Modern Units Database – Version 0.0.9a Uploaded
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Modern Units Database – Version 0.0.9a Uploaded

I’ve posted a small update to the Modern Units Database.  This is available on EDIBLE or by clicking the download link at the bottom of this post.  However, if you aren’t playing a game with space units, this update won’t impact you and can be skipped. To see the changes from the last version, click…

September 2022 Mapscript Update
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September 2022 Mapscript Update

We’ve completed a major update to the back-end of the mapscript. This change is mostly for a future API integration into Empire Deluxe Combined Edition. We are happy to report that the mapscripts appear to be working as intended, with the upgrade taking less than 20 minutes to complete. In addition to the mapscript, the…

Modern Units Database – Version 0.0.8a Update
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Modern Units Database – Version 0.0.8a Update

The next iteration of the Modern Units Database is now updated on EDIBLE. You can find it here or you can use the download link at the bottom of this post. The full change log is available further in this post. This update focuses on upgrading the space game as well as adjusting the way…

Modern Units Database 0.0.7a Uploaded
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Modern Units Database 0.0.7a Uploaded

I’ve uploaded Version 0.0.7a of the Modern Units Database to EDIBLE.  You can download it using the button at the bottom of this post. This change builds on the previous release and is mostly focused on making some back-end changes to test how they function.  The most visible change that players will see is the…

Modern Units Database – Version 0.0.6 Update
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Modern Units Database – Version 0.0.6 Update

Today is the first update in nine months, and the biggest in over a year, for the Modern Units Database. You can download the updated file on EDIBLE or use the button at the bottom of this post. This update is focused on how recon and satellites work and creates some new dynamics to how…

What MUD Tells Us About Ukraine – Phase Two Starts
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What MUD Tells Us About Ukraine – Phase Two Starts

Last week, what the media calls “Phase Two” of the War in Ukraine began.  This represents the moment when the Russian offensive switched from a full encirclement of Ukraine into an offensive from the East and represents a complete shift in strategy.  Today, we will continue our analysis of the war and, where applicable, draw…

What MUD Tells Us About Ukraine – Naval Warfare
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What MUD Tells Us About Ukraine – Naval Warfare

The ongoing War in Ukraine offers an opportunity to review the accuracy of the Modern Units Database.  At the same time, it gives a unique perspective on what is happening in the war.  Let’s take a look at some of the military events that occurred and see if we can understand what is happening through…

Analyzing the Day One Strategy of the Russian Offensive (2022)
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Analyzing the Day One Strategy of the Russian Offensive (2022)

It’s not often that a two modern armies enter conventional warfare in the modern age.  Ever since the Proxy Wars of the Cold War became the norm for modern warfare, one-sided asymmetrical warfare was common.  However, the War in Ukraine has given us the opportunity to review the accuracy of all the statistical projections that…

Empire Deluxe – The MUD Video Manual Almost Ready

Today I put the finishing touches on the Video Manual for the Modern Units Database. I’ve spend around a month sifting through all the game play feedback, recommendations from EDTC, and then my own notes from when I developed the initial content.  I’ve got it down to the essential details necessary to play this set…