I wish Cisco would've NEVER changed this part of the IOS.. The new way is crappy and confusing....
I know exactly how you feel
Coming from an FWSM/pre 8.3 pix/ASA background i am still playing catch up. What i would say is that the new way actually allows far more flexibility in terms of what you can do with NAT but it does take some getting used to.
I have added a link to a really good document for 8.3+ NAT written by one of the firewall experts. It is worth a read and it should help with your questions. The pictures which can be downloaded separately give examples of all the common scenarios you would need but i would say it is worth reading the entire document -
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We have configured the outside and inside Interface with official ipv6 adresses, set a default route on outside Interface to our router, we also have definied a rule , which also gets hits, to permit tcp from inside Interface to any6.
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