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VW-IceFire
02-29-2004, 02:00 PM
A comment I caught in another thread suggests that BoB will start in 1940 as the actual battle did but that it would slowly expand. Obviously one of these expansions was to the Med...likely we'll have a proper revisting of the Normandy invasion and post D-Day activities for the Western Front. But what really caught me was the 1941 introduction of the FW190A into the channel...anyways it got me thinking that now would be a great opportunity for some added scenary possibilities.

When the campaign extends into October and November it'd be great to be flying above a forest full of reds, yellows, and browns as autum arrives. It would certainly add several more levels of immersion if you took off in a Spitfire over the English country side looking for raiding Luftwaffe fighters over the cloudy october skies to look down and see the trees awash with color...that'd be something else.

I would imagine that many variants of season changes would be far too much to model. But everyone seems to do a winter and a summer but nothing in between...there are no instances of brown/green fields and bare tree's.

http://home.cogeco.ca/~cczerneda/sigs/temp_sig1.jpg
RCAF 412 Falcon Squadron - "Swift to Avenge"

VW-IceFire
02-29-2004, 02:00 PM
A comment I caught in another thread suggests that BoB will start in 1940 as the actual battle did but that it would slowly expand. Obviously one of these expansions was to the Med...likely we'll have a proper revisting of the Normandy invasion and post D-Day activities for the Western Front. But what really caught me was the 1941 introduction of the FW190A into the channel...anyways it got me thinking that now would be a great opportunity for some added scenary possibilities.

When the campaign extends into October and November it'd be great to be flying above a forest full of reds, yellows, and browns as autum arrives. It would certainly add several more levels of immersion if you took off in a Spitfire over the English country side looking for raiding Luftwaffe fighters over the cloudy october skies to look down and see the trees awash with color...that'd be something else.

I would imagine that many variants of season changes would be far too much to model. But everyone seems to do a winter and a summer but nothing in between...there are no instances of brown/green fields and bare tree's.

http://home.cogeco.ca/~cczerneda/sigs/temp_sig1.jpg
RCAF 412 Falcon Squadron - "Swift to Avenge"

Fennec_P
02-29-2004, 02:21 PM
I would kill to see a fall terrain scheme.

Summer and winter schemes are virtually monochromatic, and very dull. Reds yellows and browns would kick ***.

VW-IceFire
02-29-2004, 05:17 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Fennec_P:
I would kill to see a fall terrain scheme.

Summer and winter schemes are virtually monochromatic, and very dull. Reds yellows and browns would kick ***.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
I just have this visual in my mind...with the dark clouds that you tend to see in October and November combined with a late afternoon sun and what amounts to a landscape filled with oranges, yellows, and reds...

It'd be great to achieve that kind of visual http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

http://home.cogeco.ca/~cczerneda/sigs/temp_sig1.jpg
RCAF 412 Falcon Squadron - "Swift to Avenge"

Gato-Loco
02-29-2004, 06:45 PM
This is a good idea and shouldn't be too hard to implement.

FennecP
02-29-2004, 08:31 PM
Yes, a piece of cake. It only requires a new set of textures for all the terrain, buildings and trees. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

CHDT
03-01-2004, 01:36 AM
And an overcast sky!

Cheers,

Recon_609IAP
03-01-2004, 06:02 AM
I'd like to be able to control the weather through the mission. And have clouds moving

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VVS-Manuc
03-01-2004, 06:13 AM
May be the real weather datas from 1940's can be included in the BoB game. Or you can download "real weather" like in MS flightsim