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BUG: More than 5 shipyard sponsors

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

This is probably a well known bug but I haven't seen it listed before.

It's quite possible if not easy to have more than 5 sponsors at a shipyard. I've had at least 7 and possibly 8 sponsors previously.

How to replicate: build a shipyard at a colony with available planets nearby. Increase sponsors to 5, then colonize the remaining planets near the shipyard. Newly colonized planets within a certain radius of a shipyard are automatically added to the sponsor list.

Removing a 6th sponsor does not allow you to add it back - only the automatic sponsoring can exceed the intended max.