With its quick PvP skirmishes and its co-op campaign, Shogun 2 is my go-to game when I want to play multiplayer – but sometimes I want to play a co-op skirmish, with human and computer players. Until a couple of days ago, I thought this was impossible (not to mention a very odd omission), but it turns out the game does support comp stomps. This is how to set them up.
First, look at the top row of the screen:
See the silhouettes representing slots for human players? Delete a human player slot.
The screen should now look like this:
Then click the computer icon in the bottom-right hand corner of the box. The screen should now look like this:
Tadaa! You have now added an AI player – in this case, the Chosokabe. Click that AI player’s banner, and you can change its clan. Have fun stomping those comps!