[Nomic02] proposals: Phase Number / Innocent Until Proven Otherwise [jwalrus]

Admiral Jota nomic02@wurb.com
Sun, 19 Jan 2003 19:34:03 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Adam Biltcliffe wrote:

> Phase Number [jwalrus]:
> "There shall exist a number called the Phase Number which is part of the
> state of the game and is not attached to any game entity. The Phase Number
> shall begin at 0 and shall be incremented by 1 each time the player who is
> last in alphabetical order ends their turn and the player who is first in
> alphabetical order becomes the active player. Players are encouraged to
> mention the current value of the Phase Number when taking actions which may
> only be made by the active player or when ending their turn."
> (Commentary: Hopefully this should make it quicker for us to work out whose
> turn it is, since the last player to act will always be the
> alphabetically-last player to have acted during the current Phase.)


> Innocent Until Proven Otherwise [jwalrus]:
> "The initial value of each player's demerits tally shall be 0."
> (Commentary: I just realised this has never been explicitly mentioned and
> probably should be made official, since I believe as of the passing of Rule
> 28 we all now possess an indeterminate number of demerits.)


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