Nathaniel_Horatio_Nutmeg, on Dec 09 2016 - 18:52, said:
Maybe you should plan your battles better if you can't field multiple teams.
Indeed, I agree; that rests solely on our leadership. We control map moves and organization. Obviously during this campaign we failed our members by not doing it well enough. We didn't go into the campaign with the plan to use the tactic that was used. We never intentionally scheduled too many battles. We try to maximize our battles based on average attendance. Just like every other clan we want to do what we can to maximize the chances of our members to get enough fame for the reward tanks. As the campaign goes on attendance starts randomly fluctuating a lot more since this is a nightly event that lasts 5 hours or more. There are also variables such as teams drawing out battles or land defenses popping, people working late, and so on... Stuff happens and although we were pretty active, we couldn't always field all the battles. At the time, before the rules were clarified we were guilty of having players join a battle, go back to garage, and join another battle (within the time span between battles..). These players were still using their accounts, just picking a different tank.
This was a large topic of discussion last campaign and WG never chimed in. It was done by many clans last go around. We've witnessed it nearly every campaign. Personally, I'd rather have the fame points than a tech vic... but if it's clearly against the rules then it is against the rules. That's that. WG finally made a decision and we had 8 players handed a 3 day suspension. That's 3 days of no fame and 3 days of lost premium time. Afterwards WG also made the rules clear. They admitted the rules were not clear and they did not issue further punishment because of that. They should have just responded to the community questions last campaign instead of letting it go and then waiting to make an official ruling until 75% of the current main campaign is over with. They should have also announced this in the campaign forum so that way it would never be questioned from that point on.
So, think what you will. RS can be labeled dbags, or bad guys, or whatever by some. We can't change how people think and it's their right to feel that way. We were definitely not the only clan to do this. That doesn't really mean anything now. The rules are clear and RS will not break them.
For not being in the top 15, we still fared pretty well having 61 members potentially qualifying for the tank. Had we did as you suggested and planned better, we stood a very good chance of making top 15 overall which would have qualified another 10-15 members. Penalties that we received from not being able to field scheduled battles prevented that from ever happening.
I am also aware there will be future trolling. I think our community CRD specialists have already made progress in this area.
Edited by boomftx, Dec 10 2016 - 08:24.