Attack Formation?

Attack Formation?

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Robban98422
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Attack Formation?

Post by Robban98422 »

Hi there,

I dont know it this is the right place to ask, But ive tried this on
BA and Tech. So guess here would be fine!

I the original Total Annihlation you could set the formation of the aircrafts when they attacked so they dont fly in like i packed ball and when one explodes all of them explode?

i remeber that it was one button and 3 types of formation. is there a lua for that or iam stupid that cant find it?
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zwzsg
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Re: Attack Formation?

Post by zwzsg »

You must be getting confused with another game. There were no planes formation in Total Annihilation.

The only way to prevent them to merge into a packed ball was to keep clicking in rhythm.

The one button with three states was set how far would units pursue enemies when attacked.
klapmongool
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Re: Attack Formation?

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En route to the target draw right mouse move orders in any formation you like at several parts along the route. They will follow those move orders.
Robban98422
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Re: Attack Formation?

Post by Robban98422 »

No iam pretty sure this existed.

Only in aircraft,

but anyhow, why is there not a widget for this?
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smoth
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Re: Attack Formation?

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Robban98422 wrote:No iam pretty sure this existed.
You are wrong.
klapmongool
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Re: Attack Formation?

Post by klapmongool »

Robban98422 wrote:No iam pretty sure this existed.

Only in aircraft,

but anyhow, why is there not a widget for this?
Because there is a far superior widget that takes care of this called custom formations.
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Silentwings
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Re: Attack Formation?

Post by Silentwings »

Just in case you haven't already worked it out - to use customformations what you need to do is
1) select a group of units
2) hold right mouse and draw out first set of waypoints
3) release right mouse, hold right mouse and draw out second set of waypoints
4) etc etc
Robban98422
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Re: Attack Formation?

Post by Robban98422 »

ok meybe it was an old Spring game or whatever then..


What kind of widgets?

i know about rightclick and make an formation that way, but in the end they still go in like a little ball and explodes
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