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04.24.2021 , 03:42 AM | #6
Quote: Originally Posted by Mongorr View Post
It could easily be resolved on dev side by just making these settings persistent. It shouldn't be hard to store these values in a database. It would be so nice to have all the interactive decos (especially those that look bland when switched off) already "switched on" when we log in.
It wouldn't be hard, but it's still an extra field that would have to be set to *something* for every single decoration that anyone places. Even if it's nullable, you still have to store the null. Placed decorations are almost certainly the *most* numerous data record in the game, ahead even of the data records for player outfits (up to 16 per character!), even if only one percent of players place them.

That means a *lot* of storage for the persistent state.
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