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  1. Standard member Exy
    Damn fine Clan!
    15 Sep '04 22:53 / 3 edits
    I think I'm right in saying that most clan leaders don't want to send or receive blind challenges. Could it be made optional in the clan settings to send / accept blind challenges or not?

    I'm sure most clan leaders are, like myself, being driven nuts by the constant messaging and jiggling you have to do just to simply set up a fair challenge.
  2. Standard member tlai1992
    Retired knight
    15 Sep '04 23:40
    Originally posted by Exy
    I think I'm right in saying that most clan leaders don't want to send or receive blind challenges. Could it be made optional in the clan settings to send / accept blind challenges or not?

    I'm sure most clan leaders are, like myself, being driven nuts by the constant messaging and jiggling you have to do just to simply set up a fair challenge.
    yes then we wouldn't have to negotiate
  3. Standard member Nyxie
    The eyes of truth
    16 Sep '04 01:31
    Whenever I recieve a blind clan challenge I always message the leader and ask for the players that will be involved in the challenge. So far every clan leader that has bothered to respond has responded honestly excepting one. I am still in favor of a system that would allow us to see whom is being sent. I don't think the guessing game was part of the original clan challenge theory, I may be wrong. I think it should be possible to view all the opponents in a given challenge from both clans openly. I don't know how hard this would be to imlement but it's something that I believe would negate the animousuty created when challenges go wrong.

    Nyxie
  4. 16 Sep '04 06:56
    I`ve asked Russ time and time again just to enable us to view the members sent over in a blind challenge. That way we could either accept or decline. But alas...........................................................
  5. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    16 Sep '04 08:35
    Ok, guys, this has to be the most requested clan fix ever. Funny thing is, I originally thought that the blind challenges would add something to the clan challenges. I should have changed this along time back.

    I was going to bundle this up with the clan update, but I will do this TODAY!!!! (I like to dramatise these things.)

    -Russ

    BTW : I have started the clan league work now too.
  6. 16 Sep '04 08:56
    Originally posted by Russ
    Ok, guys, this has to be the most requested clan fix ever. Funny thing is, I originally thought that the blind challenges would add something to the clan challenges. I should have changed this along time back.

    I was going to bundle this up with the clan update, but I will do this TODAY!!!! (I like to dramatise these things.)

    -Russ

    BTW : I have started the clan league work now too.
    😉 Russ, you`re a good man to do what you do.
  7. Donation Rhymester
    and RedHotTed
    16 Sep '04 10:16
    Originally posted by Russ
    Ok, guys, this has to be the most requested clan fix ever. Funny thing is, I originally thought that the blind challenges would add something to the clan challenges. I should have changed this along time back.

    I was going to bundle this up with the clan update, but I will do this TODAY!!!! (I like to dramatise these things.)

    -Russ

    BTW : I have started the clan league work now too.
    Russ

    If you do get round to this... would it be possible for the current ratings of the player's in the challenge to be displayed as well as perhaps comparison aggregate ratings for the overall challenge.
    This would save us having to click back and forth to check if the pairings are acceptable. 🙂

    Andrew
  8. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    16 Sep '04 10:20
    I will get in all I can.

    It won't be made live today, due to testing, but I see no reason at the moment why it could not be available tomorrow.

    -Russ
  9. Donation Rhymester
    and RedHotTed
    16 Sep '04 10:25
    Originally posted by Russ
    I will get in all I can.

    It won't be made live today, due to testing, but I see no reason at the moment why it could not be available tomorrow.

    -Russ
    I can send RedHotTedover if you need a hand - sorry! Paw 😉
  10. 16 Sep '04 12:55
    This will be a real time saver. Sometimes it is difficult to find the time to search and compare. Flipping screens back and forth yada yada.
    Anyway that is great.

    Mike
  11. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    16 Sep '04 14:19
    This work is now complete. With an average rating for each clan that can be updated as you make selections.

    -Russ
  12. Standard member Nyxie
    The eyes of truth
    16 Sep '04 23:35
    Originally posted by Russ
    This work is now complete. With an average rating for each clan that can be updated as you make selections.

    -Russ
    Thank you russ, you're a doll.
  13. Standard member tlai1992
    Retired knight
    16 Sep '04 23:47
    Originally posted by Russ
    Ok, guys, this has to be the most requested clan fix ever. Funny thing is, I originally thought that the blind challenges would add something to the clan challenges. I should have changed this along time back.

    I was going to bundle this up with the clan update, but I will do this TODAY!!!! (I like to dramatise these things.)

    -Russ

    BTW : I have started the clan league work now too.
    does this mean that when someone sends over a challenge you will be notifyed who they sent over without out that clan leader pming you??
  14. Standard member Exy
    Damn fine Clan!
    17 Sep '04 10:30
    Originally posted by Russ
    This work is now complete. With an average rating for each clan that can be updated as you make selections.

    -Russ
    Russ,

    It still appears to be "blind" when you're issuing new challenges. I just get a list of Opponent 1, 2, 3, etc and next to that it says rating n/a? I'm confused.

    Exy 😕
  15. 17 Sep '04 10:51
    Originally posted by Exy
    Russ,

    It still appears to be "blind" when you're issuing new challenges. I just get a list of Opponent 1, 2, 3, etc and next to that it says rating n/a? I'm confused.

    Exy 😕
    Exy, that's how it should be. A clan leader has to be able to pick their own players for a match, not have them chosen by the challenging clan. If you want to ensure a fair line-up, you'll still need to send a PM to the opposing clan leader, and negotiate. But if you do trust the other clan leader to be fair, then the new system should save a lot of time.

    Dave