Feature #5110

help us ban griefers - add log output when a player creates/deletes a map marker

Added by 1longtime almost 6 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Status:Assigned Start date:10/11/2009
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:

0%

Category:Multiplayer
Target version:-
Affected ArmA II version:Please select... First affected ArmA II version:
Reproduced by another DH user:Yes Single / Multi Player?:
I am using some Mods:No BIForumURL:
I am using: NGUrl:
Reproducible for you:No WIKIurl:
Related to content of DLC:

Description

I am sad to even request this:

Please make creating/deleting a map marker a logged event on a dedicated server. We have "griefers" who will hide amongst 60+ players and delete markers because they think it's "funny." Worse, they will create markers with labels like "F*** YOU!!" and other, much worse, obscenities.

Players like this can hide among REAL players and disturb the game. If these actions are logged with a player ID, the admin can ban that player. At the moment, the griefer just hides and disrupts the game.


Related issues

related to ARMA2 Community Issue Tracker - Feature #5267: Add onMapMarker event handler Assigned 10/18/2009
related to ARMA2 Community Issue Tracker - Feature #11375: Show the person who puts/deletes markers. Assigned 06/20/2010
related to ARMA2 Community Issue Tracker - Feature #7164: Ability to log chat and map marker creation to file on a ... Assigned 12/20/2009

History

Updated by zGuba almost 6 years ago

  • Due date set to 01/11/2010
  • Category set to Multiplayer
  • Status changed from New to Assigned
  • Affected ArmA II version changed from Please select... to 1.04.59026
  • Reproduced by another DH user changed from No to Yes

Updated by 76 almost 6 years ago

No need at all to display the 'user/player ID, admins can easily find a players ID without it being displayed publicly... if thats what you meant :)

Considering "KFC" could supposedly create a valid CD key from a user/player ID.

All it needs to have is a tiny tag with the players name attached to whatever marker/s they place :)

Updated by ruebe almost 6 years ago

76 wrote:

All it needs to have is a tiny tag with the players name attached to whatever marker/s they place :)

I agree. Though, this tag should probably only be visible onMouseOver as a tooltip, no?

Updated by CarlGustaffa almost 6 years ago

Would be a nice normal feature as well, to see who put what marker in when several stratetic markers are placed by several players (i.e. route markers). Much prefer the onMouseOver to display the creator, but wouldn't mind it being logged as well. If logged, server admin doesn't have to be in the game to see what is going on.

Updated by 76 almost 6 years ago

ruebe wrote:

76 wrote:

All it needs to have is a tiny tag with the players name attached to whatever marker/s they place :)

I agree. Though, this tag should probably only be visible onMouseOver as a tooltip, no?

:) yes, great idea.

Updated by 1longtime almost 6 years ago

Still needs a log of the marker delete event.

Griefers seem to enjoy deleting legitimate markers too, so identifying who placed an obscene marker is only half of the problem.

Updated by bert almost 6 years ago

I would suggest to make map markers deletable only by the creator of the marker and the admin and at the same time annotate markers with the creator's name (possible shown on mouse over). This way, people who put up "bad" markers can be identified and banned and the admin can delete their markers. And noone could deliberately or accidentally remove legitimate markers.

Updated by Alex72 almost 6 years ago

Good ideas bert.

  • Marker removable only by the creator & admin.
  • Players name is shown when hovering mouse over a marker.

2 Superb features for pub servers.

Updated by kju almost 6 years ago

  • Due date deleted (01/11/2010)

Updated by kju almost 6 years ago

onMarkerDelete eventhandler probably would be the way to go.

Updated by kju about 5 years ago

  • Affected ArmA II version changed from 1.04.59026 to Please select...
  • Audio card set to Please specify!
  • Size of OS swap file set to Please specify!

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