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Offline gregb41352

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #60 on: February 21, 2021, 06:15:49 PM »
"Someone above joked (?) about a WW1 game, and I think there is scope for a tactical treatment of early WW1 stuff and also even the later trench fighting."

So much this.  I've waited so long.

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #61 on: February 21, 2021, 07:09:37 PM »
This still hurts my eyes after over 10yrs... I am still using a 1080 screen as well. My previous of a different wider resolution died and to keep my FPS up in high end games I kept the same res. I should go up to a 1440 res monitor but I think that would make the text even smaller.

I use a 3440 x 1440 monitor and CM looks great on it. I don't have a problem reading the text................but I do have glasses.
How much of the screen does your briefing screen fill?
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #62 on: February 22, 2021, 03:20:06 AM »
At least there are not many tanks to model for WW1:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_World_War_I_tanks

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #63 on: February 22, 2021, 08:50:38 AM »
There was a very good PTO mod for the original CMBO that I played the hell out of way back. My dream would be a new version of it.  :dreamer:
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #64 on: February 22, 2021, 12:00:11 PM »
This still hurts my eyes after over 10yrs... I am still using a 1080 screen as well. My previous of a different wider resolution died and to keep my FPS up in high end games I kept the same res. I should go up to a 1440 res monitor but I think that would make the text even smaller.

I use a 3440 x 1440 monitor and CM looks great on it. I don't have a problem reading the text................but I do have glasses.
How much of the screen does your briefing screen fill?

A small part in the center. The text is about the same size as you might see in a phone text message. It is easy for me to read, but as I have said I wear glasses and I know that helps.

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #65 on: February 22, 2021, 12:30:54 PM »
This still hurts my eyes after over 10yrs... I am still using a 1080 screen as well. My previous of a different wider resolution died and to keep my FPS up in high end games I kept the same res. I should go up to a 1440 res monitor but I think that would make the text even smaller.

I use a 3440 x 1440 monitor and CM looks great on it. I don't have a problem reading the text................but I do have glasses.
How much of the screen does your briefing screen fill?

A small part in the center. The text is about the same size as you might see in a phone text message. It is easy for me to read, but as I have said I wear glasses and I know that helps.

Although in today's modern games they should auto adjust for different screen resolutions and provide in-game UI scaling options, you can change the Windows setting to scale your display (i.e. 150% etc.) and the game/text will more fill the screen.  Again, you shouldn't have to do it and requires extra step but at least helps for now.

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #66 on: April 11, 2021, 01:05:40 PM »
It seems BFC is still planning on releasing Combat Mission Cold War in April.  However the Slitherine /Steam release will be delayed until June in order to add multiplayer support.  Steve at the BFC forum posted about the multiplayer support. Below is part of what he posted. 

We are jointly publishing Cold War with Slitherine.  Until the Slitherine launches there is no Steam version and Slitherine isn't planning on launching until June. 

So why is Cold War going to take a few more months to come out for Slitherine?  Because they asked us to put in some multiplayer support that no Combat Mission has (so far).  And it needs to be extensively tested.  Which is why an otherwise nearly complete Combat Mission game with traditional features isn't being released by Slitherine sooner.


In the same thread Steve implied other CM titles that have and/or will be released on Slitherine / Steam will also get this same multiplayer support.   :)

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #67 on: April 12, 2021, 01:58:23 PM »
It seems BFC is still planning on releasing Combat Mission Cold War in April.  However the Slitherine /Steam release will be delayed until June in order to add multiplayer support.  Steve at the BFC forum posted about the multiplayer support. Below is part of what he posted. 

We are jointly publishing Cold War with Slitherine.  Until the Slitherine launches there is no Steam version and Slitherine isn't planning on launching until June. 

So why is Cold War going to take a few more months to come out for Slitherine?  Because they asked us to put in some multiplayer support that no Combat Mission has (so far).  And it needs to be extensively tested.  Which is why an otherwise nearly complete Combat Mission game with traditional features isn't being released by Slitherine sooner.


In the same thread Steve implied other CM titles that have and/or will be released on Slitherine / Steam will also get this same multiplayer support.   :)

So thats likely Slitherines PBEM system ?

If cold war makes an April release i shall eat my hat and several other peoples as well.
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #68 on: April 14, 2021, 12:32:38 AM »
dont eat any peoples, the hat has enough fiber.
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #69 on: April 14, 2021, 01:29:21 AM »
 ;D
dont eat any peoples, the hat has enough fiber.
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #70 on: April 14, 2021, 05:31:08 AM »
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #71 on: April 14, 2021, 07:54:08 AM »
 ;D  Some folks I know, the hat would be the best part.  ::)
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #72 on: April 15, 2021, 09:57:48 AM »
So this is just fancier PBEM?

Or multiplayer-per-side?

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #73 on: April 15, 2021, 03:55:23 PM »

If cold war makes an April release i shall eat my hat and several other peoples as well.

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #74 on: April 15, 2021, 08:15:01 PM »
So this is just fancier PBEM?

Or multiplayer-per-side?

I have not used Slitherine /Steam multi-player so I'm not sure how it works.  I suspect for CM it would handle the turns between two players.  Multiple players per side just sounds to good to be true.