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Please review this odd game...

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---This is a mirror game I was playing against another Indian player. I found myself surprised that I had as many problems as I did beating this palyer since they only had a 25 level HC. My performance aside there are some very odd things when watching through the locked view of the other player.
---There is a considerable amount of the game where the point of view never changes but the person is moving units all over the map. I understand you can have assigned groups but can you really send troops to engage the enemy and pull a tactical retreat without ever looking? Also somewhere between the 16:00 and 17:00 minute mark I was attacking a group of villagers north of their town center. They managed to pull those villies back to town without ever going to look at them. How can you do that? Also about the last 4 mins of the game their point of view never changes.
---Please review and explain to this noob how and why someone did all these things. Thanks!
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Oddly enough Macabee and DJdan just played amultiplayer game against this opponent(Viviane). What a small world.

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The HC level hardly matters as much as the skill of the player.
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It's possible the lack of movement you see when you have viewlock set is due to mini-map usage.

you can pull villies back by hitting T then B. Don't know if view lock will reflect that if you move right back to where you were after hitting T & B combo.
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[quote=""Macavity""]
---There is a considerable amount of the game where the point of view never changes but the person is moving units all over the map. I understand you can have assigned groups but can you really send troops to engage the enemy and pull a tactical retreat without ever looking? Also somewhere between the 16:00 and 17:00 minute mark I was attacking a group of villagers north of their town center. They managed to pull those villies back to town without ever going to look at them. How can you do that? Also about the last 4 mins of the game their point of view never changes.
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The other player is never properly shown

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You can also move the villies back without moving the minimap if you have them assigned to a control group.

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the viewpoint only works for the player who has it recorded.
So if that guy would post his version, your viewpoint would be weird and his just fine
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AAAhhh I see said the blind man

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Yeah thats was a really good game on our half, even though they managed to sneak round the back and take Macabee's Base, and kill a fair few of his vill, I however was on hand to kill their advance before they killed all of his vills. GG Mac
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