Have different time options for asynch league games

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Have different time options for asynch league games

Post by SpiteAndMalice » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:00 am

At the moment, anyone who can't play asynch league games to a 2 day timer doesn't play asynch league games. (Or else they try to and then time out).

Introducing a time bank option of say 10 days would allow more players to take part in the league.

You'd not be stopping people from playing under the 2 day system, because the 10 day timebank would only be used if both players selected that.

But you would add more players to the pool of those taking part in league games.

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Re: Have different time options for asynch league games

Post by NoWorries » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:19 am

We gain some and we lose some. Asyncs will become interminable when players forget, etc. Moreover, asyncs will grind to a halt in the last 10 days of the month as players use the full measure of the time bank to protect their ELO if they are losing an async or else help them start the next season strong if they've already locked in their medal for the current season and are winning an async. Right now, there is a little bit of that that goes in the last couple of days of the season. But it is fairly limited because the 2 day turn timer can't be stretched beyond 2 days.

All that said, with the rumored custom tournaments coming in the next update, I suspect all that you could want can be had there. Players like me and players like you can both be happy, hopefully.
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