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Offline al_infierno

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Ultimate General: American Revolution
« on: November 16, 2020, 02:24:03 PM »
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2020, 02:51:00 PM »
Good news. I wouldn't say out of nowhere though. I think it's a logical progression after Age of Sail.

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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2020, 03:11:51 PM »
Awesome. I would buy both UG: American Revolution and UG: Napoleon. I would throw money at the screen for UG: Franco-Prussian War, UG: Russian Revolution and/or UG: The Great War. All in good time...
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2020, 03:22:35 PM »
Totally into this, hopefully early access not crazily expensive....and hope maybe the gameplay will be a little slower to represent tactics of the day....fingers crossed!

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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2020, 03:36:34 PM »
I'll be watching this one, but think I've got my hands full for a while with UA:AoS and UA:D.
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2020, 04:00:49 PM »
They need to finish AoS and get it to work right first.
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2020, 05:44:12 PM »
I saw that today too. Lots of big promises there, we'll see. But in the meantime, even my old loins can still moisten. A little.
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2020, 09:26:51 PM »
I'll certainly be keeping an eye out for it; but I can never seem to get past the Battle of Shiloh in UG:CW (on the Confederate side) without losing my enthusiasm for the game. The game is just so very gamey sometimes (in at least two senses of that word), both for and against the player (but especially against), in order to foist things along. It never seemed that way when I was playing the original UG:Gettys,  but maybe I didn't get far enough.
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2020, 09:34:28 AM »
I would LOVE a, "Swamp Fox" campaign.  \m/
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2020, 09:36:20 AM »
^I would be surprised if you didn't get one.
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2020, 10:49:49 AM »
Hope you're right. I'm talking the REAL Marion here, not Mel Gibson waving a flag and killing Brits with a tomahawk. Though, that could be fun too.
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2020, 02:44:05 PM »
I'll certainly be keeping an eye out for it; but I can never seem to get past the Battle of Shiloh in UG:CW (on the Confederate side) without losing my enthusiasm for the game. The game is just so very gamey sometimes (in at least two senses of that word), both for and against the player (but especially against), in order to foist things along. It never seemed that way when I was playing the original UG:Gettys,  but maybe I didn't get far enough.

There are definitely scenarios in UGCW where the key to winning is to know exactly what's going to happen and deploy your troops perfectly to meet it. That was never true in UGG. And I got all the way through to Pickett's Charge.

They need to finish AoS and get it to work right first.

This is definitely exciting news, particularly since I have JUST been reading the first Revolutionary War history I have ever picked up, but yeah, my one qualm is that I would like them to keep working on AOS and in fact I wouldn't mind a little more work on UGCW.

Maybe they can make enough money to do it all, though. They'll sure get some of mine.
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2020, 03:02:20 PM »
^RyanE is pleased.
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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2020, 04:09:10 PM »
Hope you're right. I'm talking the REAL Marion here, not Mel Gibson waving a flag and killing Brits with a tomahawk. Though, that could be fun too.
Careful what you say... don't forget that both sides were technically "Brits" at the time cousin Jonathan! There is a reason why they were called "rebels" and also why there was also considerable sympathy in some quarters of Westminster, and in England generally as this was not seen as a "foreign war" - at least not until the evil, garlic breath French got involved (I hope you're listening Sauron!  >:D  ;D ;)). People like Thomas Paine were English and George Washington's grandfather was born about 10 miles from my father's place of birth...

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Re: Ultimate General: American Revolution
« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2020, 06:19:34 PM »
BTW, I'm really looking forward to this game... O0
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