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Chatting


If you are participating in a multiplayer game, you can turn on and off the display of network chat by

pressing the Show/Hide Chat button. When Chat is on, chat messages are shown in the Scenario

Description box. You can send a chat message by typing it in the box directly below this button.


Handicap

Player Flag Button

Legal Player

Player Name

Starting Bonus

Starting Town

Starting Hero

Player Turn Duration


Advanced Options


To display the Advanced Options, click the Show Advanced Options button. This will display the

available options for each opponent in the currently selected scenario. For each game, the scenario's

designer defines each opponent as playable by a human or the computer (CPU). Slots displaying

"Human or CPU" may be played by either. Any available human slot has a Player Flag button

adjacent to the associated slot, on the far left of the window. In a multiplayer game, the host assigns

players to each available slot by repeatedly clicking the Player Flag button, cycling through the available

players. At the start of the scenario, any player not assigned to a slot is dropped from the game. All

unassigned slots will be played by the computer.


Often, you can choose an opponent's starting town type, starting hero, and/or starting bonus. If you can,

arrows appear on the sides of the town, hero, and starting bonus pictures. If you can set the starting town

type, which town you choose will affect what heroes and starting bonuses are available. Click on the

Handicap button to cycle through player handicap settings. Handicap will affect a player's starting

resources.


You may also set the Player Turn Duration limit by moving the slider at the bottom of the Advanced

Options display. This controls how long human player turns can last (when not in combat).