LLT: Learning LongTurn game for absolute beginners

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LLT: Learning LongTurn game for absolute beginners

Postby Corbeau » Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:17 pm

It seems it's that part of the year.

We announce the start of the signup process for the Learning LongTurn game (LTT). Registration happens through Longturn.net web interface and, to play, you need to download the Freeciv client. We still haven't decided if 2.5 or 2.6 will be used, the web page says 2.5 because we had to put something, but it may change.

This is a tutorial game aimed at beginners who have never played (Free)Civ or have played it very little and/or would like to get better acquainted with the interface, mechanics and House Rules. The main feature of the game (unless there is a consensus for otherwise) is low-aggression environment.

Join on the LearningLT game page on Longtirn.net.

PROPOSED features are:
* do not conquer more than X cities per week
* do not attack a player who has Y or less cities
* no early aggression: do not attack anyone before turn Z
The values for X, Y and Z will be discussed.

Once the rules are agreed on, the admin will use delegation system to prevent or reverse violations. Again, this is a learning game, not a competition.

There will be at least one experienced player in the game. Their role will be "advisory supervision". If they overstep this, it should be reported and admin will act.

The game will start when we decide there are enough players for it to make sense. To take part, you need to apply for the game. Once the starting date is determined, a week before the admin will send e-mails to the players so, if you wish to receive it, please sign in with a real e-mail. Then you will have to confirm participation through the LT web page interface.

All discussion will take place on the LT forum and on the LT Discord server, #learning-lt channel.
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