Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword

Adam_Spokane Jul 26, 2014 @ 9:39am
Problems getting 5th player into games
Anyone have issues getting a 5th player into multiplayer internet games? Seems that after the 4th person joins the game says its full 4/4 and then disappears from the list of games for the 5th person.
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AE911truth.org Jul 26, 2014 @ 3:21pm 
Maybe you should try making a game for 6 players, and see if 5 people can join a game set up for 6.
Adam_Spokane Jul 27, 2014 @ 8:04am 
we set it up for 10. After everyone joins then we switch the rest to AI
joecool Jul 27, 2014 @ 8:08am 
Yes, 4 seems to be the limit. I messaged steam support re this, no response yet.
Jonnehicles Jul 27, 2014 @ 3:48pm 
I'm also getting this error. I messaged 2K Support and get a whole slog of emails asking to confirm that I actually had the game and then getting a response saying my internet was too bad to even PLAY multiplayer.

I don't exactly have the best internet, but I've been in at least 20 or 30 multiplayer games with next to no problems. Pretty confident this came about with the transferring of the Gamespy servers to Steamworks.
EvilLurksInternet Jul 27, 2014 @ 8:56pm 
I have only met 2 dudes who don't have this error so far. But both of them refused (repeatedly under many different excuses) to show me how they are playing with more than 4.

P. S. We were trying to make some games on evolvehq while gamesupport is trying to start to work on the problem.
Last edited by EvilLurksInternet; Jul 27, 2014 @ 9:29pm
Jonnehicles Jul 28, 2014 @ 5:04am 
I also tried using GameRanger to see if that would make it work a while ago. Unfortunately it didn't.
Guess we just gotta wait.
Wilzies Sparks Jul 28, 2014 @ 12:07pm 
Try "LAN" over Hamachi
EvilLurksInternet Jul 28, 2014 @ 5:18pm 
to Jonnehicles. On gameranger it won't work cause it uses direct-ip, and as it turns out gamespy servers are required to be running if anybody wants to play direct ip with more than 2 people per game.
Baqaq Jul 29, 2014 @ 9:10am 
please can someone invite me to some games ???
ive been logging to steam every day...but no games
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