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Post  Zaughi on Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:03 pm

We had a 10/20 server pop a couple days ago. This was really good, however, we were doing much better in the relaunch. I've noticed a recurring pattern - Server starts up/switches map, and the population is EXCELLENT in the first week, then it slowly begins to drop, player by player until it's 0/20.

Now that I've taken notice of this, I've done my best to track the problem to it's root: people are getting bored. In the first week, everything seems new and fresh, but after that, there's no more. I feel like every day the experience is the same. There aren't enough willing players to come on and roleplay, and the best population I can muster is a mere 5/20.

Clockwork is actually far more vast than you'd think. When I first loaded it up on The Terminal (which has been giving me a ridiculous amount of trouble lately, I'm working on getting it back up!) I was shocked by all the customization that could be done. Honestly, it blew me away when I first played HL2RP. I saw scanners flying about and taking pictures, people getting arrested on the side of the road, citizens being lined up and shot - it was amazing.

There are so many features in Clockwork that TC is not taking advantage of. You can make multiple "map scenes" that replace the bland, grey background of the character selection screen. You can also modify the music that plays on the selection screen. If we want new players to stay, we need the experience to be unique. I see very few servers that actually have plaza life, even NPC-led plaza life, going on. These are just a few minor things that would greatly improve the ambient quality of TC.

Guys, we can do this. The Crew won't die on it's own, it will only die if we let it.

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Re: We CAN do better.

Post  DIABLO258 on Thu Dec 26, 2013 2:31 pm

We have had the custom background shots before. It has no effect on population. The music is nice to tinker with, but it also has little to no effect. Sure I can take advantage of these if anyone has suggestions, but dont expect people to be Ooo'ing and Aww'ing at it.

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Post  General Bravo on Thu Dec 26, 2013 2:48 pm

I think the idea is that a whole bunch of relatively insignificant things like that can add up to be significant, which is true for many things, whether you're looking at your grades, warfare, or just running a server. And unlike a map switch, stuff like that is relatively quick, simple, and has a near zero chance of adverse effects.

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Post  Silver on Thu Dec 26, 2013 3:34 pm

Well, we're just one of the hundreds of HL2RP servers out there. Maybe something new could help. I've been saying this for a while, but for example, a pretty popular schema that's in development is a schema that is set after Freeman dies. It's a custom canon, custom setting, everything. Something like that, I mean, a new unique setting, could be nice.
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Post  Zaughi on Thu Dec 26, 2013 3:46 pm

Precisely, General Bravo.

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Post  Cereal on Thu Dec 26, 2013 4:00 pm

I think it's the matter of people have to leave, then no one has the courtesy to be the first person to join the server.
I normally join when the pop reaches 2-3-4/20.
But no one joins.

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Post  Chris10023 on Thu Dec 26, 2013 4:46 pm

I have to agree with Silver, and Bravo, and if I go to play and see no one on I still go into the server even if it has no pop, that 1/20 can (even if insignificant) cause people to join

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Post  Commander America on Thu Dec 26, 2013 9:25 pm

I agree with everyone.  If we're going to only add a few small things, big deal, right?  But if we add lot's of little new things, it will add up to cause great things.  An example of what I've scene in the past for items and such for very popular servers would be things like weapon parts and springs, BB guns, Pac 3, and all these other little item things that add alot of fun.  


After first reading this, I had a cool idea.  I was playing Hl2 earlier and I remember seeing T.V's in the apartments, and in stores.  Yes, they were all showing propaganda, but why not have maybe a News station, or "Entertainment".  Even things from the hl2 beta, like the manhack arcade would be fun.

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Post  General Bravo on Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:12 pm

That was something I was considering in the pre-close era. It involved putting stationary radios behind the counters of CWU stores(and, if possible, hidden away in various parts of the CAH), over which they would broadcast propaganda, recruit for Civil Protection, and mention things like city transfer passes and such. The only problem with that is, as we all know, if you can hear a stationary radio it'll broadcast everything you say. If we can get some form of fix for that in effect, I can start getting a propaganda engine going.

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Post  DIABLO258 on Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:46 am

No one ever said it would need to be a big deal to be done, so lets do it. Just name a spot where you want a camera placement, easy. Next, a song. Although, the sad suit song in HL2 is over used, so lets use something different than that one.

