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Post by TD-Linux » Sat Aug 13, 2005 1:45 am

Writing an anti-capping plugin would be fairly easy. However, you would need someone that knows how to write them, and I don't know enough C to do that. The API has functions that would work perfect here.

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Post by kliksf » Thu Aug 18, 2005 10:50 am

It just doesn't seem very sporting to capture the flag when it's 8-4 or 7-3. I keep the scoreboard off when I'm playing so unless it's painfully obvious I might capture when it's pretty one-sided. I don't mind being in the minority either, but I think it's pretty stupid when a guy on a team that outnumbers you 2 to 1 makes a big deal about capping.

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Post by optic delusion » Thu Aug 18, 2005 12:21 pm

Wait for BZFlag Version 2.0.4 then load your server with the Race to Seven plugin. It puts a premium on flag captures when you are actually keeping score, and there is a gameover point.
Right now, RPG is working on making it four-team compatible, and making some other variables configurable.
If you like to be on the bleeding edge, and have a current CVS for linux or windows, you can test it out now.
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Post by Hannibal » Thu Aug 18, 2005 9:03 pm

A-D, although that is ok for the mofo league, it probably will not work with the more popular ctf servers, as everyone would have to leave. maybe race to 20, or a 60:00 time limit.
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