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lurker_hlb3 10-13-2007 11:16 PM

[REL] Run Silent, Run Deep - The Campaign V4xx
 
Run Silent, Run Deep
The Campaign
V5xx


Run Silent, Run Deep, the Campaign (RSRDC) is a major rewrite of the campaign layers of SH4 and is designed to overcome the following major stock campaign problems:

The various stock battle layers (i.e. BurmaJawa.mis, BattleOfMidway.mis, BattleofGuadalcanal.mis, etc) are sub-standard, not only from a ship content point of view but also from a track generation point of view and in my view completely un-reliable from a game play point of view. The reason for this is that these layers are written in a Scripted format that is completely unreliable when playing in Career mode.

The various Taskforce, Convoy, and Merchant layers that are total devoid of reality.

The mission objectives are sub-standard and need a major rewrite

The Special missions are also sub-standard and need work.

RSRDC solves all these problems


Installation / Compatibility

WARNING

I do not look at very possible mod that is out there. If you load a mod up, after RSRDC or OM and JSGME generates a conflict warning and you go ahead and loaded it anyway and RSRDC / OM no longer works correctly, It is NOT my problem, so don't ask me to fix it, because I won't.

WARNING


Install instructions:

Always install in port

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Stock (SH4 v15) RSRDC

Current Version

RSRDC_SH15_v550
RSRDC_V5xx_Patch1

Link:

http://www.subsim.com/radioroom/down...o=file&id=1416

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TMO 18x/19x/2x

Current Version

RSRDC_TMO_v502

Link


http://www.subsim.com/radioroom/down...o=file&id=1414


Install with JSGME in the following order

TMO
RSRDC_TMO_v50x
RSRDC_V5xx_Patch1


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RFB 1.52 / 2.x

Current Version

RSRDC_RFB_v575

Links:


http://www.subsim.com/radioroom/down...o=file&id=1415


Install with JSGME in the following order

RFB
RSRDC_RFBv15_v575
RSRDC_V5xx_Patch1

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RSRDC_V5xx_Patch1

Link

http://www.subsim.com/radioroom/down...o=file&id=1459





RSRDC V5XX Readme



Item1: All battle layers have been rewritten from scratch, using Pseudo Random track' generation. A Pseudo Random tracks is a random generated track file that is generates only once and along with hand edited changes that are not supported by the SH4MissionEditor, will ensure no matter when you start a campaign, the tracks will generate where and when they are supposes to.

Items2: Using the Senji Yuso Sendan Shi (Wartime Transportation Convoys History), by Shinshichiro Komamiya, RSRDC has recreated 1055 convoys from early 1942 to the end of war. (A copy of this document can be found in the support section of RSDRC)

Item3: Using the SH4 Batch Mission Editor v0.4' and custom script files, ships within the various layers have been recreated and the routes they travel have been change to have zigzags and various speeds. One of the key item is there is virtually nothing left of the stock layers The recreation of the ships within each layer is more realistic for that time of the war, i.e. your not going to see 4 Yamato in the same TF in 1943.

Item4: Every Patrol and Sink Objective file has been rewritten from scratch and now provides more detail information to execute the mission.

Item5: All Stock Special Ops missions have been disabled. New special operations missions are based of actual patrol logs.

Item6: ALL the Japanese Single Merchant / Convoy Layers using the random radius approach that I developed for OM.

Major Changes in V5x

- To ensure compatibility with TMO 18x/19x and RFB 2.x

- Since I haven't changed the spawn rate in awhile, there are major changes to the single ship campaign layer. This should make life a little more interesting.

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Special Notes/Known Problems:

(a) For those of you who enjoy reverse engineering, if you use the SH4MissionEditor on the Battle or Task Forces layers, under no circumstances make changes or select ok in the Group Properties window. If you do, you will cause All the tracks within the layer to longer generate correctly. The reason is that I'm making hand edits to these files to ensure that the tracks generate on time

(b)Because of a design feature that prevents ships from spawning within 20km of ownship, you may see cases were historical events do not correctly generate. So therefore, as an example, if you are 15 to 17nm from the Shortland Islands during the Battle of Guadalcanal, some of the Tokyo Express missions may not generate.




