I now this has been asked before, so please don't shoot me down in flames. I am just getting back into CM, I haven't played any of the CM2 titles yet just the original CM a while ago. What got to me in the end though was the 'meaningless' of the battles, ie a lack of operational/strategic level.   I have seen some posts on using board games, but I must admit this does not appeal to me, so is there any way of simulating or playing an operational game on the PC and extracting the results to a CM2