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by Parabellum
2021-10-15 15:56, Friday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

Hey Para, your core is as cool as your avatar! :-) GL HF! Ah, Aleksandr, nice to see you again. Yes, my core looks good, only the Tigers are missing :) 9 Uman Encirclement ltbv HQ: no activities The battle: There are a lot of tanks on both sides. I had already expected these in the previous scenari...
by Parabellum
2021-10-14 20:41, Thursday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

8 Dubno ltbv HQ: no activities The battle: well, to make it really exciting, all your own units can only be placed in a swamp, which is far behind the front line and it takes about 4 to 5 turns until they can finally make contact with the enemy. A big drawback is that the ATY cannot be deployed in ...
by Parabellum
2021-10-14 18:18, Thursday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

7 Metsovon Pass bv-3 HQ: OS on a single INF. The battle: After a few turns, I remembered the structure of this scenario and how to arrive at a solution. An aux bomber was provided after a few turns. It has 4 ammo and there is no airfield. His attacks must therefore be well chosen. After destroying ...
by Parabellum
2021-10-14 17:59, Thursday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

6 Klidi Pass v (bv+3) HQ: I bought the missing SS infantry. Unfortunately, she starts with 0 exp. In the last HQ all new units already had 100 exp. The battle: Hoza warned in his AAR about the aggressive AI. Unfortunately, I placed my fast units on the wrong side - they had to defend their own VH i...
by Parabellum
2021-10-14 08:31, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic
Replies: 518
Views: 73236

Re: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic

... A few days earlier I had already stumbled upon a "cousin" of Them Vultures... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNiWeV40JXg&list=PLyjqnQsvvnpIIhmuem71_Av3goBkEfxN8 Foo Fighters - Live at Wembley 2008 - Check out the special line up on 17th and 18th clips. :banana terrific ... but i think, the (ha...
by Parabellum
2021-10-14 06:40, Thursday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC34 Meine Ehre heißt Treue by hoza@100
Replies: 15
Views: 295

Re: CC34 Meine Ehre heißt Treue by hoza@100

Infantry ... 40 Grossdeutschland , SPW , , 4 bars , 438 exp , Deutschland , 2/10 , 12 kill , 456 pp - U:009 [+109 exp] :howdy hoza, ich hatte mich schon gewundert, warum Du diese Einheit gekauft hast. Ist mir jetzt klar - die SS-Infanterie und später die SS-Panzergrenadiere stehen auf "nicht kaufba...
by Parabellum
2021-10-13 21:46, Wednesday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

5 Skopje ltbv HQ: upgraded an INF to a pioneer and bought more units according to the rule. The battle: ... was on a knife's edge. I was able to capture 3 VH's only in the last turn. Current scenario: Skopje, VH prestige is 400 , All map prestige is: 560 Army cost: 2484 , Current prestige is 441 Pr...
by Parabellum
2021-10-13 20:41, Wednesday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

4 Advance to Dunkirk ltbv HQ: full OS on all core units. The battle: ... was difficult. The defenders of the VH's behind the river are heavily entrenched and the aux units have great difficulty capturing them in the BV limit. The two central VH's are far away. Only my "superior maneuver" INF could ...
by Parabellum
2021-10-13 19:21, Wednesday
Forum: Open General
Topic: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))
Replies: 414
Views: 84922

Re: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))

:grumpy and I are playing the CC34 right now. If we play with rules, then we get to buy SS infantry and later upgrade them to SS Panzergrenadiere. But ... both units are set to "No Buy" in the Efile. This is gross nonsense, because how are we supposed to play the campaign of an SS division and can't...
by Parabellum
2021-10-13 19:07, Wednesday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

3 Holland bv-1 HQ: full OS on all core units. The battle: yeah, after the heavy Polish scenarios, a feeling of "blitzkrieg" comes up. I make good progress, the defense is not fierce and the last two VH`s in the west are only weakly defended. Current scenario: Holland, VH prestige is 80 , All map pr...
by Parabellum
2021-10-13 16:44, Wednesday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

2 Warta Crossing ltbv HQ: no activities, I play by the rules. The battle: ... was exhausting. The German side has fewer tanks and weaker fighters - an unusual situation for me. I have invested the earnable prestige several times in the repair of my core and aux units. This is also unusual for me, b...
by Parabellum
2021-10-13 11:35, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic
Replies: 518
Views: 73236

