Trending Games | Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn | Guild Wars 2 | EverQuest | Landmark

  Network:  FPSguru RTSguru
Login:  Password:   Remember?  
Show Quick Gamelist Jump to Random Game
Members:2,920,630 Users Online:0
Games:760  Posts:6,312,053
Recent forum postsRSS
Active threads
Cloud view
List all forums
General Forums
Developers Corner General Discussion
Popular Game Forums
Click a status to find game forum
Game Forums
Click a letter to find game forum
A-C
2029 Online 2112: Revolution 2Moons 4Story 8BitMMO 9 Dragons A Mystical Land A Tale in the Desert III A3 ACE Online ARGO Online Aberoth Absolute Force Online Absolute Terror Achaea Adellion Aerrevan Aetolia, the Midnight Age Age of Armor Age of Conan Age of Empires Online Age of Mourning Age of Wulin Age of Wushu Aida Arenas Aika Aion Albion Online Alganon All Points Bulletin (APB) Allods Online Altis Gates Amazing World Anarchy Online Ancients of Fasaria Andromeda 5 Angels Online Angry Birds Epic Anime Ninja Anime Pirates Anime Trumps Anmynor Anno Online Applo Arcane Hearts Arcane Legends ArchLord ArcheAge Archeblade Archlord X Ascend: Hand of Kul Asda 2 Asda Story Ashen Empires Asheron's Call Asheron's Call 2 Astera Online Astonia III Astro Empires Astro Lords: Oort CLoud Asura Force Atlantica Online Atriarch Aura Kingdom Aurora Blade Auto Assault Avatar Star Battle Dawn Battle Dawn Galaxies Battle for Graxia Battle of 3 Kingdoms Battle of the Immortals Battlecruiser Online Battlestar Galactica Online Battlestar Reloaded Beyond Protocol Black Aftermath Black Desert Black Gold Black Prophecy Black Prophecy Tactics: Nexus Conflict Blacklight Retribution Blade & Soul Blade Hunter Blade Wars Blazing Throne Bless Blitz 1941 Blood and Jade Bloodlines Champions Boot Hill Heroes Borderlands 2 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Bound by Flame Bounty Bay Online Brain Storm Bravada Bravely Default Bravely Second Brawl Busters. Brick-Force Bright Shadow Bullet Run Business Tycoon Online CTRacer Cabal Online Caesary Call of Camelot Call of Gods Call of Thrones Camelot Unchained Canaan Online Cardmon Hero Cartoon Universe CasinoRPG Cast & Conquer Castle Empire Castlot Celtic Heroes Champions Online Champions of Regnum Chaos Online Child of Light Chrono Tales Citadel of Sorcery CitiesXL Citizen Zero City of Decay City of Heroes City of Steam City of Transformers City of Villains Civilization Online Clan Lord Clash of Clans Cloud Nine Club Penguin Colony of War Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances Company of Heroes Online Conquer Online Conquer Online 3 Continent of the Ninth (C9) Core Blaze Core Exiles Corum Online Craft of Gods Crimecraft Crimelife 2 Cronous Crota II Crusaders of Solaris Cultures Online Cyber Monster 2 Cyberpunk 2077 Céiron Wars
D-F
D&D Online DC Universe DK Online DOTA DOTA 2 DUST 514 DV8: Exile Dalethaan Dance Groove Online Dark Age of Camelot Dark Ages Dark Legends Dark Orbit Dark Relic: Prelude Dark Solstice Dark Souls 2 Dark and Light DarkEden Online DarkSpace Darkblood Online Darkest Dungeon Darkfall Darkfall: Unholy Wars Darkwind: War on Wheels Das Tal Dawn of Fantasy Dawntide DayZ Dead Earth Dead Frontier Dead Island Dead Island 2 Dead Island: Riptide Deco Online Deep Down Deepworld Defiance Deicide Online Dekaron Demons at the Horizon Desert Operations Destiny Diablo 3 Diamonin Digimon Battle Dino Storm Disciple Divergence Divina Divine Souls Divinity: Original Sin Dofus Dominus Online Dragon Age: Inquisition Dragon Ball Online Dragon Born Online Dragon Crusade Dragon Empires Dragon Eternity Dragon Fin Soup Dragon Nest Dragon Oath Dragon Pals Dragon Raja Dragon's