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Question about the ingame map

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Hi,

Once in a mission if i hit the m key to watch the map i find it very uninfomative.

Looks like i'm staring at a low res version of terrain tiles.

Any chance to get a better map with more information. Would like to see town and airbase names and roads ect...

At the moment it's more a guess where i am rather than realy knowing.

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Have you tried zooming in on it?

Yep, same tiles just bigger. More information? No.

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That's because it is a low res version of the terrain tiles!

Hm, that's what i thought but hoped that there was a Workaround or fix for a better map like the one in the Editor.

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compass, stopwatch and airspeed indicator. what else do you need?

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: ) pretty realistic in fact

  

compass, stopwatch and airspeed indicator. what else do you need?

So real pilots don't look at real maps during a flight?

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So real pilots don't look at real maps during a flight?

They do but what good what it do you in-game?  

 

Terrains in this series are not true to scale.  The features on real aerial maps would not be in their correct locations, or have the correct elevations when transposed to ingame "reality".  Last, but not least, it won't work, as the game engine generates lo-res versions of what ever terrain tiles are loaded to populate the in-flight map.  If one where to replace the normal tiles with versions that used a simple black & white checkerboard pattern, guess what your in-flight map would look like? 

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If one where to replace the normal tiles with versions that used a simple black & white checkerboard pattern, guess what your in-flight map would look like?

 

 

 

Don't TEMPT me, you satanic jokester!!!  :biggrin:

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...  Last, but not least, it won't work, as the game engine generates lo-res versions of what ever terrain tiles are loaded to populate the in-flight map.  If one where to replace the normal tiles with versions that used a simple black & white checkerboard pattern, guess what your in-flight map would look like?

 

Ok, that clears it all, no chance to get a different map if the inflight map his created by the terrain tiles.

Not a big deal i can life that way.

Thx for all your comments

Btw: the old school compass stopwatch airspeed indicator thingy wouldn't work if you don't know the distances .

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Yeah best to do any intel before heading out when changing your waypoints 

 

The A-7 and Harrier GR1/3 do have moving maps at least in their cockpits.

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