Re: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty8Yj2FCab4 Them Crooked Vultures live 2009 full concert This one I picked up without a clue I'd discover I've already listened to a lot of hours of their bass player before. Haha, yes, and from the drummer and the lead singer/guitarist too! Brilliant! A real super g...
by Parabellum
2021-10-10 12:56, Sunday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC45 - Guderians Gambit by RM at 50% - DONE *
Replies: 4
Views: 103

Re: CC45 - Guderians Gambit by RM at 50% - DONE

:hello RM, it's nice to welcome you back to the forum. Congratulations on the successful completion of this CC.
by Parabellum
2021-10-10 12:09, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic
Replies: 518
Views: 73236

Re: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic

Bombast the Blue wrote:
2021-10-08 23:50, Friday
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTRgqQpJsPw
Voivod - Astronomy Domine (old Syd Barrett/Pink Floyd gig)
very :cool I am a big fan of the two albums from 1987 and 1988. VOIVOD was signed to the German music label NOISE Records

Puddle Of Mudd - She Hates Me
by Parabellum
2021-09-27 12:53, Monday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

1 Prosna River ltbv HQ: no activities The battle: In the first attempt I missed the BV because I underestimated the capture of Wieuroszov in the north-east. I believed that one unit would be enough for that. A fatal mistake, because the place is defended by three Polish units and in addition reinfo...
by Parabellum
2021-09-27 12:39, Monday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%
Replies: 10
Views: 182

CC 34 - Para's skeleton key to success @ 100%

Campaign Challenge XXXIV Immortal Technique's Meine Ehre Heisst Treue - 1. SS 'Leibstandarte' Division Campaign (with the Adlerkorps 4000 Efile) OpenGen 0.93.4.0 * 25 Dec 2020 * AI version: Default (0.91) Efile folder: C:\Open General 0.93.4.0\efile_cc34\ * Efile version: CC34-Meine Ehre Heisst Tre...
by Parabellum
2021-09-25 09:26, Saturday
Forum: CC02
Topic: CC 02 Onward to defend Berlin by hoza @100 done *
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: CC 02 Onward to defend Berlin by hoza @100

inddeed this campaign is not a real challenge :grumpy :howdy :grumpy, Congratulations! You are absolutely right, it is not challenging at 100%. My recommendation: play it at GFM level with 33% or 0% prestige and don't buy additional units. Use the prestige only for upgrading. Even with only one tan...
by Parabellum
2021-09-24 08:47, Friday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Caesar dead ends at the Rubicon
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: Caesar dead ends at the Rubicon

:howdy ,
I have informed the designers about your problem and hope they can answer you here soon. Please be patient until then.
by Parabellum
2021-09-24 07:09, Friday
Forum: CC62
Topic: Doc CC62 Honor and Japan @100% - DONE *
Replies: 36
Views: 1270

Re: Doc CC62 Honor and Japan @100% - DONE *

:clap Congratulations on the successful completion of the campaign.

When you have to sacrifice so many units at the end of the campaign to win a TV, it hurts especially and a dark shadow remains over the otherwise good impression of the campaign.
by Parabellum
2021-09-23 22:29, Thursday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

17 Wilhelmshaven tv HQ: OS on many units, except INF. The battle: At the beginning, a group of German INF gives a foretaste of the battle to come - deeply entrenched, most of the projectiles from my overstrength ATY bounce off them like raindrops on a lotus leaf. The AI's advantage culminates in th...
by Parabellum
2021-09-23 07:13, Thursday
Forum: CC35
Topic: CC#35 - Czech & Slovak Campaigns @100/125 (from Darek's PG2 archives)
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: CC#35 - Czech & Slovak Campaigns (from Darek's PG2 archives)

This CC, combo of two short campaigns, didn't provide much fun, but have to be completed anyway. Mainly for players which want to complete full roster of CCs, not for those which search for real gems. :o Thanks for your warning. I was afraid of the same thing. Like my boss in the tax consultancy al...
by Parabellum
2021-09-23 06:40, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic
Replies: 518
Views: 73236

Re: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic

Radoye wrote:
2021-09-22 21:31, Wednesday
(oh, Mr. Radoye was also born on Sep.22) :P
:howdy have fun at your birthday party :best
by Parabellum
2021-09-22 22:41, Wednesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

