You Are Doing it Wrong

I play this online game Legend of Green Dragon about twice a day. When I do well, I want to see how I compare to other players. So I click a link that shows all warriors. It feels like most of the time I get the following message:
Too many accesses: Your subnet has accessed this page too many times in the last 24 hours. Sorry, but this page requires a huge amount of resources to generate, and we can't afford the resources to have people just crawling all over this page. Try again tomorrow. 
Ummm. This should not be too hard. You just need to show me a list of players ranked by level and experience. How hard could that be? If you are running some sort of mikey mouse database that cannot support this in real time, then cache the results and show me those results that are a little stale.

Heck. The base code for the game is open source. Might be time to take matters into my own hands. How hard can it be? I think the stuff is written in PHP.

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