I am new to WOFF and noticed that it often takes quite a while until you get into action.
Therefore, my question: Is there a possible to play campaigns with instant action? For example if you set time compression to maximum, turn on auto-pilot - that time compression and auto-pilot get turned off automatically as soon as the auto-pilot is doing something different than flying to the next waypoint?
First let me welcome you to the WOFF world and the best forum members I have ever encountered.
The best way to get instant action is the "Quick Combat" feature. The "Campaign" mode is for experiencing realistic missions with unpredictable encounters. Compression and auto pilot can speed things up but you have to take control when enemy craft get near. There is no automatic way to turn off compression and autopilot when encounters occur.
If you are not hooked on realism you can turn on the "TAC" and "labels" to watch enemies approach. When you see them on the TAC, just hit the pause button, turn off auto pilot and compression and you will be back in control. Then hit pause again to reactivate the action.