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I can't find the option to create a 4v4 custom game. How do I do this? The loby opens with a 5v3 setup and I can't move the 5th to the second team.

Edit: Nevermind, suddenly it started to work. I have no idea why. Perhaps some battle.net bug.

Edit2: I'm so stupid... I left the loby and the bug is back now.

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If you have 5 people in a party and create a custom game this happens.

What you need to do is cancel the party and then start a custom game, select 4v4 mode and add people manually using the Add Player button (Near Add AI button).

Note: not verified, i do not have any friends online now.

I will describe the steps to create a 4v4 custom game:

Select Multi Player at the top left part of the SC2 screen
Select Create Custom Game on the bottom right part of the SC2 screen
Select a map for 8 players (for example Lava Flow)
At the right side of the screen, select 4v4 from a drop box
Add players as you like and play

This works fine for me and i have never had any problems.

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I don't have any party. I simply create a new custom game on a 8 player map and the loby starts in a 5v3 setup. And I can't drop a 4th player into a team. –  Let_Me_Be Aug 24 '10 at 12:30
    
And there is no way how to change it to a 4v4 setup? –  PeterK Aug 24 '10 at 12:54
    
You can create as many 3 player teams as you want :) But not a 4 player team. Mele seems to work fine, but that doesn't work with team oriented maps (players are just placed at random and not top-bottom or whatever the map is supposed to be). –  Let_Me_Be Aug 24 '10 at 12:58
    
Updated the answer with step-by-step instructions on how to create a 4v4 custom game that works for me well. –  PeterK Aug 24 '10 at 13:33
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Dont know about custom, but if you do this because you want those "custom game achievements" then no worries, it counts in "melee", you just need to create a Multiplayer->Custom Game every time. (not a Single Player game) –  PeterK Aug 24 '10 at 14:34
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