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by zorn
Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: Single player
Topic: Yep--too hard to beat!
Replies: 19
Views: 14858

Re: Yep--too hard to beat!

These settings are fun, if you think the AI is too easy:

/set generator fractal
/set huts 0
/set barbarians disabled
/set diplomacy disabled
/hard

Any good strategies on how to win this one?
by zorn
Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: Single player
Topic: Yep--too hard to beat!
Replies: 19
Views: 14858

Re: Yep--too hard to beat!

Nothing saves 2.3, and 2.4 receives only improvements that are considered bugfixes, but I'm quite pleased with some AI improvements I've managed to implement lately. I'm battling against myself - can I make AI good enough for it to challenge me as a player? Of course, improvements to one thing ofte...
by zorn
Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: Single player
Topic: Yep--too hard to beat!
Replies: 19
Views: 14858

Re: Yep--too hard to beat!

If you make sure to nat have any contact and not crossing the AI's border after the first cease-fire treaty has been made, they'll usually accept a peace offering. It's hard to avoid all contact if they have a legion parked beside one of your cities. The game is much easier if you start on your own...
by zorn
Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:39 am
Forum: Single player
Topic: Yep--too hard to beat!
Replies: 19
Views: 14858

Re: Yep--too hard to beat!

I've lost a few single player games recently. These are games where the AI players refuse to make peace and just launch one attack after another. Playing the default game, you may end up on the same continent as AI players. They may find a legion in a hut, which they will attack you with as soon as ...
by zorn
Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:28 am
Forum: Tech support
Topic: No list on metaserver using an iMAC
Replies: 9
Views: 5153

Re: No list on metaserver using an iMAC

I found my problem. It turns out that if .freeciv-client-rc-2.3 doesn't exist, it creates it by copying .civclientrc. In my .civclientrc, I had "default_metaserver="http://meta.freeciv.org/metaserver/", which appears to be outdated (I haven't played in a while.) The weird error that I...
by zorn
Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:27 am
Forum: Tech support
Topic: No list on metaserver using an iMAC
Replies: 9
Views: 5153

Re: No list on metaserver using an iMAC

JTN wrote:I don't see this (with my own self-compiled 2.3.4); it works for me. Perhaps some proxy or filtering by your ISP?


Probably not my ISP. I guess I'll investigate it further.
by zorn
Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: Tech support
Topic: No list on metaserver using an iMAC
Replies: 9
Views: 5153

Re: No list on metaserver using an iMAC

I don't know if it's related, but the metaserver is failing for me too. I'm using 2.3.4 that I compiled myself on Linux. The webpage shows some 2.3.4 servers. I use "Connect to Network Game", but at the bottom of the network dialog the following text appears: Failed to parse the metaserver...