A threat only really works if they have a monopoly on force. More to the point, death is meaningless in Worlds Adrift. Your character retains everything they learn, so anything lost can be regained in a short time. Also, always have a cannon on your ship. Many people are unwilling to try anything if they think there is any chance of retaliation. I also recommend blitzing through the badlands and acquiring the time-bomb schematic, that way you can make every attempt on your life costly. Nothing in Worlds Adrift is irreplaceable, not even your life.
It’s a PVP server. They aren’t really mean about it just annoying for players who don’t want to join. I think in the end this will be an interesting story for players on the PVP server. Will they make it, or will their all or nothing approach to recruitment cause other alliances to unite and start clubbing all the lowbies they’re recruiting? Will they be able to provide enough support and protection to those lowbies to keep them in the alliance long for them to get enough knowledge and make it into T4 and the end game pvp? Most likely they will fail as the top tier pvp players destroy anyone sporting the Join or Die logo. But it will be an interesting story.
I think the management of JOIN OR DIE will be targeted, but the people who were “coerced” into joining won’t be the target. One thing for sure is that people inside JOIN OR DIE won’t have to worry about other member of JOIN OR DIE.
Killing me while flying, or even jumping on my ship and destroying it? I am fine with that. Killing people that are building their ship, new, and ordering your people to kill other players while they are building their ships? Disgusting if you ask me