Flagritz Posted August 26, 2007 Report Share Posted August 26, 2007 Hi Further to the thread started on the 'Official: Turns Are In Thread, ' I have a few ideas on how we could overcome the dependancy on screens? Obviously I don't know how hard it would be to implement but I have 3 very similar themed ideas All centred round giving the player the chance to have more control on what he targets. All 3 ideas give you the chance to adapt your fleet tactics based on what your opponent does and encourages the big ship tactic. ------------------------------ 1) When you set-up your fleet and select your Rule of engagement you also set the Target preference. You can set it to Large Displacement or Small Displacement. When in battle say (Im making the figures up here) 25% of your fire power would be directed towards ships which match your preferred dispalcement whole the rest would be like before based on deployment location e.g. I set my fleet to Target ships with a large displacement, I have a FC of 12, 9 shots hit what's in the first row as before, while 3 of my shots would target the 3 largest ships in the fleet. If my enemy starts to spread his firepower into the smaller ships I set my target preference to small, ignore his big ships and focus on the small ships. ------------------------------ 2) When you set-up your fleet and select your rule of engagement you also select your preferred deployment location to target. Like above maybe 25% of your firepower would be directed towards the deployment location you specified while the rest would act in order. e.g. Im fighting a enemy who has big ships in row 4, I select row 4 as my preferred location for next engagement, 25% of my firepower will focus against that deployment location. ------------------------------ 3) When you set-up your fleet and set-up your rule of engagement you also specified a preferred tonnage displacement you wish to target e.g. My enemy has a fleet which has: 10 - 2 million ton screens 3 - 550K warships 2 - 500K Carriers 4 - 480K Shielders 10,000 - 1K Screens I set my preferred tonnage to 500K, Again I have 12 FC, 9 FC hits the 1K screens in the front, the other 3 hits go for the ships that match my preferred tonnage the best. So round 1 the 2 carriers and 1 of the 480K screens round 2 the other 480K screens (they are closest to my preferred size) round 3 the 550 warships round 4 - against the 1000 screens as they are 499K different to my preferred tonnage compared ot the 2 Million ton screens which are 1,500K out. Alternatively I set my preferred tonnage to 1,200K. first round the 550 warships are targeted second round the carriers third round the shields fourth round the big 2 million screens fifth round all against the screens. ------------------------------ Any soultion that doesnt allow you to adapt to your enemys tactics is going to fail, the above 3 ideas just help refine the targeting process so that you get to direct what your firing at (after all you can chose where you place your ships why not what they try and fire at?). Deployment lcoation still plays a big part as the majortiy of fire will go against those in front, however all 3 ideas give the ability to 'aim' at what you want, hoefully your commanders can tell the big blobs from the small blobs or range they want to fire at... anyway these are just ideas, later Miltiades :] Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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