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#3523998 - 02/22/12 05:36 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: BKHZ_Furbs]
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That, rob, is mere speculation ... They may have it on their scope but probably far down the priority list. It would greatly surprise me if anything but the bare minimum came out of it. Maddox Games never had a penchant for good gameplay, just a lot of technocracy. wink
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#3524006 - 02/22/12 05:56 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: Chivas]
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Originally Posted By: Chivas


The developer is optimizing the graphic engine to allow better frame rates for COD.
The developers will be making aircraft for other theaters that can be applied historically to missions on the COD map.
The developer will be refining the Graphics which can be applied to the COD map.
The developer will be refining the AI that will apply to COD.
The developer will be refining the Commands that will apply to COD.
The developer will be refining the FM that will apply to COD aircraft.
The developer will be refining the DM that will apply to COD.
The developer will be developing the SDK which will apply to COD.
The developer will be developing Map Making Tools that will apply to fixing areas of the COD map.
The community and third parties will be making aircraft that can be applied historically to the Battle of Britain.
The community and third parties will be designing missions and campaigns for the Battle of Britain.
The community and third parties will be modeling ships that could be used on the COD map. ie Jun 6th 1944 etc etc
The developer will be refining Radar contacts, etc that will be use in the Battle of Britain.
The developer will be modeling ground vehicles and tanks that could be used on the COD map.
The developer will be modeling Dynamic Weather that will be used on the COD map.
The developer will be modeling Human Animation that will be used on the COD map.
The developer will be enabling DX 11, maybe even DX 12, that will be used on the COD map.
The developer will be enabling AA and AF that will be used on the COD map.



Impressive list. How much of it is going to arrive in stand alone patches for CloD and how much are going to be in the BoM sequel that we'll be expected to buy? That is my only concern. Not that it will never happen, will it happen before BoM?

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#3524008 - 02/22/12 06:04 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: BKHZ_Furbs]
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"The developer will be enabling AA and AF that will be used on the COD map"

Luthier has never spoke of FSAA or AF since before release, not ever.

DX11 was said to be a priority after release......not a word since, not even talked about for the release of BOM.







Edited by BKHZ_Furbs (02/22/12 06:06 AM)
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#3524041 - 02/22/12 08:26 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: csThor]
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Originally Posted By: csThor
That, rob, is mere speculation ...


Erm, this forum is based on speculation. smile
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#3524054 - 02/22/12 08:56 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: BKHZ_Furbs]
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Looking like we might know something more this friday...

http://forum.1cpublishing.eu/showthread.php?t=28174&page=14 smile
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#3524077 - 02/22/12 09:48 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: BKHZ_Furbs]
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That does look promising, i think...


Edited by KRT_Bong (02/22/12 09:49 AM)
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#3524097 - 02/22/12 10:11 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: BKHZ_Furbs]
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That will pour 100 Octane on the BBQ.

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#3524100 - 02/22/12 10:16 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: csThor]
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Originally Posted By: csThor
Maddox Games never had a penchant for good gameplay, just a lot of technocracy. wink


Agreed. I think there's actually a bit of "snobbish" attitude involved there, as if they were above such mundane aspects as "gameplay" and "atmosphere".

Just think what these talented software engineers could achieve if they were led by a guy like Lawrence Holland...

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#3524107 - 02/22/12 10:24 AM Re: So the next patch... [Re: Para_Bellum]
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Originally Posted By: Para_Bellum
Originally Posted By: csThor
Maddox Games never had a penchant for good gameplay, just a lot of technocracy. wink


Agreed. I think there's actually a bit of "snobbish" attitude involved there, as if they were above such mundane aspects as "gameplay" and "atmosphere".

Just think what these talented software engineers could achieve if they were led by a guy like Lawrence Holland...

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#3524237 - 02/22/12 01:50 PM Re: So the next patch... [Re: DaveP63]
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Originally Posted By: DaveP63
Originally Posted By: Chivas


The developer is optimizing the graphic engine to allow better frame rates for COD.
The developers will be making aircraft for other theaters that can be applied historically to missions on the COD map.
The developer will be refining the Graphics which can be applied to the COD map.
The developer will be refining the AI that will apply to COD.
The developer will be refining the Commands that will apply to COD.
The developer will be refining the FM that will apply to COD aircraft.
The developer will be refining the DM that will apply to COD.
The developer will be developing the SDK which will apply to COD.
The developer will be developing Map Making Tools that will apply to fixing areas of the COD map.
The community and third parties will be making aircraft that can be applied historically to the Battle of Britain.
The community and third parties will be designing missions and campaigns for the Battle of Britain.
The community and third parties will be modeling ships that could be used on the COD map. ie Jun 6th 1944 etc etc
The developer will be refining Radar contacts, etc that will be use in the Battle of Britain.
The developer will be modeling ground vehicles and tanks that could be used on the COD map.
The developer will be modeling Dynamic Weather that will be used on the COD map.
The developer will be modeling Human Animation that will be used on the COD map.
The developer will be enabling DX 11, maybe even DX 12, that will be used on the COD map.
The developer will be enabling AA and AF that will be used on the COD map.



Impressive list. How much of it is going to arrive in stand alone patches for CloD and how much are going to be in the BoM sequel that we'll be expected to buy? That is my only concern. Not that it will never happen, will it happen before BoM?


Thats a good question, some of those features probably won't be seen until well into the series of Theaters. That said, I don't see the sequel coming out for another 8 to 16 months, which allows time for not only the next optimization patch, but atleast one more patch after that addressing whatever problems they have fixed in that time period. We will also probably see a beta patch testing features that will be introduced in the sequel.

After that we will probably have to buy the sequels to add new features and even possibly some that fix features in COD. Sure some people say they won't buy the sequel if BOB isn't totally fixed, but most eventually will buy it, especially if there are good reports about the sequel. Some might not be interested in the theater, but if it adds aircraft and features they can use in COD, they will buy it. I doubt it would be worth the time and expense to develop a COD only patch for those very few people who won't be interested in buying future sequels. Most everyone here bought all the original series theaters, and if the new series gets its act together, and is as good as its potential there will be no problem getting people to buy it. That said there is always the possibility it could all go wrong, and we won't have to worry about buying sequels, we'll just have to hope that moders can keep improving IL-2 1946 or that War Thunder isn't too arcady.


Edited by Chivas (02/22/12 01:52 PM)
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