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by SveinR
24 Sep 2016, 10:36
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 7 format
Replies: 78
Views: 15326

Re: World Cup 7 format

kuchitsu wrote:I forgot the most important thing. I hope there won't be many levels with "world cup 7" texts in them. Imo most of the time these just look goofy and damage the aesthetics.
I don't get this at all, I think a true WCup lev should have "World Cup" written somewhere :)
by SveinR
21 Sep 2016, 19:16
Forum: Mopolauta
Topic: Moderators
Replies: 7
Views: 9143

Re: Moderators

New moderators: roope and Sla.
by SveinR
16 Sep 2016, 13:32
Forum: General
Topic: Idea: upgrade forum software to Discourse or nodeBB
Replies: 37
Views: 7475

Re: Idea: upgrade forum software to Discourse or nodeBB

skint0r's idea sound nice, I must say. However, as I've also mentioned in #across: I would very much like to see an example of how these boards handle massive topics (1000+ posts), which Mopolauta have several of. All the examples I've checked so for only have very small topics, with only about 15-5...
by SveinR
12 Sep 2016, 20:51
Forum: General
Topic: Idea: upgrade forum software to Discourse or nodeBB
Replies: 37
Views: 7475

Re: Idea: upgrade forum software to Discourse or nodeBB

Kopaka wrote:[...] and some active mods.
Does anyone want to be a mod? And what should an active lauta moderator do in this day and age, enforce these rules with a strict hand?

If someone wants to be a mod send me a PM and we can make it happen.
by SveinR
29 Aug 2016, 19:05
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 7 format
Replies: 78
Views: 15326

Re: World Cup 7 format

I would just like to add that nekhill etc levs would be far more discriminating towards lower-skilled players than pipe levs and work way more as a "forced skip" as some were worried about regarding pipes.
by SveinR
27 Aug 2016, 12:36
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 7 format
Replies: 78
Views: 15326

Re: World Cup 7 format

Zero wrote:Event with 2 levs would be nice :)
Like WCup503 a and b perhaps? You had to choose either to participate in event a or b, both of which were 3 day events where event b started after event a had finished.
by SveinR
26 Aug 2016, 17:37
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 7 format
Replies: 78
Views: 15326

Re: World Cup 7 format

I suppose I am a bit of a "World Cup traditionalist", but the following are absolutely needed in my view: 1 pipe event 1 rollercoaster 15 events and 1 skip seems fine. Regarding event length I think most should be 1 week as in the past but a few shorter/longer could be acceptable (and there is prece...
by SveinR
12 Aug 2016, 19:18
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Elasto Mania Champions League! QUARTERS going
Replies: 153
Views: 32608

Re: ElastoMania Champions League! Group stage started

Is anything happening here? Would be nice with updated tables in first post at least :)
by SveinR
4 Aug 2016, 22:01
Forum: New versions
Topic: EOL2 web browser version now available!
Replies: 34
Views: 13047

Re: Elma 2 web browser version now available!

Igge wrote:Also, am I stupid for not understanding how to change keys, or is it not possible on FF or something..?
Press enter before you select the key you want.
by SveinR
4 Aug 2016, 19:02
Forum: General
Topic: Elastomania on Steam? (IDEA)
Replies: 24
Views: 4703

Re: Elastomania on Steam? (IDEA)

ChrisBr wrote:I dont play Elma dat much, and my times are awful
Have you tried EOL (Elastomania Online)?

http://elmaonline.net
by SveinR
25 Jul 2016, 22:00
Forum: General
Topic: Very old discussions?
Replies: 26
Views: 4361

Re: Very old discussions?

Following up on the last post, here is the oldest WR table on elastomania.com that is archived, table #22 from June 2000.

http://web.archive.org/web/200006200449 ... esttim.htm
by SveinR
25 Jul 2016, 21:47
Forum: General
Topic: Very old discussions?
Replies: 26
Views: 4361

Re: Very old discussions?

Also fun: http://i.imgur.com/S2CHt6O.png So the logos weren't always there? There have been logos as far back as I can remember (started April 2000), but this may be referring to when Moposite took over the WR table from Csaba. I have a very slight memory that there may have been a short logo-less ...
by SveinR
24 Jul 2016, 22:22
Forum: General
Topic: Very old discussions?
Replies: 26
Views: 4361

Re: Very old discussions?