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Post  Zaughi on Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:19 pm

I recommend Escape Array (hl1_song20), it suits the overall theme of HL2RP. Good camera positions would be: The ground floor of the CAH, above the plaza, at the trainstation entrance, or facing one of the checkpoints. As for the propaganda idea, that is best done over the /broadcast command that we never seem to use.

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Post  General Bravo on Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:33 pm

We never use it because it's for City Administrators only. And we only have one of those, who isn't always on(I know he has a reason for not being around more recently, and my Breen character is event only). I feel we'd be better off with some sort of radio system where there are items similar to stationary radios but they're basically just speakers, and don't pick up what people near them say, with a single area from which actual broadcasts get made. We can have loyalists, CWU, and even Civil Protection on from time to time.

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Post  Zaughi on Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:36 pm

You see, the problem with the whole radio idea is, even if we code it in so people cannot speak through it, then how will the broadcasters speak? Maybe they'll need to use handheld radios to communicate, which isn't exactly the most practical solution.

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Post  General Bravo on Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:46 pm

It's better than going with the /broadcast idea that maybe 4 people have access to, out of which 2 have characters to use it, and 1 of which isn't around.

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Post  Slashraider on Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:56 pm

Even with the radios it's not that much to add. I think we need a new gameplan. Change some stuff ICly. Not just events but things that are always accessible. Maybe some actual shops that are open or stuff that happens in the plaza. CCA marches, more patrols, checkpoints that are actually used and citizens will be stopped (not just D6 checkpoints but think of the one you have to pass through to get from the spawn to the plaza) stuff like that. We just need more things for our players to do instead of just standing around.

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Post  General Bravo on Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:52 pm

I would say forced labor for citizens but forced labor=forced RP, and the last times we tried to force RP, people didn't go along with it(CCA training) and TC died(City Cool.

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Post  CallChaos on Sat Dec 28, 2013 12:23 am

I like the idea Bravo had about forced labor for the citizens . As for the fact that it forces RP might be bad but the labor RP would add a better meaning for citizens, having the forced labor actually effect something in the server IE. The amount of supplies within CWU stores, the Rations center, or even the CCA armory. It would also make sense for the citizens to actually do something instead of trying to lolrebel or simply talk to peeps.

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Post  HollerHavoc on Sat Dec 28, 2013 3:42 am

http://thecrew.forumotion.com/t1329-new-feature-we-could-possibly-add#10091 I actually developed a pretty solid idea we could use back when TC was near death, it does involve manual labour but not necessarily forced labour. It also revamps the loyalist system and how shops and CWU work. You should take a look, see what you guys think, we could tweak it for the better if you don't like how I set it up back then.

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Post  Jaquecz on Sat Dec 28, 2013 3:56 pm

Zaughi wrote:We had a 10/20 server pop a couple days ago. This was really good, however, we were doing much better in the relaunch. I've noticed a recurring pattern - Server starts up/switches map, and the population is EXCELLENT in the first week, then it slowly begins to drop, player by player until it's 0/20.

Now that I've taken notice of this, I've done my best to track the problem to it's root: people are getting bored. In the first week, everything seems new and fresh, but after that, there's no more. I feel like every day the experience is the same. There aren't enough willing players to come on and roleplay, and the best population I can muster is a mere 5/20.

Clockwork is actually far more vast than you'd think. When I first loaded it up on The Terminal (which has been giving me a ridiculous amount of trouble lately, I'm working on getting it back up!) I was shocked by all the customization that could be done. Honestly, it blew me away when I first played HL2RP. I saw scanners flying about and taking pictures, people getting arrested on the side of the road, citizens being lined up and shot - it was amazing.

There are so many features in Clockwork that TC is not taking advantage of. You can make multiple "map scenes" that replace the bland, grey background of the character selection screen. You can also modify the music that plays on the selection screen. If we want new players to stay, we need the experience to be unique. I see very few servers that actually have plaza life, even NPC-led plaza life, going on. These are just a few minor things that would greatly improve the ambient quality of TC.

Guys, we can do this. The Crew won't die on it's own, it will only die if we let it.


