I have started to slowly let Elmer take over again for Soviets, using Mr. Cross's helpful guide to learn how to assign only a formation or two at a time to be under PO control, trying to learn how I might be able to "adjust" the PO "on the fly" for more discreet operations. This is an interesting learning experience, and a fun scene to play (bear in mind, this is the version of D21 that came with the disk, not the latest version.)
Am I to understand that you are adjusting the objectives for the formations to tweak their performance and give them a different track to trace out on the ground? That sounds way cool beans. ...
Oh no, I haven't yet got anywhere near adjusting objective tracks ... I am currently only just today experimenting with the PO control aspects for the Soviets. I am still studying on those, but in general they are explained to some extent in Mr. Cross's Interface Guide (sorry I don't have a link, it is here on these forums somewhere. Not sure how I found it, but it explains [around page 40] how to make the PO work for only one formation at a time.)
When I say slowly, I mean as in molto largissimo sense ... as in, I am only now figuring out how to even SEE how to make just one Soviet formation move under PO control in this ... and it is pretty intense, b/c ALL of the PO is enabled by default for Sovs for ALL formations, so you have to go through the whole OOB to turn it off / on just to get one formation under PO control, at least as far as I can tell so far. I distinguish here, between "objective tracks" and mere "PO control."
I agree, it would be really cool to be able to adjust the PO "on the fly" easily, but so far (for me, a techno klutz) I am only scratching the surface, and probably badly at that.
My current goal, is to figure out how to make just one formation on the Soviet side (e.g., the Fifth Shock Army) be controlled by the PO in the way I think it should go ... which is a real chore so far; and frankly, it is easier just to move it ad hoc for now.
But figuring out how to do that over the next 10 moves or so is one of my goals.
Not sure how to save that as part of the overall game ... I suspect that that is not possible w/o going into the editor etc. ... but it is something that I want to learn, as far as what is possible to do "on the fly" within the ongoing game.
I hope that makes sense!! I feel like I am rambling. Any news on the new Next War front? I wish they would release that, even if it is plagued w/ the CTD issue. Ok, well, back to the drawing board!! Thanks, Larry!
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