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@admin wouldnt this be more suitable for treasure fleets?

I like much more hethwill's suggestion, where you sail close to the port in instance, anchor down inside a circle maybe after killing a fort or tower and send 50% of the crew into the port to bring contraband to the dock which i dont know you can click to loot some kind of chest.

Constant battle instance so if 2 groups wants to raid the same port they can fight in there before moving on to port (ffa zone btw) and maybe an alarm for the defending players in the port, maybe a Town crier begging you the admiral for help saying they are getting attacked or something

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1 minute ago, Angus MacDuff said:

My question remains.  If I am a third party who comes along and steals the chest from the successful raiders, how do I open the chest?  I am in a warship and if I have the captured Indiaman in my fleet, I still can't enter the originating port.  I need to be able to open it in one of my ports.

if you have a key

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Just now, Wyy said:

@admin wouldnt this be more suitable for treasure fleets?

I like much more hethwill's suggestion, where you sail close to the port in instance, anchor down inside a circle maybe after killing a fort or tower and send 50% of the crew into the port to bring contraband to the dock which i dont know you can click to loot some kind of chest.

 

whats the difference between the dock and the stationary cargo ship near dock?

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20 minutes ago, admin said:

whats the difference between the dock and the stationary cargo ship near dock?

One of them is anchored and the other is tied to docks?

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Time to fully unbox my Indiaman so I can fight my way back- sounds like fun. Can’t wait to try it out.

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28 minutes ago, admin said:

whats the difference between the dock and the stationary cargo ship near dock?

In one scenario you raid the port, in the other scenario you rob a escorted ship like we do today.

Ask Henry Morgan why he raided Panama instead of waiting for the spanish treasure fleets to come out from their docks

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@admin what should I understand ? I made comment and I do not need to agree with what you say, or what you do. I think that this is a failure for pvp, so you need me to wait 1 hour or who knows what time, outside battle instance hope to catch some raider, great action ! Why can not the owning clan join from port and make it a pvp battle instance, clan can give rights to friendly list to join. I see a content which is not well thought, to make it just a content, to annoy players more.

Why are you so defensive Mr.Admin, why can I not criticise, I think I have given enough positive support on this forum, I have made many suggestions which was liked by many. Yet you decide on stuff by yourself, present it to us, and wait us to behave like some others which all we know, "ohh such a great content, I need to defend it, no all other players are wrong", bla bla...

So far both NPC raids (omg to this) and Players raids seem to be awful. So TIME WILL TELL, we shall see, if they are success, even I have the right to criticise, I will apologise. So this game is released, is it ?

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9 minutes ago, Intrepido said:

Which open world activities will reward you a key?

 

You do not need a key if you open the the chest in the raid mission origin. 
Having said that - we want to make raiding chest carriers interesting without lots of hoops jumping. 

 

10 minutes ago, Wyy said:

In one scenario you raid the port, in the other scenario you rob a escorted ship like we do today.

Ask Henry Morgan why he raided Panama instead of waiting for the spanish treasure fleets to come out from their docks

Asked him - he said its fine with him.. Loot is loot. It does not matter if it is on the docks or already loaded into the ship. 

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1 minute ago, AeRoTR said:

So this game is released, is it ?

Yes but still in ea 

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1 hour ago, admin said:

Because the mission is for everyone too many announcements will spam too often and will defeat the purpose of the announcement anyway.

I'm definitely excited for this content, especially after the silliness of the implementation of NPC raids on the PvP server... But I'd rethink the above as well and make it so at least an announcement email goes out to the members of the clan who own the port.  That would be incentive for port owners to be online during timer windows, etc. 

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5 minutes ago, admin said:

You do not need a key if you open the the chest in the raid mission origin. 
Having said that - we want to make raiding chest carriers interesting without lots of hoops jumping. 

 

Yeah I read that but still im intrigued where can be looted such keys if I want to open the chest in another port that it is not the origin one.

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Seems fun at first.

