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Identify and report "box"-tribes

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Identify and report "box"-tribes

Because I just have the problem that next to my base foundations from a box tribe were built so close, that I couldn't place anything. I thought I would show how to find out who is behind it and how to report these people.

Of course many players will already know how to proceed, but this should be a little help to defend against griefing. 

This is what it looked like when I discovered the foundations:

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As you can see, you only see boxes and so you can only enter the place and time in a report. But this can be very unsatisfactory, because you don't find out who is behind it.

So I looked for ways to display the other languages. 

I found this helpful manual: 

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5. On the GENERAL tab click Set Launch Options and add the following "-culture=all"

The important thing at this point is that you leave out the ". 😅

Additionally I have installed the language packs for Windows. https://www.itechtics.com/windows-10-language/

After that was done, the result looked like this:

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The problem that arises now is how to type these characters to display them in the report. I used this page where you can draw them with the mouse and they will be displayed in a way that you can copy them: https://www.archchinese.com/ But there are actually an awful lot of these pages.

In any case, the result then looked like this: (快乐 [啊刘] )

With this I had at least  the name and the tribe.

But now the Steam Name was still missing to complete the report. Now I was lucky that the person in question had written in the chat and I had set the Show Steam Name under Options. 

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If you open the Steam View, you can see who is on the server with you and go directly to the profile.

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Of course it is always a good idea to have a site like https://www.battlemetrics.com/ to show you who is playing with you, but it has its weaknesses when it comes to players named 123. 

I hope this little guide can be a help to some of you.😊 Please play fair.

 

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Yes, ark global font has been around for a few years, anyone can google it to find it easily, but u posting their steam (which can be easily enabled in settings, just need to explore it) and tribe name might go agianst the forum rules of naming and shaming.

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I've blanked out the steam name and all possible identification. If you see a steam name anywhere, let me know and I'll edit it. 🙄
Also, I wrote that many people already know it, but found a summary of how to proceed helpful. 

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