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Spec Ops - Duplicate naming confusion

Sat May 30, 2020 11:28 pm
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Introduction
Several Spec Ops missions have the same name, but are actually not the same mission. Offering different rewards across identically named Spec Op missions creates potential confusion. 

Brief
Currently (circa UPD43) exactly the same Spec Ops names are used across different levels in the regions (and other segments of the game) but these are actually different Spec Ops missions. Records (and discussions) of Spec Ops have to contain additional information (in order to precisely understand what someone is talking about) when there are no unique names.

Suggestion
If the Spec Op contains: different rewards, and/or appears in different levels (delineated by a group of regions), and/or different segments of the game, then: give them unique names.

Comment
Coming up with different Spec Op names should not be too difficult to do in my opinion. A junior programmer could be given the task to go through and perform a tidy up here.

Reference / example
The following thread shows confusion between:
1. a 4* mission called "RPG Lockdown" that appears in 4* Spec Ops (R8-R10), and,
2. a 4* Mission called "RPG Lockdown" that appears in Clan Ops - Domination.
These two missions are not identical yet they have the same name.

viewtopic.php?f=2031&t=701023#p3975601

Offer of additional information
Other examples of Spec Op missions that are identically named but appear in different regions can be provided on request.
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Here's an example of a Spec Op called "Stranded Civilians". It appears as:
a. a 4* Spec Op in Clans - Domination, and
b. a 4* Spec Op in R8, R9 & R10

These two spec ops are not the same missions - they have different rewards, different durations, etc. Why then do they carry the same name? See suggestion above in this thread.
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Another example of this is the Spec Op named "Hostile Harbor".

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SnipeyMcSniperFace wrote:
Another example of this is the Spec Op named "Hostile Harbor".

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Of note: Now UPD49 has been rolled out this problem is now worse than it was previously.

Please Gameloft, either explain why this confusion has been allowed to continue or simply fix this issue.

In my opinion, with UPD49 you have missed an opportunity to remove confusion from the game but instead you have added confusion. There does not appear to be any logic here, hence the request for an explanation (above).

For example:
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