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Apr. 17, 2023 Update - Please find, available at the link below, my previously released mods. for RoF United Ed. - this time as a convenient, consolidated package that has been updated with the latest tweaks. Do read the included "Read Me" files, where available, for more info., particularly the "READ_ME_ROF_General_Info" file that is located in the root folder of the package when unzipped. This package is provided "as is," with no active support beyond the included explanatory files. The "Consolidated Mods. New" Package contains the latest AI mod. (ver. 1.4) for RoF United, as well as mods. previously offered separately, such as the "M-S Type H Campaigning Tweak," the "PWCG modulations" files, etc.

Apr. 29, 2023 Update - Included below the link to the "Consolidated Mods. New" package is Ver. 3 of the PWCG "modulations" files (to be installed manually in the PWCG ver. 16.3.1; see directions included in the larger, consolidated package). Ver. 3 of the "modulations" files increases wind and turbulence settings, as well as provides greater chance of encountering more capable AI when flying PWCG campaigns, especially if used in conjunction with my newer AI mods. for RoF (such as ver. 1.36 or 1.4, included in the big consolidated package).

Important Note: if using the Ver. 3 PWCG "modulations" files, instead of the Ver. 2 ones included in the big consolidated package for RoF -- make sure to change settings, if you choose to change any, from within the modulations, i.e., the RofCampaignSpecific, files themselves -- otherwise, tampering with relevant settings from within the PWCG advanced menu options will automatically delete extra entries for the AI that I've included in the Ver. 3 modulations. This note does not apply to the Ver. 2 modulations since those don't contain any extra AI settings.

Feb. 6, 2024 Update - RoF AI mods. vers. 1.36 and 1.4 have been upgraded to vers. 1.37 and 1.41, respectively. The new versions have tweaked the AI's ability to follow commands more quickly and/or properly. Ver. 1.41 also contains further tweaks to safe alts. for the AI, to minimize unnecessary crashes and very low-level dogfighting. The entire consolidated package has been renamed from "Consolidated Mods New" to "Consolidated Mods New V.2" (i.e., Version 2).

 

ROF_ConsolidatedModsNewV2_VonS.zip

ForRoFpwcgModulationsVer3_VonS.zip

Happy flying,

Von S :flyer:

 

 

Edited by VonS
Have uploaded the latest vers. of the AI mods. for RoF (vers. 1.37 and 1.41).

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Just wanted to say TY VonS for the AI mod. I am using version 1.1 and I am having a good experience so far. Here is a vid from last nights dogfight.

S!Blade<><

https://youtu.be/zrj55wWlW5g

 

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A new  link with a better recording of the previous video.

S!Blade<><

 

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Quick bump to this thread -- the "Consolidated Mods. New" Package has now been released for RoF United. Among other things, the package includes the latest, "Special Edition" AI mod. (ver. 1.4) for RoF, as well as my various mods. that were previously offered as separate downloads (such as the "M-S Type H Campaigning Tweak," etc.). See the info. and pic. in the top post of this thread for more details.

Cheers all,

:smile:

Edited by VonS
Fixed typos.

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VonS you outdid yourself here. It gave new life to this sim and corrected the problems plagued with the AI for years, in my opinion. Thanks!

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I want to thank you too! thank you for keeping these games so alive!

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Sorry to reach out to you here, I couldn't find anyhwere else with recent activity

I have tried using this mod and encounter issues with AI sometimes not taking off during missions. This has happened with multiple planes, but occasionally the leading AI will begin to take off but immediate reduce its engine and slowly taxi until they crash off field

The missions I am trying are generated with PWCG 16.3.1 and after removing this mod the AI work correctly

I have tried both version 1.36 and 1.4 with similar effects. 

 

Sometimes they will work ok, but randomly the AI do not seem to want to take off. I have not tried with myself leading a flight, always with the AI leading a flight

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Hi Alpenman,

Recommended is to check over the following two posts on the IL2 forums, regarding AI takeoff fixes for RoF. As far as I know, the problem is present in PWCG 3.x.x but not in the older 16.3.1. I have included the takeoff fix tip in my AI mods, by the way. The only other thing that I can think of is that the AI doesn't like stronger winds so it might help to reduce wind speeds too in the PWCG menu, if all else fails to resolve that takeoff problem.

https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/83819-possible-fix-for-squadron-mates-not-taking-off-during-career-missions/

https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/84205-ai-not-taking-off-and-acting-weird/

Cheers,

:smile:

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20 hours ago, VonS said:

Hi Alpenman,

Recommended is to check over the following two posts on the IL2 forums, regarding AI takeoff fixes for RoF. As far as I know, the problem is present in PWCG 3.x.x but not in the older 16.3.1. I have included the takeoff fix tip in my AI mods, by the way. The only other thing that I can think of is that the AI doesn't like stronger winds so it might help to reduce wind speeds too in the PWCG menu, if all else fails to resolve that takeoff problem.

https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/83819-possible-fix-for-squadron-mates-not-taking-off-during-career-missions/

https://forum.il2sturmovik.com/topic/84205-ai-not-taking-off-and-acting-weird/

Cheers,

:smile:

Thank you for the reply. I have seen these posts and will take a close look at their settings to see if that remedies the problem. However I can see in the latest 1.4 version of your mod this setting is already set to '15'.

 

One other peculiarity i noticed is that many of the files in your download are formatted as "._careoplane" and inside contain "MAC OSX" and some encoded characters. Is this the right set of files or did some get corrupt somehow?

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Hi Alpenman, those files that begin with an underscore are Mac OS files that are sometimes arbitrarily generated in various folders of my mods packages as I work on them.

I usually turn off the setting to view invisible files, in the Windows 10 partition on my Mac Pro, so I did not spot those files earlier (typically they show up as visible files so I delete them before uploading my mods packages; this time they remained invisible for some reason).

Have now removed all Mac-related files and have re-uploaded the RoF mods package. While those Mac indexing files don't alter the way the AI/DM mods work - I recommend re-downloading the package (the link is in the first post of this thread) - for the sake of improved cosmetics.

The PWCG "ModulationsVer3" file is fine by the way (doesn't contain any Mac-related files), so that one was not re-uploaded.

Cheers,

:smile:

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Fixed typos.

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