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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby MoB Deadly on Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:38 am

Wooooooo hoooooo wow... Changes!!!
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby OliverFA on Fri Sep 06, 2013 2:00 pm

bigWham wrote:
OliverFA wrote:
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Sprechen wrote:I'd like to be able to create games with minimum rank requirements. For example, limiting those who can join a game to two ranks below mine and above. This works really well on a chess site I use.


pop on over to the Suggestions forum with your suggestions!

i think that one has been put forward many times but they'll let you know


Unfortunatelly the suggestions forum is not very active right now. I have submitted a couple of ideas lately and got not much answer, mainly from people who said "We don't like your suggestion because it's different to how we are playing now and would force us to change our way of thinking".


let's change that OliverFA!

you, me & the rest of the Club will turn this around!!

you can see Suggestions getting implemented, no? I know we have a lot of catching up to do... but believe me we will be taking Suggs seriously. Aside from implementing suggestions (the important part), the process is being worked on too.


I take pride of the Trench settings suggestion (Previously Adjacent Attacks ;) ) Not my own suggestion, and not the only supporter, but with no doubt one of the most active ones. So yes, I saw suggestions implemented even before. Now that you have dinamized the site, we will no doubt see a lot more suggestions implemented :D

By the way, one suggestion that seems really interesting is the "Infected neutrals" that have been around since I first joined long ago. I am no related in any way with that suggestion, but I think it's worth taking a look at it because adds a complete new dimension without having to program any AI and with a component of predictability that is desirable in an strategy game.
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby OliverFA on Fri Sep 06, 2013 2:05 pm

betiko wrote:
greenoaks wrote:
OliverFA wrote:
bigWham wrote:
Sprechen wrote:I'd like to be able to create games with minimum rank requirements. For example, limiting those who can join a game to two ranks below mine and above. This works really well on a chess site I use.


pop on over to the Suggestions forum with your suggestions!

i think that one has been put forward many times but they'll let you know


Unfortunatelly the suggestions forum is not very active right now. I have submitted a couple of ideas lately and got not much answer, mainly from people who said "We don't like your suggestion because it's different to how we are playing now and would force us to change our way of thinking".

have you got links to those because all i've seen is people point out the flaws with your suggestions.


Lol exactly.
Oliver, this is not someting personal and you seem to see it as such. Your suggestion is an open gate for new types of cheating and abuse (survivor mode). Stop inventing stuff up. I love all novelties and I play all type of games, probably like most people completely against your idea. Most people are against it because of all its flaws, deal with it and stop making stuff up.

Otherwise, bigwham, the minimum\max rank thing has been proposed about a million times. The suggestion moderators just archive it as rejected, with no discution possible. This was lack's vision of the site. It is purely rejected each time because the previous admin was against it. Since this is such a popular request, we would be interested to have your personal opinion on the matter. Is this something that could be reconsidered to satisfy a large part of the community?


Maybe I misunderstand things, but those criticisms appeared to me far from constructive and more like "no because no", that's why I get tired of answering them. No point in getting angry about that. However, I promise to take a look at it with a fresh approach and try to improve my suggestions.
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby iAmCaffeine on Fri Sep 06, 2013 2:54 pm

Great work. As always, I really appreciate your work rds, blake and others involved. And bigWham, you've made a huge impression almost instantly.
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby The Dominatrix on Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:50 pm

Since yesterday I have only been able to play one game at a time every time I go in to create a game error button comes up why?????
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby DoomYoshi on Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:27 pm

Re betiko:Max rank has not been rejected.

Re OliverFA: I don't like the Survivor mode because stacking players (which are present in very many escalators and even win some of them) will get more of a reason to just stack.
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby blakebowling on Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:32 pm

The Dominatrix wrote:Since yesterday I have only been able to play one game at a time every time I go in to create a game error button comes up why?????

What error are you receiving?
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby OliverFA on Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:42 pm

DoomYoshi wrote:Re betiko:Max rank has not been rejected.

Re OliverFA: I don't like the Survivor mode because stacking players (which are present in very many escalators and even win some of them) will get more of a reason to just stack.


You are judging a setting just by one of many options. Not all settings will work equally good with all the different options.
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby Shannon Apple on Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:52 pm

=D>

bigWham wrote:
betiko wrote:
Otherwise, bigwham, the minimum\max rank thing has been proposed about a million times. The suggestion moderators just archive it as rejected, with no discution possible. This was lack's vision of the site. It is purely rejected each time because the previous admin was against it. Since this is such a popular request, we would be interested to have your personal opinion on the matter. Is this something that could be reconsidered to satisfy a large part of the community?


Yes, open it back up for consideration.


Good to hear. I would definitely welcome this as well. :)
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby Lindax on Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:32 pm

Shannon Apple wrote:=D>

bigWham wrote:
betiko wrote:
Otherwise, bigwham, the minimum\max rank thing has been proposed about a million times. The suggestion moderators just archive it as rejected, with no discution possible. This was lack's vision of the site. It is purely rejected each time because the previous admin was against it. Since this is such a popular request, we would be interested to have your personal opinion on the matter. Is this something that could be reconsidered to satisfy a large part of the community?