16 Breda ltv HQ: I bought two Sherman V and a TB - they already have 250 exp The battle: After the quick victory in the previous scenario, this one goes into overtime again. After initial easy successes, the resistance in the cities strengthens considerably. The Germans have a lot of ATY in the rea...
by Parabellum
2021-09-22 20:13, Wednesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

15 Defence of Chambois bv-3 :banana HQ: OS on some special units. I bought a bridge engineer. New units have 200 exp. The Battle: After a short test run, I decided on the so-called "flight forward". This involves destroying the defending German units in the two VH's as quickly as possible while def...
by Parabellum
2021-09-22 07:27, Wednesday
Forum: Polskie Forum
Topic: Alberich-G35v.5.0-25% (PL-ENG by google tlanslator)
Replies: 60
Views: 9178

Re: Alberich-G35v.5.0-25% (PL-ENG by google tlanslator)

:cool Thank you for pointing this out. I see you are successfully completing the campaign even "without" Prestige. The results are amazing. In most scenarios, you still reach the finish line many turns earlier than the designer had planned for the BV. Is this due to your experience (repeated play of...
by Parabellum
2021-09-21 17:46, Tuesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

14 Operation Totalize v (bv+6) HQ: The tank received an upgrade and can now shoot over two hex. The battle: Another bloody battle - two INF get a leader, other units more than 100 exp. In the middle of the map some minefields block the way. The really strongly defended VH's are in the south and eas...
by Parabellum
2021-09-21 09:58, Tuesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

13 Piedimonte lttv HQ: I improved my Rec.-Mov.-ATY to a really thick tube - unfortunately very little ammunition available. Edit: During the scenario, I bought a TB for the first time. The purchase options are very limited - there is only one model. Pleasing: new units have 150 exp The battle: agai...
by Parabellum
2021-09-20 20:28, Monday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

:howdy sympatyk, yes, legendary. But it's boring - there's no progress. Lots of mountains but few mountain units, rivers but no bridge pioneers available, endless ATY duels, stacked German units, small flags with pp outside the map.... there are many little things that tug at the player's nerves. 12...
by Parabellum
2021-09-18 16:50, Saturday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

11 Siege of Bardia v (bv+3) HQ: no activities. The battle: very similar to the previous scenario, only the enemy is located in the east of the map. There are no opportunities for tactical tricks . The Axis defense line is closed, all units have high entrenchment and are supported by ATY and flak. T...
by Parabellum
2021-09-16 20:37, Thursday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

10 Ghazala Breakthrough v (bv+2) HQ: Downgrade two ATY and upgrade several transports to carrier. The battle: developed well, but the nasty surprise hit me at the western edge of the map, where all the enemies had gathered. It took a while for the German ATY to use up its ammunition and then run in...
by Parabellum
2021-09-16 06:16, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Sports Thread
Replies: 145
Views: 14635

Re: Sports Thread

:howdy Ale, Germany was weak and Italy rightly entered the HF. Here it comes to the volleyball classic SRB vs. ITA, which was always exciting in the last years. The form of the day will decide, the chances are 50:50. My prediction: Poland will win at the end of the tournament. I think they have lear...
by Parabellum
2021-09-14 19:55, Tuesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

:howdy Darek, Randowe has correctly explained the use of the leader. Reconnaissance movement on ATY is a very welcome leader in OG :yes . 9 Operation Crusader bv-5 HQ: more INF (cavalry) improved to pioneers and airborne INF. The battle: more demanding than the previous scenario. There are many hexe...
by Parabellum
2021-09-14 17:32, Tuesday
Forum: CC09
Topic: CC#09 - BWDIC @100 (from Darek's PG2 archives)
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: CC#09 - BWDIC (from Darek's PG2 archives)

Image, I have never seen an AAR like this before. It used to be really time-consuming - not comparable to today's possibilities in OG.
by Parabellum
2021-09-14 17:20, Tuesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

8 Defence of Tobruk bv-1 HQ: Upgrade Capt. Zsamot to a Pioneer, 4x 75mm ATY to 87.6mm ATY and the Fighter (no cost, same price). The battle: Unspectacular. The Italians are not as strong as the Germans. The objectives are not far away and with my numerous ATY I quickly decimated the defenders and c...
by Parabellum
2021-09-14 16:44, Tuesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

Are there no tanks in the Efile or why you don`t have a tank? Poland and tanks is not a good combination at this point ;) . The tankettes are very weak compared to the German tanks, but still expensive - I prefer to buy ATY, which is much better for the many defensive battles. Most of the fighting ...
by Parabellum
2021-09-13 19:04, Monday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC#33 - FOFY @100 (from Darek's PG2 archives)
Replies: 8
Views: 249

