[bf1942] Players needed to start the game ...

Jon Wolberg jon at defenderhosting.com
Thu Nov 10 14:58:28 EST 2005

There is no way around this.  It is hard-coded into the ranked server 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anton Jansen" <gradius at fmf.nl>
To: <bf1942 at icculus.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 2:53 PM
Subject: [bf1942] Players needed to start the game ...

> Hi list,
> I have noticed that with the ranked server you cannot configure the 
> minimum number of players needed below a certain number. For instance, if 
> you have a 32 player server, you need 10 people to start the game, with a 
> 16 player server, you need 6. I can understand that EA wants this to keep 
> the stats a little bit in check. However, it does make it very difficult 
> to fill up a ranked server.
> The current system we use on our 32 slot server is to start as a 16 player 
> slot server, wait till it fills up and reboot it as a 32 slot server 
> hoping that everbody will rejoin .... which is often not the case :-( Is 
> there any better way todo this? Can we change the maximum number of 
> players supported by the server without disconnecting all the clients? Or 
> is there some other
> way to get around this server player bootstrap problem?
> With kind regards,
> Anton Jansen

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