I just wanted to say how I feel about the game after 380 hours and counting game time.
I really enjoy the feel of the game and I think it might contend for game of the year when its released.
I really think the devs know best, and I agree with the direction they are taking the game. So nothing I say will ever suggest how to fix it as I feel the devs will figure out a way to fix it, if they feel its an issue as well.
It is very hard to find a good vanilla server with a good admin. This is not facepunchs job to create, I understand that. I wish there was more control over public servers by facepunch in some manner to keep hackers actively out.
I feel there is not enough defense against c4 especially when you are not on currently. Other then building a really complex base, which is also a lot of fun.
ESP is king of this game. With the amount of information that is available to these people. I feel as a company you guys could implement stuff that makes ESPing a lot less rewarding. Currently my best defense against ESP is to build a massive empty base and place hundreds of large storage crates in the center, and come back every day and repair it. Like the average player cant even see the correct updated 3rd person gun, and ESPers can see what gun I’m holding. Don’t believe me got to a remote location and put a c4 in your hand you will be dead in minutes. I don’t care that I die in this game its not the point of this point, its more that I feel like the game reveals information to early.
As a server admin I feel like I should be able to see more about my players mostly variables they currently have. The accuracy/number of shots fired/etc… I think a good option would be to give server admins the right to flip on and off fairfight. If you think fairfight sucks don’t use it on your server. I think its an amazing anti cheat that works actively to help admins keep the game fair for everyone.
Random Rant after playing 380 hours.
I just hate admins that actively try to control how gameplay happens on there server that isn’t cheating. I know its their server so its their right. I just can’t stand playing for 5 hours to only break some unwritten rule and get banned. Its usually something where I use gameplay elements they think I shouldnt be able to use to gain an advantage they didnt realize people could do, and then make a rule that that moment to ban me. Its facepunchs game and its in alpha, the only way to bring attention to things is to abuse them, and if they don’t get changed than chances are Gary wants them to stay, and are not an exploit as admins call it. I woud almost consider half of this stuff admin abuse. This is something I know facepunch cant change just a rant after being banned from servers for no reason, and seeing if anyone else has similar feelings, and stories of just funny ban moments. I got banned for placing a shanty within 40m of another persons building, my first question was how the hell as a legit player am i supposed to know a buildings distance from me.
Just some thoughts. Keep up the good work facepunch!!!