Credits

ATOD/Rhonen - ATOD/Madmax

- USS Enterprise
- Saratoga Class
- Essex Class
- Soryu
- IJN Shinano (original work by Nauticas 42 and upgraded by FOTRS)
- SBD Dauntless dive bomber
- B6N2 Tenzan
- Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki
- Vought F4U-4 Corsair
- Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate
- G4M Torpedo Bomber
- D4Y3 Suisei Dive-bomber

Beery

- CareerStart.upc, Flotillas.upc, PatrolObjective.cfg from REAL FLEET BOAT

denis_469

- Do24 and AM62N.

Ducimus

- For infecting me with CTD (Compulsive Tweaking Disorder), from the days creating my own custom install of SH3.

- Air_Visual sensors from TM172

- Narwhal Class SS

-Tench Class SS

FooFighters

NDD_Benham_sil
NDD_Bristol_sil
NDD_Porter_sil
NDD_Sims_sil
NDD_Sumner
NCL_Atlanta
NDD_C&D_sil
NDD_J_sil
NDD_V&W


Linevitch Dmitriy aka Psy06

- Hudson A-28 3D modeling used as the base for the PV1 / PV2
- Hudson Mk3 for Australian RAAF

Miguel Coca

- SH4 Batch Mission Editor v0.4

miner1436

shoho Class Light Carrier

miner1436 and DarkFish

- Pre-conversion Mogami Class CA

Nisgeis and tater

- Cha-1 Small SubChaser

Nauticas 42

IJN Shinano

skwasjer

- S3D - Silent 3ditor


Sergbuto

- F4F and Beaufighter from "Air_Attack_Mod_Part1". Bombs.xxx and Shells.xxx from the library directory. The BombDummy loadout to cause aircraft the strafe

Sergbuto and Greg Law

- Kclass cruiser as the baseline model for the Light Cruisers DeRuyter and Java

Tater

- Better IJNAF Bomb Loads v 1.1 and modified to support RSRDC
- Campaign.LOC from Improved Campaign Layers v0.70 and modified to support RSRDC
- Jap_Minefields.mis from Improved Campaign Layers v0.63 and modified to support RSRDC
- US_HarborTraffic.mis from Improved Campaign Layers v0.63 and modified to support RSRDC
- CLAgano.cfg, CVTaiho.cfg, DDAkizuki.cfg, MSNO13.cfg, SCSSubchaser.cfg from Improved Campaign Layers v0.62
- IJN Type13 Radar Fix Version 2.0
- IJN DC Mod, v0.9
- Concept of Stop & Go ship traffic and Icebergs in the Bering Sea.
- Better IJNAF Bomb Loads v 1.3 and modified to support RSRDC
- IJN DC Mod, v0.92
- XPC from ICL v0.78 and converted into Auxiliary SubChaser
- Real IJN Mod

TestPilot

- New B24/ PB4Y aircraft model
- New Bomb Shapes

WarHunter

- HMS Repulse


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RSRDC V5xxx Patch 1 Readme

This patch corrects the problem of "Dead Zones" (i.e. no IJN Ships) during time periods when one campaign layer is finishing and one is beginning.

Install in port

Works on "ALL" current versions of RSRDC

leovampire 10-13-2007 11:31 PM

WOW lot's of work there from the looks of all I read
 
Glad you got a lot of people together on it and managed to put out a larger package than you originaly talked about in the [WIP] thread for this!

Now let's hope patch 1.4 dosn't tear it appart on you.

