More default schemes
For instance "Intermediate without sudden death" (maybe with a more catchy name). If you create that kind of scheme yourself, it's named as "User defined" (when hosting with HostingBuddy), which often scares away joining players and which altogether is inconvenient, even if in future there'll be a better "summary" of the scheme in the lobby.
It'd be very helpful to have much more default schemes for normal type games especially! Variations of Intermediate and Elite. One of the best things about WA is the versatility of it, it's dumb to limit it by sticking to the old schemes.
Here http://worms2d.info/Etiquette is written: "Don't mess with the schemes.
Schemes have a history on Worms. Chances are, the people that join your games have been playing the scheme you're hosting for years."
"Messing" with schemes would lessen if there would be more official ones.
In addition it would be great to be possible to name your own schemes: you could host them like "X's Own Scheme's Name for X", and in the lobby it would have it's own name instead of "User defined".
I didn't mean it like that.
I absolutely love custom schemes, but it's not fun hosting those, when people, mostly newbies, join and quit or just don't enjoy it much because they're not familiar with it. Even if they quickly check the scheme settings in the lobby or even if I write a summary of the settings.
There should be added more new default schemes, so that those new schemes would gain popularity and people would learn to play them and the settings. I don't like how there are only a few okay default normal type schemes included in the game: Elite, Intermediate, Pro... There should be e.g. Intermediate without crates, "Crateless Intermediate" or something. And there are a lot of players who dislike rope. They even think the 5 normal ropes in Intermediate are too much, but like the scheme otherwise. Ok, there's Elite, which has less roping... but it's a very different scheme. There should be a new/multiple new balanced normal type schemes, with no crates / less ropes / no ropes at all / less powerful weps / no retreat time etc!
And of course the amazing popular schemes like Hysteria and Team17 should be included in the game by default as well.
Also, I don't think making those "variations" as default schemes is really worth it. I mean, it might cause confusions to new players. (or they might ask something like "does your Hysteria have LowGravity?")
Doesn't HostingBuddy allow you to use a custom name for your game?
/hb host Intermediate "normal w/o suddendeath"
I think some popular schemes should be default, at least the schemes without rules (or with trivial rules like No Rope Knocking, Re-aim, No sitting grenades) which can be played in normal maps. Examples: Hysteria, BnG, Team17, Elite and Kaos (if RubberWorm features will be included in W:A 4).