Multiple building construction

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Multiple building construction

Postby javierkaiser » 08 Sep 2009, 07:22

Well, I found that maybe an improvement to make, would be able to construct building in an easier way.
An idea could be to make it work like building multiples oil derricks, in which case you press "control" and clicks on many oil sources.
For example, I want to make 100 bunkers, and I only have one truck. The only option would be select to make one, wait, an then repeat x99. One idea could be press "control" when you're positioning the build, and being able to make a queue, so the tuck finish one and then moves to another automatically. Or maybe it could work like walls, instead of just make a bunker, you select a range of bunkers to make.
Or maybe a "repeat last building" button.
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Re: Multiple building construction

Postby BulletMagnet » 08 Sep 2009, 07:26

/BulletMagnet likes this; a lot.

Supreme Commander does this to great success.
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Re: Multiple building construction

Postby Zarel » 08 Sep 2009, 08:06

Um, we already have that.

Just hold down Ctrl (or Shift) while telling the truck to build a ton of structures, and it'll queue up the build commands.
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Re: Multiple building construction

Postby BulletMagnet » 08 Sep 2009, 11:45

well, it's never worked for me as well as it did in SupCom.

/BulletMagnet shall have to double-check this.
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Re: Multiple building construction

Postby Kacen » 08 Sep 2009, 13:40

BulletMagnet wrote:well, it's never worked for me as well as it did in SupCom.

/BulletMagnet shall have to double-check this.

Well Supcom has the most advanced queuing system in any RTS game I've ever played...but that's mainly because due to the strategy and way the game works, such things are more necessary in it. Much in the same that most RTS games have waypoints, but it's only in Supcom that I found myself using them extensively (hell in some others I never find myself using the feature). Because of such, unironically, it has the most advanced waypoint system in any RTS game I've ever played.
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Re: Multiple building construction

Postby javierkaiser » 08 Sep 2009, 15:14

Zarel wrote:Um, we already have that.

Just hold down Ctrl (or Shift) while telling the truck to build a ton of structures, and it'll queue up the build commands.


Mmm, maybe I didn't do it well while trying :-S ... I will have to keep trying them
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Re: Multiple building construction

Postby mariareese » 22 Aug 2017, 11:53

I am too late to this I think, working for the building construction ..
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Re: Multiple building construction

Postby Twister22 » 10 Sep 2017, 21:25

mariareese wrote:I am too late to this I think, working for the building construction ..

seriously!! why would you reply to an old post? :annoyed:
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