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Baits/Groundaits/Lures

 

Baits - This section contains suggestions related to baits and crafting them, and also live baits.

 

Cultivate your baits for example plants in a small greenhouse or worms on land or keep live bait fish in an aquarium etc

Add making your own custom boilies and dough baits

Add a limit to the amount of bait a player can buy/hold at one time

Crafting your own boilies like GB would be great

Increase chance to catch specific bait based on the ground/water type and environmental factors like rain, temperature etc

Add pop up boilies / Add a few more 8mm sized boilies of the existing ones

Fishing with floating bait, like bread or floating pet food

Introduce the following baits: Dragonfly, Wax Worms, Scuds, Freshwater Shrimp, Grass Shrimp

Crabbing (drop some crab pots around using fish meat)

Harvesting fish pieces from fish gives a chance of randomly getting Fish Roe ( Even from the first level of harvest skill that allows fish pieces)

Option to make Rotten fish pieces

Decide yourself what to put in your feeder. For example, mix groundbait with maggots

Add particle baits for carp fishing

Add dips for Corn

Make clearer what Pellets contain, and add info to the GB components what components are good for fish species

make live fishing available from first level

Cause live bait to act like a normal bait once a fish is on the line

Have larger boilie packs with a bulk discount

Sandwich bait skill should be available for bottom fishing too

Two boilies on one hair rig

make eel more responsive to groundbaits and stinky baits ( they hunt by smell)

Small lampreys should become a bait that you can harvest with the shovel or the scoop

add baits chestnuts ,acorns, and peanuts for common carp

add bait peanut butter dough (peanut butter, flour, salt)

Increase the size of bait fish, it`s too hard now to catch a decent amount without them getting bad

Change the min/max weight for Gudgeon Baitfish, every baitfish has at least 50g between the min and max weight but the gudgeon only has 20 (from 40g to 60g)

Allow the purchase of all baits in the shop with silver, with the baits previously only available for gold having a very steep price.

 

Lures - This section contains suggestions about lures and crafting them

 

Show the name of the person who made handmade lures in our inventory (similar to how it is done now for GB)

Ability to change hooks on lures from quick selection

Ability to use harvested worms and things as loose feed or chop em up throw em in GB

Add chatterbaits

Able to craft lures without hooks

Add a description to lures like wobblers to clearly inform player if the lure is diving, sinking or diving sinking type

Filter all lures without hooks when we press B

UV or glowing lures and jigs for Burbot

ability to paint lures from start of lure making tree

rebalance lure so that players have reason to buy cheap lures (like making the * rating refer to lure durability and action and not attractiveness overall)

Add Big pike specific lures like huge spinnerbaits and big prerigged soft plastics

 

 

Groundbaits - This section contains suggestions about groundbaits and crafting them

 

Please get rid of the ground bait making fails.Contributing nothing to your skill is penalty enough

Make ingredient selection on GB or bait screen to stick with the last choices you made

Combine ground bait of the same make and quality to a single quantity, instead of portions of 20 pieces

Automatically fill the item selection for crafting, unless there is more than one option to select GB

Reduce the cost of ingredients for making ground bait

Able to sell ground bait at the stores

hide groundbait ingredients once bait is crafted

Groundbait effect continues to increase the longer you fish an area

Grounbait has a larger area of effect

more groundbait additives such as; carrot, waxworms, fish pieces,freeze-dried flies, etc

make catfish prefer dead (expired) live baits as opposed to live ones

groundbait quality 10/10 all the time

Peanut butter as food item, also additive in groundbait

Add possibility to save your GB recipes. For example first time you do custom bait and name it, it comes an option to save that recipe. Later, if you want to make same GB, you just choose one of your saved recipes and all the ingredients fills automatically

Make it so that when you’re making ground bait you need at least 1 base 1 additive and one attractant to make ground bait

Auto loading for ground bait with feeders and pva sticks just like regular bait

Add timers to show expiration of groundbait on latest rod thrown

Add timers to rocket feeder to show expiration of groundbait

Allow renaming of groundbait after crafting

 

Misc. - This section contains suggestions about baits, groundbaits and lures that does not fit into    the other categories or is a suggestion about more than one of them. 

