Panther War College
Panther War College (PWC) is a place for players to sharpen their command skills. The realism of the Airborne Assault Series is such that a grasp of some basic principles (based on actual history) will improve your game.
Start with the article about the topic and then head over to the PWC forums at Matrix Games to see what others are saying and to share your thoughts. Then put your learning to the test in custom scenarios.
When visiting the PWC forum, we ask two things. (1) Don't be shy: there are no silly questions, we are all learning. (2) Constructive criticism: learn to give it and to receive it. Always remember that the written word lacks the contextual information of tone and body language. A well-placed smiley can go a long way!
LESSON 1: How well can you see through the fog of war? In Airborne Assault games, that metaphorical fog can be thick and hiding a lot more than you bargain for. So the use of tactical recon is a must if you want to find, fix, and defeat the enemy. This lesson provides a thorough understanding of the history and principles of tactical recon, as well as scenarios to sharpen your skills. Read on...