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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2018, 05:33:52 AM »
Yes indeed!
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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2018, 05:47:43 AM »
Wow, impressive.
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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2018, 06:07:32 AM »
Ooohhh! The I-400 aircraft carrier submarine.

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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2018, 07:40:51 AM »
Kind of looks like my first wife, pretty but shallow. Hope I'm wrong about this, I was about her.  :coolsmiley:
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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2018, 07:50:34 AM »
Kind of looks like my first wife, pretty but shallow. Hope I'm wrong about this, I was about her.  :coolsmiley:

  It looks like marketting already got hold of this and pulped it into a series of vacuous cliches: real time, epic, sandbox (I'm surprised "rogue-like" isn't there too).  If you are desperate for some Pacific war there is always WiP Admiral's edition which truly has absolutely everything by the ton and more.

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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2018, 07:52:30 AM »
My loins are unmoistened.
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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2018, 07:53:53 AM »
Kind of looks like my first wife, pretty but shallow. Hope I'm wrong about this, I was about her.  :coolsmiley:

Agreed, the torpedo spam in the video doesn't look realistic!

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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2018, 08:57:26 AM »
to be fair the first games was OK... not brilliant but definitely OK

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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2018, 09:03:55 AM »
Sometimes all I want is pretty and shallow.
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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2018, 09:19:48 AM »
Yeah, the first ones were semi-realistic and fun.  Its good having the strategy layer and then the tactical layer.  Its weird to compare it to WITP.  I would never even consider those as competitive at all. 

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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2018, 09:27:39 AM »
Real time strategy war gaming...  :(

But this line gives me some hope:
Pausable gameplay allows you to order fleets and then continue the action
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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2018, 10:46:07 AM »
Kind of looks like my first wife, pretty but shallow. Hope I'm wrong about this, I was about her.  :coolsmiley:

Come on.  You know if this game was called Victory at Sea:  Warhammer in the Pacific, you guys would be going crazy for it!
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Re: Victory at Sea - Pacific
« Reply #14 on: June 07, 2018, 10:49:20 AM »
SO TRUE! Japanese Battleship Turtles vs American Flying Griffon Divebombers!  :D   Where do I sign-up?
"Take a look at that". Sgt. Wilkerson-- CMBN. His last words after spotting a German tank on the other side of a hedgerow.