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Review: Armored Brigade

Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:26 pm

Armored Brigade is a game that makes you feel smart. Beneath the dense web of unit stats and a bevy of modern military hardware lies a title that really makes...

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Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:45 pm

Now I can relive 1980's exercises in the Fulda Gap with my armor battalion! Not really into modern titles or RTS but I may have to get this one because of the setting!

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Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:09 am

Now I can relive 1980's exercises in the Fulda Gap with my armor battalion! Not really into modern titles or RTS but I may have to get this one because of the setting!
Don't forget Flashpoint Campaigns : Red Storm (also a Matrix game) if you like this setting.

I feel these two games have much in common (e.g. command delay).

http://www.matrixgames.com/products/product.asp?gid=471

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Re: <t>Review: Armored Brigade</t>

Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:09 am

Is there a way to switch Nato icons to more visually descriptive unit icons (for non-wargamers)?

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Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:11 am

Now I can relive 1980's exercises in the Fulda Gap with my armor battalion! Not really into modern titles or RTS but I may have to get this one because of the setting!
Don't forget Flashpoint Campaigns : Red Storm (also a Matrix game) if you like this setting.

I feel these two games have much in common (e.g. command delay).

http://www.matrixgames.com/products/product.asp?gid=471
I have Flashpoint Campaigns: Red Storm. It is pretty involved. Is Armored Brigade more accessible and easier to get into?

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Re: <t>Review: Armored Brigade</t>

Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:49 pm

Is there a way to switch Nato icons to more visually descriptive unit icons (for non-wargamers)?
Yes - you can turn off NATO icon overlays by pressing B, and then adjust the size of the animated unit sprites with Shift-B. They're TINY (well, to scale) unless you enlarge them. There are three sizes you can pick from, I believe.

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