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Gibsonm

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  1. Who is BG ANZAC? http://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 http://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, April 27th. 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. 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: People's heads should have cleared after ANZAC Day. Depends on sign ups but: 1. New and improved Chong Ju issued last week - After Jumo's valiant effort, will anyone else step up. 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. 2. If no one is ready for that then if we get enough, I thought we might give one of the OPERATION SCORPION battles a workout. 3. Do some "Brilliant at the Basics" work? 4. Rolling Thunder '17 - getting to the meaty part. 5. Scope for Q & A / Tutorial / new Features in 4.019 session - again depends on responses and if people come ready to ask questions. 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.
  2. Chris, Yes you can adjust the fire plan. Indeed that is what normally happens you put your limited number of DFs/TRPs in initial locations to support your opening moves. Then as the battle develops, you can lift the fires that are no longer of use from their old location to a new one. This is part of the planning that the artillery person and the manoeuvre person do before you cross the LD.
  3. The medic vehicle can also be used as an abstract way of showing crew replacements happening. The vehicle is made cbt effective again, whether that's curing the original person or swapping him out for a replacement.
  4. My concern is that integration with one product might break it for others. ARMA is lucky, its a closed universe and doesn't have to work with real systems, so Bohemia can do whatever they want.
  5. 55.69 FPS with i5-6600K @ 3.50 GHz, Vsync "off" (I don't think I've ever had it "on").
  6. If its the one in each of our meeting notices that is just good old Teamspeak with the addition of the "Military" sound pack that adds "squelch" to each transmission. Often with the classroom version we use CNR-Sim to communicate between "participants". Participants can be people in the classroom using CNR-Sim or people out in the field in tents /vehicles using CNR-Live to link the real radio traffic using real radios to the traffic used in the sim. I suspect if SB had a built in sound system that would make this integration harder / not possible. Better from my point of view to support Teamspeak, Mumble, Discord, CNR-Sim, etc. and let the customer choose the system they want to use rather than locking them into some eSim proprietary framework that they then need to support, in addition to the simulation, their core product.
  7. For those of us with longish memories, there was a time when the SB Teamspeak server had dedicated sub channels for each VU that asked for one. There was a period where this went fine and was self-regulating. Then there was an "issue" (for those who want the gory details you are welcome to use the search feature, I don't intend to resurrect that discussion here) and Ssnake determined that unfortunately the best solution was to delete these sub channels and have everything happen at the top level. With some of us volunteering to be Moderators and I presume on the basis of "no news, is good news" that things are now back on track, I thought it might be time to ask if the VU channels could be restored? These provided certain flexibilty for the VUs (setting up sub sub channels, etc.) that the current single option doesn't. Perhaps each VU would need to nominate a Moderator to be responsible for, and accountable to eSim for, the conduct in their area (if so I'm happy to be the BG ANZAC moderator) prior to a sub channel being created and admin access granted? If its "too early" or we are "never going back" then I accept that. For eSim's consideration.
  8. I think he means the "Report" screen within the scenario. That is how it can isolate the graphics component from the CPU component. If it was the map view or the 3D view you'd be taking a performance hit (or at least different types of graphics cards would have different impacts) with the redraws.
  9. At the risk of sounding unhelpful, maybe we should link you up with someone who speaks your language, rather than suffering from things "lost in translation"? Depending on where you are, we tend to have a few people who can help. Sorry but I'm limited to English (and at a push, Latin). Any chance you can tell us your preferred language?
  10. They usually kick off at approx 1800 GMT (note not BST). When I have Monday's off I get there at approx 1730 GMT for "Orders", etc.
  11. You might notice I didn't say anything about webbing. I'm talking about the packs - Where was you Bergen? Anyway this had maybe eight posts more than it needed. eSim has added packs a an attempt to make the vehicle look less uniform on a "one in, all in" basis. Splash has added a mod to make then look Australian. Until there is a menu choice to turn packs "on" or "off" (like a mine plough) per vehicle or vehicle type, we will live with it.
