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[GO] Manual Territory Selection: Choose or Draft Territories

Postby dan n on Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:19 am

[MOD EDIT: The suggestion to allow players to manually select territories has been brought up many times. The suggestion has never been implemented primarily because it would take a long time for games to begin. Of course, the common response to this is that it would only be an option, and users would play at their own risk. This thread is the result of merging several identical suggestions that make no changes other than to allow manual territory selection. Variations on this theme are indexed below.

One option that would decrease these concerns would be to allow this option only for speed games. The main concern here (and when this idea is brought up in response to many of the suggestions here) is that many users say they would not like/play this option as it would prolong "speed" games. Another response is that speed game-only features benefit a relatively small number of the users on this site.

Another option would allow this only for private games.

Please note that having each player submit a preference list won't work either. Territory selection in the second and later rounds is often conditional on what was selected in previous rounds.

If you see a suggestion that should be merged here, please post a link or inform a moderator.

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Here is my problem with this site...the reason the top players all play too many doubles is because singles is all about luck. On your site you never get to pick your own countries or decide how many men you put on each to start. So if you start out with bad countries and you get bad luck on the dice on your 1st turn, then you almost have no chance to win...luck plays to large of a part in a game where strategy is supposed to. I shtere any way to allow the players to pick their countries or at least decide which armies go where to start?
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Postby Ronaldinho on Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:31 am

Its fine the way it is.
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Postby dan n on Sun Dec 03, 2006 7:45 am

why is it fine? Great answer. This is a forum to discuss opinions and all you can say is.."it's fine" Why even bother saying anything at all. Maybe it's fine for you because you need luck to win. Imagine playing chess when every game is set up for you? Don't get me wrong, I know Risk is not chess..just trying to prove a point.
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Postby nyg5680 on Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:01 am

this topic has been brought up atleast 2 times and i think it has been shot down both times because it is just fine the way it is like wut ronaldinho said
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Postby nyg5680 on Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:07 am

http://www.conquerclub.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2900 there happy its under pending on lacks to do list
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Pick Counties before game

Postby Fircoal on Sun Dec 17, 2006 4:51 am

I looked and I didn't see this suggested. (Of course there are so many files, and the titles didn't suggest any of this) SO I'm sorry if it's alreay been suggested.
When creating a game a person should get the choice of making it a game where the players pick their location in a draft format. This would create a different type of playing style. I'd like to see this happen.
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Postby reverend_kyle on Sun Dec 17, 2006 4:59 am

this has been suggested, and is quite impractical.
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Re: Pick Counties before game

Postby Ronaldinho on Sun Dec 17, 2006 5:17 am

Fircoal wrote:I looked and I didn't see this suggested. (Of course there are so many files, and the titles didn't suggest any of this) SO I'm sorry if it's alreay been suggested.
When creating a game a person should get the choice of making it a game where the players pick their location in a draft format. This would create a different type of playing style. I'd like to see this happen.



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Postby sfhbballnut on Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:25 pm

yes it has been suggested and its a great idea
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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:29 pm

not a good idea...
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Re: Pick Counties before game

Postby RobinJ on Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:36 pm

Ronaldinho wrote:
Fircoal wrote:I looked and I didn't see this suggested. (Of course there are so many files, and the titles didn't suggest any of this) SO I'm sorry if it's alreay been suggested.
When creating a game a person should get the choice of making it a game where the players pick their location in a draft format. This would create a different type of playing style. I'd like to see this happen.



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Postby max is gr8 on Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:38 pm

The downside

world map 2.0


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Postby Fircoal on Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:28 pm

I see mixed reactions. The downfall would be it's longer to start. But nobody has to play with it on.
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Postby sully800 on Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:34 pm

max is gr8 wrote:The downside

world map 2.0


1-1-07 00:00:00 Game Initiated

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1-6-10 23:59:59 Game incremented to round 1


lol


^^^Fixed
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Postby Sargentgeneral on Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:36 pm

terrible idea. It takes away from the beginning strategy of the game. You need to work with what you got.
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Postby Fircoal on Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:44 pm

sully800 wrote:
max is gr8 wrote:The downside

world map 2.0


1-1-07 00:00:00 Game Initiated

<snip>

1-6-10 23:59:59 Game incremented to round 1


lol


^^^Fixed


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Postby Wisse on Sun Dec 17, 2006 2:47 pm

max is gr8 wrote:The downside

world map 2.0


1-1-07 00:00:00 Game Initiated

<snip>

1-6-07 23:59:59 Game incremented to round 1


lol


nah better be this:
1-1-07 00:00:00 Game Initiated

1 chosed 3 country's
2 chosed 3 country's
3 failed to chosed 3 country's (time up)
4 failed to chosed 3 country's
<skiped>
3 gets muttiple choice to chose 3 country's :P
4 failed to chosed 3 country's
<skiped>
4 failed to chosed 3 country's
4 is kicked out of the game for not choosing countrys
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1-6-07 23:59:59 Game incremented to round 1
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THATS a SWEET IDEA!!!

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Postby spiesr on Sun Dec 17, 2006 5:20 pm

Problem=If choosing 1 at a time takes long time, if choosing sveral whoever goes first get's advantage, also what happens if you miss round?
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Postby Bad Speler on Sun Dec 17, 2006 6:51 pm

This sounds like a bad idea, but could be good with the real time option once that is implemented.
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Army Place Phase??? Like Original Risk?

Postby AnthraX1 on Tue Mar 13, 2007 11:38 pm

Is there an option to not have the pieces randomized in the beggining, becaouse in the original risk I found this the most fun and important part of the game, I am pretty new to conquerclub so I do not know if this is possible?..?
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Re: Army Place Phase??? Like Original Risk?

Postby Ehriggn on Tue Mar 13, 2007 11:48 pm

AnthraX1 wrote:Is there an option to not have the pieces randomized in the beggining, becaouse in the original risk I found this the most fun and important part of the game, I am pretty new to conquerclub so I do not know if this is possible?..?

I'd like that option too!
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Postby joystickgenie on Wed Mar 14, 2007 2:09 am

I would like this as well. but it would be exceedingly annoying with the 24 hour time to take your turn. You could be a week in and still not finished setting up the board.
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Postby boberz on Wed Mar 14, 2007 5:16 am

you could organise it freestyle and anybody who does not place within the time limit gets chucked out
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Postby moz976 on Wed Mar 14, 2007 8:04 am

Initial troop deployment is already on the to do list. Check it out at the top of this forum.
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