smbecket Posted January 13, 2012 Share Posted January 13, 2012 The title is the main point. I have bought every BFC title and my friend and I played the CM1 series dozens of times. More than any other computer game and I have been playing computer games since the Atari 800. Never played the modern games but bought them anyway. With that said, I have become very disappointed in CMBN. We are almost finished with our third game: appx. 1.25 BNs worth of forces per side on a detailed 2x3 km map. Frankly, it is like death by a thousand cuts. There are just so many minor bugs that wear you down throughout a long game, each one interfering with your tactical plan until your frustration level goes over the top. The final straw for me in the current game was my recently finished turn 36 of 45. I had almost my entire force going full speed (probably 30 or 35 vehicle units) to try to turn my opponents flank and reach several bridges. I sent the turn to my friend and he returned it as usual. When I ran the replay I discovered that a few of my units had moved a few meters but most had not moved at all. When I clicked the button to make my next move all my movement commands were still in place from the previous turn. I checked the save I made just prior to hitting the button for the real time calculations and everything was normal. Just a devastating result when you are trying to reach victory objectives and have very limited turns left to do so. The following site has screenshots of some of the movement paths. In addition, there are four screenshots of another inexplicable (to me) incident in the same turn. Two zook teams on the top of a highway cut above a Panzer IV. When I checked the target line I could see the entire area below the teams position but could not see the tank. Gave them movement orders to circle right and left to come at the tank from back and front. They do not move and the tank swivels its turret and kills both teams. They could not see the tank below them but the tank could see them?? Comments on the above very welcome. http://s1076.photobucket.com/albums/w444/smbeckett/ I love this game but IMHO it is not nearly as good as CM1. I also know that is somewhat unfair as BFC will improve it as time goes on. More than anything it is disappointed expectations. I expected everything that was good in CM1 and lots of great additions. Instead there are some great new features and graphics, etc., but many, many missing features from the original series. I wasn't going to post at all as I am a very poor typist but this game is too important to me! I will make a further series of posts presenting my main complaints and observations. Hopefully there are areas of the game I just do not understand fully and will hope to be corrected by those more in the know. Sorry for the long post. If the password is necessary for the screenshots it is fredderf. The site will only be used for this posting. I also apologize for not having the necessary knowledge to include the screenshots in the post; just old and dumb. 0 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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