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El Turo
03-05-2004, 10:13 PM
I'm trying to insert the P38L into the '43 Russian campaign but I noticed that the default armament includes rockets and I want to fly this as a fighter-campaign.

How do I edit the files correctly so that all my wingmen don't lug around those rockets?

I just want a clean fighter ONLY.

Thanks in advance!

Callsign "Turo" in IL2:FB & WWIIOL

El Turo
03-05-2004, 10:13 PM
I'm trying to insert the P38L into the '43 Russian campaign but I noticed that the default armament includes rockets and I want to fly this as a fighter-campaign.

How do I edit the files correctly so that all my wingmen don't lug around those rockets?

I just want a clean fighter ONLY.

Thanks in advance!

Callsign "Turo" in IL2:FB & WWIIOL

ZG77_Lignite
03-05-2004, 11:29 PM
I'll give this a bump for you, as I don't think I know the answer. Hopefully it will stay on top long enough for Starshoy or Anteater to catch it in the morning.

El Turo
03-05-2004, 11:53 PM
Furthermore.. it seems that the auto-generated missions are all ground-attack and not "fighter" as I had hoped.

I put the P38 in the "fighter" campaign but it still is assigning me to ground attack missions.

Perhaps the campaign generator only sees the P38 as an attack aircraft.

If anyone knows a way around this, please lemme know! I'd really love to be able to play out a '38 campaign.

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Callsign "Turo" in IL2:FB & WWIIOL

El Turo
03-06-2004, 03:37 AM
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Starshoy
03-06-2004, 07:31 AM
You can always change default plane specialisation by using classes*.dat file.

Check Dgen folder. classesRoA.dat is an example:

BF_109E4B FIGHTER
BF_109F4 FIGHTER
BF_109E7 LIGHT
BF_109G2 LIGHT

Classes:
GROUND GA only
TANK Anti-tank only
JABO GA + scramble + recon
LIGHT fighter missions + soft ground targets
ALL everything
FIGHTER pure fighter, no GA

El Turo
03-06-2004, 10:45 AM
AWESOME!

Thanks so much!


Also, is it possible to "enable" the loadout screens so you can pick your ordnance before each mission or are you stuck with the default?

Callsign "Turo" in IL2:FB & WWIIOL

ZG77_Lignite
03-06-2004, 11:03 AM
Regarding choosing loadouts in-game, you are able to if you are high enough rank. I believe Major (or its equivilant) will allow for choosing your own flights loadout, and Colonel (squadron CO) allows for adjusting all flights loadouts.

El Turo
03-06-2004, 11:41 PM
OK, I have two files relating to "classes"..

classesRoA
classesSkA

Neither of which have a listing for anything besides 109s.. do I have to just add the planes I want in there? Or, make a new file (with what name?)..

I've looked through all the other files in there and don't see anything similar for any other planes.

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Callsign "Turo" in IL2:FB & WWIIOL

El Turo
03-07-2004, 03:37 AM
humble bumpage

Callsign "Turo" in IL2:FB & WWIIOL

Skullin
03-07-2004, 08:35 AM
This is something that i've been messing with for awhile now. I don't know why they made it so you can't change your ordinance in a campaign. Are you using IL2_DCG ? Replacing in game generator? I've tried generating the mission, quitting game and changing the .mis file, but then when i went back in i didn't have any weapons at all !!! LOL... i'll post back if i ever figure it out, but in the mean time, i guess this was just a long *bump*

El Turo
03-07-2004, 01:52 PM
At a minimum... I need to find out how I'm supposed to tell IL2FB AEP that I want the P38 to be generating FIGHTER missions...


Anyone?

Callsign "Turo" in IL2:FB & WWIIOL

steve_v
03-07-2004, 04:02 PM
H_Butcher

I have information from a thread once hosted at SimHQ that I have sent to you in a Private Topic due to its length. I will delete the PT after you respond.

AEP has arrived! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

http://www.geocities.com/g8tr45/domodance.txt

El Turo
03-08-2004, 03:50 AM
Thanks for that.. although I think I may have solved for my problem in the meanwhile!

Now flying in a P38J fighter-only campaign. First mission I bagged 6 kills, with 4-5 of those being Stukas. Got pegged pretty good by the tailgunners but limped it home on a feathered prop and managed to put her down.

Thanks AGAIN for all the help! I really appreciate it.

!S

Best,

Callsign "Turo" in IL2:FB & WWIIOL