I think we should either switch schema's or find ways to make citizen rp more interesting.
One way would be events, that don't result in
"Citizen get in your house for an hour while we shoot over 9000 zombies and antilions or take care of these webuls"
or
"Citizen come do this boring ass thing for the next hour"
Another way would probably be, well a certain idea that i suggested sometime before TC went and croaked.
But couldn't be done because CCA can't keep track of anything at all beyond adding and removing points and permits. And apparently admins couldn't be trusted to ensure shit went correctly because they really weren't being decent admins unless someone who was srs bizniz was being really srs bizniz, it's like when a subsitute teacher comes into a classroom, to the students the sub isn't srs bizniz so they just jack off but when the regular teacher comes back they go back to being srs bizniz.


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Post  Jaquecz on Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:00 pm

Colonel HollerHavoc wrote:http://thecrew.forumotion.com/t1329-new-feature-we-could-possibly-add#10091 I actually developed a pretty solid idea we could use back when TC was near death, it does involve manual labour but not necessarily forced labour. It also revamps the loyalist system and how shops and CWU work. You should take a look, see what you guys think, we could tweak it for the better if you don't like how I set it up back then.

It's forced labour.
you Don't do it you risk CCA kicking you in the balls.
Or throwing you in a jail cell and forgetting, and then your staring at a wall for the next 60 minutes typing
//Hey guys i've been in here for an hour let me out plz.

Yes i've read it.

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Post  General Bravo on Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:30 pm

Well, it's either that or citizen RP is still going to be standing around the map with their dicks in their hands. There really isn't much that, logically and ICly, citizens would be doing besides chilling in CAH, forced labor, or getting rations. That's just how it is.

Honestly, I'm beginning to think we might be better served by going outlands.

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Post  HollerHavoc on Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:53 pm

Jaquecz wrote:
Colonel HollerHavoc wrote:http://thecrew.forumotion.com/t1329-new-feature-we-could-possibly-add#10091 I actually developed a pretty solid idea we could use back when TC was near death, it does involve manual labour but not necessarily forced labour. It also revamps the loyalist system and how shops and CWU work. You should take a look, see what you guys think, we could tweak it for the better if you don't like how I set it up back then.

It's forced labour.
you Don't do it you risk CCA kicking you in the balls.
Or throwing you in a jail cell and forgetting, and then your staring at a wall for the next 60 minutes typing
//Hey guys i've been in here for an hour let me out plz.

Yes i've read it.

Meh I see what your saying, Keep in mind though Melee I said we could tweak it, but honestly ICLY it would be forced, you just don't have to do it. Citizens always complain they have little to do and they all rush for the slums because of it.

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Post  Cereal on Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:18 pm

Alright. This is the game plan. We have to use the server for ourselves. WE ALL.
NEED TO USE THE SERVER. Atleast some time. No one's going to play on it because it is: empty.
Dead empty. We're going to get little to no regulars either, so we have to use the server for OURSELVES. Everyone's gridlocked into their own communities because people already developed characters there. No one is moving out, no one is moving in. It's the HL2RP community's cycle.
Take advantage of it guys, we're all friends. We all have this server's access. You guys need to face the fact that the reason we're rarely getting any regulars is because everyone has their own communities to play in. The server is diamond fine as it is on it's own. There's no way to attract regulars without connections with them. For now, we need to use the server for ourselves. Maybe then, we'll get regulars to join.
Now another problem is, is that no one really likes to RP. If you did? Then you'd get your stank buttox on the server and spam invites to your friends and the rest of the community.
Man, I used to do it all the time with my friends when I had staff on different servers before they died, we all get together and do some sort of event. Even exogen breaches dude, they're fun when you have friends with you.

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Re: We CAN do better.

Post  General Bravo on Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:24 pm

