Another webDip F2F tournament will be held in Marlborough, Ma, USA Aug 22-23. See here for more info.
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We're almost at 28 so I think we should maybe wait until we get there instead of cutting people who are interested in playing.
So, that's 3 spots still open. Any interest anyone?
I'm thinking we'll have 420/n scoring system. 48hr for pp, 36hr for gb and fp. There will be 6 games that will start in groups of 2 spaced apart by a month.
1. PP/FP 2. FP/GB 3. PP/GB
Using the diplomacy tournament software I can optimize it so that nobody plays the same power twice and playing the same player multiple times is minimized (although obviously not unavoidable).
I've never run a tournament before so maybe a mod can let me know what the preferred way to receive country assignments is. I'm thinking that I'll enter the names into the software as people's userIDs. That way I can create the heats without seeing what country everyone is assigned as. In Excel, I can get the IDs to show each person's user name but to not show country assignments so I can at least know who should be playing in each game. If I can just give the mods the userIDs and country assignments for each game, that'd be perfect.
Seems like a bit of a roundabout way of doing things so, if anyone has a better idea, let me know.
ok, I've set shit up. Still not clean and pretty but I just bought a ps3 so, suck it. I'll do it later. Here's a link to the spreadsheet: http://tinyurl.com/WebDipTraithlon
Here's what I need from everyone....
If you are the first name listed in the game you are responsible for creating the game AND inviting everyone else to it.
When you create a game, please set the join length and phase length to TEN DAY PHASES. Then, give me the game link and I will ask the mods to shuffle the countries and set the phase length.
Also, please make the game names something logical so we can keep track easier. Sorry if you're responsible for making several games but it's sorted by userID. You can defer to someone else, I don't really care as long as it gets done.
We are only creating heats one and two now. Heat one is full press and heat two is public press.
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Celticfox KingRishard BrianOfBoru achillies27 Mr A FieryPhoenix Strx89
Well, I need to go get my laundry from machine and pitch another couple of innings in AA. Let me know if you see any glaring issues. Otherwise, good luck to everyone and hopefully this runs (relatively) smoothly.
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Introducing a friend to the game, I have set up a low ( 10 ) entry game for him to get started in, 19 hrs till it starts, three places to fill, looking for newbie tolerant veterans, who feel like participating in a training exercise, kinda like a dummy hand of cards, except end result sticks...
I'm in a World Diplo game, and we are almost done. A 4 way draw in this very, very long game! I'm wondering if anyone knows the World's Record for longest convoy. We are trying one that will use 25 fleets! If that's the record, please let me know, ASAP, as I can ask us to change it to use 26 fleets.
Anyone worked for them? I was offered a job as a field manager, making about 400-500 a week for the summer. I've read plenty of bellyaching online. Some of it was legitimate, but has since largely been resolved by a class action lawsuit. The rest was basically complaining that it was a lot of work, at only a little bit above minimum, and repeated failure to meet your fundraising quota resulted in firing, no if's and's or but's about it.