@ Where Is Ya Flag
Metaforge is almost dead. I played there for 3 years ago from 2008-2011
The ranking showed more than 200 active players and we had a lot of fun,
Currently the ranking counts approx 12 players only and I noticed that a lot of Meta guys left Meta to play on Stratego.com.
Basically Metaforge was a great site with beautiful IT technique a great look, a super cockpit / mainmenu and a strong and active Mod team.
However Jumbo established Stratego.com and put a lot of investment money to setup this site.
After that they stated that Meta had to stop with the name Stratego and that Meta wasn't allowed anymore to use the original pictures, because Jumbo has got the license rights.
Additionally Meta had the "remain visible" and "game aids" option (to make visible the pieces, which have been moved).
I believe that these idiot funnies killed Meta as well. The game basically changed and lost her classics and originals.
Gravon however is still alive and do have a sublicence as far as I know.
I play on Gravon now since mid 2011 and personally I believe that Gravon is superior from a Statego technical perspective.
However the outlook of Gravon / menu structure is outdated, the forum isn't used frequently and strange enough there are less players than on this site.
All in all..................Stratego.com has got a lot of players, but must be careful to keep her customers satisfied.
Therefore it's required that Stratego.com will step forward to the future and will create budget for the required improvements.
Additionally Stratego.co has to keep her classics and originals in stead of implementing all kind of new idiot ideas.
Sad to read that you almost give up the hope for a better future and that you have become a little frustrated about reading and writing into circles. But I recognize that feeling.
Additionally your posting is a serious warning and hopefully the Management is able to act in conjunction with Jumbo.
Stay tuned...............and keep your love for Stratego.................cu soon again..............