My very first tought was:


What if a large populated nation (will not say the name of that nation but we all know who that is ;) ) will do raids on lets say Cartagena (Dutch) and a large clan-warehouse is there, will it not be a bit unfair for the Dutchies side who can't do anyting but watch the raiders do their job? 

 

Lets say 10 misisons on that port...I know it can be captured afterwards... but do you really think the defenders will have a chance after it? You end up with 10 players carrying the chests and 50+ players who are defenidng the chests.. easy win for the raiders in my eyes. Or the Dutchies can spawn in 50+ players for getting the loot back, which is not likely to happen.

 

Imagine..... 10 groups of 6 players raiding the same town....

 

 

Please tell me I'm wrong on this thought

 

o7

 

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12 minutes ago, AeRoTR said:

Why can not the owning clan join from port and make it a pvp battle instance, clan can give rights to friendly list to join. I see a content which is not well thought, to make it just a content, to annoy players more.

Perfect example of the comment which is not well thought - please think your posts through - it will help to see at least 1 steps ahead. 

So you say clan can create the battle instance and join from port. And you say clan can give rights to friendly list to join. Great

But if the same clan also have 6 alts? So they raid themselves? Locking everyone else out - like it was with port battle flags?
What if there are 10 other groups who want to raid the port too? Will clan have enough people to be everywhere?
What if there are 6 trolls who join just to waste your time? And everyone just waits for that raid to be over?


No i dont need your proposal
What you are proposing is content for trolls and alts. Imagine if we allowed parallel port battles for same port.
Did you really think your proposal through ? For all outcomes (including people trying to exploit or troll or waste your time?)

Do it next time. It will help you to become less annoyed.

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1 minute ago, admin said:

Perfect example of the comment which is not well thought off - please think your posts through - it will help to see 2 steps ahead. 

So you say clan can create the battle instance and join from port. And you say clan can give rights to friendly list to join. Great

But if the same clan also have 6 alts? So they raid themselves? Locking everyone else out - like it was with port battle flags?
What if there are 10 other groups who want to raid the port too? Will clan have enough people to be everywhere?
What if there are 6 trolls who join just to waste your time? And everyone


No i dont need your proposal
What you are proposing is content for trolls and alts. 
Did you really think your proposal through ? For all outcomes (including people trying to exploit?)

Do it next time. It will help you to become less annoyed.

Alts ruining good ideas.

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9 minutes ago, Intrepido said:

Honestly, I expected that the ones protecting the indiaman could be real players instead of NPCs. Cant be done this, @admin?

Scort NPCs could spawn 10 mins after the battle begins if no player joins.

What if they are not there? You and your 6 friends want to raid NOW at night (while all are sleeping)
What if they are trolls and just sink their own indiaman?

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Just now, admin said:

What if they are not there? You and your 6 friends want to raid NOW at night (while all are sleeping)

Then NPCs spawn?

If they are, pvp batttle.

If they arent, pve battle.

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everything seems good, I thing at least initially it is good that the raid doesn't destroy investments until we see how many times people do these raids.

I also am still confused on where you get a raid chest key...?

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5 minutes ago, Intrepido said:

Then NPCs spawn?

If they are, pvp batttle.

If they arent, pve battle.

But then look above
What if YOU ARE planning to waste their time or troll them? They come - you do not come.

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1. Can solo players do this raids by them self?

2.What ships will spawn inside the battle?

Example,if me in a Victory wanna try solo this raids,will I face 5-6 npc victory's or 5-6 5th rates?

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2 minutes ago, admin said:

But then look above
What if YOU ARE planning to waste their time or troll them? They come - you do not come.

What if raids are announced when the enemy are actually INSIDE the battle raid?

So defenders are sure that their port is being raided at that moment because real players are there.

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3 minutes ago, Norden said:

1. Can solo players do this raids by them self?

2.What ships will spawn inside the battle?

Example,if me in a Victory wanna try solo this raids,will I face 5-6 npc victory's or 5-6 5th rates?

Think it wil act like a normal group mission. U should be doing it alone, can't say what kind of ships there will be for defending the Indiaman.

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I think that raids should be somehow announced, so that you may have a pvp battle before and after the raid.

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