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(options/ game mode)

Main menu: OPTIONS
Choose game mode in the selector (extension menu).
In case of game over the internet the game mode is set by the first player in spite of settings of the second player.

NORMAL MODE (real time game mode):
Standard game mode with changes of ratings at the end of the game. The game has not any time limit. If you are local human player, you will step by step strive to reach gomoku MASTER rating.

TRAINING MODE:
For beginners without changes in ratings and time limit. The player can play with himself.
WARNING ASSISTANT:
You can turn on/off the automatic advices on the board. Anyway advices are visible in all game modes, if you click right mouse button over the board.

TIME LIMIT GAME:
There is a time limit of game duration for players. If the player waste away the time limit, he/she will lose the game. Changes in ratings are applied. The are following game modes:
TIME GAME 10s - time limit 10 seconds
TIME GAME 1M - time limit 1 minute
TIME GAME 2M - time limit 2 minutes
TIME GAME 5M - time limit 5 minutes
TIME GAME 10M - time limit 10 minutes
TIME GAME 15M - time limit 15 minutes
TIME GAME 20M - time limit 20 minutes

TIP: Set STATUS in the MAIN MENU for time limit games to see remaining limit for players.

In case of game over the internet the spent periods of moves are updated with delay due to network communication.

All changes have to be confirmed by DONE button when you return back to the game. All changes are valid only for a new game, thus you have to click on NEW GAME in the MAIN MENU.

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