No more clan-switching waiting period (in Changelog)
March 29 2007 11:51 AM EDT
That's the good news. :)
The bad news is that clan join fees are now $MPR / 10.
the join a clan and create a clan link both give a server error
March 29 2007 11:57 AM EDT
what about the waiting period for switching characters if you are already in a clan?
March 29 2007 12:01 PM EDT
Mikel: that is unchanged for now
is this for both e clans and fighting?
March 29 2007 12:16 PM EDT
isn't that clear on the Join page?
March 29 2007 12:18 PM EDT
Shouldn't this depend on the MPR of the highest character you have, including retired ones? Or else it's too easy to work around this fee...
March 29 2007 12:21 PM EDT
If it includes retired ones (and it should) then it should only include within x period of days. Many people have old, but high, level characters that are genuinely retired.
March 29 2007 12:26 PM EDT
"Shouldn't this depend on the MPR of the highest character you have, including retired ones?"
It goes by highest unretired character.
If someone really wants to bench his character 4 days instead of paying the money, I'm okay with that.
March 29 2007 12:48 PM EDT
Admins who do unretire a character for $50k outside this 4-9 day period should remember to check if the user didn't join a clan 5 minutes ago then ;)
March 29 2007 12:50 PM EDT
why is that so common anyway? why do people need or want to temporarily retire?
March 29 2007 1:08 PM EDT
No idea. But occasionally people ask us to unretire a character for them. Usually a character that has been retired a long time ago, but that is not easy to verify for us.
Hey Jon, since you are changing Clan stuff, could you also do something about the fact that everyone under the top 10 people in clans can't successfully participate in clans.
As of right now, it is practically impossible to join a clan and stay in that clan with the current way the system is. To avoid re-posting this again and again, here is the problem Summary
"why is that so common anyway? why do people need or want to temporarily retire? "
Many reasons. Here's one example -- retiring your chars to get the cheap BA cost before starting an NCB, but unretiring because those chars are holding all of the equipment that you need.
Here's another -- to be able to transfer things like a tattoo without going broke. When I had 0 MPR, my RoE cost $9k to rent out. Now it's about $18k.
March 29 2007 3:38 PM EDT
Transfer costs (of items) does not depend on MPR.
is creating a clan suspended for the time being?
March 29 2007 10:12 PM EDT
March 29 2007 10:22 PM EDT
Veri, don't you think the 6 ba rate might change this? Over a week that is quite a hefty number of clan points lost, not to mention, they buy less ba now as well.
"Transfer costs (of items) does not depend on MPR. "
It sure seems to for tattoos... unless you can think of another reason why the cost to transfer a tattoo drops considerably once you retire all of your characters...?
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