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XyZspineZyX
09-02-2003, 12:56 AM
Sorry if this has been answered or covered elsewhere, but I looked through the very good 'Idiot's Guide' lower down the front page and am still unsure, and the UBI forum search is as useful as a chocolate teapot. Also, sorry if this has a spectacularly obvious answer and I'm just being dense.

What I'm trying to do is create a mission where eight La-5s intercept eight Ju-52s (escorted by 109s), and victory for the Russians depends on them downing at least half of the Ju-52s before a certain waypoint (I'm trying to simulate a supply drop over Stalingrad, so once they've gotten past this waypoint they've dropped the supplies).

I'm having two problems with this. The first is that, with the La-5s and Ju-52s being in two flights, I'm unsure of how to create a primary objective for both flights which is achieved when half of all the Junkers have been downed. The best I can do is to set a primary objective for each flight of La-5s that is achieved when half of one flight of Ju-52s is downed.

The second problem is that I don't know how to declare the mission failed if five or more aircraft arrive at that waypoint. I can get the objective to be failed after a certain time, but is there any way to do it by the waypoint?

Again, sorry if these are stupid questions to be asking, but I'm not sure what else to do.

Thanks,
Bob.

XyZspineZyX
09-02-2003, 12:56 AM
Sorry if this has been answered or covered elsewhere, but I looked through the very good 'Idiot's Guide' lower down the front page and am still unsure, and the UBI forum search is as useful as a chocolate teapot. Also, sorry if this has a spectacularly obvious answer and I'm just being dense.

What I'm trying to do is create a mission where eight La-5s intercept eight Ju-52s (escorted by 109s), and victory for the Russians depends on them downing at least half of the Ju-52s before a certain waypoint (I'm trying to simulate a supply drop over Stalingrad, so once they've gotten past this waypoint they've dropped the supplies).

I'm having two problems with this. The first is that, with the La-5s and Ju-52s being in two flights, I'm unsure of how to create a primary objective for both flights which is achieved when half of all the Junkers have been downed. The best I can do is to set a primary objective for each flight of La-5s that is achieved when half of one flight of Ju-52s is downed.

The second problem is that I don't know how to declare the mission failed if five or more aircraft arrive at that waypoint. I can get the objective to be failed after a certain time, but is there any way to do it by the waypoint?

Again, sorry if these are stupid questions to be asking, but I'm not sure what else to do.

Thanks,
Bob.

XyZspineZyX
09-02-2003, 06:32 AM
Hello Bob,

Hope I can help. Also, remember the only stupid question is the one that was never asked. These are good valid questions.

First, unfortunatly you can only create a "primary objective" for a single side either red or blue, but not both. This is the only way to recive the Red/Blue win message.

As for what target selection to make. Try to use the "escourt" type. You can select how many aircraft need to make the destination through a percentage, such as 100/75/50/25. In this way if the LA's destroy to many you will see a Red win, if the JU's have enough at the destination then you will get a Blue win, even if the LA's destroy more of them after they reach their destination.

Hope this helps.

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XyZspineZyX
09-02-2003, 03:03 PM
Ah, sorry - I didn't explain that properly.

I'm trying to set these objectives for the Russians. They condition for victory that I'd like is that half or more of the eight Ju-52s are shot down before they reach a certain waypoint.

XyZspineZyX
09-03-2003, 06:16 AM
Hello Bob,

You can use the "Destroy" function under the Target object then. Setting the amount of damage needed to be sustained.

Just click on target to bring up that menu. Then using the mouse and cntrl key, click on the JU's. Set the amount of damaged you wish to be sustained (meaning how much you want the Russians to destroy) then make sure you set the "applies for" to Red.

Then set a waypoint for your attacking planes near where you want the action to take place. Select the waypoint tab for those planes and use the "set" function and click on the JU's. This will target the JU's as the primary task for those attacking planes.

Hope this helps. Let me know if I can be of more assistance.

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