Invalid encoding in message

:arrow_forward: GAME INFORMATION

  • GAME BUILD #: 101.101.63581.0 9025584
  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10

:arrow_forward: ISSUE EXPERIENCED

When a player tried to respond to my message, instead it showed (in their colour): “Error: Invalid encoding.”

:arrow_forward: FREQUENCY OF ISSUE

  • Less than 25% of the time / matches I play (RARELY)

:arrow_forward: REPRODUCTION STEPS

Here’s the steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. God only knows

:arrow_forward: EXPECTED RESULT

The message comes across, or characters that can’t be encoded are shown with placeholder characters.

:arrow_forward: IMAGE

:arrow_forward: GAME FILES (SAVE / RECORDING)

MP Replay v101.101.63581.0 @2022.07.19 220150 (6).aoe2record (2.7 MB)