  12. Who is BG ANZAC? http://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 http://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, April 13th. 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 Local time for your part of the world 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. Count down: Time to Meeting start 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: Thursday night prior to the Easter break around here so we'll see who can make it (some maybe on the road for school holidays). Depends on sign ups but: 1. Assuming that we have run all the introductory Chong Ju plans a run, I thought we might give one of the OPERATION SCORPION battles a workout, or do some "Brilliant at the Basics" work before unleashing the "not so easy" version (where the enemy has a bit more say in things). 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. 2. Scope for Q & A / Tutorial session - again depends on responses and if people come ready to ask questions. As always, visitors / first timers / spectators are welcome. Current Standard: 4.010 Please use the new Calendar RSVP function or post here to facilitate planning.
  13. Guys, I appreciate the posts to make this particular night look popular but any chance it could move to a post in the "scenarios and maps" area?
  14. Sorry but I don't understand what you mean (or the translator means) by "unions"? Do you mean more than one side working together, perhaps?
  15. Your junk = my medical stores and spare water (when you are 300Km from the nearest hospital). Besides the dismounts have their own wagon.
  16. Ah so buy "CNR-Sim" off Calytrix, I suspect that would cost a pretty penny.
  17. Its not worth getting too excited about, esp. as I say if its a universal feature of the modelling (e.g. its on every vehicle or on no vehicle). However for our vehicles with enough internal room (ASLAV, M113, LAND400, ...) personal gear is stowed internally. Happy for the external spaces to be filled with ration boxes, ammunition boxes, 20l oil cans, tarps, cam nets, etc. Packs, bed rolls, etc. though tend to be inside. Certainly spare grenades for the MBSGDs are not just stored loose (if that's what the cylinders with the black ends are?). I don't know any crew commander keen to have cylinders of WP rolling around unsecured. Esp. when the storage box is shown on the model already. Different story on say a tank where isn't a huge amount of internal space.
  18. I must admit I'm a little surprised that this junk is on the outside (all our stowage is usually on the inside on an ASLAV with the room inside). Let alone Alice Packs (be they in US green or quasi Auscam). But if its a limitation of the model so be it.
  19. I wasn't suggesting it wouldn't run because of unit density, just that it looked "busy" (red is just as busy). Once he gets it to work, then he can worry about changing the unit types, should he wish to.
  20. OK so I found a bit of time. First its a bit "busy": The reason for the Grey icons is because you have changed Blue's colour. Given the map name I'm guessing you are trying to replicate the Germans (in M1A1(HA) and M2A2) vs the Allies as Red in T-55 and BTR70? I'm unsure if changing the colour should make any difference (never tried it) so perhaps put Blue back to Blue as a first step and see how you go. Certainly you do have: - the right fire control settings - the right type of route (engage) - ammunition in the vehicles - the right status (no one is blind, etc.)
  21. Tried to open it but it appears to need a height map: "Normandy_June6.hgt" I don't have that. I need to pop out to do some chores today (yesterday was spent entirely on SB) but will try and find and download that map when I get back.
    Another Winner from Splash! All we need now is for the relevant file to load automatically once the scenario's time frame is detected.
  22. Apart from the driver, you can also lower the plough in F8 view by hitting "space".
  23. Are there any of you left after today?
  24. For a few weeks now I've been running a SB session on Discord for interested players who can't seem to find this forum. Unfortunately I found using "Discord" lived up to its name - i.e. chaotic. So as to not deprive those there of a SB opportunity, I'll continue to offer to host this every Saturday morning my time. Your equivalent global time is here: Global Equivalent These sessions will require 4.019 until further notice. Also because they are ad hoc, I'll need a PM (to "gibsonm") 24hrs prior that is, Deadline (disregard the date) letting me know: a. If you intend to be there. b. What you'd like to cover (Q&A topics, scenario file, etc.). No PMs, no session. Also this is not locked in to BG ANZAC members. You are welcome to attend if you belong to BG ANZAC, another VU, or have no affiliation/clan/VU at all. Comms will be via the SB TeamSpeak server (216.22.24.158) If after the first month (say by the end of May) I haven't had a PM, I'll assume there is no interest and remove this entry. Also there will be weekends where I can not attend and if so I'll edit that calender entry (or see if I can delete the one entry without disrupting the series) no later than 24hours prior so you are aware.