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Waitlist Queue

Post by Tegan » Sat Jul 03, 2004 10:31 am

If you try to join a site when it is full except for Observers, when you are added to the Observers team, how about also being placed in a Waitlist Queue?

When a player leaves a given team, the queue is sought for the oldest entry having a player who tried to join either as Automatic or as the color of the team which someone just left.

Queued players who tried to join as a specific color other than that of the team with the vacancy are skipped, and remain in the queue until their requested color has an opening.

Of course, anyone joining explicitly as an observer will not be placed in the queue.

I think this would be convenient in some cases of CTF, not sure it adds any value to FFA, and am fairly certain it is useless for Rabbits. But there it is.

Any thoughts?

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Post by nurdc0re » Sat Jul 03, 2004 4:13 pm

That would be a great idea. I sometimes wind up joining as an observer when I want to play, and have to sit there waiting for someone to leave. It would be very convenient this way.

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Post by Workaphobia » Sat Jul 03, 2004 5:19 pm

This idea would rule. I normally don't have too much trouble fitting into a server's limit, but it would be very useful if the community considerably expands in the future and the most popular servers stay as they are.
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