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Speedy2511

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Hello everyone!

 

I'm new to this game, and as far as i can see its the best WW1 Flight Sim since Red Baron 2!

 

I have a question:

Is it possible to view all the planes and skins in the menu? I mean without loading a flight?

Or maybe witha external programm?

 

Greetings from Germany

Nico

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Hi Speedy welcome aboard, if you go back a couple of page's there's a topic on veiwing skins. Salute.gif

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Welcome aboard! New guy buys the drinks drinks.gif

 

As for your question, there's a way to look at the models outside the game, but not to specify which skin they wear. Create a new shortcut with the target the same as for playing the game, but with the command line parameter -m3dview. When this comes up, you'll see a small window with just menu options. Select File/Open, then go to the \aircraft folder and pick whichever plane you want. In the plane, go to the \models folder, and pick the .M3D file that doesn't end in "_c". This plane will then appear in the other window, and the usual POV commands will move your POV.

 

To view the skins outside the game, you need a 3rd party program that can view .DDS files. I use WTV, but I forget where I found it.

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Hi and welcome. Skins, yeah there's soon to be over 4,000 for OFF. It is rather overwhelming in the best way possible. There are a lot of excellent user made skins in the forum download section also. Many of them offer a preview. You're in for a wonderful time.

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Hey, Speedy/Nico

You can use Bullethead's way, or you google for a freeware like "DXTBmp", which I use.

There, you click on "browse" and search for the skin files.

 

Those are here:

 

(Your sim folder) > campaigns > campaign data > skins

 

If you should ever have a difficult question you couldn't say in English, write it in German.

I'm German too.

 

Oh, before I forget: this is NOT a game! But you'll find out...

 

PS: please send me a PM with your hometown, and I'll add you to our OFF Pilot's maps.

Edited by Olham

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Thanks guys!

And yes, a pay the drinks!:drinks:

 

 

Thanks for the quick answers!

 

In the next days i first fly a few Quick Missions to get more comfortable with the game.

It's a long time since i play RB2. I must learn from the beginning.

 

In my first Testflight it took me minutes to hit a Bomber with my D2.

 

But the game is a lot of fun:clapping:

 

Greetings from Germany

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