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1-07-2008 @ 5:47PM
In a way I don't see the problem (but in a bigger way I do). I don't do PvP much, but one day I was giving AB a go. Well, about 10+ minutes into it, my wife cuts her finger REALLY bad with a razor blade. I immediately jump up and go help her. When I come back and I'm sitting in front of the guy on the horse with a Deserter debuff. I'm thinking.... ok, it's fair to kick me out. But then i had to wait about 15 minutes or so get get back in. There are *some* people that go AFK that really do have emergencies.
1-07-2008 @ 8:45PM
Jasperwind...That wasn't something a player did. If you are away from the keyboard for an extended period of time you go into AFK (same if you type /AFK). If you go active in a BG you are kicked by the game engine.
I just don't believe that this "Alliance is losing in AV" problem is real. It works fine in every other battlegroup. The real problem is that the Alliance in your battlegroup have a defeatist attitude, so of course they're going to lose more often.Want to see it done right? Transfer to a Cyclone battlegroup server. Queues are almost always less than 3 mins (at least for Horde) and you win about 50% of the time.The problem isn't AV. The problem is the players.
1-08-2008 @ 4:27AM
Well I've had to nip off rarely for real life events, so while I do hate afk'ers I guess you have to allow for a couple of afk's a day. In you case if you got back to pvp someone you could just remove the debuff and get on with the battleground as you didn't need to quit. And even the deserter debuff is a gentle 15 minutes anyway so its no big deal.My real bone is with the leechers of course, losing in AV is extra painful now with the lack of honour if you cannot defend/assault, and watching 11 nerds sitting in a cave who could have made a difference really annoys me.Now what I would like here is the option to report and also to add them to my ignore list automatically if thats the third afk in a day. I'd need a bigger ignore list, and I'd also need the old AV back where it was a local server event, but I bet afk'ers wouldn't be so keen to welfare their epics.
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