Sunday, August 14, 2022

Proposal: Formalised Disputes

Times out 6-0. Enacted by Brendan.

Adminned at 16 Aug 2022 17:23:52 UTC

Create a subrule of Winners at War called Formalised Disputes:

This rule is flavour text if the game is not in Tournament Mode.

If the events of a bout in tournament mode are ever being challenged by a call for judgement and that call for judgement’s text requests a pause in the tournament, the schedule in Winners at War is paused for as long as that call for judgement is not resolved; time spent with the tournament being paused is not counted towards the 12 hour and 24 hour thresholds in the schedule. Only the Announcer is permitted to enact calls for judgement that request that the tournament be paused.

Where multiple open calls for judgement each request a pause, that pause lasts until all of them have been resolved.

In cases where a rule has been unambiguously applied incorrectly by the Announcer in a bout in tournament mode in the opinion of the Announcer, the Announcer is permitted to recalculate the results of that bout without the use of a proposal or call for judgement so long as less than 24 hours have passed since the end of that bout. The new ending time for a recalculated bout is considered to be the ending time of that bout’s Round, with the most recent ending time being used in the case of multiple recalculated bouts in the same round. This ending time recalculation applies whether the bout was recalculated as a result of the enactment of votable matter, or as a result of the Announcer choosing to recalculate without the use of a votable matter.

In the case of a declaration of victory existing while a call for judgement requests a pause in the tournament, all Operators are encouraged to vote against that declaration of victory if they believe that the revelation of new or secret information as a result of the possible enactment of that call for judgement could change their vote. There is no 120 hour cooldown on the use of a Declaration of Victory while the game is in Tournament Mode, though fair play rules still apply.

Where this rule refers to a Round, it uses Round in the context implied in Winners at War rather than the context in The Arena.

Things could get messy if a bout has to be recalculated due to the number of bouts that might be impacted, so this should hopefully make everything flow smoothly in that case. DoVs are also affected just so that we don’t need to rush Josh to recalculate the final bout on short notice if something goes wrong, but as a consequence the DoV cooldown has to be turned off.


Brendan: he/him

15-08-2022 00:23:03 UTC

I thiiiink this is fine?  imperial


15-08-2022 02:15:17 UTC


Josh: he/they

15-08-2022 05:52:19 UTC


Trapdoorspyder: he/him

15-08-2022 19:32:52 UTC


Darknight: he/him

16-08-2022 11:36:54 UTC