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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific??
« Reply #30 on: April 24, 2021, 04:49:26 PM »
Strategy Gaming Dojo put out his first video of WarPlan Pacific in a "Let's Play/Tutorial" format.  He is the best in the business IMHO in making wargame vids to learn how to play a game.

https://youtu.be/M_L6W5dZZmc

What I can't figure out is how the heck he keeps all the game rules straight in his head. :nerd:  I mean the guy is concurrently playing WitE, WitE2, WitP:AE and now WP:Pacific!  And don't even ask me where he finds the time for all this!!

In the first WP:Pac video, he is pleasantly surprised at the aggressive moves of the Japanese AI.  I'm also tracking his WitP:AE playthrough and the WP:Pac Japanese quickly goes after areas the WitP:AE AI does not... 

He has an uncanny knack for making me purchase games he plays, and it looks like this will no be exception....

I have the original Warplan set in Europe.  It's a great game and the developer is very dedicated and active on the Matrix forum.  I'm sure Warplan Pacific will also be a great game and I intend to buy it.   

Thanks for the heads up on Strategy Gaming Dojo.  He has some great videos.  I am now subscribed.  :)

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #31 on: April 29, 2021, 09:16:46 AM »
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #34 on: April 29, 2021, 01:01:14 PM »
Nothing mentioned about that that I've seen in the MG forums...
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #35 on: April 30, 2021, 08:01:01 PM »
I'm just downloading it now, so hopefully I can make some sensible comments hen I've played it a bit.
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #36 on: April 30, 2021, 10:16:37 PM »
It looks nice, but there is an instant high learning curve. Without a tutorial I just haven't a clue what to do other than sit down and read the manual.

First impressions is that it looks quite nuanced and detailed, but not at all intuitive. Graphically it's got a nice focus on visual clarity, and is an attractive looking game. I'm sure once I've worked out what the hell I should be doing it will be an interesting game! ::)

There are 5 campaigns including a grand campaign plus one for the Sino-Soviet war and it looks quite comprehensive. It also offers multiplayer.
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #37 on: May 01, 2021, 06:11:09 AM »
It looks nice, but there is an instant high learning curve. Without a tutorial I just haven't a clue what to do other than sit down and read the manual.

First impressions is that it looks quite nuanced and detailed, but not at all intuitive. Graphically it's got a nice focus on visual clarity, and is an attractive looking game. I'm sure once I've worked out what the hell I should be doing it will be an interesting game! ::)

There are 5 campaigns including a grand campaign plus one for the Sino-Soviet war and it looks quite comprehensive. It also offers multiplayer.

Plus if I remember when I beta tested War Plan, it is easily moddable. We had some nice graphic mods during that time.
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #38 on: May 01, 2021, 07:22:14 AM »
It looks nice, but there is an instant high learning curve. Without a tutorial I just haven't a clue what to do other than sit down and read the manual.

First impressions is that it looks quite nuanced and detailed, but not at all intuitive. Graphically it's got a nice focus on visual clarity, and is an attractive looking game. I'm sure once I've worked out what the hell I should be doing it will be an interesting game! ::)

There are 5 campaigns including a grand campaign plus one for the Sino-Soviet war and it looks quite comprehensive. It also offers multiplayer.

Odd that a game like this would have no tutorials...perhaps some will pop up on YouTube, or already there?  I'll definitely be getting this some time soon, looking forward to more gameplay comments.

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #39 on: May 01, 2021, 07:36:27 AM »
Odd that a game like this would have no tutorials...perhaps some will pop up on YouTube, or already there?  I'll definitely be getting this some time soon, looking forward to more gameplay comments.

The first game Warplan has a tutorial button but when you click it, it takes you to this Youtube playlist : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk5K-IfEIqTuKoyeCpExF7x9j6cSquj28

For Warplan Pacific you might be better off with Strategy Gaming Dojo's let's play tutorial like 88mmkwk mentioned before :  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSgMOSrhbsUZHXBhwR_N__XE35mXdki6x

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #40 on: May 01, 2021, 09:36:38 AM »
...and theres also this from MG:  Warplan Pacific: Preview Tour
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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #41 on: May 01, 2021, 11:09:44 AM »
Odd that a game like this would have no tutorials...perhaps some will pop up on YouTube, or already there?  I'll definitely be getting this some time soon, looking forward to more gameplay comments.

The first game Warplan has a tutorial button but when you click it, it takes you to this Youtube playlist : https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk5K-IfEIqTuKoyeCpExF7x9j6cSquj28

For Warplan Pacific you might be better off with Strategy Gaming Dojo's let's play tutorial like 88mmkwk mentioned before :  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSgMOSrhbsUZHXBhwR_N__XE35mXdki6x

Maybe it's because I'm old and grumpy, but I don't consider watching over 12 hours of videos of someone else playing a game a "tutorial" in the least. 

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #42 on: May 01, 2021, 11:42:39 AM »
I actually enjoy the Strategy Gaming Dojo videos on You Tube despite being old and grumpy but if you dont..........There is a manual.... ;)
http://www.slitherine.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=534&t=92000

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #43 on: May 01, 2021, 03:22:21 PM »
I don't mind the idea of the videos, it's much more "oh, if you want a tutorial, go burn a full day to watch a dozen hour long videos". 

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Re: Matrixgames Warplan Pacific
« Reply #44 on: May 01, 2021, 11:37:48 PM »
I don't mind the idea of the videos, it's much more "oh, if you want a tutorial, go burn a full day to watch a dozen hour long videos".

I did that on Pornhub a couple of times. I consider those tutorials too  :o
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