Matrix Games Forums

Forums  Register  Login  Photo Gallery  Member List  Search  Calendars  FAQ 

My Profile  Inbox  Address Book  My Subscription  My Forums  Log Out

How to gain unit experience

View related threads: (in this forum | in all forums)

Logged in as: Guest
Users viewing this topic: none
  Printable Version
All Forums >> [New Releases from Matrix Games] >> Panzer Corps >> The War Room >> How to gain unit experience Page: [1]
Message << Older Topic   Newer Topic >>
How to gain unit experience - 3/23/2012 6:11:40 PM   


Posts: 1
Joined: 3/23/2012
Status: offline
Playing Poland 39. I dont understand when and how my units gain experience. Sometimes they do, sometimes not.

Here's som data (experience/kills *before battle* experience/kills *after battle)

225/72 -> 225/73 (i.e.1 kill, no experience)
225/71 -> 225/79 (8 kills, no experience)
83/17 -> 90/24 (7 kills/ 7 experience)

Would that indicate 1 exp per kill but capped at 225?

And does killing the last str point of a unit give any special bonus with regards to experience???
And is this documented in the manual???


< Message edited by catote -- 3/24/2012 1:42:37 PM >
Post #: 1
RE: How to gain unit experience - 3/24/2012 2:29:30 AM   


Posts: 9
Joined: 1/22/2012
Status: offline
I'm afraid you're comparing "apples to oranges" - kills and experience are not, in any way, tied together. For instance, I currently have a Strategic Bomber with over 400 experience, but not even 100 kills. Conversely, I had a panzer with hundreds of kills, but only a few hundred experience.

Experience is effectively how hard the unit fought. A hard fight, against a prepared enemy, can mean lots of experience. A Strategic Bomber inflicting massive suppression on a target, lots of experience. Kills though, can sometimes happen very easily if the target is heavily suppressed. So in short, don't try to compare the two.

In the manual, on page 23, this is what is said about Experience:
The current experience points. Experience is earned in combat and lost when a unit gets green
replacements. Every 100 points of experience gives one experience star. Each star gives the
unit various bonuses to initiative, attack and defence, making the unit more powerful and
persistent. A unit can have a maximum of 5 stars.

Notice there's no mention of kills - only combat. I hope this helps to clarify!

< Message edited by Dreadgod -- 3/24/2012 2:30:51 AM >

(in reply to catote)
Post #: 2
RE: How to gain unit experience - 5/27/2012 4:38:10 PM   


Posts: 92
Joined: 5/8/2010
Status: offline
So If I have a unit with stars but give it green replacements in the next scenario say when it takes damage will it also loose expierence then too

(in reply to Dreadgod)
Post #: 3
RE: How to gain unit experience - 5/27/2012 5:24:51 PM   

Posts: 6803
Joined: 3/28/2004
Status: offline
How much can be seen if you have the unit selected, and hover the mouse pointer over the replacement button. A pop up will appear saying something like;
"Strength 5->10
Prestige 400 -> 200
Experience 200 ->100"



"Hun skal torpederes!" - Birger Eriksen

("She is to be torpedoed!")

(in reply to artofwar85)
Post #: 4
Page:   [1]
All Forums >> [New Releases from Matrix Games] >> Panzer Corps >> The War Room >> How to gain unit experience Page: [1]
Jump to:

New Messages No New Messages
Hot Topic w/ New Messages Hot Topic w/o New Messages
Locked w/ New Messages Locked w/o New Messages
 Post New Thread
 Reply to Message
 Post New Poll
 Submit Vote
 Delete My Own Post
 Delete My Own Thread
 Rate Posts

Forum Software © ASPPlayground.NET Advanced Edition 2.4.5 ANSI