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by lvjtn
2024-02-07 06:22, Wednesday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: SPAM-Invasion
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: SPAM-Invasion

Do all bots have the same general IP resp. are from the same country? not really, they are coming from china, russia and usa from various ip addresses recently i deleted the new bots, changed the registration question and i'm learning how to use recaptcha for phpbb forum engine, but i can't promise...
by lvjtn
2024-02-06 21:26, Tuesday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: SPAM-Invasion
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: SPAM-Invasion

you are right

what's your proposal? should we change the restriction of the registration?

now it's very easy to answer the confirmation question, it can be something harder to answer

i'm absolutely open minded to find a good way to keep this forum safe
by lvjtn
2023-03-21 13:12, Tuesday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: Donations for hosting www.open-general.com
Replies: 8
Views: 63342

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

the domain and the web hosting are renewed for another year (april 2024), i will post the actual budget soon
by lvjtn
2023-03-21 13:07, Tuesday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: search broken on this forum
Replies: 2
Views: 2251

Re: search broken on this forum

sorry, you are right, it's broken

unfortunately, i'm not active anymore, so unless someone with php/mysql knowledge and free time will volunteer for this job, i'm afraid, it will not be fixed
by lvjtn
2022-11-09 11:06, Wednesday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: Donations for hosting www.open-general.com
Replies: 8
Views: 63342

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

here you are our financial situation on november 9, 2022 : summary : our site is fully financed till march/april 2023 and we have enough money to renew it for another 43 months (more than three years) details : total donation (42 persons, from april 2018 to november 2022): 1121.11€ total costs: 693....
by lvjtn
2022-09-15 20:48, Thursday
Forum: Open General
Topic: convert or load up
Replies: 3
Views: 1425

Re: convert or load up

afaik the shp file format what the pg2 used for gui and graphics is no longer supported in opengen otoh, basically all important user-made (and the original) pg2 efiles have been converted for opengen, you can find them in pg2 and cc packs when you find a campaign, what hasn't been added to the afor...
by lvjtn
2022-04-10 06:02, Sunday
Forum: Open General
Topic: MAC/Ipad
Replies: 2
Views: 1827

Re: MAC/Ipad

now there is no other native version of open general beside the windows version, and afaik there won't be in the recent future

the only way running open general under macOS is using an emulator or virtual machine:
https://www.howtogeek.com/187359/5-ways ... -on-a-mac/
by lvjtn
2022-03-30 15:58, Wednesday
Forum: Equipment Files
Topic: unofficial EFILE_PG2 1.02R17 (2019-08-13)
Replies: 11
Views: 6267

Re: unofficial EFILE_PG2 1.02R17 (2019-08-13)

wow, i haven't noticed g****gle actually deleted the files i stored on my site, not only the web frontend sorry, i look for a permanent solution for this EDIT: i've uploaded EFILE_PG2 1.02R17 (2019-08-13) to mediafire: https://www.mediafire.com/file/jgo2bot5d2n8otf/EFILE_PG2.zip/file i also changed ...
by lvjtn
2022-03-25 20:22, Friday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: Donations for hosting www.open-general.com
Replies: 8
Views: 63342

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

our domain has been renewed for another year, when the server hosting will be renewed too in april, i'll post the sums of financial records
by lvjtn
2022-03-25 20:14, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 421
Views: 204341

Re: Open Mike

topics are serious, while my tone is not always... lapsus with Tolstoyevski's books was fun :) ...and probably shows that I did not read all classics completely, remember those days and how we all cheated... but books are now kicked out of schools so no trouble in the future be honest, you are a li...
by lvjtn
2022-03-17 22:02, Thursday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: Promotion Ceremony - December 2021
Replies: 12
Views: 11028

Re: Promotion Ceremony - December 2021

congratulations!
by lvjtn
2022-03-17 21:51, Thursday
Forum: CC71
Topic: Doug plays CC71 @ 100% FINISHED *
Replies: 20
Views: 5362