Cute alovolt debate: https://web.archive.org/web/20030904151653/http://pub65.ezboard.com/fmopolautafrm1.showMessage?topicID=499.topic Very nice historical discussion - the significance of hibernatus's alovolt button patch really cannot be overstated. so, alovolt i cool ? generally no. alovolt has c...
by SveinR
24 Jul 2016, 20:05
Forum: General
Topic: Very old discussions?
Replies: 26
Views: 4361

Re: Very old discussions?

The successor to the board you mention, and the precursor to the current Mopolauta: https://web.archive.org/web/20020211095 ... bmopolauta
by SveinR
24 Jul 2016, 20:00
Forum: General
Topic: Very old discussions?
Replies: 26
Views: 4361

Re: Very old discussions?

kuchitsu wrote:(btw isn't it cute to see people complaining about the MULTI WR table not updating in over a month?)
Not to mention my post there....
SveinR wrote:I can take it, and then it will probably be updated the same or the next day I get something.
Well, it was true for several years :P
by SveinR
7 Jun 2016, 15:34
Forum: Non-Elma related discussion
Topic: Euro 2016 fantasy league
Replies: 20
Views: 3747

Re: Euro 2016 fantasy league

Joined and ready to lose :D
by SveinR
30 May 2016, 17:36
Forum: General
Topic: GAA suggestions thread 2016
Replies: 37
Views: 7582

Re: GAA suggestions thread 2016

Admin agrees.




(wait, this forum is moderated?)
by SveinR
30 May 2016, 00:26
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Elasto Mania Grand Prix - RESULTS UPDATED 29/05/2016
Replies: 25
Views: 5196

Re: Elasto Mania Grand Prix - RESULTS UPDATED 29/05/2016

Unfortunately didn't have time to play more than two battles, but great contest and concept! Would be awesome if this could be like a monthly thing or something :)
by SveinR
13 Apr 2016, 18:28
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!

Then make the next wbc norm battles with shown times (hopefully someone has the balls like nin to make it soon), and then you can have good onions. And move on with life. I think one WBC every year is a good idea, but not more often than that. Regarding rules: As niN said we probably shouldn't disc...
by SveinR
12 Apr 2016, 15:46
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!

gimp wrote:Thank you for having bonus event. Every event for me happens at 0500, so it will be nice to play that one.
Hmm, have you moved to Australia or something? If you're in America the events should happen somewhere between 11 am and 2 pm.
by SveinR
11 Apr 2016, 18:33
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!

Sure, I don't mind one event at that time. But it sure would be easier to participate on it if it was, say, Sunday morning instead of Monday morning :)
by SveinR
11 Apr 2016, 14:40
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!

What I'm a bit worried is the fact that there is basically no skips. I've been lazy to follow this topic or IRC so I don't know if there was any discussion about it but I would've suggested 1-2 skip(s). I don't see a problem with bonus event but at least for me it's very different to having 1 skip,...
by SveinR
10 Apr 2016, 22:32
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!

I never said it isn't. Just for me these arguments "in norm EOL battle it isn't normal to have a 60 minute battle time", "in norm EOL battle it isn't normal to have hidden times" could be continued with "in norm EOL battle it isn't normal to have a very good lev" o,o Hah, well :) It's more a matter...
by SveinR
10 Apr 2016, 22:06
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!

roope wrote:The goal is not to make every event seem like the average EOL battle (15 minutes, shown times, norm shitty lev), like it seems some think it should be..
It's perfectly possible to have great levels that work with 15 minutes battle time and shown times...
by SveinR
9 Apr 2016, 20:29
Forum: General
Topic: Mopolauta Posts over Time
Replies: 8
Views: 2011

Re: Mopolauta Posts over Time

Interesting graphs!

