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Twenty-first release of A&S ProMode (2011-12-17)

Added by kju about 3 years ago

This small update just adds a couple of random mode mission for new community made worlds.
This may be very well the last release of A&S ProMode. So thanks for your interest!

2011-12-17 changelog

  • Changed: Show for AI units an abbreviation of the class type instead of full class names in minimap/map.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Moschnyi Island.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Bush's Geotypical Microterrains - 2km x 2km x 2 meter test terrain.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Bush's Geotypical Microterrains - 2km x 2km x 4 meter test terrain.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Clafghan.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Emita City.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Tigeria SE.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

The A&S ProMode (2011-12-17) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Twentieth release of A&S ProMode (2011-09-18)

Added by kju over 3 years ago

After a long, unplanned, summer break this release supplies you with
several additional modsets - much thanks to Jedra. In addition you find
the random mode version for all recently released community worlds.

Please read the changelog below for details.

Note: The files with the AI tag have the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

2011-09-18 changelog

  • Added: a2 modset (USMC, CDF, Russian, Insurgents).
  • Added: BAF modset.
  • Added: a variety of new modsets.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Testfield.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for CWR Kolgujev.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Buldge.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Tigeria.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Taviana.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for HellsKitchen.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for CinderCity.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for FayshKhabur.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Geotypical Microterrains.
  • Fixed: Addon check for FDF MOD is broken.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

The A&S ProMode (2011-09-18) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Nineteenth release of A&S ProMode (2011-07-28)

Added by kju over 3 years ago

And yet another large update with a few big additions, several updates and important fixes.
Please read the changelog below for details.

Note: The files with the AI tag have the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

2011-07-28 changelog

  • Added: ability for the admin to use the mission parameters of the preceding session.
  • Added: custom player kill messages in mission parameters.
  • Added: Helicopter Collision Avoidance for AI.
  • Changed: Double the damage for units lying on the ground.
  • Changed: Improve the visual design of the mission parameters.
  • Changed: Make sure a JIP has a constant black screen until the spawn menu is shown.
  • Changed: Show only the first name of AI units in the kill message.
  • Changed: Improve artillery chat messages.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Malden2010.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Brik2.
  • Fixed: Change class leads to an additional death in the scoreboard.
  • Fixed: Dead body of disconnected players does not get removed.
  • Fixed: Disconnected players in vehicles do not get removed.
  • Fixed: Choppers get their damaged evened on all areas on damage.
  • Fixed: Cut fence feature is broken.
  • Fixed: Units in vehicles are shown as nearby medic in the spawn dialog.
  • Fixed: Briefing map and main map are not adjusted to new mission area in random mode.
  • Fixed: Custom kill message at times shown "killed by (DEAD)".
  • Fixed: Each class change ups the group count by one.
  • Fixed: Vehicle kills show driver (effectiveCommander) as killer rather than the gunner and actual killer.
  • Fixed: Kill message broken when player exists the vehicle before the ammo kills the target.
  • Fixed: Player name not shown artillery messages.
  • Fixed: "PlayerA is healed by PlayerB" hint is still shown after mission end.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

The A&S ProMode (2011-07-28) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Eighteenth release of A&S ProMode (2011-07-03)

Added by kju over 3 years ago

Another big update with many additions, updates and fixes.
Please read the changelog below for details.

Make sure to read about the remapping of the actions of the F keys.
Also take note in the reworked notes section. There is more to come.
The plan is to provide all details in a sort of ingame help section.
Finally users of the random mode you look into the new way of mass
moving zones in the briefing phase, in addition to the existing ability
to move single zones to adjust the layout.

Note: The files with the AI tag have the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

