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  • InfidelInfidel Heretic Registered User regular
    Spoit wrote: »
    ObiFett wrote: »
    Baidol wrote: »
    Expectations! While it might damp down the "oh shit" factor, telling people that things may get crazy at some point at least tells people that, yeah, you might be signing up for a glorious train wreck. In that case, most people will say "Well, shit, I'm getting the fuck on anyway."

    Yeah, that is a lesson better not learned through experience so all new hosts should commit the above post to memory

    Just pull it enough that that kind of thing is already assumed

    aka Burnagephalla.

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  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Chantry of NightmaresRegistered User regular
    discrider wrote: »
    The 4 year old should be able to help you pick the princess role distribution/mechanics though.

    Reminds me of the director of House letting his kid come up with the scares, because 'children have better imaginations'.

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  • AuralynxAuralynx Super-Classy Crow On Silk!Registered User regular
    cj iwakura wrote: »
    discrider wrote: »
    The 4 year old should be able to help you pick the princess role distribution/mechanics though.

    Reminds me of the director of House letting his kid come up with the scares, because 'children have better imaginations'.

    That explains some things.

  • MrBlarneyMrBlarney Registered User regular
    Sign-ups are still open for my mini-phalla, RPS Phalla. As of this writing, there are six spots remaining, so please sign up!

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  • WACriminalWACriminal Dying Is Easy, Young Man Living Is HarderRegistered User regular
    Quick question: I'm looking at an option to replace some pretty complex status PMs. Instead of sending a PM, I'd like for the user to have a link they can visit to view a spreadsheet with all their inventory, HP, etc. presented in a readable format.

    The problem is that there's a pretty easy exploit where an unscrupulous player could view other player's spreadsheets if they really wanted to.

    How does the Phalla community feel about the honor system in cases like this? In my mind, it shouldn't be a problem because we use it all the time (we trust that people aren't secretly sharing screenshots of role PMs, etc.) but I wanted to get a second opinion.

    H3Knuckles
  • AssuranAssuran Is swinging on the Spiral Registered User regular
    Talk with @38thDoe or @Infidel or @MrBlarney as they have used outside links as character sheets in Phalla before.

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  • H3KnucklesH3Knuckles Registered User regular
    @WACriminal I'd be okay with it. Also; @Assuran so that's a thing that gets done from time to time? That seems pretty involved, but sounds really cool. I'm looking forward to playing in a game like that.

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  • kimekime Queen of Blades Registered User regular
    WACriminal wrote: »
    Quick question: I'm looking at an option to replace some pretty complex status PMs. Instead of sending a PM, I'd like for the user to have a link they can visit to view a spreadsheet with all their inventory, HP, etc. presented in a readable format.

    The problem is that there's a pretty easy exploit where an unscrupulous player could view other player's spreadsheets if they really wanted to.

    How does the Phalla community feel about the honor system in cases like this? In my mind, it shouldn't be a problem because we use it all the time (we trust that people aren't secretly sharing screenshots of role PMs, etc.) but I wanted to get a second opinion.

    As long as you make it reasonably not easy to get someone else's spreadsheet, that works well

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  • AssuranAssuran Is swinging on the Spiral Registered User regular
    H3Knuckles wrote: »
    WACriminal I'd be okay with it. Also; Assuran so that's a thing that gets done from time to time? That seems pretty involved, but sounds really cool. I'm looking forward to playing in a game like that.

    Basically, for the more complicated games (specifically games where every player has powers and choice of actions each night) it helps cut down on the amount of work the host needs to do each night.

    H3Knuckles
  • WACriminalWACriminal Dying Is Easy, Young Man Living Is HarderRegistered User regular
    Assuran wrote: »
    H3Knuckles wrote: »
    WACriminal I'd be okay with it. Also; Assuran so that's a thing that gets done from time to time? That seems pretty involved, but sounds really cool. I'm looking forward to playing in a game like that.

    Basically, for the more complicated games (specifically games where every player has powers and choice of actions each night) it helps cut down on the amount of work the host needs to do each night.

    Yeah, the goal is for me not to send out any nightly PMs at all once the game starts. You get a link to your status sheet on Day 0, and all your notifications/stat updates are on that same sheet, at that same link, for the rest of the game. Frees up more time for 1) promptly getting results posted in-thread, 2) promptly answering clarifications, and 3) sleep.

    H3Knuckles
  • InfidelInfidel Heretic Registered User regular
    Yeah, that's how it starts.

    Phalla of the Red Dragon was manually updated information, it was just a unique page for everyone to view for updates.

    Then Blarney and I started making games where we actually performed all actions through the page...

