Joel Uckelman on Fri, 15 Dec 2006 05:00:00 -0700 (MST)

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Re: [s-d] ruletag question

Thus spake "Iain Scott":
> On 12/15/06, shadowfirebird@xxxxxxxxx <shadowfirebird@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > I'm nearly ready to propose ruletag but I'd like to ask a question first.
> >
> > How do people feel about a subgame where the actions are posted in
> > secret to a post holder?  The post holder is required to declare the
> > players' states at a given point in the week, after which no more game
> > actions are allowed.
> >
> > I'm the newbie here.  Can anyone see problems with this?  Don't like it?
> >
> > Ruletag would work without, I think.  But if it would work it would be
> > better this way.  No race conditions...
> >
> One disadvantage is that this would cause more work for the
> post-holder... not necessarily a show-stopper, though.

If the function of the post-holder is to allow simultaneous revelation
of actions, you could use my escrow agent for that and have it done

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