Yup, ninja looting does have consequences. The social consequences are among them, but not exclusive…there could be additional consequences if egregious enough…lets say a Binding of the Windseeker.
And where does Blizzard state that?
They specifically said they would not be trading loot and then in the very next paragraph went on to talk about the social ramifications of Ninja looting. I don’t know how you could interpret this as “well but if the loot is really good, then we’ll interfere.”
The loot that caused this most recent interference I’m talking about today wasn’t a binding either.
Oh, here we go:
On the WHIMS of the many players and raid leaders who know each other.
You can either take Blizzards actions as how they view the spirit of the rules. Or try to argue pedantics…that they don’t literally spell it out word-for-word.
Blizzard has always reimbursed people for items that were blatantly stolen.
If they have a policy, they should state it instead of implying otherwise.
WHERE do they state their POLICY on SUSPENDING “Loot Ninjas”
EVERYTHING I posted implies that they don’t get involved, stop trolling.
The post you keep referring to is only talking about the ability to trade loot in raids. I am not sure why you’re trying to hold it up as a law-book for every single loot-based interaction. That policy is explicitly about loot accidentally going to the wrong person and nothing else.
The bottom line, is in the Terms of Service…you consent to having items removed and accounts suspended for any reason that Blizzard wants. Just because you don’t like it does not mean I am trolling you.
They are saying that players should UNDERSTAND that loot distribution can depend on the WHIMS of many players and raid leaders who know each other.
Do you know what a whim is?
- a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained.
From what i can gather, someone trolled the GM.
I think i would be mad at that person rather than the GM.
The GM’s can only act based on what evidence the game environment can provide.
I think i’d being going after the troll?
That is the most important part of that post. Blizzard will do anything they feel to enforce they think is nice and fair.
Where does Blizzard state that they will at random get involved in loot distribution decisions? Everything they’ve posted implies that it’s up to the community to deal with “Loot Ninjas” on their own.
I was the one who made the original post on this here that was closed. Our guild had it happen but thankfully a senior GM stepped in and corrected the mistake. Do not joke around with rolls do not give something to anyone else by accident or face a multiple day suspension and item removal.
We plan on stating before all our guild runs from now on “All items are subect to loot council”
What do you mean absolutely not?
That is silly.
If i lie about you and present false evidence, do you go after me, or sue the judge?
That is about all you can do to cover your own butt. Glad it was resolved for you, but I hope you can see in hind-sight how a GM might have made the wrong call in your case.
I mean absolutely not because Blizzard should not be getting involved in loot decisions as they previously stated.
I’m going after Blizzard because these recent cases directly contradict everything they’ve said about loot.
You cite exactly 1 post that is completely unrelated to most loot-based complaints and are trying to hold it up like its the law. Blizzard will intervene in situations they feel are egregious, malicious or the like.
You don’t speak for Blizzard.
Show me the post where they state that they will intervene in loot decisions if they feel like it.
Implying these GMs even know what a bindings of the windseeker is. Unless you lucked out and got the one that actually plays the game.
They did nothing about the guy that stole all the mats to a Lionheart Helm, just deleted the items and didn’t restore then to the person that grinded it out. That’s a massive amount of gold and effect as well.
It seems there should be consistency in the action and policy taken, whether it is around 1k of g in mats, a binding, or a green drop in WC.
There have been a few occasions recently discussed in the forums where they didn’t do so though.
I don’t disagree that there has been some constancy problems. However, that comes with the territory of judgments being made by different human beings.
I think scamming someone out of the mats to craft an item would be handled differently than an item being intentionally master-looted to the wrong person though.
From what I gathered… no. The person who we think trolled because they gquit the night the item was removed and asked other guilds if he could get a second binding if he joined was not suspended.
However no one has invited him to a guild since and everyone here knows what he did so there are still social ramifications.