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by Baris
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:08 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Rise of Prussia, Revolution under Siege and Civil War nostalgia and engine question
Replies: 14
Views: 2126

Re: Rise of Prussia, Revolution under Siege and Civil War nostalgia and engine question

I've remembered Squalor and Bertram playing and I've read those ROP pbem reports. I even remember playing Prussia against Squalor. Those were the days.. Not many players left in the past unfortunately :(
by Baris
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Rise of Prussia, Revolution under Siege and Civil War nostalgia and engine question
Replies: 14
Views: 2126

Re: Rise of Prussia, Revolution under Siege and Civil War nostalgia and engine question

Yep. For me not seeing 57th Regiment of M.Kemal would be sad for me in AGEod game for 10 years playing this game. Good for you, you'll have more wargaming about what is yours.
by Baris
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Rise of Prussia, Revolution under Siege and Civil War nostalgia and engine question
Replies: 14
Views: 2126

Re: Rise of Prussia, Revolution under Siege and Civil War nostalgia and engine question

All I agree with. What I mention was suddenly a group of modders won't appear with an idea of new ROP to Slitherine for the new engine. It takes time and first they must see XVI – XIX century game. It is not impossible for innovative people but very difficult task. I remember Altaris have designed E...
by Baris
Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Rise of Prussia, Revolution under Siege and Civil War nostalgia and engine question
Replies: 14
Views: 2126

Re: Rise of Prussia, Revolution under Siege and Civil War nostalgia and engine question

I think jump from ancient times to 18&19 century will be big for modders. I remember first RUS developed then RUS gold and Espana. AJE needed big testing maybe. If maybe another game about recent centuries with the new engine it will be easier for modders&scenario designers to have perspecti...
by Baris
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Player Notes on Revolution Under Siege
Replies: 33
Views: 6964

Re: Player Notes on Revolution Under Siege

From my experience previous pbems there is anarchist faction player controlled and autonomous one, it serve the front realistic well against S. Whites. Poland is a bit tricky maybe it should need another player and Reds need a bit more strength. Defensive battles are powerful. Was it in reality.
by Baris
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Which Ageod game first to learn?
Replies: 8
Views: 5049

Re: Which Ageod game first to learn?

I think American Civil War was one of the best conflicts Ageod created a game on it. Also I've great respect for Philippe Thibaut and Andatiep. Once upon a time they decided to design Turkish War of Independence (1919-1922) It would be very interesting game to play against Sultan, foreign interventi...
by Baris
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: New engine in XVII/XVIII/XIX century games
Replies: 9
Views: 9588

Re: New engine in XVII/XVIII/XIX century games

Habsburg, Ottoman and Romanov etc... For decadence&culture grand strategy? For a route in this maybe this can be better era in future. Political decisions and such. It can be rich and detailed more accurate info maybe.
by Baris
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: Empires tip #1: Making a round trip
Replies: 9
Views: 2191

Re: Empires tip #1: Making a round trip



Hmm I've spent 6 years in Egypt I bet Asterix doesn't know more than pyramids!. :D
by Baris
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: New game, already (same?) old engine?
Replies: 7
Views: 1858

Re: New game, already (same?) old engine?

25.49€ still to expensive in Turkish Lira. ;) 164,57 TL.

Steam price only cost 61 TL=9,46 € .

I like steam more. :)
by Baris
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: New engine in XVII/XVIII/XIX century games
Replies: 9
Views: 9588

Re: New engine in XVII/XVIII/XIX century games

What I see from Matrix forums, conflicts heavily oriented on WW'2. No offense but American players dominate wargaming industry. Rarely I see such as Iran&IRaq war in Campaign Series: Middle East 1948-1985 future design. Hope to see more cossacks more European conflicts in 17&19century. :feu:
by Baris
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: My Invasions Boardgame
Replies: 7
Views: 9965

Re: My Invasions Boardgame

Rule book very detailed. Hope to see PC version.
by Baris
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Fatal Years
Replies: 34
Views: 27011

Re: Fatal Years

I've remembered GrayLensman: He corrected me about location Tuscon or whatever it is called not very friendly.. Ok I may have spell wrong, not native language big fault ;)

I don't know the others well.
by Baris
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Fatal Years
Replies: 34
Views: 27011

Re: Fatal Years

That maybe unfortunate bad language if that happened but I always think Clovis had a creative side in old Ageod engine. I followed his blog and beta test his version in pbem with 3 players in the past. Although any game is a history now apart from Field of Glory: Empires. Combined effort would be ve...
by Baris
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Can anyone explain why I lost the campaign?
Replies: 22
Views: 12545

Re: Can anyone explain why I lost the campaign?

Yes I think I've used in last game. Although I don't remember dictatorship event happened in game. My theory is more about defense stronger -maybe stronger than in should be- in previous Ageod games including Rus. Newer titles have more higher offensive ratings than the defensive one in unit models....
by Baris
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Can anyone explain why I lost the campaign?
Replies: 22
Views: 12545

Re: Can anyone explain why I lost the campaign?

