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Server Merge Alternative?

FinalSlayerFinalSlayer
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edited January 26, 2018 in General Chat
I mean... If we can't do a server why not create a system where players can actively choose which Servers to play on every time they log in?

Is that too much to ask for?? 0.0
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  • BlissfulkillBlissfulkill
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    edited January 26, 2018
    I mean... If we can't do a server why not create a system where players can actively choose which Servers to play on every time they log in?

    Is that too much to ask for?? 0.0

    So basically, channels? The idea is a bit more complicated I believe.
  • ZeoZeo
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    The idea is nice but @Blissfulkill is right, it would be little more complicated than just merging all four servers into one because Nexon would still have to maintain all four servers so it will just end up costing them more money and such.

    But we do still desperately need the server merge though.
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  • SiodhanSiodhan
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    Plus people have been whining that everyone would supposedly choose to play on Alexina just because they have 2 more people than the rest. Pretty sure it would be just about as unpopular.
  • GretaGreta
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    Merge the server merge threads pls.
    HardmuscleJazmynnajee508SylviaWolfeTheNyanCatxOtakuLeilicia
  • BlissfulkillBlissfulkill
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    New characters made on an account before certain date get a massive boost to their AP gains and skill rankings.

    There's also pets though...:(
  • CrimsọnCrimsọn
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    Stop making Alexina the HOT server! In fact don't show the popularity of any of the servers. :|
    HardmuscleShadoeJazmynoffwithyourheads
  • JulieJulie
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    Gaea wrote: »
    Stop making Alexina the HOT server! In fact don't show the popularity of any of the servers. :|

    hot-burning-graphic.gif
    Hardmuscle
  • GretaGreta
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    Julie wrote: »
    Gaea wrote: »
    Stop making Alexina the HOT server! In fact don't show the popularity of any of the servers. :|

    hot-burning-graphic.gif

    Everyone knows that Alexina is the most lit server :trollface:
    Hardmuscle
  • HardmuscleHardmuscle
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    edited January 27, 2018
    You're apparently oblivious to the way data is stored. Crying and complaining constantly won't change this.

    -- and this is not KR... we are not 40,000 square miles .... // we are 3.8 million square miles.
    Hardmuscle wrote: »
    You want to transfer servers? ~ Delete yourself and start over. ~ Done! :trollface:

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  • IyasenuIyasenu
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    Hardmuscle wrote: »
    You're apparently oblivious to the way data is stored. Crying and complaining constantly won't change this.

    -- and this is not KR... we are not 40,000 square miles .... // we are 3.8 million square miles.
    Hardmuscle wrote: »
    You want to transfer servers? ~ Delete yourself and start over. ~ Done! :trollface:

    Remember, if you're ever unhappy, settle for less!

    Dumb! :angry:

    Asking players to delete and start over on a more populated server is such a bad solution!
    And it's also pushing the responsibility of solving this issue onto the player, rather than someone who can actually improve things!
    AND it's not even a solution.

    But anyways, since no one knows full well what Nexon's capable of, or if any OTHER solution to the unbalanced playerbase distribution (and the less-than-stellar playerbase size in general) is feasible, just let people complain.
    At least it lets people blow off steam.
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  • HardmuscleHardmuscle
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    edited January 27, 2018
    Iyasenu wrote: »
    Hardmuscle wrote: »
    You're apparently oblivious to the way data is stored. Crying and complaining constantly won't change this.

    -- and this is not KR... we are not 40,000 square miles .... // we are 3.8 million square miles.
    Hardmuscle wrote: »
    You want to transfer servers? ~ Delete yourself and start over. ~ Done! :trollface:

    Remember, if you're ever unhappy, settle for less!

    Dumb! :angry:

    Asking players to delete and start over on a more populated server is such a bad solution!
    And it's also pushing the responsibility of solving this issue onto the player, rather than someone who can actually improve things!
    AND it's not even a solution.

