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Offline jmjm

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Accessing logs for past games
« on: 24 August 2017, 05:52:12 AM »
Sometimes, game endings can be quick and confusing.  Other times, I just want to go back and review previous games to learn from my mistakes.

Is there a way to get access to the logs of previously played games?

On a related note: since games now seem to be gaining a following on twitch.io, maybe an "instant replay" feature might be useful for promoting the game and getting more visibility on the internet.

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Re: Accessing logs for past games
« Reply #1 on: 24 August 2017, 02:00:37 PM »
1. Get a game ID
2. Open a new table
3. Choose "Load old game"
4. Enter the id and Add a Bot
5. Click ready
6. You can enter earlier decision points and replay from anywhere if you like.

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Re: Accessing logs for past games
« Reply #2 on: 24 August 2017, 04:52:32 PM »
1. Get a game ID
2. Open a new table
3. Choose "Load old game"
4. Enter the id and Add a Bot
5. Click ready
6. You can enter earlier decision points and replay from anywhere if you like.

And note that if you aren't a paid subscriber then the only games you will be able to reload in this way are ones with only base set cards.

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Re: Accessing logs for past games
« Reply #3 on: 23 September 2017, 07:25:17 PM »
Is there a way to get game #'s for games already completed? Just played my tournament match and forgot to write down the #s!

Thanks!

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Re: Accessing logs for past games
« Reply #4 on: 23 September 2017, 08:42:36 PM »
Is there a way to get game #'s for games already completed? Just played my tournament match and forgot to write down the #s!

 Bump!  This would be great.

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Re: Accessing logs for past games
« Reply #5 on: 23 September 2017, 08:46:02 PM »
Alas, I'm having a hard time getting this to work as described:

1. Get a game ID
2. Open a new table
3. Choose "Load old game"
4. Enter the id and Add a Bot
5. Click ready
6. You can enter earlier decision points and replay from anywhere if you like.

As soon as I click "ready" (step 5) the game starts and immediately ends, flushing the logs again. Is there a trick to entering at an earlier decision point so this doesn't happen? There's no way to pound the "undo" button fast enough.

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Re: Accessing logs for past games
« Reply #6 on: 23 September 2017, 09:21:02 PM »
Alas, I'm having a hard time getting this to work as described:

1. Get a game ID
2. Open a new table
3. Choose "Load old game"
4. Enter the id and Add a Bot
5. Click ready
6. You can enter earlier decision points and replay from anywhere if you like.

As soon as I click "ready" (step 5) the game starts and immediately ends, flushing the logs again. Is there a trick to entering at an earlier decision point so this doesn't happen? There's no way to pound the "undo" button fast enough.

You can either pick an earlier decision point, or make sure that you're playing the player who ended the original game to prevent the bot from ending it.

To look up the game number you can go to http://dominion.lauxnet.com/scavenger/ and enter your username. It will show all your rated 2-player games.

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Re: Accessing logs for past games
« Reply #7 on: 23 September 2017, 09:25:05 PM »
Alas, I'm having a hard time getting this to work as described:

1. Get a game ID
2. Open a new table
3. Choose "Load old game"
4. Enter the id and Add a Bot
5. Click ready
6. You can enter earlier decision points and replay from anywhere if you like.

As soon as I click "ready" (step 5) the game starts and immediately ends, flushing the logs again. Is there a trick to entering at an earlier decision point so this doesn't happen? There's no way to pound the "undo" button fast enough.

So if the bot is last player they will finish the turn super fast and the game will end immediately (if a human player is last it's not an issue).

After Step 4 the "Decision" number is set to the last decision of the game by default. If you change this to some earlier number which is before the start of the bots last turn then you will reach a point where there's a human decision and you can see the log up to that point and use "/undo" in the chat to bring up little buttons next to the log which will allow you to move to earlier points in the game if you want. How much lower "Decision" number needs to be set will depend on what the last turn looked like, so unfortunately you just have to experiment. You have to click "Load Game" again after changing the decision number.

edit: beat by markus but maybe still helpful.

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Re: Accessing logs for past games
« Reply #8 on: 23 September 2017, 09:27:24 PM »
If you want to set yourself to the last player so that the bot doesn't auto end the game, once the table is made click "Advanced Options" and then "Player Order".