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#4565116 - 04/19/21 04:28 AM Re: VonS "Casual Campaigns" WOFF Thread [Re: VonS]  
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Awesome! Thanks for these I will be trying next weekend. Also enjoying your campaigns. I've been gone awhile so playing catch up from the beginnings lol. Good hunting!

#4565161 - 04/19/21 04:27 PM Re: VonS "Casual Campaigns" WOFF Thread [Re: VonS]  
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@NightFlyer, much appreciated. Glad you're enjoying the Casual Campaigns thread. I'm surprised how many views it's gotten since I originally started it simply as an experiment to tweak settings in WOFF and try out a few campaign missions but then it spontaneously took off (sorry for the pun) biggrin . When I find more free time I might consider continuing the campaigns: maybe a series, just for kicks, in FrankenWOFF 4.18, and then eventually rolling up to BHAH.II as well - should provide for a nice retrospective on the various editions of WOFF that way too.

Cheers all and happy flying,
Von S


// See WOFF on a Mac post for installation instructions regarding WOFF UE/PE/BH&H2 on Macs (https://tinyurl.com/WOFFonMac) // VonS WOFF/WOTR mods. are tweaks of files that are © OBD Software. // FE2 Tweaked FMs & Realism Pack (https://tinyurl.com/FE2fms) // FE2 Representative Vids. (https://tinyurl.com/fe2onamac) //
#4565242 - 04/20/21 04:20 AM Re: VonS "Casual Campaigns" WOFF Thread [Re: VonS]  
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Awesome I'll be keeping an eye out for that. =)

#4565249 - 04/20/21 06:07 AM Re: VonS "Casual Campaigns" WOFF Thread [Re: Rick_Rawlings]  
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Originally Posted by Rick_Rawlings
"You went up in that thing? You're braver than I thought!" - Princess Leia-ish



rofl

#4566781 - 05/01/21 06:24 AM Re: VonS "Casual Campaigns" WOFF Thread [Re: VonS]  
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--- Dec. 8, 1915 - Ghistelles (Bosta 2) ---

Had a bit of free time tonight to enjoy my FrankenWOFF 4.18 install at a more leisurely pace - so I thought I'd post a few pics. to refresh this thread. WOFF sure is lovely in all of its iterations.

For those who like technical details, this particular installation is heavily-modded, using the wonderful mods. produced by the many talented modders working on WOFF (thank you RJW and company for the consolidated airfields mods., JJJ for the MultiMod and MissionEd, BB for the clouds/weather mods., Xjouve for the water patches and terrain meshes, etc., etc.). You've all done very well (as said by the young Mr. Grace in that classic 70s sitcom that some of you may remember).

I am also running the subtle bloom modification of the Bucksnort SweetFX mod. in this install (as well as backported textures and aircraft from WOFF PE). It also runs a slightly modified variant of my WOFF GPU Tuner Patch, etc. I've "borrowed" an earlier copy I had of the Pilots folder, from PE 5.03, so we have Ritt. Kiener "reanimated" again for some escapades here - but perhaps that's fitting given the overall theme of Franken-WOFF. biggrin I'm also using the various wind tweaks mentioned in the relevant "air turbulence" threads here - and I've manually brought over some of the autumn trees done by 4L0M several years ago (from one of his JSGME-friendly packages), and have interspersed them in the relevant, autumnal season folders in WOFF 4.18.

Missions are proving challenging, also mysterious if not downright spooky, with several of our Aviatik 'crates and pilots, and observers, disappearing this time around - as indicated in the flight office report. Also entertaining as always are the after mission write-ups, giving that nice historical flavor that WOFF richly recreates. The only thing I lose in FrankenWOFF when compared to PE are animated gun belts, and I have to keep the prop spinning with a ctrl+s if I land on a meadow somewhere, even at a 'drome - if I want to be able to re-start my engine again - but these little challenges add to the fun - as does the extreme deadliness of trees, and fences, in ver. 4.18. If I find more free time I will maybe post further pics. and brief mission synopses here, on occasion - should provide for a nice change from the previous and more regular escapades flown in my moderately-modded WOFF PE 5.03 install.