Although the future is looking quite grim if your best-fit line to the number of battles per day is to be taken seriously...
by SveinR
4 Apr 2016, 19:01
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: World Battle Cup II STARTS FRIDAY APRIL 8TH

Zero wrote:This is very irrelevant imo. With the same logic we could take 24h events to a World Cup because the best players can produce good rides within that time.
Well, the difference is that cup events have a tradition of being 1 week long, just as battles have a tradition of lasting around 15 minutes.
by SveinR
3 Apr 2016, 20:27
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: World Battle Cup II STARTS FRIDAY APRIL 8TH

I see where people are coming from, I'll just clarify why I also think some shorter events would be nice: In a battle what we're really looking for is who can both find the best style and also execute it quickly. Usually we don't have a full hour to spend on this, and the very best battlers (Markku,...
by SveinR
3 Apr 2016, 14:43
Forum: Advertising
Topic: World Battle Cup II STARTS TONIGHT 20 GMT+2!!!
Replies: 217
Views: 30997

Re: HotHorses presents... World Battle Cup II

Stoked :) One comment though: Will all events be 1 hour long? I feel that would be a bit unfortunate, seeing as most normal battles are around 15 mins or less. I don't really see why battles for a world cup need to have a completely different format than the battles that are played all year long. So...
by SveinR
24 Mar 2016, 00:16
Forum: General
Topic: The current situation the scene, Elma, and EOL
Replies: 41
Views: 6812

Re: The current situation the scene, Elma, and EOL

I definitely agree with Thundr- here when it comes to making EOL more accessible. Another idea - what about having installation instructions as some youtube video where it's all explained in a clear manner? One pretty obvious spot to have these download and install links on the elmaonline site, I th...
by SveinR
11 Mar 2016, 21:07
Forum: Polls
Topic: Using Brake alias (aka using two fingers for gas/brake)
Replies: 52
Views: 12813

Re: Using Brake alias (aka using two fingers for gas/brake)

Also, it probably makes your reaction time slower as I suppose your middle finger is not completely stretched out and you need to make more effort to press the down arrow Actually, my middle finger is completely stretched out, so are all my other fingers :P I have my keyboard placed right at the ed...
by SveinR
11 Mar 2016, 17:59
Forum: Polls
Topic: Using Brake alias (aka using two fingers for gas/brake)
Replies: 52
Views: 12813

Re: Using Brake alias (aka using two fingers for gas/brake)

You never need to press more than three arrows simultaneously, so why would you press brake and gas with one finger? That must be painful. 8O Ehhh, no? Not more painful than simply resting your finger on the table. It is not the fingertip that's pressing both keys at once, but the entire finger (we...
by SveinR
11 Mar 2016, 15:28
Forum: Polls
Topic: Using Brake alias (aka using two fingers for gas/brake)
Replies: 52
Views: 12813

Re: Using Brake alias (aka using two fingers for gas/brake)

I only use right hand middle finger for gas+brake on the arrows, but it's not necessary to actually move the finger from gas to brake. Just lower the finger slightly and it hits brake without ever getting away from gas, so no time is lost there. Only when I just want brake without gas some time may ...
by SveinR
7 Mar 2016, 18:41
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup - format
Replies: 14
Views: 2636

Re: World Cup - format

largely to encourage people to actually upload their replay, something which many may neglect in the days of eol. Will this still be necessary? Can't remember I even did it in World Cup 6 but if you say so :) Edit: Just remembered only winner replays are auto-uploaded, so I guess in that case it wo...
by SveinR
2 Mar 2016, 20:10
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Paprika
Replies: 178
Views: 55415

Re: Paprika

Four years ago Abula created this topic: http://mopolauta.moposite.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=8665

Basically, Moposite is dead and relevant information should be moved to ElmaWiki. Unfortunately ElmaWiki pretty much died almost four years ago also.
by SveinR
26 Feb 2016, 14:58
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Preannouncing battles
Replies: 386
Views: 91188

Re: Preannouncing battles

Max! The time even works perfectly for me :)
by SveinR
18 Jan 2016, 19:55
Forum: General
Topic: Norm in Acrossish
Replies: 48
Views: 9631

Re: Norm in Acrossish

Searched my old #battle logs, others surely have older logs but this is what I found for first instance of "ez" being used there: 27th February 2003: <Cloud_IC> ez for a norwegian With regards to the usage of "ez time" etc, this was the first in my log: 8th March 2003: <jsim[EMA]> 4x ez And these ar...
by SveinR
12 Jan 2016, 22:34
Forum: Polls
Topic: Should "psy" be acceptable?
Replies: 16
Views: 4463

