On Fri, 2019-08-02 at 14:02 -0700, Kerim Aydin wrote: > Actually, I wonder if we should think about some kind of "debugging" > mechanism for victories. Something like "when a win method is first > implemented (some mechanism, probably involving Agoran Consent, for > figuring out whether the first win was due to a win as intended or due > to finding a bug)". If it was "win as intended" then champion, > otherwise you get a "debugging" title. After a certain amount of time > that "debugging" goes away and it's a straight win - if you find a > loophole that nobody's spotted at the beginning, you deserve the full > win. > > (Now that I've written this, it's the sort of thing that's clear in > concept but really squishy to hard-code).
A bug exploit could /be/ a win as intended, if the bug had been placed there intentionally by the proposer. "Convince people to adopt a buggy victory condition and win immediately" is one of the more common winning techniques at BlogNomic. -- ais523