Sunday, December 3, 2017

Saving WIZARD



What you need to do to save the Wizard site.
1. Download the Wizard MP program.
2. Arrange Wizard MP games without using the A.I. (live players only)
3. Provide feedback on problems encountered. (wizardjester@gmail.com)

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
(a) Downloading. (Not Google)
The first time launching, it takes a few seconds to load, so wait about 30 secs.
Direct link:  http://www.blitztream.net/Wizard%20MP%20Web%20Manual.html
FaceBook page:  http://www.facebook.com/wizardcardgame
(b) Hosting/Joining
You need to Register once: Provide username and password and Register
Once registered you provide username and password then click “Login”.
The next screen is “HOST” or “JOIN”.
If HOSTING select max players. (NO for AI players) Select CR (Yes/No) and Quick (Yes/No)
In the room name write in your username and click HOST.
If JOINING type in "Random" or the username of the host you want to join and click “Join”

(c) Playing
Game starts when Host clicks START. (Other players click OK)
1. The CROWN indicates the dealer.
2. The STAR indicates the person to play or bid.
3. Trump suit is shown in upper left of screen
4. Enter bid using arrows and click “Bid”.
5. Screen can be made larger by dragging edges.
6. Individual scores are shown in Circle below names.
7. To see full record of scoring click on SCORE in upper right corner

*Arranging games is a challenge. I suggest:
(a) Post an early one-time invitation. e.g. Hosting Wizard MP at 8 pm EST  tonight.
or
(b) Post a set day and time invitation. e.g. Hosting Wizard MP at 7 pm EST every Friday.
or
(c) Post an ongoing daily invitation e.g. Hosting Wizard MP at 9 pm EST every day.


Saturday, December 2, 2017

Riga, Latvia: 2017: Tournament Results


RIGA, LATVIA 2017 Wizard Tournament Results
NOTE: players ranked 5-12 are tied with a total of 115 points:These include Marko and Jeff Burton. Brian Weippert missed that group with a score of 105. Martina 90, George Wellsbury 85 and Paula Palmer 70

1. Vasileos Papadakis............................150
2. Robert Simon....................................140
3. Ignaz Punz.........................................125
4. Symeon Panagiotogou......................120
5-12: Eight players tied with................115
     Marko Sapiano
     Jeff Burton
     Thomas Zeiger
     Robert Laschkolnig
     Tatjana Punz
     Spyros Keramas
     Ralf Forstner
     Alexander Ulbricht
13-15. Brian Weippert.................................105
           Danile Sigl........................................105
           Akos Lencses.....................................105
16-17 Manfrd Werlein.................................95
          Antal Polya........................................95
18. Marina Navarrete................................90
19-21 George Wellsbury..............................85
          Shawky Mossa...................................85
         Giacomo Chiari...................................85
22. David Baum..........................................80
23-24. Paula Palmer..................................70
           Alexander Niederle..........................70
25. Oliver Lehmann....................................55