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In conjunction with the universal message board every port would have (a public section and a section only visible to nationals) according to my earlier suggestion... ...here... ... by help of such message board I imagine our traders could hire compatriots for escorting them from port A to port B. The longer the distance, the higher the price. It does not stop at this: Not only could they offer their escorts money as payment, but the game will reward the escorting players with PvP marks for every merchantman which came through and arrived safely. Plus the PvP marks and combat
PvP2. Would anyone be interested in setting up a couple of battles with traders on one side (and a few escorts) against a fast raider fleet of 5th and 6th rates intent on capturing/sinking the traders? Using the PvP Deepwater Event or big battle missions, we could have battles where 4-5 LGV/Indiaman with 2-3 escorts are attacked by other small Frigates or smaller. I used broadside weight as a rough balancing number. BR doesn't really work with traders. For example an 8 v 8 event Merchantman - total of 873 broadside weight 1 Indiaman - 225 4 LGV - 90 1 Belle