Call Dragon's Call II Dragon's Prophet DragonSky DragonSoul Dragona Dragonica Dragons and Titans Drakengard 3 Dream of Mirror Online Dreamland Online Dreamlords: The Reawakening Drift City Duels Dungeon Blitz Dungeon Fighter Online Dungeon Overlord Dungeon Party Dungeon Rampage Dungeon Runners Dungeon of the Endless Dynastica Dynasty Warriors Online Dynasty of the Magi EIN (Epicus Incognitus) EVE Online Earth Eternal Earth and Beyond Earthrise Eclipse War Ecol Tactics Online Eden Eternal Edge of Space Einherjar - The Viking's Blood Elder Scrolls Online Eldevin Elf Online Elite: Dangerous Embers of Caerus Emil Chronicle Online Empire Empire & State Empire Craft Empire Universe 3 EmpireQuest Empires of Galldon End of Nations Endless Ages Endless Blue Moon Online Endless Online Entropia Universe EpicDuel Erebus: Travia Reborn Eredan Eternal Blade Eternal Lands Eternal Saga Ether Fields Ether Saga Online Eudemons Online EuroGangster EverEmber Online EverQuest Next EverQuest Online Adventures Evernight Everquest Everquest II Evony Exarch Exorace F.E.A.R. Online Face of Mankind Fairyland Online Fall of Rome Fallen Earth Fallen Sword Fallout 4 Fallout Online Family Guy Online Fantage Fantasy Earth Zero Fantasy Realm Online Fantasy Tales Online Fantasy Worlds: Rhynn Faunasphere Faxion Online Fearless Fantasy Ferentus Ferion Fiesta Online Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Final Fantasy XI Final Fantasy XIV Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Firefall Fists of Fu Florensia Flyff Football Manager Live Football Superstars Force of Arms Forge Forsaken Uprising Forsaken World Fortnite Fortuna Forum for Discussion of Everlight Freaky Creatures Free Realms Freesky Online Freeworld Fung Wan Online Furcadia Fury Fusion Fall
G-L
GalaXseeds Galactic Command Online Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms Gameglobe Gate To Heavens Gates of Andaron Gatheryn Gauntlet Gekkeiju Online Ghost Online Ghost Recon Online Gladiatus Glitch Global Agenda Global Soccer Gloria Victis Glory of Gods GoGoRacer Goal Line Blitz Gods and Heroes GodsWar Online Golemizer Golf Star GoonZu Online Graal Kingdoms Granado Espada Online Grand Chase Grand Fantasia Grepolis Grimlands Guild Wars Guild Wars 2 Guild Wars Factions Guild Wars Nightfall H1Z1 Habbo Hotel Hailan Rising HaloSphere2 Haven & Hearth Hawken Heart Forth Alicia Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Helbreath Hellgate Hellgate: London Hello Kitty Online Hero Online Hero Zero Hero's Journey Hero: 108 Online HeroSmash Heroes & Generals Heroes & Legends: Conquerors of Kolhar Heroes in the Sky Heroes of Atlan Heroes of Bestia Heroes of Gaia Heroes of Might and Magic Online Heroes of Thessalonica Heroes of Three Kingdoms Heroes of the Storm Hex Holic Online Hostile Space Hunter Blade Huxley Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Illutia Illyriad Immortals USA Imperator Imperian Inferno Legend Infestation: Survivor Stories Infinite Crisis Infinity Infinity Iris Online Iron Grip: Marauders Irth Worlds Island Forge Islands of War Istaria: Chronicles of the Gifted Jade Dynasty Jagged Alliance Online Juggernaut Jumpgate Jumpgate Evolution KAL Online Kakele Online Kaos War Karos Online Kartuga Kicks Online King of Kings 3 Kingdom Heroes Kingdom Under Fire II Kingdom of Drakkar Kingory Kings Era Kings and Legends Kings of the Realm KingsRoad Kitsu Saga Kiwarriors Knight Age Knight Online Knights of Dream City Kothuria Kung Foo! Kunlun Online Kyn L.A.W. LEGO Universe La Tale Land of Chaos Online Landmark Lands of Hope: Redemption LastChaos League of Angels League of Legends - Clash of Fates Legend of Edda: Vengeance Legend of Golden Plume Legend of Grimrock 2 Legend of Katha Legend of Mir 2 Legend of Mir 3 Legendary Champions Lego Minifigures Online Lichdom: Battlemage Life is Feudal Light of Nova Lime Odyssey Line of Defense Lineage Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance Lineage II Linkrealms Loong Online Lord of the Rings Online Lords Online Lords of the Fallen Lost Saga Lucent Heart Lunia Lusternia: Age of Ascension Luvinia World