2011-07-03 changelog

  • Added: ability to quick access all infantry weapon types via number keys.
  • Added: ability to quick change vehicle positions via number keys + shift key.
  • Added: ability to quick access all vehicle weapons via number keys.
  • Added: custom keys to adapt sound volume on F11 and F12.
  • Added: make it possible to hide bodies of enemy units to deny revive.
  • Added: make it possible for the admin to mass move all zones in the briefing phase by holding the left alt key while clicking.
  • Changed: Remap actions on F keys.
  • Changed: Move GDT HDR menu to F9 key.
  • Changed: Improve notes section (ingame help) - part I.
  • Changed: Make zones color indicate the capture progress.
  • Changed: Make sure last info message is shown before spawning.
  • Changed: Make the officer have a special map marker in public mode.
  • Changed: Show number of grenades/smokes still available in the interface.
  • Changed: Add a 'disable revive' button, if you don't want to get revived this time.
  • Changed: Add a timeleft display also in the spawn menu.
  • Changed: Enable ManualFire/AutoHover in public mode and disable them in match mode by default.
  • Changed: Make the initial plane velocity based on its maxSpeed for beam into the air feature.
  • Changed: Make sure vehicles at game start and after respawn are not floating.
  • Changed: Remove the buggy flamethrower from i44 modsets.
  • Changed: Zone spawn positions are buggy in 'T Land of Rocks'.
  • Changed: Make sure AI never tries to flee.
  • Changed: Make AI chopper pilots to eject when they lost their tail rotor.
  • Changed: Make AI choppers not use their weapon inside the spawn protection.
  • Changed: AI plane pilots should always have NVGoogles at their disposal.
  • Changed: Disable temporary weapon removal on lock abuse on mouse use until related CTD source is fixed by BI.
  • Changed: Make spawn menu interface refresh as often and quick as possible.
  • Changed: Add item handling on complete rearm.
  • Changed: Make grenade selection more robust.
  • Changed: Make rifle grenade coding more robust.
  • Changed: Make hand- and smoke grenade coding more robust.
  • Changed: Make automated weapon selection after respawn for the player more robust.
  • Changed: Improve function design to return a list of turrets with or without commander turret.
  • Fixed: Player markers are not moving while in the spawn menu.
  • Fixed: Remove small flicker in the briefing phase.
  • Fixed: Assault classes' HE rocket amount is not reduced in tiny missions.
  • Fixed: Quick switch from grenade to opposite grenade type does not hide the former.
  • Fixed: Ground based vehicles cannot lock with anti air missiles.
  • Fixed: HandGrenades/Smokes are not always removed when stashed away.
  • Fixed: All AI gets killed if a player disconnects.
  • Fixed: In random mode Players JIP to briefing phase do not get updated zone positions.
  • Fixed: X-Ray is broken in the random mode, if the admin moves them.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

The A&S ProMode (2011-07-03) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Seventeenth release of A&S ProMode (2011-06-07)

Added by kju over 3 years ago

The smaller update mainly adds the ability for the admin to adjust
the zone positions in the briefing phase when playing the random mode.
You can now easily adapt the zone positions before starting to play,
if you are unhappy with the randomly generated result.

In the following video you can see how it is done:

A&S ProMode - Random Mode - Admin Adjustable Zones

From now on you will find a second pack in the file base called AnS_ProMode_OA_AI_DATE.7z.
This one has the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

2011-06-07 changelog

  • Added: Make it possible for the admin to adjust the zone positions during the briefing phase in the random mode.
  • Changed: Make random vehicle generation for human players disabled by default.
  • Changed: Adjust angle of spawned AI vehicles to the next target zone.
  • Changed: Make AI pilots to selfkill when the eject in high heights.
  • Changed: Automatically remove obsolete ammo crates and mashes at X-Ray.
  • Changed: Add templates for Utes and Chernarus.
  • Fixed: Random mode has issues when a new client JIPs.
  • Fixed: Mission time display at mission start is broken with dayTime 0 AM.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The A&S ProMode (2011-06-07) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Sixteenth release of A&S ProMode (2011-05-22)

Added by kju almost 4 years ago

This batch provides several additional modsets for community MODs as well as random mode
for the two SFP MOD worlds. Finally two smaller fixes.

From now on you will find a second pack in the file base called AnS_ProMode_OA_AI_DATE.7z.
This one has the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

2011-05-22 changelog

  • Added: HEXAgon modset.
  • Added: FDF modset.
  • Added: SFP modset.
  • Added: FFAA modset.
  • Added: BW modset.
  • Added: JSDF modset.
  • Added: random mode version for Fjardsag.
  • Added: random mode version for Sturko.
  • Fixed: Custom kill messages are shown after mission end.
  • Fixed: Missing magazines for weapons in the KSK modset.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The A&S ProMode (2011-05-22) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Fifteenth release of A&S ProMode (2011-05-11)

Added by kju almost 4 years ago

After one non promoted release a few weeks ago, this updated turns out quite large again.

Most importantly you will modsets for AAW, I44 and VME PLA (needs the soon-to-be-released
MOD update) as well as a couple new worlds supported in the random mode:
DBO Deluxe Terrain, ElephantIsland, I44 Omaha and Qom.

Finally more options for the random mode and various AI improvements and fixes.

A&S ProMode with I44 MOD - AI Mode Demo

From now on you will find a second pack in the file base called AnS_ProMode_OA_AI_DATE.7z.
This one has the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

I am looking for people interested to submit new modsets for community mods,
like ACE2, FDF and others. It is an easy job - you only need to define the unit
class and its equipment: west side or east side.

