That and maybe raise the prices a bit (to cut down the frequency). Seriously, look at the GPL market - it's almost asking for this to happen, particularly since we are forced to play Dabo in certain missions. There is nothing else even close to that price available - the other items all cost at LEAST 15x the price of the party thingies.
The trolls would still do it, but they'd have to put in a lot more work to get the GPL. And the casual players who are picking up one or two to burn up the GPL they were forced to get... won't.
This is why nobody takes the anti-discoball crowd seriously. Anyone who uses them is automatically labelled a troll because you can't handle some coloured lights in a game. I'm glad they got upgraded with combat buffs because now this ridiculous cry of "OMG EVERYONE WHO USES THESE IS A TROLL" is going to die as people start using them for the combat benefits as well as spicing up zones with a bit of fun.
As long as this thread still isn't dead, I want to ask a simple question. Please note, I'm done taking sides. All I wish is to ask a question.
A couple weeks ago on Bajor, my friend and I were doing causal RP. It was going fine, until this dude showed up and dumped a party amp on us for no reason. We move away, he follows. We try swapping instances, but there's only one. We could move to our bridge, but a bridge is not Bajor. Eventually he left but it was about an hour later, so we had to leave too.
So to those of you who defend party amps: we exhausted the options for getting away from him and still doing our RP the way we wanted it. That is out of the way. Now the question:
Is his fun more important than ours?
Should we just have to suck it up and accepta ruined experience? You might say, "It's a public zone," but that comes back to the question. Why does he get to have fun (by ruining ours), but we don't? Why should we not be allowed an option to have ou own Star Trek fun in a Star Trek game?
Again, I'm not whining about it. I'm not gonna cry because the bad man made flashy lights. If I see a disco ball, I let out a sigh and go on to wherever I'm going.
Just a reminder, Party Amplifiers (aka Disco Balls) are considered a closed topic and threads discussing them will not be generally allowed, unless there's a change in how they work or somebody finds a bug.
And no, the fact they exist does not count as a bug.
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