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Postby Fruitcake on Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:52 am

Further to the no dice thread. Give your vote.

Remember, this is as an option, it does not mean you have to play it.
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Postby Fruitcake on Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:54 am

err, sorry owen, slight cock up in the brain department there....done...perhaps one the mighty mods could tie these 2 together.
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Postby Mr Unbeatable on Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:56 am

I love the idea as i think the dice play too much of a role in deciding the winner of a game. Got my support. :wink:
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Postby owenshooter on Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:58 am

Mr Unbeatable wrote:I love the idea as i think the dice play too much of a role in deciding the winner of a game. Got my support. :wink:


yeah, dice deciding the game in a BOARD GAME is just ridiculous... ahem...-0

p.s.-where is the poll?!!!
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Postby owenshooter on Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:59 am

is this merged yet? ha!! you are killing me today fruity!!! let me cast my vote... oh wait, since we cast the dice, maybe i shouldn't use that term...-0
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Postby wacicha on Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:03 am

I believe this belongs here
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Postby Fruitcake on Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:04 am

mailed the mighty wicked to ask for it to be merged owen, just for you
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Postby Fruitcake on Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:07 am

Thanks wacicha, still learning about this forum....and how.
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Postby jiminski on Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:42 am

owenshooter wrote:i want a poll, damnit!!! where is the poll!! a guy as clever as you are, and you can't figure out how to add a poll?!! get with it fruity!!!-0


Agreed!


Personally i instinctively don;t like the idea but you make some good points.

For me it would mean that a good lump of the emotion and drama would be taken out of the game.
Imagine Formula one without the crashes! Sheese that would be like watching pants go around in a washing machine.

Imagine in Football if every decision, in every game were correct and decided by flawless computers which measured every movement.
It would take away a huge portion of the injustice which keeps us all talking in pubs and coming back for more. The game requires a good but imperfect referee. Our 'Random' dice serve as our flawed adjudicator.


The element of luck keeps the best players trying and the worst interested.
If people wanted purely a battle of unadulterated wits, CC would stand for Chess Club!
The dice act as a cushion to soften the acceptance of our intellectual inadequacies and a brake on our cognitive bravura.

In short by taking away the dice you fundamentally alter the dynamics and essence of the game.

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Postby yeti_c on Fri Feb 08, 2008 9:48 am

Right here's a question...

If both sides lose the same amount of armies - what happens when it's 2 or 3 vs 1...

Who wins?

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Postby Snorri1234 on Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:00 am

Worst idea ever.
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Postby jiminski on Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:14 am

I am all for it!

that way when it is merged i can't be wrong!
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Postby BaldAdonis on Fri Feb 08, 2008 10:28 am

Fruitcake wrote:have you played a no dice game?

Yeah, all the time, right after I play tic-tac-toe, connect four, and my other favourite predetermined games. Then I pick up a rock and drop it to see if it will fall: I still think someday it won't.
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Postby insomniacdude on Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:12 am

Audax wrote:
Why is this in GD?
It's been discussed 2034804823 times, and people don't believe it should be implemented because it cuts away from the actual "Risk" aspect of the game.


Apart from the obviously silly number which has nothing positive, I fail to undertstand hwo you can say this. How many threads appear on this forum about the dice????????


Based on your low post count I'm going to assume that you don't check the forums a whole lot.

I've seen more threads about dice then on any other subject even kind-of sort-of maybe relevant to CC.
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Postby BaldAdonis on Fri Feb 08, 2008 11:13 am

insomniacdude wrote:Based on your low post count I'm going to assume that you don't check the forums a whole lot.

I've seen more threads about dice then on any other subject even kind-of sort-of maybe relevant to CC.

(Pssst... I think that's his point)
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