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Index of Tactical Tips
11-18-2007, 03:38 AM, (This post was last modified: 12-08-2007, 04:11 AM by RedDevil.)
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Index of Tactical Tips
The index is split into sections to help organize it, with a very short description to help identify key themes followed by the author’s title of their thread along with a link to the thread itself.

Combat Mission General Tactics and Miscellaneous

The “3Ds” of Combat Mission
http://www.theblitz.org/archive/showthre...?tid=34932

Lifecycle of a CM meeting engagement
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=42622

What everyone should know about Quick Battles
http://www.theblitz.org/archive/showthre...?tid=33518

Armour Tactics – Suggestions for Combat Mission Games
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=118

You Can’t Win ‘Em All
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43313

Tips from the Frontline
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43128

Infantry on the move
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=144

Misc Artillery and Smoke tips
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=145

Murphy’s Laws of CM combat
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=143

CM rule sets
http://www.theblitz.org/cm_rule_sets/index.php


General Attack
Attacking
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39885

Remember to whistle while you flank…. ATTACKS
http://www.theblitz.org/archive/showthre...?tid=33694

Armour Tactics
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=118

Anatomy of an Attack
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=154

Urban Combat: Attacking
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=152


General Defend
Defending – Defending; Defending a town
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39884
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=42611

Ambushes – Ambush
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40078

Anti-Armour Defense Network
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=153

The Anti-Infantry Defense Network
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=151

Lines of Drift and the Defense
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=149

Machine Guns on the defense
http://www.theblitz.org/articles/strateg...php?id=148


Combat Mission Game Mechanics

Spotting, Exposure and Cover, Movement

Spotting Distances - You eyeballin' me boy?
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39831

Spotting Distances in Foxholes – Foxholes
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39833

Spotting Distances in Trenches – Trenches
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39868

Blocking Lines of Sight – LOS blocking
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39867

Blocking Lines of Sight – Smoke shells; Burning Tank Blocks LOS
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39882
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43182

Blocking Lines of Sight – Dust
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39888

Blocking Lines of Sight – Hide; Hiding tanks; LOS sometimes through house
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40172
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40290
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39835

Exposure/Cover Tests – Cover Story
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39848

Exposure/Cover Tests – Walls
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39856

Exposure/Cover Tests – Small Hedges
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39872

Exposure/Cover Tests – Tall Hedges
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39855

Exposure/Cover Tests - Tanks in scattered trees
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40005

Movement speed – Up to speed; ski troops
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39839
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40437

Movement, crossing obstacles – Who can cross what
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40045

Movement, burning obstacles - Burning tiles
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40974


Tanks

Tank armour penetration – Tank Gunnery
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41598

Tank armour protection – Amour ratings
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41682

Tank Rate of Fire – Rates of fire
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39886

Tank Crew Quality – Crew quality affects hit chance; How to use inferior tank crews?
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39985
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43041

Tank Accuracy – Blowing in the wind; Higher muzzle velocity = better accuracy
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40199
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41559

Using a Tank Pack - Line of death; Gun! Gun! Gun! Fighting Tight
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39871
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39873
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39830

Tank Shooting through Keyholes - Keyholing
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39844

Tank should face enemy tanks – Facing up to it
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39845

Tank in hull-down – Hulldown
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39852

Tank firing on move – Drive-by shooting; Moving target
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39987
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39989

Tank Shoot and Scoot – Shoot&Scoot
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=42354

Setting Cover Arcs - No arcs-no chance
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39836

Area Fire - 20 metres area-fire buffer zone; bad aim can be good
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39838
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41789

Area fire – Units may cancel area-fire
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39859

Turning Tank – Turning tanks
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39826

Tank Buttoning – Button it!
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40228

Tank MGs – Let’s be flexible
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39843

Tank MGs – Rear-firing MG’s
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39874

Tank firing MGs with Damaged Main Gun - Damaged guns
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39889
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39927

Setting Tank paths – Sloping off; Squeezing through; Vehicle Proxity to Buildings
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39847
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39861
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39932

