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Permanent competition revival

Started by dreadnaut, May 30, 2014, 05:39:04 PM

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What about restarting the permanent competition? (see below)

Great idea!
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No thanks, I already have one.
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Voting closed: June 14, 2014, 05:40:37 PM

dreadnaut

I've been looking into automating the permanent competition, and it's not too difficult. The only thing, I think it's a bit... uninteresting: most tracks have already incredible records, probably all driving Indy, stuck there for more than ten years. Then again, there's no information about which cars were used.

So I thought about this:

  • we archive the current permanent competition
  • we clear up the scoreboards, and restart with the 6 original tracks
  • I add automatic upload, and store the replays on the website
  • these replays are public and downloadable
  • scoreboards filtered by car
  • every year, we add a new track!
Everyone can of course resubmit their original replays, and they'll start at the top of the scoreboard, but these time the replays will be there for everyone to see :)

CTG

1, If there's no sign for the car, it was Indy.
2, We should keep the old records. They are strong, but not THAT strong.
3, Closed tracks should stay. ;D
4, No public replays, please!
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BonzaiJoe

Yes, good idea. Let's get rid of the closed tracks. They're completely arbitrary. And let's have public replays. We're too far into the future for secrecy.
But we can't be quite sure.


CTG

Quote from: BonzaiJoe on May 30, 2014, 06:21:04 PM
They're completely arbitrary.

But still, they are part of permanent tracks' history. Would it really disturb you to have a bit more active permanent scoreboards?
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dreadnaut

Quote from: CTG on May 30, 2014, 07:26:43 PMBut still, they are part of permanent tracks' history. Would it really disturb you to have a bit more active permanent scoreboards?

They are indeed history, that's why I would archive the whole page. And we can reintroduce them in the future, but I think that a competition starting with 12 tracks would be too "diluted" for the number of pipsqueaks around.

CTG

Whatever... just have an active permanent competition!
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alanrotoi

- I would like to stay with the records. Anyway automatic upload replays and publishing them it's ok for me.
- Closed tracks are nonsens but if you like keep them.
- Erase the GHOSTS from the records.

CTG

Quote from: alanrotoi on May 30, 2014, 10:34:53 PM
- Erase the GHOSTS from the records.

Don't be so strict with yourself. Chulk, Cordi and the others should stay on the list. ;D
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Chulk

Quote from: CTG on May 31, 2014, 04:34:18 PM
Don't be so strict with yourself. Chulk, Cordi and the others should stay on the list. ;D
Am I on the list? I mean, apart from Default that became an official ZCT
Yes, it is me. No, I'm not back at racing (for now...)

CTG

Quote from: Chulk on June 02, 2014, 08:41:32 AM
Am I on the list? I mean, apart from Default that became an official ZCT

Yes. See: http://zak.stunts.hu/index.php?page=permanent

6th on Default, 12th on Bernie's and 7th on Skid's.
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CTG

Btw I would miss the closed tracks mainly because I can beat some of those records. ;D I mean Skid's, Helen's and Cherry's Closed... and maybe Bernie's Closed, too.
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Chulk

Quote from: CTG on June 02, 2014, 08:43:13 AM
12th on Bernie's and 7th on Skid's.
I vaguely remember racing on those now that you mention it
Yes, it is me. No, I'm not back at racing (for now...)

zaqrack

My opinion:

YES to deleting closed tracks
YES to archiving old records and to start with a clean scoreboard. Old records should be clearly visible though.
YES to public replays
YES to car filtering - this would add a lot of extra layers for fun racing

not sure about every year a new track. Which track? Maybe the best ZakStunts track voted for the year?

and YES to let all original opponents have a go on the tracks and we submit their times. :)

CTG

Quote from: zaqrack on June 03, 2014, 05:23:22 AM
Which track? Maybe the best ZakStunts track voted for the year?

Exactly what I thought in the evening!
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CTG

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