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Post  Uncle Billy on Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:13 pm

I'm available for a game today at the non-usual time, 15:00 EST, 19:00 GMT.

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Post  Uncle Billy on Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:34 pm

I can play today at the non-usual time, 15:00 EST, 19:00 GMT. I have a PvP scenario ready, Russians vs French. Also there will be a new version of the dll that will hopefully make the cavalry a little smarter.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:18 pm

I am not sure that cavalrymen should have the wisdom to choose the most vulnerable targets:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jomcECjuYa0

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Post  Uncle Billy on Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:20 pm

Right now I'm just trying to get them to get out of the way of flying cannon balls.

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Post  Grog on Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:13 pm

Gentlemen,

Please permit me to join you.

Any intervention that prevents needless aquine suffering has my support. I fear, however, that little will prevent my propensity to create mountains of horse flesh when given adequate opportunity.

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Post  Uncle Billy on Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:34 pm

As Martin said, cavalrymen are not the brightest bulbs on the block, so feel free to charge down the barrels of the guns.

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Post  Miko77 on Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:37 pm

so... how was the test of Cav IQ? Smile
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Post  Uncle Billy on Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:34 pm

We didn't really get a chance to test it. The cowardly Russians were afraid to fight.

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Post  Guest on Sat Mar 25, 2017 9:42 pm

We didn't really get a chance to test it. The cowardly French were afraid to fight.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Sat Mar 25, 2017 10:58 pm

I did see something I have never seen before which was a fresh cavalry regt charging a battery frontally and stopping at about 30yds or less and running away. From what I could see of the cavalry action on my right flank cav seemed a little less gung-ho that usual. They acted timid and tired sooner than I normally see.

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Post  Guest on Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:11 pm

I was surprised when they came up on the flank of your guns, which using Grog as tin cans.  I thought this is going to be good.    


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Post  Mr. Digby on Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:40 pm

They were not on the flank Mike, it was almost frontal and they took several canister rounds on the approach. I assumed that was why they stopped. I had also given the battery orders to withdraw which some guns had, plus a square had formed behind them. I wonder if the cause of them breaking off the charge was a combination of these things.

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Post  Guest on Sun Mar 26, 2017 3:40 pm

When I sent them that way it looked as if they were going to get a flank. After that I did not see much since they (CAV) blocked my view. I am sure they redirected fire but I was thinking being that close they would go threw with the attack since I ordered them too. But they went all Phil on me. LOL Hahahahahahaha!!

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Post  Uncle Billy on Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:32 pm

I'm available for a game today at the usual time, 14:00 EST, 19:00 BST, (Europe has finally caught up to the US cheers ). British vs French is on the menu.

The only cavalry change I made was to try to make the cavalry retreat when being pounded by artillery. There was a bug in the original coding, plus I added few lines of my own. Today, another change will be introduced to affect another aspect of the cavalry; melee targets.

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Post  Mr. Digby on Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:54 pm

So if cavalry are stood in reserve resting and getting thumped by artillery, will they move away?

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Post  Uncle Billy on Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:13 pm

Yes.

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Post  Miko77 on Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:25 pm

So if cavalry are stood in reserve resting and getting thumped by artillery, will they move away?

I noticed this with one of my cav units when I was regrouping - suffered some casualties from artillery and ran away - the distance as for "retreat" order, in direction away from enemy guns. Maybe it was a coincidence but it looked right.
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Post  Uncle Billy on Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:58 pm

If they had high morale when it happened, then it was due to the change.

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Post  Guest on Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:10 am

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Post  Uncle Billy on Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:58 pm

We thought perhaps everyone in Costa Rica had their air conditioners turned on.

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Post  Guest on Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:59 pm

They brought me a new modem first thing this morning. Hopefully this dropping crap will not happen anymore.

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Post  Guest on Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:02 pm

We thought perhaps everyone in Costa Rica had their air conditioners turned on. wrote:


LMAO it was hot enough for that to happen ....LOL



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Post  Uncle Billy on Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:13 pm

I'm available for a game today at the usual time, 14:00 EST, 19:00 BST. French vs Russians is on the menu. It's possible we'll see more than one player lose his entire command this week. Embarassed

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Post  Guest on Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:18 pm

Nope.....I quit and curse you oh Digby and Phil for not coming to my aid and for Kevin chuckling as Phil assigned me the center. affraid  



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Post  Uncle Billy on Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:01 pm

When the term, "Irresistible Force", is written on the map, that's a clue. Just sayin'...

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