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Client alerts

Post by Zehra » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:56 am

Hi all,

I'm thinking it would be nice to have a client alert system.
Depending on different things it would give an alert.
Like if packet loss goes over a certain limit or lag increases beyond a certain amount.
After that happens it would give an alert or highlight a tank which has packet loss or a lag increase.
This could also apply to jitter increases and fps drops.

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Re: Client alerts

Post by blast » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:13 am

There is already a system in place on the server that sends warnings about high lag, jitter, or packet loss.
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Re: Client alerts

Post by Zehra » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:46 am

It seems it needs to be enabled to work.
I'm thinking of a client based alerts, since servers which give alerts like this tend to be rare.

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There's this game I love and it's called Ducati. ~Zehra
Those who are critical of me, I'll likely be the same of them. ~Zehra
There's always something to remember and it's been a game I love. ~Zehra
The time spent is a time which can never be regained, so it's a time to enjoy. ~Zehra
The decisions we make are the ones we look forward too and the ones we regret. ~Zehra
The details and the skill of knowing and applying them is what excellence is made of. ~Zehra
The best player is the one who knows what to do and when and applies it successfully. ~Zehra
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Re: Client alerts

Post by JeffM » Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:42 am

The client can't know about those stats on its onwn, it needs the server

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Re: Client alerts

Post by Zehra » Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:29 pm

Any chance that this might be featured in a future release?

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There's this game I love and it's called Ducati. ~Zehra
Those who are critical of me, I'll likely be the same of them. ~Zehra
There's always something to remember and it's been a game I love. ~Zehra
The time spent is a time which can never be regained, so it's a time to enjoy. ~Zehra
The decisions we make are the ones we look forward too and the ones we regret. ~Zehra
The details and the skill of knowing and applying them is what excellence is made of. ~Zehra
The best player is the one who knows what to do and when and applies it successfully. ~Zehra
There's a difference between knowing my name and knowing me, one shows respect to my name and the other is to who I am. ~Zehra
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Re: Client alerts

Post by JeffM » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:44 pm

no, sending data about other client connections to all clients is a security issue.

The data is server data, and that's where it should and will stay.

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Re: Client alerts

Post by Bullet Catcher » Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:09 pm

We're not going to provide alerts about the connection quality of players other than yourself because you can't do anything about it. If you can't tell by the way their tank moves that a player is laggy, jittery, or losing packets then alerts about it would do nothing but distract from playing the game and lead to pointless arguments.

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Re: Client alerts

Post by Zehra » Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:03 am

It was a thought.

-Zehra
There's this game I love and it's called Ducati. ~Zehra
Those who are critical of me, I'll likely be the same of them. ~Zehra
There's always something to remember and it's been a game I love. ~Zehra
The time spent is a time which can never be regained, so it's a time to enjoy. ~Zehra
The decisions we make are the ones we look forward too and the ones we regret. ~Zehra
The details and the skill of knowing and applying them is what excellence is made of. ~Zehra
The best player is the one who knows what to do and when and applies it successfully. ~Zehra
There's a difference between knowing my name and knowing me, one shows respect to my name and the other is to who I am. ~Zehra
My blog is available at zehrahblog.wordpress.com.

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