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Mspot 04-16-2018 07:53 PM

Depth view-port, turn-about, and depth input
 
Four items I think would be quite helpful in the new, upcoming version -- if it's not too late. In no particular order...

  1. While in a mission, campaign style, I sometimes, often times, forget the mission orders. Would be nice to be able to read those when I, currently, press the escape key. You know, like, add a Review Orders button?
  2. The depth port window currently scales in increments of 1,000. Can it be scaled to a smaller depth than 1,000-feet for those missions where we are in shallow waters? That sea bottom line confuses me sometimes while sh-t is happening.
  3. Currently, the depth maneuver is in 50-feet increments. Can a feature be included that allows us to input a precise depth? Such as, maybe I want to go to 920-feet, not 900-feet, or 950-feet.
  4. Turn about maneuvers for the torpedoes: it is my understanding that the American torpedoes, perhaps other non-American torpedoes, perform a turn about maneuver when their seeker software discerns it is homing in on an American vessel. I think this began with the advent of the Mk48 (could be mistaken). Is that a feature that can be implemented? Sure would be nice during those times when I'm knife fighting an enemy vessel and I've lost the wire to my torpedo.
Just some ideas I thought would be nice additions to the otherwise superlative game.

SiegDerMaus 04-17-2018 01:24 PM

You can already review your orders, just click on the button that says "Brief" up in upper left corner by the date. :salute:

Mspot 04-18-2018 09:41 AM

No. Not while I'm transiting the oceans (top-down map view with country and city names); while I'm actually in the mission hunting, stalking, engaging, and my crew is calling out while I'm...doing all the things I'm doing.

Topo65 04-18-2018 01:48 PM

You can take a screenshot to the brief (F12 in Steam), and then alt-tab to see it when you need read it.

Shibster 04-18-2018 09:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Topo65 (Post 2549958)
You can take a screenshot to the brief (F12 in Steam), and then alt-tab to see it when you need read it.

That's not a bad idea. I think I'll paste a screenshot into paint and leave it on my second monitor. Hopefully it doesn't just come out as a black image.

Julhelm 04-19-2018 05:50 AM

Middle mouse button during strategic map allows you to view orders.

Shibster 04-19-2018 10:46 AM

That is pretty handy. Thank you!


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