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Old 06-20-2007, 03:08 PM   #1
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I am just finishing a "Coral Sea" patrol where your sub leaves Port Moresby
on the 5th of May. I have tried to make all the TFs original but the game
just doesn't have some of the ships needed so I did the best I could. I set
the routes as close to historical as I could from pics in my extensive WW2
library of books. Since aircraft won't attack other aircraft and the carriers
don't have the large air flight formations, I had to fudge on some of that too.
All in all, despite some of the shortcomings, it works out fairly well. If you patrol
in the area I have marked, you should see some air & naval battles. Best of all,
you can join in to sink or damage some of them yourself....

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Old 06-20-2007, 04:19 PM   #2
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Very nice, look forward to it

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Old 06-20-2007, 06:11 PM   #3
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Ok, did a little more fudging with the larger air formations by putting in
some random air flights of from 6 to 12 planes. I set them all to 75% so
that they will not appear 100% of the time. Put some minefields in the
shallow waters to give the appearence of the enemy invasion forces
having to go around the land tip and not take any shortcuts. It should
be almost finished. I will test it tonight and hopefull if all goes right, I
can post if for DL sometime tomorrow....

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Old 06-22-2007, 03:35 PM   #4
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Ok, the patrol works fine but I can't get the TGA pic file to load when
the game is at the opening screen (no pic). Othwise it is way better
and much more historical than the "Battle of the Coral Sea" the devs
put in as a mission. All they did was to put ships/planes from both
sides in the Coral Sea....

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Old 06-22-2007, 08:04 PM   #5
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where do we d/l this?
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Old 06-22-2007, 08:51 PM   #6
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I will set it up here thru Filefront when I get it completely done...

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