Arabia is bugged

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  • GAME BUILD #: No idea
  • GAME PLATFORM: Steam
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10

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The new arabia is bugged.

Either I play the same map over and over (i.e. 3 woodlines all to the back) or there are no woodlines.

Furthermore, the resource spawns are incredibly imbalanced, with one player having 2 gold at the back and the other having tgheir main gold forward and their support golds in the open far to the sides.

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Every Arabia

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  1. Play the new arabia

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That’s intended and it’s the current map gen for Arabia, except for this part:

there are no woodlines

The woodlines are far away, so perhaps that’s what you’re seeing. If you have zero woodlines, that would indeed be a bug. Do you have a screenshot of one those type of games?

Completely random and unfair resource spawn is intended?

I can’t believe that, Arabia is for 1v1 balance. The way maps are spawning at the moment is insane. It’s boring (always 3 wood unless bugged which often happens), it’s completely unfair for either player and often the map is having an overridiing factor in the outcome of a game.

It must be a bug. If intended it needs to be addressed. All you have to do is watch any pro stream from the past few weeks new arabia has been out to see how unpopular it really is.

An Arabia map I played in today, my ally had to use my woodline. This is completely broken, its so annoying to have such an unfair disadvantage like this.

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If you haven’t ended up with one of these wood less maps yet, you haven’t been playing much. 11

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Hi guys!

Thank you for pointing this out, we’re already tracking this issue :hugs:

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Many thanks for response :slight_smile:

Any idea on eta of solution?