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Post  Grog on Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:08 pm

Put this 17min HD vid together.

https://youtu.be/iiAgyiPgk50

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Post  Mr. Digby on Fri Sep 11, 2015 5:51 pm

Very nice. I guess you made this with the version of the mod just prior to the one where Kevin took the artillery flags off Smile

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Post  Grog on Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:06 pm

Thanks Martin

Yeh, shame about that. It will be rectified in the next vid.

Hopefully, get some more cav action in the next one.

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Post  Uncle Billy on Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:36 am

Very nicely done, Mike. It gives a very good idea of what HITS play is all about. I look forward to the next one.

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Post  Grog on Sat Sep 12, 2015 6:54 am

Thanks Kevin

It was a really nice battle for a sandbox. One of several attempts because, as you know, the AI has a habbit of sending artillery or cav divisions to the objective first. What I really wanted was lots of inf columns and they certainly did not disappoint on this one.

I tried Stefan's SG but I only know the basics and found that the AI was sending all the divisions directly to the objective. I wanted them a bit more spread out.

Any suggestions for the next movie? I will include the KS set up and splash screens at the start. A good MP might be good, although perhaps, increased lag might show up and it is harder to fight with a camera on your shoulder Smile



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Post  Mr. Digby on Sat Sep 12, 2015 8:35 am

I would use non-stock sprites. Long lines of Russian guns always makes good copy Wink

Try a hillier terrain such as Die Heugel and get yourself a nice panoramic viewpoint.

If you can get a big French brigade moving in attack columns in double line (the special combat formation button) that would look good.

Cavalry massacring skirmishers or chasing down a broken square also looks epic.

Clouds of skirmishers.

Just some ideas.

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Post  Iberalc on Sat Sep 12, 2015 12:38 pm

Nice to watch while giving little Pepe his feeding bottle. Very Happy
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Post  Uncle Billy on Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:06 pm

I agree with Martin, the 1812 OOB is probably the most visually inspiring. In addition to a view of the Russian guns in action, a line of Russian cuirassiers also produces a high pucker factor.

The two things that I noticed most in your 1st video were the columns of divisions and the skirmish battalions in action. Both of those give a real napoleonic feel to the battle. It looked so much better than the Matrix stock game productions.

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