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Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:09:30


QueefBalls
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Let me give you a little glimpse into my life:

90% of my warlight time is while I'm at work. My job involves a lot of file transfers and stuff that tie up my work station for a bit, leaving me with nothing to do except plow some games on my phone. I end up joining a ton of games to fill the gap, most of which have 1 day boots. During the week, this is the perfect speed for me, as I've always maintained that the standard 3 day turns are too slow. However, I'll concede that the one advantage of 3 day boots is the ability to ignore warlight on the weekends.

I think it would be cool to have some kind of weekend mode, where the boot timer stops on Friday afternoon and doesn't start again until Monday morning. That way people on my type of schedule can play during down time without having to sacrifice free time.

My other thought was possibly updating vacations so that you have a total number of "vacation days" to use instead of just 10 total vacations where 1 day uses just as much "vacation time" as 10 days.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:14:23


Potatoe
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Aslong as the weekend "mode" can apply in different timezones that will pull out any problems.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:14:41


Kenny • apex 
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Just play direct boot at 1 day and auto boot at 3 days and agree to play during the week and not on the weekends. I don't see why Fizzer has to make an update to fit your niche schedule when boot settings can be tampered with.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:16:20


Potatoe
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In all fairness.. Weekdays = Work. (Which is the opportunity to play Warlight)


Weekend = Life takes place.. Your outside with family/friends..
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:17:23


QueefBalls
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Because if I join a game with 1 day direct boots and 3 day auto boots, I expect to be booted at 1 day without warning. This way that worry doesn't exist
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:18:13


Kenny • apex 
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Yeah, so you do 3 day boot in order to play on Friday then come back Monday and continue playing. It already exists. If you're unhappy with that, then do what I said above.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:19:53


QueefBalls
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But you suggested 1 day direct. That means you're gonna be booted at 1 day (or you potentially could without warning)
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:26:06


hedja 
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He is saying make an agreement with the people playing that you won't boot on weekends but on weekdays the boot timer will work. You could just always play with the extended boot timer at 3 day auto. Even though this may be a bit slow for you I don't see why that is such a problem.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:27:01


QueefBalls
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@Platinum as far as time zones go, I thought it could be something like, if weekend mode is on, the boot timer stops at midnight on Friday night and starts again midnight on Sunday night.

So for example if at 11pm on Friday it has been your turn for 10 hours, on Sunday at 1am it would be as if it had been your turn for 12 hours.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:27:05


Pooncrew 
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I agree with Queef this would be a great addition to warlight. I prefer 1 day boots but I hate playing on the weekend.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:27:47


QueefBalls
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Do you honestly trust everyone you play with to agree to that? Seems unreasonable to ask someone to do that
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:28:50


Pooncrew 
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I mean I know I would take advantage of that situation and boot people
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 19:37:30


Beren • apex 
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Remind me what the fun is in booting people again? You just said you'd like it if you didn't have to play on the weekend, and now you're saying you'd boot people if they didn't play on the weekend?

Edited 9/8/2015 19:37:50
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 20:02:45


ChrisCMU 
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I am the same way (play sparingly on weekends), but I only play 3 day boot and it isn't a problem.

But I do think vacations should be total number of days, and not X number of vacations that could be weeks long.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 21:49:14


OnlyThePie
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I hate to agree with Queef, because I hate him, but this is actually a really good idea.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/8/2015 23:49:31


Master Turtle 
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I live for the weekend... That's when I have time.

Lots of players are students still, they have classes every day so they can't play as often. In fact I account sit for a friend Mon-Fri and he plays on the weekends (only for this first month of school I think).

The working user base just isn't large enough to implement this. (plus I think it's dumb.... Just change boot settings or play with people you trust....)
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 00:09:32


Pooncrew 
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So you have a percentage of how many people go to school and how many people work for a living? There is no viable reason not to have this as a setting. I've said this before the best part of this game is the customizability. What works for some people may not work for others, but thats not a reason to dispel it. Everyone on here is so close minded to every new concept.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 00:23:44


master of desaster 
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Poonsquad if you don't want to play anything over 1 day bootrate and can't play on weekends search someone from your clan who takes turns for you on weekends
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 00:24:52


Richard Sharpe 
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Simple solution to this.

3 day autoboot. Voila. Problem solved
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 00:35:51


Benjamin628 
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^
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 00:38:22


OnlyThePie
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Why not just make it a setting to be turned on and off in the game creation screen. This isn't a difficult thing to code. And then if you don't like it, just don't play with it on.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 01:44:42


QueefBalls
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To those suggesting we use 3 day boots:

I know that's the best solution now, I'm just saying it would be nice to keep a faster paced game during the week without having to worry about taking turns on the weekends. That way you don't have to wait 3 days when you have a ton of down time
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 03:32:39


Diplomatic Immunity 
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Edited 9/9/2015 03:49:49
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 03:43:56


indibob 
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Sadly Diplomatic Immunity you have no idea what you're talking about. Having been a member of Poonsquad for a couple of months now, ive not witnessed ONE player being booted by any of the clan.
I guess you're a bandwagon troll that simply takes rumor and embellishes it.
Also...Of course you think anyone is worse than someone with a high boot rate. Just one glance at yours tells the whole story
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 03:49:35


Diplomatic Immunity 
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This account is shared so I don't care about its bootrate, my other only has 3%

Continue this thread as if I didn't comment.

Edited 9/9/2015 04:07:24
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 04:24:53

mslasm 
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I support the original idea (stop boot timer on weekends). I don't think this is such a niche case - IMHO a lot of people want to get some time without Warlight on weekends (or may even have no internet, e.g. multi-day camping in the summer).

At the same time 3-day boots may seem too slow for some as well, and trying to negotiate this complicated "don't boot me on weekend" with every single player you play against is complicated and you will get occasionally booted anyway. Any implementation should work, and timezones are not a big deal, as if you have a 1 day (or 1d 10h) boot times it does not matter if the timer stops mid day on Friday or mid day on Saturday - either way you'll be able to take a turn on Friday, and timer wont expire by the time Monday kicks in. No one is claiming this is the most important update in the queue (though I'm sure those affected would like this much more than most other things in the list), but it will make life so much simpler for some people, and it is easy to implement - why so much animosity in the thread?
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 14:17:34


powerpos
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1) If a workday-play/weekend-dont-play-feature would be implemented, the opposite should be implemented as well(only play weekends/sundays).
But i think that it would be too much feature creep,
making the game more complicated for newer players.

2)Banking Boot Times!!
With BBT on 50%, if you take your turn quickly for 5 turns, you get an extra two or two-and-a-half turns by BBT, enough to cover the weekend i 'd say.
BBT works well, only with more then 2 players you have to decrease the percentage a bit.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 14:33:29


slammy 
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I'd rather a Weeknd mode where we all pop pills and grow our hair
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 14:53:47

M. Poireau
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I'd say 3 day autoboot or banking boot times is the way to go.

Fiddle with the settings until you get it just right and then make it "standard" - post about it here in the thread, and it will catch on gradually.
Suggestion: Weekend Mode: 9/9/2015 15:54:43

mslasm 
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Hmm, right, banking boot times up to ~3 days makes the most sense, and with proper settings will let you have any game speed on average, but with ability to take a few days off (e.g. on a weekend, but not only) if you play fast (e.g. on weekdays)
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