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Gibsonm

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  1. Sure: GR: 6394 3761 and surrounds - the ground is flat but the theme basically stops vehicles. This is especially evident if you stop and attempt to start again. As for the rocks - GR: 6486 3733. Unfortunately the AI doesn't seem to avoid these and if following a route just hits them and "stops" (tracks turn but no movement). You need to manually reverse and then plot a route / drive around them.
  2. You'd also need to code the AI to support indirect illumination shooting etc. This is a technique where vehicle X in position A illuminates a target Y in position B, so a friendly call sign Z in position C engages Y without illuminating it themselves. That's before you open the door to flares, illum rounds (Mortar, 84mm, etc.), etc.
  3. 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: So if you are interested, visit our web site https://www.bganzac.org and sign up. 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 19th. 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 Your Local time: Local time for your part of the world Count down: Time remaining until Meeting start Mission will start promptly at 0900 GMT. If you want a pre game "chat" then by all means come on line at say 0830 GMT, but so that the Kiwi's aren't after Midnight the Mission will commence promptly at 0900 GMT. In game chat / Communications: You'll need access to "Teamspeak" to communicate with us. This is detailed here: http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbwiki/index.php?title=Starter_Pack 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). http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx?pid=google.tv.s.au&gclid=CPLOveOGlcECFVgkvQodqk0A4g This maybe a suitable vehicle for people to see what the software is all about, without having to invest in even a short time limited copy. Anyway we'll see how it goes. Agenda: Depends on sign ups but: 1. Perhaps another crack at last week's Fulda Gap mission? 2. Possible update on new map project. 3. Do some "Brilliant at the Basics" work? 4. New and improved Chong Ju issued a little while ago now. Please Note: A plan file that you have built for the original will not work with either of the newer ones, so if you want to use your plan file, we must use the original scenario. Or you can get one of the newer ones and "update" your plan to suit. 5. Something completely different. As always, visitors / first timers / spectators are welcome. Current Standard: 4.019 Please use the new Calendar RSVP function or post here to facilitate planning.
  4. Any chance of tweaking the theme so that: 1. The tanks don't stop in the dirt 2. The ground clutter (largish rocks) in the same terrain doesn't stop vehicles I spent a fair part of the mission driving vehicles because they either stopped cold, or in the case of the rocks the AI didn't avoid them when given a route and again stopped vehicles. Happy to provide screenshots etc to help identify the terrain type in question.
  5. I thought it just illuminated the graticule etc. didn't think it was NV / IR being modelled.
  6. 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: So if you are interested, visit our web site https://www.bganzac.org and sign up. 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 12th. 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 Your Local time: Local time for your part of the world Count down: Time remaining until Meeting start Mission will start promptly at 0900 GMT. If you want a pre game "chat" then by all means come on line at say 0830 GMT, but so that the Kiwi's aren't after Midnight the Mission will commence promptly at 0900 GMT. In game chat / Communications: You'll need access to "Teamspeak" to communicate with us. This is detailed here: http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbwiki/index.php?title=Starter_Pack 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). http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx?pid=google.tv.s.au&gclid=CPLOveOGlcECFVgkvQodqk0A4g This maybe a suitable vehicle for people to see what the software is all about, without having to invest in even a short time limited copy. Anyway we'll see how it goes. Agenda: Depends on sign ups but: 1. Do some "Brilliant at the Basics" work? 2. Possible update on new map project. 3. New and improved Chong Ju issued a little while ago now. Please Note: A plan file that you have built for the original will not work with either of the newer ones, so if you want to use your plan file, we must use the original scenario. Or you can get one of the newer ones and "update" your plan to suit. 4. Perhaps another crack at last week's Fulda Gap mission? 5. Something completely different. As always, visitors / first timers / spectators are welcome. Current Standard: 4.019 Please use the new Calendar RSVP function or post here to facilitate planning.
  7. Yes we have too. Similar issues: 1. DIS / HLA Gateway / back box. 2. Terrain correlation (do the VBS players "see" the same things as the SB players). 3. Entity correlation (software IDs for the given entities need to match up) - does VBS call an Infantryman Object 5 while SB calls an M1 Object 5? 4. Damage models - Do you use SB to resolve VBS entities (say MILAN) firing at vehicles? 5. Sync issues (mainly when Infantry dismount from vehicles). ...
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    Usual weekly meeting Refer relevant post in Multiplayer Engagements section for details. Global equivalent times: Your Local time Please use the RSVP function to facilitate planning.
  9. That doesn't make it a bad mission, just means it presumably has a bunch of "Teaching Points".
  10. Hi, You don't aim it, per se. Drive the Miclic into position so the front of the vehicle faces the direction you want to breach, then fire it. The firing procedure is detailed here: Or its part of the full set which is in the installation folder (C:\XXXXX\SB Pro PE 4.019\docs) as: "Specialist Tutorial.pdf"
  11. Just move the cursor on the map. The elevation for wherever the mouse cursor is located is displayed in the marginal information on the right of the screen. A couple of seconds spent moving the cursor will tell you if you are going "up" or "down".
