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Re: no bad dice!

Postby Thezzaruz on Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:15 am

jleonnn wrote:ok...right, you say that everytime


Well the thread was last up 6 weeks or so ago and if you search for "no dice" you find the old thread within the 10 first results. Not that hard I'd say...
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby Renegades on Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:52 pm

No dice at all would suck. But we could limit the dice's influences in such a game type. For example give it a 20% chance on a double win, a 20% on a double loss and a 60% on an equal hit. That would make it more equal than the curernt dice
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby Halmir on Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:49 am

But where would CC be without it's regular revisiting of the dice issue? :D

I quite like the idea as i've suggested something vaguely similar in the past (guaranteed minimum damage, but with some dice element in my one). However, the forums are just for venting dice moans, ideas aren't actually picked up and acted on or anything ;)
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby AAFitz on Sat Jul 11, 2009 7:56 am

people will complain even then... further, if dice were not a factor, theyd complain about the drops not being random

This is a game based on dice, and made fun BECAUSE of the possibilites. If a 4 couldnt occasionally kill a 12, it would not be a fun game. And, not any more realisitc, because in real life, certainly 4 divisions, 4 platoons, or 4 men, can certainly defeat 12 grops of the same size... thats the point of the randomness.

Chess gives you the same odds every time...this does not, and never will...and therefore is an nice cross between poker and chess.
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby Fruitcake on Sat Jul 11, 2009 10:56 am

AAFitz wrote:
Chess gives you the same odds every time...this does not, and never will...and therefore is an nice cross between poker and chess.


I am interested how you come to that conclusion. This game seems far more like poker than chess.
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby jleonnn on Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:14 am

well... I stink at chess
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby brutalsleeper on Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:55 am

I can see where your going but it will take out the risk from a game and will make games predictable.
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby Kotaro on Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:56 am

.....
Terrible.
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby brutalsleeper on Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:04 am

Kotaro wrote:.....
Terrible.

Be nice it's not terrible it's just fundamentally flawed.
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby Kotaro on Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:05 am

brutalsleeper wrote:
Kotaro wrote:.....
Terrible.

Be nice it's not terrible it's just fundamentally flawed.


In a game like that, there will be millions of games that never end, because all you can do is suicide, because you're both evenly matched.
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby Darwins_Bane on Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:06 am

My objection would be that it takes all the strategy out of the game. everyone will be doing the exact same thing and everyone will just BFI (brute force and ingnorance) their way through anything.
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Re: no bad dice!

Postby Thezzaruz on Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:16 pm

Geez, could a mod lock this already? :P

Or possibly merge with his other duplicate thread (that people started responding to). Or even merge it with the older "No Dice" threads (links in the duplicate thread IIRC).
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Dice do not matter games..

Postby jammyjames on Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:51 pm

Concise description:
  • Create a game type in which dice do not affect it.

Specifics:
  • When attacking a 4 for instance.. the player will lose 4 armies.. attacking a 2, the player loses 2.. etc etc

This will improve the following aspects of the site:
  • Make People that complain about dice ( including myself ), not have that opportunity
  • Really show the strategic skill of the players
  • Add a fun new setting for players to be able to enjoy

Im not sure how much different coding and what not this would require from the big man, and whether or not it would be feasable.. feedback would be nice :D
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Re: Dice do not matter games..

Postby the.killing.44 on Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:53 pm

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Re: No dice games

Postby jammyjames on Sat Nov 21, 2009 1:15 pm

yeah... incorporate this idea. as it would be an optional extra method of gameplay, its not affecting anoyone that does not want to play it!!!
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Re: No dice games

Postby Beckytheblondie on Sat Nov 21, 2009 1:45 pm

PJDH wrote:No autoasalt and random each dice separately!!! Not all dice at once like now!!!

Are you kidding? You made the rank of General?
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Re: No dice games

Postby pmchugh on Sat Nov 21, 2009 10:38 pm

jammyjames wrote:yeah... incorporate this idea. as it would be an optional extra method of gameplay, its not affecting anoyone that does not want to play it!!!


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Re: No dice games

Postby hahaha3hahaha on Sun Nov 22, 2009 1:10 am

Beckytheblondie wrote:
PJDH wrote:No autoasalt and random each dice separately!!! Not all dice at once like now!!!

Are you kidding? You made the rank of General?

Yeah lmao this guy has obviously never played mogul or other maps like that. ROFL imagine playing speed 1v1 city mogul without auto assault.
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Re: No dice games

Postby knubbel on Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:29 am

i want this implemented!!!!
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Re: No dice games

Postby Fruitcake on Thu Dec 03, 2009 7:55 am

Funny that nearly two years after I started this thread it still garners responses.

I still believe it would be a good option, and the original poll showed that the majority thought so as well.
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Re: No dice games

Postby jammyjames on Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:43 pm

Fruitcake wrote:Funny that nearly two years after I started this thread it still garners responses.

I still believe it would be a good option, and the original poll showed that the majority thought so as well.


yeah i made a thread an not got directed to yours... so i bumped your up :)

great idea, and it should definately get implemented
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no dice

Postby leonidusofsparta on Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:06 pm

how about no dice as an option-you simply lose 1 for 1
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Re: no dice

Postby kampo on Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:11 pm

what happens 2v2 ?
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Re: no dice

Postby Fuzzylogic99 on Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:14 pm

its a interesting idea I just dont think mechanically it would work.There too many bugsand issues .I also think this has been brought up several times b4 and rejected for the same reasons
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Re: no dice

Postby BrutalBob on Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:25 pm

That would wipe out about half the forum complaints.

Would be interesting for a "look" but it possibly wouldnt work well in a two player game as the first one to get a bonus of any type would win.
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