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jrwyatt
03-21-2007, 05:56 AM
This is my 1st sub game. Going through the
in-game lessons and the manual I've managed to get the hang of the basics, but I'm somewhat overwhelmed by it all!
It'll be cool if any veterans here could make a step by step tutorial/guide to helps us noobs master the more in depth options and gameplay.

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Subsim
03-21-2007, 05:59 AM
How about a video of an attack, would that help?
SH4 Convoy Attack (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EoyadhXrVI)

jrwyatt
03-21-2007, 06:00 AM
Thanks I already watched that and it made me realise how much I've got to learn!

jonass1
03-21-2007, 07:15 AM
I must confess that i am a total manual TBT (?) targeting n00b... if one of you old seabears could master up a guide i would http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif you http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

tambor198
03-21-2007, 10:35 AM
Originally posted by Subsim:
How about a video of an attack, would that help?
SH4 Convoy Attack (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EoyadhXrVI)


Great video, Neal. Nice to see you over here at the Ubisoft SHIV Forum. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif



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Realjambo
03-21-2007, 01:33 PM
I haven't got my copy delivered yet so can't comment directly on SH4 tips but my advice, going on my memories of when I had just started playing SH3, is to take your time, save your game often, and be patient. It will come - you'll get there!

silent_killer_8
03-21-2007, 01:40 PM
yeah http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif Can`t wait for the TDC stadimeter to be fixed http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif It now, in sh4, seems alot simpler to use TDC then it did in SH3. It would feel so much cooler to actually sink a ship almost like they did back then http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif


S!

SK

jrwyatt
03-21-2007, 01:42 PM
Pity there isn't a Prima Guide book for the game.

Kaleun1961
03-21-2007, 02:03 PM
I just answered a similar question over in the SH3 forum. I know SH4 is in the Pacific, different protagonists, but the underlying principles should still apply.

Convoy attacks in SH3 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/857101043/m/4311072345)

Realjambo
03-21-2007, 03:07 PM
Pity there isn't a Prima Guide book for the game.


I'm sure in time there will be a Community Manual, like the SH3 one - Here (http://www.communitymanuals.com/shiii/index.php?title=Main_Page)

banzai_billy
03-21-2007, 08:24 PM
If ya need any help-- feel free to PM me with any questions you might have. It's nice to see a new person come to our genre willing to broaden his (or her) horizons.

jrwyatt
03-22-2007, 04:26 AM
Thanks Billy I'll be in touch!

silent_killer_8
03-22-2007, 09:47 AM
I have the same problem too in Torpedo Attack practice mission.

heres how it goes:
I know from countless earlier meetings in the same mission that this ship is a Mogami Heavy Cruiser with 3 turrets in front and a carrier deck on the back. So I find it in the manual and check the..... empty box? :P :P :P so the info is sent to the TDC.

Range: I know that when the Cruiser is exactly at 0 degrees in my periscope, the distance is exactly 1000 metres. So I check and send to TDC.

Angle on Bow: I know that when the Cruiser is exactly at 0 degrees in my periscope, the AOB is exactly 90 degrees to Starboard. Check.

Speed... Owh boy.. I donno where to start..
Il try like this, say what the manual says about this and add my small problems in parantasees in between : To begin the process, left-click on the clock icon on the data tool. This will take the first sighting and begin counting the time. (It doesnt count anything.. I have to click the start counting button on top of clock first :P :P :P) It is best to have the target locked at this moment (I done that already so check..) When satisfied with the expended time (35 seconds...) Longer is better, left click again( I assume the manual means the stop count button, so thats what I do..) This will conclude the measurement and display the results (WHERE??? I dont see them anywhere!! Let alone in the Speed thingy on top right??) As Always check whether you are satisfied with your approximation.. Im not satisfied because of obvious reasons: The cruiser reaches 0 in my periscope, I click fire on all tubes, I could make movie of this.. Some nice family seventh heaven music in backround as i fire the torpedoes and some rock music when it turns out they miss and the music ends as the cruiser dissapears in the horizon and sunset..

Need help...

S!

SK

jrwyatt
03-22-2007, 11:52 AM
I tried time after time to do the radar training but nothing happens. The only buttons that are selectable are the ones to switch between the 2 radars, the others are not clickable.