StarCraft® II

Unable to enter public lobby for Aiur Chef.

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When attempting to join a game of Aiur Chef from the custom games menu, the UI goes into a "Searching for Players" mode, similar to a random matching for ladder games.

I am not put into a lobby, and as such there is no option to start a game earlier, with less players. There is also no indication of other players searching for the game, so I have never managed to start a public game of Aiur Chef, I assume because there are never 8 players willing to sit there and wait with no visual indication of anything happening.

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Because each team is an individual player in Aiur Chef, it is impossible to join (or create a private game) as a party. Since this is currently the only way to play a game of Aiur Chef, it is slightly annoying. The only workaround is to create a private game alone, and then individually add players to the map.

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Possibly related:

Yesterday, after waiting and failing to join a public game of Aiur Chef, I was unable to create a private game or to join a ladder game. I received the message "Unable to perform this action while searching for a game."

I had no indication in the typical game search area that a search was ongoing, especially since I had just cancelled an Aiur Chef search. I had to restart Starcraft 2 to fix the error.
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This still hasn't been fixed? I just tried it myself and I too can't join into any Aiur Chef game.
Edited by Philippe on 7/29/2013 10:50 AM PDT
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Me neither :(
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The original post stated Custom Game menu, but Aiur Chef is now an Arcade map, and thus you should be placed in a queue when joining from the Arcade, with the lobby-search indicator at the top of your screen, and will require enough other players for a full game.

Please let me know if what I've described is NOT what you are experiencing, and we can continue to investigate the issue.

Thanks!
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