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AFK/IDEL HOSTS - Custom lobbys full of inactive hosts stopping people playing!

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  • AFK/IDEL HOSTS - Custom lobbys full of inactive hosts stopping people playing!

    There are several games which have people who have started a lobby and gone AFK. The game automatically puts you in this lobby over and over again resulting in a huge queue of people stuck unable to join an active lobby. There needs to be an auto-start feature or something to stop this happening as its infuriating having to join then leave hundreds of times to get a single game!

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    This is a result of something called a "ghost host" bug where the host is not actually in the lobby (they don't know it either) because sometimes networking issues cause this to happen. A full lobby should start the game automatically, so if you happen to be in a 10 player lobby and the game hasn't started, that means the lobby is bugged. Currently no solution at the moment for this other than to close the game and re-open it (and host the game yourself, as it will fill up quickly). The devs are likely aware of this issue so just be patient and be careful.