PBEM No Mad Dogs

From: Wulf Corbett <glorantha-board_at_rpglist.org>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 15:53:23 +0000

On Sun, 16 Nov 2003 15:46:41 +0100, "Goihl & Fahey" <goihlk_at_zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:

>>I'm still wondering exactly how this is to be adjudicated.
>Me too...
>>Never having tried PBEM boardgaming (I've tried RPG
>>and games like Diplomacy), how is the board kept?
>I keep mine on a thin board so that I can easily put it away on top of a=
 row of books on a shelf. I have all the pieces on it. I put notes on = post-its on the game board and use other markers.

Ah... there's just no physical way I can keep a board constantly laid out.

>>Is there an online board?
>There is such a thing but I've never used it. With that you wouldn't =
need a ref, so it would be very useful.

There's Cyberboard, but I've never tried it, or even looked at it.

>With my games players email their intended moves and I shove everyone's =
pieces around the board accordingly and send back the results. For some = time we maintained a rate of two weeks for each turn, but it got slower = over time. I've got ideas about how to run it better, but we'll see.

But clearly they have to keep their own boards too. I'd have to drop out at that, no space here.


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