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  • Stairs Rules
  • To find out what stairs you can currently challenge someone in, first go to the Main Stairs Page, then click on "Show your stairs only" link. The ones in BOLD are ones you can make a challenge in.
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    4. November 2005, 16:28:03
    Eriisa 
    I'm a little confused on one thing.......

    Take for instance Standard Stairs (Backgammon). There are currently 2 steps. Is there a way to see ALL of the players on step 1 AND step 2? Rignt now, you can either see both steps, or see every one on step 1. Or will the problem become moot once everyone starts getting onto more steps?

    4. November 2005, 16:12:52
    coan.net 
    Subject: Stairs Suggestion
    In each stairs, it shows all active games - but would be interesting to see completed games also - see who was playing who & who won and such. Maybe not the complete history of games, but maybe the last month - or last 50 games completed in the stairs or something. (or all the games if possible)

    4. November 2005, 12:47:13
    playBunny 
    Subject: Re: FF for Cubists
    Fencer: You used the name too!

    4. November 2005, 12:36:37
    Fencer 
    Subject: Re: For fast and regular players
    playBunny: Sure thing.

    4. November 2005, 12:26:03
    playBunny 
    Subject: Re: For fast and regular players
    Fencer: 3 to 7 days can easily see a 5-point match finished.
    Fast Fischer's For Cubists?

    4. November 2005, 07:33:00
    Fencer 
    Subject: For fast and regular players

    3. November 2005, 21:27:41
    playBunny 
    Subject: Re: Stairs verses Ladders
    WizardII: GoldToken has a platform type ladder where groups of people share one level. I haven't played it - it's only for paid members so I've no idea what kind of experience it provides.

    3. November 2005, 21:22:38
    Fencer 
    Subject: Re: Stairs verses Ladders
    WizardII: Every system has its pros and cons. I like this one :-)

    3. November 2005, 21:22:35
    playBunny 
    Subject: Re: Stairs versus Ladders
    WizardII: Aye. Instead of grabbing the legs of those above and trying to clamber over them it's more a question of seeing who's below you and stomping on their hands as they try to reach upwards (or booting your peers off the platform). ;-)

    3. November 2005, 21:18:48
    WizardII 
    Subject: Stairs verses Ladders
    One of the biggest difference I can see with the Stairs rules as compared to the rules I have seen for ladders is how one moves up and down.

    1. Nobody can be on the same step/ladder position at the same time.
    2. If you win you take the position of that person on the ladder, and everyone shifts down.

    Not to say that what I have seen is better is what I am used to.

    3. November 2005, 18:42:08
    playBunny 
    Subject: Request: BKR, Challenge-counts
    Could the Stairs challenge show the estimated BKR change?

    I'll also vote for a challenges-made/accepted column on the player's stairs page. It's hard to know which ones I'm fully booked in.

    3. November 2005, 18:23:25
    coan.net 
    Subject: Re: Requests
    dmk: That would be good to know quickly which stairs you have challenges to be made - maybe even on the profile page - maybe a (1/0) for 1 challenge made, 0 challenges against you) or something similar.

    3. November 2005, 17:45:54
    Fencer 
    Subject: Re: Requests
    dmk: You can find your steps here or on Profile pages.

    3. November 2005, 17:29:00
    dmk 
    Subject: Requests
    Couple of requests:
    1) a page that shows which stairs we are free to make challenges in
    2) adding the steps to the main page, similar to the x best BKRs that appear

    awesome job, keep it up

    3. November 2005, 17:06:55
    coan.net 
    I just added a link above to the Stairs Rules

    3. November 2005, 17:03:24
    playBunny 
    Subject: Re: What? Where? How?
    Niki: There's a link to Stairs under New Game, Waiting Games, Tournaments.. That page has a link to the Rules.

    3. November 2005, 17:02:49
    Niki 
    Subject: Re: ??
    Fencer: Thankyou :0)

    3. November 2005, 17:00:55
    Fencer 
    Subject: Re: ??
    Niki: Doesn't the "show rules" link work? Or have a look at the Server News.

    3. November 2005, 16:59:57
    Niki 
    Subject: ??
    Is there somewhere where I can find basic information on what the Stairs are all about please ?

    3. November 2005, 12:00:15
    playBunny 
    Subject: Re: Cube Stairs
    Fencer: I'm right there. Thankee. :-))

    3. November 2005, 11:58:41
    Fencer 
    Subject: Cube Stairs
    Stairs with a doubling cube have been created.

    3. November 2005, 11:58:17
    Fencer 
    Subject: Re: requests & question
    Luke Skywalker: When a player leaves the stairs, his games continue but the result will affect only the opponent [Step].

    3. November 2005, 11:46:46
    Luke Skywalker 
    Subject: requests & question
    Requests:
    1) show the stairs in the game lists in the "event" column
    2) show all ongoing games in the stairs page
    Question:
    what happens with the games when a player leaves the stairs? (the help page clarifies that qu only for retirement)

    3. November 2005, 11:34:17
    playBunny 
    Subject: Stairs, Stairs, Stairs
    Grand Job

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