Please for the love of Drakensang, remove body blocking from this game

Discussion in 'Creative Corner' started by silverseas, Feb 8, 2021.

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Remove body blocking?

  1. Yes

    16 vote(s)
  2. No

    7 vote(s)
  1. silverseas

    silverseas Count Count

    For those who don't know what body blocking is, it's my favourite feature in DSO, where you collide with your friends, their summons, and literally every goddamn thing with a body in a map.

    Reasons to remove it (pick your favourite):
    • Trapping you in corners thanks to your own Wolf Pack
    • Unable to dodge an attack you otherwise would've dodged because you crashed into someone's timely Guardian in your face
    • Extra unforgiving if you have a laggy connection
    • Creates buggy movement skills such as Frost Charge, Charge, and Blade Dance to rubberband if you use them at maximum distance
    • DKs literally can't even touch the mobs
    • Hurling you into the warm embrace of the boss when your party rushes to enter the boss room
    and so on...
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2021
  2. jeffzrx

    jeffzrx Padavan

    Hurling you into the warm embrace of the boss when your party rushes to enter the boss room is a pain but the others are ok
  3. Kiwigal1244

    Kiwigal1244 Active Author

    Rubber banding on entrance to boss map, to a revive stone, or entering pvp map...oops!! dead before you even started:mad:
  4. sargon234

    sargon234 Commander of the Forum

    Oh i am in favour of that, but you see, without this, all cheap deaths due to this will be reduced, which means that their revenue will be reduced.

    Why would you even try to produce a good product when you can exploit people with these cheap deaths?
    Man, this must be the efficiency of the free market i keep hearing about.
  5. TwiliShadow

    TwiliShadow Count Count

    Nope. It's the reality of socialism. The minions don't matter, only the rulers.
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  6. sargon234

    sargon234 Commander of the Forum

    No, that's capitalism, not socialism.

    Please, don't talk about socialism, you don't know what it is.
    As president Mao said "no investigation, no right to speak".
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  7. trakilaki

    trakilaki Living Forum Legend

    I could body collide with certain people all night long. :)
    If you know what I mean ;)
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  8. silverseas

    silverseas Count Count

    Yeah, I'm hoping they can move away from "frustrate players into paying" model and ... I dunno, make the game actually fun?

    I laughed so hard I nearly choked. xD
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  9. sargon234

    sargon234 Commander of the Forum

    They won't move away, because they only listen to sycophants who either exploit heavily or pay heavily and in turn the devs and the CM don't live in reality, they live in fantasy land and actively refuse to listen, blaming "haters".

    Too bad for them, frustrating the players has only led to bleeding the playerbase of the game, it hasn't lead to increasing the population.
    And as i already said, time is ticking and they haven't cut a vein, they cut an artery.
    Either they actually face reality and do the necessary things to stop the bleeding or they refuse to leave fantasy land, with the result being the bleeding of the playerbase.
    And it seems that they have chosen to remain in fantasy land.

    So be it.
    The consequence of this is that they'll only have themselves to blame for their own misfortune once reality mercilessy destroys fantasy land.
    No amount of blaming "haters" will stop that.
  10. silverseas

    silverseas Count Count

    I did a several hour long live stream on the topic of DSO's underlying issues. I do hope they hear some voices of reason and act on the reasonable suggestions. I wouldn't expect overnight changes, ofc, so I just... play other games while I wait. :rolleyes:

    But anyways, back on the topic of body blocking, I think it blows my mind that there's people who think this is an OK feature in the game. I played a few games recently without bodyblocking and it was so good I almost didn't want to come back. :p
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  11. sargon234

    sargon234 Commander of the Forum

    Those who claim this is OK are either delusional or are simply shills of BP( for example, all of the orbiters of the CM), there's simply no other explanation.
  12. ABN555

    ABN555 Forum Apprentice

    Just for the record I am one of the 2 that voted to keep the blocking. I am just a peed off, semi ex player as most of you are and also find , in particular, the wolfs very frustrating. However they and the other players are physical items so why should we be able to just pass through them. Its part of playing as a team IMHO.

    You mentioned in other posts "Time is ticking, there's a certain .... that this game rips off heavily that is coming". Are you talking bout the Korean thing that Amazon may be getting or something different?
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  13. silverseas

    silverseas Count Count

    Works just fine in many other MMO and multiplayer games. Works just fine in urban areas too, or we'd all be crashing into each other and cursing nonstop when crowding around the Blacksmith.

    The only games that have implemented body blocking and actually have a real usage for it are PvP games like MOBAs. DSO is definitely not a MOBA.
  14. sargon234

    sargon234 Commander of the Forum

    You don't need all those words to say that you're a shill for BP in practice, just come clean: admit you're a shill and move on, don't try to peddle nonsense with words salads.

    there's a videogame franchise that the devs rip off heavily from.
  15. cigarbennett

    cigarbennett Board Analyst

    I prefer it the way it is. It is more realistic, you are not going to just be walking tru people in a real battle.

    As for the comments about being shoved into the monsters while the map is loading. B*gpoint could have fixed that years ago if the wanted to. Just extend the entrances make them all like the entrance to Dragan map. For some reason the developers get a laugh out of players being shoved into the mobs. They choose not to change it.
  16. ABN555

    ABN555 Forum Apprentice

    Dont know what a "shill for BP" is.

    Started playing when it first launched as a browser only game. Only one at that time that had "live" isometric graphics.

    Stop playing 2 yrs ago when they took the ability to combine gems unless you did a mind numming quest to get back what you already could do. Took a different Path and Exiled myself. They have a track record of taking from the players

    Only came back to see what the CE was like. Its the only game that I know where you effectivly get weaker as you level up. So weak now at lvl 81 that I only logon to get my daily chest. Just incase they fix this crap.

    Always on the lookout for other things so could you give some cryptic hint as to the other thing.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2021
  17. elitecrew1031

    elitecrew1031 Regular

    Wait what ? What do you mean I'm bug user in pvp, I got approved to ''test'' this bug from moderator so they ''can'' remove it !
    Also the game is in perfect spot ! Best game ever It never had so many players as before best expansion ever so far !!!
    Wait what do you mean I have maxed out stones and maxed out gear, I just sucked the toe of my number 1 hero Cm Jester and his pet Mr Shiny head !
    Uh what do you mean you can't do that ?!? Well just grind for the next 5 years and you will get what I will have ( but don't worry by then we will make your character even worse !)
    So guys pls stop hating the game, don't be haters just because you weren't been able to bug abuse like us :p:p:p it's the best game ever you will probably never quit either because of the time/money invested or because of nostalgia !!!!!!! Let's bring the glory of DSO !!!
    More clear then that I can't be I'm sorry.
    Also unlucky them I already found one.
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  18. Kiwigal1244

    Kiwigal1244 Active Author

    Thank You for trying on our behalf Velveteen
    Some of us DO APPRECIATE the effort
    *Live long & prosper* :)
  19. uvozapanje

    uvozapanje Forum Apprentice

    Best game ever?????Never aable to quit?????Explain to me then whay in Saturday when im free and i woona play there is 19 people on Grimaag?????YES IM GOONA QUIT COUSE I DONT WOONA STAND IN KING FOR 3 HOUR AND WAITING FOR PARTY
  20. sargon234

    sargon234 Commander of the Forum

    She/he's being sarcastic.
    The problem is that most of the time the wolves body block you and cause you to die a cheap death because escape skills can't even work properly and save you.

    It's the same nonsense as with players spawning directly into mobs, it's a cheap way to get cash out of players.
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