[freeciv-data] Re: max map size limit
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Mike Kaufman wrote:
On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 07:14:35PM +0000, Per I. Mathisen wrote:
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Cameron J. Morland wrote:
Why the max map size is limited by 200 x-size and 100 y-size ? Is it
possible increase this limit ?
Why would you want to?
A 200x100 game is going to take a while.
That should be the user's choice, no?
I have yet to hear from any player that he/she played on 200x100 and found
it too small. Until I do, I will happily ignore any requests for larger
Silly Per. I see no problem with MAP_MAX_WIDTH = MAP_MAX_HEIGHT = 255.
This will break under gen-topologies. I haven't worked out the exact
math to find out what the maximum allowable values are, though.
The limitation is that positions are sent over the network as _map_
coordinates in 1-byte form (MAP_MAX_WIDTH gives the maximum _native_