 

Change the crafting "failures" to reduced quality instead of item loss

Quick Item Selection Order- To list the normal GB's (Bream, Tench Mix example) and Shovels and scoops at the top of the list instead of the bottom

Change crafting using items with multiple units so only one unit is used per craft

assortment of cool baits like crayfish tails, big larvae, mussels as a reward for reaching 100% in bait harvesting skill, and some cool ingredients like dried crustaceans, caviar smell, etc... as a reward for reaching 100% in groundbait making

Re-adjust the level for anything that requires an ingredient to its higher requirements

 

Gameplay

 

Boats  - This section contains suggestions about boats and functions related to them

 

More stable boats, even when anchored the boat spins too much, trolling with wind is too hard / Double anchor, one at the bow and one at the stern, so you don't turn all the time

Add possibility to use feeder rods on the boat - stands for feeder rods/a way to put feeder and float rods down in a boat

Add the possibility to buy a permanent boat / Add kayak that you can rent or buy permanently / Rowboat for rental

Add ability to make own permanent boats/yachts. So in later time if you add larger/deeper zones with only own made boats/yachts. On yachts a large deck for feeder rods and floats. 

Starting from rowboats and ending with large deck yachts where you are able to use all three rods/smoke fish

Ability to extend boat tickets

Add maps that are ONLY for made boats/yachts without boat rental - so anyone who doesn’t have own boat can fish only from shore

Add auto pilot for boats

Add 3 speeds to trolling mode "J", like 1. Super slow speed like drifting, 2. Current trolling speed and 3. A little faster or be able to regulate the engine power linearly, from idle to max, without fixed power presets. In this way we would be able to tune the boat speed as desired

Make it so we can "drift fish" in a boat at Sura. We should be able to start up at the top of the map and turn off our engine and just drift down the river and fish without hitting the bank constantly. The current should keep us in the middle of the river or at least off the bank

Add effects to boat(like waves)

Electric motor for trolling

Esky or tackle box in your boat

Add boat rental ending alert while on land

add a boat dock to old burg

 

 

Bite Indicators - This section contains suggestions about bite indicators and functions related to them

 

On-screen rod indicator, handy for hard hearing or when trolling. or even when feeders are out range because you looking at other spots with spin/float;

Make that these new sensors for bottom fishing stop beeping after 3 or 4 times / Bite indicators not to go off when reeling in your line with Y. Every time I go to tighten line it beeps 4 times

Feeder bells / bite alarms changeable after being cast out

Add possibility to adjust the volume of the bells on feeder rods

Change Bite indicator position attached in front of reel and first line guides,with short animations movements up and down and sound & light if fish bite

A button to turn off bell sounds while fighting another fish

Add different beeping sound depending on running speed of fish

reduce player energy loss when piloting a boat ( sometimes a player can get tired by turning a boat around without catching any fish)

Add possibility to regulate the intensity of light on bite alarms

Add more different bells and horns

 

 

New content - This section contains suggestions of new content requested to be added to the game

 

Add fly fishing / Saltwater / sea / beach fishing

Wildlife movement in the game

Add Bass fishing

Character choice male/female

Add clothes to protect your energy from bad weather (rain or storm) and increasing comfort and as consequence max energy/energy recovery / Add hip waders and chest waders / fishing umbrella

Add ability to buy a house in towns

Add NPC to town that tells you some fish bait preference for the area like when you travel to fish abroad

Add more dynamics to the fish models  - adding length as well as weight; short fat fish or long skinny ones, just add some variety other than always catching the same looking fish models; some age indicators like scars on fish that live in predator-infested areas, and scars on smaller predators

Add species Kollar Carp / Add species Roach/Bream hybrid /Add species Rudd/Bream hybrid/Add species Rudd/Roach hybrid/Add species Koi to Bear Lake/Add species Rainbow Trout to Kuori Lake/add species- turtles/Add ghost carp as a species to the game

Add Amur river as level 22 map

Add player created campfires

Add placing Waypoints

Give an animation for when you land the fish, such as holding it in order for us to have a better idea of the size and take screenshots

Add depth indicator for feeder rods

Create an unhook phase of the fish with some skill tree

Npcs in cafe area

add ladder phase (6 months to a year) to game with top players entering a competition at the end of each ladder phase on an unknown map with new species

to add onto another suggestion-replace common carp at mosquito with koi carp

Use of Atv's or bikes to get around lakes

A few different folding chairs for purchase, which aid in comfort loss and stamina recovery

New item in the workshop weather radio

Different types of flashlight. From basic to very strong LEDs

Add fishfinders both for on the banks as in the boats

Adding lakes/rivers/sea from European/American/Asia continents and country's with possibilities of travelling to different country's using real-time (ex: travel from Spain to the United Kingdom choose the travel method car 12h realtime/plane 3hrs realme) / Choosing a date and hour to start the travel even if players is online or not. And possibility to chose where to go fish in that country (ex: important lake/river/sea not all even fictional names should be ok)

Introducing the seasons: spring, summer, autumn, winter(water freezes and fish pike on hole,made with ice drill

Add Amazon River

Deep sea maps in Russian waters with tides and swells

Add Lake Ohrid to the game

add the Netherlands to the game

a saltwater desination where fish such as halibut, salmon - and for the really adventurous; greenland shark

Add a pop up tent to protect players from the rain and provide a 30-50% reduction in comfort loss, that has wear and a need for replacement parts with consistent usage.

