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Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 players?

Postby Woltato on Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:21 am

I think this is a great idea and like the new feature but surely if 2 players per slot is selected then there's room for up to 6 players in the game. This seems like a arbitrary and unnecessary restriction.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby betiko on Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:21 pm

you are probably right and this will probably be changed at some point; I think it s just that they wanted to release it fast. multiplayer polymorphic will probably come in the next update.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby Woltato on Sat Oct 12, 2013 2:51 pm

Hope so. I want to start some 6 player doubles games.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby greenoaks on Sat Oct 12, 2013 4:23 pm

i'm looking forward to 4 player triple polymorph games.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby DoomYoshi on Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:35 pm

greenoaks wrote:i'm looking forward to 4 player triple polymorph games.


I, myself and me can battle teams of 4 versions of ourselves.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby HardAttack on Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:27 am

i am looking forward to see

player A
player B
player A
player B

VS

player C
player D
player C
player D

format 4 players polymorphic quads.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby TeeGee on Wed Oct 16, 2013 2:23 am

HardAttack wrote:i am looking forward to see

player A
player B
player A
player B

VS

player C
player D
player C
player D

format 4 players polymorphic quads.


what about
player a
player a
player a

vs

player b
player c
player d

??

The options are endless
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby Arama86n on Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:00 am

HardAttack wrote:i am looking forward to see

player A
player B
player A
player B

VS

player C
player D
player C
player D

format 4 players polymorphic quads.


Agreed.

Ultimately, hopefully it can be coded so that all slots can be decided. For example

Quads
RED: HardAttack
GRE: HardAttack
BLU: Arama86n
YEL: HardAttack
PIN: opposition
CYA: oppo
ORA: oppo
SLA: oppo

I'm guessing that's a little further down the line though.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby HardAttack on Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:42 am

TeeGee wrote:
HardAttack wrote:i am looking forward to see

player A
player B
player A
player B

VS

player C
player D
player C
player D

format 4 players polymorphic quads.


what about
player a
player a
player a

vs

player b
player c
player d

??

The options are endless



i think solution is simple mate,
enable players to invite anyone including him/herselves in one team and in any times player would liked to.

for example, assume, i have 2 team mates i do like to team up with and i do like to play a 4 polymorphic....
now i would like to have one of three, me or one my two fellas using him twice, rest are for once....so it is like playing a quads game with 3 ppl in my team, one of 3 has two seats...

I think this is available in case game maker is given the flexibility to invite himself any times he likes and also to invite his friends for empty seats if any.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby HardAttack on Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:36 am

btw, i am very well satisfied, and happy with recent updates.
no way, i am not complaining...

these are what we can add in future if it is wished O:)
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby iAmCaffeine on Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:00 am

I think it's important not to get too carried away with the options..
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby HardAttack on Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:51 pm

demanding and rendering opinions are two different things...
for those who still have no idea over the differences in between two temrs, :lol:
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby iAmCaffeine on Fri Oct 18, 2013 3:49 am

HardAttack wrote:demanding and rendering opinions are two different things...
for those who still have no idea over the differences in between two temrs, :lol:


I didn't mention demands. It is just my opinion. I would support 3, 4, 5 and 6 player polymorphic games, but 1 player against four or suchlike I would not.
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Re: Why is the new polymorphic game option limited to 2 play

Postby betiko on Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:40 pm

You guys are forgetting to add whambot as a rogue polymorph of ourselves.
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