Re: Doug plays CC71 @ 100% FINISHED *

thanks for playing hra! :bow

for the records: no-autorefit is a decision for what you can blame me. however, support fire is entirely Björn's concept. but it actually makes easier the late defensive scenarios compared to the original version of this campaign designed for Composite efile
by lvjtn
2022-03-17 21:45, Thursday
Forum: CC71
Topic: Dimitris try CC71-Hungarian Royal Army 1939-45 125% *
Replies: 5
Views: 1695

Re: Dimitris try CC71-Hungarian Royal Army 1939-45 125% *

:hi thanks for playing this campaign. nice to see you had some fun playing it
by lvjtn
2021-12-29 09:27, Wednesday
Forum: Open General
Topic: OG and big screen TV
Replies: 2
Views: 1993

Re: OG and big screen TV

i played once OG with a 43" screen attached. it has a full hd (1920x1080) resolution, so the size was fine, i guess WQHD (2560x1440) or 4K (3840x2160) can be a problem though unfortunately, the colors of an average tv sreen aren't so detailed, so the readability of the numbers (unit strength, combat...
by lvjtn
2021-12-25 07:50, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Merry Christmas 2021
Replies: 6
Views: 2246

Re: Merry Christmas 2021

Merry Christmas!

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Áldott, békés, boldog karácsot minenkinek!

:howdy :celebrate
by lvjtn
2021-11-17 08:27, Wednesday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: Donations for hosting www.open-general.com
Replies: 8
Views: 63342

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

it was a long time ago i updated this reposrt, so here you are our financial situation on november 15, 2021 : summary : our site is fully financed till march/april 2022 and we have enough money to renew it for another 38 months (more than three years) details : total donation (37 persons, from april...
by lvjtn
2021-11-12 16:37, Friday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Game settings
Replies: 5
Views: 2663

Re: Game settings

For example, in the 1st scenario the only unit I am allowed to buy are useless Pz I's. No artillery or planes or better tanks that the Germans surely used at that stage in the war. Is there a way in the Suite to remove this restriction? yes, there is but this is not what you are intended to do. the...
by lvjtn
2021-11-11 20:54, Thursday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Game settings
Replies: 5
Views: 2663

Re: Game settings

what do you mean about "game settngs"? the scenario/campaigns setting like what units can be purchased, how many prestige points you get, etc. or actual game settings like speed of mouse, resolution, sound, etc? players are not intended to change the campaign/scenario settings or efiles, though it's...
by lvjtn
2021-11-05 16:12, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 421
Views: 204341

Re: Open Mike

just a short :howdy to all of you

still alive, just new job & new goals

so it's not a random secret sevice dropping me into a "toleranz macht frei!" camp brainwashing my dirty mind :lol :sh :evil
by lvjtn
2021-11-05 16:08, Friday
Forum: Development Board
Topic: the OpenGen site: www.open-general.com
Replies: 16
Views: 10170

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

Hello :howdy I can not search for icons on the OG homepage icon database ( http://www.open-general.com/icon.php ) anymore. Always get an error: network timeout. Anyone else has this problem? it works for me, though it's definitely slower, i should purge and tune the database maybe around christmas ...
by lvjtn
2021-06-21 07:04, Monday
Forum: Open General
Topic: Panel and menu sizes
Replies: 1
Views: 1845

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: 2203

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: 421
Views: 204341

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: 16
Views: 10170

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: 2816

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: 2816

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: 2635

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: 0.93.5.RC1.f (21-Feb-2024)
Replies: 543
Views: 471642

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: 5068

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: 5068

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: 2307

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: 421
Views: 204341

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: 421
Views: 204341

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: 421
Views: 204341

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: 0.93.5.RC1.f (21-Feb-2024)
Replies: 543
Views: 471642

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: 0.93.5.RC1.f (21-Feb-2024)
Replies: 543
Views: 471642

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: 0.93.5.RC1.f (21-Feb-2024)
Replies: 543
Views: 471642

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: 421
Views: 204341

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: 9841

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: 8
Views: 63342

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: 6796

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: 9743

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: 3037

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: 6451

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: 115
Views: 55254

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: 7842

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: 7842

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: 7842

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: 2355

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: 7842

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...