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XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 03:00 AM
S! Oleg!

I don't know whether or not you have been following the progress of Scorched Earth and the RAF74 IL2/FB Dynamic Campaign Engine, but I would very much like to integrate it with the dedicated server. I know the dedicated server can run scripts. Can it fire-off an external program? Can I pass a file-name to it? And most importantly, can it run coop missions? What I want to do is automate the following:

1) Start coop with Dedicated Server.
2) Server ends when last plane lands and automatically starts the RAF74 IL2/FB Dynamic Campaign System, parsing the coop and building a new mission. The RAF74 IL2/FB Dynamic Campaign System then starts the Dedicated Server up again - passing it the name of the new coop mission.
3) The Dedicated Server runs the next coop, ending when the last plane lands.
4) The server starts thd Dynamic Campaign System......

etc. etc. etc. It would continue until someone stops it manually.

I've written the coop mission generator. Is it possible to integrate it with the Dedicated Server? If not, would you be interested in making it compatable? I really think the ability to have a fully dynamic, perpetual online coop-based war would be just the thing to push this game of yours over the top.

Thank you in advance! If you would prefer to e-mail me privately, you can reach me at:

wally@doghousecomputing.com

Thank you again!!

RAF74_Wall-dog

<a href="http://www.doghousecomputing.com/scorchedearth">http://www.doghousecomputing.com/scorchedearth/images/parsersmall.jpg

XyZspineZyX
09-23-2003, 03:00 AM
S! Oleg!

I don't know whether or not you have been following the progress of Scorched Earth and the RAF74 IL2/FB Dynamic Campaign Engine, but I would very much like to integrate it with the dedicated server. I know the dedicated server can run scripts. Can it fire-off an external program? Can I pass a file-name to it? And most importantly, can it run coop missions? What I want to do is automate the following:

1) Start coop with Dedicated Server.
2) Server ends when last plane lands and automatically starts the RAF74 IL2/FB Dynamic Campaign System, parsing the coop and building a new mission. The RAF74 IL2/FB Dynamic Campaign System then starts the Dedicated Server up again - passing it the name of the new coop mission.
3) The Dedicated Server runs the next coop, ending when the last plane lands.
4) The server starts thd Dynamic Campaign System......

etc. etc. etc. It would continue until someone stops it manually.

I've written the coop mission generator. Is it possible to integrate it with the Dedicated Server? If not, would you be interested in making it compatable? I really think the ability to have a fully dynamic, perpetual online coop-based war would be just the thing to push this game of yours over the top.

Thank you in advance! If you would prefer to e-mail me privately, you can reach me at:

wally@doghousecomputing.com

Thank you again!!

RAF74_Wall-dog

<a href="http://www.doghousecomputing.com/scorchedearth">http://www.doghousecomputing.com/scorchedearth/images/parsersmall.jpg