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Old 12-03-2009, 11:34 AM
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Are you going to implement a button wich will highlight all your units and enemy units? Cause sometimes battles can get chaotic and it gets confusing wich units are yours and wich are your enemy's.

btw if you are afraid people can use these buttons to find units on great distance you implement something that will only highlight your own units and enemy units that are in combat.

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Old 12-03-2009, 04:57 PM
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sorry if this topic has been brought forward already.
Are you going to implement a button wich will highlight all your units and enemy units? Cause sometimes battles can get chaotic and it gets confusing wich units are yours and wich are your enemy's.

btw if you are afraid people can use these buttons to find units on great distance you implement something that will only highlight your own units and enemy units that are in combat.

just some thought
i think this would be a useful feature, especially with large scale battles you need to be able to see who's who.
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Old 12-04-2009, 06:43 AM
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You should be able to tell whose units are whose generally because they will be different colors. I'm pretty sure that the total war series had this and it was great because the battle could get quite chaotic.
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Old 12-04-2009, 03:13 PM
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In most games units have at least a faint outline in their colour, if they are behind objects usually that outline becomes stronger
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I'm guessing your and enemy units will be of a different race most of the time but it could be useful. Though I've never needed it in any rts I've played so far.
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this would be a useful feature if you are playing say.....humans vs humans, and your colors a blue, and the enemies colors are purple, with hundreds of units dukeing it out while arrows rain down, buidlings getting demolished and forest fires running havoc, a highlighting feature would be immensely helpful at locating and differentiating friendly and enemy units.
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