1) No more special reserves. This means that players on reserves are to only have the rank that they earned and cannot do thing like tryouts/promotions/demotions and they cannot be promoted. What are the reasons that one should obtain a reserves rank? They physically cannot access their computer School/work Medical (in hospital or too sick to get on) Other personal reasons that disallow them from getting on their computer Saying "I want to play a different game and I'm just tired of this faction." If you can get on your computer and just do not want to play MRP, you will not receive a reserve rank. If you want to leave for another faction, you may get a reserve rank at the cost of a minimum of 2 rank demotion if below O-1. If you are an officer, you will be placed down to 2LT. If you decide to come off of reserves, you must work your way back up following the proper cooldowns.