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Island capture

Island capture

Hi guys (new to the forum, and the game, actually)

So I got the game abiut a week ago and have just completed both campaigns, so i decided to have  a spot of island capturing in SP, however I can't seem to add bots, I can add bots in the other types of games (By pressing RB or LB (360)), but not on island capture, am I missing something? (please say yes).

I'm guessing taht they would do this to encourage people to go online or just because they felt like being dicks, either way, not cool.

Thanks for any replies,
PS, a sub that can launch planes??!!!! GET OUTTA HERE!!!

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Re: Island capture

Welcome on the forum, newcomer.

Yes you can't add bots on island capture maps, but at the same time adding a new bot on the enemy team would serve no purpose (the first IA already uses all the points) and adding a bot on your own side would only result of you having half the points needed to spawn units. You can't add more than one bot because it would be useless.

And yes, Japanese subs can launch some recon planes, witch is historically correct. The I-400 sub was even conceived as a submarine aircraft carrier to bombard the Panama's canal.

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Re: Island capture

Thanks for the welcome,

HHmmmm, you make some good logical points, which coincidently make look a fool! lol
Thanks for the reply, it makes perfect sense, I just wanted a place where I could play with units without having to worry about the whole (preferably quite long) battle.

I heard about the Panama Canal plan, seems like a good idea, if a little late.
And there's me thinking that carrier subs first appeared in Supreme Commander

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Re: Island capture

the I-400 were not the only subs that could launch planes  the japanese retrofited many subs to launch planes  the british also had a sub theat could launch planes but the scraped it for regular subs

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