    Made a full webgame for P.H.A./L.L.A :rotate:

    If you got questions just hit me up. The main thing you can do is just make sure you have a unique and unguessable URL for everyone to view only their own information. You distribute those at the start of the game. People have not tried to cheat around that in any of our games, not that it would be easy because you'd have to get their original PM so...

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  • 38thDoe38thDoe lets never be stupid again wait lets always be stupid foreverRegistered User regular
  • BurnageBurnage Registered User regular
    I could host in April...

  • 38thDoe38thDoe lets never be stupid again wait lets always be stupid foreverRegistered User regular
    Well I've certainly hosted more recently then you, so if no one signed up is going, by all means.

  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Chantry of NightmaresRegistered User regular
    I have a thing in mind, but no real hurry.

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  • EgosEgos Registered User regular
    edited March 22
    38thDoe wrote: »
    Is anyone hosting after Mr. Blarney?
    @discrider
    @WACriminal
    @Matev
    @Egos


    soon ™

    Egos on
  • H3KnucklesH3Knuckles Registered User regular
    edited March 22
    Egos wrote: »
    38thDoe wrote: »
    Is anyone hosting after Mr. Blarney?
    @discrider
    @WACriminal
    @Matev
    @Egos


    soon ™

    It's always sunny in Phalladelphia?

    Edit: man, that actually means 'phallic love', doesn't it?

    H3Knuckles on
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  • BurnageBurnage Registered User regular
    H3Knuckles wrote: »
    Egos wrote: »
    38thDoe wrote: »
    Is anyone hosting after Mr. Blarney?
    @discrider
    @WACriminal
    @Matev
    @Egos


    soon ™

    It's always sunny in Phalladelphia?

    Edit: man, that actually means 'phallic love', doesn't it?

    It means "brotherly cock".

    Which is possibly worse!

    H3Knuckles
  • discriderdiscrider Registered User regular
    God dammit guys.
    If you want to keep quote-pinging me accidentally so much I guess I can scrawl a phalla on the back of a napkin and put it up.

    kimeMatev
  • H3KnucklesH3Knuckles Registered User regular
    discrider wrote: »
    God dammit guys.
    If you want to keep quote-pinging me accidentally so much I guess I can scrawl a phalla on the back of a napkin and put it up.

    Shit, sorry. I keep forgetting that quoted text still pings people.
    Burnage wrote: »
    H3Knuckles wrote: »
    Egos wrote: »
    38thDoe wrote: »
    Is anyone hosting after Mr. Blarney?
    discrider
    WACriminal
    Matev
    Egos


    soon ™

    It's always sunny in Phalladelphia?

    Edit: man, that actually means 'phallic love', doesn't it?

    It means "brotherly cock".

    Which is possibly worse!

    Huh, I thought the "phila" was brother and "delphia" was love, but you're right. I guess I was thinking of Latin "filius" and "filia" for son and daughter?

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  • MatevMatev Cero Miedo Registered User regular
    Well, ping me enough times and an idea gets planted in my head.

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    I'll likely want someone to help reign in my excess, PM me if you want to help.

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  • WACriminalWACriminal Dying Is Easy, Young Man Living Is HarderRegistered User regular
    I think I can have sign-ups posted Saturday night, if you guys are interested in playing OK Phalla: An Online Dating Game.

    Frycj iwakura
  • 38thDoe38thDoe lets never be stupid again wait lets always be stupid foreverRegistered User regular
    If you build it they will come.

    kime
  • WACriminalWACriminal Dying Is Easy, Young Man Living Is HarderRegistered User regular
    Building out the final spreadsheet now. <3

  • MatevMatev Cero Miedo Registered User regular
    By the time you're done running that WA, I'll be ready to run So It's Finally Come To This: A Simpsons [Phalla]

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  • MrBlarneyMrBlarney Registered User regular
    Oh, right - RPS Phalla ended last night, so the path is clear for the next game. Hooray!

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  • LostNinjaLostNinja Registered User regular
    Matev wrote: »
    By the time you're done running that WA, I'll be ready to run So It's Finally Come To This: A Simpsons [Phalla]

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  • 38thDoe38thDoe lets never be stupid again wait lets always be stupid foreverRegistered User regular
    Matev wrote: »
    By the time you're done running that WA, I'll be ready to run So It's Finally Come To This: A Simpsons [Phalla]

    Kill Squire Trelawney and Mr. Bimbo, and you'll have to... negotiate strenuously. (When those two games expire you'll wish that I was running a muppet game. I know I do.)

    MatevH3Knuckles
  • WACriminalWACriminal Dying Is Easy, Young Man Living Is HarderRegistered User regular
    Managed to write my OP during some downtime at work tonight, so...

    Sign-ups for OK[Phalla] are open!

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