 

 

 

Fish Behavior - This section contains suggestions about modification of fish behavior and fighting styles

 

Remove the chance of a fish fleeing without any reason

Adjust Sterlet fights to be more aggressive

Signalization more noticeable for wary fish like Zander, and also more aggressive fish like chub/Signalization more noticeable for Ides

Revert sturgeon fight mechanic and increase aggressive behavior

fish jumping on line with chance to throw hook; more realistic fish fight with jumps and less fish stamina especially for asp and salmon/trout

Add carnivorous fish hunts, fish preying on insects, and carp broths

Able to locate fish by shadows, air bubbles, splashes

allow fishing in areas of map that appear to be open but or inaccessible, or add visible obstacles to show that area cannot be traversed by player

reduce fish stamina (especially for fish such as carp and catfish)

have fish stamina relate to temperature (the colder it is the more lethargic the fish are)

Increase bite rate on the bigger fighting fish such as sturgeons and taimens.

 

 

Functionality - This section contains suggestions related to the act of fishing itself

 

Able to move your head/sight independently

Ability to collect mussels with hands when we see them stuck to rocks and stuff

Increase the flashlights radius to match the cameras max field of view

Add note system for the maps - so we can add/mark/edit our own cords/locations on the maps

Floats more visible so not lost in weeds and reflections

Pole disassembled or reduce for ease of landing on 8m poles

zooming in zooms in on bait and not on rod tip when holding rod

have fish stamina relate to temperature (the colder it is the more lethargic the fish are)

Make "green flagged" fish easier to catch by them not being as affected by attractiveness as trophies

Better accuracy with the landing net so you aren't chasing the fish in circles

I would like to suggest increasing the chances of getting a trophy such as perch, sichel, herrings, chub, vendace, ripus, grayling and mussels ect. Especially for a spin fisherman with 100% in spin fishing. Basically all of the ''smaller'' species that can be caught with a lure should have an significant increase at the chance for a trophy while spin fishing, with all char species excluded due to their good exp/silver gains

Decrease wear on gear and decrease chance of breaking gear

Add a 1-5 star rating that goes up and down in real time, depending on how good your jig stepping or stopping and going

The tip of match rods should be in the water, to make sink the slack line under the surface of water (in order to reduce effects of the wind)

Add straight retrieve indicator

 

 

Misc. - This section contains suggestions about gameplay that do not fall under the other categories


 

Add stats in-game money spent/earned

Ability to order items from the shop when sold out, so it will be delivered when items arrive, you pay when putting an order

Repair times to count down even when you are not online playing

Open up Bear Lake then we can fish from the other side

Adjust cafe orders to better suit lakes they are on

Add possibility to see cafe offers and stock in the store to save unnecessary trips form any position on the map

Warning message for the camping light when a player is 20 m away. The lamp is put back in the backpack

Add weekly challenge cafe orders which give increased coins, cash or items

Make events during which a specific fish species has increased trophy chance/size/reward

Make short-lived in-game daily events showing which fish will have increased fishing rate during that day. (F.E: Salmon Run)

Add more equipment slots for groundbait/gathering

Remove the chance from common carps biting bread/worms in mosquito lake to avoid punishing beginners so much

Add pop-up tips explaining the risks, such as GB, rod types, reels, equipment parts when repairing, how to make a safe rod setup, etc. / Also add a button to access the same tips in-game

St. Patrick event with green water body color

Special type of fish who give u gold coin after selling

Increase the bite % of larger fish / Decrease the bite % of smaller fish

Spinning, Feeders,Carp Rods,Picker, etc individual groups into backpack

Change the allowed size of fish used for harvesting to something like the usable range for live bait fish to not flood the game with fish pieces

Change the harvesting of fish pieces into a 3 level skill in the tree with the lowered failure rate and increased yield as skill develops

Resign button in competition after it has started

In game information on where to use certain items

Add fishing leagues

Add different size fish for harvesting bait fish to match the hook size that is used for live bait

