Warzone Features

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  1. Auto refresh for the My Games page

    Have an auto refresh in the game lounge similar to the auto refresh when you're in a game. Maybe have a setting where you can disable and/or change the amount of time between refreshing.

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    • Internationalization

      Currently, WarLight is available only in English. I think this may be a barrier for some people who either don't know English or isn't their mother tongue. Therefore I suggest to create some kind of internationalization (that is, game translated to different languages).

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      • Pinnable Menu

        The "menu" in the bottom left corner would get a pin button. Clicking this would fix the menu so it's always open and never closed unless you manually close it.
        This configuration would also move the chat button into the menu so it's still visible when pinned.

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        • tweaks to live tournament system

          i feel we are still missing a few tweaks to the live tournament system:
          1) being able to downsize and upsize according to joining demand (date of join gives people priority)
          2) keeping a waiting list when tournament is full
          3) pop up a confirmation when the realtime tournament starts to confirm the person is active before game is attributed, if it's not then pass their slot to next person in waiting list
          4) option to fill up the rest of the tournament slots with bye slots when we are missing 25% of the people to start the tournament

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          • Player "Active/Inactive" Status- where inactive players automatically forfeit all open games.

            If a player has not made a move in any game for 30-90 days (comment on how long you think it should be), then their status would change from "active" to "inactive" and they would automatically forfeit any open games (the equivalent of a auto-surrender).

            Any move in any game would reset the clock on one's active status, so this would not address people who choose not to play a given game for months, but it would clean-up games where one or more of the players has left WL.

            Also, if you become inactive, all you would have to do…

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            • Clan Wars and Clan Rankings

              Its a very controversial idea with clans wanting this but at the same time with non-clan people not caring at all.

              Here is my idea of a clan war:
              20 skilled players are chosen from 2 different clans.
              They are then taken to an offical really balanced template and they do a 20 vs 20 match basically.

              The difference between this being a normal game is that the amount of xp players gain should be doubled, or at least x1.5, so people can become motivated to do this wars in the first place. The huge difference is that there should…

              53 votes
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              • Delete Account

                This would give the option for players to delete their WarLight account.

                This would only be usable if you were not active in any games or tournaments.

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                • Reversed Analyze graph

                  Currently, the upper graph describe chance of capturing the territory with X troops. I think about adding option to reverse the graph, so that it describe what chance have my enemy to capture my territory, if he attacks with X armies.

                  Quite often it's possible to guess / calculate the income of our opponent, so we knew how big attacks he is able to do. But if I want to check, how many armies I have to put to a territory, to defend it against attack of i.e. 43 I need to first calculate 43*0.6=25,8, and then I check in…

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                  • Vote to End = sharing of points

                    I hate it when i play really well with an ally with great teamwork, and then when it comes to the end of the game, someone has to awkwardly decide to surrender and lose all the points. It will be much better if we can split the points.

                    This also applies to when someone ruins the game by being booted. In this system of sharing the points, each player gets a very small amount of points from the player leaving (since he's not there to claim it), which makes up for it.

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                    • Forum thread limit

                      Due to the recent cases of low level trolling accounts on the forums (probably alts of someone) I think the that the players should only be able to make let's say 2 threads in 24h in each subforum, and maybe increase that limit as they level up to 3 threads at lv 20, 4 at lv 35 and 5 at lv 50. This way we could prevent future mass spamming of the forums (I have already seen 3 accouts doing that in the past 2 months.)

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                      • Additional Sound Notifications

                        The idea is to add sound notifications to certain actions. Examples include: direct boot time has been reached, personal message received, public/team chat message received.

                        My primary motivation for this idea is that many times players think they have submitted their turn and minimize Warlight while doing something else, only to be booted a few minutes later because they don't realize the game is waiting for them.

                        These additional sounds would let users know that something is going on that they should take a look at. Most useful, in my opinion, would be a sound when the direct boot time…

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                        • Idea for RT Ladder poll

                          I was thinking of a cool way of handling the RT Ladder polls, so that templates change from time to time, new good ones can be added in the future and new players will be able to vote too.

                          - Each template can be rated on a scale from 1 to 10

                          - Only players who actually play the RT Ladder should vote: my suggestion is only let players with RT Ladder rating >1500 vote

                          - Players can vote and change their votes anytime

                          - Allow players with rating >1800 or >1900 to submit new templates that can be voted…

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                          • Multicard setting

                            This allows set 2 same type of card with different settings. this means, you can set two Reinforcement cards (such as one with fixed 12 armies and another one with number of territories * 0.2) with different settings. it can also applied for other cards.

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                            • Predetermined/multi-game teams

                              This was suggested on the forum http://www.warlight.net/Forum/Thread.aspx?ThreadID=730
                              It would be nice to have the ability to join a tournament or game as a team. It would also allow for team statistics. I often like to play on the same team as my friends but we often run into the problem of other people joining our team.

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                              • Rewarding Makers

                                Map makers work really hard on their projects and it's kind of a shame that they don't really get rewarded for it, except for a trophy that is just for show.

                                My suggestion is simple, reward map makers with points whenever a game is created with one of their maps. The amount can be fixed (Something like 100 points per game) or be dependant on the rating (Which I think would be better). For example, if a map has 5 rating, then the creator gets 100 points per game, if it has 4.5 then the reward is 90 points, if…

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                                • Multi-transfer

                                  New local deployment feature is good. But I think it can be better if it accompanies with Multi-transfer, which works like supply lines. Transfers will be canceled if territories in your supply line get cut.

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                                  • Highlighted Wastelands & Manual Territories

                                    An option to highlight Wastelands and possible Pick-Territories in Manual distribution game-mode through Fog during later phases of game as well. Ability to see them in order to save the need to check Turn-Zero in mid-game. (Home button is not that convenient especially for large maps with lot of players).

                                    How?
                                    Having Option and ability to Toggle Show/Hide Wastelands & Manual Territories through fog as well those territories that you have captured or are in visible area and under enemy or teammate control. It would enhance strategic planning and understanding of map without the need to remember or check Turn…

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                                    • MAPS: Support SVG-Embedded Images for amazing backgrounds

                                      Currently there is SVG-Limitation (http://wiki.warlight.net/index.php/SVG_Limitations) - Warlight doesn't support embedded JPG/PNG's onto maps.

                                      Implementing this would allow map developers to embed beautiful backgrounds for their maps (while territories and bonuses would be created current vector shapes).

                                      Map backgrounds created this way could decrease size of many maps, since JPG compression can be very effective.

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                                      • Quickmatch leaderboards

                                        Add a way to see who's leading the quickmatch leaderboards, for each individual rating (global, each template, etc.)

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                                        • New Game Page Filter Options

                                          For a more in-depth explanation: http://warlight.net/Forum/Thread.aspx?ThreadID=355. This would allow the player more flexibility in what games show up on their multiplayer page. Instead of being restricted to just Active Games or Games where it's My Turn or the other preset settings, the player can pick and choose exactly what criteria they want to use to show games on their page.

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