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Mute and Report players

Originally suggested by THanz on 2019-10-29. Implemented in v87 admin update: Report/mute tutorial in attached image
Suggested by: heady (14 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 01 Feb Comments: 5

Display if Karma System is active or not

The notification for the Karma System (if the penalty is active or not) gets lost in the chat log. It would be helpful if that was displayed somewhere other than the ...
Suggested by: heady (18 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 09 Mar, '22 Comments: 20

add vote surrender

sometimes one player just gets ahaed too fast and everyone agrees it is a matter of time until he wins. so we could add to the chat a "/votesurrender color" to end ...
Suggested by: tuga (08 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 17 Feb Comments: 9
Under consideration chat idea

In-Game Audio channel

I think it would be great to have an in-game audio channel with each player having the option to mute/un-mute their mic and speaker to that channel. Spectators would ...
Suggested by: AlexInAuburn (23 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 24 Feb Comments: 5
Under consideration chat enhance feature

Separate chat from turn log

Sometimes chat conversations get lost between turns. Maybe you could use that area of the screen for two separate boxes: one for chat, one for the turn log.
Suggested by: Schunkadunka (08 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 24 Sep, '19 Comments: 3

keep chat/turn log if refresh the page

sometimes i have to refresh the game for various reasons and the chat/turn log refresfh along with it. would be helpful to have logs even if you refresh
Suggested by: heady (14 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 17 Jun, '23 Comments: 4
Under consideration chat

Mobile bug: typing in room chat makes lose connection

This occurs mostly while playing on my phone, sometimes on the computer. When typing in the pre-game chat window I get disconnected from the page. A similar thing ...
Suggested by: Madeline Brandt (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '21 Comments: 4
Under consideration bug chat mobile needs-reproduction

Add more synonyms for resources in chat

Sheep and wool both pull up the sheep/wool card image. I've heard stone used as a synonym for ore and forest used as a synonym for wood. Can these be added?
Suggested by: Won Seok (14 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 02 Dec, '20 Comments: 4
Under consideration chat

Unlimited Time for chat after the Game Ends

Do not put a time limit on the chat after the game ends. I've had conversations with people after the game ends but it only lasts a minute or two and the ...
Suggested by: Schunkadunka (26 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 20 Feb, '21 Comments: 4
Under consideration chat

BUG: No color on usernames beginning with a parsed word ("wheat"/"knight"/"city")

When someone with a username that begins with a word that gets parsed into an icon ("wheat"/"knight"/"city"), the color of their chat and activity log is black and ...
Suggested by: bocaben (15 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 01 Jan, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration bug chat ui

Same chat color for all players

Some of the colors are hard to read in the in game chat, I suggest changing the actual chat messages in black and keeping the names colored I believe this is how it ...
Suggested by: Christian (04 May, '20) Upvoted: 05 Nov, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration chat

Review banned words

"God" is not a swear word. Neither is "crap". Reasonable banned words list please.
Suggested by: Cers (05 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 25 Oct, '22 Comments: 4
Done chat

2 clients in same game shows wrong color on chat

Originally posted here:
Suggested by: Esqarrouth (04 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 06 Oct, '20 Comments: 1
Done bug chat

Chat bug: words get scrambled and appear out of order

When I chat, my words get scrambled and appear out of order. It only happens when I use spaces or punctuation. I think maybe because I have a Pixel 4? I haven't ...
Suggested by: Anthony Johnston (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 29 May, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration chat needs-reproduction

Chat and Log

Keep em like before on the same page, irritating to switch back and forth
Suggested by: Emperor (25 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 09 Oct, '19 Comments: 2

when I try to get the road emote to work by typing in road it doesn't come up as a emote

Suggested by: eldon (06 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 18 Nov, '20 Comments: 1
Not planned chat

Place holder on chat while in game.

At first, I was didn't know it was a chatbox I thought it was just info. Maybe add a placeholder? so that new players will know it's also chat box.
Suggested by: Ray (14 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 27 Oct, '19 Comments: 1
Done chat ux

When you type red, show the player name (in red)

This addition should be easy and would make the table talk a lot more personal and therefor better in my opinion.
Suggested by: SepticAxe (15 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 16 Oct, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration chat ui

Indicate in chatbox when someone is typing

When someone is typing in the chatbox of a game, it should be indicated to all that someone is typing something
Suggested by: Abhishek Arunachalam (21 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 01 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration chat idea ux

Bug: Chat all green

The in game chat and activity log was all colored green, regardless of player color. One person was playing as green, and they went second. I've attached a screenshot ...
Suggested by: Jupiterninja (20 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 20 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration bug chat ui

Predefined Taunts either to tease or communicate during the play

Create voice taunts using some short code or number to be used during play in the chat. Some Examples I will get you Coming for you all this for nothing give ...
Suggested by: Niket Choudhary (04 Apr, '20) Upvoted: 04 Apr, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration chat