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dazza9806482
03-23-2004, 08:40 AM
Having a blast on aep, however ive heard there is a way to edit the config.ini file to reduce the length of campaigns. i want more variation in planes!

is this possible, how do you do it?

can you effect an existing campaign, and are there other parameters you can change?

also i cant find extreme one's USAAF campaign, I really wanna fly the P38 offline, any ideas?
(tried netwings!)

dazza9806482
03-23-2004, 08:40 AM
Having a blast on aep, however ive heard there is a way to edit the config.ini file to reduce the length of campaigns. i want more variation in planes!

is this possible, how do you do it?

can you effect an existing campaign, and are there other parameters you can change?

also i cant find extreme one's USAAF campaign, I really wanna fly the P38 offline, any ideas?
(tried netwings!)

steve_v
03-23-2004, 08:53 AM
From Readme v1.1b

2. New parameters in conf.ini:
RandomFlights=n sets number of flight groups not related to mission. Maximum is 5, minimum 0, default 2. New random groups - friendly bombers and returning allied planes.
NoBadWeather eliminates storms, rain, snow, blind weather. All weather is possible by default
NoAirfieldHighlight - Not used airfields won't have AAAs anymore, which also removes their highlighting with a color on a map. They have AAA and are highlighted by default
CampaignAI=Easy (Hard), default is Normal - increases or decreases friendly and hostile AI level.
CampaignMissions=Easy (Hard), default is Normal - switches to different scripts for operations, affecting number of planes and groups. Even on Hard, the scripts are less challenging than in the previous version - for all nations and years. CampaignDifficulty now sets both AI and Missions.
CampaignLength=VeryLong (Long,Medium,Short,VeryShort), default is VeryLong. Sets number of missions in campaign. Long is about 2 times shorter than VeryLong. VeryShort is about 10 times shorter.

The lines can be placed anywhere in conf.ini, but recommended way to do it is to create in the end of the files a new [DGen] section and add everything after that. An example:

[DGen]
NoAirfieldHighlight
NoBadWeather
RandomFlights=5
MissionDistance=30
CampaignMissions=Hard
CampaignAI=Easy

9. For every career a file that defines plane classes for this career can be created. File name is ClassesNnX.dat, where NnX is career ID, like DeS for Geman Stuka. It is a text file that overrides default plane classes for this career, the format is:

PLANE ROLE,
for example:

FW_109A4 FIGHTER
FW_109A5 FIGHTER

the following roles are supported:

FIGHTER = escort, intercept, recon missions
LIGHT = same as fighter, "soft" ground targets like trains can be attacked.
TANK = soft targets + tanks, not antiship or anti bridge.
JABO = scramble, recon and all ground attack missions
ALL = all missions, fighter and ground attack
GROUND = only ground targets, suitable for bombers or ILs

dazza9806482
03-23-2004, 10:02 AM
As ever this forum has been extremely helpful.

thanks steve

just going to wreck my config file now!!

Nikodemus-LH
03-23-2004, 11:01 AM
If you dont want to wreck your confil.ini http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
Get the IL2-] stab instead .
http://www.users.on.net/mjtm/IL-2/

it works greeat!

bird_brain
03-23-2004, 11:19 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by dazza9806482:
can you effect an existing campaign, and are there other parameters you can change?

also i cant find extreme one's USAAF campaign, I really wanna fly the P38 offline, any ideas?
(tried netwings!)<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Try this link...it is about 1/2 of the way down the page.
I assume you know you will have to edit the planes.dat file to add the P-38 at this point?

BTY, it will not affect a campaign you have started already

http://www.netwings.org/library/Forgotten_Battles/Missions/index-10.html

http://hstrial-jyarbrough.homestead.com/Spit_6.jpg
Where did they get the name SPITFIRE?

dazza9806482
03-23-2004, 12:17 PM
actually i tried it and it worked on a current campaign, i was flying the p39 and suddenly after about 5 missions it ended

usually this took hours to progess

whats this il2 stab business??