Originally Posted by Syro
An idea from my brother: Leaderboard or titles for largest contiguous empire. This counts only your largest interconnected set of squares -- multiple, disconnected islands would not help. Would be interesting to see at least. If competitive multiplayer got more love this could lead to interesting strategies like trying to split a competitors empire in two to take the lead.
It would be amazing indeed. Unfortunately, given the size of the world, the processing power required to compute all continuous empires would be insane. Way above what my small server can handle