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Ladder Member Guide - Overview

Guide to options available to Ladder members

The Ladder Page Structure

Below details the structure of the Ladder Web Page:-

1. Site wide "Logout" link and Status Update link
2. Site wide Main Menu
3. Site wide Main Sub-Menu - available once logged into the site
4. Ladder Options
- Set as Home Page, option to set this Ladder as the landing page after logon
- Leave League, remove you from the Ladder and REMOVE ALL your previous Ladder history. Other options are to either take a Rest or become a non-playing member. Please read the Ladder Tab Guide for further details (below).
- Report this League, allows a report to be submitted to the Site Adminstrator. Used to report Spam or anyother type of misuse.
5. Ladder Menu Tabs
- Info, Information regarding the Ladder settings
- Ladder, the Ladder itself. Make Challenges, Dares, Take a Rest, alter your Ladder username / picture (Alias), see who is under Challenge, Detailed Stats, ELO rating
- Results, Previous Results
- Table, League table view of the Ladder using the Results to generate
- Members, List of Members will option to send them a message
- Forum, Start a new forum post or reply to an existing one
- Wall, List of Ladder activity and option to post comments, images and links

The Ladder Tab

Below details the structure of the Ladder Tab:-

1. Pos, The position of the Player. Top of the Ladder being position 1
2. Player, The player in this position
3. Statistics, Basic stats for the player (P=Played, W=Won, D=Drawn, L=Lost). Clicking the "..." link show detailed stats
4. ELO, General ELO rating
5. Under Challenge, If the player is currently under Challenge the Challenging player is shown here
6. Action, Two differences when using Actions
6.1 - Actions against yourself include:-
--- Edit Alias, Option to use a different name/image for this Ladder. Useful for GamerTags etc.
--- Short Rest, Option to remain on the Ladder at your current position but the option to be Challenged or Challenge is removed. Useful when you may be on holiday or working away.
--- Long Rest, Option to be removed from the Ladder due to a long term injury or other reason. When you return you will be placed at the bottom of the Ladder. As with the Short Rest, the option to Challenge or be Challenged is removed. Long Resting players are displayed in a different section below the Ladder.
--- UnRest, During a Short or Long Rest an option is available to return form the rest.
6.2 - Actions against other players
--- Challenge, When you wish to Challenge a player click the Challenge link within the Action column on their row. The Challenge does NOT require to be accepted, the Challenge is "on" as soon as you Challenge another player. The Challenge can be Cancelled (by yourself), Forfeited (by the other player) or the result of the Challenge can be submitted (by either player).
7. Leave Ladder, Remove yourself from being a playing Ladder member i.e. become a non-playing member

The Ladder Tab - Detailed Stats

Selecting the "..." link under the Stats information will show additional detailed stats.

The Ladder Tab - Challenge Link

To make a Challenge against another Ladder member, click the "Challenge" link within the Action column on their row.

The Challenge does NOT require to be accepted, the Challenge is "on" as soon as you Challenge another player. The Challenge can be Cancelled (by yourself), Forfeited (by the other player) or the result of the Challenge can be submitted (by either player).

If enabled for your Ladder, the Challenge may need to be played within a time period (see the Info Tab on your Ladder). If the Challenge isnt updated within this time period, the Challenge will be automatically Forfeited and the Challenger (requested the game) wins.

The Ladder Tab - Dare Link

To Dare another Ladder member to Challenge you, click the "Dare" link within the Action column on their row.

The Ladder Tab - Edit Alias

If you wish to amend your Ladder username and/or image, click the "Alias" link within your Action column.

The Ladder Tab - Short Rest

If you wish to take a short rest from the Ladder, click "Short Rest" link within your Action column. During a short rest, you remain on the Ladder at your current position but the option to be Challenged or Challenge is removed. Useful when you may be on holiday or working away.

You need to manually return from a short rest once you have selected this option. This option is available when within a Short Rest.

The Ladder Tab - Long Rest

If you wish to take a long rest from the Ladder, click "Long Rest" link within your Action column. During a long rest, you cannot be Challenged or make a Challenge and you will be removed from the Ladder i.e. losing your position.

You need to manually return from a long rest once you have selected this option - You will be placed at the bottom of the Ladder upon return. The return from rest option is available when you are resting.

Long Resting players are displayed in a different section below the Ladder.

The Results Tab

The Results Tab show all previous games played. There is an option to filter the results by Ladder member.

The Table Tab

The Table Tab show a league table based on all the Ladder games played.

The Members Tab

The Members Tab show all members within the Ladder (playing and non-playing) with the option to send them a private mail.

The Forum Tab

The Forum Tab allows new discussions to take place. Useful for additional Ladder rules or directions etc.

The Wall Tab

The Wall Tab holds all Ladder activitiy and also allows members to add comments, links and images.