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by varis
Sun 26 Mar 2017 15:41
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Videos
Replies: 758
Views: 38339

Re: Videos

Inside B-29 and in flight:

by varis
Sun 26 Mar 2017 15:01
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: [DevBlog #03] 21. Panzerdivision
Replies: 35
Views: 774

Re: [DevBlog #03] 21. Panzerdivision

Wait... you are saying the Germans didn't write down records of every round? :? 09/06/44 14 400 liters of gasoline spent in counterattack maneuvers 213 ACPR rounds spent in fierce fighting against U.S. armored spearhead 11/06/44 8 700 liters of gasoline spent in counterattack maneuvers 113 ACPR roun...
by varis
Sun 26 Mar 2017 02:49
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 942
Views: 44403

Re: What are you reading?

Just finished reading The Three Body Problem (I'm a slow reader, I know) . Should read The Grand Design . I'm still working on Sartre's L'Être et le néant ... But more recently, digging into exercise books about how to build muscle mass, lose some fat and get better conditioning. Being an old dinos...
by varis
Sun 26 Mar 2017 00:23
Forum: Wargame : Red Dragon
Topic: Why did matchmaking (ranked) fail?
Replies: 36
Views: 664

Re: Why did matchmaking (ranked) fail?

[*]Probably the most important point: You get queued up against people with similar / same ELO-Rating, so people who are an actual challenge [*] :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: If you want matchmaking, it is worthwhile to study existing implementations. For example if you read of World of * MM, you h...
by varis
Sat 25 Mar 2017 18:29
Forum: Wargame : Red Dragon
Topic: Why did matchmaking (ranked) fail?
Replies: 36
Views: 664

Re: Why did matchmaking (ranked) fail?

- Matchmaking finds a group of players, they may be of dissimilar MMR, but the players are balanced between teams so the strengths of the teams be roughly similar But if you end up against a player with a much higher MMR (or even 2 players, at higher levels), you are going to get thrashed, which is...
by varis
Fri 24 Mar 2017 02:30
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Topic: Videos
Replies: 758
Views: 38339

Re: Videos

This is very nice. How the late bronze age civilizations (may have) ended around BC 1177, a new theory:

by varis
Fri 24 Mar 2017 01:10
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Topic: Videos
Replies: 758
Views: 38339

Re: Videos

Xeno426 wrote:

Now you know more about how the world really works. And probably feel more cynical as well.


Thanks. Nice and convincing, interesting theory by the looks of it :)
by varis
Fri 24 Mar 2017 00:56
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Videos
Replies: 758
Views: 38339

Re: Videos

Very brief history of WW2 with combat footage:

by varis
Thu 23 Mar 2017 22:27
Forum: Wargame : Red Dragon
Topic: Why did matchmaking (ranked) fail?
Replies: 36
Views: 664

Re: Why did matchmaking (ranked) fail?

And what you wrote seems to be fairly one sided and biased and slightly implies yet another crusade of yours where total destruction no time limit is the superior game mode. If it's biased towards the total destruction mindset, then it is just one valid answer. I would like to see all the answers, ...
by varis
Thu 23 Mar 2017 18:08
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: [DevBlog #03] 21. Panzerdivision
Replies: 35
Views: 774

Re: [DevBlog #03] 21. Panzerdivision

Quite a story! Gives me some ideas to be used elsewhere :) Dubbed Rommel’s Zirkus because of its motley assortment of vehicles, 21. Panzer was at the same time under-equipped yet more mechanized than most of its sister Panzerdivisionen, thanks for Becker’s SPG and half-tracks which it had in greates...

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