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Force people to apply for a character as soon as they join.
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Force people to apply for a character if they seem to be becoming regulars.
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Keep things the way they are. Encourage character creation on the forums but don't force them to do anything.
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 43% [ 12 ]
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Jackxter

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PostSubject: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:50 pm

I've had some conflicting thoughts on whether or not to force people who stay on the server for more then a week to create a character post on the forums to be judged. Hopefully this thread will help me make the best decision. Feel free to voice your opinions below. Keep in mind the vote will not lead to an ultimate determination and that this will be for my own server and not Kali's.


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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 4:55 pm

torn between 2 and 3 since 2 seems kind of harsh and pushy.

2 it is.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:07 pm

Blitz wrote:
torn between 2 and 3 since 2 seems kind of harsh and pushy.

2 it is.

That's just due to the way Jacker's worded it. I think he did that on purpose.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:11 pm

I didn't have any intentions in mind. You'd be forcing them to create a character through warnings.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:16 pm

You could've used less bias language, but I don't really mind. I'll still be punishing people for having stupid characters, either way. We need a major cleanup, from what I've heard.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 5:30 pm

oh, I didn't even notice that, was going to do 2 anyway.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:06 pm

How about option 4, restrict the amount of things a non-app'd character can do/have/be, so if people like it, they app for the char (so it becomes official) and can make the char grow and develop from there, but won't be forced to do anything if they're comfortable as is.

Only reason character apps exist is to make sure a character is fair, and makes sense in terms of lore, story, and common sense.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 8:41 pm

Kain wrote:
How about option 4, restrict the amount of things a non-app'd character can do/have/be, so if people like it, they app for the char (so it becomes official) and can make the char grow and develop from there, but won't be forced to do anything if they're comfortable as is.

Only reason character apps exist is to make sure a character is fair, and makes sense in terms of lore, story, and common sense.

We actually did something like that back in the old desert roleplay. People would have to apply on the forums in order to become part of the COA (the military faction). Unfortunately, a lack of a playerbase led to a lack of COA members so we ended up breaking the rule. It may work a lot better this time round. Maybe if we add more incentive then just the ability to join certain factions.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:21 pm

Let`s keep 3 so Arthurs and co. can continue to spam any and all roleplay with Mary Sues. It`s okay because we won`t be cramping their style.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Thu Nov 25, 2010 11:54 pm

Psycheandromida wrote:
Let`s keep 3 so Arthurs and co. can continue to spam any and all roleplay with Mary Sues. It`s okay because we won`t be cramping their style.

Arthurs and people like Arthurs have been disciplined in the server for bullshit characters many times. I don't think anyone is suggesting action not being taken against them. This thread is to determine the best course of action against bullshit chars and not to determine if action should be taken at all. Should the problem be solved on the forums or on the servers, basically.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:02 am

I like option two because of how judgment can occur in server first, before having to wait for a character to be playable through application. That way, admins can suggest to players what should be done to alter the character.

Fuck, I don't even RP on Space RP, but maybe what I said could resonate to the entire Aeria/Olden community.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:10 am

LawnJesus wrote:
I like option two because of how judgment can occur in server first, before having to wait for a character to be playable through application. That way, admins can suggest to players what should be done to alter the character.

Fuck, I don't even RP on Space RP, but maybe what I said could resonate to the entire Aeria/Olden community.

Hmmm, it may also make people feel more welcome. Though they may be sticking around on the server because they are enjoying themselves and not garnering criticism, when they create a character that is approved by the community as a whole may make them feel attached to the roleplay in a way, as their character is now 'official.' Hook line and sucker XD.

I'm sort of leaning towards option four a little myself though, as I think an incentive system may have the same effect as above with a similar number of players without isolating those who may not have the time to sign up on the forums and create a character. The last thing to consider is that some people can be truly shy and are not really forum people and yet are still great rpers. Not many, but some.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Fri Nov 26, 2010 2:35 am

Jackxter wrote:
Hmmm, it may also make people feel more welcome. Though they may be sticking around on the server because they are enjoying themselves and not garnering criticism, when they create a character that is approved by the community as a whole may make them feel attached to the roleplay in a way, as their character is now 'official.' Hook line and sucker XD.

I'm sort of leaning towards option four a little myself though, as I think an incentive system may have the same effect as above with a similar number of players without isolating those who may not have the time to sign up on the forums and create a character. The last thing to consider is that some people can be truly shy and are not really forum people and yet are still great rpers. Not many, but some.

I was shy. I didn't want to go on your forums, or post at all when I first joined you. I think it was a conversation with Psyche, ironically enough, that made me realise it wasn't so bad and I stayed.
Nobody's gonna be so shy that they won't want to stay after being on the forums for a while.
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PostSubject: Re: Character Creation   Fri Nov 26, 2010 12:36 pm

2/4.

Let people settle and adjust to the server and setting and learn while playing, while not being able to gain extensive abilities, equipments and whatnot until their characters have been approved by the community.

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