This article was written in the spring of 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. OWI Squad is at version beta 18. As of late, I’ve been taking up the Squad Leader position more often. I’ve noticed that the new commander artillery has caused the use of mortars and other player controlled indirect fire…Read More How to do Mortars in Squad
This is a supplemental checklist for my OWI Squad Squadleader Guidebook. The guidebook goes into depth about different topics I think are important, whereas this checklist is useful to have on hand when actually squad leading. This checklist is meant to be used while playing the game, in times when it is not obvious what…Read More Squadleader Checklist
I was playing Squad this evening when I noticed a player with hearts in their gamer tag. I started to wonder which characters Squad would actually display correctly, since often I see blank boxes in player names These symbols work in Squad ♪◊♦●©®♂ȚɸɷɴӠԃ■□▲►▼♦₴Ω₵█♥♣♠♀♂€₭₪∆†₡₠∞√∑▒▓Ѻ±«¦¥¤¢£ɃÞ§¡ These symbols DO NOT work in Squad ☺☼♫ɎȸȹȺȾȽԖԦ֍֏◄▀●♯ⱷ☼₼☻◙ⱻ﴾░ﷺ۞ﷴ¶Read More Which ASCII Character Icons Render in OWI Squad?