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Re: GSv2.00 PC Installation Instructions for Non-MH GS Versi

Post by Noel60 » Sat May 05, 2012 9:48 pm

PC.For somereason I mising alot of files.I deleted everything and reloaded it.Then I redownloaded the 2.0 update.Ran it to my Commander foldr,which for me is in my matrix folder.After loading it I unchecked read me from my Commander folder.Applied to all directories.
When I click on the shortcut on desk top it says cant find my slither directory.If I go into the Grand strat folder and use the auto run I get a cant find data file.Wht would you suggest I try next?

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Re: GSv2.00 PC Installation Instructions for Non-MH GS Versi

Post by rkr1958 » Sat May 05, 2012 10:48 pm

Noel60 wrote:PC.For somereason I mising alot of files.I deleted everything and reloaded it.Then I redownloaded the 2.0 update.Ran it to my Commander foldr,which for me is in my matrix folder.After loading it I unchecked read me from my Commander folder.Applied to all directories.
When I click on the shortcut on desk top it says cant find my slither directory.If I go into the Grand strat folder and use the auto run I get a cant find data file.Wht would you suggest I try next?
It sounds to me that you aren't installing the GS expansion to the correct folder. It need to point the installer to the folder that contains the install for your base game (e.g., "Commander - Europe At War").

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Post by Noel60 » Sat May 05, 2012 11:39 pm

Thats were i put it.Matrix/commander europe at war.

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Post by rkr1958 » Sun May 06, 2012 12:06 am

Noel60 wrote:Thats were i put it.Matrix/commander europe at war.
Take a look at: viewtopic.php?p=229315#p229315

How big and many files does your Grand Strategy Mod folder contain?

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Post by Noel60 » Sun May 06, 2012 12:58 am

I tried to load it 5 times and its neverthe same size.Why would that be?The most was 144mb as small as 20mb.Do you have a suggestion as the best place to get it from?

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Post by rkr1958 » Sun May 06, 2012 2:58 am

Noel60 wrote:I tried to load it 5 times and its neverthe same size.Why would that be?The most was 144mb as small as 20mb.Do you have a suggestion as the best place to get it from?
http://www.slitherine.com/ceaw_gs2

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Post by Peter Stauffenberg » Sun May 06, 2012 5:42 pm

I suggest waiting until GS v2.1 is out (any day now) and install this version instead of GS v2.0. GS v2.0 will be withdrawn from the Slitherine WEB site when GS v2.1 is out and people will probably switch to this version very soon.

All work is completed on GS v2.1 so we just wait for the installer so we can verify it's working as intended.

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Post by Noel60 » Mon May 07, 2012 7:32 pm

Ok ill do that.

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Post by Noel60 » Fri May 11, 2012 11:06 pm

Finally got 2.0 to work!But now my max zoom wont work.Any ideas?

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Post by rkr1958 » Fri May 11, 2012 11:47 pm

Noel60 wrote:Finally got 2.0 to work!But now my max zoom wont work.Any ideas?
Sounds like you've enable the low RAM settings flag. To check, open the file gs2_settings.txt located in the folder *\My Documents\CEAW Grand Strategy 2.0In that file check, LOW_RAM 2. If the value is set to 2 then you do NOT have the low RAM settings enable; if not then you do and need to change the value to 2.

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Post by Noel60 » Sat May 12, 2012 5:35 am

That fixed it.Thanks.Now if I can just find an opponent.

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Post by Noel60 » Sat May 12, 2012 3:36 pm

Got some bites from possible opponents.Just wanted to say this to me is the best grand strat game out there.The best balance of simplicity and playablity.I dont like getting bogged down in all the minor details.And I have ToW,ToF,OAoW,and GGWaW.Use to play the old avalon hill games.I prefer the grids over the province setup.You did a great job of tweeking this game.Hats off to you.And I really appreciate the quick respones and help you have given.Thank you sir.

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Re: GSv2.00 PC Installation Instructions for Non-MH GS Versi

Post by rkr1958 » Sat May 12, 2012 4:10 pm

Noel60 wrote:Got some bites from possible opponents.Just wanted to say this to me is the best grand strat game out there.The best balance of simplicity and playablity.I dont like getting bogged down in all the minor details.And I have ToW,ToF,OAoW,and GGWaW.Use to play the old avalon hill games.I prefer the grids over the province setup.You did a great job of tweeking this game.Hats off to you.And I really appreciate the quick respones and help you have given.Thank you sir.
Glad you go got it working! I'm an old Avalon Hill board game player too. I sill own a dozen or more of their games (though there's no more their in Avalon Hill). WW-2 is by far my favorite wargaming period. I also enjoy learning about the history of the period too.

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Post by Noel60 » Sat May 12, 2012 6:08 pm

Same here,WW2 my favorite too.Have read many books and always have the tv going in background on Military channel while making my moves lol.Love the World at War,Color of War series.

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Post by rkr1958 » Sat May 12, 2012 6:20 pm

Noel60 wrote:Same here,WW2 my favorite too.Have read many books and always have the tv going in background on Military channel while making my moves lol.Love the World at War,Color of War series.
Did you see the movie last night that they (the Military Channel) had on, "An Officer and a Movie."? It was Tom Selleck as General Eisenhower in, "Countdown to D-Day". It was made in 2003 and enjoyed it. It really painted De Gaulle in a bad light.

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Post by Noel60 » Sat May 12, 2012 7:35 pm

Yea lol. I think it ran twice while I was sitting at PC.And wasnt to flattering to Patton either.One of my heros.

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Post by Noel60 » Sat May 12, 2012 7:36 pm

Is this version 2.10 have alot of effect on a PBEM game,or more with playing the AI?

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Post by rkr1958 » Sat May 12, 2012 8:35 pm

Noel60 wrote:Is this version 2.10 have alot of effect on a PBEM game,or more with playing the AI?
All versions of GS are focused on PBEM or hotseat play. The only changes made with respect to the AI were fixes so that it didn't crash. With that said, I'd say the AI in GS is no worse that the AI in CEAW. Both are pretty bad in my opinion.

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Post by Noel60 » Sat May 12, 2012 8:47 pm

And has that update been officially released yet?

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Post by rkr1958 » Sat May 12, 2012 9:00 pm

Noel60 wrote:And has that update been officially released yet?
GSv2.0 has officially been release. GSv2.1 should be released this month. But; there's no AI update released. The comment about fixing bugs so the AI won't crash applies in general to all GS releases starting with 1.00.

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