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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 2
04-24-2011, 03:38 PM
Originally Posted by ddommus View Post
Now I realize that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that everyone is entitled to their opinion, but is there any way of dealing with a review that is misleading? My mission was given 1 because the reviewer said I didn't give the player a mission door, even though there is a mission door highlighted in green in the mission briefing. The reviewer stated that they couldn't play what they couldn't find. I fear this is going to keep people from trying my mission, when in fact the reviewer is wrong.
This is becoming a recurring problem for me. My mission instructions are basic and perfectly clear but, unfortunately, they're meaningless to those who will not take the time to read the briefing!

This has really become a problem as my most recent mission is launched by utilizing a console on Memory Alpha and, unfortunately, there just isn't any way to ensure the mini-map is marked for that console on a Cryptic-made map. Those who will not take the time to read the mission text are lost and often leave a one-star rating with an indication that the mission is "unplayable."

Sadly, as I see it, there's nothing we can do about this sort of thing. The best that you can do is to be very clear with the text in your mission, be sure to use the green mission text highlighting whenever necessary, and hope that the majority of your players will actually take a moment or two to consider their instructions.