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How are people playing competition matches?
« on: February 25, 2015, 01:33:14 PM »
How are the competitions matches being played - with the online server, or linking to each other's PCs/laptops?

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Re: How are people playing competition matches?
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2015, 01:59:11 PM »
With JCZ 3.1.0 you just connect to a server and create/join a game there.  No need to host a game yourself like before.

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Re: How are people playing competition matches?
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2015, 11:06:18 PM »
With JCZ 3.1.0 you just connect to a server and create/join a game there.  No need to host a game yourself like before.

I'm not sure the online server is 100% stable although I've never experienced any problems with it personally. Most of the matches I've played recently have been hosted by individuals though.

So it's up to the individuals really.

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Re: How are people playing competition matches?
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2015, 11:12:02 PM »
There are some issues with online server: games are interrupted unexpectedly, sometimes because of using a chat (see, for example, this bug report). So for now I prefer "old school" host/connect mode :)
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Re: How are people playing competition matches?
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2015, 02:38:50 AM »
I never (or barely) used the chat so thats why I did not notice.

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Re: How are people playing competition matches?
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2015, 03:46:42 AM »
Host/connect is definitely more stable. I had some issues in games with jungleboy and Rosco, and I think not all of them were related to chatting. However, if there is an option to play and none of us can host, I'd rather give it a try than not. I had some really nice games on that server already, which worked out without any disturbance.

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Re: How are people playing competition matches?
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2015, 08:24:28 AM »
the forum is pretty much complete and interesting read .
I wonder how it works
Host / connect .
I would like to try
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