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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Blackcyclops » 09 Mar 2019, 16:32

I’m okay with it...

Cable isn’t though...as he hates people being in multiple books lol
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by EphemeristX » 11 Mar 2019, 15:31

das_boot wrote:
09 Mar 2019, 16:14
(I’m being sarcastic on that last point, mostly)
Mostly.

I'd be down. It'd be a cool twist.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by UrbanExplorer » 27 Apr 2019, 17:22

Now that the Thunderbolts Draft is going to end soon, is the next draft already in the pipeline? Would like to participate.

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by RingOtaku » 27 Apr 2019, 17:33

I'll post a sign-up thread in the next couple of days. Just need to survive this work week so my brain thinks good again.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by UrbanExplorer » 27 Apr 2019, 17:40

Ah your Initiative Draft? Can’t wait for THAT character list :lol: :mrgreen:

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by RingOtaku » 28 Apr 2019, 02:28

Yeah. I need to set up the special rounds and the rules for those.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Magik84 » 02 May 2019, 14:13

I've been thinking of a X-Men Generations Draft where the team has to be made up of a character introduced in different decade. Thought it could be interesting way of separating out the characters. It would be shorter than some others with 6 decades and a free agent round.

So just to keep track these are the potential upcoming drafts I think I've gotten everyone:
  • RingOtaku- Avengers International Draft (Next)
    WorldWideWade- Marvel vs DC Draft
    Ev82- X-Men : Heroes and Villains Draft
    das_boot- Young Heroes Draft (Marvel +DC)
    Gibbering Fool – Reverse Draft
    Blackcyclops – Avengers A-Editorial Draft
    Jazzkantine – Weirdworld/Elseworld Draft
    Cable - X-Men Editorial Draft 2.0
    Magik84 - X-Men Generations Draft
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by UrbanExplorer » 02 May 2019, 14:25

What’s a reverse draft? Never heard of that. :D

I would also love to see a Brotherhood of S.H.I.E.L.D. Draft, with scientists, inventors, ... from the human history.

Was there an Alpha Flight Draft already?

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Spectral Knight » 02 May 2019, 14:42

Didn't Jazzkantine say they were leaving the forum? Not seen them around since March.

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Magik84 » 02 May 2019, 14:55

UrbanExplorer wrote:
02 May 2019, 14:25
What’s a reverse draft? Never heard of that. :D

I would also love to see a Brotherhood of S.H.I.E.L.D. Draft, with scientists, inventors, ... from the human history.

Was there an Alpha Flight Draft already?
Reverse draft where you kill off characters, Gibbering said was basing it off old Betrayal games that were on forum.

I don't think there's been an Alpha Flight one yet.

I didn't know Jazz had decided to leave forum, I was just working with what people said in this thread.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by UrbanExplorer » 02 May 2019, 15:07

Thanks Magik,

I really like those drafts you folks did already, I think I need to stay here for some time :lol:

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by tokenBG1009 » 03 May 2019, 05:45

Magik84 wrote:
02 May 2019, 14:55
UrbanExplorer wrote:
02 May 2019, 14:25
What’s a reverse draft? Never heard of that. :D

I would also love to see a Brotherhood of S.H.I.E.L.D. Draft, with scientists, inventors, ... from the human history.

Was there an Alpha Flight Draft already?
Reverse draft where you kill off characters, Gibbering said was basing it off old Betrayal games that were on forum.

I don't think there's been an Alpha Flight one yet.

I didn't know Jazz had decided to leave forum, I was just working with what people said in this thread.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by EphemeristX » 03 May 2019, 06:46

Seeing the other game grind to a halt, I propose we all just go ahead and agree that if your turn comes and you don't make a choice within the pre-described amount of time (three days? -- I'd honestly propose two), the next person can just go without asking the mod? And if you come back later to find you've been skipped, just jump in as soon as you're ready to make your pick. Those kinds of waits really kill any momentum the game has.

