Since december 2012 Battlestations: Midway is supported by GameSpy no longer. The only one possibility for Midway players is GameRanger. Please visit www.gameranger.com, download Gameranger client and make new account. You can find other Midway players in the Gameranger rooms. BS:M patch 1.1.1 is required to play online battles. Iowa Mission Pack and Midway Modders Mappacks 1 and 2 are recommended.

Skinpack

Skinpack

I've decided to start a job on this. The target is - replace original textures by Eidos with these incoming with mappack 2 (created by us). It will change original multiplayer maps: starting with Luzon, ending with Sibuyan. There we can expect some very good textures created for BSP by Oomperial - we agreed that we should use our work together. You can see some of these textures in that topic: http://battlestations.eu/index.php/forum/topic?id=874

It will be 100% compatible. No need to keep installing it in order - simple download it and install. You still be able to play original maps with/against guys without Skinpack. Hovewer - you can not expect more than one texture for same class on one map (like it's done in Mappack2, where you can see 2 or 3 same class units with different textures on one map). Just to keep 100% compatibility with all guys without mappack 1, 2 and skinpack.

Most of units are retextured, but there are still untouched units (PT Boat or B17 for example, islands textures too) so if anyone wants to create something new you're welcome.

Additionally I will need small beta team to make some tests before release it public. If you want to be a tester - simply put your access here.

It should be available for all in one month (first days of december).

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accepted  bp

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i could help wit beta when testing

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i could help wit beta when testing

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Ok. Accepted. Thanx for your contribution. When it will be done (first version should be available in7-10 days), i'll send private messages to You with info where to download and how to install it.

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Ghostface, not meaning to be an ass, but where the hell have you been?????!!?!?!?

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Count me in!

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Count me in!

Okay but... you must install BSM again ag Did You ever saw Mappack2, M0n3y??

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my too can help ab

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Skinpack (alpha version) is already done. Need day or two to test all maps if they working OK and then i'll upload files. Stay connect ab

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Adi_POL wrote:

my too can help ab

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Count me in!

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i could help wit beta when testing

4 guys - not so much... please send me private message with confirmation of that you still want to help me test Skinpack. I will reply ASAP with download link. Frst version of Skinpack is already uploaded on server.


You need download, backup your mpak folder and extract archive you downloaded into Battlestations Midway folder. Currently 6 maps are converted. You can play with any other guy (without Skinpack installed), because Skinpack is 100% compatible with any version of BSM. With or without mappacks.

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Theres always me mate, this might actually give me a reason to get back into BSM a bit.

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Hi all,
Sign me up Id like to help with testing.  On a side note, making a model of the Supermarine Walrus that the CA Dorsetshite carries. I am making improvements to the ship that i got from Vendi. http://battlestations.eu/components/com_agora/img/members/673/walrus3.jpg

Its build in Rhino, and will convert it to 3ds. What file size should it be when i convert it for it to work well in the game?

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Hi guys. Both of You got PM with download links. Please download and unpack files, then give me a feedback. It's first initial version, but for sure you will see differences.

First I want concentrate on ships and planes, after I will play with island and buildings too. Skinpack full version will be about 400MB filesize. The small change - IT WILL REQUIRE MAPPACK2 INSTALLED (i've decided to play with global textures too). For faster downloads and upgrades, i've also decided to split Skinpack into two packs
1) Solomon, Coral, Vella, Samar, Steel, Surigao
2) Subiyan, MI, Phillippines, Luzon (>> ag <<) and Global Files.

The order of unpacking isn't important, version is important, one file (pack1) is available, second will be available in 24h. Global files contains - wildcat, sbd, tbd, fletcher and some decks. Just Subscribe to this topic (or make sure you are subscribed) to get fresh info.

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I hosted one game SURIGAO, new skins on CA's were beautiful. But when I played in Chaz's room, game crashed.

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