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by devoncop
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?
Replies: 67
Views: 1394

Re: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?

That is what I have been hearing too.

It will be great to see how it copes with 14 of us when the game launches....(assuming everyone who has committed to playing logs in on time)
by devoncop
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II Digital League
Topic: Biblical: winners post your results here . . .
Replies: 49
Views: 1245

Re: Biblical: winners post your results here . . .

Division B devoncop (Arkanians) beat MikeMUC (Assyrian 681) 40% to 5% The heavy armour of the Arkanian hoplites combined with their offensive spears made things difficult for the Assyrians on a largely open and flat field of battle that favoured the Arkanians. Many thanks to my opponent for the game .
by devoncop
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?
Replies: 67
Views: 1394

Re: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?

Cheers Steve. Good to hear.

I am fortunate in being retired so could easily manage this. Those who work may not be so lucky so I went with a 48 hour turnaround for this first game.

I am sure for my second game I would go for a 24 hour turnaround for those who can manage it.
by devoncop
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Field of Glory II Digital League
Topic: Late Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .
Replies: 103
Views: 2140

Re: Late Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .

Division B

devoncop (Jewish Revolt) beat DzonVejn (bretons) 62% to 47% with only a turn left......

Great game of high mobility

Thanks to my opponent.
by devoncop
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Ambushes?
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Ambushes?

Yaitz331 wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:31 pm
devoncop wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:00 pm
Yaitz331 wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:42 pm


To be fair I don't disagree with your general point that maybe there is a justification for also applying the bonus to hills and mountains ....I was just being a pendant :D
You were being a small necklace? :P

Pedant !!

:mrgreen:
by devoncop
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Ambushes?
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Ambushes?

That question is one only the developers can answer. I suppose if you think of Buchenwald Forest type ambushes of the Romans there are historically verified examples. Do you know of any army level ambushes in hills and mountains in this era ? I can't think of any off hand.... Emmaus, Lake Trasimene...
by devoncop
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?
Replies: 67
Views: 1394

Re: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?

I suspect several players wouldn't last five years though !
by devoncop
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Ambushes?
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Ambushes?

That question is one only the developers can answer.

I suppose if you think of Buchenwald Forest type ambushes of the Romans there are historically verified examples. Do you know of any army level ambushes in hills and mountains in this era ? I can't think of any off hand....
by devoncop
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Ambushes?
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Ambushes?

How will ambushes be modeled in FoG:E? They were quite frequent in the time period. Hi Yaitz. This question worries me ....what are you planning ? :D One of the traits that your generals can have is the "Ambusher" trait.I This gives +1 on the die roll on attacks in forested regions to attacking tro...
by devoncop
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?
Replies: 67
Views: 1394

Re: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?

For info of all players : Having checked the MP set up procedure with the devs I can now announce that our game will open up for players to sign into it on 11th July 2019 (release day). Password for the game will be sent to all players by PM that day. Players will have until 0900 GMT on the 18th Jul...
by devoncop
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Mercenaries?
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: Mercenaries?

Most nations can recruit one type of mercenary infantry and mercenary cavalry, as much as they wish, provided you have a mercenary center (this is to restrict a bit where you can get them as they are produced rapidly). Carthage has instead 5 mercenaries, 1 can be recruited everywhere Carthage is, w...
by devoncop
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?
Replies: 67
Views: 1394

Re: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?

Asty wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:03 pm
Where did you get the faction list from
And is there a map with starting location ?

I have sent you a PM !!

Cheers

ian
by devoncop
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Invasions by sea question.
Replies: 7
Views: 268

Re: Invasions by sea question.

If you want to combine both stacks in one, you would need to stop in the coastal sea, then the next turn, the land units would be split up and they would disembark (no combat penalty, we don't consider you do opposed landings in ancient time, you disembark in a place where there is no one and then ...
by devoncop
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?
Replies: 67
Views: 1394

Re: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?

Indeed so.

They start with three rather than the two Samnite regions but it seems Asty is drawn to danger :D

I think if I wanted to be in that general area I would have gone for the Illyrians or even the N.Italian Galli but we are all different !
by devoncop
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Invasions by sea question.
Replies: 7
Views: 268

Invasions by sea question.

Hi I understand that land units can now stack with naval units easily to escort them to a destination. My question is : if Rome for example decides to launch an escorted naval invasion from the mainland into Syracuse does the route of the stack end in the province to be attacked, with the land force...
by devoncop
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Mercenaries?
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: Mercenaries?

There are indeed mercenaries and manpower poor but cash rich countries like Carthage will need to recruit them, probably in some numbers.

They appear in the regional building slots like regular troops that are available to be built in that area.
by devoncop
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?
Replies: 67
Views: 1394

Re: Arranging MP Game....Interested ?

For info of all players :

Asty, having received some crucial intelligence about the likely longevity (or rather the opposite!) of his choice of nation (Samnites) has wisely decided he has been called by the Etruscans to lead them instead :D

I have changed the list of players accordingly .
by devoncop
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: So What about Multiplayer?
Replies: 42
Views: 1342

Re: So What about Multiplayer?

Pretty obvious from the above that FOG:E as designed is simply unsuitable for MP FOG2 adaptation. I think what the MP contingent should be pushing for is a FOG2 product, or other specifically designed chassis to warehouse strategically linked FOG2 tactical battles Unless I’m missing something 500 t...
by devoncop
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II Digital League
Topic: Late Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .
Replies: 103
Views: 2140

Re: Late Antiquity: winners post your results here . . .

Division B

devoncop (Jewish revolt) beat Xlegione (Hunnic Sabir) 57% to 30%

Swarms of Jewish skirmishers and some doughty performances from the zealots and even the medium foot swamped the better quality Huns who succumbed with just a couple of turns left.

Thanks to my opponent for a tough fight.
by devoncop
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Field of Glory II Digital League
Topic: Early Middle Ages: winners post your results here
Replies: 62
Views: 1287

Re: Early Middle Ages: winners post your results here

Division B devoncop (Dailami/Khorasanian allies) beat rbodleyscott (Frankish/Viking allies) 61% to 52% Aided by some wooded and hilly terrain dotted around the map the Dailami ground out the most unlikely win since David lobbed a pebble in Goliath's direction and hoped for the best ! Thanks Richard ...

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