M-Q
MU Online Mabinogi Maestia: Rise of Keledus MagiKnights Magic Barrage Magic World Online Manga Fighter MapleStory Martial Heroes Marvel Heroes Marvel Super Hero Squad Online Marvel: Avengers Alliance Mass Effect 4 MechWarrior Online Megaten Meridian 59 : Evolution Merlin MetalMercs Metaplace Metin 2 MicroVolts Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Midkemia Online Might & Magic Heroes: Kingdoms Might & Magic X: Legacy MilMo Minecraft Mini Fighter Minions of Mirth Ministry of War Monato Esprit Monkey King Online Monkey Quest Monster & Me Monster Madness Online MonsterMMORPG Moonlight Online: Tales of Eternal Blood Moonrise Mordavia Mortal Online Mourning My Lands Myst Online: URU Live Myth Angels Online Myth War Myth War 2 Mythborne Mytheon Mythic Saga Mythos N.E.O Online NIDA Online Nadirim Naviage: The Power of Capital Navy Field Need for Speed World Nemexia Neo's Land NeoSteam Neocron Nether Neverwinter Nexus: The Kingdom Of The Winds NinjaTrick NosTale Novus Aeterno Oberin Odin Quest Odyssey RPG Ogre Island Omerta 3 Online Boxing Manager Onverse Oort Online Order & Chaos Online Order of Magic Original Blood Origins Return Origins of Malu Orion's Belt Otherland Forums OverSoul Overkings Overwatch Oz Online Oz World Pandora Saga Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Panzar Parabellum Parallel Kingdom Parfait Station Path of Exile Pathfinder Online Perfect World Perpetuum Online Persona V Phantasy Star Online 2 Phantasy Star Universe Phoenix Dynasty Online Phylon Pi Story Picaroon Pillars of Eternity Pirate Galaxy Pirate Storm Pirate101 PirateKing Online Pirates of the Burning Sea Pirates of the Caribbean Online Pixie Hollow Planeshift Planet Arkadia Planet Calypso PlanetSide 2 Planetside Planets³ Playboy Manager Pocket Legends Pockie Ninja Pockie Pirates Pockie Saints Pokémon X and Y PoxNora Prime World Prime: Battle for Dominus Priston Tale Priston Tale II Prius Online Prodigy Project Blackout Project Gorgon Project Powder Project Titan Forums Project Wiki Project Zomboid Puzzle Pirates Quest for Infamy Quickhit Football
R-S
R2 Online RAN Online RF Online ROSE Online Rage of 3 Kingdoms Ragnarok Online Ragnarok Online II RaiderZ Rail Nation Rakion Rappelz RappelzSEA Ravenmarch Realm Fighter Realm of Sierra Realm of the Mad God Realm of the Titans Realms Online Rebel Galaxy Reclamation Red Stone Red War: Edem's Curse Regnum Online Remnant Knights Renaissance Repulse Requiem: Memento Mori Rift RiotZone Rise Rise of Dragonian Era Rise of Empire Rise of the Tycoon Risen 3: Titan Lords Rising of King Risk Your Life Rivality Rockfree Rohan: Blood Feud Role Play Worlds Roll n Rock Roma Victor Romadoria Rosh Online Roto X Rubies of Eventide Ruin Online Rumble Fighter Runes of Magic Runescape Rust Rusty Hearts Ryzom S4 League SAGA SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online SMITE SUN Sacred 3 Sagramore Salem SaySayGirls Scarlet Blade Scions of Fate Seal Online: Evolution Second Chance Heroes Second Life Secret of the Solstice Seed Serenia Fantasy Seven Seas Saga Seven Souls Online Sevencore Shadow Realms Shadow of Legend Shadowbane Shadowgate Shadowrun Online Shaiya Shards Online Shattered Galaxy Sho Online Shot