I enabled the random option and chose a civ. But in 3 games in an hour I got 3 mirror matches. I asked my opponent and he said he didn’t choose mirror. Is this a bug? anyone else experienced similar issues?
Yeah, if both players enabled random, there is no way to see the same civ (thats full random option).
There was (is) a bug in team games were the player going random gets the same civ as a picker of his team, dunno if this was fixed or has something to do with your issue.
You just asked your opponent if he went mirror, but you did not ask whether he had a civ picked, which would be more important question before deducing it to a bug. The random option ticked at the box only happens when both players tick it, otherwise you get your chosen civ and then it could be this scenario:
You: Pick Civ A + random option ticked, Them: Pick Civ A - random option ticked
=> You both play Mirror Civ A even though you had the random option ticked
Also you didnt say whether the mirror matchup was the civ you picked as fall-back option if the random agreement fails. Very important information.
Your questions are reasonable but I don’t understand how I get mirror matches with berbers, berbers and lithuanians. I never experienced something similar before. Only explanation is that all 3 opponents went mirror which doesn’t make sense.
your enemy might have picked Full Random or Mirror option,
but there is also a chance that it is bugged
So many games my team has been getting duplicate civs, even though we clearly selected “Random” (if we had selected Full Random, then that’s okay, since that option allows duplicates, but why the f does Random allow duplicates? How can my team get 3x Britons? not to mention the bug where 256 colors are generated xD)
At least it was a meta civ try double italians in a 2v2. Can’t fully confirm the bug but I’ve had two 2v2 where we went random and ended up with the same 2 civs and i almost never go random. Really wouldn’t surprise me to find out its a bug…
No it seems a pattern he’s done this in multiple threads…