I just began experimenting with ToA's map editor and I created my first map, i have figured out the basics of it but I have run into a couple of problems that I have tried to look up solutions for but haven't found a post that addresses it.
1. I created new opponents using each major race as a beginning refference point, I created custom ship styles for each and gave them different empire logos, leader portraits, and of course names. The problem comes when I try to assign a "Homeworld" the new opponent's race name does not appear on the drop down menu of available races to assign a planet to. It only shows the original races, I thought this was not a big deal and I assigned homeworlds to my new opponent races based on the original empire I used to create the new opponent. But when I start the game and select the custom map it will switch the homeworlds and assign them in a different order than the one I placed, it seems that the original race I used to create the new race does not register with the Map Editor.
2. Minor races will not spawn on map, the only minor race that will spawn in the map are the shanti, but the strange thing is that I get those messages...
"There are rumors that the Akillians (minor race) are paying the Drengin as a means to maintain peace"
Similar reports of other minor races but there is no hmeworld for Akillians, or any other minor race on my map, but obviously that message means that the game is acting as if there are, I tried using the "allow homeless players" flag on the Map Editor but it didn't seem to have any effect.
I apologize if this is in the wrong section of the forums but I had no idea where to put it, so not sure if this is a bug or if I am doing something wrong, but any insight on this from our mod masters would be much appreciated, thank you.