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  1. In addition to the already mentioned books I can...

    In addition to the already mentioned books I can also recommend the personal memoirs of Edward Porter Alexander, who gives rather detailed insight and is also relatively unbiased. Quite worth a read...
  2. Fences are indestructible, which I find quite...

    Fences are indestructible, which I find quite problematic. While split rail fences may be quite sturdy, a lot of those were constructed without the use of nails. I could imagine that even heavy...
  3. No native speaker here, I am sorry if this was...

    No native speaker here, I am sorry if this was unclear. I do support the idea of resting your weapon on a fence, wall etc. To steady your aim.
  4. +1 for resting your weapon

    +1 for resting your weapon
  5. Thread: skirmishes

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    well, in almost 2 years of playing organised...

    well, in almost 2 years of playing organised events with a lot of different outfits I was only witnessing a handful of proper skirmish maneuvers, most of which were prior to the rebalancing of the...
  6. Thread: skirmishes

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    I have been part of the 42nd for a long time and...

    I have been part of the 42nd for a long time and have seen my share of organised gameplay from the very beginning, the very first playable versions.
    I am not talking about sending 5 or 6 players...
  7. Thread: skirmishes

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    I don't see in any way how your quote of a...

    I don't see in any way how your quote of a definition of skirmishing stands again anything I said. Also, trying to ridicule other's oppionions or thoughts or even the persons themselves (comedy...
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    Antietam was also fought by 132.000 engaged...

    Antietam was also fought by 132.000 engaged soldiers, roughly 87.000 union and 45.000 confederates. Also not all of the engagements in Antietam were line battles. We play a game, and a game mode that...
  9. Thread: skirmishes

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    skirmishes

    First of all, I really like WoR, I am closely following what's happening,even if I am not extremely active. I try to test every patch and keep up with the status of the development and I am playing...
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    Sticky: just played two rounds on south mountain....

    just played two rounds on south mountain. Amazing! Really well done. Also the updates to the officer system already feel quite good and are really helpful
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    Sticky: Great work, devs!

    Great work, devs!
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    Well, I love playing Burnside‘s Bridge as union,...

    Well, I love playing Burnside‘s Bridge as union, and I saw a lot of different tactics happening that led the union side to a win. I also saw the union side loose this map quite a lot of times. As it...
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    No, it wasn't. Lincoln himself even was wary...

    No, it wasn't. Lincoln himself even was wary about too many (beforehand court-martialed) soldiers officially being executed by a firing squad because of the moral hit it would mean on the general...
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    My guess is this was some kind of a test for this...

    My guess is this was some kind of a test for this guy and this cheat will probably be either released on specific forums for free or it was a test for some future commercial release. Literally any...
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    Sticky: the trees over in maryland really don't give a...

    the trees over in maryland really don't give a single f about the cold ;) "Nah, it's still summer"

    but besides that little nitpick:nice work, very atmospheric
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    Did you read the latest field report? I would do...

    Did you read the latest field report? I would do so
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    Sticky: Don’t burn out guys, I think that’s the last...

    Don’t burn out guys, I think that’s the last thing anyone who wants this project to continue to succeed the way it did in the past.
  18. Thread: Kill Report

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    Post Scriptum shows your personal stats after the...

    Post Scriptum shows your personal stats after the round ends. This alone is already enough to keep a lot of players out of the capzones and “encourages” them to hide somewhere in between the line in...
  19. +1 Very good idea imho

    +1
    Very good idea imho
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    The workaround for the spawning inside another...

    The workaround for the spawning inside another player is usually that the one you spawned in has to move. After the player moved it usually enables you to move around again, too.
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    Honestly? Yeah, I would prefer that. Using the...

    Honestly? Yeah, I would prefer that. Using the original spawn in some maps is not a big deal because the distance to the objective/any line is not that far, but on some maps it can make the...
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    spawn reloaded on flags

    It could be a good idea to spawn reloaded on flags (and probably on any skirmish map spawn). But specifically for flags that could reduce the amount of times players spawn in and hit "r" instantly...
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    Sticky: Problem is that with the shutter speed (it was...

    Problem is that with the shutter speed (it was done manually)of cameras of this era something other than staged shots was almost impossible. Any movement would cause blur. I doubt that there are many...
  24. Instant Starshiptroopers flashback... :_D

    Instant Starshiptroopers flashback... :_D
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    What Melonfish said...

    What Melonfish said...
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