Unit info on map

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Some info seems to be missing from the docs. For instance in small and medium zoom:-

What does the larger left hand bar indicate?
What does the little square indicate?
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I'm curious too :) A unit counter key would be nice to have.

At medium zoom in nato counter mode I figured out the left bar is Integrity.

At medium zoom in silhouette mode there's a bar under the silhouette, not on the left, it's not the same as the left hand bar in nato counter mode. Anyone know what it represents?

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I haven't found much information in the manual regarding the counters. Some of the info displayed on the counter is self explanatory, some is not. Maybe we could we get some more in depth info from the valued developer?
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Me too. I posted this request a week or so ago. Its not something Vic would have to waste his valuable time on ... maybe a beta tester or developer helper type.
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I would like add my weight to this issue as well. I would like to see a better description of the counters, a full explanation of all of the markings icons etc on all icons please.
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Seems odd to me that such a high quality game could be sent out with so much basic information missing...strange.
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ORIGINAL: Chris H

Some info seems to be missing from the docs. For instance in small and medium zoom:-

What does the larger left hand bar indicate?
What does the little square indicate?

The bar indicates howmuch troops of the original complement at start of scenario are left.
The little square signifies if the unit received supply (green=yes, red=no)

And yes i agree that the next manual should have a paragraph on unit counters.

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Yellow squares then means half supply?
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What does the "R" mean on some of the unit counters?
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Yellow squares then means half supply?

Yellow means it's not getting the full supply requested.
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Reserve unit.... 2nd line troops.
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Vic wrote: Sun Sep 19, 2010 11:25 am
ORIGINAL: Chris H

Some info seems to be missing from the docs. For instance in small and medium zoom:-

What does the larger left hand bar indicate?
What does the little square indicate?

The bar indicates howmuch troops of the original complement at start of scenario are left.
The little square signifies if the unit received supply (green=yes, red=no)

And yes i agree that the next manual should have a paragraph on unit counters.

best regards,
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I've not played this for a long time so I'm trying it again. Despite downloading and installing the latest version I have exactly the same questions as I had first time round. The main one being info on unit counters which did not happen. The answer I'm looking for specifically is what does the little 'A' mean on the unit counters. I believe it's artillery but and think I ask before but cannot find it.

Please, and this goes to all game developers everywhere, make a decent job of the manual, don't skip stuff. If it's in the game document it that way you won't get frustrated gamers asking dumb question that may appear obvious to you but are not. It turns peaople off no matter how good the game may be.
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I believe you are right.

Each regiment has a "-" or more on its side. The A is for the artillery element.
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