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Player Comments (Reputation)

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Should we use a player reputation system?

Yes.
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No.
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No Opinion.
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Total votes : 27

Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Nimrod » Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:31 pm

Several other games allow players to give recognized kudos to other players in-game by leaving a short message that would then be attached to a person's file. There are a number of different ways to handle a system like this.

Do you think this is a good idea?

You can change your vote if you like.
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Onasaki » Sun Feb 08, 2015 11:17 pm

My vote is no, because an integrated kudos system can be the weapon of some really immature players, to minus your kudos based on something you said, did, or didn't do that they personally didn't like.

I've had some bad experiences in the past with this sort of thing, and I'd rather it be something that's kept the way it is, with mini-messages left in the thread that we currently have.

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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Mavinero » Sun Feb 08, 2015 11:22 pm

I would vote no as well, given that I have seen first-hand how far some will go in order to try and get at other player in game. In a perfect world it'd be alright, but we don't live amongst perfection.
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Brian » Mon Feb 09, 2015 1:14 am

Now that we have hobbitmail back if you'd like to acknowledge another character you can do it that way too!

As far as this system I'm neither for nor against it. I like to hope that players wouldn't be so vindictive, and in the mean time there is the glorious hobbitmail to send messages with :lol:

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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Nimrod » Mon Feb 09, 2015 3:22 am

Brian wrote:You're awesome Grommit.


Yes. He. Is.

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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Matt » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:20 am

I don't really feel one way or the other about this if people used it just to post positive. But I know how hard I would rage if someone tried to RP police or critique my RP without specifically asking for their opinion. Only people that should be able to do that are the admins of the game. So I voted no. Maybe just make a 'request opinions' thread or board?
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby cfelch » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:08 am

I have nothing against it, but i hope it would track a per person rating as well.
That way if there is a problem person, their comments can be excluded from the overall score.
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Hawkwind » Mon Feb 09, 2015 11:44 am

The nominate command covers this nicely
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Justanothacivy » Tue Feb 10, 2015 12:10 am

Hawkwind wrote:The nominate command covers this nicely


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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Dirgs » Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:21 am

^ What they said.
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby krelm » Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:50 am

Brian wrote:Hobbitmail


Also this. There are already have enough systems in place for this already.

Though nominate can only be done once a month, but I'm sure that can be changed pretty easily.
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Nimrod » Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:46 pm

Nominate is a wonderful system, yes. Please use it.

Do you think someone should be able to read your nominate text? i.e. George nominates Harold with praise of a great rp session they had, should Harold be able to read that praise?

Should that praise be forever linked to their account?
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby deerskin » Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:28 pm

I would like to know I got nominated and why, but not know who nominated me. Similarly, I would love to nominate people anonymously.
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby EltanimRas » Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:26 am

If I wanted to nominate somebody, I'd use the support ticket system. Don't have to be in the same room, don't have to be editing-oblivious in public, don't have to be in-game at all. Don't have to wait a month.

Regardless of how they're submitted, I'd prefer nominations be confidential, with the possible exception of a simple, anonymous 'somebody nominated you' ping. If I want pof Harold to hear my praise, I can Hobbitmail him. If I'm not doing that, then there's probably some reason for it (my praise reveals who I play, it reveals my character's secret IC thoughts about his, etc.).
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Re: Player Comments (Reputation)

Postby Melkor » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:28 am

With the nominate command, you can have the text already written out in notepad. This way you only spend a few seconds in editing mode.
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