Panzer Corps 2 - Dev Diary #3

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Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Dev Diary #3

Post by ptje63 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:19 pm

Following up on my previous post, I do wish to continue to add suggestions, like this one:
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My turn and would love to retreat my infantry + arty on such a position that it may surprise attacking Russian armor. How about a short-key that enables player to hover above each unit and see range and movement available.
As of now, you have to go to units information and check, and then figure out terrain and weather conditions reduce these numbers...

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Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Dev Diary #3

Post by ptje63 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:34 pm

Another (forum) suggestion: Im 54 years old and my father, currently at age 90, taught me the beginnings of strategic games when I was 6 - he was checkers champion in town and showed me how to play chess and checkers. Now magazines and newspapers in The Netherlands often have these "White's turn and wins" chess and checkers challenges for the readers to solve.
How about a "PC how to attack / defend" - not the gameplay of a complete scenario, but (like my previous post) what would be the ideal positioning of your units in a specific situation, just a 1 or 2 turn exchange of how one would position each unit and a short explanation why...
Im not a multiplayer type, have never been and dont think I will ever be, but this would be a wonderful way I guess to share the strategy you have followed, what other members suggest and learn from this.

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Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Dev Diary #3

Post by max888888 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:02 pm

can you change unrealistic prestige system to something like (below)?

1939 -- every turn you get 10 infantry reinforcements, 2 pz 1, 1pz 2 etc etc.
you can use 10 infantry reinforcements to create new (10 strength unit), or 2 (50% strength ) units o just reinforce another infantry units.

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Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Dev Diary #3

Post by Urban11 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:15 am

I am excited- when the campaign begins? :D

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Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Dev Diary #3

Post by Urban11 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:22 am

ptje63 wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:34 pm
Another (forum) suggestion: Im 54 years old and my father, currently at age 90, taught me the beginnings of strategic games when I was 6 - he was checkers champion in town and showed me how to play chess and checkers. Now magazines and newspapers in The Netherlands often have these "White's turn and wins" chess and checkers challenges for the readers to solve.
How about a "PC how to attack / defend" - not the gameplay of a complete scenario, but (like my previous post) what would be the ideal positioning of your units in a specific situation, just a 1 or 2 turn exchange of how one would position each unit and a short explanation why...
Im not a multiplayer type, have never been and dont think I will ever be, but this would be a wonderful way I guess to share the strategy you have followed, what other members suggest and learn from this.
That would be nice - I also played chess first then came Panzer General and Civ.II. and so on.. .:) Anyaway I hate playing AI since I tried first multyplaers maybe with Civ V. - human players have always nice end interesting ideas those can't comparable with boring and silly AI strategies(I mean all strategic games-except chess where AI's are really strong ). (I am 38).

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Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Dev Diary #3

Post by Urban11 » Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:42 am

13obo wrote:
Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:07 pm
Beautiful units, shadows, terrain and UI. Everything looks clean and easily legible. Keep it up!

Edit: one tiny criticism on the legibility- you're showing German (grey) and Soviet units (green), but looking top-down over all of the units make the two colours blend it too much. I think the PzC Soviet green was a bit more green-ish (less muted) than the one used here?
Would have been nice also indicating damages on the units' appearance (okay thats not a must but let's be maximalists :D)

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Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Dev Diary #3

Post by Rudankort » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:02 am

Urban wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:15 am
I am excited- when the campaign begins? :D
The Oberkommando is keeping us in the dark about the exact date... We'll begin when you are ready, they say to us. :?

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