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by SunnyCorner
Sep 12, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Query to Everyone - Ending Network Games
Replies: 12
Views: 295

Re: Version 3 - Query to Everyone - Ending Network Games

Just a final point Aidan - if a player asks to leave and the others agree it has no impact whatsoever on those remaining does it? And if thats correct the only possible reason to refuse is to punish the person who asks to leave! There are some players who will never agree - I can think of several wh...
by SunnyCorner
Sep 11, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Query to Everyone - Ending Network Games
Replies: 12
Views: 295

Re: Version 3 - Query to Everyone - Ending Network Games

I agree entirely with JB but I'd reduce those agreeing from 3 to 2. There are occasional urgent events and if a person asks to leave the request should be treated with generosity.

Good luck with it Aidan. Regards Ice
by SunnyCorner
Sep 10, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Query to Everyone - Ending Network Games
Replies: 12
Views: 295

Re: Version 3 - Query to Everyone - Ending Network Games

I've posted about this several times because some players won't let others leave. From November 2017.... Re: Its Only a Game....... Quote Post by SunnyCorner » Feb 10, 2017 The practice of refusing a players request to leave is a very sad development in the game. Aidan built that option in recognisi...
by SunnyCorner
Sep 02, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 - Suggestions

When might we expect the changes to be implemented - consultation has been going on since March - its dragging on a bit isn't it?

Ice
by SunnyCorner
Sep 02, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: board is tilted 90 degrees to the left
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: board is tilted 90 degrees to the left

Tilt it 90 degrees to the right and it should be ok.......... regards Ice
by SunnyCorner
Sep 01, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Quitting
Replies: 4
Views: 249

Re: Quitting

ROFL - a learning point kirky! (BTW IUFan is Kirky)
by SunnyCorner
Jul 01, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: lighthouse targeting
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Re: lighthouse targeting

LOL - he doesn't target anyone - he isn't good enough to be able to do that - he just slings the points cards anywhere. On a wider note, there are now so many that won't play with each other its become ridiculous - 10 or more in the lobby and you still can't start a game. The new version will go som...
by SunnyCorner
Jun 26, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Why I'm now New Player?
Replies: 7
Views: 1970

Re: Why I'm now New Player?

You could try via her husband Alby - I think he still plays.
Regards Ice
by SunnyCorner
Jun 12, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 - Suggestions

Its time to lose the medals - even the worst players now have 5 gold and a silver/bronze so they convey nothing. They certainly don't represent skill levels, only reflecting that the player turned up a lot. A better idea might be to show the % of wins and/or options to describe how the player rates ...
by SunnyCorner
Jun 09, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Banned for quitting?!
Replies: 6
Views: 2025

Re: Banned for quitting?!

I believe they chat less now than in the early days - it was much friendlier then with a focus on skill and great team play. It all changed with the increasingly competative scoring. The chat often increases now when someone dumps the QS on a player that isn't high. That player complains and we get ...
by SunnyCorner
Jun 04, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Banned for quitting?!
Replies: 6
Views: 2025

Re: Banned for quitting?!

I have noticed over the years that disconnects often happen after chat - I've no idea why but it does happen with some frequency.

Regards Ice
by SunnyCorner
Jun 02, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Frozen games
Replies: 5
Views: 2498

Re: Frozen games

Aidan - the game freezes when I use "sleep". It responds to the button and reduces to an icon in the sidebar but then it doesn't wake up. The only solution is to force it to quit and then restart it. If this is a common glitch it might explain why there are so many dead men in the lobby? Regards Ice
by SunnyCorner
May 20, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Frozen games
Replies: 5
Views: 2498

Re: Frozen games

I very much doubt that this will be fixed as its more likely to be a problem with players using various operating systems than the app itself. Connectivity and variable net reliability around the world are all factors. The increased use of VPN's and extreme weather events are all contributing to the...
by SunnyCorner
Apr 28, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 - Suggestions

The game is good Aidan. Its the best version around and its part of a very entertaining platform. I congratulate you on it and I thank you for taking the time to consult with users about potential changes to the format. There have been many players of the game over the years who have left because of...
by SunnyCorner
Apr 27, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 - Suggestions

I don't think its necessary to have little arrows indication the last pass direction! Remembering who you passed to, and what you passed, are very basic aspects of the game. I also think its essential that all players can see the same information on screen as each other - especially whats being post...
by SunnyCorner
Apr 26, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 - Suggestions

I agree - it lowers the skill content.

Regards Ice
by SunnyCorner
Apr 26, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 - Suggestions

Ah yes - thanks for reminding me of another suggestion for the lexicon,

"These 2 players are known to each other they have the same IP" (only legitimate when the players in question have failed to notify the others)

Regards ice
by SunnyCorner
Apr 25, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 - Suggestions

As requested - some suggestions for the chat lexicon....... Why have you led clubs when low has just passed on them? (Usually on the 2nd hand of the game) Why do you keep leading spades to low? Why don't you cover your passes? Why do you keep ducking? Why didn't you stop that moon? Why did you stop ...
by SunnyCorner
Apr 20, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 - Suggestions

All attempts to stop the abuse are very welcome Aidan, if players want to chat they should go to a chat room where Inane drivel can be exchanged freely.

Regards Ice
by SunnyCorner
Apr 17, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 Suggestions

So players would be able to turn chat off and therefore could not see conversations between the other 2 or 3? In my experience of this game that would be an extremely unwise thing to do. There is plenty of evidence already of people playing together and now you want to give them the ability to chat ...
by SunnyCorner
Apr 13, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 Suggestions

The issue of identity (in the case of machine based gaming) is the continuation of a name and reputation. This is based on the desire to build a high score and maintain that name over a (long) period of time. The longer the period of time, the more the imperative to keep playing and maintain that na...
by SunnyCorner
Apr 11, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 Suggestions

Regarding interactive avatars! It fear will add to connection problems and add nothing to the game. Players asked for avatars so they could, “put a face to name” - it clearly didn't work and I don't see the logic of your solution now. I am very pleased to see the current scoring system abandoned – i...
by SunnyCorner
Apr 05, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 Suggestions

Quality v frequency. The difficulty arises with the definition of “quality” which in a competitive card game will mean the number of wins. There is no completely “fair” way to do this and all solutions will have drawbacks. However, one way might be for each player to use the same number of games and...
by SunnyCorner
Mar 06, 2021
Forum: GrassGames' Hearts
Topic: Version 3 - Suggestions
Replies: 58
Views: 23034

Re: Version 3 Suggestions

The lobby. No activity for a fixed period of time – evict. Avatars. Waste of time – suggestion 1 notwithstanding. When you introduced the idea players thought it would be good to “put a face to the name”. We never knew there were so many cats – dogs – horses etc – concept reasonable - in practice us...