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Forum: TO&Es October 20th, 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 160
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Scen Editor vs OOB?

They are bolded and underlined in the unit page to indicate that they are used as formation templates - and therefore doing silly edits (like say changing the Unit class, or renationalising them, or...
Forum: TO&Es October 20th, 2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 160
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Scen Editor vs OOB?

It is of the same unit class as the template unit, so it appears as a choice in that formation at the appropriate date. The template unit determines the unit class of the slot in the formation - any...
Forum: TO&Es October 19th, 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,600
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Problems with the current Russian OOB (#11).

CS tanks usually have some HEAT as the A/T ammo since HEAT is dual-purpose against grunts (beyond the 4 kept in hand) and is also good versus bunkers etc. Some CS tanks may have sabot or AP though,...
Forum: TO&Es October 18th, 2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 160
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Scen Editor vs OOB?

units that are templates in some formation have their name bolded and underlined when displayed in the unit page.

For other template info, use the database check utilities
File -> Database Check...
Forum: TO&Es October 3rd, 2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,107
Posted By Mobhack
Re: WinSPMBT v13 Corrections

Try setting your windows colour scheme to a different one, and see if the same thing happens. If it goes away, it may be something in the windows colour scheme you have set - maybe a custom colour? -...
Forum: TO&Es October 2nd, 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,107
Posted By Mobhack
Re: WinSPMBT v13 Corrections

Not seen in my copy of Mobhack - running Windows 10.

At least - if that is Cuba - cant read the pixillated photo even if I put my reading glasses on!

Read the Mobhack help on...
Forum: WinSPWW2 October 1st, 2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Deploying partisans

You can design a scenario with them coming on as reinforcements, with variable chance to appear if so desired.

If the human was allowed to randomly place these, then the AI would have the same...
Forum: WinSPMBT September 23rd, 2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Artillery settings

The AI will get charged if it overbuys. I thought I would have to do a lot of rework to the pick lists, but it turned out that the AI generally kept within the limits I had determined anyway - bar...
Forum: WinSPMBT September 23rd, 2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Artillery settings

Precisely the above was why Artillery Overload was introduced. To penalise the players who but stupid amounts of artillery. (Takes me back to the 1/300 tabletop days, back in the 1970s when there...
Forum: WinSPMBT September 19th, 2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Artillery settings

See Game Guide -> Preferences Screen link -> scroll down to Player Preferences Box -> Arty Effectiveness.

I never deviate from the default, but others may do.
Forum: WinSPMBT September 19th, 2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,300
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Game Shutting down ?

Not at all, since that is another game from a different developer that is coded completely differently. We have nothing to do with it - see the Matrix games boards for any help on that particular...
Forum: WinSPWW2 September 13th, 2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Inf AAMG vs HMG

The MMg/HMG Unit Class is your goto for hosing down enemy infantry - it usually has more range (esp if 12.7mm HMG) than AAMGS. And more crew, so more survivable. HMGs are more often 2 or 3 gun...
Forum: WinSPWW2 September 7th, 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Immobilised vehicule

As to the first question I asked - It is actually a DD tank, and starts the game with 0 land movement. This seems to be a data (scenario editing?) error.

There does not seem to be any explanatory...
Forum: WinSPWW2 September 7th, 2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Immobilised vehicule

I have no idea - it looks to be a scenario?

What exactly is the thing, and what did you do with it (e.g. drop it off from a landing craft?). What is the terrain - height (is it deep water etc.).
Forum: WinSPWW2 September 3rd, 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Mobhack
Re: AP or HEAT

There is a calculation made as to the best type for the shot. I personally have not seen much use of HEAT in inappropriate times.

But then again, I usually stick to the earlier models in German...
Forum: WinSPMBT September 3rd, 2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,776
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Questions

making them size 0 would result in the end user utilising them as scouts - and in SP1 days that was a complaint IIRC. So later versions used size 1.
Forum: TO&Es September 3rd, 2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 38,719
Posted By Mobhack
Re: SP and SPAA Developments

There are only off-map batteries, no "SP" or "Armoured" or any other differentiation other than maybe a pretty picture.

UK used the 105 light gun in SPA arty, while concurrently being lumbered...
Forum: TO&Es September 2nd, 2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 38,719
Posted By Mobhack
Re: SP and SPAA Developments

Abbots were available ~10 years before the 105 light gun - otherwise you would be stuck with the 105 pack howitzer 65-75. The pack has less range, so would be counter-batteried easily and unable to...
Forum: WinSPWW2 September 1st, 2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,694
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Infantry class differences, MG fire modes while delaying

SMG has less range than rifles - but hits harder when in range. If fighting in woods, at night or in towns, you may prefer the bullet-hoses. me, I usually prefer the range that rifles give me in the...
Forum: WinSPWW2 September 1st, 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,694
Posted By Mobhack
Forum: WinSPMBT August 31st, 2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,776
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Questions

Looks like the crews take their size from the vehicle they bail out of - and that looks like it has been so since SSI days. Good catch - nobody has spotted that bug in 15+ years!.
Forum: WinSPMBT August 31st, 2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,776
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Questions

Another thing to go on the list!
Forum: WinSPMBT August 25th, 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,776
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Questions

Just confirmed this

Set up a scenario in WW2, and exited crews. Did not see anything, so went back for the next player's turn - duh! - remeber to walk crews away from the vehicles or they...
Forum: WinSPMBT August 24th, 2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,776
Posted By Mobhack
Re: Questions

The enemy vehicle, if not already spotted will be spotted by the usual rules, normally. But sometimes it will remain a "ghost" unspotted and you only notice it if someone stays parked in its hex,...
Forum: WinSPMBT August 23rd, 2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Mobhack
Re: W-key not responding again

My guess - the unit was targeted against something else, too far away for the AT weapon and not the one you wanted to fire against. So when you tried W - number sequence, it aborted. Then you...
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