    But anyways, since no one knows full well what Nexon's capable of, or if any OTHER solution to the unbalanced playerbase distribution (and the less-than-stellar playerbase size in general) is feasible, just let people complain.
    At least it lets people blow off steam
    .
    This game was not designed to provide the functionality being wailed about. It's like threatening to stop shopping at Walmart because they don't sell Pony Rides (on real ponies). You want a pony ride? Go to a farm where ponies reside! ~ Regardless of how it should be said, there are no plans to build this system in the near or distant future. (One allowing free travel of all character data from server to server at will). ~ :*

  • GretaGreta
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    Wouldn't be surprised if they decide just to shut down other less populated servers in order to make people move into Alexina LOL.
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  • ShadoeShadoe
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    Greta wrote: »
    Wouldn't be surprised if they decide just to shut down other less populated servers in order to make people move into Alexina LOL.

    If they want to make most players quit, that would be the way to go.
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  • IyasenuIyasenu
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    Greta wrote: »
    Wouldn't be surprised if they decide just to shut down other less populated servers in order to make people move into Alexina LOL.

    If they did that, they'd just transfer the population to Alexina, not make people restart!

    That's what's happened in other cases.

    Not like server merging due to a server's lack of population is new to Mabinogi, in general.
  • HardmuscleHardmuscle
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    Iyasenu wrote: »
    Not like server merging due to a server's lack of population is new to Mabinogi, in general.
    Really? When was the last time we had a merge of any kind on NA Mabinogi? :* ~ (we didn't)
  • KazukixdKazukixd
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    Hardmuscle wrote: »
    Iyasenu wrote: »
    Not like server merging due to a server's lack of population is new to Mabinogi, in general.
    Really? When was the last time we had a merge of any kind on NA Mabinogi? :* ~ (we didn't)

    You're clearly missing what he means here; he's talking about Mabinogi IN GENERAL referring to all forms of the game which includes for example: the server merge in Mabinogi Korea in 2013. Please don't criticise other people with some mindless banter that doesnt contribute to the conversation and read up on it yourself.
    BuffalosZeoLostLinksoffwithyourheadsSylviaWolfeYangKoete
  • HardmuscleHardmuscle
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    edited January 27, 2018
    Kazukixd wrote: »
    Hardmuscle wrote: »
    Iyasenu wrote: »
    Not like server merging due to a server's lack of population is new to Mabinogi, in general.
    Really? When was the last time we had a merge of any kind on NA Mabinogi? :* ~ (we didn't)

    You're clearly missing what he means here; he's talking about Mabinogi IN GENERAL referring to all forms of the game which includes for example: the server merge in Mabinogi Korea in 2013. Please don't criticise other people with some mindless banter that doesnt contribute to the conversation and read up on it yourself.
    I'm not missing anything. You don't know jack about me (Mr. Spam Troll Alt Account). This is a 10 year old discussion. ~ Like the argument you're trying to pursue; this topic was dead on arrival. ~ http://forums.mabinogi.nexon.net/discussion/2157/server-merge/p1

    Disagreeing with me is one thing. Telling me not to have an opinion is another.


  • foussiremixfoussiremix
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    Imo
    Just fuse tarlach with some dead server and the problem is fixed.
    Merging the servers into one would make logging into the game rng
    Hardmuscle
  • BuffalosBuffalos
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    Gaea wrote: »
    Stop making Alexina the HOT server! In fact don't show the popularity of any of the servers. :|
    Still wouldn't fix the problem because Alexina is at the top of the server list on creation, IIRC. Even if it weren't, people would be more inclined to just pick the server name at the top of the list unless they have a friend already playing.
    Zeo
  • HardmuscleHardmuscle
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    edited January 27, 2018
    Buffalos wrote: »
    Gaea wrote: »
    Stop making Alexina the HOT server! In fact don't show the popularity of any of the servers. :|
    Still wouldn't fix the problem because Alexina is at the top of the server list on creation, IIRC. Even if it weren't, people would be more inclined to just pick the server name at the top of the list unless they have a friend already playing.
    That's why I suggested renaming it... :smirk: http://forums.mabinogi.nexon.net/discussion/comment/77665/#Comment_77665