This improves the performance and the effectiveness of the tactical troops
, and leading the troops is easier based on the up-to-date situational awareness and more reliable connections.
One of the best methods of doing this is to study aerial photographs of the area by means of a stereoscope.* A large-scale planimetric map is a great aid in co-ordinating this advance planning and very useful to the tactical troops
both prior to and after the landing has been made.
The game's mix of real-time battles and turn-based global strategy works very well, forcing players to use tactical troops
movements while managing resources and armies.