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April 22, 2005 6:31:56 AM

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Does anyone now if the "capture" works in ground attack. And how it is
supposed to work?

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April 22, 2005 6:47:19 AM

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Yes, it works. Simply said Capture works very similiar to CrushKill
Destroy. Th edifference is that you will have higher losses in troops,
but will get more prisoners alive. Search this forum for more details,
please.
April 22, 2005 6:52:20 AM

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Sparrow wrote:
> Yes, it works. Simply said Capture works very similiar to CrushKill
> Destroy. Th edifference is that you will have higher losses in
troops,
> but will get more prisoners alive. Search this forum for more
details,
> please.

Yeah that's what I thought

But what about the order which gets most likely the possibility to
attck first "crushKillDestroy" or "capture" if enemy has the
CrushKill...
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Anonymous
April 22, 2005 7:03:47 PM

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You can regard mode 5 as a modification of mode 4 with different kill and loss parameters for special ground combat phases. Both
will be executed within the same piece of code. Still the luck decides if a mode 4 or mode 5 attacks first if they meet.

GFM GToeroe

"Nosferatu" <tomi.ristimaki@netikka.fi> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:1114163540.094986.224730@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com...
>
> Sparrow wrote:
> > Yes, it works. Simply said Capture works very similiar to CrushKill
> > Destroy. Th edifference is that you will have higher losses in
> troops,
> > but will get more prisoners alive. Search this forum for more
> details,
> > please.
>
> Yeah that's what I thought
>
> But what about the order which gets most likely the possibility to
> attck first "crushKillDestroy" or "capture" if enemy has the
> CrushKill...
>
Anonymous
April 24, 2005 10:11:10 AM

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Gabor Törö wrote:
> You can regard mode 5 as a modification of mode 4 with different kill
and loss parameters for special ground combat phases. Both
> will be executed within the same piece of code. Still the luck
decides if a mode 4 or mode 5 attacks first if they meet.
>
> GFM GToeroe
>
> "Nosferatu" <tomi.ristimaki@netikka.fi> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:1114163540.094986.224730@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com...
> >
> > Sparrow wrote:
> > > Yes, it works. Simply said Capture works very similiar to
CrushKill
> > > Destroy. Th edifference is that you will have higher losses in
> > troops,
> > > but will get more prisoners alive. Search this forum for more
> > details,
> > > please.
> >
> > Yeah that's what I thought
> >
> > But what about the order which gets most likely the possibility to
> > attck first "crushKillDestroy" or "capture" if enemy has the
> > CrushKill...
> >


Easiest way to vercome this is to attack the enemy base with 'deep
ground patrols' to wither down the enemy forces.
This will take about 3-5 turns.
After that (all eneym troops and crew are dead) just 'capture base' and
will have no problem to caputre amost all enemy colonists ;^)
You have to have a blockade over the planet all the time of course...

Mr.Hyde
Anonymous
April 25, 2005 11:51:06 PM

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Well, it could take more turns if he returns to peaceful. Then no combat occurs at all.


<mister.hyde@gmx.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag news:1114348270.775157.204730@f14g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...
Gabor Törö wrote:
> You can regard mode 5 as a modification of mode 4 with different kill
and loss parameters for special ground combat phases. Both
> will be executed within the same piece of code. Still the luck
decides if a mode 4 or mode 5 attacks first if they meet.
>
> GFM GToeroe
>
> "Nosferatu" <tomi.ristimaki@netikka.fi> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:1114163540.094986.224730@z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com...
> >
> > Sparrow wrote:
> > > Yes, it works. Simply said Capture works very similiar to
CrushKill
> > > Destroy. Th edifference is that you will have higher losses in
> > troops,
> > > but will get more prisoners alive. Search this forum for more
> > details,
> > > please.
> >
> > Yeah that's what I thought
> >
> > But what about the order which gets most likely the possibility to
> > attck first "crushKillDestroy" or "capture" if enemy has the
> > CrushKill...
> >


Easiest way to vercome this is to attack the enemy base with 'deep
ground patrols' to wither down the enemy forces.
This will take about 3-5 turns.
After that (all eneym troops and crew are dead) just 'capture base' and
will have no problem to caputre amost all enemy colonists ;^)
You have to have a blockade over the planet all the time of course...

Mr.Hyde
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