View Full Version : Ship moving up river problem in FMB

16-08-2007, 23:48
In FMB how do I get a ship to move upriver?
- there are docks etc. up river
- I have set waypoints ending with zero speed
- the map runs fine (via usual server route) and has a player 1 aircraft
- stationery ships appear fine via static cameras
- so-called moving ship does not even appear

Any ideas - I even chose a small ship in case the size was a problem!



17-08-2007, 00:32
Setting waypointed ships near shorelines doesnt work, in this case both sides of the river act as shorelines. You'll have to do a stationary.

17-08-2007, 03:21
And never forget, on a dogfight mission all objects must be stationary, moving columns etc. won't be displayed.

17-08-2007, 07:36
Thanks guys - the unwritten instructions lol - ok that will prevent me wondering where they've gone!



29-08-2007, 00:05
Hypothetically, if you WERE building a coop mission, you can force ships to move up rivers and into harbours, etc. by initially substituting something else for the ship. You may have to use more than one substitute object to get the complete path you want. All you are after, initially, is the waypoints. Once you have them, you can edit the .mis file in notepad and change the object to a ship, or cut and paste the waypoint coordinates to your ship waypoints.

Sorry, I'm not explaining it that well, but you get the idea.

29-08-2007, 00:23
Lmao, nothing seems to be impossible when combining IL-2 with a texteditor!

Good info! :)

29-08-2007, 00:30
Yes, works decently, even for landing craft that move out of the water and up the beach. But don't look to close ;)