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Offline Michael Dorosh

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2021, 08:38:36 AM »
Here is a link to the TO&E -

https://www.battlefront.com/cold-war/cmcw-base-game/?tab=toe

I'll hold off until the NATO module is announced in hopes of bundling it with the main game.


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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2021, 08:51:24 AM »


I finally get to show this off!

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2021, 09:02:49 AM »
So much opportunity for "BUUUUUUUURRRRRRRRT!"
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2021, 09:32:39 AM »
So much opportunity for "BUUUUUUUURRRRRRRRT!"

BRRRRRRRRRRRRRT followed by some air delivered cluster bombs! All from the same aircraft too!

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2021, 09:48:12 AM »
It's a well-put together video, but the use of 1980s VCR technology is kind of a hilarious reminder of CM's aging graphics....

Though now that I think of it, could be interesting to see M-1 Tank Platoon scenarios rendered in CM.  At least that way the graphics are a step up....


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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2021, 09:52:29 AM »
At least that way the graphics are a step up....


Ouch!

That screenshot brings back so many wonderful memories.
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2021, 10:02:52 AM »
That screenshot brings back so many wonderful memories.

Definitely. It's funny, despite being a fictional setting, there is a ton of content already out there which scenario designers can draw on for inspiration.

I still rate M-1 Tank Platoon's campaign system as one of the most fun I've ever played, and it didn't even have a strategic map the way Close Combat did.

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2021, 10:10:32 AM »
I want this game NOW. Why do I have to wait? FEED THE NEED!
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2021, 10:11:00 AM »
This looks like a Day 1 buy for me as well.
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2021, 10:12:23 AM »
Here are our pages for the game:

https://www.battlefront.com/cold-war/cmcw-base-game/

Expected release in April 2021. Yes, it is that far along.

Yes but that still really means 2022 :) just kidding.... \m/
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2021, 10:52:42 AM »
All hail forward Battlefront progress!!  :notworthy:
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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #26 on: February 16, 2021, 11:15:14 AM »
Some screenshot goodness!










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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #27 on: February 16, 2021, 12:11:05 PM »
CMCW also has a campaign and scenarios set at the NTC.  Very, very cool.  This title is probably my favorite out of all the CM titles.  With all the brush wars etc. and the CM modding community the possibilities for this title are very exciting. 

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #28 on: February 16, 2021, 02:37:58 PM »
This does look pretty cool.  The option of '79 vs '82 is cool too, will make for some interesting engagements.  I wonder how long it'll take until it's in our hands.

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Re: Combat Mission: wait... what?!?!
« Reply #29 on: February 16, 2021, 02:41:28 PM »
Very cool and totally unexpected.  :clap:
I hope Engine 5 will give the series a graphical touch up, however. Itís beginning to show its age rather glaringly.
I donít feel flashy graphics are whatís needed, just higher detailed textures, more detailed terrain mesh and improved 3D models.
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