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Re: Erik's Multiplayer scenarios

Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:08 am
by Erik2
Thanks for the Varsity feedback.
I am thinking maybe expanding this scenario to include the fighting north and south of Varsity.
It should add more German action.

Erik

2v1 Gothic line 2.0

Posted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:59 pm
by Erik2
2v1 Gothic line 2.0
Link updated in first post.

Map slightly smaller, but more accurate.
Regimental units are core with exp = 3.
Battalion units are non-core with exp = 1 (exp = 2 for tanks and SPATs)
There are many more German units than in the first version, so hopefully better play balance.
Changed pri and sec objs and the factions belonging to the US and British players. The Allies probably need to cooperate more as there will be traffic congestions and questions like 'why don't my supposed Ally move his troops out of the way...'.
Allied-leaning and Axis-Italian units are a mixture of 'normal' units and MG nests. Mostly bumps in the road.

Have fun.
Erik

2v1 Anzio 1944 1.5

Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:42 pm
by Erik2
2v1 Anzio 1944 1.5
Link updated in first post

Added more historical air and land units, mostly to the Allies for better play-balance.
Reduced resource income for all factions.

2v2 Kasserine 2.2

Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:07 pm
by Erik2
2v2 Kasserine 2.2
Link updated in first post.

More detailed briefings
Added transport to various units
Doubled resource income
Added purchase options
All air rec full strength and on the frontline

browser test

Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:30 pm
by Erik2
browser test

Re: browser test

Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:23 pm
by bru888
Your browser seems functional. I wish I could say the same about the forum. Even your private messages are doubling up.

Re: browser test

Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:45 pm
by athineos
Erik2 wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:30 pm
browser test
Are these multiplayer scenaros designed to play only against another Human? Can you play them against the computer AI with no modifications?
thanks

Re: browser test

Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:51 am
by Erik2
bru888 wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:23 pm
Your browser seems functional. I wish I could say the same about the forum. Even your private messages are doubling up.
I was just testing another browser to see if that would improve the forum handling. It did not.
I get 2-3 error messages each time I post. Seems like a simple refresh after an error creates a duplicate.

Re: browser test

Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:53 am
by Erik2
athineos wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 10:45 pm
Erik2 wrote:
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:30 pm
browser test
Are these multiplayer scenaros designed to play only against another Human? Can you play them against the computer AI with no modifications?
thanks
Multiplayer scenarios are for playing against one or several other human players.
Single player scenarios are against the AI.
Campaigns are against the AI.

Re: Erik's Multiplayer scenarios

Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:54 pm
by Immortality
How do I upload these to the game so I can play it on multiplayer against others? I already downloaded it. Could someone explain steps to uploading it so its playable? I have files downloaded... thanks!

Re: Erik's Multiplayer scenarios

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:08 pm
by Erik2
I assume you have downloaded the scenarios to this folder:
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Click on multiplayer and select the PBEM/Online:
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Re: Erik's Multiplayer scenarios

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:55 pm
by Zekedia222
Perhaps this is only on my end, but New Guinea download link is not working, Gives me a 404 file was removed. :(

Re: Erik's Multiplayer scenarios

Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:17 pm
by Erik2
Zekedia222 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:55 pm
Perhaps this is only on my end, but New Guinea download link is not working, Gives me a 404 file was removed. :(
Fixed. Thanks for reporting.

Re: Erik's Multiplayer scenarios

Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:30 pm
by Brenmusik
Further thoughts, after playing more multiplayer scenarios.

Wintergewitter. A total nightmare for the german player :shock: The Red Army is so powerful, I just pointed them westward and sat back.. Oh and southward, an unbelievable amount of armour massed there. I kept thinking "Manstein" will arrive and give me problems, but the Tiger that showed up was only a bump in the road.
The german player (Parriego) manfully "fought" to the last turn, so we know there were no last minute reinforcements. This one is going to need some work :)

Anzio. Played as the Germans, though not through to the end. By mutual agreement we called it a day, at about three quarters distance. The Allies had too far to fly their aeroplanes, it made for a more realistic air component to OoB - none of this loitering, bombing the crap outta stuff for ten turns or so. :wink:
The Germans were constantly out of supply, around -80, towards the end. I had over 5000 RPs and "hundreds" of CPs but there was only one deployment hex I could find (south West of Rome) but it wasn't very reliable, I only managed to deploy two armoured vehicles. Another problem was entrained heavy equipment, once out of Rome, it was hard to find a town to unload.
With a smaller map and the German's supply "fixed" (I hope it wasn't meant to be that way) I'd play it again ... and Albert would be smiling once more :roll:

Gothic Line. l've forgotten all about 1.0, forty or so turns of torment for Germany. 2.0 appears to be a better bet for them, especially as the turns have been reduced to 22. That coupled with the Allied traffic chaos and the miserly :wink: "British" RP allowance! Why give the Indian component engineers but only four RPs? Still they are better off than the Poles, who receive none!

