Medic and mechanic suggestion

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Mo
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Medic and mechanic suggestion

Post by Mo »

I've thought about the issue with medics and mechanics running into the front lines, and the neatest solution I can think of would be to implement the guard command, where when selecting and moving a blob, medics are automatically set to guard the nearest infantry (unless individually selected), and similarly for mechanics with the nearest vehicle.

A side note:
I was also surprised that I could not set the radar jammer to guard a unit.

camundahl
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Post by camundahl »

Medics/Non-combat infantry should stand if asked to target a enemy building or unit instead of move right up to it.
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Mo
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Post by Mo »

The issue is not just for buildings, even for attacking units they will just run up to them if I'm not mistaken.

camundahl
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Post by camundahl »

Yes I would love to see that change.

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avalach21
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Post by avalach21 »

camundahl wrote: Medics/Non-combat infantry should stand if asked to target a enemy building or unit instead of move right up to it.
agreed.

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WhoCares
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Post by WhoCares »

I like mo's idea :

Amove on "unnarmed support units" would make them guard the nearest unit. And by doing that, they follow the unit wich is the closest without going further and at best staying few cells back.

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