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IL-2 BoS Mission Building Guide

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Re: IL-2 BoS Mission Building Guide

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I linked to that BoS Forum post when answering another BoS forum member's thread earlier today. I can edit my post to delete the link if necessary. I assumed that as it was an old-ish post that anything in it was already known about.

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Reminds me of that scene in ' Oh What a Lovely War', where the British Generals are driving along in a car discussing how they must not tell the French what they intend to do.

However Tom is right in this instance.
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Re: IL-2 BoS Mission Building Guide

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Prangster, I tried loading the Velikiye Luki template mission file today to have a go at your mission building tutorial and it returned an error saying "Error reeading mission file!". I suspect that this is something to do with version changes since you made the template. It's no big problem as your other online tutorials are great, but I thought that you may wish to know.

As I remember, it all loaded fine a few weeks ago when I tried it very briefly, so it is very possibly since the change to 64-bit.

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Delete the .mission file and try again.
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I already tried that as the standard fix for non-loading missions, but got the same result. I guess that it's also possible that something on my PC is corrupt.

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Silk wrote:I already tried that as the standard fix for non-loading missions, but got the same result. I guess that it's also possible that something on my PC is corrupt.
I would guess your pc is ok.
There is a command in the editor menu something like update file. Maybe that helps.
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