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#21 Releasethe Krakken

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 06:08 AM

Very bad update to the Media Module. We don't want to see old news. Also, many news articles may not be noticed, especially from newer players who don't have any friends to share it to. This change needs to either be reverted or changed, time has to be the most important factor.

 

Situation in Sweden right now: http://i.imgur.com/RpBidc1.png (notice that some articles are quite old)

 

Another problem is that it is way too easy to abuse this system, since number of comments (or possibly recent comments) seems to be one of the most important factors.

comments and endorsements then votes - there is no way you can code quality unless perhaps you search for certain words. like country names etc.


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#22 Zordacz

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 09:15 AM

Articles from the last 2 days should always be on top, sorted by votes. Older articles could then follow.


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#23 zzzingo

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 09:55 AM

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The problem with the comments is that I can comment my own article 10 times, that will allow bad articles reaching the top...



#24 eclank

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 02:21 PM

The change it's not that bad, but older articles should lose relevance much faster.

 

One controversial article and it will be there for weeks.


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#25 Isidor1

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 08:44 PM

i read article 6 years ago :)))))) realy an improvements????? probably no.



#26 Dodo Moron

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 09:04 PM

It's retarded.

Plz sort it out.

 

I conducted a test:

30 min old article was 27th in the list with 1 vote.

I left second vote and 9 comments on article.

Now it is 1st article in the list. 



#27 KeetnaWilson

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 01:29 AM

I respect your attempts at making this game better, but please just listen to your players. This update should be revoked, and more updates like this should be replaced by updates that the players want. Also, you obviously want profits, a update people want will spark more buying, and less aggression towards developers. Just one update could send this game out of the dumps, and back in the right direction.


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#28 Nakigitsune

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 07:43 AM

If we are suggesting other improvements the economy could use another week of higher consumption via a bonus +900 energy House for like 10 days or maybe a month. Like we did during the 9th anniversary.



#29 Dodo Moron

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Posted 06 February 2017 - 11:48 AM

It has been said before. The idea isn't terrible. The execution of it is. 

Recalibrate it.

More focus on age of article, Older articles should not be in the top 5.

More focus on amount of votes and endorsements.

Less focus on comments.

Also bring new articles into spotlight.

For example create an unread articles section, which would be displayed in front of the current list. Let articles stay in there for 48 hours or until the reader has opened it. 

 

Edit 1:

I have nothing against some articles staying in the list for longer than 2 days.

But there should be an option to remove your article from the list. Would be good for battle orders and time sensitive stuff like that.

 

Edit 2:

So do it properly or don't do it at all.


Edited by Dodo Moron, 06 February 2017 - 11:52 AM.

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#30 Nikczemny Dev

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 10:07 AM

"fix economy"



#31 Dodo Moron

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Posted 07 February 2017 - 10:08 PM

Are we going to hear anything from admins? Around 99.9% of players think the article list system is not functioning as intended. It gets even more annoying as we know there is a easy fix for this BS. Revoke the update.

 

I've said it before. Sort your s*** out. The idea isn't bad, execution of it is. It's a basic calibration exercise and you messed up. Prove to us you are more than just giant apes. Rethink it, perfect the s*** out of this idea. Then implement it.

Do it properly or don't do it at all. 



#32 pasdenom

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 08:59 AM

You do something right for once (country budget is now showing very nice its elements, although I don't understand what "other" means) and you don't make an "Latest updates" announcement out of it?!


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#33 Dodo Moron

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Posted 08 February 2017 - 04:45 PM

I did write an article on why the articles sorting system is cancerous and how to fix it. Go read it and share with your community.

https://www.erepubli...er-2631016/1/20



#34 zzzingo

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 07:32 PM

Almost 2 weeks since this update. What has happened in Sweden (my opinion of course)

 

- Less articles, fewer players are making articles.

 

- Less interest in the articles, for example less number of votes.

 

- More low effort comments.

 

 

The best solution would be to not allow any articles that are more than 2/3 days old on the top news. I don't think that the sorting is the main problem, but the fact that old articles are staying on top news for days. If there are less than 5 articles written in two days you should let one or more spot on the top 5 be empty, I think it would encourage more articles is less active countries.



#35 zazgan85

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:42 AM

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#36 AchiG

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 05:56 PM

Good Job! 

 

https://www.erepubli...ee-1832267/1/20

 

From a DEAD Citizen Written on day 1350 ( about 3-4 years ago) is on my list of top 5 articles...Good Job!

 

http://prntscr.com/ebnmbs


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