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Colonel promotion? Fri, 16 August 2013 22:34
MONT MOUCHET
BREAKOUT at KLIN
SIDI REZEGH AIRFIELD
SLOPES of MT AUSTIN
POINT-Du HOC
SUOMUSSALMI
JAP CA
ARNHEM BRIDGE
GATES of MOSCOW
DUG IN AT SIDI OMAR
SUGARLOAF & HALFMOON
LIBERATION of PARIS
BREAKOUT to LISYANKA
ESCAPE via the COASTAL ROAD
MEAT GRINDER
VASSIEUX
RED BARR FAC.
FLANKING MANUVER At BIR HAKIM
WAKE ISLAND
FIRST ASSAULT WAVE
PONYRI
INTO the CAULDRON
MATANKIAU RIVER
ST VITH
PANZERS vs GRANTS
GUAM LANDINGS
SAVERNE GAP
1st ARMORED to the RESCUE
OP COBRA
HELLFIRE PASS
MORTAIN
ARRACOURT
JUNO BEACH
PEGASUS BRIDGE
SWORD
SAINTE MARE ENGLISH
TWIN VILLAGES


Well, only counting the above scenarios I have played 250 games and won over 160 of those. I have won at least game one game from each side of the 34 scenarios listed above.

I have at least 15 wins per side per front.

I have played this numer of games against each rank:

Cadets: 65 / 56-9
2 LT: 27 / 19-8
1 LT: 56 / 37-19
CAPT: 6 / 4-2 (a rare rank?)
MAJOR: 30 / 17-13
LT COL: 33 / 22-11
COL: 21 / 14-7
GEN: 23 / 14-9

No promo yet but I will keep plugging away. I hope the number of Capts I have played has nothing to do with it. I seldom see this rank Online.

In the meantime maybe one the more analytical readers could look at my officer career and see if I am missing something else?

I was promoted to Lt Col on 1/11/13 after winning as the Japanese at Meat Grinder.

[Updated on: Fri, 16 August 2013 22:38]

      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 00:14
TC,

Wish I could help, nowhere near as analytical as most that seem to pile up all that is required to promote.

I have always just played and managed to somehow get promoted to my current rank! Of course, have been here for a bit, but knowing that I am only a Colonel, at least I am only responsible for leading a certain amount of troops!

Good luck in promoting and if it is any consolation, you play as if your rank was that of Supreme Allied Commander and not just a Tank Commander!
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 01:41
How many different cadets have you played?
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 01:45
You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 01:53
See also here:

http://www.daysofwonder.com/en/msg/?th=22064&prevloaded= 1&rev=&reveal=&start=186&count=40
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 02:55
van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:41

How many different cadets have you played?



I think 65 - lol. I do not recall many (if any) repeat cadet opponents.
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 02:59
van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:45

You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis


That scenraio falls on the list of probable scenarios which do not count towards promotion, so has it really been proven to count for promotion?

I do not relish the idea of trying to win a scenario that may take 20+ attempts to succeed before that happens.
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 03:23
gonzalan wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 18:14

Good luck in promoting and if it is any consolation, you play as if your rank was that of Supreme Allied Commander and not just a Tank Commander!



Thank you kind sir.
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 03:39
tank commander wrote on Sat, 17 August 2013 01:59

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:45

You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis


That scenraio falls on the list of probable scenarios which do not count towards promotion, so has it really been proven to count for promotion?



Put it this way, I was promoted after winning it as Axis.

http://www.daysofwonder.com/memoir44-online/en/career/?id=80 3895&variant=&year=2012&start=640&count=20#w ar_diary_variants

So for me, I believe it counts for Col but not for LtCol
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 05:56
tank commander wrote on Sat, 17 August 2013 12:59

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:45

You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis


That scenraio falls on the list of probable scenarios which do not count towards promotion, so has it really been proven to count for promotion?

I do not relish the idea of trying to win a scenario that may take 20+ attempts to succeed before that happens.


Search the forum, a while ago a useful Axis strategy for G&M was posted.
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sat, 17 August 2013 07:36
Phread wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 21:56

tank commander wrote on Sat, 17 August 2013 12:59

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:45

You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis


That scenraio falls on the list of probable scenarios which do not count towards promotion, so has it really been proven to count for promotion?

I do not relish the idea of trying to win a scenario that may take 20+ attempts to succeed before that happens.


Search the forum, a while ago a useful Axis strategy for G&M was posted.



Yes..heck...guess I managed to win from that side...not sure how many attempts it might have taken me....but just proves anything is possible!!

Besides..."Tank Commander is for Laughs" just doesn't have the same ring to it!!!

Little forum humor.....


      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Sun, 18 August 2013 06:49
G&M is winnable as Axis, I feel it's easier than Anhem even. Razz

Tank Commander, if anyone can do it you can! Go for it!
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Mon, 14 October 2013 17:22
van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 21:39

tank commander wrote on Sat, 17 August 2013 01:59

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:45

You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis


That scenraio falls on the list of probable scenarios which do not count towards promotion, so has it really been proven to count for promotion?



