negative post get to you. Your server already has an abundance of respect for the work you put in, as well as positive feedback. I threw in my little sarcasm to his post, because people seem to come here and post about bugs (or complain), but I've always been an advocate of "don't do dirty laundry in public", and get it worked out with server devs. Some players get disgruntled and impatient, but think you're able to sleep and work at the same time.
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Old 09-08-2019, 06:17 PM
Movement
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Thumbs down Namecalling and personal attacks are so "early 2000's".

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You exaggerated the class stuff. If that was true, then Shodai wouldn't be working to fix issues with the healers. Or mitigation issues that cropped up with warriors.
Where did I exaggerate about class stuff? I noted that pallies are getting nerfed, thats factual. I noted that rangers are getting nerfed, also factual. I made comments about how broken some spells are - also factual. I mean I can provide screenshots if you really need me to, but at this point - is that really necessary?

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You exaggerated / lied about how there's arbitrary timers on respawns. Xalgoz, for example, is on a 10 minute (give or take) respawn with it changing between ph and xalgoz. Someone mentioned the sword drop rate was absurd, and Shodai upped the drop rate. However, the respawn timers beyond that are hardly arbitrary when an hour flies by pretty quickly.
I was explaining that the spawn timers cannot be circumvented by the use of the boss spawner. The boss spawner is basically useless because it cant be used in the old world and anywhere past Velketors (demigod version). So have it? Just to spawn OOT bosses? Sorry but that doesn't warrant grinding 17 and a half million plat imho, and EVERYONE i talked to complained about the same thing and they told me they wish they had known about these things and the fact that its a 30 min timer. This is a factual statement. Not exaggerating.

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Megalodon? That's needed and Shodai explained he can't do much about it.
What exactly is needed about locking out megalodon for 1 hour? When you can instance Veeshan and farm till your eyes bleed but megalodon is not instanced? Lower the timer or make it an instance. Ive also talked to other people about this and they agree that 1 hour lockout after a mob is killed 5 mins after entering is silly and un-needed. I mean I understand giving undergeared or unbuffed people enough time to kill him in case it fails, but ive literally never seen anyone complain or mention (except the one guy on the forums a while back) about killing megalodon. The "waiting in line" issue is what needs to be addressed.

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Your exaggeration about the drop rates was laughable - considering in MY experience, I had more leather and chain repeats than I did plate. This was in PoFear. That's not a server problem - that's just shit RNG for you.
I wasnt talking about fear. I was talking about GOD TIER drops. Pretty sure I outlined that in my previous post. Since you only can resort to insults, I will respond by pointing out your reading comprehension skills are severely lacking.

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The kurn issue is known, but that was for -mass- pulling the zone and so far? It seems to be warrior based. There's nothing reported (which, y'know, is half the issue if people don't speak up) about other classes having issues.
The zone crashing isnt just in Kurn's its pretty widely known that this also happens in OOT and Fear, but it seems to be based around mass pulling. Which is somewhat understandable. This hasnt happened in Velks and other zones like Unrest as well as others. Also a factual statement, not exaggerating.

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So far, I've scrolled up - no one mentioned the necro line of spells..
I just did.

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No one has any reason to take you seriously if you're Dread1313 - a guy who had his head so far up his ass as to believe that his suggestions were going to save the server - no questions asked. If that's not you, then I apologize - but your issues are either personal or a load of crocodile shit.
I dont know who this "Dread1313" is who has chapped your ass or offended you like this, but its no reason for you to take it out on me. My first post didnt even attack you, or anyone. I was just leaving negative feedback. I dont know who the hell you are, or think you are - that gives you the right to attack me like this, but it sounds like its not Dread1313 who has his head shoved up his ass, whoever he is. Are you trying to out him so he will get banned or something? Does he even still play? Maybe he just was ticked off like me (like several others I know) and left with parting thoughts and you couldnt handle the negative feedback or criticism, you know - kinda like how you are showing on here? If you (not you specifically) are going to host a private server for people to play - you need to be able to handle negative feedback or criticism every once in a while because you aren't gonna please everyone. Everyone is going to have a different view of whats acceptable or not. 95% of the people will just quietly log off and never log back on again without saying a word, but those 5% vocal minority feel like they have something to say. Thats just a fact of life, and if you can't accept that - well you're gonna have it rough. Resorting to personal insults, namecalling, and personal attacks just shows that I am right and maybe Dread1313 was as well.

