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Which CC to start with???

Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:38 pm
by tula1959
Hey all! Thinking about getting started with CC ( I am an Order of Battle-WW2 guy!) since they are having such a great sale on them right now, and seek opinions as to which of the CC edition to start with????? Can't seem to make up my mind LOL, they all look interesting!!! Opinions please! Thanks

Re: Which CC to start with???

Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 6:55 pm
by PoorOldSpike
I'd say go for the newly-released 'CC:The Bloody First' because it's got a 3D oblique angle view option (below) which makes you feel as if you're right in there among the men..:)
(All the other games in the series are only 2D top-down view)
PS- you can change the Bloody First 'PITCH' angle in the Data > MAPVIEW file to suit your own preference, I set it to 20 in this pic (the higher the number the more you look down towards your feet). Hit key 'L' to cycle through the other 2 default views and roll the mouse wheel to zoom in/out..:)-

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Re: Which CC to start with???

Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:34 pm
by aaaaburn
Start with Gateway to Caen. Its the typical CC series format. Panthers in the Fog has...well fog. The new Bloody First is 3D and that is a mistake. People liked the top down 2D Close Combat for a reason. Last Stand Arnhem needs updating.The game setup and map realism is awesome but the gameplay has been vastly improved with titles like "Gateway to Caen".

Re: Which CC to start with???

Posted: Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:09 pm
by athineos
aaaaburn wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:34 pm
Start with Gateway to Caen. Its the typical CC series format. Panthers in the Fog has...well fog. The new Bloody First is 3D and that is a mistake. People liked the top down 2D Close Combat for a reason. Last Stand Arnhem needs updating.The game setup and map realism is awesome but the gameplay has been vastly improved with titles like "Gateway to Caen".
I am considering buying Gateway to Caen, but I heard It has a broken LOS mechanic. Is that true? Any other concerns about the game?