Do we still need the public farm?

Discussion in 'ArcheAge' started by Phaedo, Nov 1, 2014.

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Should we continue using the Guild Public Farm?

  1. Yes

    4 vote(s)
    36.4%
  2. No

    3 vote(s)
    27.3%
  3. Never used it/Impartial

    4 vote(s)
    36.4%

Do we still need the public farm?

Discussion in 'ArcheAge' started by Phaedo, Nov 1, 2014.

  1. Phaedo

    Phaedo The Weeaboo Hunter

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    It seems either interest has been lost in the public farm Idea or everyone has just moved on from it and acquired their own land. I've started a poll here to gauge whether or not we need continue it, as a 16x16 being left empty for multiple days is very inefficient.

    1 vote per person
    anonymous voting

    feel free to leave suggestions or comments. I'm just trying to gauge interest in continuing to use one, but I will be honest, if it's an overwhelming no or impartial votes, it will be discontinued. #Transparency


    a daily empty 16x16 is hurting our potential, and if no one is going to use it, it would be an excellent guild produciton resource.
     
  2. Jaamaw

    Jaamaw .

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    I think it should be re-purposed for guild trade pack materials. Farmers or gatherers can plant seeds bought by the guild coffers then pluck them when they are ready or materials for other vocations that people can use to produce things for the guild. Rather than allowing the guild to use it for personal needs we can have persons use it for guild needs.
     
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  3. DarthXaos

    DarthXaos .

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    A suggestion, due to the reduced use instead of a 16 x 16 switch to one of the 8x8s, and just let people sign that out for a day
     
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  4. BarakObomber

    BarakObomber Zealot

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    I think we should still use it, and I feel the same as Darth. Instead of the quadrant system, just let the whole farm be rented out. A lot of us do have land now, so the quadrant for 24 hours feels less important because of the small yield. Having the entire thing may be more worth it and lead to more people signing up for it.

    To touch on Jaamaw's idea, maybe let it be signed to people growing trade pack materials just for the duration of the crop. Then people can all grow a decent amount of their materials at once and then let the next person grow theirs.

    Either way, I think it should still be used to help the guild but just in a different way than it is currently.
     
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  5. Phaedo

    Phaedo The Weeaboo Hunter

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    @BarakObomber, @DarthXaos wanted to just replace the 16x16 with an 8x8. Which we could do.

    But my issue here is this:

    We have a public farm. Anyone can just say "hey I want it from x-y on z date." But only ever the same 3-5 people use it, and now there hasn't been any activity on it in days. It is a 16x16 farm we set aside for members to use. Now that 16x16 is 1 of 2 that the guild owns. And it is the biggest productive space currently available in the game. We're halving our productivity by having it as a guild open resource. Which is fine! But now it's barley barely been touched.

    And the issue with that is we are restricting our farmers/gatherers who could be dumping mass resources in the chest for our pots/crafting production, and with the GPF not being used ever anymore, we're at about 60% productivity. Which isn't good.
     
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  6. BarakObomber

    BarakObomber Zealot

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    Yeah.. I read it too fast or something, but now I kind of agree with that. We could just use one of the 8x8's in between yours and Mortos's house for GPF to increase productivity.
     
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  7. Sixten

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    I can load it down with aspens for Aspen Hardwoods & logs for the guild if there are no plans of using it for any particular reason. I just know with the slow growth time in Kark, combined with the already long growth requirements of trees, and it being somewhat out of the way since I help manage Dapoets and Shuzz's land it's kind of a turn off to even think about signing up for the use of it.

    With me hitting 50k logging, Shuzz having gotten his Carpentry really high and me neglecting power leveling logging so that I'm not super broke all the time I barely plant any trees around White Arden anyway. Depending on how quick you guys need the Aspen Hardwoods. I've found that having 50k proficiency doesn't necessarily mean more of them drop. It may increase the likelihood but I honestly haven't noticed it.
     
  8. Nraged

    Nraged I fly things

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    I'm willing to use every piece of land I can get!
    I wasn't able to reset my vote, but I started using the land yesterday and I can not stop!!!
     
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