Clan blocking obs

Regarding the building system, although freedom is encouraged through the sandbox mechanics of the game, please remember that there are other players sharing the server with you. We reserve the rights to act upon in cases we deem necessary, such as but not limited to:

Blocking of content in the game, such as dungeons, resources and other areas of the game.

For you that think it’s “fine” blocking Obelisks, might READ the link above.

Issue is they don’t enforce unless reported multiple times by various people.

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How about archers and locusts placed inside the room surrounding the ob?

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If it’s pve will there be any interaction with locusts and archer’s?

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Nice decor, but server #3820 is pvp.

Annoying, yes. But this is a legit pvp tactic that is allowed by funcom. The pvp game is to survive, build, and dominate. Taking strategic control of the map is part of the pvp game. You don’t like them controlling the obi, move them out.

Note, this has been ongoing tactics since the advent of the obi when the game launched in May of 2018. Funcom will not ban or do anything about a clan controlling the obi.

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Was flipping with my phone to fast someone else mentioned pve. Pvp he just has to live with it or blow it up. Probably why I don’t pvp.

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False, blocking an obelisk in against the rules. It is not allowed and you will be banned.

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I believe it is not against the rules on a full PVP server.

Exactly correct.

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False. Lol.

Regarding the building system, although freedom is encouraged through the sandbox mechanics of the game, please remember that there are other players sharing the server with you. We reserve the rights to act upon in cases we deem necessary, such as but not limited to:

Blocking of content in the game, such as dungeons, resources and other areas of the game.

Abuse of the claim system (claim spam) where blocks are placed for no other purpose than to prevent other player’s access to resources and building spots.

What part of this in the link I posted before is hard to comprehend ?.

Blocking Obelisks are NOT allowed regardless if it’s a PVE, PVE-C, PVP Server.

No where in the rules are there different rules for the servers the rules are the same.

You can and you should be banned for blocking the obelisk, since that’s a “resourse” in the game.

Having the argument just blowing it up is plain stupied, they are there for ALL to use, not for a person or a few to use for the own use only.

Enlighten me to why take me, for an example would be needed to blow up a sealed in obelisk just so I can “use” it when you could 2 sec to replace the wall or door and the problem would be back just as fast, what would I do when I run out bombs ?. Just die and lose all my items due to you thought it would be a good idea to block it ???.

How hard can it be to play like most and just play as an adult and play fair and just stop doing things like this.

You have to be an adult for that. Maybe they should impose a stricter age limit :slight_smile:
Just kidding. I think some actual grownups will be able to act just as bad…

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any resolution?

It doesn’t say obs specifically. Obs are a QOL thing, they aren’t necessary to play the game.

And Ignasis has responded in several threads about ob blocking over time… answers like “if the no-build zone is bigger, they build bigger walls” … I’ve never seen an answer that said it was illegal.

war is not fair…

That might be the case, but they can’t really state every single thing that’s not allowed.

Obelisk is a resource, it’s meant for all too use, thus blocking it is not allowed.

Even IF you might get away with doing it, it’s still wrong and utterly pointless.
Sure you can bring bombs and blow it up if it’s a PVP Server, but what can you do in a PVE setting, nothing what so ever.

QoL thing, not sure I would agree with you on that one, since it’s a heck of a trip to walk to the Volcano in this case.

Look at it this way, If I would to wall off them all on the server you play on, how would that make you feel.
Sure you can walk or use a mount, but that’s still beside the point really, they are there for a reason, not for a single player or a clan to have exclusive use from it, that’s the same as I would wall off the Iron spawns or similar, it’s a official server thus you don’t play alone, act accordingly. :smiley:

As it is stipulated in the " official Servers - ToC , guidelines and procedures " in the Harassment & Griefing section , last bullet point is : " Special consideration against these cases will be taken in PVE and PVE-Conflict servers."

So as many said , for PVE and PVE-C , it’s clearly a BanAble thing to do .
Unfortunately for our PVP players , the line is greyish and may be considered case by case .

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unless you quote an official source, it’s just opinion.

No. It’s actually not that far from Black Keep / Ice Bridge or Temple of Frost.

I have played on servers with blocked obs, obs spawn camping etc. It’s hella annoying, but you learn to adapt.

PVP servers is war. In war it’s a normal tactic to block transport routes and resources.

I agree it shouldn’t be allowed on servers where you can’t destroy buildings, but I’ve never seen an official statement saying its illegal.

On the server I’m on, a clan has built around half of the sink hole, including the obelisk.

As a solo player, I would probably need at least 30 bombs to make a small hole. I don’t know how much more after that, as it has multiple walls (and drawbridges giving 300,000+ hp total). I cannot carry it all.

P.S. Sure, I would like to make a bigger hole knowing how many times they wiped me. :innocent:

you can easily gather mats for 100 bombs in a single resource run.

And you don’t have to craft the bombs in advance. Dragonpowder weigh way less. Craft bombs on the spot (and let your thrall carry the empty jars if they are too heavy for you).

Or put a vault near it… or go encumbrance spec… there’s tons of options.

Also, if there’s been blown holes in it before, there’s probably a ton of building pieces that are already damaged, making it easier to blow through. Clans who do stuff like this tend to be lazy with repairs.