@DarthChoder are you guys on Line? If so send me an invite. Line ID draventhewicked.
First and foremost, leader or not, it’s hard to get people together sometimes. I’m in no way trying to recruit in this post just sharing some of what we’ve been going through. Just trying to be a better squad or have better squad members overall. We have great leadership, That’s not the problem. It’s finding people who are reliable and decent players that will stick around, donate, participate more. We ask our players be active in squads wars, and on Line and communicating, working together. Is that too much?
Our squad lost quite a few members in the past months leading up until now, which sets us in a rebuilding phase... Went from 22-25 active to 10-15. its limited us from having enough active members to pull off a decent war without getting matched against a full squad of P bases (LoL) Or the randoma we are getting from auto fill get placed into war as we have to fill the spots. Which leaves us Top heavy with no lower Ops hitters and too many active players short of a successful war, again. It’s nerve racking and discouraging to say the least.
Thankful for the entire SWC LINE community, as that’s where we’ve found our new home with a couple of other squads low on members as well. It’s a great outlet for networking, alas, finding an agreement between squads sometimes it’s hard to make everyone happy and get them all on the same page. We’re still getting settled in new to all of this.
We currently share active players between 2/3squads in order to populate wars, only warring 1 time per week in our squad, 2 in our counterparts. There’s just not enough active players to go around and populate us both for war, but we’ll get there. One day all the hard work and will pay off. Or so we keep telling ourselves.
Recruiting is slow, everywhere. This Forum, Facebook Groups, Reddit, Line even. It’s like the player base is a majority of already established players, and the newcomers that do join all seem to just disappear into thin air anyways. Even after months/years of playing. Poof, gone.
We’re currently looking to get out into the SWC world, we utilize Line chat App if anyone has the time and could add or invite Line ID: draventhewicked. Even though we’re stacked up with some allies, still finding it hard to fill both squads for war this weekend. Were always willing to give back and like making friends. Having decent allies With dedicated and loyal players like ourselves it’s most excellent.
This thread in my opinion seems to be all about being a great squad member, as well as a leader and/or assistant. As I see it, it’s all about Respect. We should all Start treating other players with more respect. Maybe people would stick around longer and give each other the Chance to grow, and become better, mutually.
We can only hope.
At face value I would agree that anybody/everybody should be given the benefit of the doubt. Especially new players who are interested in the game. Treat them well and help everyone where you can, that’s the way I see it. Get them excited again about being here. It promotes better morale and everything better in full for the entire squad. When people are missing or keep leaving all the time, not taking the time to give things a chance to rebound, that’s the lowest pint when you realize you’ve got to do something about it. On the other hand, We’ve given some players all kinds of extensions and let players stay because they’ve begged us. Definitely Not whilst attempting to rebuild, we don’t have time for that. If you’ve been saying you’re coming back and active for war, but you fail to show and we hear nothing but excuses, that’s where we draw The line. Or so have learned recently. For awhile there we had 1/2 members leaving daily on their own besides losing wars and trying to keep the ship afloat so no more people leave. It’s hell, to just have to sit and watch that happen to your squad.
Most of the time IMhO Random players do not read in game chat messages and/or completely ignore the thing all together. We’ve gotten lucky on a few select ones through the times but it’s rare to pull a good player out of Autofill. I keep pushing Line on people in- game chat, haven’t gotten a new one for awhile or someone who can fully grasp what it is I’m asking them to do. Lots of noobish players. We need seasoned, experienced members for our wars. We’re more than willing to take new players on and let them grow and have fun. It would be nice to get experienced war players out of thin air but that isn’t always the case. We’re willing to take advice from anyone and everyone about how to get some help.
Anyone GAT or Ghostie, anybody willing and able to help us grow back to our former glory we would be so ever grateful. We have some seasoned players but as far as this goes we could use some guidance.
Thanks to everyone in the community for all the help.
Last edited by DravenTheWicked on Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:12 am, edited 1 time in total.
Join Death_Disciples Now!| lvl 50 Empire Squad. Nothing to lose! Willing to teach and help new players. Active 24:7 Daily donations conflicts/defense + War 1/2 times per week. Currently rebuilding.
We use Line App, please add ID: draventhewicked