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Chronojam @ Medium Tank armor allocation

Good catch. It's not going to be a big deal since this one is temporary due to the new model.

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Chronojam @ Red Alert: A Path Beyond

We've got a few changes coming for infantry, too! Sneaking around will hide your name and take you off radar, a lot of the weapons have been adjusted and there's a dynamic accuracy system, we've got sprinting and jumping changes, etc.

Soldiers also self-heal out of combat in case you win a victory far from your base or a medic, so you don't need to just jump off a cliff or suicide-rush the defenses. I'm not sure that's realistic, though, but it works well in testing.

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Chronojam @ Light Tank armor allocation

Well, we've always got the option to revise it, but after an internal discussion with the test team we decided we were creeping closer and closer to getting maybe too simmy, with increasingly specific hit locations, shell drop, talking of making shell damage change based on range, etc.

We were starting to make damage change based on things like shooting the engines vs the different rotors of a helicopter, and thought, maybe we should step back for a moment :)

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Chronojam @ BHP Launcher 0.2.0.1 - Downloads the games!

You can join our forums at BluehellProductions.com

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Chronojam @ Red Alert: A Path Beyond

We've had real life issues crop up with a lot of our art guys, which has delayed the inclusion of new artwork assets. For example, the new hands need to be properly rigged/prepped, and before that can happen, new weapons and animations can't go in.

But that's been sidelined due to events and priorities, so they're not in yet. If you want to help or know somebody who does, let us know.

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Chronojam @ New Update, New Site!

I guess it varies by time zone, but there have been some good 20+ rounds most dys

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Chronojam @ New Update, New Site!

Tech levels helped address a number of concerns, for sure, but we'll see how this plays out. They could return in a limited capacity, or in another form.

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Chronojam @ Red Alert: A Path Beyond

This is actually really clever, but we've got some other methods if we need to do it.

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Chronojam @ APB Dev. Blog :: February 23rd, 2014

No offense taken at all. We actually had dialog with Renegade X much earlier, and did some experimentation on UDK ourselves after seeing their successes (porting assets, testing some gameplay, etc).

In the end we decided against it for a few reasons, but have taken the time to re-evaluate the option now and then. Seeing the UE4 SDK demonstration got us excited actually, and if there is a "UDK 4" we'll definitely play with that... although it will likely mean starting from scratch in terms of the gameplay mechanics.

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Chronojam @ More Coastal Influence

That one I linked was supposed to have the option to skip it. I don't have a handy version of the current launcher build you can simply extract, but I'll try to get one up sometime. Please end a PM to Danpaul on our forum as he is responsible for the launcher and its installer and may be able to help.

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Chronojam @ BHP Launcher 0.2.0.1 - Downloads the games!

It was developed on a Windows 7 system and many of our test team use Win 7; if you are having trouble please post your error messages on our forum.

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Chronojam @ BHP Launcher 0.2.0.1 - Downloads the games!

It's a unified launcher shared by all of our projects. If you're trying to download Apocalypse Rising, I'm sorry to say that it is still only available to our internal testing team.

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Chronojam @ More Coastal Influence

We've actually got a newer installer available that was intended for use by those with .NET4 problems. Try this slightly different one out:
Bluehellproductions.com

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Chronojam @ Red Alert: A Path Beyond

Probably not.

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Chronojam @ BHP Launcher 0.2.0.1 - Downloads the games!

Swing by our forum if you're still having trouble please

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Chronojam @ Red Alert FPS

So is this cancelled, then?

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Chronojam @ January Update

There indeed are a few of those :)

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Chronojam @ January Update

We've had this feedback from several people so far and might look into making those changes, but we don't want to make it TOO complicated (although apparently there's an audience for more sophisticated damage models due to games like WoT and Warthunder).

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Chronojam @ Red Alert: A Path Beyond

It's like a train set, a hobby more than a product.

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Chronojam @ Red Alert: A Path Beyond

We're sort of between releases right now, so there aren't tons of players.

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Chronojam @ Obsolete - BHP Launcher 0.0.2.16

Always get the latest, but the new launchers are not ready for Mac quite yet.

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Chronojam @ Stance accuracy changes

All clients can see it

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Chronojam @ Obsolete - BHP Launcher 0.0.2.16

Uploading a new launcher to hopefully fix the .NET 4 installation issue for you guys; at the very least you'll be able to just install .NET 4 by yourself if the new installer is unable to install it.

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Chronojam @ Vehicle Damage Zones

The whole aircraft in general is pretty poorly "armored" so right now, nothing's considered particularly weak. This might change going forward, but that's the thought process for now.

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Chronojam @ Hitzones & Infantry Elaborated

I hope it'll take it into the present! No decision yet on if TSR or AR will make use of these changes.

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Chronojam @ Tiberian Sun Reborn

Our plans now include a full installer going forward, stay tuned, we're testing a new build for TS:Reborn literally right now so hopefully you should have it soon.

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Chronojam @ Obsolete - BHP Launcher 0.0.2.16

We're reviewing this right now since we know we have lots of Mac fans.

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Chronojam @ Obsolete - BHP Launcher 0.0.2.16

To clarify what's happening, a ".NET Profile" is not your account/login/userinfo in that sense of the word "profile," it is an "installation profile" that describes a subset of the .NET Framework.

You may be familiar with some installers that have installation profiles like "Full" or "Light" or "Custom." The Microsoft .NET Framework has the options of either Full or Client. Because we do not require the full profile, the installation ensures you have a working copy of the client profile instead.

The installation/repair/handling (and naming) is poorly handled by Microsoft's installers.

As a side note, beginning with .NET Framework v4.5, Microsoft redesigned the deployment options such that there IS no client profile -- every deployment gets the same full set of libraries.

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Chronojam @ Exploding Things

Yes.

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Chronojam @ Exploding Things

I think the firing rate might come down a little more for Medium/Heavy tanks compared to what you see in the video. It is pretty important to let people retaliate when attacked, after all. Don't worry about the numbers given in this update, they're just to illustrate the system. We're working with the testers to get a good balance on it right now.

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