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Everything posted by ApexMods

  1. Wow - this bodes well for the future of GR titles, indeed! Now let's just hope that GR4 will do its name justice!
  2. Make sure your "demolitions-01.kit" contains demo charges - this is the one that will be auto-selected if you check the demo requirement in IGOR for the mission. Respectively, "demolitions-02.kit" is selected for AT requirement.
  3. Please bear with me while I introduce an analogy, here. Let's try to compare the ability to mod a game to the concept of open-source software - and no, I am not proposing an open-sourced game or game engine - I just want to focus on the potential of freely expanding the existing feature set of a software title through third-party developers. By now, all of us have come in contact with open-source software, the Firefox browser, Linux etc. - and we have seen what can happen when the united forces of independently thinking people are unleashed upon a software project: It suddenly develops th
  4. You could try GameRanger - there are always some Ghost Recon games going on, but you should at least have your Ghost Recon application fully updated to v1.4 (all patches are here). And, again, please consider buying the expansion packs, as most online games require both Island Thunder and Desert Siege to be installed. By now, their price is extremely low and they are really worth every cent.
  5. Want to feel really sad? Try on for size... :'(
  6. Kolt, my serious suggestion for you is this: Get yourself an early Christmas present! It is definitely worth it!
  7. You do not need to have a PayPal account to make the donation - a credit card and email account are all it takes. Unless, of course, you consider the consequences of having a credit card - after all, those pesky credit card holders are the people that brought the world economy down to its knees!
  8. There is also the "Advanced IGOR Guide", which is part 2 of the set. It can be found here.
  9. I had mine in the mailbox today! The packaging is very well done and the DVDs are just amazing! Everything shows a great attention to detail, and with the uniquely comprehensive compilation of content this DVD set is an absolute MUST for any serious Ghost Recon fan! Thanks so much, Rocky, for putting so much effort into this remarkable collectors item!
  10. Happy birthday, Rocky! And always remember: "It takes a long time to grow young." - Pablo Picasso
  11. Sounds like good news, thanks for the heads-up, Punisher!
  12. Sounds about right to me and fits in my 'rule of thumb' (12 players x 64 kbit/s = 768 kbit/s).
  13. Thanks, guys. Didn't have time to look into the maps in IGOR yet. The lack of levels / rooms explains the problem. What a pity they're not usable for SP missions, they look very nice!
  14. I wholeheartedly agree. Thanks for dropping by, Blake!
  15. "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot (1819 - 1880)
  16. *Theoretically*, you could host a small MP game on a 56K modem... but reality requires a bit more. As a rule of thumb in my experience, I'd say go with this formula: Minimum should be 32K per player, so let's say you have 4 players total, that would be 4x32K=128K. For 8 players this means 8x32K=256K and so forth. (BTW - all values refer to upload speed.) But it also depends on the kind of MP game (TvT, Co-Op mission with many enemies etc.) and the map. To more comfortably host demanding MP games/maps, you should at least double those values to min. 64K per player (e.g. min. 256K for 4 p
  17. What did you just say?!? Blasphemy!!! We shall see about that!!!
  18. Thales, have you found any way to fix those problems with the commandmaps? This seems to be a problem in the map models themselves, doesn't it? Or could this be fixable within the .env files through CMPieceBitmapNode / CMBasePlanningLevel / CMOffsetX / CMOffsetY?
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