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adlabs6
09-10-2003, 09:48 PM
I understand that many will say, get a life, get a real name! But when a server is scripted to autokick the name "default", it provides no explaination as to WHY you have been kicked does it? Does it say "You have been kicked for being named default"?

A player new to FB and perhaps also new to online gaming is not understanding the reasons behind his being kicked. They may not even be aware that they were automaticaly kicked! Tech trouble? Poor connection? We don't want you here? How can the player know?

I just wondered if there is a way to indicate the real reason for the kick to those who apparently don't know, and try again and again to join.

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adlabs6
09-10-2003, 09:48 PM
I understand that many will say, get a life, get a real name! But when a server is scripted to autokick the name "default", it provides no explaination as to WHY you have been kicked does it? Does it say "You have been kicked for being named default"?

A player new to FB and perhaps also new to online gaming is not understanding the reasons behind his being kicked. They may not even be aware that they were automaticaly kicked! Tech trouble? Poor connection? We don't want you here? How can the player know?

I just wondered if there is a way to indicate the real reason for the kick to those who apparently don't know, and try again and again to join.

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XyZspineZyX
09-10-2003, 09:52 PM
Good point!
I will fix!
/BadBernie

XyZspineZyX
09-10-2003, 10:06 PM
It should be in the mission briefing. In case of a manual kick, host should say how and why in the chat-bar.

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adlabs6
09-10-2003, 10:17 PM
But can the player reach the brief screen before the autokick? I'll try the myself tonight.

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adlabs6
09-11-2003, 01:56 AM
A player named default who is autokicked will never see the brief. I tried this just now, and twice got a "Timeout" error, then a "Connection is Lost" error. I logged in using a madeup name with no trouble.

So it seems that a new player will never understand WHY he is having trouble connecting to the server. At least they arent' getting a "You have been Kicked" error, leading them to believe that those of us inside don't like them for some reason or another.

Anyway, I've just wondered about this. Now I know for sure.

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XyZspineZyX
09-11-2003, 02:07 AM
There was some problem related to All Seeing Eye, and players using "default" breaking into hyperlobby servers. Basically, in Hyperlobby, players have distinct names, and if a particulare player is being disruptive, he or she can be banned, however ASE allows you to log into a Hyperlobby server, without having a unique name.

ASE by default names all players "default" and some players were being disruptive using that name. It was impossible to tell which players were the trouble makers, and which werent', so they had to ban any player by that name.

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