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by spetsnaz84
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Send me your replays and I'll cast them!
Replies: 634
Views: 154783

Re: Send me your replays and I'll cast them!

My first victory on Forgotten Plains.
Situation looks dire as TiTo destroys most of my power.
Spectators already quit as it seems a done deal..
by spetsnaz84
Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Smitty's Fall 2017 Playtest
Replies: 51
Views: 7634

I like most of the proposed changes but I feel the MiG should fly a lot faster. I feel the ranger is almost as fast as a MiG and that simply does not make any sense.
by spetsnaz84
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Red Alert Global League Homepage
Replies: 15
Views: 3213

Really nice. I am not an Englishman btw ;-)
I created a profile but I cannot update that (yet) myself, I believe.
by spetsnaz84
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Allies GPS usage change
Replies: 47
Views: 9182

Another idea: keep GPS but give it a limited yet large radius. As GPS - satellites or spy satellites do not have fixed position over the earth's surface I would let this 'GPS area' slowly move (outside of the player's control).
by spetsnaz84
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Open Red Alert League Europe
Replies: 19
Views: 11268

Imagine you log in on some openra competition website as 'spetsnaz84' and it stores the IP address (say 1.2.3.4) for a short amount of time (say 2 hours) in a database. If then I start to play a game (and I just found out the replay files store IP addresses of the players), the script can then corr...
by spetsnaz84
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Open Red Alert League Europe
Replies: 19
Views: 11268

Maybe it's easier to keep the ranking server based: Let a script process the replays on the official servers. This at least prevent fraud with fraudulent replay files. The only big problem then is identity. Hope can we prevent impersonation ? While IP-based authentication is indeed not flawless, it ...
by spetsnaz84
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Open Red Alert League Europe
Replies: 19
Views: 11268

Why not just use ELO-ranking ? or even better a Glicko/Glicko-2. Anyway, there are two additional problems that Elo does not address (afaik Glicko addresses only the latter or even both): Rating inflation. Long-standing players getting more and more points from newcomers that get into and out of th...
by spetsnaz84
Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Open Red Alert League Europe
Replies: 19
Views: 11268

Why not just use ELO-ranking ?
by spetsnaz84
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hotkeys discussion
Replies: 18
Views: 6629

spetsnaz84 wrote: How can I invoke support powers with hotkeys ? e.g. spy plane or para troopers.
Never mind. I found it. "END"
by spetsnaz84
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hotkeys discussion
Replies: 18
Views: 6629

How can I invoke support powers with hotkeys ? e.g. spy plane or para troopers.
by spetsnaz84
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Red Alert Global League - Public Registrations - Closed
Replies: 44
Views: 15221

Blackened wrote:
spetsnaz84 wrote: I am in too :-)
Sent a registration mail yesterday.
Noted! sometimes it takes .1 a day or two to update the thread. Welcome!
Thanks !
BTW: I am from Belgium, not Canada :)
by spetsnaz84
Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Competitions and Events
Topic: Red Alert Global League - Public Registrations - Closed
Replies: 44
Views: 15221

I am in too :-)
Sent a registration mail yesterday.