Tank noise – Sound proposition
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40307

Tanks using tungsten – Tungsten displikes sloped armour
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40434

Tank Vulnerable in built up areas – This is why tanks suffer in a built up area
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39902

Tank can crush ATGs – A crush on you
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39840

Tank stand-off - Itty Bitty Little Kitty
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41597

Tank armour penetration – Tackling the T-34 in 1941; How to kill a Tiger in 1943; Defeating the M3 Grant in 1942; Panther Vs Tiger
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39934
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40266
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=42728
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=42936

Tank with two guns - Grants two guns
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39876

Anti-Tank Guns

ATG setup times – Gun setup times
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39846

ATG Rate of Fire – Rates of fire
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39886

ATG penetration – Gun ratings
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41725

ATG visibility - Losing LOS to an ATG
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43362


Artillery / Mortar / Guns / Fortifications

Using Artillery or Mortar - Treebursts
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39879

Target Reference Points – TRP’s; Artillery
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39881
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39883

Using Artillery or Mortar - Artillery plotting
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40382

Using Artillery – 150mm Gun v. T-34’s; 150mm v Light Armour
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39906
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39919
[Picture links broken but text explains use of area fire]

Using Mortar - Best Uses/Practices for: Small caliber Light Mortars
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40262

Off Board Artillery Question
http://www.theblitz.org/archive/showthre...?tid=33670

Anti-aircraft – Taking flak; So just how good is that AA gun, anyway?
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39842
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41650

Anti-tank and Anti-personnel mines – Mine Kampf; use of minefields in defense
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39914
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41804

Barbed Wire – Barbed Wire
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41802

Obstacles – Russian pillboxes in early 1941
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=42844


Other AFV

Light vehicles – Gun Armed Halftracks; Flak vehicles; Assault halftracks [SPW 251/9]
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43205
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43225
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43307

Light vehicles - Best Uses/Practices for: Halftracks
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40381

Using Other AFV - Best Use/Practices for: Marders and SP Guns
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40462

Scout Cars – Do you use scout cars in MEs?
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=42623

Open top vehicles - Open-tops very fragile
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40046

Light armour is vulnerable – Oh blast
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39834


Infantry

Infantry attacking tanks – Infantry against Armour; Tigers v Infantry; Whoosh
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39877
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39903
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39849

Infantry attacking light armour – Ampulomet; MG’s can kill armour
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39972
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39837

Effective use of small calibre AT guns in late war scenarios
http://www.theblitz.org/archive/showthre...?tid=33848

Factory Combat – Factory Combat
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40896

Heavy Woods infantry combat - tips
http://www.theblitz.org/archive/showthre...?tid=34040

Infantry and MG ammunition - Never out of ammo
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39860

Collateral Damage/Suppression – Let us spray
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40443

Sharpshooters – Sharpshooter movement test; Snipers; have scope, will travel…
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40864
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39828
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=42810

Flamethrowers – Best Uses/Practices: Flamethrowers; Hot stuff
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41420
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39862

LMG - Best Uses/Practices for: 2 man LMG units
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40195

German infantry – Why German Infantry are superior (you must read!)
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41558

Human Wave – Soviet Human Wave
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41585

Number of Infantry in buildings - Housing situation
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39853


Miscellaneous

Taking flags - Flag possession
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39851

The significance of “Command” – tips; Take me to your leader
http://www.theblitz.org/archive/showthre...?tid=32950
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39841

Transport carry capacity – Transport
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39990

Adjusting waypoints - Waypoint dragging
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39869

Blowing up a bridge – Bridge work
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39887

Attacking a trench – Here is a series of pictures
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39905

Quick Battle Purchasing Units - Tanks on the cheap
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39993

Unspotted unit is dead – Nifty little tip…
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=41649

See who is on a Vehicle – Keep on truckin’
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39857

See who is in rubble - Who’s in rubble
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=39858

Craters – Craters, the hole truth
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=40416

Wrecks - Moving armour wrecks
http://www.theblitz.org/message_boards/s...?tid=43363



** Thanks for your efforts mate! Dev


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