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[Soft Launch AU] Crush Them All by Godzilab

12-21-2016, 07:42 PM
#1
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[Soft Launch AU] Crush Them All by Godzilab

old soft launch thread

Last edited by moleki; 12-21-2016 at 07:53 PM.
12-23-2016, 02:36 PM
#2
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Posts: 585
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shukes View Post
Are you (the devs) planning to continue moving 'Crossbones' which isn't an actual real player up and up the leaderboard to sabotage the Tournament placings?
All players are real players, we don't use any bots and the game is well protected against hacking

Last edited by moleki; 12-23-2016 at 05:24 PM.

12-23-2016, 03:37 PM
#3
Joined: Jul 2016
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why are you quoting yourself from a different thread from a comment you've since deleted? You do clearly have bots why lie?, 'Crossbones' and others were level 300 from the very moment the tournament began which is impossible seeing as you have to reset your character to level 1 to enter. It's got nothing to do with 'hacking' its you guys placing made up chars on the leaderboard intentionally sabotaging the leaderboard to prevent payouts...of the very first tournament no less.....
12-23-2016, 05:21 PM
#4
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Not sure why the other comment was deleted on the article, maybe because it had the word hacking in it. I was actually asking you to join this thread and thats why I pasted your comment here so people get the context of my reply and we can continue the conversation here, that's much easier for me to follow and reply.

Again, we are not using any bot there's no point in doing so, we are in soft launch and the goal is to improve the game based on real data and your feedback, not to bias any information with fake bots.
Regarding the jump, this might be due to the leadeboard only refreshing once per session. If you want to refresh the leaderboard, the best is to close and reopen the app. That's actually a good point you are raising, and we will see how to refresh it more frequently.
12-23-2016, 05:43 PM
#5
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That is not the case, I was playing when the tournament started and one of the fake leaderboard players were 300, another at 200 and increment steps as is sort of expected to set goals for real players etc but then and only when ppl got close they were moved up. I was at home all day and literally refreshing almost every 15 minutes due to a display but with the 'watch video get gold' feature and Crossbones was at 300 upon tournament beginning which is actually impossible since you need to reset your character to start. I probably restarted the app close to 50 times yesterday so no, thats not the issue in the slightest. It's not a 'bot' as in an auto char playing but one of you guys are definitely making adjustments to the leaderboard with non-fictional players
12-23-2016, 05:57 PM
#6
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You can join the tournament once it has already started, not everybody starts it right when it begins. We started it yesterday and you can join it anytime during the 2 days of the tournament. So the players already there have already made some progress. Does that make sense?
12-23-2016, 06:24 PM
#7
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I was on when it started, it started exactly 23 hours and 23 minutes ago, 'Crossbones' was at 300 at tourney start and others were at incremental marks of significance ie 200 100 etc. Yes I have seen others join since, this is not the case......I'm not sure what the lack of transparency about this is all about but it's dodgy as hell.
12-23-2016, 06:25 PM
#8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by moleki View Post
Not sure why the other comment was deleted on the article, maybe because it had the word hacking in it.
Just confirming that your posts on the front page got caught in the moderation filter because they contained links, they've since been approved.

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12-23-2016, 06:25 PM
#9
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forget it, deleting the game I couldn't be bothered pursuing this further
12-23-2016, 06:41 PM
#10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shukes View Post
I was on when it started, it started exactly 23 hours and 23 minutes ago, 'Crossbones' was at 300 at tourney start and others were at incremental marks of significance ie 200 100 etc. Yes I have seen others join since, this is not the case......I'm not sure what the lack of transparency about this is all about but it's dodgy as hell.
Again I guarantee you that all the players are legit and not part of godzilab. And please bare with us, again that's a soft launch and the whole goal of a soft launch is to catch bugs we didn't catch during the beta. Like the one you are reporting now.
The reason for players being stuck at 50's or 100's is due to those levels being harder with the bosses.

The tournament actually started before that, it started yesterday at 13:13:36.161 PST. That was 26 hours and 20mins ago. I actually followed closely the beginning of the tournament to see if everything was fine and saw you joined later. The question is what went wrong and made you see the tournament later? The tournament will only appear after you first ascend, it will also only appear if you close and re-open the game. Were you playing for a long period of time, before closing and reopening the game?

Last edited by moleki; 12-23-2016 at 06:44 PM.