Online Shroud of the Avatar SideQuest Siege on Stars Sigonyth: Desert Eternity Silkroad Online Skyblade Skyforge SmashMuck Champions Smoo Online Soldier Front Soul Master Soul Order Online Soul of Guardian South Park: The Stick of Truth Space Heroes Universe Sparta: War of Empires Spellcasters Sphere Spiral Knights Spirit Tales Splash Fighters Squad Wars Star Citizen Star Conflict Star Sonata 2 Star Stable Star Supremacy Star Trek Online Star Trek: Infinite Space Star Wars Galaxies Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Star Wars: The Old Republic StarQuest Online Starbound Stargate Worlds Starlight Story Starpires State of Decay SteelWar Online Stone Age 2 Stormfall: Age of War Stormthrone Storybricks Stronghold Kingdoms Styx: Master of Shadows Sudden Attack Supremacy 1914 Supreme Destiny Sword Girls Sword of Destiny: Rise of Aions SwordX Swords of Heavens Swordsman
T-Z
TERA TS Online TUG Tabula Rasa Tactica Online Tales Runner Tales of Fantasy Tales of Pirates Tales of Pirates II Tales of Solaris Talisman Online Tamer Saga Tank Ace Tantra Online Tatsumaki: Land at War Terra Militaris TerraWorld Online Terraria Thang Online The 4th Coming The Agency The Aurora World The Banner Saga The Black Watchmen The Chronicle The Chronicles of Spellborn The Crew The Division The Epic Might The Hammers End The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing 2 The Legend of Ares The Lost Titans The Matrix Online The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot The Missing Ink The Mummy Online The Myth of Soma The Pride of Taern The Realm Online The Repopulation The Secret World The Sims Online The Strategems The West The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Theralon There Therian Saga Thrones of Chaos Tibia Tibia Micro Edition Tiger Knight Titan Siege Titans of Time Toontown Online Top Speed Topia Online Torchlight Torment: Tides of Numenera Total Domination Transformers Universe Transistor Transverse Traveller AR Travia Online Travian Triad Wars Trials of Ascension Tribal Hero Tribal Wars Tribes Universe Trickster Online Trove Troy Online True Fantasy Live Online Turf Battles Twelve Sky Twelve Sky 2 Twilight War Tynon U.B. Funkeys UFO Online URDEAD Online Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar Ultima Online Ultima X: Odyssey Ultimate Naruto Ultimate Soccer Boss Uncharted Waters Online Undercover 2: Merc Wars Underlight Unification Wars Universe Online Utopia Valkyrie Sky Vampire Lord Online Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Vanquish Space Vector City Racers Vendetta Online Victory - Age of Racing Vindictus Virtonomics Vis Gladius Visions of Zosimos VoidExpanse Voyage Century Online W.E.L.L. Online WAR (Warhammer Online) WAR2 Glory WYD Global Wakfu War Thunder War of 2012 War of Angels War of Legends War of Mercenaries War of Thrones War of the Immortals WarFlow Waren Story Warflare Wargame1942 Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online Warhammer Online: Wrath of Heroes Warkeepers Warrior Epic Wartune Wasteland 2 WebLords Wild West Online WildStar Wind of Luck WindSlayer 2 Wings of Destiny Wish Wizard101 Wizardry Online Wizards and Champions Wonder King Wonderland Online World Golf Tour World of Battles World of Darkness World of Heroes World of Kung Fu World of Pirates World of Speed World of Tanks World of Tanks Generals World of Warcraft World of Warplanes World of Warriors World of Warships World of the Living Dead WorldAlpha Wurm Online Xenoblade Chronicles: X Xenocell Xiah Xsyon Xulu YS Online Yitien ZU Online Zentia Zero Online Zero Online: The Andromeda Crisis Zodiac Online Zombies Ate My Pizza eRepublik

