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Postby JMody on Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:44 am

There needs to be individual dice rolls. NEEDS TO BE!!! I am sick of these dice. I feel alienated by them. lol.
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Postby andreweberman on Mon Jun 04, 2007 11:23 am

If old games will eventually be deleted, there should be a way to save the information on to your personal computer. That way you could save a few of your more unbelievable wins for "posterity" cough*bragging*cough sake.
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Re: game board history

Postby KennyC on Wed Jun 06, 2007 3:01 pm

ertang wrote:I know that a more detailed game log is in the works. However, I would like to see a game history board. Where I could click on it and see the how the map looked after every turn. So, when a game is over, I can go back and look at how I started, and how the winner started and learn from there. Just a thought.


This thread is on the To-Do List even though it has not been brought up in awhile, but I wanted to emphasize the above point. This would be a huge tool in learning more about the game. Also it would be a great tool to help the multi/secret alliance hunters identify suspect scenarios, improving the integrity of the site even further!!
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Extended Game Log

Postby KennyBlankenship on Tue Jun 12, 2007 1:50 pm

Have an option to see the standard game log or an extended game log. In the extended game log you would see not only the deployments and fortifications, but where the player attacked, the dice rolls, and the advances.
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Postby yeti_c on Tue Jun 12, 2007 2:09 pm

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Postby AK_iceman on Tue Jun 12, 2007 5:21 pm

Yep, thanks yeti_c. Game Log 2.0 is already on the to-do list. Please check that before making a new suggestion. Thanks :)
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Game Log Details

Postby Lance Thrust on Wed Jun 20, 2007 6:31 pm

Forgive me if this may have been brought up before, but I would find it helpful if the game log displayed more detail when describing who attacked whom. It shows how many armies each player received, but only says "Player X attacked Country Y and conquered it from Player Z". Sometimes I find myself trying to figure who hit who for how many armies. Furthermore, if someone 'softens' you by hitting without conquering, that never shows up. So in a nutshell, here is what I would like to see:

An indication (in Game Log) of how many armies attacked how many armies regardless of the outcome.

i.e. - Bob attacked Iceland (5 armies) from Greenland (10 armies) conquering it from Doug
or - Jay attacked David in Alberta (3 armies) from Ontario (5 armies)

or something like that...

Thoughts, anyone?
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Postby USAFA2011 on Wed Jun 20, 2007 6:44 pm

I like this idea as well, would make it easier to keep track of things in non RT games.
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Postby Keredrex on Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:08 pm

Great idea.. it would help in all game types... Like in LOOOONG Sequential games... it would show you who Softened your armies if multyiple Players attacked your area... Example>...
Red-Attacked from Greenland (7 armies) to Icelands (12 armies).... then green attacked from Norway (10 armies ) to Icelands (5 armies) and conquered from Cyan
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Postby dominationnation on Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:49 pm

this is a great idea. In fact it is so good that it has been susgested before! If you check the sticky at the top of this page you wil see a thread called the *to do* list. If you look on thier it will give you everything that has been susgested and what it has been marked. And while you are checking stickys you might want to check the one that shows the correct fourm for posting susgesions. Thank you :D
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Postby Lance Thrust on Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:22 pm

Okay, I'll plead ignorance since obviously you have been around here a bit more than I have. But, I did check the sticky and didn't see anything related to this. (That is why I posted). I did see the note which said:

"Please continue to post all new suggestions and ideas in new topics, and any opinions on the exsisting topics below in the designated thread."

So that is what I did.

I went over all the topics twice...which one is it you are referring to, Dom?
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Postby dominationnation on Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:28 pm

Lance Thrust wrote:Okay, I'll plead ignorance since obviously you have been around here a bit more than I have. But, I did check the sticky and didn't see anything related to this. (That is why I posted). I did see the note which said:

"Please continue to post all new suggestions and ideas in new topics, and any opinions on the exsisting topics below in the designated thread."

So that is what I did.

I went over all the topics twice...which one is it you are referring to, Dom?

