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by lvjtn
2021-06-21 07:04, Monday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Panel and menu sizes
Replies: 1
Views: 297

Re: Panel and menu sizes

:welcome JCV!

it's only my personal observation: the sdl engine zooming function works smoothly with 200% and 300% scales, any other scales may distort the graphics a bit
by lvjtn
2021-05-25 09:24, Tuesday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Prussian 7 Years War - Siege of Pirna: Help please with Siege Tactics
Replies: 2
Views: 495

Re: Prussian 7 Years War - Siege of Pirna: Help please with Siege Tactics

:welcome Fabio thanks for playing this campaign there are a few things what can be significant to win any scenarios made for spring of nations efile: - use the longest (range-4) canons to silence the enemy's guns - use your light cavalry (recon) to bypass the enemy's defense line and destroy the dam...
by lvjtn
2021-05-14 18:37, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 362
Views: 46600

Re: [OMK] Unmistakably, the Pub Is...Near Death JP's Territory

However, I hope all this unpleasantness has allowed Csaba to draw his conclusions (as well as ponder the unavoidable political implications on a macro scale) clearly pointed to by the "little example" entailing the empirically observable ( de facto ) realities underpinning forum "censorship" and su...
by lvjtn
2021-05-14 18:05, Friday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: the OpenGen site: www.open-general.com
Replies: 14
Views: 3494

Re: the OpenGen site: www.open-general.com

Parabellum wrote:
2021-05-11 13:49, Tuesday
Please update heading and links!
so basically the links should be corrected on Luis' site, am i right?

i'm asking it to know it's me who should fix something or Luis
by lvjtn
2021-04-22 21:35, Thursday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Screen goes white then game crashes! please help!
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: Screen goes white then game crashes! please help!

Grezzo wrote:
2021-04-22 19:19, Thursday
lvjtn wrote:
2021-04-22 17:05, Thursday
where did you installed the game?
i installed the game in a folder on the desktop
would you try to install it in c:/opengen?

and a few user reported that their antivir/firewall sw blocked the game
by lvjtn
2021-04-22 17:05, Thursday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Screen goes white then game crashes! please help!
Replies: 4
Views: 555

Re: Screen goes white then game crashes! please help!

where did you installed the game? When selecting the installation folder, you should avoid special Windows folders like “Documents”, “Programs Files”, “Users” or similar, as later you won’t be able to add new stuff or even save your savegames. The recommended installation folder is “C:\OpenGen”. ano...
by lvjtn
2021-04-22 11:21, Thursday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Question about artillery and Support Fire
Replies: 4
Views: 579

Re: Question about artillery and Support Fire

Then imagine guns with a range of 8 giving fire support. The area such a gun covers on a map is hugh. well, actually that's the case for cold war efiles. and most of the guns are self propelled with mechanized "q" ability, so artillery class can create a real bloodbath instantly the counter battery...
by lvjtn
2021-04-19 16:34, Monday
Forum: Open General
Topic: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))
Replies: 414
Views: 86262

Re: info about building airport(s)

Exact. Thank you for remembering. My question was about a hypotetical additional coded limit. some part of the building rules are hard coded, but the values can be customized, so when you play different campaigns, the requirements can be different 1. most importantly: "allow to BUILD" scenario opti...
by lvjtn
2021-04-19 16:24, Monday
Forum: Open General
Topic: New user - screen resolution question
Replies: 8
Views: 1090

Re: New user - screen resolution question

OG clearly says I am running in 800 x 600, so it does still support it. okay, that's great. actually, the original pg2 runs on 640x480, which is definitely not supported by opengen, so your real option will be the zoom factor, if opengen is too small on 800x600 btw. 640x480 was introduced for the o...
by lvjtn
2021-04-18 16:54, Sunday
Forum: Open General
Topic: New user - screen resolution question
Replies: 8
Views: 1090

Re: New user - screen resolution question

:welcome But recently I got a newer laptop which has a higher 1920 x 1080 resolution first of all, imo 1920x1080 on a 14-15" laptop is insanly stupid idea. not only for opengen, but entirely. idk why it industry forces this madness, but it's only my personal :2cents i use 1280x720 or 1366x768 depend...
by lvjtn
2021-04-06 19:19, Tuesday
Forum: Open General
Topic: AI Version to use?
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: AI Version to use?

you always should use the a.i. version linked to the scenarios. that's what they are designed for
by lvjtn
2021-03-26 11:16, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 362
Views: 46600

Re: Open Mike

the current monitor high resolutions twinned with relatively small screens are a curse when it comes to on-screen readability of text in lower case. just use higher dpi for the fonts (e.g. 144 instead of 96) :p actually, the idea of eliminating cases is excellent, that's only a post-antique junk ;)
by lvjtn
2021-03-18 17:09, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 362
Views: 46600

