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    Hire a musician for recording the Bugle calls.

    Firstly I'd like to say that I love the fact we have musicians in the game now. However,

    I do hope that the current bugle calls are placeholder, because pretty much all of them are played either wrong or poorly.
    When I say wrong mean that what is played in game does not match up with the sheet music we find in Casey's first volume.
    https://firstnebraskainfantry.files....ill-manual.pdf

    When I mean poorly I mean you can hear whoever played it is not experienced with playing horn.
    Pretty much everyone in the community used RJ Samp's collection of Bugle calls and those are, when it comes to accuracy, miles better. SCROLL DOWN TO IGC and ISC (General Calls and Skirmisher Calls).
    https://soundcloud.com/rjsamp/sets/a...ivil-war-bugle

    So perhaps you could ask him or someone like him to record for the game!

    (Also, there are certainly some that could be left out and others that would make more sense to have. 'To the color', if I read Caseys (Volume II or III I think) right, is the default tune in reassembling a battalion on the colors. The Assembly is for assembling by company, which could also be useful after charges.)

    PS. Thanks for listening to my suggestions on artillery!
    Sergeant. 4th New Jersey Volunteer Regiment Company B.

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    I agree. the bugles don't sound natural at all, and even worse, you can only play at the quick time, making playing "Charge" and especially "Retreat" very difficult to play without getting killed.
    Last edited by Neoba55; 10-06-2021 at 09:46 PM.

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