Sweeping selection for Multiwinians

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Sweeping selection for Multiwinians

Postby bert_the_turtle » Tue Sep 23, 2008 12:13 pm

Here's the idea, borrowed from Pikmin if you so will:
As you hold down the left mouse button to get that circle selection thing to get the attention of a batch of Multiwinians, the selection center currently stays fixed. How about if it instead moved with your mouse pointer? You could then sweep up troops spread across a larger area, for example those you have arranged to storm a turret camp from all directions, or those who spread too far while you were not paying attention.
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Postby shinygerbil » Tue Sep 23, 2008 1:14 pm

Seconded. \o/
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Postby Pox » Tue Sep 23, 2008 1:44 pm

Yes, this would be very handy... and I don't think it breaks the whole micro thing too much. Either way, having to wait 5 seconds to select each circular group makes staging pincer movements hard.
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Postby lorant » Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:07 pm

Agreed.

Either that, or increasing the maximum size of the selection circle. Huge armies are fun!
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Postby LLamaBoy » Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:11 pm

Sounds good to me. Those few little stragglers at the coasts can get mighty annoying at times.
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Postby The GoldFish » Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:22 pm

How about double left click for the maximum sized selection circle?
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Postby rainingblood » Tue Sep 23, 2008 2:44 pm

Personally, i don't find the current system that bad... I mean, it's part of the game !

It's like demanding 30-people teams in starcraft, it doesn't make muche sense :lol:
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Postby shinygerbil » Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:16 pm

While that is certainly true, I think there is definitely an element of 'feel' here. I have the notion that this would feel somehow very satisfying - it always was in Pikmin. ;)
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Postby JediTim » Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:30 am

I absolutely agree, I have problems with the small selection radius all the time, I really hope IV changes it.
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Postby Phevnil » Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:33 am

Funny when ever I play the statue game mode I think of pikmin. I hope for sweeping selection as well.
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