Add different fish species for harvesting baitfish

Add Barbel to Winding Rivulet

Food combinations for extra bonuses

Add the ability to recycle old fishing line

Make atm so we can also deposit silver

Able to cut the line off of spool of line to match the amount of line to the reel capacity specs

Have a global fish market, which can be seen from the menu and prices vary according to supply and demand

Move the boat station on Volkhov to the island so it is closer to the middle of the map

Option to adjust drag when rods are on their pods

Leave the last reel speed settings they way they were for the next time you go fishing (after game restart)

Add a food item or breakfast item at the Cafes to provide those who have done orders with a good quality meal

Add the "daily challenge" fish

Create some loyalty system on workshop and cafe shop - give some bonus

Add when you are harvesting with a shovel and a scoop to fine old lures and pocket knife etc

Add to be able to buy skill points and skills at a certain level

Add a "weekend event" feature. Perhaps not every single weekend, but occasionally have weekends where a specific species is featured

Add on the lake info list fish species, what size they can get too in that lake and list of baits

Add something to prevent you from being teleported when your boat licence runs out even when you don't have more tickets in the backpack

show a smaller version of when trolling or show the inner circle of compass on map

Adjust the length of Beluga to conform to the weight

Change migration so that spots do not completely die out, but simply run low

Reduce the wear on gear

Have 1 section for all water bodies with subtopics for each fish

Make extra happy hour for premium players permanent

Add wind direction and speeds to forecast, also show weather of week before

View cooking recipes without fire lit

Bridges at Akhtuba

Lower gold cost, lower bite rate of small fish on gold bait/ gold needs rebalance ( way too expensive in my opinion to justify price)

Add small reward to weekly regional record holders for each fish, maybe gold bait

double the value of gold baits e.g. 60 rhino beetle larva for 1.50 gold

add periodic sales to in-game store (for gold and silver stuff)

a reason to release the tiniest of fish

rebalance food mechanics as player-crafted foods have little or no benefit for their price ( if a potato + tea can fill a player up just as well as a 100$ caviar, why make the caviar?)

prevent players from digging worms in certain areas such as on docks and boats (makes sense) and around the food carts (to prevent bots)

a bit or broken line removes only the amount of line that was out at the time of cutting

Start happy hour upon first catch instead of log in

Choice between bonus silver or experience for happy hour

Have the listing in store main section show weight and price for the whole reel series

Add separate volume control for reel only

a reason to fish the swampy puddle at cottage pond (perhaps stock with crayfish and frog)

Lets have one notification when the week ends about winners of leaderboard, like one single notification to tell us it's done and in the winners  table

A new rate (price) for the ingame drinks

Players should be able to use corks on the bottles when making homemade wine

Add a pricelist at the fishmongers at every lake showing the price/kg

Implement a fish encyclopedia, it starts out empty and when you catch a fish, it registers and gives more useful information about the fish to help players find it (where it likes to be, what baits it prefers, weather conditions, temperature and etc.). Similar to a players catch statistics, but with more info

When you eat or drink, display some info about how it will affect the player. How much hunger/comfort it will satisfy, will it restore energy, will it decrease health. How long will the comfort stay increased, how fast will your hunger decrease after eating a certain food item. Also, putting some numbers next to the status bars and how are they being currently affected (weather,fighting a fish) would be really useful

Add a new type of ultra rare trophy called the "secret" fish. Basically it could be very rare hybrid of two species or simply a type of fish that should not appear in certain water body but somehow got there. Very hard to catch and ultra rare - not a huge monster, but small that can give lots of XP or silver reward

Add fish/craw traps that add an extra bonus silver per day. Traps that you can use when you go offline and should work like normal fishing(with hotspots or just dead zone)  So make it skill or level based too - where with skill increase you can use larger traps and to make more interesting make it 24hr and fish are all rotten so you should have to check them daily.  Make them with less chance for rare/trophy fish and custom made bait for those traps for increased chance

I suggest a balancing on the harvesting mechanics, decrease the energy cost and increase the energy bar refilling

Make cafe orders repeatable but with diminishing returns, say loose 25% of the price each time you turn in. this will give more incentive to fish certain species to fill the orders. also helps the lower level player base gain silver to better their gear

Add a place to sit down for your character

Add bonus exp for NOT keeping the small fish and release it like in real life

make the time in game pass slower, The way RF4 works is - lots of fiddling with equipment, lots of looking for new fishing spots, lots of trial and error, very long fish fights - as it suppose to be! So why time passes so fast?

suggestion for Comps: Make it so you can select rigs/rods without having to select a type of fishing (for example.... Choose Baitfish , but not type of fishing so people can use, Float or Bottom)

Change striking the fish from ctrl + RMB to one key, for instance RMB

Add more benefits for Premium: free tackle repairs, and a little gold per Premium 'membership' bought, free repairs

Roadmap to future of the game / Game development road map so players know what part of the game devs are working on

Add a fish of the day to the cafe, making that fish worth extra silver for that day.

