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Offline Pete Dero

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2021, 09:19:43 AM »
https://www.twitch.tv/slitherinegroup

Warplan Pacific first look

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2021, 10:40:48 AM »
Looks good but the Chinese and Japanese colours do need more differentiation.
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2021, 11:27:00 AM »
Looks good but the Chinese and Japanese colours do need more differentiation.

  No kidding.  Other than that...looks okay.  I'll probably try it eventually.  Maybe even when it first comes out.

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2021, 06:21:16 PM »
Looks great to me, looking forward to this one as I loved the first WarPlan.  "War in the Pacific map with an easier complexity level" sounds right up my alley.
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2021, 08:49:26 PM »
I'm watching it too. Fingers crossed.
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #20 on: March 12, 2021, 02:51:19 AM »
Looks great to me, looking forward to this one as I loved the first WarPlan.  "War in the Pacific map with an easier complexity level" sounds right up my alley.

I watched the stream and despite not buying Warplan Europe it really does look good. The clincher for me is proper fog of war mechanics with Warplan Europe lacked with the naval game. The Pacific game appears to have a really interesting unique approach involving codebreaking/counter intelligence  measures and spotting rules that should really ramp up the tension in the cat and mouse fleet operations in this theatre.
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #21 on: March 24, 2021, 11:00:56 AM »
Matrix announced today this one releases on 29th April.... :smitten:

With WITE2 and this game Matrix are pushing some good stuff out this year.

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #22 on: March 24, 2021, 02:15:01 PM »
Matrix announced today this one releases on 29th April.... :smitten:

With WITE2 and this game Matrix are pushing some good stuff out this year.

Wonderful!!!

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #23 on: March 24, 2021, 02:50:37 PM »
I would love for this to be a Day 1 purchase for me, but I'm gonna wait until I can use my Anniversary Coupon on it next year.  This years coupon expired unspent :( as there weren't any MG titles I wanted to pick up.  Also, and I thank you in advance, this will let you guys weed out all those nasty little bugs. :bd:
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #24 on: March 27, 2021, 11:10:30 PM »
The Shrapnel game was, and is, an under-rated little gem. With a little tinkering with the victory conditions (available in the Shrapnel forums) it is a quick, simple and surprisingly historical simulation of the war in the Pacific theatre.  And a lot of fun.  Don't know if it is still available.  But I am happy I have a copy.