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New Ideas for BSM and BSP

New Ideas for BSM and BSP

Hi everyone,

Here is idea worth sharing . . .

First, let me start with Battlestations Midway. I like the idea of having to launch seaplanes from a cruiser or battleships as recon planes, like Battlestations Pacific (BSP).  In addition, be able to select different types of weapons - torpedos, depth chargers, rockets, bombs, and etc - for the recon planes before you launch them - similar to the carrier launching format.

What do you think?

Second, BSP has developed cruiser and battleship recon plane launching capability. However, it would  be a blast to select different types of weaponary as mention above. 

Is this possible?? 

It is a GREAT idea, right!!! 

Thanks for your time and input. Take care, Bushidocode.

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Re: New Ideas for BSM and BSP

Im not sure really if its possible, odds are its a game engine thing and well modding something thats hard coded in the game engine is not so easy, we can look into it when the map pack is done, but good chance it wont be possible in BSM.

As for BSP, again game engine thing, at most we can change what it normally launches with but thats about it.

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Re: New Ideas for BSM and BSP

Another idea for BSM, add pocket battleships. There are cool and a serious threat to cruisers. That is all, Bushidocode.

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Now now....Ghostface is making a program that will allow us to make model files for BSM. With a ton of luck and tons of work we might be able to get in a new unit in the game. But it is not as easy as 1 2 3 or map making. So, sorry but we will do our best to make it happen.

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Re: New Ideas for BSM and BSP

Just want to add my 5 cents. The major problem is first working unit imported to game by our modders. After that first one we can expect next 100 ae

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wow 100 new units awesome

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he said more than 100 ^^

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Re: New Ideas for BSM and BSP

Do you know when they will be usable in BSM?

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Re: New Ideas for BSM and BSP

I did like the turbo feature on the planes in Pacific.  I'd vote yes in regards to having the turbo feature on Midway planes.

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I, too, liked the turbo on BSP, but I think Midway makes up for it by having truer dive speeds. Doesn't it seem like the Midway planes dive faster than the Pacific planes? But, hey, I'd take the turbo feature, if offered. Liked using it to get away quicker after making torpedo/dive bomb runs.

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AgentArgon wrote:

I did like the turbo feature on the planes in Pacific.  I'd vote yes in regards to having the turbo feature on Midway planes.

That one feature is really cool (but i hate to use in combination with TAB - it's moving me to Desktop - grrr...)

But i'm not sure game engine let us change (and add) something like that in Midway. Now we should wait for our Modders opinions...

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Can you make the map of battle of midway like at the last mission in battlestation midway and can you make the battle of santa cruze. 
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Hi Galm,
It is not the right place to discuss about it.
Ideas have to arrive one by one, I gess admin agree, but for the mpment modders team is very very busy.
But Santa Cruze seems to be interesting, you have to give more details.
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Yes, I do agree with turbo idea for planes in BSM.

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I aggree too, if modders can make it of course

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