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Wokcus
08-09-2006, 11:27 AM
On the map that comes with the US version of the game there are lines showing the extent of Allied air coverage. There's a line for 1939, 1941, and 1943. How do I interpret this information if (for example) it's 1940?

I had assumed that the expanded coverage area reflected the deployment of new (more capable) aircraft, and during 1940 the coverage would be the same as the 1939 line. Clearly this is not the case. I'm in a mission during March 1940 and I'm constantly being harassed by air attacks even when I'm well outside the 1939 line. In fact I was being attacked when I was almost outside the 1941 line.

Is there a logical explanation for this, or does the map info just not reflect the actual game experience?

BTW - the only add on I have installed currently is SH3 Commander.

Thanks

Wokcus
08-09-2006, 11:27 AM
On the map that comes with the US version of the game there are lines showing the extent of Allied air coverage. There's a line for 1939, 1941, and 1943. How do I interpret this information if (for example) it's 1940?

I had assumed that the expanded coverage area reflected the deployment of new (more capable) aircraft, and during 1940 the coverage would be the same as the 1939 line. Clearly this is not the case. I'm in a mission during March 1940 and I'm constantly being harassed by air attacks even when I'm well outside the 1939 line. In fact I was being attacked when I was almost outside the 1941 line.

Is there a logical explanation for this, or does the map info just not reflect the actual game experience?

BTW - the only add on I have installed currently is SH3 Commander.

Thanks

WilhelmSchulz.
08-09-2006, 12:37 PM
I hege it and go a year foward. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Foehammer-1
08-10-2006, 12:05 PM
Where is this? If in the middle of the Atlantic, there might be an aircraft carrier somewhere in the distance, that would explain the air attacks.

Wokcus
08-10-2006, 01:56 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Foehammer-1:
Where is this? If in the middle of the Atlantic, there might be an aircraft carrier somewhere in the distance, that would explain the air attacks. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

It was north-east of the Faroe Islands up around where the Murmansk convoy route turns east. I wondered if it might be a carrier, but I didn't think carriers were widely used in the Atlantic. (Although I admit that history is not my strong suit.)

WilhelmSchulz.
08-10-2006, 02:39 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Wokcus:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Foehammer-1:
Where is this? If in the middle of the Atlantic, there might be an aircraft carrier somewhere in the distance, that would explain the air attacks. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

It was north-east of the Faroe Islands up around where the Murmansk convoy route turns east. I wondered if it might be a carrier, but I didn't think carriers were widely used in the Atlantic. (Although I admit that history is not my strong suit.) </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
*cleares throught* escort cairrers. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif