An 8 player turn-based game ended today
For some time there had been just two active players - myself and Corod793… We were at different ends of the galaxy both battling the AI- controlled hordes.
We reached the stage where we both had 31 stars. Even though Corod793 had more ships than me I was expanding against my AI rivals whereas he was about to start losing stars to the AI.
So that he would not lose 2nd place to a player who quit Corod793 quit and I immediately claimed the win.
The event log records me as claiming victory.
Here is where it gets funny. The final leaderboard shows Corod 793 on top and me second. No harm in that.
But I was not awarded the win. I had 7 wins before claiming the win and 7 afterward.
My ranking points increased from 84 to 88.
I was not sure how ranking points are calculated. But on consulting the forum I found that the winner is meant to get 1 ranking point per player starting the game and the player who comes second is meant to get 0.5 points per player starting the game.
If this how ranking points are presently awarded then it looks as if the program awarded me second after I claimed victory.