And Franken-four-eighteen will be an interesting bridge, eventually, to the more mature skies of BHAH.II.

Cheers all and happy flying (whatever your current flavor of WOFF),
Von S smile2

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// See WOFF on a Mac post for installation instructions regarding WOFF UE/PE/BH&H2 on Macs (https://tinyurl.com/WOFFonMac) // VonS WOFF/WOTR mods. are tweaks of files that are © OBD Software. // FE2 Tweaked FMs & Realism Pack (https://tinyurl.com/FE2fms) // FE2 Representative Vids. (https://tinyurl.com/fe2onamac) //
#4566847 - 05/01/21 03:36 PM Re: VonS "Casual Campaigns" WOFF Thread [Re: VonS]  
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Hello.
It looks magnificent. Too bad OBD doesn't want to provide a UE 4.18 download to test your mod.
Greetings.

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#4566856 - 05/01/21 04:36 PM Re: VonS "Casual Campaigns" WOFF Thread [Re: VonS]  
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Thank you for the kind words Asam - it took me a while to get FrankenWOFF stable but it is a fun mod. indeed, and AMD-vid. card friendly.

OBD is a fairly small development team so I doubt that they have an archives section of their website where previous WOFF patches may be downloaded. Technically, the 4.18 patch was only a patch/upgrade, but the full install of WOFF at that time, at puchase, was 4.07 if I remember correctly.

I had considered posting instructions publicly, at one point, for how to make a FrankenWOFF install - considering that it requires that one legally owns WOFF UE and the PE upgrade, anyway, in order for the franken-install to work, so there is nothing tasteless about the install instructions - but there is not much point in doing so because it would require that one had purchased WOFF UE sometime in 2017 approximately, and that one also has the 4.18 upgrade patch downloaded/saved, from 2017 or 2018, somewhere on their SSD/HDD.

So, in short, only a small no. of WOFFers would be able to do the FrankenWOFF. I recommend instead for those who have later versions of WOFF UE, or PE, or BHAH.II - if interested in recreating a similar look/color to your WOFF install - to check over the following link (it provides my ReShade presets files for WOFF, and WOTR, and which attempt to imitate the atmosphere of my 4.18 hybrid UE/PE install with its subtle bloom addon for Bucksnort's SweetFX mod.; also see the "Read Me" instructions in that zipped package for necessary options to install, and necessary filters to activate, via ReShade - in order to get the look indicated in the second picture in that post):

https://combatace.com/forums/topic/92320-fm-tweaks-for-woffuepe/?tab=comments#comment-782377

Cheers all and happy WOFFing,
Von S smile2

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// See WOFF on a Mac post for installation instructions regarding WOFF UE/PE/BH&H2 on Macs (https://tinyurl.com/WOFFonMac) // VonS WOFF/WOTR mods. are tweaks of files that are © OBD Software. // FE2 Tweaked FMs & Realism Pack (https://tinyurl.com/FE2fms) // FE2 Representative Vids. (https://tinyurl.com/fe2onamac) //
#4566995 - 05/03/21 06:38 AM Re: VonS "Casual Campaigns" WOFF Thread [Re: VonS]  
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Brief update that BH&H 2 successfully installs both into (classic) WineSkin on the Mac, as well as effectively transplanting/extracting to the Win10 side of the Mac (in Bootcamp) - those interested in further info. and (beneficial) Mac-peculiarities regarding the installation procedure are recommended to check over the relevant, bottom section of the long WOFF-on-Mac post located under the stickied threads for WOFF, on SimHQ.

Happy flying all,
Von S smile2


// See WOFF on a Mac post for installation instructions regarding WOFF UE/PE/BH&H2 on Macs (https://tinyurl.com/WOFFonMac) // VonS WOFF/WOTR mods. are tweaks of files that are © OBD Software. // FE2 Tweaked FMs & Realism Pack (https://tinyurl.com/FE2fms) // FE2 Representative Vids. (https://tinyurl.com/fe2onamac) //
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