Default 1 min count down timer pls

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hkwh01
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Default 1 min count down timer pls

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people always set the timer to 10 min by mistake

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Re: Default 1 min count down timer pls

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Moved to the ideas forum.

Maybe people should simply double-check their game settings before playing. :wink:
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Re: Default 1 min count down timer pls

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I'd rather have the timer default to a higher setting than a lower one. An unexpectedly long timer will make the game potentially slower. An unintentionally short timer can make the game unplayable, forcing a restart when it's noticed.

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Is there currently a default timer setting?
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Re: Default 1 min count down timer pls

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Yes. I think there is also a hidden preference to make it remember your settings when the game restarts instead of loading the defaults.
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Re: Default 1 min count down timer pls

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who ever will double check their setting , 60 seconds a turn is decent

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Re: Default 1 min count down timer pls

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Did you ever see a real ladder game?
On the ladder page, it is said that the recommended settings are as following:
Reservoir: 270
Init. Limit: 270
Turn Bonus: 200
Action Bonus: 20
I don't think these are just random numbers, but there are thoughts behind it. Having only 60 seconds somehow sounds way too less in comparison to that.
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Re: Default 1 min count down timer pls

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Crendgrim wrote:Did you ever see a real ladder game?
On the ladder page, it is said that the recommended settings are as following:
Reservoir: 270
Init. Limit: 270
Turn Bonus: 200
Action Bonus: 20
I don't think these are just random numbers, but there are thoughts behind it. Having only 60 seconds somehow sounds way too less in comparison to that.
This is old information anyway. These days timer is lengthened;
Reservoir: 300
Init. Limit: 300
Turn Bonus: 300
Action Bonus: 0

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Re: Default 1 min count down timer pls

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Well, having those timers even lengthened somehow emphasizes my point.
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