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Unit production and Strategical issues

Postby BoKeRoN » Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:16 pm

I didn´t find in the forum anything about unit production, or something like resources... It´s a game like all-you-see-is-all-you-got, or is planned any kind of production metod? (sorry if the question is answered anywhere, and, again, sorry about my poor english...)
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Postby xyzyxx » Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:23 pm

As a beta tester, I cannot disclose that information.
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Postby BoKeRoN » Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:26 pm

xyzyxx wrote:As a beta tester, I cannot disclose that information.


Ups, okay, got it... I'll better wait until release. Thanks anyway for your reply... :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Postby zerohourrct » Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:37 pm

xyzyxx wrote:As a beta tester, I cannot disclose that information.

1st, thanks for the help xyzyxx
2nd, im not! so i can! It looks like units are deployed at the beginning of the game (mabye during defcon 1?) in any location that your country owns, there are only navel units and aircraft/air bases so you'd place your navel units in any ocean that you own, and your land bases on your country. There was a picture of this somewhere, let me see if i can dig it up.
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Postby Hmuda » Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:40 pm

Yeah, I heard that you "buy" the units and installations in the begining and you'll put those down in the game. But we'll see in the full when we get it.
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Postby Montyphy » Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:49 pm

Wikipedia wrote:Defcon is intended to be a thoughtful game and does not feature unit production, resource collection or research, and sees each player's force chosen and positioned beforehand. Further, it implements a countdown system which prevents games from disintegrating prematurely. Gameplay begins at alert level DefCon 5, and counts down to DefCon 1 (the highest alert level). As the game progresses, each increase in alert level, brings more possibilities, ensuring that players issuing attack orders fastest will have as little advantage as possible.


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Postby BoKeRoN » Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:06 pm

Ok, now looks better. Thanks to all for your answers. I like pre-ordering and positioning units. This will be like a nuclear chess... just like real life, i think.
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Postby Montyphy » Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:09 pm

Except Real Life(tm) also has unit production, resource collection and research. :wink:
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Postby estel » Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:19 pm

There might also be some videos circulating... but I'm not sure. I guess you'll just have to wait for the next PC Gamer...
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Postby xyzyxx » Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:35 pm

BoKeRoN wrote:Ok, now looks better. Thanks to all for your answers. I like pre-ordering and positioning units. This will be like a nuclear chess... just like real life, i think.
Like I've said before, Defcon is more closely related to Stratego than Chess, since you configure your own pieces, and you can't see your enemies units initially.
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Postby Hmuda » Mon Sep 04, 2006 5:39 pm

Montyphy wrote:Except Real Life(tm) also has unit production, resource collection and research. :wink:
But certeanly not in that particluar 8 hours what the game shows before the Apocalypse. :twisted:
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Postby Montyphy » Mon Sep 04, 2006 6:15 pm

Hmuda wrote:But certeanly not in that particluar 8 hours what the game shows before the Apocalypse. :twisted:


You'd be surprised. :P
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Postby squigian » Mon Sep 04, 2006 9:12 pm

Hmm...could you get one fighter plane constructed, transported to an airbase, armed and sent into the air within 8 hours? Not very likely, unless the factory was VERY near the airbase.
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Postby Montyphy » Mon Sep 04, 2006 9:39 pm

Could you research/design something using manfuctured materials, modify it and have it ready in 8 hours? Yes you could.
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Postby AliMente » Mon Sep 04, 2006 11:20 pm

Like a nice programm that designs launch keys (like key generators for PC games), which would help to respond to an attack which destroyed all possibilities to transport launch keys at once
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