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    On my homepage you can find a summary of all the Strike Fighters files that I uploaded:


    (guess you have to copy/paste this address to the browser address bar, just clicking it does not work)


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  1. Free military history ebooks at Osprey

    Yesterday their server was a bit overloaded. Maybe try again when things cool down? Otherwise PM me, and I will help you out.
  2. Razbam and YAP models

    I just mentioned Turbosquid File404 because it is a convenient way to actually see some aircraft models that are in YAP products. Sure though; It is a lot of work either way: Both the modelling, texture mapping, skinning - then later configuring pivot points, aerodynamic wizardry, hardpoints, damage nodes, damage textures, distance lods etc. I can spare multiple $44 no problem. But stick to ground objects as nice bite-size hobby projects.
  3. Free military history ebooks at Osprey

    Week 2 is there already: https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/Free_eBooks_week_2/ - AVG 6: Hawker Hurricane Mk I–V by Martyn Chorlton - CAM 276: Waterloo 1815 (1) by John Franklin - MAA 447: The Czech Legion 1914–20 by David Bullock - NVG 214: US Heavy Cruisers 1943–75 by Mark Stile - WAR 7: Samurai 1550–1600 by Anthony J Bryant
  4. Razbam and YAP models

    File404 at Turbosquid: It is priced well below similar offerings there. Also I think a lot of hours went into each model. Maybe one can contact bobrock by PM here and purchase directly, to avoid Turbosquid royalties? Edit: Turbosquid has some sale periods as well.
  5. Razbam and YAP models

    My take on YAP products - Out of the box can be pretty frustrating. Tried some Rising Sun missions. Then got mission accomplished when I was just taking off. Wondered what to do, could only find two enemy tanks on an island which I destroyed. Guess that stopped the invasion? - Hinchinbrooke's ship models - They are pretty good. Some USN stuff is top notch, especially the Carriers and Battleships/Cruisers, some Destroyers. Sometimes though corners were cut on some vessels, or stand-in models were used. With all the little crew figures and no distance lods these carrier models are not framerate friendly. Also the deck crew is a problem for conversion to a general usage SF2NA carrier. - Aircraft models in later releases are from Giuseppe Valfre (Which I understand to also go by the name of Bobrock here, and File404 at turbosquid). These are excellent. SF2 suitable poly count and details. Skins are good too. SFP1 A-team also works with his payware models. Look File404 up in turbosquid to see his work, his prices there are very reasonable.
  6. The Corona Virus Thread

    Good efforts there, promoting their martial law / police state protocols. Getting better with the day. Unfortunately it is still unconvincing, so i'll go outside now to catch some more spring sun.
  7. The Corona Virus Thread

    Yeah obviously the virus has a preference for celebrities.
  8. The Corona Virus Thread

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/high-consequence-infectious-diseases-hcid "As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK. ... They have determined that several features have now changed; in particular, more information is available about mortality rates (low overall)" Now open the local bar again , I am bored.
  9. At Osprey Publishing they will now do a special every week, for 4 weeks in a row. In those weeks you get five of their ebooks for free. In pdf or epub format or both. The selection for this week is as follows: - CBT 8: US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman by Gordon L. Rottman - DUE 65: Bf 109E/F vs Yak-1/7 by Dmitriy Khazanov, Aleksander Medved - ELI 110: Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224–642 by Kaveh Farrokh - RAID 37: Blackbeard’s Last Fight by Angus Konstam - WPN 26: The Martini-Henry Rifle by Stephen Manning Link: https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/Free_eBooks_week_1/
  10. The Corona Virus Thread

    Make the politicians proud: Imprison yourself this time. (sarcasm)
  11. The Corona Virus Thread

    Here is spooky map: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html Denmark: "the responsible Government Virus Institute cannot recognize the numbers, and they do not know who gives Hopkins the figures [for their map]." Afrika: Generally the clinics there do not have the means to determine anything like this at all. For example: I have been told personally by a doctor for tropical diseases, in the top hospital of my country, that they do not know a single trustable clinic in Nigeria. Not one. When it gets beyond the obvious they will say it is Malaria to be done with it.
  12. The Corona Virus Thread

    Sorry to hear about the fragile health of some of your family members. Of course it is all understandable from that point of view. Did you actually know these people, or did you read about it? Here is nothing to see. Just fear and lack of things to do. Several relatives having a cold and being fine some days later. Then in some weeks I expect loads of economic damages + bailouts together with more tightened laws...
  13. The Corona Virus Thread

    I am sorry for all the shit going on, and the size of this thing. But I am not going to just take all the stories on face value, or just from the size of TV exposure. https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.agenzianova.com%2Fa%2F5e6bcf1da7fbe3.23491954%2F2851060%2F2020-03-13%2Fcoronavirus-iss-in-italia-i-decessi-accertati-finora-per-causa-del-covid-19-sono-solo-due
  14. The Corona Virus Thread

    I agree with this part. I manage my own health, don't want or need their rubbish. Edit: Here is a nice article describing the "testing" for COVID: https://thedoctorwithin.com/blog/2020/03/10/newsletter-march-2020/
  15. "Downloaded some aircraft", is like modded to some degree. Although from the rest of your description it indeed sounds more like a Windows 10 or modern driver issue. Cannot really help you with that. I don't use Windows 10. I do know of about certain tweaking software for windows incompatibilities, but they are not easy to use: http://dege.freeweb.hu/ https://sourceforge.net/projects/dxwnd/ May be more worthwhile switching to Strike Fighters 2 instead.

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