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Hey, New Guy Here.

Postby Seven » Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:31 am

Be advised, I normally just play against AI due to a lack of internet.

Anyway, I've been reading through the forums and have come up with a couple of questions;

1. Are there any keys or hotkeys that I should be using? The only key I use is the spacebar to unclick an object and the mouse to select targets/objects.

2. Is there a way to select multiple units at once?

3. My fleets get demolished by computer AI, any tips? I've been making smaller fleets and trying to micromanage the battles but it doesn't seem to be working for the smaller fleets just get demolished by the computers 6 ship groups.

Any other help is much appreciated :)
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Postby Turquoise Days » Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:04 am

1. well, W,A,S,D move the screen and stuff - there's a list of Hotkeys somewhere in the options menu, I think.

2. Nope - lots of clicking is required.

3. Why are you getting slaughtered? Are their subs getting you while your carriers are launching aircraft? Do their battleships kill your carriers? Are you getting mobbed by everything at once? Do what they do back at them, and see if it helps.
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Postby Pox » Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:02 am

Turquoise Days wrote:Do what they do back at them, and see if it helps.


No, don't! :P You can do much better than that if you pay attention.

Keep your battleships at the front, carriers just behind, and fly bombers behind your battleships - works best when they're coming to you. Not the most original tactic, but sure to work against the AI :P
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Postby Ace Rimmer » Thu Apr 10, 2008 2:15 pm

And use the number keys to change the game speed.
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Postby Turquoise Days » Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:40 pm

@ Pox - Well yeah, I meant that more as a hint to start working out what he was doing wrong.
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Postby mallebrok » Thu Apr 10, 2008 4:48 pm

You can select a 'whole' fleet holding down the shift key

shift+ then rightclick and select fleet mode

this works good with subs and carriers.

a fleet beeing any number of vessels from 1 - 6 depending on how you set up you deployable items.
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Postby All American Mobster » Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:52 pm

Welcome to the forums. Its always a good thing whenever new people are coming onto the forums, meaning there will be more players to play agains online.



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Postby Protect and survive » Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:28 pm

Heres a tip. Dont be like me! I sometimes post pointless posts for no reason and then get heckled. :(
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Postby All American Mobster » Sat Apr 12, 2008 10:22 pm

Protect and survive wrote:Heres a tip. Dont be like me! I sometimes post pointless posts for no reason and then get heckled. :(


Haha, you kinda remind me of me. I kept using texting replies (example: u, brb, ect) and I got slammed for it. But dont let it worry you



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Postby rus|Mike » Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:16 pm

All American Mobster wrote:
Protect and survive wrote:Heres a tip. Dont be like me! I sometimes post pointless posts for no reason and then get heckled. :(


Haha, you kinda remind me of me. I kept using texting replies (example: u, brb, ect) and I got slammed for it. But dont let it worry you

Hehe same here :D but one remark about it was enough for me.

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