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Random game issue - 5/11/2008 1:49:50 PM   
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Tried creating my first two random games and in both cases the program put me on an island that is one hex in size. Land is set to 70%. The AI regimes are all on larger islands. Using the latest beta patch. Is this a bug or am I setting the map parameters up wrong somehow? Thanks.

Edit - Made another map with the same parameters and this time I'm on an island of about 6 hexes. No other towns. Will keep making some maps to see if I can get one that does not handicap me quite so much.

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RE: Random game issue - 5/11/2008 2:05:09 PM   
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ehm its just an idea... but you could play regime 2 or 3 instead of regime 1? :)

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RE: Random game issue - 5/11/2008 3:28:10 PM   
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I have regime set to three for all the random maps mentioned above.

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RE: Random game issue - 5/11/2008 4:43:19 PM   
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But after the map is created, you can choose who is Human and who is AI. Take one of the other regimes for yourself if you like.

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RE: Random game issue - 5/11/2008 8:40:36 PM   
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Or change the % land a bit. It's kind of annoying to have to redo the entire cycle again but I've never had to do more than 2 or 3 to get something suitable. It's really not that critical. You just have to develop a different strategy. Like DL says above, you can always change the player assignments to start somewhere else, although that's a bit of a guessing game too.

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RE: Random game issue - 5/12/2008 2:51:04 AM   
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OK, thanks. Did not realize you could swap positions before starting. I eventually got an acceptable map. Just thought it was odd that the program would put you in such a bad starting position, but maybe that's why it's called a *random* game.

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