Players quota per ladder points ranges

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Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by Alinoa » 01 Aug 2008 13:10

Hello all :D

For your information, we have set a players quota for the TMF ladder :

> 90k : 100 players
> 80k : 1000 players
> 70k : 10000 players
> 60k : 100000 players
> 50k : 1000000 players

The quota has worked from the beginning but will be used when more players will have more ladder points. Fewer 4000 players have more 50 000 ladders points.

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by Sonny » 01 Aug 2008 16:23

what happens if you are number 101 that reaches 90k, you won't get points anylonger or what?

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by v000nix » 03 Aug 2008 01:53

No Answer on Sonny's question?...

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by wilameta » 03 Aug 2008 03:36

I think it means no more points. Just like in a server where you have reached the point limit.

So eventually you may have:

>90,000 points : 100 players
>89,999 points : 1000 players
>79,999 points : 10000 players
>69,999 points : 100000 players

What I want to know is, will in active players lose points?
Because eventually all slots will be filled and maximum points will be reached. What then? If a player reaches a point limit and stops racing will then lose points so someone else can take their slot? Or will that slot be permanently taken?

Of course this is going to be far in the future so no need to worry yet.
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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by Camion » 04 Aug 2008 06:17

wilameta wrote:I think it means no more points. Just like in a server where you have reached the point limit.

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Of course this is going to be far in the future so no need to worry yet.
I dont think so. Now 50 players has reached the 90000pts. Last week 25. So in max 2 weeks 100 players reached the 90000pts. And 20 of the 100 are sleeper and nacim acc.
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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by wilameta » 04 Aug 2008 13:00

Good point.
I was thinking of the whole ladder filling up but the top will naturally fill up first and it looks like that will happen pretty soon.

NADEO seems to be fairly interested in this game though so I am sure they already have a solution or will come up with one soon.

If not there are going to be a lot of unhappy players out there.

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by Mikey » 08 Aug 2008 01:58

Good interesting news. I was wondering.

I presume this will work very similar to the way the united ladder scaled/quota to 20k. So you can and will go backwards.

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by prosser13 » 08 Aug 2008 15:48

As long as you can go backwards, it's fine by me.

I've just broken 70k points, but it would be unfair on people joining the game in say a month to find they can't break 60k points because all the places are filled =/

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by wilameta » 08 Aug 2008 17:48

Exactly.

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by al2s » 10 Aug 2008 15:56

The very big question is how NADEO wants to handle this ...

will there be ascending and descending between the "groups" ? (something like that has to be -> couldn't be as 'who comes first is first ...' because then ladder would be a big big joke :? )

actually I could say that I'm not one of the fastest drivers, but it's still easy to come up in points and when driving on Servers >70.000 points there are many slow drivers that just collected points ...

I'm very curious how this is going to work ...

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by jamie_macdonald » 10 Aug 2008 21:49

I presume it will work the same as united allways did (almost) ... stop playing or do badly, you will drop lol

(by this i meant you will get pts adjusted downward as other players overtake .. not recieve negative pts values for loosing)

Only difference is there is now 5x the room on the ladder compared to previous (in united) ... which means the ladder will be even tighter with allready 10x the populations in 5x the ladder...

...So expect not to rest easy if you care of lp :3

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by weird » 11 Aug 2008 10:05

jamie_macdonald wrote:I presume it will work the same as united allways did (almost) ... stop playing or do badly, you will drop lol
of course. it has always mattered how much you play and where you play. never had anything to do with actual skill. that's impossible to achieve with this ladder.

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by Zooz » 11 Aug 2008 12:13

That's not true, it's much easier to gain points with actual skill. You have to play less to get the same point gains as a noob ^^

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by weird » 11 Aug 2008 13:13

Zooz wrote:That's not true, it's much easier to gain points with actual skill. You have to play less to get the same point gains as a noob ^^
true, but it still matters how much you play and where you play.

why else would there be 70k difference in rank between me and a friend who plays less now with tmnf, but has equal skill as me...

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Re: Players quota per ladder points ranges

Post by Zooz » 11 Aug 2008 13:30

Maybe, but you said it doesn't have anything to do with skill. That is of course ridiculous.

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