Re: CC#33 - FOFY (from Darek's archives)

:howdy Darek, I share your opinion, an archive without content is pretty useless. That's why a few weeks ago I started to search for my old AAR's and republish them piece by piece, thus breathing a little life into the archive. I would be very happy if you would be willing to invest time and effort ...
by Parabellum
2021-09-10 16:58, Friday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

7 Lagarde lttv HQ: no activities. During the scenario I bought a Pioneer, an AT without transport and a Range-4 ATY. They were used to secure a combined SH/VH near which all defending aux units had already been eliminated by the Germans. The Battle: There are two corridors in which I can deploy my ...
by Parabellum
2021-09-09 20:20, Thursday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

6 Marne-Rhein Canal tv (v+3) HQ: I bought two Range-4 ATY and upgraded the two transportless INF to cavalry. The battle: was difficult. In my opinion, a BV is not achievable. The German INF is too strong at this point. The Allies lack experience and strong fighting units. Only bright spot: with my ...
by Parabellum
2021-09-09 19:44, Thursday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

5 Narvik bv-1 HQ: no activities The battle: was easier than I expected. The Germans have two advantages: Experienced and well entrenched paratroopers in and around Narvik and some good bombers that can do significant damage to my naval transport. However, the weather was on my side. Several turns w...
by Parabellum
2021-09-08 20:06, Wednesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

4 Defence of Warsaw loss (mandatory) HQ: I bought another Range-4 ATY and my second Range-2 AD. The battle: The result is already clear at the beginning - the player can not win. The Polish Army is encircled in Warsaw and it is only a matter of time and AI intelligence before it is completely annih...
by Parabellum
2021-09-08 14:13, Wednesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

:howdy This is your first Polish campaign? I correct myself: it is the second. The first one was "Campaign Challenge LXIV Urica's and Blitzstoper's Polish Great War 1914-1920 with Kaiser efile" But that was a completely different task. In the CC's offered here, except CC 33, there is no other campa...
by Parabellum
2021-09-08 12:21, Wednesday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 237
Views: 26941

Re: playing PG Forever against the Computer

I've just set up PG Forever on my PC. It seems to work fine...except I cannot work out how to play against the Computer. Can someone tell me how to do this please...thanks. Hello, first a note: you are not in the right forum. If you have questions about PGF, please ask them in this specific subforu...
by Parabellum
2021-09-08 09:58, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Sports Thread
Replies: 145
Views: 14635

Re: Sports Thread

:howdy Ale,
Serbia vs. Italy Highlights Final CEV-Championship 2021
Tijana BOŠKOVIĆ was good again (20 score), but Italy's "Black Pearl" was even better: Paola Ogechi EGONU (29 score) - MVP
by Parabellum
2021-09-08 09:45, Wednesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

:howdy 3 Kampinoski Forest ltbv ..... 2. i think the name of the scenario is wrong. Correct would be "Kampinos Forest" Either in Polish -> Kampinoski Las, or in English -> Kampinos Forest Oh, yeah, it's really -> virgin forest, jungle, forest, backwoods, (Urwald, Dschungel, Wildnis, Versteck) calle...
by Parabellum
2021-09-07 20:39, Tuesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

3 Kampinoski Forest ltbv At the beginning two remarks: 1. no intro file was found for the scenario! 2. i think the name of the scenario is wrong. Correct would be "Kampinos Forest" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kampinos_Forest HQ: I bought a second Range-4 ATY, a Recon and a Range-2 AD. T...
by Parabellum
2021-09-07 16:47, Tuesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

2 Bzura Breakout ltbv HQ: I bought a cavalry and a range-4 ATY. The Battle: I am familiar with the scenario. In 2015 I played it successfully as a PBEM game in the Panzer League Championship. Unfortunately, I didn't remember details, so the massive German tank attack from the south was a bit of a s...
by Parabellum
2021-09-07 10:55, Tuesday
Forum: CC33
Topic: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 % done! *
Replies: 34
Views: 875

Re: CC 33 - Para's FOFY @ 100 %

1 Bzura Counterattack bv-1 HQ: no prestige - no activities The battle: ... is relatively easy. The AI is very passive and rarely launches counterattacks. The German side is overall weaker than I expected. Many aux units are available that can capture three out of four VH's without much regard for l...