Add a tackle truck to Bear Lake with a limited amount of items for sale that changes at random intervals.

Add a seaplane cafe to Bear Lake that lands periodically with cafe orders to be filled.

Make shovel and scoop have an infinite stock amount on all maps.



 

Tackle

 

Float fishing  - This section contains suggestions about float fishing

Float crafting / More options for float

Add a Float Fishing Plummet

Add a float tube (Belly Boat)

Surface controllers *or surface floats* are used specifically for floating baits on the surface

Be able to change shot weights on the fixed float setup

Add float paternoster rig and/or santee rig

adjust telestick line so there is not excessive slack line

add robust elastic to the tip of telescopic rods to cushion against fish runs

Ability to use 8m telestic as a 4, 5, 6, or 7m rod

add floating beads to shop

Improve fixed line rods, the strike/pull in fish with that type of rod is no good atm. Ingame anything above 1kg is dragged near shore and player is unable to pick it up without using net

Add properly weighted wagglers in game, the ones we have today are missing shots on the line and need to be much deeper to be seated correctly, only the red top should be above water on most of them

Ability to adjust the sinkers on the line

 

Bottom fishing - This section contains suggestions about bottom fishing

add heavier reels to feeder/carp rods ( Saltwater size) for large sturgeon

Add having telesticks without float, like bottom telesticks with small sinkers

Add more carp rigs and other modern carp things

 

Spin Fishing - This section contains suggestions about spin fishing

Add more low profile reels and stronger ones like a 11kg drag

Option to add a leader to the three-way jigging rig

Add bait runner reels (front and rear drag)

planer boards for trolling

 

Misc. - This section contains suggestions about tackle that do not fall under the other categories

Ability to see the quality(Star Rating) of the gear in our inventory

increase craftable leader length

add future ability to craft rods to player requirement

craft steel leaders

add cooler that can preserve a small portion of fish in keepnet forever ( useful on large lakes such as Akhtuba or for waiting for a cafe order)

show breaking strength for hooks

Add rod stand options or making these ones more leveled

Add possibility to see star quality of your hooks in inventory, would be especially useful for triple hooks

Add a rod pod for 3 rods instead of the 1 by 1 stand

Add a circle with the model of reel with micrometric and normal clutch

Decrease gold price of items in the shops

Add the ability to buy some tackle items, broken into player level brackets that players can buy directly for a discounted price.

 

Performance

 

Graphics and Appearance - This section contains suggestions related to the graphics and appearance of the game.

 

Add lock screen, so on dual monitor setups mouse don't go on another monitor

Rain falling in water see drops how fall in water with option to enable and disable this from settings for low pc spec

Smaller graphical representation of boat motor

Game announcements on an in-game menu instead of chat

Redesign zoom and binoculars centring to show more of the water when lifting rod to be able to hook a float rig

Better contrast between text and their background

UI scale for all resolutions

Add 1920x1080 resolution as a option for the windowed mode

Add option to display FPS in the game

Visual optimization on floats

Add Window Borderless option mode

Frame limiter in options

Improve storm graphics

Remodel Lake Trout art

When viewing a caught fish in 3D mode we need something of fixed size in the frame, something that is always the same size so when the fish is next to it, we get a sense of scale - Maybe a beer bottle?  A bottle of vodka?

Add different colours on the illuminated part of the luminous Waggler float series

Add a zoom out choice when trolling so you can see both poles from where you are sitting

reduce notification size

add refraction to water

correct graphic on Tagara 10000 reel

Ability to see other players on the same map

Add more graphics options for high end users

 

Competitions - This section contains suggestions about competitions

Countdown timers for competition showing how much time left for competition to start

On the player's screen a tab that warns that competition is running

Warn players to move if they are at different lakes to move if they join a competition

Once the player is in competition and rules are changed/edited, player should get notified about the changes

If player join a competition but got disconnected, player should still be in the competition even if competition started before he came back/had a chance to join again

Maybe a competition host should get the ability to make levels within levels. For example: General comp: level 15 - 50 -Prices for 15-22, Prices for 22-28, Prices for 28+

Make medium lvl comps 13-23 lvl not only till lvl 22 as it is now

in a competition with more than 350 players 11-25 get 3 days premium

Hide players blacklisted if this option is added so they do not appear in competition chat

When a comp is anounced in the chat, can you put in info spicies are needed in the comp?

