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  • Added on: Aug 27 2016 08:47 PM
  • Date Updated: Aug 27 2016 10:18 PM
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How to detect !shuffle switchers

This tutorial dives into the !shuffle and how to detect people switch after shuffle.

Posted by redy. on Aug 27 2016 08:47 PM
This tutorial speaks about people switching after shuffle and how to identify them.

We have a rule in place that teams should be balanced. It is not allowed that players switch after shuffle when it affects the team balance.

The tricky part is to see who switched. I setup the tutorial with a couple of shuffle examples. Every example shows a common situation. Some are considered ok, while others hurt the team balance.

Example 1.) How does a shuffle look in the console

Let us see how a shuffle looks in the console
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When a shuffle happens all players get marked as "xxx entered the game"
If someone is spec he will not be marked as "entered the game" (gets important in the next picture)

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Example 2.) a spec joins after the shuffle

Let us see how it looks when a spec joins a team after the shuffle happens. Can you identify the player?
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You are right, Kaolin joined after the shuffle. She connected, entered the game and joined the allies team.
There is no harm to what Kaolin did.

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Example 3.) When you have stackers and switchers

Now we look into the illegal switch. When people stack. Try to find the bad boy!
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You are right! -=SuperChris=- switched to the other team after the shuffle. He was listed above as "-=SuperChris=- entered the game"
Shortly after that it is listed again with a new entry: "-=SuperChris=- has joined the Allied team!"
Now you can make the call if you think this will harm the team balance or if Chris is not a player that will affect the team balance negatively.

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Example 4.) A mix of different things that harm team balance

This example has a lot of things going on. Try to find all of them!
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The points are in the spoiler, did you find them all?

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Thank you for taking the time to reading this tutorial. I hope it makes your life's a bit easier and helps to identify stackers.

Please leave comments or a star voting so i can see what you think :) Thanks