For those that don't know, I was part of the admin team for the latest Nations Cup (2023). One of the main contributions I had was helping setup the Start.gg and Matcherino pages, as well as coming up with the formula used for the initial Qualifier seeding that was then revised by...
Dear AoE 2 community, this topic (Nations Cup Waiting Room) has hurt me a lot. In summer 2020, I already tried to give the community something similar with the 2020 AOElympics while waiting. Many of us believed the follow-up of the great 2017 Nations Cup would come soon, in 2019, 2020, 2021...
I feel it coming.
Next year. :clap:
Some nations have been jumbled together, because of:
A) Fairness. Let every team have a chance!
Some countries have two, sometimes even one pro player, you can't expect to win with an expert and three noobs);
B) Maximum 25 options on AoEZone polls.