  12. 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: So if you are interested, visit our web site https://www.bganzac.org and sign up. 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 5th. 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 Your Local time: Local time for your part of the world Count down: Time remaining until Meeting start Mission will start promptly at 0900 GMT. If you want a pre game "chat" then by all means come on line at say 0830 GMT, but so that the Kiwi's aren't after Midnight the Mission will commence promptly at 0900 GMT. In game chat / Communications: You'll need access to "Teamspeak" to communicate with us. This is detailed here: http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbwiki/index.php?title=Starter_Pack 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). http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx?pid=google.tv.s.au&gclid=CPLOveOGlcECFVgkvQodqk0A4g This maybe a suitable vehicle for people to see what the software is all about, without having to invest in even a short time limited copy. Anyway we'll see how it goes. Agenda: Depends on sign ups but: 1. Do some "Brilliant at the Basics" work? 2. Scope for Q & A / Tutorial / new Features in 4.019 session - again depends on responses and if people come ready to ask questions. 3. Possible update on new map project. 4. New and improved Chong Ju issued a couple of weeks ago. 5. Something completely different. Please Note: A plan file that you have built for the original will not work with either of the newer ones, so if you want to use your plan file, we must use the original scenario. Or you can get one of the newer ones and "update" your plan to suit. As always, visitors / first timers / spectators are welcome. Current Standard: 4.019 Please use the new Calendar RSVP function or post here to facilitate planning.
  13. No worries - You get to CO next week.
  14. Sure as long as all that street furniture doesn't impact frame rates. Otherwise you'll end up with Combat Mission sized maps because all that "clutter" makes big maps unusable.
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    Usual weekly meeting Refer relevant post in Multiplayer Engagements section for details. Global equivalent times: Your Local time Please use the RSVP function to facilitate planning.
  16. Well you can intermingle terrain types using different themes - have two sorts of tree in a forest theme as well as dial up the density. Or stick with one type of tree and pick sizeable undergrowth (as opposed to the small stones that seem to be often used). This is very rough and ready but: Default: Messed around with:
  17. Basically the later and of course it cost $. The "mid life" upgrade to give it good night fighting gear was similarly delayed and never arrived during its 30 year service life. At one point our Scorpion turreted recce vehicles had better NFE due to their Image Intensifier sight than the Leo 1s had with the white light / IR searchlight.
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    I don't think so (usually Calendar entries are accompanied by related forum posts). One of the problems of "open ended" repeats. Note the message above: "This event repeats every week on Wednesday forever".
  19. until
    Usual weekly meeting Refer relevant post in Multiplayer Engagements section for details. Global equivalent times: Your Local time Please use the RSVP function to facilitate planning.
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    Usual weekly meeting Refer relevant post in Multiplayer Engagements section for details. Global equivalent times: Your Local time Please use the RSVP function to facilitate planning.
  21. Trying to check where a river should flow in Pro 3.333 gives me this in the Map Editor: Notice how the file name overlaps the elevation information, even when I call the file "a [bunch of spaces].ter". I'm pretty sure this is OK in 4.019. * * I understand that I could avoid this specific issue by editing in 4.019 but then I couldn't open the map in 3.333 to make a "large" (80 x 80) map.
  22. You might find this useful too:
  23. Sure but they are climbing into an APC / IFV with limited room. Happy for the vehicle to carry say 6 "spares" but if you have done this a few times and grabbed 20+ rounds from the vehicle then its starting to take on TARDIS like characteristics.
  24. 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: So if you are interested, visit our web site https://www.bganzac.org and sign up. Timings: Thursday evenings, Australian East Coast time. Daylight Saving has ended and the number of time zones have shrunk Next meeting: 0900 GMT on Thursday, September 28th. 1000 in London (BST?) 1700 in Perth 1830 in Darwin 1830 in Adelaide 1900 in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra 1900 in Brisbane 2100 in Auckland Your Local time: Local time for your part of the world Count down: Time remaining until Meeting start Mission will start promptly at 0900 GMT. If you want a pre game "chat" then by all means come on line at say 0830 GMT, but so that the Kiwi's aren't after Midnight the Mission will commence promptly at 0900 GMT. In game chat / Communications: You'll need access to "Teamspeak" to communicate with us. This is detailed here: http://www.steelbeasts.com/sbwiki/index.php?title=Starter_Pack 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). http://www.teamviewer.com/en/index.aspx?pid=google.tv.s.au&gclid=CPLOveOGlcECFVgkvQodqk0A4g This maybe a suitable vehicle for people to see what the software is all about, without having to invest in even a short time limited copy. Anyway we'll see how it goes. Agenda: Depends on sign ups but: 1. Do some "Brilliant at the Basics" work? 2. Scope for Q & A / Tutorial / new Features in 4.019 session - again depends on responses and if people come ready to ask questions. 3. Possible update on new map project. 4. New and improved Chong Ju issued a couple of weeks ago. Please Note: A plan file that you have built for the original will not work with either of the newer ones, so if you want to use your plan file, we must use the original scenario. Or you can get one of the newer ones and "update" your plan to suit. As always, visitors / first timers / spectators are welcome. Current Standard: 4.019 Please use the new Calendar RSVP function or post here to facilitate planning.