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    Battle's Closing Uneven BR

    A solution to get rid of the ganking / counter-ganking with one simple rule and 3 server parameters: Battles stay open for a minimum time for everyone to join (server setting, maybe t_battle_open_min = 2min). After that, the BR balance is checked. Equal battles (BR1/BR2<BR_max_ratio; BR_max_ratio = 0.7) are closed immediately. Unequal battles stay open only for the side with less BR. Repeat the BR balance check for every ship that joins. Battle is closed regardless of BR ratio after a maximum time (server setting, maybe t_battle_open_max = 10min). These parameters could be even region dependent (capital zone, safe zone are defined already), but I would not like that, making things too complicated. Example settings: Gank fest: set t_battle_open_min=2min and t_battle_open_max=2min and battle will be closed after 2min anyway, BR ratio has no effect. A bit of ganking: set BR_max_ratio to 0.2 and t_battle_open_max=3min. That means a battles with BR ratio of 1/5 is considered an equal fight and reinforcements have 1min extra time to balance that out. Eliminate ganking: set t_battle_open_min=1min, BR_max_ratio to 0.9 and extend t_battle_open_max=90min.
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    [PvP] France-Spain / Declaration

    Yeah, what about the Pirates? When was the last time they flipped a spanish port? And what about the French? And the Dutchies? And the Swedes? Hell, they are all sooo laaazyyy!!! You say we are lazy. But you are not even playing the game. So what are you then? Pathetic. Try again.
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    [PvP] France-Spain / Declaration

    Maybe you should play the game and find out yourself?
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    [PvP] France-Spain / Declaration

    Fake news. Fake news. Fake news. No. Wrong conclusion due to wrong assumptions. Try again.
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    WAR of the LOVERS! Spain VS France

    N U T S ! https://www.army.mil/article/92856/the_story_of_the_nuts_reply
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    WAR of the LOVERS! Spain VS France

    Yes, please! Tell them to come out and fight!
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    Port Battle Screenshots (New BR)

    Good thing is that underperforming ships are cheaper which is an automatic balancing mechanism for more variety in port battles. Me likes.
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    WAR of the LOVERS! Spain VS France

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    WAR of the LOVERS! Spain VS France

    No idea what you are talking about and what makes you think so.
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    WAR of the LOVERS! Spain VS France

    You didn't get the point. You do what you do in game. That's fine. Absolutely no problem with that. But please stop repeating ^this bullshit that spain and particular one player is responsible for what you do.
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    WAR of the LOVERS! Spain VS France

    So why did all the U.S. time zone players stop fighting each other and prefer to nightflip now? I am sure you have very good reasons to do endless empty port battles, cause I did that a couple of times unintentionally (the brits sent a 2 ship troll fleet once, the other time they entered in force only to escape 2 min later) and I can tell you it's a most frustrating waste of time.
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    WAR of the LOVERS! Spain VS France

    Fake news! In Belize area spain only owns Tantum Cuzamil and that was taken from the Brits.
  13. tl;dr Our zerg is good. Others zergs are bad.
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    [PvP] France-Spain / Declaration

    Weird, I thought you were British? Ah, no. Sorry, I forgot. You are not even in game.
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    Port up for grabs

    Yes, please! Bring it on! I mean, you! Would love to see you on the sea. Ah, oh wait. I forgot. You don't even exist in game. And to all the others, come to BatabanĂ³ and let's have some fun! But no complaints afterwards if it's your tears, please!