Re: Open Mike

again, Bülent, if there is no problem between you and Ale, then it's okay, maybe i was hasty and misinterpreted some words, i'm sorry regarding the "purple mods": this is mostly like the honorary consul position: a sort of appreciation without too much duties. i think it's only Para in the campaign ...
by lvjtn
2021-03-18 10:10, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 362
Views: 46600

Re: Open Mike

I'm really puzzled by this statement. For the life of me, I can't find anything remotely objectionable, let alone combative, in the contents of posts dealing with Balkan / Levant affairs accommodated under this rather "permissive" topic. Is it possible that a new "administrative" consensus has rece...
by lvjtn
2021-03-17 21:30, Wednesday
Forum: Open General
Topic: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))
Replies: 414
Views: 86262

Re: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))

(...) ask if there is a update planned for the openicons.dat with my icons from last year september/october? :-o yep, i always plan to release them. i've actually decided last week to add icons without checking images and writing the decent descriptions, and do it later when things will calm down o...
by lvjtn
2021-03-17 18:40, Wednesday
Forum: Open General
Topic: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))
Replies: 414
Views: 86262

Re: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))

So it is only working with this % sign? imo these values work with and without % sign (at least they should ;) ). it's an old habit from the old terrain.txt times that i use them like that Btw a bridge can be built on ocean too (?) Basically that is possible, yes, but that depends on efile and scen...
by lvjtn
2021-03-17 18:01, Wednesday
Forum: Open General
Topic: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))
Replies: 414
Views: 86262

Re: OpenGen Questions & Bugs - Latest exe: 0.93.4.0 (25-Dec-2020))

Done! I put Impassable river to Allow bridge = 0. Thank you for the tip. I wouldn't do that. If you want to allow some minimum supply on impassible rivers, so units do not get stuck like in your picture, i'd set the supply factor to something like 20 or 30%. it's much better to give +10% supply for...
by lvjtn
2021-03-17 17:28, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 362
Views: 46600

Re: Open Mike

gentlemen, i hope nobody will launch the next (virtual) balkan war here +1 personal comment. basically every nation has very bad experiences regarding their neighbors and also there are dark pages in the history of every nation. same for the religion. but bad relations can be improved easly. e.g. th...
by lvjtn
2021-03-15 22:15, Monday
Forum: CC22
Topic: whereis CC XXII (AK) @100 % - Done! *
Replies: 25
Views: 2639

Re: whereis CC XXII (AK) @100 %

whereis wrote:
2021-03-15 22:00, Monday
So here is my 3rd St. Lo in a row ;)... I guess this should be named Metz.
thanks for the reminder, i've fixed the naming errors in the cc22 (ak) package
by lvjtn
2021-03-07 09:55, Sunday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: Donations for hosting www.open-general.com
Replies: 4
Views: 5456

Re: Donations for hosting www.open-general.com

we've renewed the domain and webhosting services of this site for another year, so here you are the updated financial situation on marc 7, 2021 : summary : our site is fully financed till march/april 2022 and we have enough money to renew it for another 25 months (more than two years) details : tota...
by lvjtn
2021-03-07 09:44, Sunday
Forum: Polskie Forum
Topic: Gustlik is dead
Replies: 13
Views: 2189

Re: Gustlik is dead

what a tragic news! he was a great designer and this community wouldn't be the same without him :( rest in peace!

my condolences to his family, friends and the polish opengen community
by lvjtn
2021-03-01 17:12, Monday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Cannot download map 0 error
Replies: 19
Views: 2829

Re: Cannot download map 0 error

Tigerfuzz (welcome :howdy ) is right about the error message. I just installed the latest full installer of the game and everytime a map is downloaded , no matter the map or campaign or efile, the error message is shown again and again: https://abload.de/img/unbenannt7sjd4.jpg it's not completely t...
by lvjtn
2021-02-26 21:15, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: KAWAI disto - Panzer Vor! (just for fun)
Replies: 7
Views: 1011

Re: KAWAI disto - Panzer Vor! (just for fun)

wow! :) it's a pity i don't remember how i calculated the stats so i didn't add new schools and scenarios covering the movie, etc.

have fun! :howdy
by lvjtn
2021-02-22 10:03, Monday
Forum: CC22
Topic: Para's CC22 (BP) @ 100% done*
Replies: 18
Views: 1876

