Last week Mark Jacobs declared war on gold sellers on his own blog. This was met by enthusiasm both in the blogesphere and in the comments following that post. (Though Mark’s “don’t pester me about game issues” comment policy means that almost any comment that is not kudos gets deleted. The words of the master are to be cherished, not questioned!)
There was a bit of griping about the sever-wide pop-ups to announce gold spammers being banned, and some people were a bit skeptical about the sincerity of the war on gold sellers, which in turn led to a fruitful post, even if just measured by the number of comments and spin offs, about how to eliminate gold farming.
Heady times, last week!
I commented myself about how I was never hit by the same gold spammer twice, which was a damn good thing because the /ignore command does not work. Oh, it puts people on your list, but they can still send you tells. I’d like to see the test cases written for that feature, please.
And then came the weekend.
By Sunday night I was getting tells from the same three gold spammers over and over and over again. Where were the strike teams? Where were the pop-ups? Where was the tip on what to do when faced by gold spammers?
I got tells from one of those three again last night.
And when I went to go check something for that last post this morning, I got tells from the same guy again!
Was this crusade against the gold spammers just a bit of show? Is the problem too big for Mythic to handle?