Defend Rangoon!

She's getting on in the years now, but we still like to jump in the saddle occasionally.

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Defend Rangoon!

Post by Seb » Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:42 pm

The latest single-player campaign that I've been enjoying is "Defend Rangoon!" by CzechTexan

Its a 15-mission campaign, flying as a New Zealander as part of RAF 67 Squadron in the Buffalo MkI during the defence of Rangoon, December 1941-March 1942.

The map is lush and vibrant, very well detailed and the missions are thrilling - I'm halfway through...

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Brewster Buffalo Mk I

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My First Take Down an Imperial Japanese Army Air Service Ki-21 "Jane"


Ki-21s had their name changed to "Sally" after the US joined the war after a complaint from General Douglas MacArthur, whose wife was named "Jane"!

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"Jane" Goes Down in Flames

If you like the sky full of bandits and don't mind being overwhelmed while flying inferior planes ... you'll love this!

Find the mission here:
https://www.mission4today.com/index.php ... ls&id=2832

Works Great in the B.A.T. supermod, here,
https://www.sas1946.com/main/index.php/ ... 026.0.html

I can't rate B.A.T highly enough!

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Re: Defend Rangoon!

Post by Shadepiece » Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:03 pm

Aw dang that looks pretty darn cool!

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Re: Defend Rangoon!

Post by Seb » Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:23 pm

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Now with correct markings!
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Re: Defend Rangoon!

Post by Dickie » Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:56 am

I honestly get stoked for this stuff but never have the damn time!

Last thing I installed was a massive HSFX pack, and the modding system became a bit complicated, but is it a different pack now??

Are the internal models improved? It looks decent graphically but I can't remember how dated it feels when flying it.

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Re: Defend Rangoon!

Post by Kurse » Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:32 am

Ohhhh that looks fun!
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Re: Defend Rangoon!

Post by Seb » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:50 am

Dickie wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:56 am
I honestly get stoked for this stuff but never have the damn time!

Last thing I installed was a massive HSFX pack, and the modding system became a bit complicated, but is it a different pack now??

Are the internal models improved? It looks decent graphically but I can't remember how dated it feels when flying it.
Dickie, it couldn't be easier, if you have steam il2 1946 go to the Beta section and choose version 4.12.2 from the selection.

If you don't have steam then you'll need the SAS mega patch which will get you to 4.12.2

Copy that folder into a new location away from program files (I use documents) then download B.A.T. v4.0 "RED CORE" - The World At War pack and extract to your new il2 location ... and it's done!

Yes BAT has updated FM and damage modelling and AI improvements...

However, I think if you want the very best FM then YPack is your beast and best for online play nowadays and uses 4.13.3 .... for that, you just download and install it as it has everything including the base IL2 game ... It's very nice too! There is some argument that suggests that 4.13.3 AI is an improvement over 4.12.2 but I can't tell the difference.

I have 4 versions of Il2 1946 on my machine at the moment VP Mod, BAT, YPack and Steam version which is updated (manually) to 4.14.1 (I used to have HSFX and DBW and have working copies on a hard drive somewhere but they may be a wee bit outdated now in terms of AI and FMs )

If I can help in any way at all let me know!

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YPack https://www.patrulla-azul.com/forum/vie ... f=6&t=7710

SAS Mega Patch https://www.sas1946.com/main/index.php/ ... 443.0.html

BAT 4.0 https://www.sas1946.com/main/index.php/ ... 026.0.html

VP mod https://www.sas1946.com/main/index.php?topic=50919.0
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Re: Defend Rangoon!

Post by Dickie » Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:43 pm

That's a lot of gigs!

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