Re: Para's CC22 (BP) @ 100%

i see you realized that even towed ad guns can be handy in this campaign :) yep, the prestige / cap is :loco your reports show me how much effort pzmaniac took in order to make this campaign as enjoyable as my run was and one thing about bp: guns are real meatgrinders in this efile, basicaly this is...
by lvjtn
2021-02-22 09:55, Monday
Forum: Open General
Topic: FAQ and Howto (OpenGen + Suite)
Replies: 63
Views: 9514

Re: FAQ and Howto (OpenGen + Suite)

Major Heinz wrote:
2021-02-21 21:07, Sunday
I am working with puchase lists in a scenario for the first time
Clemens answered your question correctly, but let me suggest something else which would be much easier: try using the fronts/factions. most of the recent efile have very nice and detailed f/f settings :2cents
by lvjtn
2021-02-12 20:47, Friday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

15. seelow heights - ltbv i didn't wait the commies to attack, i immediately launched my offensive. no matter ai had 15+ arties, auxes dried them out and i broke the soviet lines in gt-2 around frankfurt an der oder, the rest was a massacre, it could have been bv-3, yep, three combat support recons...
by lvjtn
2021-02-12 17:49, Friday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

14. łódź - lttv just rushed to the western vhs, one tank led my column, 1-1 pz and spat left behind to delay the commies. i missed the bv by one turn, so i fought till lttv, thoufh all of my units have 5 bars, so idk why :) upgraded the last recon to cc unit, and os-ed a few important units (tanks,...
by lvjtn
2021-02-12 16:46, Friday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

13. dukla - lttv i expected strong tank armies to deal with, but only a few soviet armored vehicles appeared, otoh, the red airforce was strong and when it snowed, they blocked the supply of my units, so the scenario became challenging a bit. of course, i killed almost everything at the end. i also...
by lvjtn
2021-02-12 07:43, Friday
Forum: Open General
Topic: A few questions
Replies: 1
Views: 519

Re: A few questions

2. I have problems with the visibility of things. In my Let's Plays it is often difficult to read the results in the box above because the font is so small and I also often have problems distinguishing between the fight predictions 5 and 6 because everything is too small (at the MTC this also cost ...
by lvjtn
2021-02-11 20:13, Thursday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

12. nordwind - lttv it was pretty much the original ssi-design, and a gold mine :) i upgraded the dev.fire arty to 17cm k18, and all remaining inf to ss pzgrenadiere Current scenario: Dukla Pass, VH prestige is 80 , All map prestige is: 160 Army cost: 8808 , Current prestige is 209 AI stance is Agg...
by lvjtn
2021-02-11 18:22, Thursday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

11. metz - lttv ai never had any chance to cross the moselle river, and after 2-3 defensive turns i launched my counterattack and crushed the yankees upgraded the second tank to panther g, the combat support recon got half-tracks, upgraded a gebirgsjäger to ss pzgrenadiere and the last horte tpt of...
by lvjtn
2021-02-10 22:40, Wednesday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

10. nancy - lttv +1 (last) leader the number of the allied airforce is the same as it was in normandy but the quality is much better, it was harder to eliminate the usaaf, fortunately the last leader was picked by the spad, and tv limit was also very friendly, so i could form a strong defense in th...
by lvjtn
2021-02-09 19:50, Tuesday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

9. st-lô - lttv +2 leaders much harder than previous scenarios, but regular victory would be doable without losing a core. after creating a strong defense around the northern airfield, my most mobile units turned to south, cleared the western bank of the main river (vire river), while the auxes hel...
by lvjtn
2021-02-09 17:27, Tuesday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

8. carentan - lttv the beneficts of my tactics are cumulating: this one was another easy mission unlike as expected: the 8,8 flak proved its fame and i was able to neutralize all bombers (though killed only a few planes) in an early stage of the scenario and my mobile ground forces advanced unarmed...
by lvjtn
2021-02-08 22:31, Monday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

7. corinth - lttv +2 leaders an easy-peasy intermission (could be a bv again), i tried to train the least experienced units after thinking a lot, i decided to keep my fighters and to buy a 8,8 flak instead of a sold inexperienced 3,7 flak, and i continued the upgrade of my inf detachment (i have a ...
by lvjtn
2021-02-08 20:44, Monday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

6. kharkov - lttv +2 leaders another piece of cake, IF you are patient the commies massacred the romanian auxes and then rushed toward the german vh in the SW, i waited them on the flanks, and crushed the encircled soviet army without any problem, the result could have been a bv again, but, you kno...
by lvjtn
2021-02-08 00:57, Monday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

