bd on Tue, 12 Dec 2006 08:46:49 -0700 (MST)

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Re: [s-d] [s-b] My first proposals of the New Era

Daniel Lepage wrote:
> On Dec 12, 2006, at 9:17 AM, bd wrote:
>> Daniel Lepage wrote:
>>> I submit the following three proposals:
>>> Create the following Victory Condition:
>>> {{
>>> === Win By Points ===
>>> Trigger: The number of points a player possesses becomes greater than
>>> 100.
>>> Victor: The player with the greatest number of points, or all players
>>> tied for the greatest number of points.
>>> Trophy: A gleaming steel rapier.
>>> Armageddon: All points are destroyed.
>>> }}
>>> }}
>> My __Virtual particles__ prop will need to conflict with this,  
>> unless it
>> uses 'score' instead of points, as a player could flux 100
>> point/antipoint pairs for an instant (which would leave their score at
>> -100 after all the points are destroyed, but if that's the price of
>> victory...)
> I was hoping nobody would notice that :D. I guess I should've waited  
> until closer to Voting to propose this.

Nice try though :)
Maybe I should've kept my silence and used it myself first...

>>> __More Ways to Win__
>>> Create the following three Victory Conditions:
>>> === Win By Dictatorship ===
>>> Trigger: A rule is created whose text reads, in its entirety, "The
>>> player named X may change the gamestate in any way, at any time.",
>>> where X is replaced by the name of a current player.
>>> Protagonist: The player whose name is in the aforementioned rule.
>>> Trophy: A Jeweled Crown and Scepter.
>>> Armageddon: None - the dictator could simply turn one off if there
>>> were one. However, it is considered good form for the dictator to
>>> close whatever loophole allowed em to become dictator, and then to
>>> repeal eir dictatorship.
>> Does this need to be legislated?
> No, but I thought it might be useful to set standards for what one  
> ought to do when gaining total dominance over the game.
> That's another region where a set of rules for "proper etiquette"  
> would be useful.

More like a FAQ really; etiquette can't really be written into the rules.

... can it?
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