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Compete with Honor!

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Cerys

Senior Member

10-01-2012

Is it possible to add more enemy honor features?

Mainly, I prefer playing with /all chat off, so I honestly have no idea if my enemies are being honorable opponents or not except for the end of game chat.

I feel like I don't want to really "honor" someone for such minor amount of time spent chatting with them, but if they are kind and say "gg" or make some nice comments, I feel like I should do something. Maybe a "minor honor" kind of thing, like a "Good Sportsmanship" option where it gives like... a small amount of honor, but isn't really a commitment towards the rest of their possible behavior.

You say we shouldn't honor toxic players, and this is pretty much what I'm worried about. A guy might be a huge jerk in game, but then he quiets down and finishes with a "gg" or whatever. I don't know he was a huge jerk the rest of the game, so I don't really want to say he's an "Honorable Opponent" but to me he seems like he might be a good guy.

Otherwise(unless Honorable Opponent is like this), I'm basically never going to honor my enemies because I feel like you really can't get a good grasp on how they are.


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Axzarious

Senior Member

10-01-2012

For great justice!


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Praetor

Senior Member

10-01-2012

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Lyte:
You won't be banned for this. If the player was genuinely Honorable in Team-Chat and that's all you could see, you'll be fine.


Arbitrary reward system with no actual rewards. Check!

Expecting players to be excited about a feature that does nothing to benefit them. Check!

Expecting players to participate in a system to reward an anonymous player with no actual reward. Check!

Answering questions that does not involve why there is no actual reward for this feature. Check!


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Pride In Me

Member

10-01-2012

How would we know that they're spamming honors to each other friends?


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Praetor

Senior Member

10-01-2012

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Lyte:
We're not talking about rewards at this time. The Honor Initiative is a multi-phase experiment and Phase 1 is to try to accurately identify the positive pillars of the community.

Once we know the initiative can accurately do that, who knows what will happen?


I'll tell you what will happen with zero incentive: not what you want as a company. Have you never studied psychology, even in its remedial form? If you answered yes, for shame for shipping this feature this way. If you answered no, I thought so.


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VaporizeX

Senior Member

10-01-2012

@ Lyte, GREAT JOB BROSEF! I love this system! FINALLY I saw it today didnt even know it was in the game yet! I was so happy to reward the good players on the team!

Great step in the right direction!


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Ghan04

Senior Member

10-01-2012

Quote:
Praetor:
I'll tell you what will happen with zero incentive: not what you want as a company. Have you never studied psychology, even in its remedial form? If you answered yes, for shame for shipping this feature this way. If you answered no, I thought so.


Just to be clear, Lyte is not ruling out the possibility of having rewards for being Honorable in the future. However, it is interesting from a scientific view to identify those who are Honorable just for the sake of being such and helping creative a positive experience for others.


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Convict24601

Recruiter

10-01-2012

How do I check the links under the Faq section of honor? I tried clicking them but nothing happens at all, doesn't even take me to a new page =/


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fr0ztbyte

Senior Member

10-01-2012

Quote:
Praetor:
I'll tell you what will happen with zero incentive: not what you want as a company. Have you never studied psychology, even in its remedial form? If you answered yes, for shame for shipping this feature this way. If you answered no, I thought so.


Honestly, badges have significant meaning to many people. Many players last season put in an extra effort just so they could have an icon next to their forum name. Many players purchase skins. And I'm sure many players will improve their attitude a bit so they can get Honor.

-Steve


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Barioth

Senior Member

10-01-2012

People that play with invited friends will trade honor for sure, and since they keep playing, the honor will be replenished. And no one will be able to report or punish them becauyse they wont say in team chat "hey man give me honor after the match", the deal will already be set before game begins.

Meaning the more you play with friends, the more honor you will have, i think the system is broken.
Unless you can't honor people in your group, only those you met randomly in queue. If this happens then the system will be good. Otherwise i don't see need for a honor system which you can reward your friends. Smurfs will abuse this for sure if it can be used in group.