stacking GCs and other experimentals

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Hello, I've seen this done several times and have not figured out how it is done; please let me know if this is a game mechanic- how do I do this?

I've seen people have like 4-5 gcs almost on top of eachother, i've seen 2 experimental battle ships (tempest) stacked so they look like just 1 with 2 guns; how is this done? I've noticed sometimes when units are getting into formation they will seem to walk thru eachother more liberally; but what I've seen looks like the units have been told to move- and their collision box becomes almost nothing.

Any advice or tips on this would be great, I'd especially would like to know if this is not allowed in ranked games.

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https://wiki.faforever.com/index.php?title=Unit_Micro#Formation_basics

Check the bottom part for spread move, I believe this is what you want.

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thank you very much; this isn't what I am seeing, but it helped me recreate it somewhat. I did some tests with 80 gcs.
If I use spread move alone, the units will still bump into each other- but they do get closer than usual. If I use spread move to clump them up as much as possible, then tell them to get into formation- they will stop bumping into each other and overlap- that is what I see people do, but I can only do it in formations; is there a way to use formation move where all the units go to a single spot?

I also noticed that the units all need to be in the same 'formation' in order to not bump into eachother; I do recall that the game I played where the guy had like 200+ gcs, he never micro'd them and they did all change direction together like it was 1 group of units.

Is there a mod that does this? (allows 'Formation Stacking' where all units are told to go to a single spot (like Spread Move) but they retain their 'Formation Stacking' so they freely overlap.)

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