Teams (a recurring stupid idea?)
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Level 23 Chipist
post #148553 :: 2021.11.03 10:08am :: edit 2021.11.03 10:09am
  Lincent hæitd this
  nitrofurano liēkd this
In nature, individuals tend to form teams to beat opponents. How come botb hasn't evolved a team system? (I did search the site for the keyword "teams", surely this has been discussed already)
Level 24 Chipist
post #148556 :: 2021.11.03 11:28am
i don't know if it is in the same context of what i mentioned in another thread, about submissions only being valid when at least one collab is added (or better, the battle host would define the minimum of collab to be considered valid)
Level 31 Chipist
post #148557 :: 2021.11.03 12:51pm
  YQN, mirageofher, xterm, argarak, nitrofurano and puke7 liēkd this
Level 9 Playa
post #148558 :: 2021.11.03 12:55pm
Hello, and good day! The section of the lyceum article that the next hyperlink leads at, expands about concepts I deem similar to the team one I am currently interpreting that you propose, YQN:
Level 28 Chipist
post #148571 :: 2021.11.03 10:08pm
  xterm and kleeder liēkd this
What a great idea, I could use some more pigeon subordinates >:)
Level 30 Chipist
post #148572 :: 2021.11.03 11:16pm :: edit 2021.11.03 11:31pm
  cabbage drop, YQN, mirageofher, xterm, argarak, Lincent, damifortune and now_its_dark liēkd this
i feel like sometimes there is drama on the website (which is fine lol, stuff happens from time to time...) and ppl probably dont need an "extra layer of making it awkward if they fell out with somebody"... so imo no to "self-defined clans" but clans that the website owner or compo owner makes (for fun, per contest) wld b really interesting

(like there cld b compos where ppl define groups like "TEAM NERDS" vs "TEAM BEATS" (assigns users to these based on discernment/self-signup for the contest))
Level 22 Playa
post #148592 :: 2021.11.04 9:18am
  YQN liēkd this
i like kef's idea here, per-battle teams/clans would make things nicely non-committal. even if you come to dislike a clan-mate in the future, it wouldn't make sense to try to deny that at one time in the past you collab'd...
Level 23 Chipist
post #148612 :: 2021.11.04 10:07pm
  mirageofher liēkd this
Level 20 Grafxicist
post #148615 :: 2021.11.04 10:40pm
I like the idea of clans in that it adds some more video-gamey elements to the site, but I feel like the way it's currently presented feels kinda weird and exclusionary. but that might just be me, idk.
Level 29 Chipist
post #148619 :: 2021.11.05 12:58am
  nitrofurano liēkd this
there is kind of groups that form organically but its mostly like groups of people who want to battle against each other.
Level 12 XHBist
post #148622 :: 2021.11.05 8:11am
  cabbage drop, mirageofher and kleeder liēkd this
me anfd kleeder would definitely be a clan
Level 23 Chipist
post #148636 :: 2021.11.05 2:50pm
  mirageofher liēkd this
didn't think of those potential side effects, there must be ways to implement team games that do not induce unnecessary drama though (but maybe not worth coding). i like the idea of randomly assigned teams in the scope of a major

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