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I’m not sure if I’m missing something here, but I’m up on my opponent 20-14 with each of us having one frog left. He guesses and scores 7 points for the win? I thought it was only 5 points per frog. Am I missing something or is this a little buggy?
Just a suggestion here, but I’m thinking all team tournaments should be made with the parameters of 4 persons per team. As it stands now, we’re having a hard time finding 5 players per team. So until things pick up (if they pick up), I would suggest keeping the limit set to 4 people per team.
Tournament creation based on membership status but a sensible limit as to how many tournaments one can create. Active tournaments should not count in the total tho as I can foresee some slow pokes tying everything up.
I think that if further team tournaments are created, then we need to reduce the number of players required. 8 players per team for Cloning Gammon will never happen. 6 would be difficult, 5 is more doable for Fellowships.
With Fencer's generosity of giving out free memberships, I have decided to try something different.... So, I bought another year's membership and this time the free memberships are going to go towards a team tournament.
With Fencer's help we have created the first prize Team Tournament
All are welcome to join (as long as you belong to a fellowship). The 6 lucky participants will battle for a 3 month Brain Rook membership. I chose gammon games as it should even the odds a little and balance the playing fields.
Subject: Re: What can I do with "stubborn" players?
vstjrt: Maybe he just doesn't know how to play and is an experiential learner, learning as the game progresses. Over time, a player will learn when they are beat, some will resign and some hold on hope for the win by time out. I for one know nothing about the game so I would end up playing until it was obvious to me (a beginner) that I was beat. Most experienced players know when a game is won long before the novice, and it doesn't really matter what the game type is.
furbster: I expect that most original participants of that tournament will no longer be members at this site and that the majority of won games will be by default due to a few extremely slow players that truthfully wrecked this tournament. I'm looking forward to the next 10 years of this tournament. May the youngest person win! I know I will still be around ;-)