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Changing Seaplane Payload

Changing Seaplane Payload

Is there a way to make a seaplane launched from ships and subs carry a different armament rather than the typical depth charge on ships and bombs from subs. Say, I wanted the Kingfisher on my Cleveland to carry bombs rather than depth charges or the Seiran on the I-400 to carry a torpedo rather than a bomb. Or is the ability to change plane payloads limited to headquarters with airfields and not for ships?

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Re: Changing Seaplane Payload

I think its possible to mod the payload of seaplanes but this would overpower subs and surfate ships.

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Re: Changing Seaplane Payload

robi777 wrote:

I think its possible to mod the payload of seaplanes but this would overpower subs and surfate ships.

How would it be overpowered?

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Re: Changing Seaplane Payload

You can change this very easily.
Open vehicleclasses.lua, navigate to the ship you want changed then look for a line called CatapultStock.
Here you can say which class must be launched (anything from a floatplane to a B-29) as well as how many the ship carries, how many can be launched at a time and their armament. To know which number to use for the armament you need to look up the Equipment line for that plane.

If you get stuck give my modding tutorials a run.
http://prospectusgames.weebly.com/battl … orial.html

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