602Sqn_Puff 10-14-2007 02:19 AM

Got an error that shows each time I load my current save game { also was present when the game laoded in base }
Current career started on 6th Dec 41 at Manila, when the game loads to 3d at the please wait screen I hear a windows error sound, alt tab out and there are two errors to clear

File not found: data\menu\gui\recmanual\covflagshoredefenses.dds

I clear both and the game loads and runs fine. Just a heads up to have a look...if it isn't your mod I'll try and track down which one it is, but I never had this until I loaded RSRDC

leovampire 10-14-2007 04:22 AM

In the top read me it says this!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 602Sqn_Puff
Got an error that shows each time I load my current save game { also was present when the game laoded in base }
Current career started on 6th Dec 41 at Manila, when the game loads to 3d at the please wait screen I hear a windows error sound, alt tab out and there are two errors to clear

File not found: data\menu\gui\recmanual\covflagshoredefenses.dds

I clear both and the game loads and runs fine. Just a heads up to have a look...if it isn't your mod I'll try and track down which one it is, but I never had this until I loaded RSRDC

Installation

RSRDC is designed to be installed using JSGME, hand installation is not recommended. You will need to start a new career after installation and old save games will not be compatible with RSRDC.

AVGWarhawk 10-14-2007 06:15 AM

Just one question. This mod has changed 41-42 shipping traffic. Once I'm into 42 and beyond, does the game revert back to the original vanilla version of traffic?


Sorry, second question: You have it as campaign meaning this is just for the campaign feature in the game or this is for the career function in the game?

BTW, this is just a great mod idea! Just beautiful!!!!!

AVGWarhawk 10-14-2007 07:11 AM

Tell you what.....after reading and re-reading your post, I'm throwing caution to the wind and running with this puppy! Off I go:up:

DavidH 10-14-2007 09:29 AM

Can this be stickied? Please!
 
Please!
Best mod/update collection so far
Thanks to all

David H

lurker_hlb3 10-14-2007 09:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 602Sqn_Puff
Got an error that shows each time I load my current save game { also was present when the game laoded in base }
Current career started on 6th Dec 41 at Manila, when the game loads to 3d at the please wait screen I hear a windows error sound, alt tab out and there are two errors to clear

File not found: data\menu\gui\recmanual\covflagshoredefenses.dds

I clear both and the game loads and runs fine. Just a heads up to have a look...if it isn't your mod I'll try and track down which one it is, but I never had this until I loaded RSRDC


data\menu\gui\recmanual\covflagshoredefenses.dds is from ICL v0.78 and not part of RSRDC


Quote:

Originally Posted by AVGWarhawk
Just one question. This mod has changed 41-42 shipping traffic. Once I'm into 42 and beyond, does the game revert back to the original vanilla version of traffic?


Sorry, second question: You have it as campaign meaning this is just for the campaign feature in the game or this is for the career function in the game?

BTW, this is just a great mod idea! Just beautiful!!!!!


All the merchant traffic has been rewritten and is valid for all game playing modes

AVGWarhawk 10-14-2007 09:38 AM

This is very promising for sure. Nice work. I like the new orders typed out and a couple of mission objectives to cover. You're on to something here and it is good:up: Off I go for more missions:D

MONOLITH 10-14-2007 09:43 AM

"Compulsive Tweaking Disorder" :rotfl:

JU_88 10-14-2007 10:10 AM

Wow! this is what appears to be the first SHIV supermod, Like the sound of it, Kudos to all involved :up:
I will give it whirl. ;)

AVGWarhawk 10-14-2007 11:23 AM

Quote:

#2 You know it is going to be a nightmare to make all of the new stuff ROW compatable right LMAO :rotfl:

I just added it to the end of my mod enabler list. It overwrote two ROW files. I believe reflections for two DD. Nothing else. ROW and this mod work just find together.:up:

The new messages/orders are much more immersive. Really good stuff here. Nice kickoff to this mod. Hats off sir!

MONOLITH 10-14-2007 11:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lurker_hlb3
Icebergs in the Bering Sea.



That's the type of stuff I love. :up:

MONOLITH 10-14-2007 11:29 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JU_88
Wow! this is what appears to be the first SHIV supermod. ;)


Indeed.

Thank you to all involved.

cdrsubron7 10-14-2007 11:40 AM

This looks really interesting, I will give this a try tonight some time. Just curious, were any re-writes of the abnormal DD activity changed from the 1.3 patch. Translation, will we still get sighted or detected by sonar ar very long ranges when we're approaching a convoy or task force? One other quick question. Are there mods compatible with the RSRD mod?


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