Realistic unit names

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HalfLifeExpert
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Realistic unit names

Post by HalfLifeExpert » Sun Jan 17, 2016 4:23 am

I've had CTGW for roughly a week now, and I very much enjoy it.

I love that I can give units a custom name, but I wanted to ask for some advice/opinions as to what would be realistic names to give units in terms of their scale.

For example, Would I name regular infantry units Armies (i.e. First Army) or Corps (I.e. III Corps). A couple of units that arrive by events effectively name themselves, such as the Canadian Corps.

Then what would be an appropriate name for Garrison units?

Here is a rough idea that I would like to share and get some input on, and I don't have ideas for all unit types

Infantry=Army or Corps
Garrison=Reserve/Conscript Division or Corps
Artillery=Artillery Division
Cavalry= Cavalry Corps
Fighter= Fighter Regiment
Bomber= Bomber Regiment
Airship= Airship Regiment
Submarine= Flotilla
Cruiser= Squadron
Battleship=Fleet

I don't have ideas at this time for any armored units or railway guns

operating
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Re: Realistic unit names

Post by operating » Sun Jan 17, 2016 4:45 am

Where all units are recruited/deployed in a 10 count they are pretty much a corps size, naval units would be fleets. The scale of these units do not necessarily represent historical proportions, so do what you may to satisfy your own eye...

nehi
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Re: Realistic unit names

Post by nehi » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:10 am

or maybe names by their usage 8)

Infantry=Heavy Tanks
Garrison=Cannon Fodder
Artillery=Fireworks
Cavalry=Light Tanks
Fighter=Stukas
Bomber=Stukas
Airship=Stukas
Submarine=Nemos Toy
Cruiser=Next Toy
Battleship=Expensive Toy
Small Garrison=Disband Me

FOARP
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Re: Realistic unit names

Post by FOARP » Sun Jan 17, 2016 4:59 pm

nehi wrote:or maybe names by their usage 8)

Infantry=Heavy Tanks
Garrison=Cannon Fodder
Artillery=Fireworks
Cavalry=Light Tanks
Fighter=Stukas
Bomber=Stukas
Airship=Stukas
Submarine=Nemos Toy
Cruiser=Next Toy
Battleship=Expensive Toy
Small Garrison=Disband Me
LOL. Unfortunately this is painfully accurate.

nehi
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Re: Realistic unit names

Post by nehi » Mon Jan 18, 2016 1:39 am

sure, hail to my field marshals baton :lol:

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Re: Realistic unit names

Post by mpetri » Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:34 am

For Garrison units maybe just call them Reserve?

Ex: 3rd Bavarian Infantry Division(Reserve)

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