From: Calgary, AB, Canada
Good day, all.
It has been awhile since I've updated what is going on.
So, what is going on?
Middle East: This has made the most progress and most of the scenarios have had a thorough playtesting. There are only a handful of scenarios to playtest left, those being the larger offerings. There is some infantry combat modelling (the attack, defence and soft attack/hard attack numbers) that are in the middle of being tweaked. Right now, the numbers are far too strong having the infantry suffer significant losses in close up combat. I came up with a new forumla for determining new numbers (based on existing games) -- This model will NOT be used for MCS.
Vietnam: The infantry combat modelling is the major holdup for this, once it is done, this won't take long to finish getting ready. There is some design work left for this, scenarios are needed and a campaign or two are needed. We are also expanding the available countries for Vietnam, which adds some extra time.
I need to finish writing the manual, it is well on its way to being complete, but still a fair portion to do.
2 additional scenarios for Middle East, dealing with the battle of Jerusalem in 48 and 67.
A number of scenarios for Vietnam and a campaign or two.
Playtesting the above
Finish the combat modelling for infantry
Playtest the above
Final graphics tweaks for the various platoons.
Lastly, we are hoping that Matrix can find us a new/additional programmer. There are some engine tweaks that need to be done that is beyond the current programmers ability.
Slow and steady, but we're making progress.