 

 

Misc. - This section contains suggestions related to the game systems that do not fall under other categories.

 

Gamepad support

An in-game setup which devices play game sounds; More control over sound levels - for example being able to turn down the sound of boats without turning down the sound of rod bells

Ingame measurement in lbs/kg and imperial/metric switch choice

Possibility  save point from your current position when closing the game or making a teleport

Add a friend list

When a record fish appears in chat it would be great if the lake/river where it was caught was shown

Reduce the order fish size, many have requirements above the lake record

Giving away items a standard / non-premium feature

Allow players to place items as competition rewards

Add an auction house

Be able to hit G to go back to live view after pressing it to check the fishing rod setup

Keep all game sounds active when in menu's or crafting screens

When you catch a trophy fish, it shows on chat it was a trophy

Real-time in-game pass not like now 1h/1d in game; atm we tend to have bigger and bigger maps, harder and harder fights, that makes the target of certain species that bites on only a certain time, really hard and stressfull, sometimes the fish spot is at I9, you go there to fish for only 2-3h ingame and has to go back to fish somewhere else, sometimes isn't even worth to spend the time travelling there cuz it's too late already... I think we could make the ingame day last longer, 2h IRL, not sure about how long, but it's really painfull. Obviously there's the point that you will have to wait more to fish for that specie, but, it gives you more time to plan and fight the other fish you're targeting while wait the correct time

Option to gift premium/golden coins

A better way of scrolling down to the items we want to send to another player as the scroll item only shows when you mouse the mouse wheel up and down and it's too small / Also the ability to select multiple items to send to players

Allow copy and paste in chat

Hide/Show buttons for each item in the inventory, with a "show hidden" button at the top

Add reset cast key

Some sort of mark or stain on the ground where you have dug for worms/bugs (bait)

Remove some skill tree complexity

Add the date when each fish was caught in fish statistics

Add separate list in the statistics for all of our Trophies

Add confirmation button when buying expensive items

More information of caught fish in player statistics

Remove the directory/folder information when taking a screenshot

Make it 10 gold for a full reset of all skill points instead of 5 gold per section

Make the eye smaller when looking at the rod info

Add the RF4 portal a database of currently available equipment, lures and other things that can be purchased in the game along with data such as weight, stiffness, price, etc

Place a notice board on the menu screen to inform events (competitions)

Add custom naming scheme ( like light feeder, heavy feeder, night bolognese etc)

Decline or send back button in private messages for received items

 Personal best catch chat notification (for every fish)

 In the login screen, it will be nice to have the option  to remember the password

Add button in-game menu for teleport to Town

Able to assign hotkeys, for instance, food and drink

 A menu hotkey to see prices at the cafe/market so you know what to fish for

Add a function able you to change your status to online, invisible, busy, etc in chat

Add an option in-game to turn off either mouse smoothing

Add moderation functions for the creator of the private channel

Change names of Regions to Language when checking records and ratings

Being able to watch the maps even though you are not on that map

Increase the number of records shown in the classification table to 10

Add an option for premium players so they can see what fish has been last hooked on a certain rod

Make all large fish go to your heaviest setup

Add Wiki page/spreadsheet/list with all the different rods and reels and their properties

Store all personal in-game messages on server side, not on the player pc

Remove the absolute records from players that migrated to other regions servers from the previous server

Add possibility to have a flag of player next to his nickname

Delete the tooltip that says to get a big hook if you want to catch big fish

Add a trophy perk to PVA stick

Add Video/Audio record a session to local hard drive

Add artwork videos like showing how the fish/lake get painted and of course the colour part in a time-lapse video

Add Information about the staff - the roles and what they do in RF4 - missing the credits from every person who is involved

Add different colours or sounds for messages in chat for things like Trophy, lost bait, lost fish

Two-step verification like google authentication

Implement a WOW or shocked/excited face (Emote) to the forum for post reactions

Add option to see through web page table of records of all regions, same like Russian forum has already

Evaluate RNG when crafting live bait

Join multiple channels at once and have a drop down to switch between them

add search option to shops

add ability to put personal notes on map

increase forum mailbox size

Map selection option before loading last fished map

Rewards for posting information about the game

Add red flagged world record trophy, triggered when player catches a fish bigger than absolute global record

