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  1. You can always report them to a moderator. If he or she does this enough, it'll be pretty clear from different reports and logs. Also, to quote the Wesnoth wiki:
  2. From the logs of the lobby, it looks like you are joining the Alpha 15 lobby, though your screenshot indicates that the rest of the interface looks like Alpha 21. Can you check your default.cfg, local.cfg, and/or user.cfg and look for the line the says room = "arena15" and change that 21? You can find the file by following this wiki page.
  3. There's a registration limit of 1 account per IP per hour on the multiplayer lobby to lessen spam accounts.
  4. First off, I think you do bring up a multitude of great points that have long been problems in your Gameplay Guidelines thread and it's clear you have spent a lot of effort into it. However, in my view, the team isn't just twiddling their fingers waiting for new ideas to implement ; this is a contribution-based project and we do need people to carry them out. On that line of thought, I think (personally) you'd have a much more convincing application if you took the following steps : Create a few patches and submit them to separate tickets on either code.wildfiregames.com or trac.wi
  5. Ditto, in favor of A. Some leaders are so above-and-beyond than there is really no replacement in subsequent generations (or ever :D)
  6. If you know of a strategy that does not have its own topic and should be tested, please reply to this thread.
  7. Just for the record, farms were finite prior to Alpha 14 and many players found it a bother to have to replace them (and the indication that the farms had run out was usually that they couldn't train any more units due to lack of food - trust me, that was not a good feeling to have :P).
  8. Player 1 Strategy: Devote your economy early game to town phase relatively quickly and build a Tavern to train Naked Fanatics in small numbers. Attack the enemy base early with Fanatics with or without supporting Citizen Soldiers, raiding vulnerable targets. Player 2 Strategy: Given that Player 1 will employ the Naked Fanatic rush, build your base and train units and attempt to make the decision to train Fanatics a penalty to Player 1's economy (each Fanatic trained could have been a citizen soldier that can gather). Please post your replays here.
  9. Gameplay strategies are always changing. Potential areas of imbalance (usually in terms of a strategy/build, sometimes unique to a civilization) will warrant a topic in this forum. To be an effective gameplay tester, you should: Install SVN and update before testing. See Trac for instructions. Be transparent. Maybe you have some crazy cool technique you want to keep secret, but as a tester interested in improving the game for everyone, you should try to employ and teach the alternate methods to execute a strategy. Be able to learn and try different strategies. Str
  10. This forum is primarily for discussion for gameplay balance in format of: Topic: Subject to be tested (e.g. Early game Cavalry Skirmisher rush) and description. Replies to Topic: Replays of games (1v1s are best) that involve the subject of testing. Analyze the game (mistakes, well-executed aspects, etc.) and write a summary. Commentary of balance is encouraged, but must have a replay reference. Also, please include the revision of the game that was tested! Proposed balance changes will be written by team members for visibility and comments in this forums as well. When a n
  11. It adds unnecessary micro IMO. We already have a micro-intensive alternative to farms in corrals. We should aim to simplify econ tasks for the player and have top level players focus on battles while only using hotkeys for most homeward econ management.
  12. For ease of use, why don't we standardize a format for games uploaded here? e.g. Map: Players: (also describe teams if applicable) Summary: (Anything you feel would give a good sense on what happened or what's extraordinary if applicable)
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