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Hey, I really like to play on Bella´s Battleground, because I'm not with rush hour in my region and [BB] has the best ping and experience of playership during that daytime. Unluckily, I just teamkilled 6 guys with one round of mortars on Chora (my ingame name is "Scurl ♥ Squad"), because they rushed into an enemy FOB-compound that we bombarded. The mortar firing was already going for around 3-4 salvos, so it frankly wasn't my fault. Instantly banned. I expected the kick, even if I instantly went in all chat, apologizing. I wanted to reconnect, but found out I even got banned. I understand that it's set for instant kick to prevent trollers from ruining a game continuosly and that's okay. But a permanent ban seems harsh to me, because especially with mortars I've seen a lot of teamkills and especially on those smaller maps. And I guess there have been such things before and people are getting unbanned and stuff, but I also think many don't bother trying to discuss it rather than just taking another server (which I won't, because [BB] is as mentioned one of the few I can properly play on, which also is the reason I am here now). So, if theres an unban possible by any chance, I would love to get in favor of it. Also, maybe just kick or disable the player (kick from squad, no assigned team or something) until someone looks into it, before permanent banning (maybe that's happening right now?). I've not seen many excessive teamkills that would really deserve a ban, maybe around 3-4. But I don't know, maybe it's too complicated to do so, and at least I got the time and leisure to look up the forums to write this. Have a good day, Scurl
I play for about 15-30 minutes and ir freeze the screen and i must to SHIFT+CTRL+DEL and close it and i get this error: https://imgur.com/a/2ZqI4 What i have done: *** re-installed squad *** repaired EAC *** re-installed EAC *** deleted appdata *** cleared in-game cache *** ran squad and steam as admin *** verified files
Hello, my game disconnects me every time I join a server. Server loads, map shows up and I am being kicked out in 5 seconds or earlier. Every server I try, this happens. Only time it didnt happen is with empty servers. This started happening since 9.6. update. My specs are: CPU: Intel i5 3350P MOBO: MSI B75MA-P45 (MS-7798) RAM: 2x Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB DDR3 1600 GPU: AMD Sapphire HD7850 2GB DDR5 Windows 10 Here is the latest crash log info (deleted logs, loaded game, joined server, got disconnected, uploaded new log): Log: http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=74741596032972596365 Crash report: http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=16668588726040384339 Thank you for any kind of help. Edit: I tried reinstalling the game, deleting cache in steam, verifying files in steam, reinstalling EAC, reinstalling GPU drivers but no luck.
I'd like to be able to issue a warning to a squad member who doesn't do what he is told. Just kicking them might be too harsh lots of times. If you had the option to first give them a warning so they get a chance to improve that would be nice. Problem with using comms only is that sometimes they don't seem to think you are addressing them for some reason or they are doing other stuff. So to raise the stakes a bit I would like to be able to issue a warning very directly to them only, like in red text or so: "Warning: you are about to be kicked from the squad".
Hey guys, I haven't been on the forums as much as I should, but with around 300 hrs of game play I wanted to ask for your opinions. There has been too many times I have played in a server where there has been Squad Leaders either A.F.K., they don't have a mic, don't speak the same language, etc... When there are no admins in the server, it makes enjoying the game extremely difficult because it takes the communications between all squads to truly get the full Squad experience. It also limits how many and where the F.O.B.s are placed. So I suggest a push to kick squad leader vote between just other squad leaders, it wouldn't work whenever there are only 2 squads, but when a 3rd person joins squad lead role it would be a popular vote out of 3. Of course, the more squads formed the more votes are required. Again just a suggestion. I especially hated the occasional "troll" that would drop in spamming icons. Hope to see you in a Squad soon! -Wingnut766
So after 150 hours there is an obvious issue with some of the bad seeds in the community trolling/tk'ing/harrassing other players. 1 player right now can ruin an entire squad, team, and server in under 20 minutes. That is 1 player destroying the experience for up to 60+ other players. There aren't enough admins on most of the servers. There just aren't enough knowledgeable admins to deal with the problems that occur as most are he-said-she-said situations that involve a lot of reverse finger pointing by the trolls to get others kicked. Is there some sort of implementation of a kick feature going in?