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Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

With two multiplayer maps out over the last several months; it is now quite clear that we can create multiplayer maps and new skins for existing units.  However, it has come to my attention that no one has made a list of ideas for other ways we can mod midway.  After looking around the site, and doing some careful thinking, I am ready to fill this void on the site.

Here's what we know we can do:

     .  create new multiplayer maps
     .  create new skins for units
     .  create new sounds

Here are some ideas that I came across:

     .  Changing the loading screen

Well, here are some Ideas I think are good enough to CONSIDER.  Being only a significant member and not a modder, moderator or administrator, I can only suggest things like this, I can't make them offical.

     .  Changing the video that plays in the background in the main menu (We've seen the same thing for 2 years now, I think we should add other montages to acompany it)
     .  Creating single player missions.  We have successfully created 11 multiplayer maps, but I would like to see some single player maps get added as well.  In fact, we can start by creating single player interpretations of the maps we created.
     .  Making multiplayer missions playable in single player, So that way when no one else is on we won't have to be denied the right to play the multiplayer maps.
     .  Creating new units.  A 200 unit list can be found on beast's "Who Would Win" thread.  Organized by myself, at least 15 people suggested ideas at one point or another.  I don't want that list to go to waste, so let's figure out how to do it.
     .  A while back, someone (Tipsy, I believe) said he came across a level that Edios never completed, something about guarding a crippled carrier, playing as the Japanese.  I say we complete that level, and not let that idea have gone to waste.

Well, that's all for now.  If any of you have more ideas, I'll add them to this list.  And to the administrators, moderators and modders; please consider some of the things that I have just listed; I don't want to have written this thread for nothing.

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

wasn't someone making single player maps I thought he had a single player version of the battle of surigao strait

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

I know what you are talking about, but 1st I think we should see if it is possible to create single player maps in the first place

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

Somehow, this thread got overlooked very quickly... so I decided to bring this thread up.  Please read, there might be an idea or two here that just might be good enough to be considered.

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

* change textures islands / lands
* add new units
* create BsM 2 = Battlestations Atlantic ab           with ships and planes Great Britain and Deutsch
* optymalizing map or ping xd
* new hud
* maps on 16 players ag
* new menu
* change speed and range guns

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* new music
* new weapons
* capture islands ag

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Battlestations Atlantic???  It would be wonderful!!!

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yes be wondrfull iff we create it

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

Small thing... At this moment we dont know how to add new nationality and flag to the game ac

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

Didn't we add the Australian Flag when we did Invasion of Port Moresby?

BTW, Adi_Pol, could you please post only ideas that I didn't already list... It's kind of confusing trying to figure out which ideas you posted that are new to the thread and which ones I already listed.

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

Triviaman wrote:

Didn't we add the Australian Flag when we did Invasion of Port Moresby?

We USE that flag, but Eidos ADDED that flag. Just for info ab

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Really?  Just out of curiosity, what Flags do we have access to?

US, British, Dutch, Australian and Japanese?

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

Yes. Not less no more. We need to find how to add new flag (and nationality!) to the game.
In fact,  noone was looking for it too much. These flags which are available it was enough for us.

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

Well, If I find some flags of nations that would be good additions, should I post them here?

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Re: Ideas of how to mod Midway even more

Someone did post it somewhere, I remember we had a big discussion about flags after I posted the Kreigsmarine flag... here it is

http://battlestations.eu/index.php/en/f … pic?id=224

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