MMORPG.com Discussion Forums

Guild Wars 2

Guild Wars 2 

General Discussion  » Overflow Zones...

2 Pages 1 2 » Search
38 posts found
  Draith77

Novice Member

Joined: 11/08/11
Posts: 15

 
OP  4/30/12 10:20:35 AM#1

Are there any plans for them to add a feature to let friends play together in Overflow zones?  Last night my friends and I were stuck in two different zones with no way to meet up in the same zone.  Some of us were in Que the whole night and played in the Overflow Zone.  While the rest of our friends played in the normal zone with no way for us all to meet up together...

  I think AN needs to add a feature to allow groups or party members to be able to go to the Overflow zones together if one or more of their party members are in Que.

  dontadow

Novice Member

Joined: 12/29/03
Posts: 1049

4/30/12 10:49:41 AM#2
Originally posted by Crrow77

Are there any plans for them to add a feature to let friends play together in Overflow zones?  Last night my friends and I were stuck in two different zones with no way to meet up in the same zone.  Some of us were in Que the whole night and played in the Overflow Zone.  While the rest of our friends played in the normal zone with no way for us all to meet up together...

  I think AN needs to add a feature to allow groups or party members to be able to go to the Overflow zones together if one or more of their party members are in Que.

A lot of people gave this in their feedback reports. I definately see them impleneting this option soon.   

  UngoHumungo

Apprentice Member

Joined: 11/28/05
Posts: 522

I'm here......wheres the fish?

4/30/12 10:51:19 AM#3
Originally posted by Crrow77

Are there any plans for them to add a feature to let friends play together in Overflow zones?  Last night my friends and I were stuck in two different zones with no way to meet up in the same zone.  Some of us were in Que the whole night and played in the Overflow Zone.  While the rest of our friends played in the normal zone with no way for us all to meet up together...

  I think AN needs to add a feature to allow groups or party members to be able to go to the Overflow zones together if one or more of their party members are in Que.


Theres also supposed to be "guest" servers for you and your friends, I hope that they will be able to make it so you are always in the same server as your team mates, i don't see why they shouldn't

 

 

There are times when one must ask themselves is it my passion that truly frightens you? Or your own?

  User Deleted
4/30/12 10:52:07 AM#4

True me and my girlfriend spent like 5 mins checking if we actually started at the same server ^^

At one side I rather play solo then see a "56 in que" message but yeah being able to be on the same overflow would be nice

  Xzen

Novice Member

Joined: 5/01/06
Posts: 2642

A sword is never a killer, it is a tool in the killer's hands.
- Seneca

4/30/12 11:00:19 AM#5
This is the single issue that could break this game. People do not want to spend 5-10 mins trying to get into the same instance of a zone to play with their friends.
  Murdok

Novice Member

Joined: 3/10/04
Posts: 5

4/30/12 11:00:24 AM#6

In truth this really was the only problem I had with the whole game/weekend. Not counting the Login server issues because that is just something that will be delt with and not a way things are set up to be.  My family and I ended up just queing up instead of travelling to the overflow and it seemed to work out much faster.  I really cant see them leaving it the way it is so I'm guessing it will be better for the next round.

 

  Draith77

Novice Member

Joined: 11/08/11
Posts: 15

 
OP  4/30/12 11:12:14 AM#7
Originally posted by Xzen
This is the single issue that could break this game. People do not want to spend 5-10 mins trying to get into the same instance of a zone to play with their friends.

Agreed,  it was very frustrating for our group as well.   But it is Beta after all and if a lot of people have reported this already then I’m sure it will be addressed soon.

  korent1991

Apprentice Member

Joined: 5/01/09
Posts: 1405

4/30/12 11:12:55 AM#8
Originally posted by Xzen
This is the single issue that could break this game. People do not want to spend 5-10 mins trying to get into the same instance of a zone to play with their friends.

