Player Name Scramble

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sinewav
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Player Name Scramble

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Years ago I thought it would be nice to add an option to remove offensive player names at a local level. We have a silence feature, but silencing someone doesn't prevent them from renaming to something horrible you're forced to look at. I'm a big fan of ENABLE_CHAT 0, which I use constantly. I would love a feature that also scrambles player names.

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If you're not playing a game where it's critical to know names you could always do FADEOUT_NAME_DELAY 0.
Probably not exactly what you're looking for, but hey, it works.

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Just make an everytime.cfg with everything that you consider bad, containing "rename badname goodname"
Easy as that.
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breeze wrote:FADEOUT_NAME_DELAY 0
Good idea. I usually have that set to -1. Was hoping for a function with a little more nuance.
ConVicT wrote:everytime.cfg
That would be great for a server, but what I am imagining is a client-side feature.

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I read this as played name scrabble and instantly became disappointed when I read the thread.

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Mkay-1 wrote:I read this as played name scrabble and instantly became disappointed when I read the thread.
How about this instead?
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Across
2. kira
5. sbt/ladle enthusiast
7. 8bit moviepacks
8. page break king
10. hail satan
12. server pharm
13. please rez us!
14. always be closing
16. exclamation points
17. tldr
Down
1. vov
3. ladle tyrant
4. owns this forum
6. project god
9. local moonshiner
10. most ladle wins
11. def master
15. pickup creator

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Post by Magi »

I took a guess on 14 across, mind my lack of paint skills

Spoilers on that file btw, don't open it unless you want to know/see my answers.
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Post by Light »

lol SIne, that's more of what I came in here expecting the first time. :P Maybe this will help with your actual reason for making this thread.

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5037 ... s-a-string

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Post by sinewav »

Well done, Magi. It was easy, right? :)

Thanks Light. Maybe this will be a feature one day.

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sinewav wrote:Well done, Magi. It was easy, right? :)
I had to dig for a couple of them, but mainly to make sure I spelled their names right, a couple people were requesting more because I spoiled it for them lol
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Post by Word »

Hahaha, finally some fan art on the forums again! Thank you, sinewav. :)

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Across
2. kira
5. sbt/ladle enthusiast
7. 8bit moviepacks
8. page break king
10. hail satan
12. server pharm
13. please rez us!
14. always be closing
16. exclamation points
17. tldr
Down
1. vov
3. ladle tyrant
4. owns this forum
6. project god
9. local moonshiner
10. most ladle wins
11. def master
15. pickup creator
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That was brilliant.

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