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How to use the restart procedure of a Multiplayer Match - 6/20/2018 9:18:42 PM   
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In the new patch we tried to implement a procedure for restart a multiplayer match using a saved game file.

The usual case you need this is when your match drop (or a single player drops) in the middle of match, but you can also use this if you want play a match many hours long and you want split it in many phases.

Is better starts from a real case:

Player 1 hosts a match, using the scenario "Alpha", for player 2, 3, 4 and 5.

After 1 hour of game, players 2 and 5 drops from the game.

Player 1 wants restart the match, so as first action he saves the game at this point; he gives to the save the name Player1 (in the file system it will be Player1.sav).

- second step: Player 1 sends the save file to all the players (2,3,4,5) of match

- Player 2,3,4,5 place the save file received in the save directory of game (in \Users\User\Documents\SowWL\Saved Games ) keeping the same file name (Player1.sav)

- Player 1 opens the scenario "Alpha" directory (usually under \Users\User\Documents\SowWL\Scenarios ) and create here a file with the name "restartmp.ini" (ini is the extension, make attention if you have the explorer option of hide know extension)

- Player 1 has to open "restartmp.ini" and write inside this
[files]
name=Player1

now he saves the file "restartmp.ini"

- Now all the players re-enter in lobby like the first time and Player 1 selects again the scenario "Alpha". All the players select their officers and Player 1 starts the match. If all has been done correctly the players will restart the game at the same moment of saving action, with the same values.

A set of info and warnings:

- use only save files taken from multiplayer matches, not from matches of campaign or single player.
- Is not necessary that the host is the same player of first session, but the host has to do the same actions done by Player 1 above.
- the players can select different officers respect those of first session or more players (or less) can partecipate to the match.
- If an officer previously used by a player is leaved without human in the restart, it will start the match with TC on

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