This post has officially been flagged by myself as the dumbass post.
Move along citizen, so I can hate myself in piece.
If I’m actually going to do any discussion, it will actually be in a discussion category, and not suggestions, because that’s all I’m good at, discussion, not ideas.
As the game improves further, we get closer and closer to where we were in GMT (Though, the days of having resort 1 from the good old days is far past us).
But one of the main aspects of GMT was that it had a very well built social environment.
As discussed in my earlier thread —> Compact the Servers
We had discussed that a majority of the social environment appears to be missing (though, some may disagree with that statement).
I personally had come to the conclusion that players are generally spread apart, only really connected by the global chat (which has actually been disabled for the time being, for reasons), and the few games people play together.
I’m still unsure of the capabilities for server strength.
Is it an engine issue? If so, creating a faster, larger server will be much tougher.
If it’s simply budget, and TU simply don’t have the money to upgrade the servers in general, then there is much more potential in the future.
As quoted by baby blue.
I was originally not aware of the EXP rates being higher for this situation.
This is good.
Currently, I’m wracking my my brain trying to figure out what GMT did to encourage it’s environment.
It may have been the limited nature of it.
There were only 2 servers, both on smaller maps, with high playercounts, as well as the fact that there were limited condos as well.
There were limited game servers as well, creating waiting queues for players to go do something else while they waited for the match to be over.
This caused players to go into public condos, or hangout in certain parts of the plaza, like the arcade, or the pool/beach.
1: Though, allowing there to be as many friend only/ singleplayer condos there can be, there could possibly be a limit on placed on how many public condos there can be at one time.
This will force players to wait for a slot to open, and check out other player’s condos.
This also limits the amount of condo servers there are, limiting the player spread.
2: Though, players may still host games, there could possibly one, maybe two TU hosted game servers for each gamemode that gives and extra boost to EXP and units.
There could also be a system in place to limit public player-hosted game servers, but that honestly isn’t very needed.
3: Consider in the future, to keeping the map smaller, to allow for more crowding.
The plaza is absolutely huge, and I think we all at least agree on that.
The plaza being as big as it is allows players to spread apart too much.
These are all meant to be ideas, and to be things to consider in the future.
If you have any further ideas, or any criticism for any of these ideas, please let me know here.