On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 08:44:01AM +1000, James Cameron wrote:
> Another antisocial behaviour is turning up and I'm receiving complaints
> about it.  Player leaves one of the T-Mode teams and joins a third race
> just after T-Mode is lost, but enough players join eventually to make
> T-Mode work; provided they were all on the same team.
> This persistence of the player who apparently wants to play on the other
> race reduces the enjoyment of the game for the remaining players.
> In mail I've received this comment;
> "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?

No.  Often I want to join a third-race team so I can dogfight with
players from both existing sides.  There shouldn't be any forcing
until there are enough players for T-mode.