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October 30th, 2002, 03:33 PM
What size are the files for PBW games? I have a slow conn at home but would like to try one (lg files give me a headach)
October 30th, 2002, 03:46 PM
The largest size I have seen was one meg (2o person game). Less than 1/2 meg seems to be normal.
October 30th, 2002, 03:54 PM
The filesize can get over the 1 meg mark when there are large scale battles involved because of the combat logs especially
Generally speaking the files are ~300k for most turns
October 30th, 2002, 04:18 PM
Files also are also bigger in larger quadrants with many systems.
October 30th, 2002, 05:06 PM
Thanks, 1 to 2 meg = long D/L (3 to 8 min) but might get into one http://forum.shrapnelgames.com/images/icons/icon7.gif
October 30th, 2002, 07:34 PM
Originally posted by mottlee:
Thanks, 1 to 2 meg = long D/L (3 to 8 min) but might get into one http://forum.shrapnelgames.com/images/icons/icon7.gif <font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">I never even thought about people with slow connection playing PBW, that could get to be a heahache.
The largest game turn I've had thus far is 800K. There must have been a few battles going on as that same game is only around 3 or 400K now.
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