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Discussion in 'Pending Prioritization' started by MrsMegan, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. MrsMegan

    MrsMegan Popular Meeper

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    Create a /kit for new players with iron tools, iron armour or leather armour and food(steak?). Can claim every 24 hours or 7 days, not 100% on time.
     
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  2. riri30

    riri30 Professional Napper Staff Member Mod

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    You can earn triple that kit just with the money you get by voting nowadays, since you get a key per vote, plus the 4k.
    Though I don’t dislike the idea of having a kit, there always is the problem of it changing the economy, since the value of the kit’s items would go down when every one would have them in their kits.
     
  3. lanekids40

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    this is already a denied suggestion Rank Kits
     
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  4. Courtneyyy

    Courtneyyy Celebrity Meeper

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    We used to have a kit that you get when you spawn into the server as a new player came with tools and armor and essentials for game play as a newb is that not a thing anymore? Or is it broken?
     
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  5. Midnight_Galaxy

    Midnight_Galaxy *:・゚✧Hybrid Time Lord Fallen Angel*:・゚✧ Staff Member Super Mod

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    i think it would for sure be a cool idea to start players off with the simplest gear, wood tools, leather armour, food and maybe some blocks.
     
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  6. alex77034

    alex77034 Hey baby, I hear the blues a-callin'

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    Especially when people join towns, it’s helpful for them to have some materials to start making their house. Maybe a stack of planks and cobble, or something basic like that.
     
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    I like the idea of giving basic tools to new players because it makes the Towny system seem less daunting. It should not be a renewable kit, as there's no reason to give free beginner items to veteran players.

    To consider the other side, it should be noted that not giving the player starting tools and resources forces them along with town recruiters to always show new players how to get resources in the wild. If the player is given items, it should still be obvious to both the new player and the town recruiter that the new player needs to be taught about the wild.
     
  8. EllieEllie

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    the leather armour and wood tools with the guide? Stopped ages ago unfortunately, I think with the reset.

    I'd support one coming back, new players don't immediately think of voting. I think only for a one time thing though, like it used to be
     
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  9. lanekids40

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    the guide book was really good
     
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  10. LordInateur

    LordInateur Resident Plugin-Breaker Staff Member Administrator

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    Accepted with one caveat. We're going to incorporate this directly into the tutorial (one-time use), instead of via command.
     
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