Really though, I'm making this thread because I want to hear what people have to say about the player guards of SL2 in a constructive manner. Unlike how it's typically spewed out at random, since I feel people never tend to voice this opinion to those who'd be able to make good use of hearing it, preferring to rant to friends unrelated to the guard instead.
Regardless of your ranting preferences, now is your chance to criticize to your hearts contents. Try and keep it civil and name-calling to a minimum, this isn't meant to call people out. If you have an issue with a specific guard player, take it up with them first. Due to the nature of the role, it's both an IC and OOC responsibility to fairly handle offending players.
I'll start with a complaint I and several others have had in the past.
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Jail times. Jailing players serves little to no purpose beyond a soft-ban from the game, and while deserved for particularly egregious or outright stupid cases, a means of punishing the player ICly more than OOCly should be formed. Reforms to the Fort to offer more things to do for prisoners have been brainstormed and considered, but it's been pushed to the side since there isn't much will or demand to see them through.
Some may suggest lowering the sentence time to compensate, but as Chaos already put forth before, it may be a better idea to hand out more lasting punishments befitting the crime, such as fines or in more serious cases, amputation. This runs into a plethora of new issues, hence why it hasn't been mobilized immediately. Such as people trivializing such penalties or outright not wanting their character to be permanently penalized in such a manner.
In the end there isn't a perfect solution to the Jail Time problem. The first step is recognizing it's an issue, and that stuffing people into the fort for weeks at a time isn't conductive to roleplay. It just makes most people unwilling to do criminal activity on characters they actually enjoy, and making alts to do crimes instead so they can log out of them for the entire jail period and just play another character they like.