New: DUEL Mode!

Wednesday 27/02/2013, 15:27

Come and fight Kate in the new DUEL game mode and win cards and battle points! Every day, Kate will set 3 challenges: fight her and win common cards. Then, if you're feeling on form, you can carry on fighting her after having won the 3 daily cards and go on to win battle points.Every 24 hours, 3 new challenges will be available as well as new common cards to be won.
Click here to take up the challenge!

For the time being, the duel mode is available in Beta. We are planning to keep a close eye on what happens in terms of results (number of players, number of games, impact on the market, etc.) and will then make a decision about whether to keep it, amend it or simply get rid of it.

edited by elocau Wednesday 27/02/2013, 15:29

Tuesday 09/04/2013, 14:28

@ Zincomega
true enough, prolly cause Kate's 1st card 10 pillz wasn't game winning material :sleep:
mind though that rules are rules and it's weird playing 2 3 stars a 4 and 5 versus 4 5stars and having to go first

at least the 10 pillz power move has gone to the second round ^__^
more effective :smirk:

Tuesday 09/04/2013, 17:47

I'm sitting here with Gretchen, Yookie, Felicia and Ulawele and have to go first against Cortez (4star), Dugan (max), Emeth(max) and General Cr (max).

That doesn't seem fair...

Wednesday 10/04/2013, 16:00

@tgh02: "Finally, Duel encourages Bad Behaviour. For example, many players check daily Duel to determine if the 1st card is worth winning. Then afterward, they check again if the second card is worth playing 10 wins. Consequently, many players are abandoning their matches - forfeit is the worst behaviour on UR."

I don't understand how these are related? I judge whether to continue in Duel mode for the day after the first card based on how much it's worth. I never quit matches. Why would I be prone to doing so?

Tuesday 16/04/2013, 14:59

Can someone from the staff please explain why the rules for determining who goes first are not followed in Dual Mode :tired: :sleep: :tired:

I'd like a (good) answer :thumbsup:

Tuesday 16/04/2013, 15:17

The answer is simply because of Kate always going first in the first implementation. They might be working on a fix to make it random + following Strike Back, but I for one prefer going first. It lets me determine which round Kate will 10pill. If I play Ahkab first, Kate always high-pills (or low-med pillz DR, or SoA with ~8 pillz). If Kate went first I wouldn't have this sort of surety.

Thursday 18/04/2013, 02:23

Is it just me? Kate timed out a few times in her last move with 0 pills. a bloody long 4 mins waiting time

Thursday 18/04/2013, 15:43

She takes an awfully long time to take her turn sometimes, but iv only known of her timing out a few times

Thursday 18/04/2013, 18:13

Everything seems fine for me.

Thursday 18/04/2013, 22:26

She might take a long time to calculate all possibilities, but last round.... shouldnt it just two possibilities, all pills / all pills+fury, clearly she is not doing this.

To me, time out with 0 pills at the last round is ridiculous, coz her only choice is to play the last card with 0 pills!

Friday 19/04/2013, 13:59

Definitely needs to be permanent.


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