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is it still possible to find a skirmish game?

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Greedalicious

Grandmaster Knight
WB
For EU you can usually get a match after a few minutes, often it ends up in a 3v3 though especially after like 10.
Pretty sure theres a bug where once 3v3 has been found, they stop looking for players during warmup, and start searching again after the round started.
 

Surreal120

Master Knight
WBNWVC
Same for NA, pretty much only 3v3s after 9 or so. If you're looking past midnight you're out of luck. Games are always the same 6-12 people, the MP is dead.
 

hoonii

Knight
I'm usually able to find a full game with different people sometimes but its most of the time same people just mixed up. Matches tend to start 3v3 yes, but after the 1st round or so it gets filled to full. Still this doesn't cover up the fact that multiplayer is dead and a lot of players are refusing to play until the release or the custom servers. I'm sure after the custom server release player numbers are going to go up quite a bit. I don't know about how ranked mode is going to affect those numbers though, how are we going to do ranked matches when there is not enough people playing, I hope it brings more people to multiplayer.
 
For EU you can usually get a match after a few minutes, often it ends up in a 3v3 though especially after like 10.
Pretty sure theres a bug where once 3v3 has been found, they stop looking for players during warmup, and start searching again after the round started.
Well after the match started the matchmaking accepts larger skill differences to fill up. Thats why the people mostly join in during round 1.
 

Zettaiken

Recruit
From 13:00 Cest till 1-2 at night Eu skirmish should have at least 1-2 different matches to find + 40-60 players on custom siege and similar number of player for tdm, after that time it's better to search for Na servers. Personally I don't have problems with searching skirmishes, when I can't find after 1-2 minutes I just simply go for custom servers game modes.
 

EbdanianAdmiral

Knight at Arms
Taleworlds needs to start from scratch with the MP or release the source code to people within the community who actually understand the game. The Bannerlord multiplayer was and is an inexcusable failure and its current state would lead to the team responsible being fired in 90% of companies. The refusal to acknowledge the entirety of feedback during Alpha was absolutely deplorable and borderline an act of undermining the rest of the company by whoever was in charge. If Taleworlds had any accountability at all, those responsible would be either reassigned or politely told that they were not working on the project any longer if they continue to refuse to overhaul the complete fundamental mistakes they have made.

There are people at Taleworlds who really care about multiplayer, but they are shackled by the poor design systems tied to the class system and skirmish. Let those talented people fix the game and stop tying them to something that has killed your game
 
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Greedalicious

Grandmaster Knight
WB
Well after the match started the matchmaking accepts larger skill differences to fill up. Thats why the people mostly join in during round 1.
The matchmaking is completely screwed up regardless though. A friend and I duo queued and ended up with a top competitive archer, while the other team had 3 casual players. Ofcourse we annihilated them. At the end of round 2, the game was filled.

We also got queued against 6 stacks several times in a row, without the 3 minute wait thats supposed to happen.
 

KoA John

Duke
serious question. wondering if there are times when it's still possible to play


10 year old Warband multiplayer is more alive at this point. Funny, sad and true at the same time. Have a taco, it'll help curb the crippling depression.

🌮 🌮 🌮
 

WMorton

Sergeant
WBWF&SNW
There were 4 times as many people playing in a gf on NW I was in the other day than there has been in que for the last month, honestly think thats where im going back to
 

Aeronwen

Marquis
I am seeing complaints on Steam also about not being able to get a MP game. I wonder whether the attempt to stop steamrolling by largely separating teams from casual players is fragmenting the community and effectively providing a barrier to more casual players getting into the game. On Skirmish particularly the success of the recent pick up system means that the player base of regular players is largely invisible to casual players who are having long waits, which will eventually kill off the supply of new players (if there are long waits for a skirmish match players will give up trying).

I don't know what the answer is but I do know that we need to be encouraging new/casual players to enjoy the MP game.
 

Mabons

Sergeant Knight
M&BWBWF&SNWVC

On more casual Bannerlord groups(eg. Facebook) people are complaining they can’t get into siege games. This is because they don’t know that there is custom servers where everyone plays and are sitting for an hour in the matchmaking queue. As soon as you mention the custom server they are satisfied again.

The banner on the home page needs to mention that for now custom servers list is the best place to play while the population is low for casual players. As one siege server fills another one is opened so there shouldn’t be a shortage of space.
 

Aeronwen

Marquis
On more casual Bannerlord groups(eg. Facebook) people are complaining they can’t get into siege games. This is because they don’t know that there is custom servers where everyone plays and are sitting for an hour in the matchmaking queue. As soon as you mention the custom server they are satisfied again.

The banner on the home page needs to mention that for now custom servers list is the best place to play while the population is low for casual players. As one siege server fills another one is opened so there shouldn’t be a shortage of space.
that's fine for siege but I am seeing complaints about skirmish and captain.
 

Horatius

Banned
WBNWVC
Nobody plays skirmish. You often get a captain within 1-2 minutes on EU servers.
Nobody plays regular skirmish, everyone plays Destiny Pickups because it's better. Even TW prefers it so there is community driven pickups
 
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