2011-05-11 changelog

  • Added: AAW modsets.
  • Added: I44 modsets.
  • Added: VME PLA modsets.
  • Added: Make AI medic type units heal other friendly AI nearby.
  • Added: parameter to show AI kills.
  • Added: Make it possible to select the number of zones in the random mode.
  • Added: parameter to limit the total amount of random vehicles.
  • Added: parameter to set the zone size in random mode.
  • Added: quickstart action to randomly generated planes.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for DBO Deluxe Terrain.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for ElephantIsland.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for I44 Omaha.
  • Changed: Add random mode version for Qom.
  • Changed: Change intro text to show only the mission daytime.
  • Changed: Hide vehicle summary in the notes section when random vehicles set are active for the player side.
  • Changed: Improve system to determine vehicle type.
  • Changed: Make AA/AT AI classes not use combat vehicles.
  • Changed: Make AI choppers not spawn directly at the flag in X Ray.
  • Changed: Make AI dead bodies stay until they respawn or get revived
  • Changed: Make AI to react on the event of a zone getting decapped to zero.
  • Changed: Make sure the complete zone area is not in water in the random mode.
  • Changed: Make vehicleRespawn script use set/getVar and one loop to check all.
  • Changed: Reduce smoke grenade use of AI on hit.
  • Changed: Remove obsolete reload anim over network system.
  • Fixed: TerrainGrid and viewdistance not reset, if you die inside a plane.
  • Fixed: AI selection of AA/AT classes does not handle random vehicles.
  • Fixed: Vehicle features are not getting initialized for dynamically created vehicles.
  • Fixed: At mission start defenders do not spawn in the first zone they control, if more than one zone is contested.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The A&S ProMode (2011-05-11) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Thirteenth release of A&S ProMode (2011-04-05)

Added by kju almost 4 years ago

Quick update to amend improvements to the random mode, like the U and zigzag
pattern, or random vehicle sets. You may also want to try the CSLA modset or
the random mode for Vostok and its winter version by Old Bear.

From now on you will find a second pack in the file base called AnS_ProMode_OA_AI_DATE.7z.
This one has the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

I am looking for people interested to submit new modsets for community mods,
like ACE2, FDF and others. It is an easy job - you only need to define the unit
class and its equipment: west side or east side.

2011-04-05 changelog

  • Added: parameter to use the random vehicle set also for players on any or both sides.
  • Added: make it possible to set the vehicles types available for AI and their amount as parameters.
  • Added: make AI able to revive human players when nearby.
  • Added: CSLA modsets.
  • Changed: Added zigzag pattern for random mode.
  • Changed: Added U pattern for random mode.
  • Changed: Adjust angle of random vehicles to the next target zone at mission start.
  • Changed: Adjust angle of player to the next target zone at mission start in the random mode.
  • Changed: Added random mode version for Vostok and its winter version.
  • Fixed: The player spawns in/on-top of the base create in X-Ray.
  • Fixed: AI units have no NVGoggles despite AAS_Params_NightvisionForAI mission parameter setting.
  • Fixed: AAS_Params_ReviveAbility mission parameter also disables healing ability of medics.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The A&S ProMode (2011-04-05) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Twelfth release of A&S ProMode (2011-04-01)

Added by kju almost 4 years ago

This update adds the new random mode. This will create dynamically a different
mission area on each run. It is mainly to easily test community worlds with AnS.
The pack contains 59 worlds to choose from!

The picture shows the search for suitable locations visible in the debug mode:

From now on you will find a second pack in the file base called AnS_ProMode_OA_AI_DATE.7z.
This one has the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

I am looking for people interested to submit new modsets for community mods,
like ACE2, FDF and others. It is an easy job - you only need to define the unit
class and its equipment: west side or east side.

2011-04-01 changelog

  • Added: random mission mode.
  • Changed: Make the X Ray crate generated by script directly at the flag position.
  • Changed: Automatically create a fire in X-Ray for night missions when the player side has no nightvision googles.
  • Fixed: Float values do not work for mission parameter values.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The A&S ProMode (2011-04-01) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

Eleventh release of A&S ProMode (2011-03-23)

Added by kju almost 4 years ago

This smaller update makes AI again more player like along with some fixes for recent additions.

From now on you will find a second pack in the file base called AnS_ProMode_OA_AI_DATE.7z.
This one has the AI mode active by default.

You can see the planned additions for the next release in the roadmap.

I am looking for people interested to submit new modsets for community mods,
like ACE2, FDF and others. It is an easy job - you only need to define the unit
class and its equipment: west side or east side.

2011-03-23 changelog

  • Added: Make AI medic type units heal players nearby.
  • Added: Make AI to respawn at a closer zone when too far away.
  • Changed: Give the east AT Specialist the MetisLauncher instead of the M47Launcher.
  • Changed: Make AI vehicles have no commander to have the gunner act quicker.
  • Changed: Make AI only use AA/AT classes when there are air / landvehicles as a threat.
  • Changed: Make AI units flank not too far if already close to the target.
  • Changed: Make the AI position counter reset also on AI weapon use.
  • Changed: Make AI in motorbikes/jeeps eject and move on as infantry when entering a zone.
  • Fixed: Revive is buggy when being in the observer mode.
  • Fixed: After a while AI vehicles fall from the sky in X Ray.
  • Fixed: After a while AI no longer uses limited classes.
  • Fixed: Equipment pics not visible after respawn.
  • Fixed: Unarmed vehicle handling is broken after a minute.
  • Fixed: AI zone protection is off in match mode.

The optional AI mode can be used for enjoyment while waiting for the server
to fill or as training. See the details in the features section of the wiki.

You can review the list of changes in detail.

The A&S ProMode (2011-03-23) pack is available in the filebase.

Find more about A&S ProMode, its features and countless configuration options in the wiki.

Leave your feedback in the forum and enjoy!

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