If the Red player understands how to form divisions and armies under political officers, which is a mystery to most players for a long time, then the game is very balanced. Maybe it is even slightly favorable to the Red side as a solid Red player can take advantage of the optimum options/cards. The...
by Baris
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Can anyone explain why I lost the campaign?
Replies: 22
Views: 12545

Re: Can anyone explain why I lost the campaign?

I agree. But my point wasn't about how much historical RUS is. :) It was about balance in VP for pbem about the difficulty for the RED side to win the game against similar level opponents. There is a goal for sure but not realistic in pbem for the Reds capture those locations with this army size. Hi...
by Baris
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Can anyone explain why I lost the campaign?
Replies: 22
Views: 12545

Re: Can anyone explain why I lost the campaign?

Game should have more clear goals and balance in pbem. VP should be well thought. Rus Gold designed by volunteer Andatiep. If more further support would have been given to him may be it would be popular as Strategic Command in Matrix forum. Because it is unique topic and engine. Competitive pbem is ...
by Baris
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: AJE: Alea Jacta Est AARs
Topic: Carolus Magnus AD771
Replies: 42
Views: 6181

Re: Carolus Magnus AD771

Thank you for your work Bohémond. :dada:

looking forward to scenario.
by Baris
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: strategic/operational/tactical level
Replies: 23
Views: 11114

Re: strategic/operational/tactical level

Don't forget it's the very first Ageod game with the new engine. I'd think for future games the scales of space and time (regional seize and turn span) may vary, depending on the game subject. This game is about "our" antique world. So it's better to compare it with AJE rather than with A...
by Baris
Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: strategic/operational/tactical level
Replies: 23
Views: 11114

Re: strategic/operational/tactical level

I don't think anything is set. But there is no reason why you couldn't remake say Rise of Prussia using this engine, even better it would be easier to intergrate with the WiA scenario - a key gain is the British reinforcements can only be used once .. on the Rhine or to shore up N America. That alo...
by Baris
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Field of Glory: Empires
Topic: strategic/operational/tactical level
Replies: 23
Views: 11114

Re: strategic/operational/tactical level

I watched Twitch stream of Empires and it seems Empires will be more Empire building games vs strategy/tactical games of previous titles. I feel that we can't have it all. If they tried to put it all in one game, it could end up a mess. Empires feels like a Civ/TW type of game. thats clear for me, ...
by Baris
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Soviet - Polish War
Replies: 13
Views: 14912

Re: Soviet - Polish War

I wrote earlier I'm playing all sides against myself. . Yes I've read it that's why I've put significance on pbem. :) I've learned Rise of Prussia by playing other player. In the grand campaign currently if Reds lose to Polish they maintain the the army but against Whites -real enemy- lose by victo...
by Baris
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Revolution Under Siege
Topic: Soviet - Polish War
Replies: 13
Views: 14912

Re: Soviet - Polish War

Soviet&Poles war is tough for Reds in pbem campaign scenario. In single scenario, much better chance but still not easy.
by Baris
Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: TEAW or WOS ?
Replies: 14
Views: 11668

Re: TEAW or WOS ?

Especially for a new game, when I play pbem I generally at the same time play solo vs AI. To concentrate&understand better the scenario.
by Baris
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: General discussions
Topic: Looking for early feedback on upcoming AGEOD game
Replies: 5
Views: 20045

Re: Looking for early feedback on upcoming AGEOD game

If selected group already have been selected before this announcement then when will this full beta will be selected. A bit confused. :mdr:
by Baris
Sat Oct 06, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Alea Jacta Est
Topic: The Best AJE Grand Campaign
Replies: 17
Views: 35425

Re: The Best AJE Grand Campaign

Not surprisingly Western culture identify with ancient Greek and Romans. As from Eastern Mediterranean I read this more of an ideological terms than cultural with respect. :)
by Baris
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Alea Jacta Est
Topic: The Best AJE Grand Campaign
Replies: 17
Views: 35425

Re: The Best AJE Grand Campaign

Short scenarios also good. They have different political options. It is always good to play all scenarios in chronological order in pbem or maybe solitaire to know better their strength. It is fun.
by Baris
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: How did the game do?
Replies: 22
Views: 19350

Re: How did the game do?

Thanks. It did go as far as 1710 last time I've played pbem GNW scenario as far as I remember. Hope some dlc campaign can be produced in this era.
by Baris
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Wars of Succession
Topic: How did the game do?
Replies: 22
Views: 19350

Re: How did the game do?

What was the problem in GNW scenario? What does it need.
by Baris
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Alea Jacta Est
Topic: (BOR - Punic Wars) Roman Consuls Won't Fail Activation Rolls
Replies: 43
Views: 33517

Re: (BOR - Punic Wars) Roman Consuls Won't Fail Activation Rolls

Historical thing aside (I have no knowledge), part of the problem in sea battles were intercept order. It did make stronger side in navy way more stronger. I advise for a house rule not to use this order. If there is exploit in activation rolls for admiral&naval leaders then no activation rule i...

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