Yes, open it back up for consideration.


Good to hear. I would definitely welcome this as well. :)


I would still like to see a system (mainly for speed games) where you can set up a game with the ante being 10, 20 or 30 points (for example). If you join, no matter your rank, you play for those points.

Example: I set up a 7 player escalating speed game with an ante of 20 points. The winner takes 120 points, the rest lose 20 points.

As an added option it would make speed games a lot more attractive.

Lx

PS: I can't post in the game chat of games I'm not in. Is that another update? If so, I don't like it....
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby blakebowling on Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:00 pm

Lindax wrote:PS: I can't post in the game chat of games I'm not in. Is that another update? If so, I don't like it....

This is actually a bug. I've now fixed it.
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby VicFontaine on Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:12 pm

Lindax wrote:
Shannon Apple wrote:=D>

bigWham wrote:
betiko wrote:
Otherwise, bigwham, the minimum\max rank thing has been proposed about a million times. The suggestion moderators just archive it as rejected, with no discution possible. This was lack's vision of the site. It is purely rejected each time because the previous admin was against it. Since this is such a popular request, we would be interested to have your personal opinion on the matter. Is this something that could be reconsidered to satisfy a large part of the community?


Yes, open it back up for consideration.


Good to hear. I would definitely welcome this as well. :)


I would still like to see a system (mainly for speed games) where you can set up a game with the ante being 10, 20 or 30 points (for example). If you join, no matter your rank, you play for those points.

Example: I set up a 7 player escalating speed game with an ante of 20 points. The winner takes 120 points, the rest lose 20 points.

As an added option it would make speed games a lot more attractive.

Lx

PS: I can't post in the game chat of games I'm not in. Is that another update? If so, I don't like it....


Could be neat, but would almost nullify the ranking system completely since a cook could "gamble" 700 points and...well.
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby maasman on Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:21 pm

VicFontaine wrote:
Lindax wrote:
Shannon Apple wrote:=D>

bigWham wrote:
betiko wrote:
Otherwise, bigwham, the minimum\max rank thing has been proposed about a million times. The suggestion moderators just archive it as rejected, with no discution possible. This was lack's vision of the site. It is purely rejected each time because the previous admin was against it. Since this is such a popular request, we would be interested to have your personal opinion on the matter. Is this something that could be reconsidered to satisfy a large part of the community?


Yes, open it back up for consideration.


Good to hear. I would definitely welcome this as well. :)


I would still like to see a system (mainly for speed games) where you can set up a game with the ante being 10, 20 or 30 points (for example). If you join, no matter your rank, you play for those points.

Example: I set up a 7 player escalating speed game with an ante of 20 points. The winner takes 120 points, the rest lose 20 points.

As an added option it would make speed games a lot more attractive.

Lx

PS: I can't post in the game chat of games I'm not in. Is that another update? If so, I don't like it....


Could be neat, but would almost nullify the ranking system completely since a cook could "gamble" 700 points and...well.


Easy fix there, just set the limit to the current ones, 1-100 points lost. Plus, who the hell would join that game :lol:
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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby rdsrds2120 on Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:37 pm

I feel like this could be abused by friends...I'll be sure to discuss it with BigWham!

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Re: Update 9/5/13

Postby patrickaa317 on Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:58 pm

maasman wrote:
VicFontaine wrote:
Lindax wrote:
Shannon Apple wrote:=D>

bigWham wrote:
betiko wrote:
Otherwise, bigwham, the minimum\max rank thing has been proposed about a million times. The suggestion moderators just archive it as rejected, with no discution possible. This was lack's vision of the site. It is purely rejected each time because the previous admin was against it. Since this is such a popular request, we would be interested to have your personal opinion on the matter. Is this something that could be reconsidered to satisfy a large part of the community?


Yes, open it back up for consideration.


Good to hear. I would definitely welcome this as well. :)


I would still like to see a system (mainly for speed games) where you can set up a game with the ante being 10, 20 or 30 points (for example). If you join, no matter your rank, you play for those points.

Example: I set up a 7 player escalating speed game with an ante of 20 points. The winner takes 120 points, the rest lose 20 points.

As an added option it would make speed games a lot more attractive.

Lx

PS: I can't post in the game chat of games I'm not in. Is that another update? If so, I don't like it....


Could be neat, but would almost nullify the ranking system completely since a cook could "gamble" 700 points and...well.


Easy fix there, just set the limit to the current ones, 1-100 points lost. Plus, who the hell would join that game :lol:


Definitely not a fan of this idea. A lot of people would play games for 1 point. A lot of farming would be done against the noobs that think they can win 50 points, etc. All I see is potential for abuse and people working the system on this.
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