Put it this way, I was promoted after winning it as Axis.

http://www.daysofwonder.com/memoir44-online/en/career/?id=80 3895&variant=&year=2012&start=640&count=20#w ar_diary_variants

So for me, I believe it counts for Col but not for LtCol


I can now confirm that. After winning today at that scenario I was indeed promoted.

It took me a total of three attempts to win as the Axis. In my second attempt I probably should have won but missed on a 1 fig unit on at least 2 turns.

But I am finally a Col after setting out on that goal back in mid-January.
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Mon, 14 October 2013 18:41
tank commander wrote on Mon, 14 October 2013 11:22

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 21:39

tank commander wrote on Sat, 17 August 2013 01:59

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:45

You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis


That scenraio falls on the list of probable scenarios which do not count towards promotion, so has it really been proven to count for promotion?



Put it this way, I was promoted after winning it as Axis.

http://www.daysofwonder.com/memoir44-online/en/career/?id=80 3895&variant=&year=2012&start=640&count=20#w ar_diary_variants

So for me, I believe it counts for Col but not for LtCol


I can now confirm that. After winning today at that scenario I was indeed promoted.

It took me a total of three attempts to win as the Axis. In my second attempt I probably should have won but missed on a 1 fig unit on at least 2 turns.

But I am finally a Col after setting out on that goal back in mid-January.


Mid-January to mid-October is only 9 months. It took me 15 months to make the same journey!
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Mon, 14 October 2013 20:16
Three attempts is a good go in my opinion. My Waterloo was the Liberation of Paris for making Colonel. It took me ten tries to successfully defend Paris with the Germans. Cool

Well done Tank Commander and now get cracking with those SFTF scenarios!
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Tue, 15 October 2013 08:09
Well done, we can cross that off the list then
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Tue, 15 October 2013 11:05
JAParker wrote on Mon, 14 October 2013 12:41

tank commander wrote on Mon, 14 October 2013 11:22

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 21:39

tank commander wrote on Sat, 17 August 2013 01:59

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:45

You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis


That scenraio falls on the list of probable scenarios which do not count towards promotion, so has it really been proven to count for promotion?



Put it this way, I was promoted after winning it as Axis.

http://www.daysofwonder.com/memoir44-online/en/career/?id=80 3895&variant=&year=2012&start=640&count=20#w ar_diary_variants

So for me, I believe it counts for Col but not for LtCol


I can now confirm that. After winning today at that scenario I was indeed promoted.

It took me a total of three attempts to win as the Axis. In my second attempt I probably should have won but missed on a 1 fig unit on at least 2 turns.

But I am finally a Col after setting out on that goal back in mid-January.


Mid-January to mid-October is only 9 months. It took me 15 months to make the same journey!



Did you see the player who did it in 1 month Shocked

He makes us both look like slackers Laughing
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Tue, 15 October 2013 11:14
Jeronimon wrote on Mon, 14 October 2013 14:16

Three attempts is a good go in my opinion. My Waterloo was the Liberation of Paris for making Colonel. It took me ten tries to successfully defend Paris with the Germans. Cool

Well done Tank Commander and now get cracking with those SFTF scenarios!



Thank you and I shall be going through those now.

My worst scenario (of those I won) was Operation Cobra which took 5 trys as the Germans before I won with that side.
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Tue, 15 October 2013 11:15
van Voort wrote on Tue, 15 October 2013 02:09

Well done, we can cross that off the list then



Thank you.
      
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Re:Colonel promotion? Tue, 15 October 2013 19:06
tank commander wrote on Tue, 15 October 2013 05:05

JAParker wrote on Mon, 14 October 2013 12:41

tank commander wrote on Mon, 14 October 2013 11:22

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 21:39

tank commander wrote on Sat, 17 August 2013 01:59

van Voort wrote on Fri, 16 August 2013 19:45

You need to win Gallabat & Metemma as Axis


That scenraio falls on the list of probable scenarios which do not count towards promotion, so has it really been proven to count for promotion?



Put it this way, I was promoted after winning it as Axis.

http://www.daysofwonder.com/memoir44-online/en/career/?id=80 3895&variant=&year=2012&start=640&count=20#w ar_diary_variants

So for me, I believe it counts for Col but not for LtCol


I can now confirm that. After winning today at that scenario I was indeed promoted.

It took me a total of three attempts to win as the Axis. In my second attempt I probably should have won but missed on a 1 fig unit on at least 2 turns.

But I am finally a Col after setting out on that goal back in mid-January.


Mid-January to mid-October is only 9 months. It took me 15 months to make the same journey!



Did you see the player who did it in 1 month Shocked

He makes us both look like slackers Laughing


Yes, I did. All I can say is that he obviously has a lot more time to play this game than I do!
      
    
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