Rift essentially eliminated botters, quitters, and AFKers in their Scenarios,
If you think this, I got some swamp land in Florida for sale you might be interested in.
Muzzle your inner overbearing mom with the punishment routine. Instead, how bout adding something positive? Like warzones interesting enough and varied enough so that people want to stay? Something with decent matchmaking and a game that allowed for some strategy? Something, anything, other than 8 person teams fighting over a node, and then again a node, and repeated ad nauseum.