Jul Oct 25, 2012 @ 1:22am
Random Kicks and IP Bans
So, I was just playing this game where it's a 32v32. Some people decided to start random kicks for no apparent reason. I saw a bunch of people get kicked (the game went from 64 to 45 players) after a while. Then, it was my turn. I got kicked from the only 64 player available server and since I'm using a cable internet connection, my IP is permanently banned from that server. This means that 64 player battles are over for me.

I really think there should be a system that prevents griefing players like this. It happens at least once a match where someone wrongfully gets banned. Worst case scenario, I would just disable the kick feature until a smarter system is implemented.
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Shoes Oct 25, 2012 @ 5:24am 
The really sad thing is that when a votekick goes up, everyone just hammers 'Yes'.
Not everyone is reading the drama or even particularly bothered - but if voting 'Yes' gets rid of the pop-up menu and the alleged troublemaker then that's fine by them.

Someone griefing with teamkills pales in comparison to someone abusing with the votekick system.
Get a clan or a group of friends abusing it and they can completely destroy a game and empty out a server.

This system really needs to be better thought out.
Paul Oct 25, 2012 @ 6:34am 
I haven't witnessed a single unjustified ban or kick yet. If there's a random grief votekick, people always tend to vote no, because they don't know the reason.

Are you sure you're banned? Votekicking doesn't ban, it just kicks you temporarily.

If you were banned, it may have been because of your ping. High pingers tend to make the servers lag and make the experience worse for everyone else.
Last edited by Paul; Oct 25, 2012 @ 6:37am
TK-421™ Oct 25, 2012 @ 8:22am 
Yea, so Devs, this vote-kicking option that can easily be started by any A$$hole on the server feature REALLY needs to go. Like how ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ of an option is the ability to start a vote-kick on anyone you desire? Just so you people know how life works, 99% of the time at least 80% of people will vote YES NOT KNOWING WTF IS GOING ON! Then bamm, someone gets kicked. Weather they deserved it or not. This feature needs to go, it's only pissing people off and causing people to not want to keep playing your game!
TacTicToe Oct 26, 2012 @ 10:46pm 
I have voting disabled on our servers. If there is a problem player, you let me know and I will deal with him. Thats the advantage of being in a clan and playing on clan servers. You can administrate them and protect the integrity of the server.

Look for server with The Killing Crew in the server name.
xXswagnamite420Xx Aug 13, 2013 @ 4:57pm 
I was on a FFA server that had a duel setting, someone randomly killed me so I try to vote him off. No one voted for yes except me. then they vote kick me and that perma IP bans me.

Broken votething needs to be fixed
Richard 2Dogs Aug 14, 2013 @ 11:52am 
I was banned for 2 weeks for no reason
Nikomai Hurashi Aug 14, 2013 @ 12:03pm 
Also someone calling a vote because you are always killing them then they get p!ssed and childish because they are not a getting any kills and they are the ones damaging their own team mates!
Fluffy Mr. Kitty Aug 14, 2013 @ 1:36pm 
Permanent IP bans? What terribad servers are you playing on? It's been my general experience that those bans are an hour long.
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Date Posted: Oct 25, 2012 @ 1:22am
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