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Old 25-05-2011, 06:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Dear Turbine

I am writing to you today , to inform you of the real problem in the moors , facing both creeps and freeps today in PVMP. No it is not the unbalanced tactical damage , no it is not the fact that burglars can jump off high cliffs without breaking legs , or fact that spider can burrow into solid rock , or even that we have been stuck in the same area for the past three years .

What the problem facing the moors is today , is that /follow only works while standing still! I find it totally unacceptable to us VIP players that we have to put up with this kind of hard work (having to stop to follow) .

How do you expect us to follow a raid and facebook at the same time, when we have to stop , stand still , then /follow , sometimes it is even hit and miss if that works .

It is outrageous for Turbine to do this to us!

Therefore i have prepared some real life cases , of where /follow while moving is *needed*

Example one "the microwave scenaro"

Joe bloggs creep was in a raid one day , he decided that whilst the raid was having an afk he would make himself some super noodles to keep him going through the tough times . So he whacks it in the microwave and puts it on . The raid starts moving again , and suddenly the super noodles catch fire and the house starts burning down , consquently joe bloggs creep couldnt /follow because he was moving in his raid , and not only did his house burn down , his K/D ratio went down by .1 . THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE

Example two "the door knocks"

Shelia freep was playing her minstrel in the moors one day , she is roaming around in a group suddenly the door knocks , its a timeshare salesman , she promtply asks the group (which they do) to wait for a few minutes while she answers the door to discover this . Upon discovery she , advises the timeshares salesman she is busy in a game and she will have to put the character on follow . BUT in her haste , shelia freep forgets that follow no longer works while she is moving , and while catching up with the leader and eventually clicking follow , then going backdownstairs , and buying a timeshare .

Shelia to her horror has found out that follow wasnt working , and again gets ganked by a huge wargpack . AGAIN THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE

I find it dishearting that these true to life examples and many others are being ignored , us gamers , face challenges daily , to microwave our meals , to answer the phone and door and get back in time without getting ganked . Most of us dont have the resources to place our PC infront of our front door and have our door open with the click of the mouse , or our phone intergated with our headset . So turbine , i am asking ... no i am begging fix /follow , so lotro players everywhere can go back to the way it was beforehand , where we are free to be lazy sods !

If the next PvMP update is delayed because of it , so be it , it is a sacrifice im sure many PvMP are willing to take it . We are REASONABLE people , but /follow not working while moving IS NOT .

Kind Regards

Grugnug

PS i got ganked by burglars while writing this because follow does not work while moving just another example of shocking events !! I welcome others to post their own experiences too!!
 
Old 25-05-2011, 06:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it's the little things that count!

it took me a whole week to figure out! during this time I ran into many walls, npcs, one-shots and freeps because I was forced to try use autowalk to stay near the infamy! My helmet is now irreparably dented at the front which makes my face look flat like a pancake and people won't invite me to raid because: "your a pancake"

not to mention the emotional distress this has caused...

/signed

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Old 25-05-2011, 06:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Totally agreed. I'm disguested they don't have some sort of helpline for those who have been affected by this.
 
Old 25-05-2011, 06:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I like your post, Grug - short and straight to the matter. And no small matter, mind you, this is probably the main problem we face in Ettens.
 
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Old 25-05-2011, 10:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I think they heard your complaint:
From the Bullroarer Release Notes - Update 3 - 4-25-11 (1)) :

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You can once again use /follow while moving.
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Nice! this also bothered me alot!
 
Old 29-05-2011, 01:18 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I think they heard your complaint:
From the Bullroarer Release Notes - Update 3 - 4-25-11 (1)) :

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You can once again use /follow while moving.
I'm re-subscribing straight away.
 
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