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by courier
Sat Jan 06, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: Firefight
Topic: Wish List
Replies: 147
Views: 86165

Another annoyance I encountered today -- guns whose crews have been killed should not continue to freeze your AFVs. I've been using recon squads to massacre the crews of unsupported anti-tank guns, and discovering that my half-track in the area covered by the newly-crewless gun sticks frozen in posi...
by courier
Fri Jan 05, 2007 3:17 am
Forum: Firefight
Topic: The wandering 88
Replies: 2
Views: 3316

The wandering 88

Well, we've all seen guns go wandering in this game, I daresay. But I've not yet seen one take a grand tour this complete. Fighting, as Germany, attacking against France, I find that my entire approach on the target can be covered from a single point. Wanting to take advantage of that position witho...
by courier
Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:12 am
Forum: Firefight
Topic: Bug in commander naming?
Replies: 0
Views: 3088

Bug in commander naming?

Playing a campaign as Captain Jones, I botch a defense and am wounded and eventually killed. The game notes this, however, as "Capt MacAdams was wounded... Capt MacAdams was killed." Presumably it has generated a name for this unfortunate infantryman as if he were nobody special, rather than taking ...
by courier
Thu Jan 04, 2007 11:12 pm
Forum: Firefight
Topic: Tactics Issues on Attacking vs AI
Replies: 4
Views: 4415

The key to attacking, especially with infantry, is patience. Get the bulk of your forces into cover, send recon squads forward, find the opponent and perhaps lure him into wasting artillery or revealing his guns' and tanks' positions. It is almost always possible to flank your opponent if you can wo...
by courier
Thu Jan 04, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Firefight
Topic: Wish List
Replies: 147
Views: 86165

Things that have annoyed me in a couple of weeks of play: - Status indicators for tanks, so I can see when a tank gets into its weird will-never-move-again suppressed state. Or at least some explanation for this state (is the tank somehow immobilized? It still seems to be able to turn... if the tank...