Grumbleweed VIII

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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by GuyBarry » 11 Jun 2016, 18:05

I have no idea! (The edit above is because I put "60 minutes" instead of "10 minutes" in rule 8.)
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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by GuyBarry » 11 Jun 2016, 18:07

Just realized I haven't technically won this game yet! Please can someone else make a claim, and then I'll claim the necessary 16 points.
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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by Tube Geek » 11 Jun 2016, 18:20

That's what I meant!

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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by GuyBarry » 11 Jun 2016, 18:21

Thanks!

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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by GuyBarry » 11 Jun 2016, 18:37

Final scores:

GuyBarry 300
Tube Geek 237
A Challenge 187

Thanks to both of you for a fascinating (if rather exhausting) contest! We've now won two games each, so I think that's a fair result.

I'll start the new Nimbleweed thread once I've had AC's agreement to the rules. TG - do you still want to wait a couple of days or can I go on ahead?
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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by Tube Geek » 11 Jun 2016, 19:15

Wait, definitely! Partly so we have a well earned break, partly so we can work out tactics!
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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by A Challenge » 11 Jun 2016, 19:17

A suggestion from yours humbleness, 7 days (a week) not 10 days?

Start Monday (or Tuesday) morning at 07:00 is my vote.
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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by Tube Geek » 11 Jun 2016, 19:19

Monday at 07:00:00 for me!
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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by GuyBarry » 11 Jun 2016, 19:20

A Challenge wrote:A suggestion from yours humbleness, 7 days (a week) not 10 days?

Start Monday (or Tuesday) morning at 07:00 is my vote.
OK, I'll make it 7 days, and start on Monday morning. Can't give you the exact time but it'll be between 06:00 and 08:00.
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Re: Grumbleweed VII

Post by GuyBarry » 11 Jun 2016, 19:44

Thread here in preparation.
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Grumbleweed VIII (?)

Post by GuyBarry » 08 Oct 2016, 08:30

Tube Geek has proposed restarting Grumbleweed. Since it's a while since we played it, I'll remind people of the main differences from Nimbleweed:
  • 1 point represents 1 minute from the start of the claim
  • Seconds are ignored, so 11:59:59 to 12:00:00 counts as 1 minute
  • The maximum claim is 60 points
  • Unsuccessful claims lose points for the player making the claim
  • The winner is either the first to 300 points, the first to gain a 100-point lead, or the leader after 7 days
In addition I'd like to introduce a minimum claim of 2 points. This is to stop players from getting an almost guaranteed success by claiming 1 point just before the end of the minute (as I did repeatedly in the last game).

If everyone agrees to this then I'll start the new game tomorrow.
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Re: Grumbleweed VIII (?)

Post by Tube Geek » 09 Oct 2016, 06:55

GuyBarry wrote:Tube Geek has proposed restarting Grumbleweed. Since it's a while since we played it, I'll remind people of the main differences from Nimbleweed:
  • 1 point represents 1 minute from the start of the claim
  • Seconds are ignored, so 11:59:59 to 12:00:00 counts as 1 minute
  • The maximum claim is 60 points
  • Unsuccessful claims lose points for the player making the claim
  • The winner is either the first to 300 points, the first to gain a 100-point lead, or the leader after 7 days
In addition I'd like to introduce a minimum claim of 2 points. This is to stop players from getting an almost guaranteed success by claiming 1 point just before the end of the minute (as I did repeatedly in the last game).

If everyone agrees to this then I'll start the new game tomorrow.
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Re: Grumbleweed VIII

Post by GuyBarry » 09 Oct 2016, 07:12

Thanks. I'll wait to hear from AC before starting.
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Re: Grumbleweed VIII

Post by Tube Geek » 09 Oct 2016, 07:54

GuyBarry wrote:Thanks. I'll wait to hear from AC before starting.
He hasn't been on for over 24 hours, and i can't talk to him on Apterous anymore....
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Re: Grumbleweed VIII

Post by A Challenge » 09 Oct 2016, 16:59

Tube Geek wrote:
GuyBarry wrote:Thanks. I'll wait to hear from AC before starting.
He hasn't been on for over 24 hours, and i can't talk to him on Apterous anymore....
Sorry - I was away for the weekend! Yes, though I won't be on too much.
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