Here’'s something I started putting work into today, as a longer term improvement to challenges. Not for a few weeks probably, at least. I release these patches too close together…
I’m going to have retaliation in there.
Right now player A issues a challenge.,
Player B beats it. maybe sends a message saying “nice game”
Player A issues a challenge
Player B beats it, and sends his fleet as a linekd retaliatory challenge to player A, with just a few mouse clicks.
Player B strokes his chin as he sees his fleet destroyed, then re-designs his fleet and retaliates.
Player A gets the new challenge and…
In theory, I’d have a ‘threaded’ UI for the challenges that would let you view the retaliations and the back and forth between players fighting against each others fleets.
I know that some people have been orgniasing systems like this manually and I’d like to make it easy. The bonus is that you can always retaliate the fleet just as a courtesy to the challenge issuer, so they get to see how you spanked their fleet