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Open GCW PvP Have PvP kills made while neutral register on the character sheet.

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Proposal
Make any kill made while using factional helper add on the character sheet "PvP kill tracker"
Justification
Character sheet does not refer to "GCW kills" but "PvP Kills". This should include any kill made while using faction helper. BH kills already are counted as PvP kills, neutral kills should as well.
Motivation
Will add another needed motivation for neutral parties to get involved in PvP
Have PvP kills made while neutral factional helper register on the character sheet.
 
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No..... this is a concequene of you choosing to remain neutral.

As a neutral, I tend to agree. I don't think we should have any equivalent rewards as those that commit to a side. However, I do think we should have rewards that recognize our assistance, as helpers to the faction, as is seen in various movies such as Rogue One.
 
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As a neutral, I tend to agree. I don't think we should have any equivalent rewards as those that commit to a side. However, I do think we should have rewards that recognize our assistance, as helpers to the faction, as is seen in various movies such as Rogue One.
[This statement have been retracted as of 2:05 PM US-CST October 4th, 2022. This post remains for transparency purposes.]

If Bounty Hunting kills are counted, i see no reason why factional mercenary kills shouldnt. Either remove Bounty Hunter kills from the list so that it remains relevant only to the Galactic Civil War, or include kills as a factional mercenary in thd total PvP count so that it shows a players total kills and truly showcases their prowess in PvP combat.
 
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As a neutral, I tend to agree. I don't think we should have any equivalent rewards as those that commit to a side. However, I do think we should have rewards that recognize our assistance, as helpers to the faction, as is seen in various movies such as Rogue One.
We're talking about a pvp kill stat here, not gaining gcw points or anything that leads to a tangible reward. I get that it displays under the gcw section but even BH kills show there.
 
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It's simple pick a side.
There's a mechanic in the game to give neutral players the ability to participate in PVP. Not tracking PVP kills in this one specific instance seems like an oversight. I know it's tempting to not want to correct bugs affecting players in which you don't agree with their play style, but the game has a mechanic to allow for this. In my view, we might as well apply features such as a kill counter as uniformly as possible.
 
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I have recently been informed that the only Bounty Hunting kills counted on the PvP kill counter are when you are factional and hunting someone of the oppostie faction for a bounty regardless of Special Forces status. As such I see this behavior to be a bug that needs correcting: Bounty Hunting kills should not be counted on PvP kills on the grounds that the PvP kill counter is inherently linked to your GCW faction, rank, and GCW points generated.

To prevent further confusion I would even ask that the counter be renamed to GCW PvP Kills and only count kills in combat in which both parties are Special Forces before combat is initiated between the two parties. However, this would admittedly be rather low priority. I would prefer the dev's time be spent working on areas of the game in need of more attention such as the weapon enhancements, addressing the mustafar weapons, and spending time just ironing out some of the small stuff where they can. That said, I will be sure to add this to my agenda to ensure it does not slip through the cracks.
 
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Shouldn't you be asking for input on that change before making that call. Possibly in the form of a playervoice and possibly with the input from other Senators (i.e pvp senator)?
 

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I have recently been informed that the only Bounty Hunting kills counted on the PvP kill counter are when you are factional and hunting someone of the oppostie faction for a bounty regardless of Special Forces status. As such I see this behavior to be a bug that needs correcting: Bounty Hunting kills should not be counted on PvP kills on the grounds that the PvP kill counter is inherently linked to your GCW faction, rank, and GCW points generated.

To prevent further confusion I would even ask that the counter be renamed to GCW PvP Kills and only count kills in combat in which both parties are Special Forces before combat is initiated between the two parties. However, this would admittedly be rather low priority. I would prefer the dev's time be spent working on areas of the game in need of more attention such as the weapon enhancements, addressing the mustafar weapons, and spending time just ironing out some of the small stuff where they can. That said, I will be sure to add this to my agenda to ensure it does not slip through the cracks.
Why would you assume the bug is that people of the same faction during a bounty would not want to have their PvP kills recorded as well? I'd group that in with the same 'bug' that neutral PvP kills are not calculating.

There is a PlayerVoice process for a reason. You've essentially hijacked it and taken it in a completely different direction than the original poster.

It is a PvP Kill Tracker. PvP Kills (with the exception of PvP Kills during duels for obvious reasons) regardless of the faction of the involved parties - should be calculated and displayed.

There is more to PvP than GCW - and it should all be captured.
 
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You have my full support on this player voice, PvP kills work a simple kill counter no matter your affiliation, thank you for your input and cheers from your pvp senator