Anime fan boy hailing from cloudy and rainy England and long standing gamer since the PS1. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, I still hold the dear old PC nearest to my heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPG's and RTS's are my daily bread, but I enjoy almost every other genre, predominately; Racing Simulators, Action, Horror and Sandbox games. I'm also one of the few surviving fans of the Arcade Flight Simulator genre on Strangereal.

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midsummersnow
midsummersnow Oct 15 2014, 1:18pm says:

YES! YES! IT HAS HAPPENED. xD

+1 vote   download: Star Reactor
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Oct 13 2014, 6:08pm replied:

Looks Rainbow Dash-ing. ;)

-1 votes   download: Rainbow afterburner
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 30 2014, 3:33pm says:

Vector Thrust Screenshot Contest now active!

More info here: Moddb.com

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 30 2014, 3:09pm says:

Well the competition is now closed! Thank you to those who participated.

Well after much difficult discussions and talks the winner was chosen: It's IbizenThoth's ARGILE.

He will be contacted via his Moddb PM system.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 30 2014, 10:37am replied:

If you wanna extract the textures from AC3 you might wanna ask DragonSpikeXIII from Project Nemo. ;)

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 25 2014, 12:39pm says:

YES MAI BISFU. :3

+1 vote   download: MiG-21Bis THE iDOLM@STER Producer
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 14 2014, 1:38pm says:

YES! YES! :3

+2 votes   download: Air Combat 22 BGM Pack
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 12 2014, 3:29am replied:

Yeah you did.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 11 2014, 11:50am replied:

No custom skins or aircraft are allowed unfortunately.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 11 2014, 7:02am replied:

Also no user made/custom content rule is in effect. I'll be using the Vector Thrust community chatroom on Steam to plan it all.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 11 2014, 6:36am says:

Well if anybody wants to do a large scale team death match tonight (6pm GMT onwards, time still pending). Just say so below with your SteamID. I need at least 6 more players (two slots are already reserved, me and someone else), the more the better to be honest.

+2 votes   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 11 2014, 6:35am replied:

I could see the pickups been used in Arcade mode too. :)

Also pickups in multiplayer would give players a purpose to fight over larger maps.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 5 2014, 1:20pm replied:

As quoted from VT's TV tropes page:

"Blatant Lies: Updates every week!"

;)

+2 votes   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 4 2014, 12:16pm says:

Downloads just for the Schnee skin. :3

+1 vote   download: Danger Zone Skin Pack
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Sep 3 2014, 7:08pm says:

Gonna say, why is the licence set as Creative Commons? It should be a proprietary licence. Especially if its ripped from AC game data.

+4 votes   download: Yuktobania Grunt1 Voice Pack
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 30 2014, 3:13pm replied:

It's for anyone (apart from anybody working on VT) to enter. If you read the rules it will tell you more about it.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 30 2014, 1:11pm says:

If you're interested in a ground unit design contest please take some time to read the following rules before submitting any design: Moddb.com

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 29 2014, 1:31pm replied:

How to texture:

-Draw/color the texture, use the template.jpg that the game kindly provides. Use Photoshop or Gimp.

-Save as .dds, you're gonna need to download a plugin depending on what you're using. Photoshop one is here:(https://developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-texture-tools-adobe-photoshop) and GIMP one is here:(https://code.google.com/p/gimp-dds/).

-Export as [Name of your texture].dds, select 'DXT1' in the compression options.

-Open any of the skin files (with the .skin extension) of the aircraft you're retexturing, change what's in "quotes" and leave what's in ((brackets)) alone.

[Skin]
MenuName = "Name of your texture"

NumSolidSkins= 1
Solid_1_Difuse = "File name of your texture.dds"
Solid_1_Specular = ((Original texture.dds))
Solid_1_Glow =
Solid_1_CustomMatCall =
Solid_1_CustomRefMaterial =

NumAlphaSkins= 0

NumTranspSkins= 0

NumCorpseSolidSkins = 1
CorpseSolid_1_Difuse = ((Original texture.dds))
CorpseSolid_1_Specular = ((Original texture.dds))
CorpseSolid_1_Glow =
CorpseSolid_1_CustomMatCall =
CorpseSolid_1_CustomRefMaterial =

NumCorpseAlphaSkins = 0

NumCorpseTranspSkins = 0

NumCpitSolidSkins = 0

NumCpitAlphaSkins= 0

NumCpitTranspSkins= 0

-Save as '[name of your texture].skin' in the same directory as the other assets of the plane you're retexturing.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 28 2014, 3:33pm replied:

No idea when the campaign will have radio chatter and cutscenes, but I do know that the missions themselves are getting improved.

As for tunnels chases etc. No idea.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 23 2014, 1:23pm replied:

The Dreamer Aces in mission 4 are meant to be to be immortal so you can battle them later on in the campaign.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 22 2014, 2:49am replied:

Awesome. We should do a match tonight once I'm back from work. :)

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 21 2014, 11:33am replied:

VT costs £9.89 with the 10% off over here in the UK.

+2 votes   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 21 2014, 4:22am replied:

Yeah for the simfags maybe. But not for me, its all about game mechanics and gameplay.

0 votes   media: Molinya
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 21 2014, 4:12am replied:

There's more important things that need improving and fixing first isnt there Hat.

+2 votes   media: Molinya
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 20 2014, 4:38am replied:

Yeah the "other" tab is still there. And the Tacit Blue I think has been added to the F-117 family if I remember correctly.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 20 2014, 4:35am replied:

There is one F-14 (the ST-21) in the Early Access release but is hidden and locked.

+2 votes   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 20 2014, 4:34am replied:

Also Iceberg are doing a contest on Twitter.com too.

+1 vote   news: Report 051: Pre-flight Checks
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 20 2014, 4:13am says:

"This is very important to add quickly because otherwise I’m sure I’ll be assaulted every time I create a match to test some changes in the code."

Don't worry TimeS we Alpha Funders will prevent trolls and griefers from attacking you, while you do your net code tests.

"Also about game related material, “Doppelganger Battle” and “Survival Mode” missions were removed from battle scenario, they will be used in future challenges."

Well I noticed that so I just imported the files from the Alpha build. It's very fun battling clones of your MiG-21.

+2 votes   news: Report 051: Pre-flight Checks
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 18 2014, 4:58am replied:

By the looks of things, VT may be released on the 21st of August (Just my guess though I may be wrong). The A.I. has so far two versions "Gunt" and "Ace" (Grunt is your standard Ace Combat AI), there is also a AI difficulty multiplier from 0-25, and from what I've seen playing the game the AI adapts and panics to your play style.

The flares, chaff and smoke are in game and useable but they appear to be just visual effects for now, I don't think the mechanics are active just yet.

+1 vote   game: Vector Thrust
midsummersnow
midsummersnow Aug 13 2014, 8:19pm replied:

Iceberg Interactive are at Gamescom Cologne busy showing off a bunch of the games they publish etc. So expect VT to go on sale after Gamescom has finished (don't take my word for it though). And there was a trailer of some sort showing aircraft apparently.

+2 votes   game: Vector Thrust
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