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IneptBird7: i'm Here~
Colonel HollerHavoc is now playing No More Room in Hell. Click here to join.
General Bravo: Invite anyone else who you think needs to be in here for some serious discussion.
Bazid entered chat.
Colonel HollerHavoc: Ai ded
General Bravo: I really hope this isn't it. If this is literally all the people I can get into a simple chat, TC may be more fucked than I realized.
Bazid: hai
General Bravo: I guess this is it.
General Bravo: Well.
IneptBird7 is now playing No More Room in Hell. Click here to join.
General Bravo: I'm just gonna say it. If we continue on the same path we are on, TC is dead again, and I wasted my time bringing it back. No one, NO ONE, even so much as connects and sits on AFK anymore, let alone actually RPs.
Joe entered chat.
General Bravo: Nobody even tries much anymore.
Joe: wat
Joe left chat.
General Bravo: The non-admin players all expect RP to be made for them. The admin players all say to go find and make RP. Given that these two sides just won't reconcile, it isn't going to end positively.
Chris10023: doesn't that contradict each other?
General Bravo: Yeah. That's the problem.
Chris10023: and I do sit on it AFK I did a few days ago
General Bravo: Okay, that makes 1/20.
General Bravo: Which doesn't amount to much of anything.
Chiverz entered chat.
Chris10023: at least someone is on the server.
General Bravo: There's all of one person on the server as it stands.
General Bravo: And literally no one responded to my invites.
IneptBird7: i Try and Get on at times... Me And Zaughi are the ones i see trying to get the pop back the most...
IneptBird7: but most of all Zaughi
General Bravo: Which is odd because he was supposed to be off trying to make his own community before.
Chris10023: brb
General Bravo: I think we've already established that as powerful as I am, I can't singlehandedly pump the community up to 20/20.
Bazid: we must work together to be able to do that.
General Bravo: That's just it. There are maybe 3 or 4 people actually trying to do so.
Chris10023: back
General Bravo: And it can't always be that same extremely small group of people because we aren't all always available 24/7.
Chris10023: yeah
Bazid: agreed
General Bravo: If you need RP, don't pester admins for it. Make some, and contact admins if you have any concerns about it being a legitimate direction to take.
Bazid: brb
Chris10023: I don't pester anyone
General Bravo: Admins aren't the ones pestering other admins for RP.
General Bravo: Anyway, I'm going to need people to show up en masse tomorrow. If we make a good showing on population, we can probably get new people on board.
Chris10023: what's the bad news?
Cereal entered chat.
Cereal: hey
General Bravo: Howdy.
General Bravo: @chris: If that doesn't work, we shift to outlands. If THAT doesn't work, TC is done.
Chris10023: What about I17, we could give that a try
General Bravo: We can switch maps all we want, it won't necessarily help, and if it does, it will probably be temporary and negligible in the long term.
Cereal: omg
Cereal: you people
Cereal: stop talking for a second
Cereal: shh
General Bravo: Cereal, I am the only person on the server, in case that's the direction you wanted to go.
Cereal: read
Cereal: my forum post
Cereal: read my forum post k
Cereal: its a reply to zaughi's thread
Cereal: pay close attention to it
Cereal: happened to me on my old community
Cereal: this is just going to be put out with the raw goods
Cereal: no one is going to join. everyone is gridlocked in their own communities
Cereal: the most we'll get is someone joins, then they leave
Cereal: so take advantage of; we all know eachother
Cereal: use the server for your own benefit
General Bravo: I'm the only one on.
Cereal: exactly
General Bravo: No one responds to invites.
Chris10023: you didn't invite me
Chris10023: and I'll join in a bit
General Bravo: You seem pretty set in chilling with cergis over there for a while.
Cereal: none of you have excuses to NOT join because i have to right a essay
Cereal: now if you dont want to join
Cereal: then that means you dont want to rp
Cereal: then that's fine by all of us
Cereal: the only way for people to join is with connections
Cereal: believe it or not we have to bribe people with RP. regulars join, and they dont want to sit in a exogen breach and be that citizen that sits in the fucking apartments all day
Chris10023: So I can't be in a different server for a bit?
Cereal: they want to see the danger, because you know what, it's more thrilling apparently
General Bravo: I suppose from your perspective, people not wanting to join is fine, Cereal. But if new people aren't coming and old regulars start dropping off, the server standard becomes 0/20, and I have diablo close the server for good.
