Korrigan wrote:...excel table...
daidojisan wrote:Why was his strategic rating at the corps level reduced to 3 ?
Pocus wrote:err in fact I just saw that there was some nicknames given to leaders, so this was not really planned, on my side at least
I can perhaps find some time to add them in the details window though.
PDF wrote:Mc Clellan demotion costing 50% VP to the Union seems a bit overdone, at least if we want to be "realistic", he wasn't an half-god whose firing will have spurred revolts all over the place...
Sure if it's too easy to fire him everyone and his horse would do it, but I wonder if our "design by effect" is really acceptable. But I don't have any good alternative neither, sorry
Pocus wrote:That's the problem, perhaps it is somehow gamey to impact up to 50% of his VP to the Union player if he demotes Mc Clellan, but you have to remember that you will have to handle him while your VPs are still low, so the important point is : 100 POL = -20 Morale. And such number is needed to be sure you will more often than not prefer to keep him as an army commander, thus having a lethargic Union in the Potomac.
If the cost is too low, the Mc Clellan 'problem' does not exists, and you will see the union concentrate as much as possible troops and steamroll without problems to Richmond.
Pocus wrote:So you would not have the player pay a political cost? between a 6-6-4 promoted too early and McClellan, I would choose the 6-6-4 with a penalty of 2 without too much thoughts.
Chris0827 wrote:Many brigadier generals on both sides commanded divisions and some union brigadiers became corps commanders. McDowell commanded an army as a brigadier general. I would assign senority according to when the general commanded at a particular level rather than his date of rank.
PDF wrote:No, political cost should still occur, but at a more "realistic" level - what bothers me is to have a skyrocketting cost just to prevent Mc Clellan demotion. The idea of having reduced ratings if a general is "overpromoted" would allow to balance the costs.
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