Since december 2012 Battlestations: Midway is supported by GameSpy no longer. The only one possibility for Midway players is GameRanger. Please visit www.gameranger.com, download Gameranger client and make new account. You can find other Midway players in the Gameranger rooms. BS:M patch 1.1.1 is required to play online battles. Iowa Mission Pack and Midway Modders Mappacks 1 and 2 are recommended.

Increasing Your Chances of Winning

Increasing Your Chances of Winning

There have been a few posts about how to win--everything from being an expert on WWII (Ha!) to being brave (Ha again).

One of the key things I've found is to keep an eye on the big picture--be aware of the larger situation.  It means checking the map view often, watch where your units are, where your team's units are, and where the enemy is and what they're doing.  Think ahead.  Keep ships moving, don't leave them behind.  Don't micro-manage repairs, just set on full flood control and leave it.  Watch your aiming point in ship vs ship fighting (won't give you my secrets here--you figure them out).

And for last, try not to play with noobs on your side!

ijn1944
Fart
Lieutenant
Activity Points: 319
ranks
useravatar
Offline
84 Posts
User info in posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Re: Increasing Your Chances of Winning

Another thing to increase your chances of winning is to work together. Even when you have a noob in your team, don't yell at him (unless he's a prick or he's called Tipsy ag ) but try to help him instead. Adjust your strategy to every possible scenario. Launch well co-ordinated attack waves and use the subs in your advantage to scare the shit of your opponents, and never give up the fighting spirit.

Xfire: thyske
Skype: M0n3yBE
Xbox Live: M0n3yBE
Battlestations: Midway (PC) : M0n3yBE
Company of Heroes : M0n3y

M0n3y
God.
Moderator
Activity Points: 1943
ranks
useravatar
Offline
1141 Posts
User info in posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Re: Increasing Your Chances of Winning

I agree, team coordination is very important.  Another thing to remember in bb vs bb fighting is to fight from your bb when engaging a bb.  I've seen many players go down because they rely on AI for thier bb and fight the opposing bb with a dd or cl.  The bb opponent just blows away the bb while the other guy zips around clueless in a dd.

Yes, it's amazing how panicky some players get when a sub is near.  I've seen jap players on sibuyan take yamato and musashi and hide in far away corners.

ijn1944
Fart
Lieutenant
Activity Points: 319
ranks
useravatar
Offline
84 Posts
User info in posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Re: Increasing Your Chances of Winning

Hehe, subs can be very scaring when used properly ag

Xfire: thyske
Skype: M0n3yBE
Xbox Live: M0n3yBE
Battlestations: Midway (PC) : M0n3yBE
Company of Heroes : M0n3y

M0n3y
God.
Moderator
Activity Points: 1943
ranks
useravatar
Offline
1141 Posts
User info in posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Re: Increasing Your Chances of Winning

yet when I play: D

I only win   ----> My good old proverb  ab
Squadron Players Battlestations Midway ---> http://www.xfire.com/communities/bandito/
http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/2878/100dollar03june.gif

Adi_POL
Old Veteran
Commodore
Activity Points: 2040
ranks
useravatar
Offline
1138 Posts
User info in posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Board Info

Board Stats:
 
Total Topics:
1690
Total Polls:
69
Total Posts:
23070
Dormant:
User Info:
 
Total Users:
20718
Newest User:
ngan34017136902821
Members Online:
0
Guests Online:
641

Online: 
There are no members online

Forum Legend:

 Topic
 New
 Locked
 Sticky
 Active
 New/Active
 New/Locked
 New Sticky
 Locked/Active
 Active/Sticky
 Sticky/Locked
 Sticky/Active/Locked

Login Form

Battlestations Shoutbox

Latest Message: 2 days, 1 hour ago
  • N_Trainz : Legendary Da: Its now live on Moddb and here is the link, requires a Batlestations Midway game to be installed to work «link» - midway - skinpack/addons/international - bsm - collection - light - version Enjoy
  • Runsva : are we still talikg about the zyy modding pack??
  • N_Trainz : Yeah I wanted to do this, but the installers were being a pain giving me errors about something. I finally got it working, and just figured out how to make the updater now since it'll be two parts with one containing the misc files and the other mostly the mpak files. It'll be a stand - alone DLC mod just like the Bismarck Mission Pack was. Like I said I plan to have it all completed and uploaded by this weekend
  • Legendary Da : No, no, not problem at all; I am already grateful that you were thinking about this subject, I can wait as long as you need to. Thanks for the help (again), and feel no need to rush this subject; we all know that the life comes first. :)
  • N_Trainz : Hope you won't mind the wait, it'll be worth it if you ask me, and yes I do understand that you can't download due to that cap Mege has. I heard the PM was down, but haven't tried it as I been busy helping the BSmodHQ team with things and then those that are life - in - general.
  • N_Trainz : To Legendary Da: I been trying to work on that actually, what I'm experiencing is the pack size> I already made it a light version of the mod, so hopefully this weekend maybe, might be sooner
  • Legendary Da : To N_Trainz: So, um... I can't exactly download from Mega for some reason; so could u upload that mod to Moddb? I am sorry for making extra work for you, and I TOTALLY understand if u can't upload it again; so, do as you want; I just wanted to say somehow I couldn't dl the mod (btw, why isn't the PM working?). U don't have to post the link either; I'll find it from the site if u upload it. Thanks whatever u do, and so sorry for the extra wish. :/
  • Runsva : Anyone there??
  • Runsva : That is on the zyy modding pack v1.0.3 forum.
  • Runsva : If that hepls...
  • Runsva : The link that I donloaded from is the one message before the last one on page 4 on this forum because all the others are for some reason down.
  • YamatoFavor : Zyy eh... doubt I installed successfully and seems like I lost the build
  • Axis_Crusher : Well I am aware of that mod, but I've never installed it. I'll ask around if I can find someone that successfully installed it.
  • Runsva : The zyy modding pack v1.0.3
  • Axis_Crusher : Just so we're on the same page which mod are you trying to install?
  • Runsva : Game*
  • Runsva : Do i need to make a copy of my gamr folder like Battlestations Midway?
  • Runsva : No I didn't install it into a separate directory, it is in steamapps - - > common like any other steam game.
  • Runsva : pls help me fix it i really want to play this mod :D
  • Runsva : and i copied every file to the mpak folder in the bsp directory, and when i try to run it it just crahes onthe main menu screen

Only registered users are allowed to post

Now Online

None

Birthdays

BusyOCAMPO Send PM
birthday will tomorrow

samuraj Send PM
birthday will Wednesday, 01 March 2017

Gabriel_03 Send PM
birthday will Thursday, 02 March 2017