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For example, the ranger nerf? Needed. There was some serious overtuning, and Shodai agreed. Paladins? They can snooze through god content more or less. Tweaks were needed. SKs? SKs have mana cost issues, low damage in some areas, and weren't as OP as you made it out to be. Trust me, I actually played one in God content.
Regarding SK's, I had someone else tell me different. That person is also in God content and he said he watched a SK do exactly what you said pallys do. So... /shrug?
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Old 09-08-2019, 07:01 PM
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I'll concede on the namecalling being too far. I apologize.

My question now is: Why wasn't any of this raised on the Discord? Or the forums? I scrolled up pretty far myself, and don't see anyone having this much of a fuss over everything you said.
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Old 09-08-2019, 07:10 PM
Shodai82
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Movement who are you in-game and discord please? I will reach out to you but if you are not the indicated user I have no way to know who you are.
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Old 09-09-2019, 05:40 AM
Splose
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hey guys.. remember the time you didn't pay anything to play on this server?
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Old 09-11-2019, 05:47 PM
Movement
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Angry Except I HAVE donated...

I have donated.
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Old 09-11-2019, 06:51 PM
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I have donated.
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Movement who are you in-game and discord please? I will reach out to you but if you are not the indicated user I have no way to know who you are.
Movement - Your constructive/negative feedback is not the real issue here. It's more about you being so anonymously reluctant to connect with Shodai about your concerns, which is why anyone would interpret your feedback as a simple troll, rather than a legitimate concern about a server.

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not only I have complained about the things above, other people have too.
I poked around on the server discord channel and nobody seems to know anything about your concerns, or who you are. Your issues have been isolated to these (eqemu) forums only.
Since you claim to have donated, then it would be easy for you to private message Shodai and let him know who you are, and get things hashed out with you. Consider yourself lucky to run into a server dev that is willing to do that with their players.
Every server out there has bugs. Even after being active for a few years, it's ongoing work, but can't be done over night. (donations do not expedite your needs) The simplest way to help ? - Communication !!
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Old 09-12-2019, 11:28 AM
Splose
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I have donated.
You didn't have to.. Servers free.

He said he'd talk to you but you don't want that just more attention it seems. People like you make server ops burn out.
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Old 09-12-2019, 04:15 PM
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Ermagerd 1 thing didn't work.

I didn't submit a bug report, or tell anyone it didn't work, or even give feedback on how it could be improved.

Muh time and dollhairs been affected, server op bad.

Back when I was playing, Shodai would fix any issue that arose in less than an hour in most cases as life allowed.

To say everything is broken is a huge statement.

Learn to provide feedback, Shodai is a baller for doing all of this in his free time.

If you are unhappy, I'm sure he'll refund your donation, and you can move onto building your own vision, with no bugs and perfect content.

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Old 09-12-2019, 07:01 PM
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I have known Shodai for some time. He was one of my main guys back when I ran Imperium for bug testing and the sort. Fast forward to him opening his own server and he is as stand up as they come. Fixes reported bugs quickly and spends a considerable amount of his free time working on a project for all to enjoy.

I think most players fail to understand that most server operators do this as a hobby or just have a passion for the game itself, but also maintain real life obligations like work, family, time for themselves, etc etc...Like splose said above, it is people like you that burn server operators out due to the fact that we can never please everyone, and when we fail to give everyone what they want all we get is negativity which impacts the morale of the server operator to the point that we just throw in the towel and move on with our lives.

My advice, enjoy what is offered, give good constructive feedback and just be happy that there are people out there keeping a 20 year old game alive for you guys to enjoy.
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