Re: Should "psy" be acceptable?

insane guy wrote:edit: whats the origin of psy btw? I always thought it came from psy's hard levs being impsy and "psy" derived from that. Maybe someone more oldschool can help?
It's a shortening of his original nick psymorph.
by SveinR
5 Dec 2015, 21:06
Forum: Feedback
Topic: New status for X
Replies: 1024
Views: 189133

Re: New status for X

sla -> 38 mins club
by SveinR
21 Oct 2015, 17:43
Forum: General
Topic: Elma 2 should have new internals
Replies: 71
Views: 12343

Re: Elma 2 should have new internals

How about extracting the levels from Elma iOS and remodelling some, not all, of those levels to work with current Elma, ie. no teleportation, moving objects etc. I don't know if any of them are good candidates, but worth checking out since these levels are not made by any of us :) We would only red...
by SveinR
6 Oct 2015, 22:38
Forum: New versions
Topic: EOL2 - updated 23.12.2017
Replies: 292
Views: 87158

Re: Elma 2 - updated 20.9.2015

That seemed to do the trick, thanks! I guess I never thought of it since I have it off in eol...
by SveinR
6 Oct 2015, 16:57
Forum: New versions
Topic: EOL2 - updated 23.12.2017
Replies: 292
Views: 87158

Re: Elma 2 - updated 20.9.2015

First off, fantastic work on the game! However, I do have an issue with it that I can't see anyone else has mentioned yet, and which makes the game rather unplayable for me. On all versions of Elma 2 I have tested, I experience input lag. It's not massive, but enough that I notice it and it hinders ...
by SveinR
22 Sep 2015, 12:50
Forum: Polls
Topic: World Cup 7 - Organizer?
Replies: 21
Views: 6020

Re: World Cup 7 - Organizer?

At this point I think it's more important to consider when it should be. Now it's 2 years since the last one started. Of course a long time to prepare is good, we had about 3 months last time I think, which turned out a little bit rushed. But in any case need a general idea of when before anyone ca...
by SveinR
14 Sep 2015, 15:32
Forum: General
Topic: World Cup 6 website launches, level collection begins
Replies: 72
Views: 26128

Re: World Cup 6 website launches, level collection begins

adi wrote:World cup 7 soon?
I think a World Cup every 3 years is reasonable, so there should be a new one in one year's time in my opinion :)

Maybe before then, another World Battle Cup?
by SveinR
4 Sep 2015, 17:59
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Nick and team changes
Replies: 566
Views: 124413

Re: Nick and team changes

Ville_J -> ville_j
Xarthok -> 8-ball
by SveinR
19 Aug 2015, 21:57
Forum: Advertising
Topic: Previously unseen MUe lev
Replies: 15
Views: 3293

Re: Previously unseen MUe lev

Anybody who would of battled a lev like bowling in a different universe would've been called out on shit lev because of impsy pie short cut and stupid Apple pyramid. Mue is not a good designer. Hmm, well... You should keep in mind that Bowling is not a lev that was designed to be battled in 20 mins...
by SveinR
13 Jul 2015, 00:34
Forum: General
Topic: terribly sad news
Replies: 136
Views: 33977

Re: terribly sad news

This is horribly sad news to read about... Only about a week ago I talked with him in EOL and played his battles. Even though I didn't personally know him that well I could tell that he was a really good guy and how dedicated he was to Elma. One thing I recall is his highly detailed and thought-thro...
by SveinR
17 May 2015, 11:14
Forum: General
Topic: EOL Ranking Structure Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 1970

Re: EOL Ranking Structure Ideas

If not ELO there has got to be some other kind of ranking system out there that would be similar yet has multiple players per event yes? You could easily construct a multiplayer-system from ELO by pretending a 10-man battle consists of multiple 1-on-1 matches. Then calculate the end score of each p...
by SveinR
15 May 2015, 20:49
Forum: General
Topic: EOL Ranking Structure Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 1970

Re: EOL Ranking Structure Ideas

One issue with that is that chess is 1on1 while elma battles is an unidentified number of opponents. Which means the way the mila system works (which was implemented for a while) you can gain a lot more points from a battle with 30 players than in a battle with 10 no matter who you're playing again...