Salerno to Rome 1.2. Otherwise known as Sicily to Rome (we hope to get there). At Salerno the British didn't have time to mutiny, before they were pushed into the sea. They escaped with just a half strength 25pdr. Another surprise was the disappearing units, a couple of turns notice would have been nice :) Early days, but the Allies don't seem to be having too many problems. One other thing, could the reinforcements from Africa just "arrive" a little way offshore at the due date - the Luftwaffe don't appear to be interested in them and there doesn't seem to be a u-boat threat (don't get me started on submarines, that's for OoB 2.0).

Normandy. I've played a few times as the Allies, mostly British and it works pretty well. I say this because each "Rommel" played a different strategy, but the turns are against him.

Bulge to the Rhine. Two games on the go. One British the other American. Let me just say, I joked at the start of the first, it should be named the Bulge to the Channel ... so you can see where I'm going with this. I'll wait until it's over, there might be a twist in the tail - who knows.

In closing I'd like to say thank you for all your hard work on these scenarios, it is much appreciated.

Re: Erik's Multiplayer scenarios

Posted: Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:52 am
by Erik2
Brenmusik wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:30 pm
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Gothic Line. l've forgotten all about 1.0, forty or so turns of torment for Germany. 2.0 appears to be a better bet for them, especially as the turns have been reduced to 22. That coupled with the Allied traffic chaos and the miserly :wink: "British" RP allowance! Why give the Indian component engineers but only four RPs? Still they are better off than the Poles, who receive none!
,,,
Hi Joe.
Thanks for reporting, added to my lists.

In Gothic Line, the battalions are core units and company/smaller units are non-core.
Resource income is 1 resource pr core unit pr turn.
The two 'Italian' factions have no resource income.

I do not understand these issues:
The Indians have 4 core units and 4 resources pr turn. The Indian engineer units are non-core.
The British have 41 resources pr turn, the US 42 and the Germans 82. So the balance between the main factions is not too shabby :D

Anzio 1.6

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:18 am
by Erik2
Anzio 1.6
Link updated in first post

(Any village/town/city hex with a flag may already be used for deployment of reformed dead core units)
Added one flag in the Rome area
Added flags to a few villages/towns
Added more German supply in Rome
Added a couple more ‘rail stations’/villages
Changed pri objs ‘capture/hold all 5 objs’ to ‘‘capture/hold at least 4 objs’ for all factions
Added additional Nettuno airfield from turn-12. These two AFs are now labeled ‘British’ and ‘US’ to avoid any operational disputes

Gothic Line 2.1

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:35 pm
by Erik2
Gothic Line 2.1
Link updated in first post

Fixed/changed German primary and secondary objectives
Added British and US Construction groups
Added 8 more turns (=30)
Allied players may use any friendly capture/victory location of deploying (Teams share Victory Points)
Increased resource income all factions

Rommel at Normandy 1.6

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:50 pm
by Erik2
Rommel at Normandy 1.6
Link updated in first post

Removed unneccessary Allied land command points
Fixed German air reinforcements
Allies share friendly capture/victory points

Re: Rommel at Normandy 1.6

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:01 pm
by terminator
Erik2 wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:50 pm
Rommel at Normandy 1.6
Link updated in first post

Removed unneccessary Allied land command points
Fixed German air reinforcements
Allies share friendly capture/victory points
Is the title of this scenario correct in English?

The title should not be rather :

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Salerno to Rome 2.0

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:04 pm
by Erik2
Salerno to Rome 2.0
Link updated in first post.

All air and land units are now core units. Exceptions: Italians and a couple of special units
Reduced resource income for all factions
The hapless Italian units are stripped of both their experience and resource income.
A couple of Allied special units are now pre-deployed aux units
Players are advised about unit withdrawals the turn before it happens.
Fixed a couple of missing historical unit names
Allied Commonwealth and Free French reinforcements arrive closer to Sardinia/Corsica.