How to safely reload MP campaigns

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How to safely reload MP campaigns

Postby jb » July 8th, 2011, 5:34 pm

There are still some hoops to jump through to make MP campaigns work properly. Save games must be loaded in a specific way to not break variables/settings across multiple maps.

Tips for safely reloading MP campaign games:

-Make sure the original host reloads the game.
-Never use a start of scenario save. Always use a manual save, created by the original host.
-Never use an end of scenario save (while the End Scenario button is visible)
-Never use the Back to Turn function. Ever. Not even when playing in SP.
-When loading a local game from the main menu, use multiplayer -> local game -> load game

CURRENT KNOWN BUG:
Do not delete any units in your recall list. Ever. Even if the unit is useless, deleting a unit in your recall list will cause OOS for other players.

If someone smarter than me has something to add, please do.
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Re: How to safely reload MP campaigns

Postby FAAB » November 22nd, 2012, 3:00 am

Do not delete any units in your recall list. Ever. Even if the unit is useless, deleting a unit in your recall list will cause OOS for other players.
This is fixed by release 1.10.5:
player changelog wrote:
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 * Miscellaneous and bug fixes:
   * Fix OOS when dismissing a recall in a multiplayer campaign (bug #19924).

jb wrote:There are still some hoops to jump through to make MP campaigns work properly. Save games must be loaded in a specific way to not break variables/settings across multiple maps.
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Still true unfortunately :(
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