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Discussion in 'Office of Strategic Influence' started by jigglypuffers42, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Mekkah

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    Iono what you're all implying but we don't tell everyone to start their sign-ups all at once, it just happens when it happens.
  2. Blue_Tornado

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    voicing my support for negative handpick
  3. vonFiedler

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    I'm sure you don't, but yeti and especially jig could have decided to postpone their sign-ups by a day or two. Then when less people sign-up its not as if the sky is falling, and when some people have less time this week anyway...
  4. jigglypuffers42

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    No one wants to join beginner because it lowers your priority for standard.
  5. dak

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    which is precisely my point
  6. Engineer Pikachu

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    This. Why can't we have a 75% first-come-first-serve and 25% randomized for beginner sign-ups? Many people I know and have talked to said that they decided to lower their own priority or even not sign up for the Beginner game so they could have a higher chance of being in the Standard game. By using arbitrary% FCFS and 100-arbitrary% randomized after that, you won't have this priority issue.
  7. wickdaggler

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    or you could just use the negative handpick concept, which, in my opinion anyway, is brilliant
  8. Engineer Pikachu

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    I personally like the idea, but what is the point of handpicking people you have never heard of?
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    It makes sure they are beginners - anyone who the host of an expert game has heard of and has a decent reputation gets in, it should be the opposite for a beginner game.
  10. Raikage

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    Handpicking is fine as long as hosts remember to check the other games so that the players he picks aren't in other games
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    I need to get good at Mafia, but there arent enough beginner ones it seems

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