I like to make a movieclip randomly spawn in a set area. But theres a little more to it, usually you'd have something like the X pos set to something like 250 (say the centre) and the Y pos set to be ...
As new players enter a game, they are given a location on a large grid. The first player is given the location in the center. Now, how should the second player be placed? Then, the third and so on? ...