Allow discussion of new patches

Add absolute and current weekly records to website

Add scaling to current maps

Add kick option to private chat

Better forum arrangement, such as a granular forum

Have yearly leaderboards and keep track of previous yearly leaderboard winners

On 100% completion of bait harvesting a special congratulation screen like the one which appears when you reach next level

database feature to match setups virtually

add ability for players to carry rod between boats and shore

Add seperate rewards for every 10 levels in the record list (weekly also)

Make the UI customizable so players can change it as desired

Add an indication in the menu that Happy Hour is active, how long remaining

when inactive have it display when it will be available again

Being able to close the "unsuccessful" message when crafting by pressing the space bar, currently you can only click it

Include an explanation of the icons above the "action bar" in the tutorial

Being able to see a record of which style of fishing; spininng/bottom/float a person uses the most and maybe displaying the current equipment they're using (would help us newer players to see set ups to learn the game)

Do a reset on all servers, reset all player stats and refund all gold, so do a complete wipe basically

Allow rebinding of the movement keys

Show number of fishermen in the place (as it was before) even if they are not in global chat and see fish that they catch

There are several help pop-ups arising in the game even when the help assistance has been deactivated, they should be masked;

It would be great if we could hear the background sounds when crafting for live bait or GB or removing stuff from the backpack

Add Integrated MiniMap

Cancel the private channel and the encrypted channel, and only keep the world public channel and regional channel and local channel

Rework the lower caps feature in messages to allow proper capitalization of words( ie Levo instead of levo, UL instead of ul, Gudgeon instead of gudgeon, etc). Feature should only activate transforming to lower caps when entire sentences in CAPS

Remove grid effect for far tree (billboard)

 

 

"At this point we would like to offer a big thank you for all your suggestions! Many of you are getting creative thinking about how to improve the game and many of these suggestions have already found their way into the game.

 

Unfortunately, we can not respond to every suggestion, because this would often lead to wrong timing expectations on when content will be added or content dissociation. Even if we add a 'like' under a suggestion, please don't take this as an announcement. 

 

We do take all the suggestions that make sense to us and assign priority to them.  We hope that you continue to support us with your creativity and expertise, and that as many of you as possible will find your proposal in an upcoming update.

 

Best regards,
Your RF4 team "

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First of all I want to say I am sorry if this is not the right place to post suggestions. 
Second of all here are couple suggestions: 
1. Having a backup server that in case of main server going down or being DDOS as it was these few days, can kick in while the main server will be fixed or DDOS repelled. 
2. Offline patch with good anti cheat solution + offline logs with AES 256 Encryption that will get uploaded once server is back on so progress is not lost even in case of server down or DDOS attacks or any other issues that can occur. 
Thank you. 

 

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Thank you for your suggestions.  We appreciate you trying to help. Rest assured we do have a plan of action we are taking, and we hope the problems will be resolved shortly.

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On 9/2/2019 at 3:37 PM, Crucian said:

 Rest assured we do have a plan of action we are taking, and we hope the problems will be resolved shortly.

BAHAHAHHAHA.... Yeah, sure ya do pal. Sure ya do. Do you seriously expect us to believe rf4 "has a plan" AKA: Solution. The last patch wasn't a fix, it was merely rf4 fishing for answers, rf4 basically says this in the patch notes. HOW does a company screw something up so badly that they themselves CANNOT fix their own screw up? I mean that takes some serious skill. I've defended rf4 MANY MANY TIMES, with multiple premium accounts to my name, But at this point, Like MANY others within the community, we're all about to tell ya to take a flying leap. I've plenty of reason to be upset at this point, so deal with it.

WE WANT RESULTS, NOT MEANINGLESS TALK.

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41 minutes ago, BADFISH1 said:

BAHAHAHHAHA.... Yeah, sure ya do pal. Sure ya do. Do you seriously expect us to believe rf4 "has a plan" AKA: Solution. The last patch wasn't a fix, it was merely rf4 fishing for answers, rf4 basically says this in the patch notes. HOW does a company screw something up so badly that they themselves CANNOT fix their own screw up? I mean that takes some serious skill. I've defended rf4 MANY MANY TIMES, with multiple premium accounts to my name, But at this point, Like MANY others within the community, we're all about to tell ya to take a flying leap. I've plenty of reason to be upset at this point, so deal with it.

WE WANT RESULTS, NOT MEANINGLESS TALK.

We understand your frustrations Badfish.  We are not asking you not to be upset.  We are all players just like you and want to see problems resolved just like you do.  The problems have gotten noticeably better and should continue to get better as we keep working to resolve the issues.

