Madagascar, Southeast Africa (1977-2018) Terrain
December 13th, 2017 (1st Release)
>For Strike Fighters 2: Europe, Recommended Full-5 Merged
This is a complete remake of the AE terrain made by Deuces and Dave, further tweaked by Wrench.
The entire map has been retargetized and extensively retiled. Numerous target areas have been added in order to expand playability, targets of opportunity and year span.
This terrain features a fresh new 250m resolution heightmap (instead of the stock 500m resolution), allowing for greater details and precision in elevation changes; overall it provides the whole terrain with a better look.
The terrain spans from May 30, 1977 (the beginning of the Mozambican Civil War) to December 31, 2018. Despite the given time frame, this terrain is not right for reproducing the Mozambican Civil War. Instead, the terrain is meant to pit the French Navy against the combined forces of Mozambique and Madagascar in a what if scenario where the Comoros and Mayotte islands are being threatened by the two Soviet-aligned countries.
The French (Blue Side) only have four flyable airfields. Don't even try to fly Blue Side long-range bombers from said small airfields; I am providing a rather realistic representation of the area, where the French are tasked with the defence and patrol of the skies above the Comoros and Mayotte islands.
Having SF2NA is a must, as I have enabled naval ops. If your mod's folder contains French ships and carriers, you'll see fleets being generated during single missions.
Ground Objects are not included. It's up to the user to find and obtain anything that can be useful for the proposed terrain's scenario.
>Credits (in no particular order):
-Deuces and Dave, who had the idea of recreating such a gorgeous environment in the Strike Fighters world.
-Wrench, who kindly allowed me to improve upon his work by giving me a blank cheque and trusting my capabilities. Thank you, sir!
-swambast, who provided me with invaluable help in tracking and fixing common and uncommon bugs.
-gerwin, whose TFDtool has proved to be essential in today's terrain making. If the terrain is pretty accurate to RL it's also because of him. I included his very nice Airfield 7+8 Addon Pack, too.
-mue, for the improved shaders he made, which I have included and reworked for the terrain, and for the tools he made for SF2 modding.
-luk1978, for the waternormal bitmap he shared at the SF2 screenshots thread. Your mods are very interesting!
-MigBuster, I have included some of his great hi-res textures for runways.
-Stary, for the old .TOD mod which adds trees on this terrain's tileset.
-Gepard, for his great tutorials about terrain making, in the SF1 Knowledge Base at CombatACE. It's a gold mine!
-RussoUK, for the fixed Pit LOD he made, which solved a shadow bug from the original TW's LOD.
-tiopilotos and Stratos, who supported me during the terrain's development. Thank you, guys!
-krfrge, who has produced a tutorial for recreating SF2-like planning maps, which prompted me to work on templates and my own high quality planning maps. Thank you very much!
-comrpnt, for his Approach and Airfield Lighting Pack mod packages for SF1 series, which I reworked and included.
Because the original terrain was born from Deuces and Dave, and was later tweaked by Wrench, I included the ReadMe files from the original packages, to the end of giving proper credit to everyone involved directly or not.
This is a freeware; yet it can be redistributed ONLY in other CombatACE mods/mod packages.
Any changes to the terrain package's files and/or any copy-and-paste attempts of their contents are NOT authorized if you plan to release them in other mods. But permission might be granted to those who request it to me at CombatACE.
This terrain may NOT in any way, shape or form be used in any payware additions.
>My Other Releases:
Timor, North Oceania (1950-2018)
Ecuador, Northwest South America (1981-1998)
Texas, American South Central (1968-2018)
Sweden, Baltic Rim (2004-2018)
Sweden, Baltic Rim (1952-1994)
Libya, Central Mediterranean (1980-2011)
Iraq, Western Asia (2003-2018)
Alaska, Bering Strait (1955-2018)
Iraq, Western Asia (1980-2003)
View File Angola/South West Afrika Full terrain With REDONE Campaigns
Campaigns Updated! Units updated and fictional campaign issues fixed... A few sample Angolan MiG skins added! More available here at CA!
Full and Final Angola and South West Afrika terrain! Also includes a few different campaigns set throughout the border war period and after.
Menu screens to fit the SAAF Theme they make the name of the Sim, Strike Fighters 2 The Last Domino, after the famous SADF documentary...
Also includes working FAPLA Mi-8 and Mi-24, as well as an Impalla Mk2 Stand in and Alouette III for the SAAF.
Ground objects from Tiospilotos have also been included so that AAA and SAMs will show up on your install.
This terrain is a Massive terrain covering most of South West Afrika with the Caprivi Strip, as well as Almost all of Angola as well as much of Botswana, some of Zambia and a small portion of the Congo. It is meant to cover the entirety of the Border War Conflict between FAPLA, SWAPO and the SADF, UNITA and SWADF. The Terrain covers many types of environments from the Skeleton Coast to the wetlands to the great plains and Bush of Ovomboland. This is meant to be a truly African terrain to fly the assortment of South African Air Force birds available here at CA.
Credits: Stratos, Ludo.m54, Jeanba, Pualopanz, Coupi, recently me Spudknocker and even more recently tiospilotos.
Here are links to all required aircraft thanks to Emp_Palpatine...
Cheetah_E, Cheetah_C, Mirage3R2Z, Mirage3EZ, Mirage3CZ : http://combatace.com...-d-e-superpack/
MF-1CZ Late http://combatace.com...age-f-1cz-late/
Angolan Flogger skins in Flogger super package
A note on campaigns- You may want to fly in Medium flight model mode due to the high altitude of the terrains and the limits of the SF2 AI system
Happy Terrorist Hunting!!
Submitter Spudknocker Submitted 07/20/2016 Category Full Terrains
View File FE2 "Aces Over North Africa" PhotoShop 1024x768 Menu Templates
FE2 "Aces Over North Africa" PhotoShop 1024x768 Menu Templates
A set of "Aces Over North Africa" Flight and Menu Templates for First Eagles2.
Requirement: Photoshop or other graphics program that can edit Photoshop PSD files.
You can created your own FE2 "Aces Over North Africa" menus. Load the Photoshop Menu Template you want to customize. Load the picture you want to use into Photoshop. Edit/Change/Resize the picture you want to use and copy it over the Red Background layer of the Photoshop Menu Template. Merge all the layers and save the file as a jpeg (jpg) image. Copy the new menu screen to the FE2 Menu folder. Done...
Also included: 2 minute Prop plane wav sound file in the Flight Folder.
Use these however you want, just give me some credit...Thanks and Enjoy!
Submitter viper63a Submitted 04/07/2015 Category First Eagles - General Files - Hanger, Menu Screens