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by Marksdad
03 Jul 2018 15:33
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

I understand your grievance,Talos. It's not my place to comment or question Michael's decision to let Magnus' review/s through. Magnus always reviews true to form: commenting on a levels faults first;then commenting on its faults some more; before ending the review with a comment on its faults. His ...
by Marksdad
01 Jul 2018 19:45
Forum: Chat
Topic: Hi to July..
Replies: 8
Views: 170

Re: Hi to July..

if it weren't for the weather, we'd probably soon run out of topics of conversation.
We had friends and family around today,and they said those exact same words :)

My younger son moved to Australia in January,and he's complaining about
how cold and wet the weather currently is. Whingeing Pom :D
by Marksdad
01 Jul 2018 10:46
Forum: Chat
Topic: Hi to July..
Replies: 8
Views: 170

Re: Hi to July..

I guarantee,the first day of rain we get we'll all be complaining:"typical! It's July; it's the UK;and it's bloody raining" :roll:
by Marksdad
30 Jun 2018 10:38
Forum: Chat
Topic: Happy birthday DJ Full
Replies: 14
Views: 168

Re: Happy birthday DJ Full

Many happy returns of the Day! :2thumbsup: :fireworks2: :fireworks3:
by Marksdad
22 Jun 2018 15:03
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

They write and rate according to technical facts that most players don't know a thing about, discouraging the less savvy from becoming reviewers. With respect,I don't agree with this. This system has been in place for the better part of eighteen years.It never discouraged people from becoming revie...
by Marksdad
20 Jun 2018 13:59
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

To me the like/dislike feature is sort of useless. I don't even look.
Well,VonCory's comparatively easy manipulation of it would seem to back that up
by Marksdad
20 Jun 2018 13:57
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

:blush: Put me in a corner,there! Ok,here's the story behind that.. my Son (the builder VonCory) did a school project some years ago (he's a science post-grad now) where he was tasked with creating an algorithm. He developed one for automatically increasing the hit rates on Internet sites. He was a ...
by Marksdad
18 Jun 2018 22:59
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

A very interesting and valid point,Tolle. I agree with your points;but the problem with implementing an updated system is that you'll end up with (to all intents and purposes) two level indexes within the same one. i.e.the old reviews;and the post-revision reviews. I think we're just going to have t...
by Marksdad
18 Jun 2018 11:57
Forum: Chat
Topic: Happy Birthday The Tiger!
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: Happy Birthday The Tiger!

Many happy returns!

Any news on Crystal Clarity?
by Marksdad
18 Jun 2018 11:55
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

For a website that's been going strong for the past 18 years,and still maintains a solid amount of levels released per month (as well as having the most comprehensive TR Custom Level Listing on the web) I don't feel anyone need worry about it meeting its downfall any time soon simply because one dis...
by Marksdad
17 Jun 2018 20:49
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

@Tolle87, I'm not sure I follow your logic. The custom levels themselves are built specifically by,and for, the TR Custom Level community - not the wider gaming world. Although once (fifteen,or more,years ago) I was a keen gamer of all types of genres,I no longer have the time nor patience to bother...
by Marksdad
17 Jun 2018 15:37
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

In addition,there is also the herculean administrative issue of having to implement this brand new reviewing system. If the 'like/dislike' system were ever implemented (a purely academic theory; because it never will) then all the old score system would need to be deleted;the 'like/dislike' system s...
by Marksdad
14 Jun 2018 13:47
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

@ceamonks, I've just had a look at your reviewing stats. For a total of almost 700 reviews,an average rating of 3.66 is some quite considerable distance below the average ratings of the other reviewers in the Triple Platinum category (which are all in the upper 6's or low 7's) I looked up my own ave...
by Marksdad
14 Jun 2018 10:38
Forum: Review Forum
Topic: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?
Replies: 142
Views: 2989

Re: Should the scoring system of level reviews be abolished on here?

Yes,this is a subject which is raised every couple of years or so. I think it basically comes down to the fact that we have a tried and tested system that,while perhaps not perfect,is something that most people here are very comfortable with. The 'fun factor' element is essentially reflected in the ...
by Marksdad
13 Jun 2018 20:16
Forum: Stuck In A Custom Level
Topic: Osvaldo - The Electric Crystal
Replies: 14
Views: 409

Re: Osvaldo - The Electric Crystal

Thanks for that.
Gosh,that saved me a huge and fruitless backtrack! :2thumbsup:

I didn't get a stats screen at the end;did you?
I just had a black screen and a piece of standard TR4 music.