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New player!

Post  qaghan on Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:31 pm

Hello fellow commanders!

I've played through most of the french scenarios and am looking forward to joining some good multiplayer matches. My experience in these kind of games is limited. But I do love muskets and horse warfare. I used to play Sid Meiers Gettysburg and its expansions back in the days but only versus the ai.

Is there any matches coming up soon? Any tips on how to set me up would be good Smile

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Re: New player!

Post  Uncle Billy on Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:55 pm

Welcome to the forum. We usually play several days a week. Monday may be our next game. The simplest thing to do is watch the forum for announcements.

We play both player vs player and co-op against the AI. It is very good when the players are commanding from the saddle using courier orders. Players of any experience are welcome. If you do not have much experience playing from the saddle of with the game in general, you can start out commanding just a brigade in another player's division. If you feel you can handle a larger unit, then division commands are available. That's what most players use.

You'll need the 3 KS mods. The download links can be found here: KS Napoleon Mods

You will also want to download TeamSpeak as that is how we communicate before and after the game, and also if we have a problem and have to restart the game. This means you'll need a mic and maybe headphones.

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Re: New player!

Post  qaghan on Sun Oct 04, 2015 7:51 pm

Thank your for the reply. I'm setting up teamspeak and downloading the mods as we speak. I think my weak abilities are most suited for a infantry brigade. Smile

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Post  basher657 on Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:19 pm

Hi All
Newbie here looking get to grips with the game before joining in MP, although I will be setting up TS shortly just to say hello.
If I ever manage to get my Cav to do as they are told I will be a happy man. Steve

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Re: New player!

Post  Uncle Billy on Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:49 pm

Welcome. By all means, join us when you can.

Cavalry is always hard to manage. If you do not want it to become involved in a fight, move it away from the action and give it a hold at all costs stance. If you want it to harass the enemy forces, give it a defend stance and bring it closer to the fighting. If you want it to behave very aggressively towards the enemy, especially their artillery or cavalry, give it a probe stance. However, you may find it impossible to regain control once they set off to attack. pale

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Re: New player!

Post  Mr. Digby on Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:14 pm

Welcome guys. I hope we see you on the digital battlefield soon.

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Re: New player!

Post  basher657 on Sun Oct 04, 2015 11:06 pm

Thanks Billy I will give them a try.

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