Nova Go Server

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On Oct 19, 2013 Nova.gs merged with the Online Go Server to create the new OGS. OGS now contains the features described here, along with features from the old OGS such as title tournaments.

The Nova Go Server ([ext] http://nova.gs) is a new server currently being developed but already fine to use. dfunkt has depicted its qualities in [ext] L19 as follows:

  • No download
  • Clean interface
  • Every time system there is
  • Multiple rule sets
  • Themed graphics
  • Easy Tournament creation
  • Groups for like-minded players
  • Friendly chat without domineering admins
  • Optional profanity filter
  • Board previews for ongoing games
  • Easy sharing of games
  • Social media integration
  • Game analysis
  • Variation sharing
  • Malkovitch logs
  • Excellent review tools
  • Seek graph for ease of finding games with prefered game settings
  • Multilingual
  • Sensible Escape policy
  • Ranks that don't drift or change on their own based on an ELO sytem
  • Free android app in development
  • Free Server
  • Rank Graphs
  • Multiple review capability on a single game
  • Ability to delete a review
  • Ongoing development and improvements

Apart from that it has:

  • correspondence and realtime games possible
  • fully resizable board from tiny to fullscreen
  • move tree editing
  • features can easily be turned on and off, such as
    • stone sound
    • move on single or double click (or submit button) to avoid misclicks
    • showing board coordinates
    • fullscreen mode

Since the server is being actively developed further functionalities (such as score estimator) can be expected.


Nova Go Server last edited by 70.114.250.13 on October 23, 2013 - 02:08
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