Idea for EXP/Money times (in General)


Despiz November 11 2007 4:58 PM EST

Some people cannot get on during the hours these are held. And therefore cannot take advantage of the bonuses. They may be able to do it at certain time's but not others. Such as being able to be on from Noon - 6pm but not 12pm to 6am. My idea is that during the six hours these are held you should be allowed to choose whether you want money or exp time. When you pick one for that time, say 12am - 6pm on a saturday it is locked for two weeks. The following week at 12am - 6pm it will be the opposite of what you have picked. This is so that it cannot be abused to make insane amounts of money or exp. Just a thought since some people may only be able to take advantage of exp time once and no money times.

Godpanda November 11 2007 6:05 PM EST

I actually like this idea. Which is odd, because I was prepared upon looking at the title to dismiss it. But as long as your own choice stays locked for two weeks, or a month, it would still be fair. and as the NUB and NCB increases, missing exp time is quite dramatic....

Good idea. I support.

AdminG Beee November 11 2007 6:15 PM EST

Nope, not for me.

Exp / Money times are there at a fixed time to give people the chance of a little boost. If you're committed and want the boost you'll figure something out, and if you're not then you won't get the bonus.

Commitment has got to be rewarded with something. The BA refresh rate reduction (which I support wholehearted) has already leveled the playing field a little. Let's keep what little randomness that Exp / Money time gives.

[RX3]Cotillion November 11 2007 6:37 PM EST

^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ Agreed. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^

Despiz November 11 2007 8:04 PM EST

The time's would still be locked. Just that you could choose between one or the other at a certain time and then have it locked to alternate back and forth for a set amount of time.

Example - Someone can get on at 12am - 6pm for EXP time on saturdays. but has church the following day and dosn't want to stay up till 12am so he misses money time. He can choose money time one week, then the following week be able to have EXP time while missing money time.

It will still reward people who have more dedication to be able to get BOTH money and exp times instead of only 1 exp and money time.. Just that the one person can get 1 of each instead of 2 exp times.

48xVanished48 November 11 2007 9:42 PM EST

Maybe switch up the exp time and money time every month. So if exp time is 12-6 and 6-12, make it 6-12 and 12-6. Maybe every 6 months or something?

AdminLamuness November 11 2007 10:13 PM EST

Bonus times are already switched up. In fact you get these twice a week.

Money Times:

  • Saturday Midnight to 6:00 A.M.
  • Tuesday 6:00 P.M. to Midnight

Experience Times:

  • Saturday Noon to 6:00 P.M.
  • Tuesday 6:00 A.M. to Noon
In conclusion, you get XP first then Money on Tuesdays and Money first and then XP on Saturdays. The idea is already implemented.

QBBast [Hidden Agenda] November 11 2007 10:16 PM EST


"and dosn't [sic] want to stay up till 12am" Do what you want, by all means. If you don't want to stay up and play, don't. Make the choice. :)

Lumpy Koala November 12 2007 12:15 AM EST

hey don't complain that much, at least your US/Canada time makes sense to stay up for XP time:

Saturday Noon to 6:00 P.M.
Tuesday 6:00 A.M. to Noon

For me in Asia, it's :

Saturday 12 A.M. to 6:00 A.M.
Tuesday 6:00 P.M. to 12 A.M.

Unearthly time....

[RX3]Cotillion November 12 2007 12:50 AM EST

Wow. That sucks pretty hard L. Koala...

j'bob November 12 2007 1:18 AM EST

I don't know. Deep down I want to say no no no.
BUT... if it's just a flip/flop basicly and the next week is different,
keeping people from HIGHLY exploiting one or the other, maybe.
But then again, "wacky" times are a "bonus" and not anything
that we're entitled to it seems fair just to keep it as is.
Next thing someone will want (NOT pointing any fingers here)
auction times to be set so that they can only end at reasonable
times for them to be on. Yeah, that's far fetched of me, I'm just
rambling.
Guess I'm on the fence.

QBJohnnywas November 12 2007 2:45 AM EST

I miss one money time and one xp time in the week. But that's RL for you; I really don't think the game should be changed to work around my RL needs.

If you want to get on for all the xp/money times set your alarm, don't sleep, don't go to work/school, never leave your computer..........

Next thing you know somebody will be asking for their xp/money times to be saved while they're on holiday......

If RL means you can't get on at certain times that's your look-out not Jon's/CBs.
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