Sneak Peak: RO-Altdamm

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=GG= Mr Moe

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Ok, since this map is taking me so long to finish in its totality, I've decided to take another approach in releasing it. This is what I am going to do.

Instead of releasing the whole thing in a half-assed manner at the end of this month which is what I promised, what I'm going to do instead is put out each objective (which usually comprises several secondary objectives) as mini-levels. In an episodic manner, if you will. Eventually all 5 objectives will make up a map pack named "Battle at Altdamm".

First episode will be "Mortar Hunt"

Good idea or no?

I would say do the entire map even if it takes longer instead of several mini-maps. Take the time to release it the way you want it to be, not by a promise date that you gave us. I know I will still be around to play and enjoy it then. :D
 

TT33

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Looks and sounds like a very good map so far maybe even an instant classic.
hope you finish up your map soon Im eager to play it.:)

1 Anti-Tank
Panzerfaust (3)
PPS43/M44
Fragment (1)
Carries MG Ammo
I do not like this Soviet panzerfaust idea.
 

TT33

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From what I read most were sent to research facilities the other handfulls that were captured from troops and other places were used against German tanks but it was scattered and very limited.
The Soviets however did have alot of lendlease bazookas
 
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Shurek

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The Soviets made use of pfausts later in the war whenever they could get their hands on them, which was frequently towards the end. They were designated RPG-1. For now, I'm keeping them in, but if Beta play shows that there is an imbalance between sides, I am open to wrapping this one player role into semi-auto rifle or something else. :)

EDIT: looks like you guys beat me to it. NVM
 

TT33

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Yes, 1945 is when you saw panzerfausts poping up in the Soviet arsenal. I was just suggesting if the Russians get them it should be less than what the Germans have (since the Germans most abundant weapon was the panzerfaust) maybe as a pickup or something like Gorlitz.
 

Shurek

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BTW, I'm still looking for a modeler/skinner help me implement a Soviet greatcoat class, even if we have to adapt the German greatcoat model. :)

It's going to be silly seeing the Russkis running around in either their snowgear or summer outfits on this map.:eek:
 

sander

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New resource, might be interesting. It's about the tankstrenght of Nordland and Nederland in '45:

3.PzArmee Reserve
11. SS-FrwPzGrD „Nordland“
1 x Panther
25 x StuG III
10 x K
 
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Shurek

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May 21, 2006
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Sander,

Thanks for the additional information. I definitely have enough StuG's in the level. It's interesting to see that they have only one Panther listed for the Norland, and none for Nederland. Most of the films and photos I've managed to dig up from fighting in that area show at least 6 -7 Panthers present. Maybe it's the same 2 or 3 Panthers shown over and over...
 

Fennich_FJR6

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BTW, I'm still looking for a modeler/skinner help me implement a Soviet greatcoat class, even if we have to adapt the German greatcoat model. :)

It's going to be silly seeing the Russkis running around in either their snowgear or summer outfits on this map.:eek:


Problem with the german graetcoat model is that it includes german field gear - i think it would be sillier seeing russians running around with german breadbags, waterbooles, messtins & zeltbahns than seeing them in russian uniforms.