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Offline XRsyst

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Continuing a MP game by myself for a while
« on: February 24, 2011, 12:28:03 PM »
A friend of mine and I are playing a 2 player game, he'll be gone for a while and I was wondering if it's possible to continue playing the game alone until he returns and then have him join back up later?

Offline keith.lamothe

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Re: Continuing a MP game by myself for a while
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2011, 12:31:09 PM »
Yes, that should work just fine.  Just load the game, and when it says "waiting for players" press escape to open the in-game menu, then use Manage Players to disable the second player slot.  I think you have to play the player in the first slot, iirc.  But I could be wrong.

And then when you want to play a game (any game) in multiplayer just load it, pause, open the in-game menu and manage players and open the slot and re-sync.  It will then say waiting-for-players and your friend can connect like usual when connecting to an mp game.

Probably want to keep the original save around in case your friend doesn't like what happens ;)
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Re: Continuing a MP game by myself for a while
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2011, 12:35:47 PM »
I believe you can play from any slot, so long as you disable whichever players you don't want to be, and your profile name matches the player you do want to be.  You only have to play with the first slot if your profile name doesn't match, I think.
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Re: Continuing a MP game by myself for a while
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2011, 12:36:44 PM »
Oh, so it was the profile name! Ok, makes sense now :)
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Re: Continuing a MP game by myself for a while
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2011, 01:19:24 PM »
That worked!  Thanks for the quick response!

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Re: Continuing a MP game by myself for a while
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2011, 01:21:01 PM »
You bet!
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