Valve TF2 scoring system to root out poor servers

By Patrick Garratt, Friday, 13 March 2009 09:00 GMT

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Valve’s announced plans to launch a Team Fortress 2 scoring system in an effort to flag and delete poor servers from the game.

Basically:

  • New servers start with a score of 0 points
  • Each time a player connects to a server, it loses 15 points
  • For each minute the player stays on the server, it earns 1 point (up to a max of 45 points per player)

“In short,” said Valve’s Robin Walker, “servers that have lots of players joining & leaving rapidly will score badly. Servers that consistently have players join and stay on for long periods of time will score well.”

Really bad servers may be deleted.

Tons more through there.

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