You can always wait at the character selection screen and watch how your "position in queue" changes.

It's just an option if you want to play the game on the overflow server when your server is full. Way better than just waiting in a queue and being unable to play the game at all on your character.  It's a good solution but has to be correctly adjusted.

I think they should really add an option for people to play on the overflow server if more people is there... It would be better than trying to teleport to the original homeworld server.

"Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life."
-------------------------------

  Arachneus1

Novice Member

Joined: 6/25/06
Posts: 244

4/30/12 11:49:54 AM#9

The overflow servers were basically a bandage put on when they couldn't incorporate guesting for this beta weekend.  Guesting will take over primarily placing you on a whole nother server from your own and your friends can come join you on that server.  Switching servers with guesting does not change which queue you are put into for WvWvW.

Overflow should have no place in the game once guesting is available.  You will be put into a queue for your own server while playing on a different server until its ready if you wanted to.

  URNotMega

Novice Member

Joined: 1/01/05
Posts: 117

4/30/12 11:54:04 AM#10
Originally posted by Arachneus1

The overflow servers were basically a bandage put on when they couldn't incorporate guesting for this beta weekend.  Guesting will take over primarily placing you on a whole nother server from your own and your friends can come join you on that server.  Switching servers with guesting does not change which queue you are put into for WvWvW.

Overflow should have no place in the game once guesting is available.  You will be put into a queue for your own server while playing on a different server until its ready if you wanted to.

This concept sounds perfect.

  Nevulus

Novice Member

Joined: 8/23/06
Posts: 1286

4/30/12 11:55:50 AM#11
Originally posted by Arachneus1

The overflow servers were basically a bandage put on when they couldn't incorporate guesting for this beta weekend.  Guesting will take over primarily placing you on a whole nother server from your own and your friends can come join you on that server.  Switching servers with guesting does not change which queue you are put into for WvWvW.

Overflow should have no place in the game once guesting is available.  You will be put into a queue for your own server while playing on a different server until its ready if you wanted to.

This sounds great, is there an official link to this? I would like to read more.

I am not doubting you, I just prefer to read/hear it directly from them.

  BeansnBread

Hard Core Member

Joined: 9/19/06
Posts: 5565

4/30/12 11:57:26 AM#12
Originally posted by Arachneus1

The overflow servers were basically a bandage put on when they couldn't incorporate guesting for this beta weekend.  Guesting will take over primarily placing you on a whole nother server from your own and your friends can come join you on that server.  Switching servers with guesting does not change which queue you are put into for WvWvW.

Overflow should have no place in the game once guesting is available.  You will be put into a queue for your own server while playing on a different server until its ready if you wanted to.

I don't believe you. I need a link or something.

SWTOR is the greatest mmo ever!

  Unlight

Novice Member

Joined: 12/10/08
Posts: 2586

4/30/12 12:03:38 PM#13
Originally posted by Arachneus1

The overflow servers were basically a bandage put on when they couldn't incorporate guesting for this beta weekend.  Guesting will take over primarily placing you on a whole nother server from your own and your friends can come join you on that server.  Switching servers with guesting does not change which queue you are put into for WvWvW.

Overflow should have no place in the game once guesting is available.  You will be put into a queue for your own server while playing on a different server until its ready if you wanted to.


Yeah, that sounds like it would fix the problem pretty handily.  The overflow was my biggest concern from this weekend as well since I ended up spending about 80% of my time on it.  Sometimes the wait before a spot opened would be more than an hour, but then I'd just end up back in overflow once I zoned.  Guesting really should alleviate that nicely.

By the way, for those who weren't there, the overflow server feels *exactly* like the actual one.  You really can't tell the difference.

