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There seems to be a huge discrepancy between offline AI Skirmish options and what can be arranged online.

When customizing an online challenge, can you:

  • adjust the map size?
  • adjust the turn limit?
  • adjust the turn time (5s, 10s, etc.)?
  • if no, has the developer addressed why?

I would like to play larger, longer battles with my friends. I know you can add/remove soldiers, but it gets silly after a certain point when you're stuck on these tiny maps...

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I saw some of these options under advanced games but the screen was so intimidating I didn't spend much time there. I imagine you will find what you are looking for there.

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I think you're getting the offline advanced and online advanced confused. They're quite different. –  Shaderach Jun 1 '11 at 1:17
    
This was when I challenged a friend; perhaps it only works with friends and not with random opponents. –  StrixVaria Jun 1 '11 at 1:30
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Confirmed this myself.

You can:

  • alter turn total
  • alter turn length (seconds)

You cannot:

  • alter map size (lame!)

I got on IRC and asked a dev why I can't alter map size, and his answer was "because", so there you go.

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