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Me and my squad have encountered today an abusive admin. We were playing and one SL was kicked, i inmediately took the SL and one admin came, i started talking with him, i was surprised and i talked to him in a nice way explaining the situation that some of us talk english and obviously the SL talks always english. He was talking in a very rude way and insulting us, with racist lines and blaming us the lack of "skill". I tried to calm down the situation by saying that im sorry that some of my squad members didnt have the ability to talk english, and that we had to try to help us in the community by being open minded and not kick and ban an entire squad because, inside the squad my team mates were talking my native idiom. This resulted into me getting banned, for 1 month (that's what some of my teammates told me) and more of us got banned. I find it very disturbing that i had to find myself and my teammates in this situation and im sorry that i have to report this. I hope we get to a pacific solution and try to resolve this situation. Thank you for the support.
There were on this date another Friendly Fire discussion circling around the mainbase and friendly fire abuse on it. It got locked it seems didn't read it through since it started to go off topic. Anyway is there anything that can be done with the FF abuse. I have a few ideas I can list here (some are mine some are from others.) 1. Like beforementioned topic suggested, the FF damage done in the Mainbase safe zone should be deflected back to the source player of the damage. Also made a server side message to be seen everyone "Player X is punished with death because of Friendly Fire in main". 2. Make the Friendly Fire kills to be seen by all players in server and especially to the one that got killed in action, preferably also the weapon that killed the one. 3. Make the Friendly Fire to tricker a penalty respawn timer. That said, in form of function [ next spawn time = (FF kills since server change)*(FF kills since server change) ] without resetting in at round change, but only by server change. In that way when you kill one player you wait spawn normal amount, when you kill two friendlies you wait 4 times the normal, for 3 friendlies you wait 9 times longer to get back in action. This could also be adjusted or have some treshold value ie. 2 or 3 and after that the exponential punishment is kicking in. 4. It seems to become a norm to FF a SL that kicks you out of squad. To prevent this the kicked out player have cool down timer where next 2 minutes if he make FF kill, he/she will be punished for 10 minutes of spawn wait. 5. For the part 4, add a deflecting damage as in part 1, for kicked out player for the same 2 minutes of cooldown. 6. For penalty lenghtened spawn times, a clear statement should be made to the screen of the punished player, where is clearly pointed why the punishment did come. More Ideas?
funkmen posted a topic in Game Server Info & SupportAdmin Abuse I played on the: [RIP] RustyInPlaces UK/EU #1. My squad name was: ONLY [DDF]. I was the squad lead and was normally playing squad. As the squad name suggest, my squad was only for DDF (Dutch Deadly Forces). [Rip]Dean and a random guy joined my squad. I told the random guy that my squad is a [DDF] only squad and waited 8 seconds but no response so i kicked him. Then [Rip]Dean. The conversation: Funkmen '[Rip]Dean I will kick you this is [DDF] only.' Dean 'I would not do that friend/m8.' - Translated from dutch Dean 'You are playing on my server. Then you have to ....(sound disappeared). - Translated from dutch Funkmen 'Then you should read the server rules to get a license again. - Translated from dutch Funkmen 'The rules say that squad leads themselves may determine whether they kick someone or not.' - Translated from dutch Funkmen 'So yhea..' - Translated from dutch Dean 'I'd say, try it boy. Then is the entire [DDF] off the server. - Translated from dutch Funkmen 'Then i will get my recorder running' - Translated from dutch A [DDF] member ' well then you do that' - Translated from dutch Dean 'Look, that is the big advantage of being a admin.' - Translated from dutch A [DDF] member 'So that would be abuse.' - Translated from dutch Funkmen 'Yes, but abusement is also something.' - Translated from dutch Funkmen 'And then the server license gets in danger.' - Translated from dutch A [DDF] member 'Anyhow we only have 13 tickets' - Translated from dutch Dean stopped talking and we continued playing. 20 seconds later i kicked him. I did my best to translate it fair. The conversation was also recorded See this link: Link to the Funkmen and Dean recording 0:00 - 1:00 The conversation 2:31 Me Funkmen getting kicked The reason for him to kick me: kicking for no good reason. What does the game server administration guidelines(condition of holding a license) say? '~ Squad leaders should be free to kick members of their squad for any reason they choose.' Link: Game Server Administration Guidelines What actions should i take to prevent him banning the [DDF]clan/community? Server rules not in line with server license rules? Because i wanted to know if the [RIP] server rules are in line with the server license rules i checked them and saw this: use teamwork listen to you squad leader no locked squads do not team switch more than once within a 5 minute period no attacking uncappable bases, which means: no personnel may enter an enemy uncappable base no shooting weapons of any kind into an enemy uncappable base no spawn killing in an uncappable base|utf-8 Link: ripserverrules This rule: 'no locked squads'. It can be discussed if this is against the following server license rule. '~ Squad leaders should be free to kick members of their squad for any reason they choose.' When i'm free to kick members for any reason then i can lock my squad(I may kick all players but keep my select few).