  Arachneus1

Novice Member

Joined: 6/25/06
Posts: 244

4/30/12 12:06:53 PM#14

Well I don't know if overflow is going to go away, but it should because they plan to implement guesting

 

http://www.arena.net/blog/choosing-and-transferring-worlds-in-guild-wars-2

 

at the bottom of that page it states:

 

When Guild Wars 2 launches, you will also have the option to play with your friends on another world with our free “guesting” feature. With guesting, your characters can play on any world where you have friends—with certain restrictions. For instance, you will not be able to participate in WvW while guesting.

 

While home-world selection and world transfers will be available during our Beta Weekend Event, guesting is not currently available. All players will be able to receive 2,000 gems free for the Beta Weekend Event, so you will be able to purchase a world transfer if you find yourself in need of one. Since the limit is one transfer every seven days, you’ll only be able to change worlds once during the Beta Weekend Event.

  moosecatlol

Apprentice Member

Joined: 8/25/10
Posts: 1188

4/30/12 12:08:29 PM#15

Overflow was a complete disaster, the District system needs to be brought back.

  Homitu

Novice Member

Joined: 10/01/09
Posts: 2045

4/30/12 12:11:20 PM#16
This was easily one of the biggest problems with the past beta.  For a game that has marketted itself as an extraordinarly group friendly game, it was surprisingly difficult to play with your friends.  In another thread, posters did mention a workaround for this problem though.  Apparently if you form a party, zone into the same city and then back out, or teleport out to the same location, you will be placed in the same overflow server.  If only this was explained clearly during beta!
  BeansnBread

Hard Core Member

Joined: 9/19/06
Posts: 5565

4/30/12 12:12:25 PM#17

Yeah, I knew guesting wasn't avaiable because I tried to do it and it said it wasn't available. But I don't think that means the overflow server is going away. The thing about the overflow server is taht a month after release, it'll probably rarely if ever be used anyway.

 

I see what you're saying though. You can get a group together and go guest it at a low pop server at any time and this removes the grouping issue people were having.

 

ArenaNet said they were going to work on making sure groups can stay together even with the overflow system by the way.

SWTOR is the greatest mmo ever!

  Kuppa

Novice Member

Joined: 9/24/10
Posts: 3443

The problem with censorship is ********

4/30/12 12:13:16 PM#18

So, if you think about it these overflow servers are meant for you to be able to play while waiting to enter the server. People are complaining that you can't play with your friends in this scenario because they are in a different server. But, you do know that you would be looking a t a queue and your space in that queue for that time you are in the overflow server??

I find it to be a GREAT feature because I will take actually playing over looking at a queue any day of the week. Now, the real problem is the population in the beta was probably too big and this will likely happen at launch to. So Anet could go the extra mile and figure how to fix this up but Im perfectly happy with the current solution because its better than what we had. 


  Saxx0n

PR/Brand Manager BitBox Ltd.

Joined: 10/15/10
Posts: 832

4/30/12 12:16:10 PM#19

I wonder if it had to do with servers being completely crammed full of lvl 1 - 10 players and only 3 of the five racial starting areas available?

 

Hmm I might be onto something here.

 

I'm sure server pops will be adjusted too.

  Opapanax

Novice Member

Joined: 10/29/11
Posts: 983

Most Morbid One

4/30/12 12:17:20 PM#20
Originally posted by Draith77

Are there any plans for them to add a feature to let friends play together in Overflow zones?  Last night my friends and I were stuck in two different zones with no way to meet up in the same zone.  Some of us were in Que the whole night and played in the Overflow Zone.  While the rest of our friends played in the normal zone with no way for us all to meet up together...

  I think AN needs to add a feature to allow groups or party members to be able to go to the Overflow zones together if one or more of their party members are in Que.

You have a valid point. I'm thinking they will be able to. It'd be best for them to move the person on the regular server to overflow with their buddy. It would be a small sacrifice for the other person but if they want to be with their buddy it shouldn't be too major.

I got put into overflow I think 3 times and two of those times I was moved to my home server. Took bout an 45mins to hour maybe. I wasn't grouped at all and just roamed so I didn't really feel the effects of being on my server or not. Being able to log into a server is better than geting the que system IMO.

Good post though.

PM before you report at least or you could just block.

2 Pages 1 2 » Search