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Hi there can anyone point me at a possible solution to this problem. I have 2 installs of FE2 one which is vanilla standard, and the other is using the Desert/Palestine maps, on the weapons loadouts for CAS work perfectly well in vanilla FE, however, not on the Palestine install,  all other loadouts work just fine though ie. Strike, and armed recon, however whenever CAS is inserted anywhere, it refuses to auto equip the appropriate loadouts for a CAS mission. Does anybody have a clue as to why this may be occurring at all ? the loadout files are identical for both Vanilla, and for the Palestine installs, aand as I say, if I specify an armed recon mission, it will install the correct weapons load, but not for CAS, this is bugging the hell out of me, so any assistance will be much appreciated. 

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Probably good also to post under the FE2 thread over here - for quicker replies regarding the FE series. Hopefully someone will pitch in with more info. I am unfortunately not a load-out and/or terrain specialist so can't offer any info. other than to speculate that maybe there is something in the terrain data ini file for that particular map and that is limiting load-out options, etc.

Cheers,

Von S :smile:

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I posted it here on purpose to get a wider audience so to speak :rofl:

 

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Me thinks the chap just called us fat :haha: 

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I was thinking that VERY same thing! Trouble is, I HAVE gained some weight in the last 4-5 months!!!  :lol:

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