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Multiplayer PBEM Bug - See your enemies cities and units

Discussion in 'Civ3 - Multiplayer & PBEM' started by bystander, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. bystander

    bystander Chieftain

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    Hi,

    I'm new to the forums so if this issue has come up already then please ignore it.

    I recently started a PBEM game and a few turns into it I went to load up the latest turn file. I accidentally pressed quickstart and a new game started up.

    Instead of quitting out to the main menu I loaded the game form within this game and was surprised to find I wasn't asked for my password.

    After having my turn I pressed space to finish expecting the usual Save and Exit window to appear. Instead I was greeted with full control of the next players civilisation! :eek:

    It seems to me pretty lame that you can so easily bypass the password protection on the file.

    And to top it all off when I emailed tech support advising them of this bug they sent me an email back saying that because I'm not in the US I need to contact my local agent for support ON THEIR 0900 NUMBER!!! After buying their game and trying to advise them of a flaw they want me to spend $1.99 a minute calling them to tell them about it? :mad:

    I've been a big fan of Civ since the first one but this latest one has left a really bad taste in my mouth... :cry: They have really screwed the pooch on this one.
     
  2. Checkmate13

    Checkmate13 Chieftain

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    New Zealand
    Thats sooo friggin weak,

    does anyone know if they are fixing this in the next patch?
     
  3. Myzenium

    Myzenium Regent

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    Firaxis has provided the means to report bugs with ease. I have done the following steps to report bugs to Firaxis:

    1. Visit the Firaxis website.
    2. Mouse-over on "Contact".
    3. Click on "Game Feedback".
    4. Input your name and e-mail address.
    5. In the "I want to tell Firaxis:" combo box, pick "about a bug in a game".
    6. In the "Select your game:" combo box, pick "Sid Meier's Civilization III: Play the World"
    7. Click on "click for bug report instructions".
    8. Enter the description of your bug, following the bug report instructions.
     

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