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I still think you need to re-think the whole "hardcore" only servers. You should have one normal server and one hardcore server. Most clans/forums will do that if they have more than one server available.

I think you should make the mixed server non-hardcore. I think you would see more players in there. Hardcore tends to promote camping, and camping does not promote team play, a key factor in not only the game, but in having a "fun" server people actually want to play in.
This. The last time I played on an OCN server immediately upon logging in I was killed by a headshot from a sniper before I could even move. This could have been any server running HC conquest. I don't like HC on conquest at all. If you had a non hardcore server I bet a lot of people would play there. Having HC only is exactly why I don't play on OCN servers.
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This. The last time I played on an OCN server immediately upon logging in I was killed by a headshot from a sniper before I could even move. This could have been any server running HC conquest. I don't like HC on conquest at all. If you had a non hardcore server I bet a lot of people would play there. Having HC only is exactly why I don't play on OCN servers.
I will suggest to the other mods that they include 3D spotting on their rush/conquest server. Can people please tell me which maps they prefer as starting maps (for when the server is initially being populated)?
    
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In softcore you heal .. so players can just run away from a gunfight, hide somewhere and heal up. I find this quite annoying.

Anyway, this thread is not for debating the benefits of hardcore vs softcore. Its a guide plus I want to know what maps people want as an starting map on the servers.
healing without a medkit takes almost 30 seconds to go from near death to full health, it actually takes longer to get your health back to full, than if you actually just died and respawned.

more people play normal, which would also help getting the servers filled up, or atleast offering 1 of each.
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healing without a medkit takes almost 30 seconds to go from near death to full health, it actually takes longer to get your health back to full, than if you actually just died and respawned.

more people play normal, which would also help getting the servers filled up, or atleast offering 1 of each.
We had a SC server for over one year and no one played it. As soon as we switched it to HC it suddenly saw a lot more activity.
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We had a SC server for over one year and no one played it. As soon as we switched it to HC it suddenly saw a lot more activity.
I personally love HC mode now. I play on our server when people are there, but that is very rare.
   
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I personally love HC mode now. I play on our server when people are there, but that is very rare.
I find it is pretty active. In fact, there are OCN players on right now
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I find it is pretty active. In fact, there are OCN players on right now
Yup indeed and if people will tell us what maps they think should be the starting map (for when the server is empty and people just start to join), we might be able to help the servers see even more activity.
    
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favorite rush map = Valparaiso
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My fav map is heavy metal but I dont think that would work out ...
    
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