General Disable fly for egg hunt

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  1. xKxty

    xKxty Ultimate Partier Elite

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    Hi, I have suggested this in previous years but as it did not get implemented I thought I would try again.

    As you can see by the title, I think fly should be disabled in the lobby for the egg hunt events.

    Why? Although ranked members have earnt this perk by buying their rank, I see it as an unfair advantage as default members may not have the money to buy a rank, and they have a much lower chance of winning the rank through this event due to ranked members having the fly perk. It puts all members at an even playing field. I've seen, and have actually done myself, ranked players stealing eggs from others by flying down, swooping in and being quicker than default members simply due to the fly feature. Stealing eachothers eggs is all part of the fun, but when default members are consistintely losing out on eggs due to this unfair perk, I see it as not right.

    How? In the thread I made on this topic previously, a few people mentioned that not everyone would participate in the egg hunt, therefore disabiling fly for this period of time would be unfair. To solve this, I propose that in order to join the egg hunt you click a button, another item in your hot bar, to say you want to participate. When clicking this button, a message comes up to notify you that fly will be disabled, and you click continue.

    If anyone has anything to add then feel free :)
     
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    A possible implementation I can think of is disallowing users in fly mode to pick up eggs. Then when they disable fly mode, they can pick up eggs, but are also taken back to spawn so they can't just toggle it over some rare egg. Maybe it teleports to spawn before enabling collection to prevent a situation where the game may try to allow picking up the egg before moving the user.

    This implementation idea would allow donors to keep the fly they paid for, while also preventing it from giving them an advantage, at most they could scout out eggs for their friends or something similar.
     
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    I agree with Joe, at some point or another it becomes really unfair. A default could find winning a rank much more useful, however, they're at a disadvantage compared to other ranked players because they don't have the ability to fly. This can cause default players to get frustrated and not have any motivation to participate, and cause them to miss an amazing chance at receiving a prize that can encourage them to play the network more and contribute as a full-fledged member of the community. (I'm in no way saying it isn't possible that they can otherwise, I'm just saying it would increase the chances)

    I know that ranked players paid for their perks, but during events it simply should not be allowed. They have a huge disadvantage and it makes it so much harder for those who might not have the money to purchase a rank, to win. I think it's an event where all players should have a fair playing field and an equal chance at winning. +1 to the idea itself & to Joe's comment.
     
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    I agree 100%, I've seen people say that "ranked players earnt it" etc but honestly this is simply untrue. We're able to spend our money on the server which is great, and while perks should apply in any other situation, like you said during events it's just unfair. It's pretty much becomming a "pay to win" type situation and while I appreciate defaults have placed in the past, it's common knowledge that fly makes it 10x easier for ranked players. The suggestion that Joe said I agree with also, it makes it so players can fly while not participating, but makes it an even playing field