Okay, These are the two problems I've been having recently with my game.
1. It seems that no matter how much I 'buddy' with another race, I don't get the option to form an Alliance. And yes we both have the Alliance tech, and we are 'friendly' with each. Been friendly for some time. I've given them all my tech for free, and tens of thousands of BCs but still no Alliance option.
2. The game won't let me choos to have less than 3 rivals in any given game. I can choose more, but it won't let me disable a race when only three are selected.
The only mods I am using are:
Megatrons Event File.