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About Gibsonm

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  1. ETA on terrain patch?

    He's regretting mentioning one thing and spending a huge amount of time trying to put that Genie back into the Bottle and you guys want him to open Pandora's Box?!
  2. which joystick?

    Welcome. May I suggest you have a look at: but in general I'd agree with Ssnake - you don't need a joystick to use the software, but your personal preference maybe to use one.
  3. Wargames

    Is that some sort of re-badged Avalon Hill product or a completely new re-work of ASL?
  4. ETA on terrain patch?

    Its not like the only thing in the next upgrade is the Terrain. If it were then you might have grounds for complaint. As it is the upgrade fee covers the Terrain update (AIUI delayed to ensure it was done properly) + a host of other "stuff" which is most likley worth the fee anyway. The alternative is that you would have paid for the previous upgrade, received a poorly engineered / rushed version of the new terrain "on time", complain about it / put up with it for 18 months and then in this upgrade get the scheduled other "stuff" and a likely fix to the imature Terrain update to ensure it works.
  5. By now most readers will already know who BG ANZAC is, so I'll put the information relevant to this week in first, then background, etc. If you are new to the Forum, feel free to read the entire post. IMPORTANT: As a serving Officer, I am not allowed to make "public comment" about topics without clearance. This is why my signature block says what it says to cover written comment. Recorded audio on YouTube = "Public Comment", especially if I were to express a personal opinion (without knowing someone was recording). In addition recording people's voices in Australia is illegal without their permission or a Warrant. If you want to record a session, ASK! We maybe about fit you in (I maybe able to play the OPFOR, etc.). If you don't ask: a. Expect me to ask you to remove the YouTube (or other media). b. Don't be too surprised if you aren't welcomed back. BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front): Your Local time: Click on this link for the Local time in your part of the world Last one prior to Daylight saving commencing here in Australia. Count down: Time remaining until Meeting start Mission will start promptly at 0830 GMT. If you want a pre game "chat" then by all means come on line at say 0800 GMT, but so that the Kiwi's aren't after Midnight the Mission will commence promptly at 0830 GMT. Agenda: One of the following: 1. Continuing the discussion on Scenario Design and things to think about. 2. If we get enough people coming back, perhaps run their solutions to the homework given out previously? I've updated the "SOSRA" mission to incorporate a "fix" to the FASCAM issue (refer post in Support thread). Link to the current version will be in the email accompanying this post. 3. Revisiting some "not so easy missions" from the past - probably harder still after 4.023. These need a few people to turn up. 4. Perhaps give some of Chris's latest creations a go. 5. Do some "Brilliant at the Basics" work? This can encompass some Tutorials (along the recent sessions on Obstacles, Artillery, Symbology, Routes and Tactics, etc.) or working through some small unit density scenarios. As always, visitors (apart from one individual) / first timers / spectators are welcome. Current Standard: 4.023 Please use the new Calendar RSVP function or post here to facilitate planning. Background: Who is BG ANZAC? https://www.bganzac.org Described here: http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbforums/showthread.php?t=21753 A couple of examples of the BattleGroup at work: Multi Player session: Training session: Timings: Thursday evenings, Australian East Coast time. Through a combination of democracy, state's rights and bl**dy mindedness, the country is now fractured into numerous time zones (three wasn't enough) for the next six months and we need to adjust the start time. Next meeting: 0830 GMT on Thursday, October 18th. 0930 in London (I think you are now on BST?) 1630 in Perth 1800 in Darwin 1900 in Adelaide 1830 in Brisbane 1930 in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra 2130 NZST in Auckland In game chat / Communications: You'll need access to "Teamspeak" to communicate with us. The Teamspeak software is available here: Download Teamspeak client software How to connect and use it is detailed here: Steel Beasts Wiki Entry - Starter Pack Remote Access / Screen Sharing / Whiteboard Sessions: We continue the use of TeamViewer so people without the Steel Beasts software can connect and see and hear what we see and hear (looking over our shoulder if you like). Team Viewer available here This maybe a suitable vehicle for people to see what the software is all about (you can even use it on a Mac), without having to invest in even a short time limited copy. Anyway we'll see how it goes. So if you are interested, visit our web site https://www.bganzac.org and sign up.
  6. Steel Beasts: Content Wish List

    Having the vehicle modelled is one thing, the ISR capability another. I've always found it challenging to replicate the effect - but it can be done.
  7. Perhaps swap out the M88 for a Wisent in the next revision / update?
  8. Steel Beasts: Content Wish List

    You'd probably want FV432 and Saxon to complete that set.
  9. 'Hold the Line' OPEN PLAYTEST


    See you then.
  10. Exercise Trident Junkture.

    Does that compromise Sweden's neutrality (by allowing NATO forces passage)?
  11. Ad-hoc/Impromptu SB sessions

    ??? I said "33 hours". You can still have your boozy evening and be back for the session.
  12. Ad-hoc/Impromptu SB sessions

    I should be able to make the "Saturday night" session - in about 33 hours or so.
  13. Rhys, Just a thought for ver X. Perhaps replace the M-88 with a Wisent (or was this changed after publication - I can't remember)?
  14. ETA on terrain patch?

    No doubt these will be listed in the Release Notes, in due course.
  15. Perhaps the time change spooked people? The link was above (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20181011T0830) but in any case no one here now. See you next week, I guess.