Search the Community
Showing results for tags 'unita'.
Found 1 result
Centurion-1 posted a topic in Thirdwire: Strike Fighters 2 Series - Mods & Skinning DiscussionHello guys, as you might have seen, Stratos, Coupi and me are working on a new Angolan terrain that depicts most of Angola and a good portion of then South-West Africa now Namibia too. The reason for this is that a good terrain for flying the SAAF birds has been long overdue. The terrain is 1000km x 1000km. Coupi had started an even larger terrain that depicted most of SW Africa but in order to try to keep this managable we decided to go a little bit smaller and use a default TW terrain size. This terrain is being created from scratch and we hope to have a reasonably good representation of the area when we are done. Ofcourse, the area is extremely diverse when it comes to natural features, but we will do our best with what we got. A special thanks goes to Gerwins new TFD tool that has enabled rapid and accurate targetization of the terrain. Stratos has added over 200 cities, airfields and target areas already. In the mean time I have been busy trying to recreate the diverse nature in the tileset, it's early days still but things are looking if not perfect then at least satisfactory! The tiles are all built from satmaps from this actual area. There will probably be closer to or over 10 different terrain types when we are done. Marshy wetlands found in particular in NE Namibia. The tiles are build using satelite images from this area. Savannah with some african trees visible. Will be even more diverse when done. Semi-arid bushterrain (sans bushes) and rocky cliffs. But we need your help guys, we are too small a team to make everything needed. Stratos did a good review of what we got for a bush war campaign and what we still are lack : Especially the ground units and Impala Mk1 / 2 would be quite high priority if you ask me. In addition to this, we of course need good Angolan skins for the red birds they flew. The MiG-17 and 21 in particular, while the new MiG-23 is being worked on. So that is what's cooking, so to speak. We are very eager to finish this, but there is a lot to do so any help would be welcome, whether research, ground units or objects, tileset help or whatever else you can do.