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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2880 on: July 05, 2018, 12:11:36 pm »
I see. Still, I would really prefer if patching the Transifex was done by someone who actually speaks Hungarian. (I probably could copy it, but will only do it as a last resort.)

Ok, I fully understand you.

Transifex see bugy, some label missing/changed somehow. Hmm... Maybe I should register for the transifex and work the translations right there. More eyes see more :)

(I would have time... ;))

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2881 on: July 05, 2018, 01:48:46 pm »
Ok, I fully understand you.

Transifex see bugy, some label missing/changed somehow. Hmm... Maybe I should register for the transifex and work the translations right there. More eyes see more :)

(I would have time... ;))

Thanks for understanding. I realize it's a bother, but I think it's the only way to do it right.

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2882 on: July 06, 2018, 03:09:13 pm »
Thanks for understanding. I realize it's a bother, but I think it's the only way to do it right.

Eh... i registered to trasiflex, go to update FMP translation... some time later: error 500 Page unavailable.

pff. I will try later ;)

...later: citation complette ;)
« Last Edit: July 06, 2018, 03:30:08 pm by F.E.K. »

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2883 on: July 06, 2018, 08:52:26 pm »
Great! Thanks again. I will pull it when I'm releasing the next update.

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« Reply #2884 on: July 06, 2018, 09:42:50 pm »
Hi folks probably in the wrong section who can i get to look at my save file? also where would I find it? The Plasma weapons do not seem to be unlocking and I wanted to make someone aware of the possible bug. Thanks

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2885 on: July 08, 2018, 12:10:40 am »
v2.1 -> sprite pb

Hi,

It seems that sprites for "Gauss weapons" and "Railgun" are inverted in v2.1


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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2886 on: July 08, 2018, 01:10:46 am »
v2.1 -> sprite pb

Hi,

It seems that sprites for "Gauss weapons" and "Railgun" are inverted in v2.1

Yes, it was a change in concept, following a similar theme in X-Com Files.

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2887 on: July 08, 2018, 11:56:45 am »
Is there a link for older version of TFM, so I can use the last OSX build which uses nightly 3/21/18? Or would TFM v2.1 *mostly* work with 3/21/18?

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2888 on: July 08, 2018, 12:25:20 pm »
Is there a link for older version of TFM, so I can use the last OSX build which uses nightly 3/21/18? Or would TFM v2.1 *mostly* work with 3/21/18?

Any changes between the versions are unlikely to be an issue, since there were no significant changes over the past months.

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2889 on: July 10, 2018, 03:41:15 pm »
I can't seem to get FMP to work with HQSounds anymore, has the most recent update borked compatibility? Trying to load with both enabled crashes before I get to the main menu.

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2890 on: July 11, 2018, 11:58:21 pm »
I wanted to ask what is the use of the initial vanilla Interceptor Cannon? The range is 10m and you cannot get close enough to any craft to use it without taking dmg or even being destroyed. I have always thought it should have some kind of use but unless I just cannot see it the thing is utterly useless.

Clearly Avalanche missiles and even Stingray are way better and totally viable. Lastly an idea. Why is there not an improved version of the basic missiles? It seems like there should be a progression there up to the more powerful advanced weapons. A better Avalanche with either better range if possible or at least greater carrying capacity.

Same for stingray. Or at least a mid range missile that combines the two. Something. Just a thought.

Or alloy missiles, Elerium missiles? Just some ideas.

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2891 on: July 12, 2018, 12:08:26 am »
I appreciate a lot playing FMP with its approach to keep the flair of the game close to the original.

However, there is one thing which I don't like:

The battle maps are much more cramped than it used to be in the venerable game from the 90s.
That's fine for terror missions which ought to be painful, but when shooting down an ufo over arctic terrain just to see dozends of hills, each with a cave and several tunnels in it (how realistic is that??), I wistfully think back to the open battles on flat arctic terrain of the original game.
Or you shoot down an ufo in the middle of Africa and then you wonder how your Skyranger managed to land in a spot completely surrounded by winding two-story "farm" buildings with flower gardens and whatever. I mean, take a random spot in the middle of Africa, what is the chance that you will encounter only a single building nearby, let alone the luxury gardens and TV devices etc.

The addition of new map tiles is fine and welcome, but it should be made sure that the balance open-vs-cramped tiles is not changed too much.

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2892 on: July 12, 2018, 07:13:23 am »
I appreciate a lot playing FMP with its approach to keep the flair of the game close to the original.

However, there is one thing which I don't like:

Or you shoot down an ufo in the middle of Africa and then you wonder how your Skyranger managed to land in a spot completely surrounded by winding two-story "farm" buildings with flower gardens and whatever. I mean, take a random spot in the middle of Africa, what is the chance that you will encounter only a single building nearby, let alone the luxury gardens and TV devices etc.

The addition of new map tiles is fine and welcome, but it should be made sure that the balance open-vs-cramped tiles is not changed too much.

Agreed on this point in general.. I havent noticed the issue in connection to any geography necessarily, and I love the added mission variety overall, but sometimes the maps are indeed a little odd in connection to the ufo/crash that started them.. i've shot down several "UFO"s, or chased and raided "landed" ships, only to find a hybrid or MiB fortress of some kind with no craft or crash or damage whatsoever in sight.. I've let these scenarios stretch my imagination to accept that somehow these UFO's were full of pre-fab building parts or something, and the ship themselves dismantled/destroyed before my arrival.  The missions themselves are generally fun; I'd be happier, though, if these maps were tweaked in some way, maybe made bigger to also include the ship or wreckage itself.. or to spawn as fixed landing sites only, or some other indicator rather than as "UFO"s, if that were possible.
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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2893 on: July 12, 2018, 12:53:21 pm »
Sorry for the brevity, writing from work:
1. The interceptor cannon is exactly the same as in vanilla, so you should rather ask Gollop. ;) But I am using it a lot, to avoid blowing small UFOs to pieces. And it's super cheap.
2. I get the complaint about the terrains, though TBH nobody has ever complained about this before, so I paid no attention to it. Should I decrease probability of these dense terrains?
3. These missions with MiB and Hybrids should not have UFOs at all, it was simply the only way to implement them. I believe it's possible to do it more elegantly now; I should have a look.

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Re: [COMPILATION] Final Mod Pack (FMP)
« Reply #2894 on: July 12, 2018, 02:42:16 pm »
2. I get the complaint about the terrains, though TBH nobody has ever complained about this before, so I paid no attention to it. Should I decrease probability of these dense terrains?

I generally enjoy these fwiw; it would be cool if the chance of buildings increased/decrease based on some assessment of how populated the area is (distance from nearest city?), but I understand this might be a lot of work under the hood here.

3. These missions with MiB and Hybrids should not have UFOs at all, it was simply the only way to implement them. I believe it's possible to do it more elegantly now; I should have a look.

if they could appear as just "landed" for the entirety of their existence on the geoscape, or with an indicator like the terror missions, this might "fit" better with what they are up close.  As it is, sometimes they seem to appear this way (or maybe my radar just doesn't pick them up), but sometimes they fly around and have to be shot down/chased & raided.
« Last Edit: July 12, 2018, 02:44:15 pm by Tekamthi »