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Scince the last update, we got a very powerfull role on battlefield: the combat engineers. They do lots of funny stuff, like digging faster, c4 enemy radios and placing mines against vehicles. They are the cancer of the roads, stopping the enemy to attack... ...only the enemy.... ...for hell, no! My last 3 rounds I have played, I placed 10 mines on critical points on the map. 5 (!) mines took out my teams own vehicles, because the f(§?#ing driver was not watching the road! In general mines kill more random noob teammate-players than enemies. Therfore I am wishing for these things: - Mine-TK are not counted as TK for the player placing them - Vehicle driver gets time-punishment on respawn timer for killing him and the poor souls inside his vehicle. - Vehicle driver gets the teamkills on his soul - Admins need to know, who is/was the driver of a vehicle, for finding out, which player is not able to read the minimap
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
RANT START.... I wanted to pass along my continuing negative experience at "We LOVE Squad Germany" server. I have over 700 hours playing SQUAD so by far this is the most consistently toxic server I have ever played on. This server is not moderated from what I can see and team killing is always rampant to the extent where you must leave the server because no one is kicking these players. I am even considering the fact that they specifically are targeting all players who are not German, especially squads where 'English mic' is the squad title. Today was probably the third time where there is a coordinated team killing effort by several peoples where they will each join a squad, and using coms, they will execute over 75% of the team at once. I have never seen a ban, or kick from any admins. Every time I request an Admin or ask if one is around, there never is one present. This server should not have an official license as it is a toxic experience for all types of SQUAD gameplay. I am a NA player and will only play on this server in the early morning or very late at night. I avoid it as best as I can but always try it out again, and am always met with the exact same experience and type of toxic gameplay. RANT END...
I've owned this game since the free weekend, and during my playtime across various servers I've occasionally tk'd dudes who were stuck in sandbags and such and asking to be tk'd. When I tried to play today on 303rd I received the message "intentional TK's=permaban" and was of course kicked. This happens for every server I try to join, I assume they are all hosted by bluefang solutions. Is there anyway I can appeal this? I love the game, I really hope I'm not perma'd from all servers because of noob mistakes Any help is appreciated!
Yeah so I can't really find an official rules page or anything but I was unaware that TKing twice on the dev branch was an offense that can get you permanently banned? In all seriousness I enjoy the game and any presumed attempt to ruin the experience of other players is not on point, me and a pal were just messing around. Here is my Steam profile so you can repeal this false positive: http://steamcommunity.com/id/bigdickbitchdotcom
Hi gents, I'd like to suggest a simple addition to the new radial menus, which is a "Sorry" button, similar to PR's, which would just write an apologise text in the team chat. Many times I missed that after TKing a team mate which is too far away in the map. I know I can just write a "Sorry for the tk" at the team chat myself, but having a specific button for that could help improve players behaviour, since there would be a specific action instead of someone have take his hands off the mouse to actively type it (which could be deadly when you are in the middle of a shooting).
Hello, I decided to write some feedback after i was insulted from other players which are nerds and are disturbing the game. So the first thing is, you should be able to kick a player from your own squad. There are some real annoying players. You should be able to mute players. There are some players which are insulting you, screaming at you, just because you don't play the game the way they want. You should be able to punish for TK. You decide yourself, do you wanna to forgive the teamkill or not. If it was accidental you would forgive, but if you are teamkilled from players for no reason, just because they want to, after 3 punishs he should be kicked from the server for 10 Minutes. After he got kicked 3 times (30 Minutes punishment) he should be banned for 24 hours. After he get banned for 48 hours (30 teamkills) he should be banned for ever. Thats just for an example. I don't like the fact that you are not able to do something against players which are disturbing your own gameplay. With Best Regards David