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by rodtheworm
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Excused missed turns for replacement players
Replies: 14
Views: 4353

Re: Excused missed turns for replacement players

Sorry, I didn’t mean to imply that there should be a different penalty based on intent. That’s hard to prove, obviously. I was trying to agree that “point fishers” - those who jump in looking for some quick points via a draw, then disappear equally quickly once they realise it won’t be as easy as th...
by rodtheworm
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Excused missed turns for replacement players
Replies: 14
Views: 4353

Re: Excused missed turns for replacement players

Once a game has someone go CD it has already been significantly impacted in a negative way with delays. If we gave people who joined the same delays back and it happened again, the game is in a really bad state. Taking over a CD position, even good ones, is free, and comes with the ability in point...
by rodtheworm
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Excused missed turns for replacement players
Replies: 14
Views: 4353

Re: Excused missed turns for replacement players

I've lost a few great positions as well in the same manner. And have taken over the one you are refering to, thx for the points what can I say.. ... Having said that, everyone is 99.7 RR player until one isnt, with 10 finished games you should only now get a concrete and real RR but thats another d...
by rodtheworm
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Excused missed turns for replacement players
Replies: 14
Views: 4353

Re: Excused missed turns for replacement players

Following discussion with another player, another idea could be to allow replacement players the option to join as though it were unranked - this may improve the uptake of abandoned powers being taken up even if they are in hopeless positions. I know that I personally would like to help more but am ...
by rodtheworm
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Excused missed turns for replacement players
Replies: 14
Views: 4353

Excused missed turns for replacement players

I often try to join games where a player has gone missing to help things along, sometimes even if the country is in pretty rocky circumstances. It probably doesn’t do great things for my WLD rating, but I enjoy knowing that I’m helping out. However, the current policy of not allowing replacement pla...