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Thats 1PM Eastern Time Zone.

Modding / Re: Berlin
« on: 08-12-2018, 22:12:56 »
@Jimi I don’t wanna derail this thread
that’s all well and good, but fair use doesn’t apply here. There’s no law saying that we can’t use that content. Even the Chinese mods that steal FH2s stuff get no real reprocussion because nobody has the time or patience to follow up on that stuff.

It’s more a question of morality. Those people worked really hard on their models and textures, and there’s no telling if they would’ve really been okay with others using their work for something else. Some (most) of them might not give a fuck, some of them might get legitimately angry that someone is using their work out of context. It’s not our position to say what they would’ve wanted.

Also, if we start just taking content for use in our own projects, it gives us no moral backup when we see others stealing our content.

To top that off, afaik the FH and CMP devs won’t release anything that hasn’t gotten explicit permission from the previous owner to be used. This is just a courtesy to other modders.

Keep working on the map, I’m curious to see how it plays.

 Agreed. Its a fascinating project!


Modding / Re: Berlin
« on: 08-12-2018, 00:12:50 »
I created a thread in the BG42 forum which has less than 10 threads in total. It is the only possibly active place someone could know about the devs. Places where there actually is a conversation about this are from 2008. I will probably never get an answer from someone that ditched the mod.
Then don’t use their content, ”ditched” or not, it is still copyrighted material you are not allowed to use.

Mat, I will not wait a hundred years until a savior modeler arrives. I will release the map as soon as it is ready with whatever assets I have available. After all, I won´t make another map, I just wanted to contribute with something nice.
BGF assets are not available for you without owners permission. Welcome to the world of modding.

 Seems to me....

1. If the community is dead & an honest effort has went into contacting someone after a reasonable period of time without any contact = Public domain.

2. Its not like he is selling this map for a profit. Its free to the community

 I made a Pearl harbor map for 42 back in 2010 using content from several mods without permission & shared it with my clan. No lawyers came knocking on my door.

3. There is always "Fair Use".

Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder. Fair use is one of the limitations to copyright intended to balance the interests of copyright holders with the public interest in the wider distribution and use of creative works by allowing as a defense to copyright infringement claims certain limited uses that might otherwise be considered infringement.

Anyways.....Good Luck.....


Modding / Re: Berlin
« on: 17-11-2018, 15:11:26 »

The street layouts are not historically accurate at all. I just made a mix of many reference pictures and tried to create different gameplay possibilities across the different sectors of the map. In short, many areas of the map are "based" on real pictures, the rest are completely fictional.

Copying a real place in a 1:1 scale would have been bad because:

1. Inappropiate statics
2. Limited gameplay possibilities
3. Lack of mapping skills

 Yeah i see what you mean. Due to the enormous size of the city of Berlin, i always envisioned a map based off a sector of Berlin, say "The Brandenburg Gate" area.

 However im sure nobody in ANY gaming community has ever made a static of the gate.


Modding / Re: Berlin
« on: 15-11-2018, 00:11:57 »
Looking good so far.

 Just wondering blander will the street layouts historically accurate or no?

Developer Blogs / Re: The road to Prokhorovka New Update
« on: 10-11-2018, 00:11:14 »
The road to Prokhorovka is apparently endless..........

Gaming / Re: Traction Wars - WW2 realistic FPS
« on: 21-08-2018, 04:08:52 »
 Great News! Im excited again!


Modding / Re: Berlin
« on: 19-08-2018, 15:08:56 »
 Im glad as well  ;)

Im still hoping at some point you would consider porting over the Reichstag static from FHSW map "Fall Of Berlin" to use in your map as a centerpiece.

I envision a push map starting with flags on the exterior of Berlin, ending at the can dream.

Keep up the good work soldier!

Gaming / Re: Traction Wars - WW2 realistic FPS
« on: 06-08-2018, 17:08:09 »
 Guess i have been proven correct. Vaporware.

Shame. Looked promising.

Good Day.

Off-Topic / Re: The World Cup 2018
« on: 28-06-2018, 17:06:31 »
Sweden just beat Mexico,  not South Korea.

Off-Topic / Re: The World Cup 2018
« on: 27-06-2018, 18:06:35 »
Germany - Sweden:

Entertaining. Sweden did not get a penalty, but got a deserved goal instead some minutes later. First half flew by. Second half a much more effective Germany attacked and got an early goal. Germany totally dominated after that, but just could not get the ball in the net. A well deserved, beautiful goal in the end. I do not know what Löw said to Die Mannschaft in the break, but it obviously worked. Are they good enough to win the cup? I don't know. We'll see vs South Korea.

Sweden does not belong in World Cup when they cant even pass and hold the ball for more than 10s. Ultra-defensive football should and can not win you matches at this level in the long-run.

Sweden would be extremly embassered if they meet Brazil in Round of 16.

Well Sweden just beat S. Korea 3-0, so i guess they are not too bad.

I still like Belgium to win it.


FH2 Help / Support / Re: having a hard time spotting enemies
« on: 26-06-2018, 17:06:23 »
 Once you get to -6, just go ahead and disconnect just to be safe.

 The best rule of thumb is


Off-Topic / Re: The World Cup 2018
« on: 26-06-2018, 17:06:23 »
Good god! France and Denmark is super boring to watch, a waste of 12 billion dollar for Denmark to park the bus and France lacking of creativity just like in Waterloo 1815 or Maginot 1940. Any soccer coach whose gameplan is copying Mourinho should shut up in front of media about the result.

France not convincing at all that they have a good team rather than super good individuals. I hope we will never see this Denmark team again, they should let team like Cape Verde or Micronesia instead of these bunch of emasculated vikings.


Off-Topic / Re: The World Cup 2018
« on: 24-06-2018, 14:06:14 »
 Belgium looks unbeatable  :o

 Im still waiting for this HUGE wave of new players to TK me on a regular basis...... :-*

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