This is, of course, not my game, so I'm not trying to push any rules on anybody. But after playing a number of these guys, that seems to be the biggest issue they all have.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by tokenBG1009 » 03 May 2019, 09:38

EphemeristX wrote:
03 May 2019, 06:46
Seeing the other game grind to a halt, I propose we all just go ahead and agree that if your turn comes and you don't make a choice within the pre-described amount of time (three days? -- I'd honestly propose two), the next person can just go without asking the mod? And if you come back later to find you've been skipped, just jump in as soon as you're ready to make your pick. Those kinds of waits really kill any momentum the game has.

This is, of course, not my game, so I'm not trying to push any rules on anybody. But after playing a number of these guys, that seems to be the biggest issue they all have.
Most always went with the 2-day thing. It just never became necessary to this extent.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by RingOtaku » 03 May 2019, 14:48

Yeah I think a two-day grace period is a good idea. I should probably incorporate that.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by UrbanExplorer » 30 May 2019, 19:00

If someone wants to do an Alpha Flight draft, I had some time off and made a pick list alphabetically with about 125 characters.

After we’ve been through with the other drafts, of course.

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Cable » 06 Jul 2019, 16:36

With the current draft winding down up next is WorldWideWades MArvel vs DC draft or Ev's X-Men draft. Are either of these close to ready to go?
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Aeon » 07 Jul 2019, 11:11

If we are doing this Marvel vs. DC draft next, well.. from which incarnation of the DC Verse? I can’t stand the current one, I rather prefer this pre- Flashpoint one. :lol:

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by WorldWideWade » 07 Jul 2019, 12:51

I can do the Marvel vs DC draft next.

I will produce a list of DC characters and typically it is up to the posters to decide which universe they come from. Different posters may have different DC verses but I like each individual poster to remain consistent if possible. Each character can only be used once though. So if Superman is chosen, the poster can make him Rebirth Supes, New 52 Supes, Earth 2 Supes, or even Superboy from Legion days, but then nobody else can have any other version of Clark Kent. Additionally, nobody has to specify the specific version of a character as I know this forum does not know DC as well as Marvel. If anyone has specific questions I will do my best to answer.

I plan on giving about a week after the Initiative draft wraps before officially starting sign ups.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Lavettye » 07 Jul 2019, 16:49

Can you explain the Marvel vs. DC concept a bit further? I probably won't sign up, as I don't know that much DC stuff, but Right now, I would hve no idea what to make of this. Are people drafting two groupd, one Marvel, one DC to then pit against each other, or is it one group with an equal amount of members from both companies ?

Another question: Have you ever had a Draft with Special moves, like maybe a Steal Deal ? Like every player has one chance to steal a character from someone else, who then immediately get a replacement pick before the game continues regularly. And a once stolen character can not be subject of the steal deal again.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by WorldWideWade » 07 Jul 2019, 18:29

The Marvel vs DC draft is basically the participants alternating picks between a list of Marvel characters and a list of DC characters. I envision a team of 8, 4 Marvel and 4 DC. The overall idea being that the two groups of characters have a misunderstanding and must fight each other before joining forces. There is also a villain aspect that I will explain more once the draft starts.

A steal round has been discussed in the past but several draft moderators including myself are not big fans of this idea. I personally do not want to introduce such a concept that could potentially cause genuine feelings of resentment towards the other players in the game.
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Blackcyclops » 07 Jul 2019, 18:50

Just waiting for my Avengers Editorial draft...so excited!!!!
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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by UrbanExplorer » 07 Jul 2019, 19:01

Blackcyclops wrote:
07 Jul 2019, 18:50
Just waiting for my Avengers Editorial draft...so excited!!!!
Mixed team or femvengers?

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Aeon » 07 Jul 2019, 19:12

Thank god the DC fandom page is identical to the Marvel page. I just need to type Superman and it shows me all 341 Superman, that have ever existed :lol: :lol:

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Re: Draft planning thread

Post by Blackcyclops » 07 Jul 2019, 19:33

UrbanExplorer wrote:
07 Jul 2019, 19:01
Blackcyclops wrote:
07 Jul 2019, 18:50
Just waiting for my Avengers Editorial draft...so excited!!!!
Mixed team or femvengers?
What?

And please lord, I hold that latter isn’t as offensive as I think it is lol
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