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An overview of the Black Hole ground vehicles, some links and some mechanics!

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To kick things off, we're still alive, don't worry! We've just been busy on other things as well as Frontline is all! As well as working on our other mod, Red Alert 3 Synergy, we've made the 8 Black Hole ground vehicles!


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And here's a render of them all! I've posted everything we have so far at SighNapse.net!



We've long been discussing new mechanics to take away part of the "C&Cness" from the gameplay and have come to the following suggestions:

1) Units "lock" into combat, by this we mean when attacking or being attacked, units slow down considerably. This makes hit and run attacks more difficult.

2) Unit firepower degrades with health. In Advance Wars, a 10/10hp tank will do much more damage than a 1/10hp tank, this increases the value of new units and makes it more important to repair existing ones.

Let us know what you think!



Also give a big thumbs up to Lee Barguss for making us some new Frontline page graphics in the style of the Advance Wars 1 box art!


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Want to make Frontline a better game? Spread the word, let's kick up a community around here! If you're on a different forum outside of moddb then be sure to get in contact with us through e-mail (on our userpages) or via Facebook and we'll be sure to drop by!

Don't forget to check out our other mod, Red Alert 3 Synergy too and be sure to like us on Facebook for the latest Frontline news before we post it on moddb!


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SlayerX3
SlayerX3

Nice

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SPR
SPR

Looks good

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Joshh
Joshh

The whole "locking into combat" sounds very cool and is a good way to represent a tbs game in rts. However, I'm worried about APCs and infantry if they are locked in - they often rely on speed in a fight to either move or hit.

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R3ven
R3ven

Only units that can attack can lock in, and they will only lock in when fighting units they can target.

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Zeke_Dlyoung
Zeke_Dlyoung

interesting...

can't wait to see the new mechanics in action :D

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leebarguss Creator
leebarguss

Thanks for the mention Dave :)

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x3nu
x3nu

So, will this be full tbs or have tbs like mechanics?

Your doing a great job capturing the look, btw ;)

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TotallySnappy Author
TotallySnappy

Well it's an RTS game so it'll be in real time. We're trying to make a mixture by making it real time but not clickmashbuttonspam, for example locking combat will slow down the game as will terrain effects

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horny97
horny97

looks AWESOME specially like the new box art ;D

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Fellgrave
Fellgrave

Two questions. Where's the Neotank? And will you add any Dual Strike or Days of Ruin units?

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TotallySnappy Author
TotallySnappy

At the moment we're just making AW1 content (minus the Black Hole as an individual army)

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