Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin Beta Patch
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Battlefront.com, veteran wargame developers and publishers for the Mac platform, recently updated the public beta patch for Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin, their award-winning 3D-based tactical simulation set in the infamous Eastern Front.
Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin is an extremely accurate WWII tactical simulation based on a detailed 3D engine and a revolutionary turn system. Its beautifully rendered graphics and thoroughly-researched historical data are favoured by many wargamers worldwide.
The new build addresses a few AI and feedback issues, as well as several small inaccuracies found by their strict historical research specialists, a team of notable authorities on WWII equipment and history helped by active and retired military personnel.
Here are some of the fixes included in the 1.03c public beta patch:
Though still in beta status, the build is extremely stable and the final patch is expected to be released soon.
- Ordnance aims better at soft targets just behind the crest of a ridge (i.e. on a reverse slope).
- Simulate tendency of uncapped AP ammo to shatter on high-hardness Russian armor (plates of 60mm or less, generally). This reduces, for
example, the ability of the German 37mm gun to penetrate the T-34.
- TacAI is smarter about having a tank prioritize facing its front armor toward an enemy before opening fire on that enemy, if getting the front armor oriented is more helpful than shooting.
- Chance of permanent immobilization after bogging is slightly lowered.
- Very slight reduction to tungsten penetration values, and a slight increase in the TacAI willingness to use tungsten even if the weapon has a large amount of AP on hand.
The patch is available for download in the Battlefront.com's Combat Mission forums together with a complete list of the issues fixed.
CMBB 103c beta download and fix list
Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin
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