Earning medals

It is 1965 and the US ground war in Vietnam is in full swing. As a US Army commander, wage a counter-insurgency (COIN) war to secure the Ia Drang valley, on the border with Cambodia.
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Earning medals

Post by jwagner14 » Tue Sep 29, 2015 1:27 pm

Love the game.

Question about earning medals. Seems a bit buggy. For example, for two games in a row I've had six or more active AVRN units at game's end and didn't receive credit for the "Drill Instructor" medal.

I've had similar issues with other medals, where it didn't "take" the first time I achieved it.

Anyone else had this problem?

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Re: Earning medals

Post by Every Single Soldier » Thu Oct 01, 2015 11:45 am

You are the first to report this, will have a look :shock:

Also you mention bugs on other medals, would appreciate specifics and will investigate.

Thanks

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Re: Earning medals

Post by jwagner14 » Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:59 pm

The one I specifically remember is the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (for winning in veteran mode).

I won several times and the star never began to fill up. But it seems to be working now.

The other one is the kills with mechanized unit (can't remember its name). Doesn't seem to ever move for me.

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Re: Earning medals

Post by zakblood » Thu Oct 01, 2015 4:04 pm

on which version? pc / steam / Ipad etc etc?

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Re: Earning medals

Post by jwagner14 » Thu Oct 01, 2015 11:29 pm

Sorry ... PC using Steam.

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Re: Earning medals

Post by FluffyFoxy » Fri Nov 20, 2015 2:31 am

After a brief stint in summer I now started to play V65 again and enjoy it a lot. But I agree that the medals/achievements system must be broken. There are a few achievements I should have received but didn't:
  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • General Staff
  • Path Finder
And for at least a few more achievements I noticed that the count is not correct:
  • RoV Campaign Medal
  • Leader Insignia
  • Ordinance Badge
  • Foreign Service
This is very frustrating as it takes away a lot of the fun. For what it is worth, I play the game on Steam where the medals are tied to Steam achievements. Would be nice if you guys could look into it.

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Re: Earning medals

Post by zakblood » Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:32 am

commanders on it, don't you worry :wink:

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Re: Earning medals

Post by FluffyFoxy » Fri Nov 20, 2015 4:20 pm

zakblood_slith wrote:commanders on it, don't you worry :wink:
That's good to hear and much appreciated. I know that ESS must be really busy with the Afghanistan game. And I'm looking forward to playing that as well. But for now it would be nice to play V65 the way it's meant to work :)

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Re: Earning medals

Post by FluffyFoxy » Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:36 pm

zakblood_slith wrote:commanders on it, don't you worry :wink:
Any news on this issue?

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Re: Earning medals

Post by LoyalSoldier » Sun Dec 27, 2015 10:44 am

I am fairly sure I missed out on the General Staff medal in the past while meeting the conditions.

Conversely, I obtained the Air Assault badge, a veteran medal, even though I have never played veteran.

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Re: Earning medals

Post by Every Single Soldier » Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:50 am

i don't think Assault badge is veteran only :shock:

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Re: Earning medals

Post by LoyalSoldier » Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:29 pm

In my iPad version of the game, the text for the air assault badge says the following:

"End the game with at least 4 hueys, 1 chinook and 1 cobra (veteran only)."

So if the medal is not veteran only, I assume the text is wrong.

By the way, I am not complaining about this. It is by no means an issue of any concern. I am only pointing out what it says.

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Re: Earning medals

Post by zakblood » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:30 pm

thanks for reporting it, the commander will sort it :wink:

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Re: Earning medals

Post by FluffyFoxy » Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:18 pm

zakblood_slith wrote:thanks for reporting it, the commander will sort it :wink:
The commander still hasn't sorted it, huh? Maybe HQ should send him more resources. But seriously, can we get this fixed soon please? The original post is from September :(

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Re: Earning medals

Post by zakblood » Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:23 pm

as of yet, no one has given any more details or saves for the developer to look at why some work while others don't, as they do for me, so unless some saves come up, have you tried if using steam to disable the steam overlay and retry, as that causes more issues than most in some games so for me should be disabled by default unless someone wishes to use it etc :wink:

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Re: Earning medals

Post by FluffyFoxy » Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:02 pm

zakblood_slith wrote:as of yet, no one has given any more details or saves for the developer to look at why some work while others don't, as they do for me, so unless some saves come up, have you tried if using steam to disable the steam overlay and retry, as that causes more issues than most in some games so for me should be disabled by default unless someone wishes to use it etc :wink:
I have not tried to disable the Steam overlay yet. I could try that. But this is the first time that somebody asks for savegames. The only thing we heard from you is that the "commander" is on it. If the developers need saves to look at the problem you could have communicated that alreayd last year. So where do I send a savegame then?

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Re: Earning medals

Post by zakblood » Fri Apr 15, 2016 1:10 pm

attach them to the post here so he can take a look at them thanks, just zip in and attach it to a post

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Re: Earning medals

Post by Every Single Soldier » Sat Apr 16, 2016 2:15 pm

We are not aware of this issue, would appreciate specifics and attachments, thanks :shock:

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Re: Earning medals

Post by asuser » Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:22 pm

Hello,

I play with PC/steam and I found out...

... that you have to play with 'Normal' or 'Veteran' for most of the achievements.
With 'Custom' some achievements dont' work like
game or victory counter and rank points. Air Assault Badge I got also with 'Normal'.

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Re: Earning medals

Post by ErissN6 » Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:04 pm

asuser wrote:you have to play with 'Normal' or 'Veteran' for most of the achievements.
With 'Custom' some achievements dont' work
I think it's intended, as achievments can be very easy, meaning nothing, if you play Custom with all cursors down.

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