Ab Initio Games

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Ab Initio Games - Latest News

Any news on delays and so forth regarding turn processing at Ab Initio Games will appear here. If there's nothing here, there's probably not a delay. 

Monday 27th May - I've now run all turns due over the weekend (including Play On) and sent them out, so if you are missing a game report, please let me know.

Sunday 26th May - I'm afraid it's after 8pm when I've got back home, so I will catch up with turns on Monday morning. Thanks to everyone for their patience waiting for games to be run.

Saturday 25th May - I'm expecting to be away until late Sunday, so games this weekend will probably run Monday or maybe even Tuesday. However, please do get orders in on time, in case I am back earlier than expected (it's also more helpful to me). I will update here as games are processed.

Housekeeping - Please can players make sure their credits are topped up (and that doesn't mean continually dropping to -1) and also make sure turns are submitted on time. Both issues have slowed me down recently, and it's always a minority (usually the same people) and right now, I really do want to be focussing my energy elsewhere. Thanks.........

Hotmail Problems - I'm still having problems with outgoing emails (not game reports, only messages sent from my mailbox) reaching Hotmail users. If you haven't set danny@pbmsports.com as a trusted email address please do so, and feel free to raise it with Hotmail if you are getting blocked. They seem to have decided to block the email address, albeit only occasionally. I can't bug them, as they're not my email provider. I will, if I really need to, use an alternative email address, but I'm hoping to avoid having to make that permanent.

Late Turns - can I remind people about chasing late results - I aim to get games run over the weekend, and given the number of turns this does mean spreading them out (I also need to avoid sending out too many results in a short timeframe, as they will trigger systems thinking I'm sending spam). Please wait until Monday before you chase anything "late", and for those in more than one game, don't assume because you've received one game report that I've sent them all.

Last updated: Monday May 27, 2024 19:01  


Players are reminded that if you've not received email results by the morning after they were due (which for weekend games is Monday), and there's no notice of a delay posted here, please contact me to ask for them to be resent making sure you include the game ID and your team ID (not just "my MLB1 team") 

I do recommend you ensure that danny@pbmsports.com is set as a trusted email address, as well as weborders@pbmsports.com for confirmation emails. 

If you do want turns to go to multiple email addresses, the way to do it is to have the email addresses separated by a semi-colon and a space (e.g. danny@pbmsports.com; danny@madeupemail.com). That should get the email game reports sent to both. Remember this has to be set at the bottom of the online turnsheets. Remember the space after the semi-colon.


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