Cereal: then that's what it would come down to
Cereal: if no one wants to play on it, then that's the server's fate i guess
Cereal: unless some magical fairy joins and says
Cereal: hai gais i have 99 friends that want to play here
Cereal: brb
General Bravo: That's what it is coming down to. I'm not saying this because it's a potential future, I'm saying it because it's right on the fucking doorstep.
Cinere entered chat.
Cinere: Eh
Cinere: ?
General Bravo: Just talking about how, if things go as they've been, TC dies permanently.
Chris10023: Seriously, I join the server a lot, mainly at night, everynight almost
Cereal: okay
Cereal: can we halt the convo because i have to go away for a few
Cereal: like 40 minutes
General Bravo: I can't halt it for that long.
Bazid: back
Bazid is now playing No More Room in Hell. Click here to join.
IneptBird7: So...
General Bravo: More on this as it develops.
Cinere: I try to get on, sometimes, atleast when I know I can add to the RP.
General Bravo: You can add to RP just by showing up and RPing.
Gremnkai entered chat.
General Bravo: Would people be receptive to some sort of schedule?
Gremnkai left chat.
Cinere: A schedule?
Cinere: For what?
General Bravo: For coming on the server and RPing.
Chris10023: no, that would drive people away
@Masey entered chat.
@Masey: hello, i'm a salesman sorta giant
General Bravo: And how's that, chris?
Chris10023: Forcing people to join and RP turns it from a fun game to a job
@Masey: i sell molly and mary and other various item--
Chris10023: a Scheduel would be a giant kife in the back for TC
Chris10023: schedule*
General Bravo: Doing nothing at all is equivalent to shooting it in the back of the head.
@Masey: NIGGA
@Masey: I'M GLAD YOU ALL INVITED ME TO THIS SO I COULD OVERHEAR THAT
@Masey: and insert my two
@Masey: and or tree fiddy cent
@Masey: so
Bazid is now playing No More Room in Hell. Click here to join.
Colonel HollerHavoc is now playing No More Room in Hell. Click here to join.
@Masey: okay
Chris10023: many people have said that restricting shit drives people away
@Masey: knife in the back == "Y'ALL NIGGAS GOTTA GET ON AT 3 - 6 AND YOUR SHIFT ENDS AT 9 BECAUSE WE GOTTA MAKE THE SERVER LOOK GOOD AS FUCK AND POPULATED WITH THE SAME PEOPLE"
@Masey: i know you're brainstorming ideas to get more people, but i've got a better idea
@Masey: ADVERTISING~! YAAAAY
General Bravo: doing nothing="Server, please kneel down in this ditch here." *shots*
@Masey: just go on facepunch, advertise the server a bit--
@Masey: NIGGA
@Masey: WILL YOU LISTEN
@Masey: ADVERTISE THE SERVER
@Masey: NIGGGAAAA
General Bravo: k
General Bravo: you do that
General Bravo: go get banned from servers for advertising
Chris10023: Facepunck is a forum, not sure if they have any servers
@Masey: NIGGA
@Masey: NIGGGAAA
General Bravo: pretty sure they have some sort of servers
@Masey: HOW DARE YOU REFLECT MY LOGIC WITHOUT--
@Masey: okay
@Masey: so
General Bravo: either way, most places ban you for blatant advertising
@Masey: facepunch is the main hub for the game known as garry's mod
@Masey: NIGGA
General Bravo: including forums
@Masey: PEOPLE ADVERTISE THEIR SERVERS ON THAT FORUM
@Masey: IT'S NOT JUST ONE COMMUNITY FORUM, E.G. MAELSTROM AND TC
General Bravo: AGGIN
@Masey: http://facepunch.com/forumdisplay.php?f=15
@Masey: you see this
@Masey: advertise here
@Masey: NIGGA
General Bravo: You do it. Go be the Senior Public Affairs Officer.
@Masey: well NIGGA
@Masey: YOU WANTED SUGGESTIONS FOR THE SERVER TO BE REVIVED
@Masey: YOU GOT SUGGESTIONS
@Masey: telling me to do shit
@Masey: bitchass nigga
@Masey: BITCHASS NIGGGA
Colonel HollerHavoc: Dude, you don't have to spam caps mang
@Masey: NIGGAWW
Colonel HollerHavoc: Lol
@Masey: NIIGGAWWWW
@Masey: @Masey: telling me to do shit
@Masey: bitchass nigga
@Masey: BITCHASS NIGGGA
@Masey: NIGGAWW
@Masey: refer to this
Bazid: look we need to do something...
Bazid: if we dont do anything TC is doomed to die again.
Chris10023: true
Bazid: what we do add can not restrict things as people really hate restrictions.
Colonel HollerHavoc: And forced things
Chris10023: yeah exactly
Colonel HollerHavoc: Anything that's forced
Chris10023: exactly
Chris10023: I still think i17 is a great map

I should mention, I sent out numerous invites to join the server. No one came that I saw.

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Post  Slashraider on Sun Dec 29, 2013 2:17 pm

Holler, Inept, Bazid, and I were on the server inviting people but no one got on because most people were playing other games or other server so we decided to just play starbound for the rest of the night and then u got on TC when we left.

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