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Discussion in 'Civ3 - Multi-Team Demogame' started by classical_hero, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. Kickbooti

    Kickbooti Ecclesia Militans

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    Since 'leaks' would occur on MSN or AIM or such the only safegaurds we have are the honor of the teams and the watchful eye of the admins for 'spoilerish' information.

    Once the bell is rung it can't be un-rung of course, but I would hope that the MTDG crew would understand that sins committed in this game will be stains on them in any other venture they participate in.

    And I don't like the 'angel' idea. I'm with Fe, I would have DTs if I were cut off from the game. It is approaching a year. My how time flies when you are wasting it...
     
  2. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    If info is passed between teams (when it shoudlnt be), most people would tell RM or GA. So leaks would cause major problems for the leaker.
     
  3. fe3333au

    fe3333au Deity

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    :confused: As there have been differing views expressed ... what is going to happen ????
     
  4. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    I think we need to set up a poll that each team will vote upon.
     
  5. BCLG100

    BCLG100 Music Master

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    should maybe get a move on, KISS'll be dead soon........
     
  6. Sir Bugsy

    Sir Bugsy Civ.D.

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    I know. I hate facing death like this at every turn. :rolleyes:
     
  7. BCLG100

    BCLG100 Music Master

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    we can stop if it'll help ease your pain?
     
  8. Admiral Kutzov

    Admiral Kutzov Idiot Emeritus

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    simon, just give in to the dark side, it will ease your pain
     
  9. fe3333au

    fe3333au Deity

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    Apart from our resident spam merchants :p

    Regentman what are your thoughts ?
     
  10. RegentMan

    RegentMan Deity

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    This is what I am bound to follow and enforce:

    My personal view: Allow conquered members to join another team that'll have them. Until they have new membership, they're allowed to view their old forum. If they join a new team, they lose access to the old forum. Upon joining a new team, they can say whatever they want/remember.

    Of course, the ruleset comes before my opinion. It will need to be amended if its wording is now unliked by the teams.
     
  11. BCLG100

    BCLG100 Music Master

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    out of interest what are we all arguing about?

    there seems to be more folk saying that people can join another team if they'll have them.
     
  12. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    Some people are saying that we shouldn't have refugees altogether (I.E. ME) some are saying that we should keep it the way we should, and some are proposing a super lurker that has access to all forums, but this does appeared to be shot down though.
     
  13. General_W

    General_W Councilor & Merlot Noble

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    Not that it matters a whole lot – but just for the record, I'm still a fan of the "super lurker/Angel" status… at least as an option for any refugees. :D

    I think a team vote to settle this matter would be fine… but realistically, the Admins may just need to make a judgment call based on what can be done and what can be effectively policed – balanced against what will be the most fun for everyone involved.
    There are just so many different points of view on this issue…
     
  14. peter grimes

    peter grimes ...

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    let's not forget that the ruleset already has a clause pertaining to lurkers.

    So really, this discussion is about whether or not we want to amend the ruleset.

    I'm fine leaving the ruleset as it is (though I believe it's not ideal) for simplicity's sake. However, if we choose to have an amendment vote, I will indeed vote for something other than what is currently in force.
     
  15. fe3333au

    fe3333au Deity

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    For me it was more a case, which wasn't mentioned in the rules ... what happens to Team RIPed's Forum ?!! ... and my concern that Refugees would still have access to it.

    Therefore I am suggesting that

    Once a team has been defeated, all members of that team automatically have their original citizenship removed. These players have the option of becoming a 'Refugee' and gain membership to another team which they have had contact with in the game.

    This way the forum of a defeated team will remain intact until the end of the game when all forums are opened to the public.
     
  16. BCLG100

    BCLG100 Music Master

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    may as well do what fe proposes.
     
  17. RegentMan

    RegentMan Deity

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    Is that a request for an amendment, fe3333au?
     
  18. Whomp

    Whomp Keep Calm and Carry On Retired Moderator

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    I would ask how difficult is it for the mods or TF to "lock" and "unlock" forums? If it's not a big issue then it seems like a good idea.
     
  19. RegentMan

    RegentMan Deity

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    Well, what Ginger and myself could do is eliminate all memberships, effectively "locking" the forum (although we and any mods would be able to post in the forum). It would take TF intervention to actually "lock" it, which would still be viewable to old members, who just couldn't post in it.
     
  20. Rik Meleet

    Rik Meleet Top predator Retired Moderator

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    I cannot lock forums.
     

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