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by Peter Stauffenberg
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Crazy glitch in current PBEM game using 4.029
Replies: 11
Views: 1199

Re: Crazy glitch in current PBEM game using 4.029

I posted a fix to v4.030 a month or so ago on the forum for some obscure bugs. It's a change to game.class. That must be added to the PC version and a new MAC version must be created. Link to this post is here: http://www.slitherine.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=90064#p807009 This is what the actua...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Bandar Pahlavi
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Bandar Pahlavi

Yes. The file is Windows only. I have to send the update to Pk867 so he can make an update. I had hoped to get some feedback that all the fixes are working before sending to him because in the MAC version you have to replace all files so it's a bigger job to redo if you find that not all worked as i...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: ceaw 5.0
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Re: ceaw 5.0

I haven't been on this forum for many months. I lost my password and didn't bother to get it renewed. I got a Samsung Galaxy pad last week and installed some software there from my mobile phone including Dashlane monitoring my password. I autoinstalled and was able to get into the site and then I sa...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Crazy glitch in current PBEM game using 4.029
Replies: 11
Views: 1199

Re: Crazy glitch in current PBEM game using 4.029

For the fix to take effect you need BOTH players to use the new file and go back to a save file from before Egypt surrendered. Otherwise the state of Egypt is messed up
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: ceaw 5.0
Replies: 4
Views: 494

Re: ceaw 5.0

I think the current game engine has extended its usefulness. The engine is almost 15 years old. So it would be smarter to make a strategic WW2 game in Europe and the Pacific using one of the newer game engines available with better graphics scaling, dialog boxes etc. The success of the original CEAW...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Sea Movement of Allied Air Units
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Re: Sea Movement of Allied Air Units

Air units must be adjacent to a port to be transported just as land units. There are airfields you can use to fly bombers across the Atlantic. At some stages the Allies get access to airfields on Greenland, Iceland and the Azores. Those make it possible to fly across without the risky sea transport....
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: New British units can be placed in Cyprus, Malta, and Gibraltar
Replies: 1
Views: 528

Re: New British units can be placed in Cyprus, Malta, and Gibraltar

Yes. That is correct. Italy can place units on Sicily and Sardinia too. UK can deploy in Belfast as well. One of their major naval bases was in Belfast. This is controlled by settings in general.txt. If you alter general.txt you can set 0 on the unit types you don't want to be able to be placed on i...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Deploy Bug for Allies GS 4.0
Replies: 8
Views: 1409

Re: Deploy Bug for Allies GS 4.0

Crossing Russian and Allied units across Persia is deliberately hampered to prevent exploits. Before it was normal to see the Allied player sending huge number of units into Russia to stop the German advance. Stalin would not have allowed that. E. g. it could otherwise be possible for the Western Al...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Deploy Bug for Allies GS 4.0
Replies: 8
Views: 1409

Re: Deploy Bug for Allies GS 4.0

Paratrooper units get their special upgrades for free. That is no bug. The reason for this is that the core unit is a garrison unit so the para units will normally get the garrison upgrades and have to pay for them. However, the special bonuses we give to para units from tech more than garrison are ...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Deploy Bug for Allies GS 4.0
Replies: 8
Views: 1409

Re: Deploy Bug for Allies GS 4.0

Download this file for deployment issue on airfields. Now you can't place land units in the Gibraltar or Malta airfields.

This fix also fixes the unit spawn when Egypt surrenders and Bandar Pahlavi port unload.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/re2p0wcl2upzm ... class?dl=0
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: How do you stop this?
Replies: 5
Views: 517

Re: How do you stop this?

Download the game.class file shown there. Make sure both sides download the file and reload a save file from before the spawn begun.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/re2p0wcl2upzm ... class?dl=0
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Commander EAW Grand Strategy V4 Issues
Replies: 5
Views: 183

Re: Commander EAW Grand Strategy V4 Issues

Grand Strategy is not made for play vs the AI. Therefore the game behavior can be strange when the opponent is the AI since the AI code is based upon the original CEAW version. E. g. the AI won't take advantage of amphibious landings, conversion of units to SS or paratrooper and so on. You can also ...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Commander EAW Grand Strategy V4 Issues
Replies: 5
Views: 183

Re: Commander EAW Grand Strategy V4 Issues

Try out this file for the spawn issue in Egypt. It's important that BOTH players install the fix or your opponent will cause the spawning from happening since he has the old file. I would also go back to the time prior to the fall of Egypt (Cairo and Kuwait Axis controlled) to prevent any spawns fro...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Bandar Pahlavi
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Bandar Pahlavi

Bandar Pahlavi was linked to a supply depot instead of a rail depot because there was no rail link to the port during WW2. However, supply depots only have supply level 2 and the unload button required supply level 3 to be lit. I created an exception for supply depots. Please try out this file (it's...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Compatibility of versions
Replies: 1
Views: 662

Re: Compatibility of versions

Yes. They are the same version. 4.029 was the last beta version and it became the public 4.0 version.
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Sealion and Axis supply
Replies: 3
Views: 799

Re: Sealion and Axis supply

I need a save game to check this. It seems to me that island supply is used for the Axis units landing in Britain. That means you have to be adjacent to a resource to get supply higher than 1. Does this change when London falls? Then Germany should get normal supply. Maybe it's not so bad as one wou...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Ukrainian volunteers?
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Re: Ukrainian volunteers?

Here is info about the III (Germanic) SS Panzer Corps. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/III_(Germanic)_SS_Panzer_Corps Here you see it started as a headquarters for SS DIvisions Wiking and Nordland. It was later joined by 23rd SS Panzergrenadier division Nederland. Then SS WIking was sent south and spl...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Ukrainian volunteers?
Replies: 3
Views: 724

Re: Ukrainian volunteers?

Development on GS v4.0 has ended so there are no plans to make changes, We will monitor playing and fix something that is broken. When it comes to German volunteers we get one per year in July. So there is a limit to how many units we can add. So we decided on: 1940: Volunteer Standarte NW 1941: Spa...
by Peter Stauffenberg
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: MILITARY HISTORY™ Commander - Europe at War : General Discussion
Topic: Crazy glitch in current PBEM game using 4.029
Replies: 11
Views: 1199

Re: Crazy glitch in current PBEM game using 4.029

This issue only seems to happen when both Iraq and Egypt (which represents the British protectorate consisting of Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan and Kuwait) are conquered. Iraq is conquered when Baghdad and Basra are captured. Egypt is conquered when Cairo and Kuwait are conquered. So it's very rare...

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