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Thu, May 27 2021 2:36 PM (10 replies)
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  • TCMcDuff
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    Tue, May 18 2021 8:34 PM
    This game is proof that programmers are only proficient with machine languages. When they tell you you have only one time out left do not believe them you have none. Also can someone explain why when you are disqualified you can not watch the rest of the players complete their game. I don’t believe if you are disqualified in a PGA tournament that they immediately make you leave the course. I play regularly with my brothers and would enjoy watching them finish their round. Please correct your language and give disqualified players the option to continue to watch. Thanks.
  • TopShelf2010
    10,272 Posts
    Wed, May 19 2021 7:31 AM

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  • bossbird
    1,189 Posts
    Wed, May 19 2021 8:35 AM

    If you don’t play within the allocated time you don’t have the right to watch the rest. Same with soccer when you get a red card you are sent out of the arena , and cannot watch from the stands ! 
    Oh and this isn’t real golf , it’s only a game simulating the real sport ! 

  • HackWilson1930
    1,408 Posts
    Wed, May 19 2021 8:42 AM

    Time outs are not the same as warnings. You might have set the game for 7 time outs and still get disqualified for slow play after a first warning. 

  • pdb1
    22,243 Posts
    Wed, May 26 2021 6:50 PM

    TCMcDuff:
    This game is proof that programmers are only proficient with machine languages. When they tell you you have only one time out left do not believe them you have none. Also can someone explain why when you are disqualified you can not watch the rest of the players complete their game. I don’t believe if you are disqualified in a PGA tournament that they immediately make you leave the course. I play regularly with my brothers and would enjoy watching them finish their round. Please correct your language and give disqualified players the option to continue to watch. Thanks.

      Amended

      Okay . Pretty good 1st Post .

      The time you thought you had 1 time out left . And you did not . It is unlikely that you could recreate the scenario . Probably a glitch , error , or mistake .But it probably happened .

      The reason that you cannot continue to watch the match once you exit , DQ , forfeit , disconnect , restart or any other round ending action . Is because your personal game play has ended . There is nothing more to see . It is not a movie that you all were watching and suddenly some put PARENTAL BLOCK on you .

      The game is not being recorded by WGT . At least not the graphics and animation . Only the statistics and data . ( it may be being recorded but not from your view , and not for your viewing pleasure ) . Once you are out of the round there is nothing left for you to view unless you were recording the round . I think even then the recording would stop . Once the game on the computer that you are using ended .

      One of the other players could record the round . Then send you the video . Once the round was over . But too late then .

      There is no capability to stream random games amongst WGTers . It all has to be set up before hand . With any number of video recording and or streaming programs . All of which are separate vendors from WGT . WGT does not offer that service .

      These are my opinions on this matter .

      Anyway . It looks like you play a lot .

      So . Welcome to the Forums .

      CONGRATS .

  • MarchieB
    994 Posts
    Thu, May 27 2021 4:34 AM

    pdb1:
    Except for a few mistakes . The time you thought you had 1 time out left . And you did not . It is unlikely that you couls recreate the scenario . Probably a glitch , error , or mistake .

    Actually the OP is 100% correct. When you use up your last timeout/shot clock time violation it will say 1 Timeout remaining. However the next time you use too much time you are DQ’d. This actually came up a few years back in one of the first few Live events where one of the players was DQ’d with a couple hole left to play as he thought he still had one more time violation. It is very confusing.
    I made the simple suggestion that they should just change the numbers on them so that when you’ve used the last one available to you it says you have 0 remaining rather than 1 but nothing came of it.  

  • pdb1
    22,243 Posts
    Thu, May 27 2021 5:16 AM

      I really didn't mean to make it look like I didn't believe him . But it is not me that matters . I also do believe him . As practically every timeout scenario has happened to me 100 fold .

      I will amend it above to sound better .

      If it seems unlikely to happen . It will certainly happen to me .

      But if the QA team cannot recreate the same scenario with the same results . Then they won't know how to fix it .

      Those timeout DQ's . Don't happen on a consistent regularity . At least for me . So it may as well be called a fluke . Even it it has happened 100 times .

      The number count  of timeouts left is even likely to be off by 2 . Ive seen that too .

      I have also lost track .

  • garyk49
    1,948 Posts
    Thu, May 27 2021 5:44 AM

     

    Or look at it a different way.  When it says you have one timeout remaining, you are then playing on that 1 timeout.

  • pdb1
    22,243 Posts
    Thu, May 27 2021 9:47 AM

       You get only 1 timeout .

      The second timeout disqualifies you .

      If you got 2 timeouts the 3rd would DQ you .

      On the other hand .

      2 timeouts DQ's you .

      What am I ?

      A WGT Coin Game .

      Correct .

  • SamSpayed
    3,178 Posts
    Thu, May 27 2021 1:37 PM

    TCMcDuff:
    This game is proof that programmers are only proficient with machine languages. When they tell you you have only one time out left do not believe them you have none.

    This is correct, and I agree with you that it's deceiving and a poor design (although it's not technically a bug).

    My suggestion would be to always set the number of timeouts in your multiplayer games to 3 (or more).  That way you can time out twice (or more) and still finish your game.  I play a lot of multiplayer games and it's extremely rare for me to see anyone time out more than twice in a game.

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