I think there should be also a system with some random factor after you got your rating-list.
i know this system from several sports and it works good, because it prevents you from always the same bracket (if you keep the same logic for the rating-list for several tourneys, that will happen for...
111 philipe, didnt you have to leave because of a broken pc some years ago^^
U can put my F_aLc_enschrei nick off from your list, I do play DE. :hi-there: (Even with vikings sometimes if that helps to leave the "a bit" section)
I miss chris, kkab, grunt & jordan
Actually I think its very hard to notice such things within 2 minutes. Right before the game starts you see the opponent civ for the first time, then you come into game with +20 vills, two stupid camel scouts (which scout the same tiles and run to the right corner if they are on auto 11) and...
-no 15min waste for civ drafting - if you wanna force non-meta-civs make small pools to choose from.
-no 15min waste for home map drafting - teams should be allowed to choose from the complete pool.
-clear policy about beeing late more than 15min = admin lose