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by Dmurphy238
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: SCW - Madrid rocks :)
Replies: 6
Views: 592

Re: SCW - Madrid rocks :)

After the tense Ebro battle, Catalonia and Madrid 1939 makes for a great conclusion! Watching the Republicans and Communists making my job easier was a joy. And being able to control the infantry was a nice change. Now on to 1939!
by Dmurphy238
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: SCW Ebro - need ideas
Replies: 42
Views: 3483

Re: SCW Ebro - need ideas

After losing in my first try, I decided to take the entire northern part of the map. That entailed taking out three minefields to allow for supply and clearing out the units behind them. I guess that eliminated a northern spawn spot. Then I built a wall of units just south of the “third” victory hex...
by Dmurphy238
Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Fantasy General II - Invasion
Topic: FG2 vs. PC2 (or OOB for that matter)
Replies: 2
Views: 508

FG2 vs. PC2 (or OOB for that matter)

Having played the latter for hundreds of hours and having just gotten into FG2, my question is this: Is it harder to keep all your core units alive in FG2, than in the others? That is certainly my impression or is it just that I am a newbie at this game?
by Dmurphy238
Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: News & Announcements
Topic: Fantasy General II: Prologue is available now - Download and play
Replies: 6
Views: 8702

Re: Fantasy General II: Prologue is available now - Download and play

FYI Slitherine...big fan of PC, PC2, and OOB (put in hundreds of hours in both) but wasn’t going to buy FG2. Then you put out this demo (effectively a demo but better!) and I am sold and will be buying the full game. So here is one vote for demos! Thanks!
by Dmurphy238
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Panzer Corps 2 - v1.01.05 Update
Replies: 14
Views: 1885

Re: Panzer Corps 2 - v1.01.05 Update

kondi754 wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:17 pm
I really like this animation of the wheel driving the caterpillar, during the start screen 8)
It is the little touches!! :D
by Dmurphy238
Thu Jun 11, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Panzer Corps 2 - Axis Operations DLCs announced
Replies: 93
Views: 11178

Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Axis Operations DLCs announced

I am so happy! Spanish Civil War looks great! The only thing (and this is minor) that bothered me a little was the purple color used to designate the Republicans; it looks a little cheesy. BUT, it is historical as purple was part of the Republican flag so I can happily live with it. Am happy to hear...
by Dmurphy238
Thu May 21, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Order of Battle : World War II - Scenario Design
Topic: Bru's Scenarios
Replies: 374
Views: 42161

Re: Bru's Scenarios

Am half through the second play-through. This time I got there quicker! Bochmann escaped, mainly because I put more emphasis in protecting the castle than getting him (something for me to achieve next time). So now the question is, can I knock off the rest of the SS and what sort of assault are they...
by Dmurphy238
Wed May 20, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Order of Battle : World War II - Scenario Design
Topic: Bru's Scenarios
Replies: 374
Views: 42161

Re: Bru's Scenarios

I enjoyed my first try of Castle Itter. But...why do the Austrians abandon their position safe in the fort and commit suicide by attacking the SS, thus opening up the fort for the SS to come in and slaughter the French prisoners? Is it a game balance thing? Otherwise, very interesting scenario and n...
by Dmurphy238
Sun May 17, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Defensive Scenario & Game Balance
Replies: 20
Views: 1343

Re: Defensive Scenario & Game Balance

Am just starting El Alamein and noticed that I am not going in with a lot of prestige. Am I getting this right, if you lose an objective and then win it back, you get prestige? It has happened to me occasionally on the ahistorical path but didn’t pay any attention to whether I got prestige or not.
by Dmurphy238
Wed May 13, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Patch 3 is out - Improvements to AI, UI, Multiplayer, Random Maps and more
Replies: 55
Views: 4901

Re: Patch 3 is out - Improvements to AI, UI, Multiplayer, Random Maps and more

Not sure if it as a result of this patch or perhaps a previous one but somewhere in the process, the AI seems to have gotten more aggressive but not always in a “smart” way. Have had a number of 1 or 2 strength units commit suicide by attacking full or near full strength units. Have also had units s...
by Dmurphy238
Mon May 11, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Thoughts/learning points after first campaign.
Replies: 18
Views: 1707

Re: Thoughts/learning points after first campaign.

Love this discussion! The bruckenpioniere units are almost a must if you go the non historical route in the Afrika Korps campaign. From Egypt onwards it seems like they throw in tough nuts to crack unless you can get behind them while still staying in supply. They also serve in mop up duty, when not...
by Dmurphy238
Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Order of Battle Series
Topic: DLC plans past Red Triology
Replies: 37
Views: 3342

Re: DLC plans past Red Triology

I would love to see a Spanish Civil War campaign. I think there would be an interesting array of units and lots of room for “what ifs”. Plus, there is a nice little empty spot on the campaigns map where Spain is!
by Dmurphy238
Tue Apr 21, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: How does the Overrun Hero actually work?
Replies: 19
Views: 1734

Re: How does the Overrun Hero actually work?

I have an over-strength 88 with AA vet that on occasion will totally take out a plane but it is rare. If some are able to take out planes with one shot every time, I’d be interested in how they do it!
by Dmurphy238
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: How does the Overrun Hero actually work?
Replies: 19
Views: 1734

Re: How does the Overrun Hero actually work?

I find putting an overrun hero on an anti-tank unit particularly if you add a +5 attack on infantry hero (butcher, I believe) can make for a very useful unit.
by Dmurphy238
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Not all heroes work for all units????
Replies: 13
Views: 915

Re: Not all heroes work for all units????

Yeah, I was hoping that I could attach an overrun hero to a high powered fighter plane but it didn’t “work”. Figured it was worth a try!
by Dmurphy238
Fri Apr 10, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Anything above a Panther or Jadgpather worth using in USA scenarios?
Replies: 5
Views: 613

Re: Anything above a Panther or Jadgpather worth using in USA scenarios?

In USA1 by the time I got to the south the scenario was already won! I headed north to land (even with the Italians, who all survived the battle) as the Allied Navies would have chewed up my landing craft.
by Dmurphy238
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Anything above a Panther or Jadgpather worth using in USA scenarios?
Replies: 5
Views: 613

Anything above a Panther or Jadgpather worth using in USA scenarios?

Ok and maybe a Tiger I too. But upgraded my best tank to a Tiger II on the East Coast and it spent a good bit of the game just getting to the battle. Looking at the West Coast, where the upgraded Tiger II and the Maus is available...any reason why I should consider the upgrade?
by Dmurphy238
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Panzer Corps 2 - Patch 2 is out (Includes missing localizations)
Replies: 22
Views: 2853

Re: Panzer Corps 2 - Patch 2 is out (Includes missing localizations)

One of these days, the check for updates feature on the Slitherine version needs to get fixed. It finds the updates, it just never is able to download them without the error message popping up. And yes, downloading from Slitherine or Matrix works just fine but...
Still...love the game!!
by Dmurphy238
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2
Topic: Patch 1 Hotfix
Replies: 6
Views: 1084

Re: Patch 1 Hotfix

My camos are back and my extra scenarios! You rock!
by Dmurphy238
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Panzer Corps 2: Tech Support
Topic: Uninstall Beta version?
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Uninstall Beta version?

I played the beta on Steam but bought and installed the published version from Slitherine. Should I uninstall the version on Steam? With patch 1.0.6, I lost my manual saves from the published version but my manual saves from my beta now show up. Luckily the auto saves are fine and I can get back to ...

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