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    Ping Spam

    Post by MiniThor on Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:33 am

    I can't stand it. I have been through -The Thing- games, silent -The Thing- games. (what we want) However, people wreck this silence with pinging. "Dark Yellow, stop spamming." It'd only be fair to others if they didn't have to tune down their volume or have to team kill just to stop spamming.
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    Re: Ping Spam

    Post by SammyC on Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:34 am

    I wouldn't consider it too much of an issue... But yeah people really do spam pings more then needed.
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    Re: Ping Spam

    Post by Perplexate on Fri Jan 02, 2015 2:48 pm

    The 'Ping', although not well known, should be removed. It is outright unfair if used right. It can indicate a person and where they are, where they are going, where the thing went, and any other number of things, and completely removes the use of a radio.


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    if we get rid of pings

    Post by PROTOTYPE on Fri Jan 02, 2015 5:21 pm

    if we get rid of pind you should add a small radar scan to help track when he close by but maybe put a cooldown on it

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    Re: Ping Spam

    Post by MiniThor on Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:56 pm

    A radar item? Or a radar for all players?
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    Re: Ping Spam

    Post by Probe on Sat Jan 03, 2015 3:17 am

    I think it would be most simple to apply a cooldown. Not only would this get rid of constant, annoying pinging but would also prevent the marine from giving an updated location of the Thing.

    5 seconds means the Thing has time to move, and that it can't be spammed. However, pinging can be useful to explain where a marine thinks the group should go, or by explaining which building is which by using pings. Example, "This building is generator" pings generator on map.

    Its useful, just make it a cooldown so you can't spam it. 5 seconds is appropriate.


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    portable radar

    Post by PROTOTYPE on Sat Jan 03, 2015 3:28 am

    i was think it should be item and thought kind of like Aliens movie beeps in the direction in front but if you dont go with that make it like you have 5 pings max every 10 sec you regain one of you 5 pings
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    Re: Ping Spam

    Post by Probe on Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:03 am

    I don't know.. That just seems like a useless item I would never use besides putting it on the floor to block Throw.


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    Re: Ping Spam

    Post by Vicboy on Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:09 am

    Other players can only see Ping if you are visible to them.
    Ping is very brief and easy to miss visually.

    Ping, as I imagined, is like pointing your finger towards a point. That's why I thought it'd be a nice addition.
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    Re: Ping Spam

    Post by Probe on Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:19 am

    So what? Maybe you can ping 5 times every 10 seconds?

    That would reduce the amount of spam while still allowing people to not miss it.


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    Re: Ping Spam

    Post by ReeferFist on Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:55 am

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