Diablo® III

Town Huggers

Blizzard needs to do something about people joining a game and just staying in town while others do the killing. They recieve experience while doing nothing and making it harder for others to do anything
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Really? im only remember they could only receive quest completion exp/gold, they need within the same map to get exp/gold/items.

Besides, most good players have their damage better than normal players thus killing quite efficient eventhough without the afk support, and more exp for the team on spot.
Edited by DarkerFate#1525 on 9/2/2012 11:17 PM PDT
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Yeah, pretty certain you get no exp unless you're in the same zone as where the kills are taking place. I know that you definitely get no loot.

As far as I can tell there is zero benefit from standing in town doing nothing.
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If ur in town and stay there you will vomplete quests... Once I when afk by mistake starting act 4 and when i log back in i was in hell difficulty... It had complete nightmare act 4 for me...
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Town Huggers...are those like giant Face Huggers?

Apparently you can still gain Paragon xp.

OP - just votekick them.
Edited by Starbird#1487 on 9/4/2012 6:20 PM PDT
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09/04/2012 05:38 PMPosted by Starbird
OP - just votekick them


A. not enough ppl,

B. ppl dont care, or

C. multiple town huggers.
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D. don't play public games then come crying here
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just lure monsters to town to kill them like that dude does
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09/04/2012 06:06 PMPosted by WitchDoctor
OP - just votekick them


A. not enough ppl,

B. ppl dont care, or

C. multiple town huggers.


Then just go to town, afk while getting a cup of coffee and a smoke.

09/04/2012 06:14 PMPosted by randallross
just lure monsters to town to kill them like that dude does


Doesn't work anymore.

09/04/2012 06:10 PMPosted by brynnag
D. don't play public games then come crying here


Don't be a douche. Blizzard have mentioned several times that they want to get people out into co-op.
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just lure monsters to town to kill them like that dude does


Doesn't work anymore.


why/how does it not work anymore? since when, the last update? maybe too many hardcore afk'ers cried about it?
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09/04/2012 06:06 PMPosted by WitchDoctor
OP - just votekick them


A. not enough ppl,

B. ppl dont care, or

C. multiple town huggers.


it takes 2 people to kick someone, then leave, and again then leave.
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vouch!!! when i used to play public games, 99.9% of the time i join a game theres always 1 afker, and sometimes when i try to "vote kick" the option is grey'd out?!? whattt!!!
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Votekick doesn't even work 90% of the time. Not because people don't vote to kick. It simply... doesn't do anything. You click it and nothing.
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Doesn't work anymore.


why/how does it not work anymore? since when, the last update? maybe too many hardcore afk'ers cried about it?


No, Blizzard made it because people were luring mobs into town, hiding in the inn and hosting public hardcore games to instakill people as soon as they joined.
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09/04/2012 06:32 PMPosted by Stormz
it takes 2 people to kick someone


Are you sure? From what I've seen, it takes 3. Which is the problem.
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it takes all the members in the party except the player to be kicked.
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