> On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 08:44:01AM +1000, James Cameron wrote:
> >
> > "One change I'd like to see is that if there is a majority of
> > people aready on two teams (obviously waiting for T) then
> > all incoming people must select between the two teams."
> >
> > Is this necessary?  Should the race choice be set by the first two
> > people who join an empty server?
> There has been a strong tendency to reduce the flexibility of the game to
> discourage stupid player behavior.  I think that's just plain silly.

    As has Zachary, I have seen this happen many times as well.  If it
happens enough, I'll give up waiting for T and play somewhere else, or, in
times such as this, play nowhere at all.  I cannot speak for anyone else,
but I'm sure I'm not the only one who gets sick of waiting and leaves.

    True, it reduces the flexibility of the game, but there are few if
legitimate reasons to join a third race if the majority of people are
already on two teams.  Furthermore, pickup games are hard enough to find.  I
think the increased chances of T-mode more than compensate for the reduced

-Shaun Foley

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