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Greetings, Earthlings! (a nod to _Flash_Gordon_, a great flick)

I use Linux (Ubuntu) as the OS on my main "internet" computer, with Firefox as my browser. I have the latest Flash plugin, but when I try to go to the tutorial all I get is a white screen. I have checked out scads of forums and none of the suggestions pertaining to Adobe, Flash and Shockwave and a "white screen" issue have worked for me. I keep getting the white screen (despite the constant, empty declarations of [SOLVED!] you read on those forums).

How vital is the tutorial (or Flash, for that matter) for playing the game? Is it necessary ONLY for the tutorial but not for the game itself?

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Hi Chet,

The game itself is written in Flash, so we'll have to get that sorted in order to play. What browser are you using?

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Firefox in my Linux computer. The other computer has Windows 7 with Chrome as the browser.

Just typing this out gives me the distinct impression that I am working with some downright ancient equipment. Ah, well. You run into these sorts of issues when you're not exactly a computer guy.



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Firefox in my Linux computer. The other computer has Windows 7 with Chrome as the browser.

Just typing this out gives me the distinct impression that I am working with some downright ancient equipment. Ah, well. You run into these sorts of issues when you're not exactly a computer guy.



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Chet,

My brother has trouble using Safari as a browser. It's not that you are antiquated....the platform for C63 is. I find that Windows 7 and IE works best, with up-to-date Flashplayer.

Jeff is working on an updated solution.

The tutorial is not important. Read the on-line manual and ask questions.....everyone here is very helpful. Not everything is clear from the manual.

Post any questions....this is a great game!

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R. Banford

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Thanks, man!

Yeah, this game looks interesting. I have always been partial to that old Avalon Hill style, and I like the idea of playing that style but playing team vs team.
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Thanks, man!

Yeah, this game looks interesting. I have always been partial to that old Avalon Hill style, and I like the idea of playing that style but playing team vs team.
2v2 is great fun! Haven't tried a bigger game....might be too much to put together.
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Thanks, man!

Yeah, this game looks interesting. I have always been partial to that old Avalon Hill style, and I like the idea of playing that style but playing team vs team.
I grew up on AH, starting with Blitzkrieg

While similar with hex grids, movement, ZOCs, etc., this one is a bit more complicated in execution and a lot more realistic in recreating the "fog of war".

As I understand it, orders are executed 1 hour at a time. Units don't always do what you ordered them to do, especially if their morale and/or fitness are low. I think that leadership also has an effect, based on who is left in charge.

Enjoy, and ask questions!

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