A Basic DBS system

After including a post on the Calhamer Point scoring system, perhaps I don’t need to worry about posting about a basic Draw-Based Scoring system, as there’s no more basic a DBS system than the Calhamer Point. However, I think the pure Calhamer Point system is too simplistic, no matter how it is used. It’s notContinue reading “A Basic DBS system”

Calhamer Point scoring system

If you want a way to score Diplomacy, what better place to go than the man himself, the Great and Good ABC, Allan Calhamer, the game’s creator. After all, any system Calhamer produced would be sympathetic to the his design for the game. So this is why I’m going to examine perhaps the simplest ofContinue reading “Calhamer Point scoring system”

Playdiplomacy’s scoring system

My previous post looked at webDiplomacy’s scoring system and I promised, as part of the post, that I’d be looking at both webDiplomacy and Playdiplomacy, specifically the bits that I feel are not as good as they could/should be. So now I’m moving onto Playdip’s system of scoring games. Ratings not scoring Playdiplomacy uses aContinue reading “Playdiplomacy’s scoring system”