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Today, surfing the net sparked a great idea that I am excited about. I

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Pardon my negativity here, Mario; it

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Mario, I note that you suggested you don

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I despise playing board and/or card games in a virtual environment.

The_Ender, I too, do not favor playing boardgames in the virtual environment over the real world. The best thing about boardgames--the thing I tout everytime someone asks about my hobby--is that it exists in a social setting of friends around a table. Why then, would a virtual game table be exciting to me...? Well, I only have so many friends who are willing to meet only so often to play games. On the occasions when I

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Mario, I note that you suggested you don

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Maybe it

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Learner, one more thing occurred to me. You asked on what platform I might want to develop this... well, it occurred to me, if this is really a great idea, I might be able to turn it over to a software company that develops games. I

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Ah, non-browser-based. Well, I can still assist, but it would be largely limited to the server side or VB on the client (or would it be a server that simply negotiates connections and lets the users do the rest?). If it

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Okay, Mario ... you have my interest! ;-) In fact, this might almost be a natural evolution for what I

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I

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Just for the record, we

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Egad!! Thoth. The Thoth Engine is essentially what I was innovating... only after the fact. In fact, I remember where a newsflash on this site mentioned Thoth and I think I even downloaded for evaluation not knowing exactly what it was.

Well, today I bought a copy of Games magazine. (I almost never buy Games magazine because it

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Thoth is great, except right now it only supports two players for the online environment (I believe this is not a problem with the PBEM mode). I have stressed to the programmer that a multiplayer option is essential to it

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