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by Duane Dibbley
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a new idea - player ranking
Replies: 4
Views: 1326

Re: a new idea - player ranking

Isn't this what "Normalised Scoring" does? (In options). I always use normalised to see who is/isn't doing well regardless of numeric score. A mediocre player can attain a large number of points in an hour or two of playing - the default numeric ranking places them top whereas normalised places them...
by Duane Dibbley
Sun Jun 09, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rogue Genocide
Replies: 10
Views: 3830

Rogue Genocide

You perhaps know of my aversion to the Genocide flag but I'll set out my reasons. 1 It is action-at-distance, no need to get shot to die; no need to shoot a tank to kill it. All other flags and shots require a direct connection between victor and victim. There is no real-world correlation, no specul...
by Duane Dibbley
Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BzFlag is dying
Replies: 69
Views: 13613

Re: BzFlag is dying

Well yes ok thanks for clarifying that detail blast but as the effect is the same I can't help feeling it's somewhat peripheral, and it wasn't exactly the main thrust of my argument. Any thoughts re the topic?
by Duane Dibbley
Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BzFlag is dying
Replies: 69
Views: 13613

Re: BzFlag is dying

I'm sorry netochka I think that's a pretty half-baked response. The team building you refer to in your first paragraph is already fully covered by the team flag. The point in your second paragraph is dealt with by the fact that in those scenarios the noob actually gets shot, with geno he doesn't get...
by Duane Dibbley
Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BzFlag is dying
Replies: 69
Views: 13613

Re: BzFlag is dying

One word: Genocide. It is a nasty, selfish, childish flag which spoils gameplay and discourages noobs. Without noobs the game dies. It makes a mockery of points being related to skill. I have messaged against it in games and I never use it - I do fine without it thank you. That does not make me immu...