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|08-29-2009, 12:38 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Miami, FL
The ability to Surrender and Abandon ship
The ability to Abandon ship was one of the features that I liked in SH2, that sadly did not return in 3 or 4.
If it were to return it would add to the immersion of the game. Imagine being heavily damaged unable to escape from a destroyer group. You could surrender and your campaign would automatically end. But if you managed to get away, and then abandoned the submarine, theres a chance that three different possibilities would happen depending on where you are and what year of the war it is:
A you get rescued by a friendly or neutral ship, you're returned to port and given a new ship, but not all your crew make it.
B you get captured by an enemy, you're career ends as your are arrested and kept as a prisoner.
C you and your crew end up dying at sea due to dehydration and starvation.
This would give the game a new dynamic feel to the game. Instead of every career either ending with the end of the war or your death in the submarine.
This would also play in the ability to rescue/capture other friendlies, enemies, or neutrals. Depending on who you capture/rescue you get different levels of renown. Like if you capture an enemy admiral, you get more renown then if you were to rescue a random neutral, but rescuing a friendly Admiral would net you more renown then both.