:? Im pretty sure its there. I will check again to make sure though.

Edit-Yeah if you click here you can see the origanl thread with the susgestion.
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Postby Lance Thrust on Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:03 pm

Cool...thanks dom. I figured somone should have mentioned it.

But it never hurts to keep the idea alive... :wink:
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Postby dominationnation on Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:04 pm

Lance Thrust wrote:Cool...thanks dom. I figured somone should have mentioned it.

But it never hurts to keep the idea alive... :wink:
dont worry. Lack will get around to it :wink:
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Postby Lance Thrust on Thu Jun 21, 2007 11:59 am

ahhh...I just found it in the link that Dom provided above. It is called Game Log 2.0, and looks like it is in the To-Do list.

Thanks again Dom...!
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How many armies at the start of your turn (log change)

Postby Ghost715 on Mon Jul 23, 2007 12:57 pm

How about how many total armies someone has?
Message now has:
Ghost715 receives 3 armies for 2 territories
Change it to:
Ghost715 receives 3 armies for 2 territories (23 armies)

That way when you are looking at logs of other games after they are over, you can see how strong they were at a given point. Like 2 countries for someone, but how many armies? Like why didn't someone take those two out? Having it logged how many total armies someone has at the start of their turn would be useful.
Can't be that tough to program, you are already counting the number of countries.
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Postby unclejoe on Mon Sep 24, 2007 1:18 pm

I second the comments of KennyC and ertang. Some type of game "slideshow" where you could rewind the game to whatever round you chose, and then click to watch the progression of the map/game log sequentially would be really helpful, especially when you are playing a lot of games and trying to review what's happened since your last turn before making your latest move

I also like the idea of being able to show people truly spectacular games after the fact without hard to visualize verbal explanations.
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Postby Yablonsky on Mon Sep 24, 2007 3:15 pm

I want to preface this with the fact that I really do LOVE CC, but when I played over at DominateGame.com, they had a graphical pie chart showing how many armies each player had as well as another pie chart showing the countries each player had. This was EXTREMELY helpful in making decisions of attacking or not a particular opponent.

Just a suggestion.
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Postby GreecePwns on Mon Sep 24, 2007 3:43 pm

Yablonsky wrote:I want to preface this with the fact that I really do LOVE CC, but when I played over at DominateGame.com, they had a graphical pie chart showing how many armies each player had as well as another pie chart showing the countries each player had. This was EXTREMELY helpful in making decisions of attacking or not a particular opponent.

Just a suggestion.
I hope i'm interpreting this correctly...

If you download the CC Greasemonkey Script, you can got # of armies, territories and armies due next turn, as well as a Strength Factor that (normally) can tell who is the strongest player.
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Postby vinnie2k on Tue Sep 25, 2007 2:17 pm

I'd love a replay feature. I suck and I get eliminated early, but at least I could watch the endgame from the sidelines :-)
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Postby remydog on Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:47 am

My 2 cents - please do something to make the attack logs more informative. I would love to know when an opponent has made an attack without having to try to remember what armies were where in the previous round and then looking to see what changed. This might even be a change log, showing how many of what color armies were in each country at the beginning of the round and how they changed from turn to turn.
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Postby Herakilla on Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:01 pm

remydog wrote:My 2 cents - please do something to make the attack logs more informative. I would love to know when an opponent has made an attack without having to try to remember what armies were where in the previous round and then looking to see what changed. This might even be a change log, showing how many of what color armies were in each country at the beginning of the round and how they changed from turn to turn.


try using the note to self to mark any territories you want watched.

e.g. Kamchatka 12 armies round 2

if you come back on round 3 and find that Kamchatka has 3 armies then you can conclude that it was either attacked or attacked
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Postby remydog on Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:11 pm

Great suggestion for local situations, but does not give an overall view.
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Postby Herakilla on Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:51 pm

well when i need to use note to self for that, i only care about specific territories so it works well for me
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Postby pimphawks70 on Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:05 pm

I think it would be pretty cool but would clog up the game box!
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