CW4 gameplay suggestion

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Alastair_Stokell

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on: June 28, 2020, 09:12:38 am
I remember the days of playing Command & Conquer and being able to create numbered squads for quick recall and commands. I know there is a new "create squad" feature in CW4 but from watching all dev videos it hasn't really been shown very much.

Would you perhaps consider having a numbering system to group and name the squads? C&C for example was "ctrl + #". # being the number for the new squad. Then simply pressing the squad number selected all the units for orders.

Something seemingly simple that can speed up gameplay. I'm not a game dev so have no idea how something like could be implemented without messing with the soon to be added building shortcut keys as in CW3.




miquelfire

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Reply #1 on: June 28, 2020, 12:22:22 pm
The 1.1 demo already has the building shortcut keys. (F# are the group keys BTW)



Karsten75

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Reply #2 on: June 28, 2020, 04:53:13 pm
I will write up something on the Squad system, as I'm pretty proud of it. I also think it's fairly advance in concept and superior to the old system of numbered squads we used in CW3.

Edit: right now the wiki is in such a mess, I can't even find a good place to write it up. We need to make several structural improvements to the wiki before I can do anything sensible. If, by the time the game is released  and access to the wiki is less restricted, I have not yet written something, please remind me.
« Last Edit: June 28, 2020, 05:09:26 pm by Karsten75 »

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Alastair_Stokell

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Reply #3 on: July 01, 2020, 03:02:23 am
Nevermind. Figured it out
« Last Edit: July 01, 2020, 05:46:30 am by Alastair_Stokell »