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21. Posted: Thu 6th May 2010 18:29 BST
Final comment: remember that there are several keys to battle.(1) supporting fire -- When you attack, adjacent friendly units can join in and increase your firepower. Keep your units close together so they can offer support!(2) limit defensive support -- Surrounding enemy units before attacking will cut them off from defensive benefits they can receive from nearby allies. The most effective way to do this is to place one of your units on each side of an enemy... but be careful that you don't leave your units vulnerable to counter-attack.(3) terrain benefits -- Always take the high terrain if possible, and otherwise look for rough patches that will give better defensive position.(4) patience is key -- Don't always attack with your first possible unit. Sometimes you should move several units into position to take advantage of points 1 and 2 before attacking to maximize the damage done and minimize your losses. Sometimes you are better off taking up a defensive position and letting the enemy come to you - especially if you can create a bottleneck or if the enemy units move at different speeds. (Of course, sometimes it's better to just go in guns ablaze. Use your judgment.)
22. Posted: Thu 6th May 2010 23:59 BST
I'll need to get back to this game at some point. The full Operations Manual does make mention of surrounding units in the section discussing Zone of Control, but you'll need to view Detailed Instructions for that.
I knew that, but it doesn't say how to surrond units. I thought you had to completely surround them with your units and/or high terrian. Now I know that you just need two units on opposite sides with the terrain playing no role.
Capturing the enemy's factory in Level 3 doesn't work, as your infantry is limited to 2 Charlies, which will almost certainly get blown away by the enemy Hadrian, Kilroy, and/or Bisons long before you can get there while leaving your base open to the enemy infantry by means of the high terrian just to the north of it. I did manage to capture the factory once, but the enemy Kilroy captured my base on the next turn.
Edited on Fri 7th May, 2010 @ 00:00 by BulbasaurusRex
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23. Posted: Fri 7th May 2010 03:16 BST
Thanks, I'll try to use them in Campaign mode to make sense of it.
24. Posted: Fri 7th May 2010 11:08 BST
Seemed pretty clear to me. I seem to recall mention being made of the size of the zone of control for units and having two in proximity to an enemy restricting their movement. Not a strategy I've actually exercised, but like I said I haven't put any time into the game in ages!
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25. Posted: Tue 16th Nov 2010 02:32 GMT
I waited forever for this to come out, but haven't got it yet. Is online still going well, or has it all dried up?
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26. Posted: Tue 16th Nov 2010 03:10 GMT
Haven't played in a long time, but when I was getting into it, I struggled to find opponents. I did get one match going, but that was about it.
However, I'd love to face you. I miss playing this game.
27. Posted: Tue 16th Nov 2010 03:18 GMT
Thanks KS8. I just dont want another with online as dismal as family cards.
28. Posted: Tue 16th Nov 2010 03:20 GMT
Lol, the online there is only worthwhile if you know people with the game.
29. Posted: Fri 6th May 2011 02:18 BST
Is there a save spot for more than one person on this game?