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not sure if this has already been suggested but i would love to see the use of livebaits and other baits such as fish pieces an nightcrawlers to be allowed on spinning and casting set ups

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hey, i had an idea run through my mind last night,  i am a big member of the marbles on stream community. There they have options for streamers to purchase tournament kits. It a cool idea i wanted to bring up, its a way for the community to better know the streamers who may not be seen otherwise. some ideas on what it would include may be a one or 2 hour tournament, shout out in game, maybe have different tier packages for different prizes wither it be a gold premium package or a gear package regardless the streamer would pay for these packs and then he would use them to create content for his/her channel and get their name out in the community

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Hope I didn't miss it in the list above but it would be nice to have more types and more colors of wacky worms. 

 

 

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At this point we would like to offer a big thank you for all your suggestions! Many of you are getting creative thinking about how to improve the game and many of these suggestions have already found their way into the game.

 

Unfortunately, we can not respond to every suggestion, because this would often lead to wrong timing expectations on when content will be added or content dissociation. Even if we add a 'like' under a suggestion, please don't take this as an announcement. 

 

We do take all the suggestions that make sense to us and assign priority to them.  We hope that you continue to support us with your creativity and expertise, and that as many of you as possible will find your proposal in an upcoming update.

 

Best regards,
Your RF4 team

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The lake completions I think are a great idea but could have alot more impact. Keep first time completion as a medal which most will want to accomplish but then add after you gain the medal they reset and thereafter you receive a large silver reward for further completions. A reward worthy to be comparable to just sitting on the hotspot of the week. I believe it would add much needed depth to the game.

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I would like to suggest you completely overhaul the float fishing section. One float is currently viable and that is the standard 4 grm night float which I use in the daytime as it is the only float that can be seen . Poor colour choice and brightness means all the floats are almost impossible to pick out against the backdrop and tones of the water. Black floats are needed for overcast and rainy days where the majority of the water has a mirror like surface. Pastel colours are very difficult to pick out. Also there isn't 1 single river float in the game. balsa top with long metal insert in the bottom of the float to add buoyancy with either an eye fitted near the top of the float for the line to pass through and to pass through 2 separate rubber slide on connectors that fit on the steel rod insert in the bottom section of the float. Known as top /bottom fishing. gives total control of the float as it passes down the current. You cannot fish bottom end only rigs on fast moving water the rig will just be pulled under by the current and the float will sit awkwardly in the water.

           Wagglers are just another name for a float that can be cast at distance and because of their longer depth are perfect for lakes and slow moving canals. 12-18 inches normally made of one piece peacock quill or balsa some are stepped as in they taper towards the tip. Only the last inch ,2 max should be visible above the water not the current 2 foot . Nobody on earth would fish like that. Think of a drinking straw you get in one of the cinema mega drinks that's the size of a standard waggler. Wagglers are for the most part bottom only method as in the line runs through a connector at the bottom of the float but they can also be made to top and bottom with a rubber placed over the top inch of the float so as to make it a top/bottom method . This is ideal for deeper fast flowing water. But the colours of the current floats need to be much brighter and deeper in colour as it is too difficult to see them at any distance as they blend in to the scenery or go missing in the background. 

        Please ,please add a catapult to the game for loose feeding this is an integral part of fishing . I cannot stress this point enough .. Loose feeding attracts fish and keeps the fish already in your catch area interested and will if done correctly keep them there for the duration of your stay. any keyboard key can be adopted for this. i.e. any key not currently used in game. When pressed a circle appears on the water and using the mouse to direct the circle and the wheel or +/_ buttons to select the size of the area the bait will land in L/click the mouse and the loose feed will go to the hi-lighted area on the water .

 

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Credit for this suggestion goes to user woodingot#0539 on the official Discord server.

This suggestion is for the trade system: add a simple checkbox or button to confirm a trade. This avoids the possibility of people stealing items or trades not being what was agreed upon beforehand. See this screenshot of Warframe for an example. Without both players ticking the "READY TO TRADE" box, the trade will not happen. Any changes made to the items either player is trading automatically unticks the box. Once both players have checked the box, an additional button comes up to complete the trade. It's nearly foolproof. Complaints are very rare in proportion to the amount of trading done everyday.

 

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Please add an option to turn off "reality reaction to booze" it makes me sick and turns my stomach upside down, making me wanna close the game instantly. There must be something to figure out to prevent people from abusing the alcohol in the game. The current feature literally sucks.  

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Add a delete account option and vacation mode option.  Vacation mode for players who want take and extended break (7-14 days minimum) but preserve premium time purchased.  

 

Not sure which I would choose right now given my aggravation with this game, and the sunk cost fallacy that keeps me mindlessly catching trash fish...

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