5. gela - lttv +5 leaders it was a walk in the park, maybe it could have been a bv too. of course there are signifigant differences why it was so easy for me, unlike whereis wrote: - i have a combat support recon leader, which has only two bars, but it was busy to support my flaks and arty guns, so...
by lvjtn
2021-02-07 20:27, Sunday
Forum: CC22
Topic: whereis CC XXII (AK) @100 % - Done! *
Replies: 25
Views: 2639

Re: whereis CC XXII (AK) @100 %

why do you push so hard and go for bv? protos are disabled during the entire campaign, slower speed means you can concentrate your core and beat ai's battlegroups one by one and/or you can let them kill themselves in suicide attacks :2cents
by lvjtn
2021-02-07 20:22, Sunday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

4. syracuse - lttv +1 leader i deployed my best units to north, and the rest only defended the roads and paths toward the italian vh, retreating slowly, while my main core break through the british defense, cleared the northern city and turned to south and rushed alongside the coastline (the mobile...
by lvjtn
2021-02-07 17:58, Sunday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: Forum design
Replies: 56
Views: 14166

Re: Forum design

i second Jurgen's opinion

if there will be fllod of aars, we can create a new subforum for them, of course
by lvjtn
2021-02-07 01:58, Sunday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

3. don - lttv +2 leaders that was brutal, restarted a few times to figure out how to stop the commies. basicaly i sent all core to the north-western path, and tried to stop ai behind the river. i managed it, but the cost was terrible, i had to send back more and more badly damaged core and sacrific...
by lvjtn
2021-02-05 10:18, Friday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

Hello Csaba, thank you for investing time into the problem. In my opinion, the goal should be to have the same starting conditions in all three e-files. actually, that was the reality in 2004, but as i see Jan tuned this campaign, the bp is the oldest, lg is the newest, and the cc team at that time...
by lvjtn
2021-02-05 01:03, Friday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

Re: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50%

1. chir - lttv (replay) i wasn't happy with my "tankless" core, so i restarted the campaign and purchased 1-1 decent pz iii and pz iv tank, but it meant i could purchase the worst kind of units from other classes, like 3,7cm pak or 2cm flak. the scenario was much harder, as the 7,5cm pak were much ...
by lvjtn
2021-02-04 22:40, Thursday
Forum: CC22
Topic: csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*
Replies: 20
Views: 2083

csaba tries cc22 (lg) @50% - done!*

okay, it's mostly a playtest, so i might abandon it anytime i feel it's too harsh for me :) i read the announcement, and this is definitely a messedd cc, some of the campaigns have been updated, starting core and readme have been changed and they aren't consistent i picked up the lg version because ...
by lvjtn
2021-02-04 18:30, Thursday
Forum: Equipment Files
Topic: NOKorp E-File
Replies: 24
Views: 3682

Re: NOKorp E-File

welcome back! :howdy
by lvjtn
2021-02-04 18:24, Thursday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: CC22 Inconsistencies between the E-Files versions
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: CC22 Inconsistencies between the E-Files versions

it's funny that "everybody" said in the good old days that bp is a harsh efile and campaigns made for it are much harder to play, but you are right, the permanent and inconsistent changes in the lg efile and acmpaigns can ruin playability. that's why we restored the original efile versions for the o...
by lvjtn
2021-02-01 08:32, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 362
Views: 46600

Re: Why Not ?

Ok, given the recent, unilaterally proclaimed "posting race", it's in the practical interest of "Open Mike" to invite as many posts as possible, right ? :doh i sincerely ask everybody posting here to not start a spam war. okay, it's the pub, the rules about offtopic posting are less restrictive her...
by lvjtn
2021-02-01 07:50, Monday
Forum: MTC I
Topic: Lets Godzila some Kongs - MTC 1
Replies: 47
Views: 4044

Re: Lets Godzila some Kongs - MTC 1

welcome back, Aries! :howdy happy hunting! if yomeone has a chance to reach Para's records, it's you! i strongly recommend to use the fastest, fully os-ed tanks as a :monster later a flame version of the t-34 will be available with good stats and overrun (please send me a p.m. if you want to restore...
by lvjtn
2021-01-17 09:58, Sunday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: ranks on the forum
Replies: 5
Views: 1914

Re: ranks on the forum

dear everbody!

i try to reinstate old ranks what people had on jp's, but my presence is hectic and my attention is grabbed so much work/life related stuffs, so i easly can miss somebody or mess things up

please, don't hesitate to report when i do an oopsie or forget to set your old ranks
by lvjtn
2021-01-17 09:41, Sunday
Forum: MTC I
Topic: Parabellum's MTC @ 100% done *
Replies: 26
Views: 3466

Re: Parabellum's MTC @ 100%

congratulations!

i think it's not premature to announce you as a winner :iwin :cheers :howdy