Saturday, September 16, 2023

Proposal: Peering Through the Window

Fewer than a quorum not voting AGAINST. Failed 1 vote to 3 by Kevan.

Adminned at 17 Sep 2023 17:47:14 UTC

In the rule “Sports Resolution”, after

summarising all random choices that were made as part of determining those events’ results (excluding Meddlings).

add the sentence:

If the rules for the sport define a Scorecard, the Result Post must include all the information about an event specified by the Scorecard.

In the rule “Betting”, after the step:

For each Bet whose Outcome did not occur, decrease the Readies of the betting Punter by the amount of the Stake.

add the step:

If the rules for the Sport define what a Hint for that sport is, for each Bet on the Sporting Event, send the betting Punter a random Hint from those that don’t involve the Secret Qualities of non-Participants.

Add the following text to the end of the rule “ClingBoom”:

* Scorecard: If there is a winner, the number of their remaining hit points.

Add the following text to the end of the rule Bloggsball:

* Scorecard: The difference between the two Participants’ Points.
* Hint: whether, after the match, a Potential Participant’s Brawn is above or below a certain integer between 2 and 19.

Add the following text to the end of the rule “Estate Agent Wrestling”:

* Scorecard: How much Contribution each Participant gained or lost from each combination for which that amount is nonzero.
* Hint: One move from the sequence of a Potential Participant’s Finishing Move, including its ordinal position within the Finishing Move.

Add the following text to the end of the rule “Blogbots”:

* Scorecard: If there is a Winner, the winner’s Chassis when they won.
* Hint: One order from a Potential Participant’s Script, including its ordinal position within the Script.

After a Blogbots event, each Participant’s Chassis is restored to what it was before the event.


Kevan: he/him

17-09-2023 12:06:33 UTC

against Afraid I’m not really getting into the idea of a dynasty where Bucky is possibly the only player running a script to simulate the outcomes of matches.

I assume the Hints here would allow (or at least strongly assist) such a player in deducing the private information about Participants by brute-forcing the match outcomes to see what was and wasn’t possible?

Lulu: she/her

17-09-2023 14:48:51 UTC


JonathanDark: he/him

17-09-2023 15:03:26 UTC