The "How to play..." Series

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F50
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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But that's still good advice. Recently I have found that religiously pressing CTRL+V really helps (perhaps its obvious, but I didn't discover its usefulness until recently).
G-$
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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I'm a new player, and I would prefer if posters in this and other how to play threads respected that and didn't use acronyms. When they use the acronyms it is because they are debating the merits of the faction, but they are using a mode of communication that excludes new players from understanding.

From an efficiency point of view, what's better? A) Every new player having to find the acronym wiki and look up the acronym every time they come across one, or B) The poster typing a few more characters. It especially makes sense if you consider that there might be *gasp* casual players out there.

Anyway, someone linked me the wiki for acronyms...
AI wrote:There is a wiki page that explains most acronyms.
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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just something i could do: Translate it into German^^ just some idea if no one has already offered it
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JW
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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Drydd wrote:just something i could do: Translate it into German^^ just some idea if no one has already offered it
I don't see why not. :)
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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Well just send me the .txt data to my E-Mail: drydd@live.com and i get right to work^^
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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F50 wrote:But that's still good advice. Recently I have found that religiously pressing CTRL+V really helps (perhaps its obvious, but I didn't discover its usefulness until recently).
I just learned about this recently. This is CRUCIAL to playing this game well. It really should be more clearly taught to the noob players, perhaps in one of the noob campaigns.
AssassinT90
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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AThousandYoung wrote:
F50 wrote:But that's still good advice. Recently I have found that religiously pressing CTRL+V really helps (perhaps its obvious, but I didn't discover its usefulness until recently).
I just learned about this recently. This is CRUCIAL to playing this game well. It really should be more clearly taught to the noob players, perhaps in one of the noob campaigns.
I think you meant "newbie".
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JW
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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So...I've been wondering for a while who added this to the OP:
General elements of the game strategy(not done yet):
Economy
About luck and risk management
Recruitment patterns
Unit synergy
XP saving and leveling decisions
Proper use of abilities and weapon specials
Special advices regarding team games
MP netiquette

Individual guides on each of the default MP maps(not done yet)
:?: :?: :?:

I mean, the original project never got finished....so why add even more to the fray? Who was going to write those guides?
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Froobloops
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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I really wish you would continue with this series. It has helped me a lot.
The best way to win a game in Wesnoth is "All your base are belong to us".
Euthanatos93
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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http://www.wesnoth.org/forum/viewtopic. ... 51&start=0

For ANL, which is a default MP scenario. =)
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Hulavuta
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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That was kind of random.
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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I wrote the guide. I keep it updated. It's a default MP scenario. How is that...random?
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Re: The "How to play..." Series

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Isn't this a strategy guide on the factions of Wesnoth? It doesn't really have much to do with special scenarios. I also don't know if this is a big deal for stickies, but it's also a revival.
F:tGJ, Saurian Campaign
The Southern Chains, a fanfic
“The difference between winners and champions is that champions are more consistent."
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