Ace wrote:I am always pro history, but that would be too much. To take account which divisions are from which state would take the fun out of the game.
DrPostman wrote:Here's a notion. Right now the current game lets me use lousy generals as spies if I
want to. I'm playing past the point where I won the game playing the CSA and sent
Loring up to Philadelphia just to see how he'd do. He seems to be able to travel with
impunity and send me back all sorts of info on what's going on in that region. Would it
be too complicated to have the game engine prevent leaders from moving in enemy
terrain without leading troops?
Ace wrote:Imagine your general on a raid gone wrong, losing all his troops. Would you want him to return to your lines through enemy held territory.
With your suggestions it could not be done, with him loitering stuck in enemy lands forever.
There is a simple solution for this problem, do not do it. AI doesn't do it and any decent player doesn't do it either.
Captain_Orso wrote: You are kidding right? Athena sends leaders deep into your territory all the time and lets some to them sit the for the rest of the game just observing what you are up to
DanSez wrote:I am curious if this could be solved by treating a Leader, alone in enemy territory, with the same mechanism that exist for a leader that is wounded. The leader is 'tele-ported' to the closest Friendly Depot or City and locked in place for a couple of turns.
Captain_Orso wrote:Yes, I know how that works. You basically can't run them off. Chalk it up to something that Athena does and learn to live with it.
Aside from the fact that Athena can see some more of what's going on behind the lines the only thing bad that can happen is in areas where you have little or no MC. Then if she's parked enough leaders in one region, especially high ranking leaders, she could prevent you moving a force from that region into a neighboring region in which you have no or very little MC. Look here for a more thorough explanation: Blocked by an Empty Corp
You are kidding right? Athena sends leaders deep into your territory all the time and lets some to them sit the for the rest of the game just observing what you are up to
Captain_Orso wrote:If you want to know how Athena "thinks" you have to have a look under her toga once in a while . Go to "Load Game" menu and click on the computer icon at the top-left in the list. This will allow you to open Athena's side of a scenario.
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