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To be fair the attacker was sat in the spawn twiddling his thumbs while his CO watched VBIEDs racing around, but it was a serious explosion.....Ironically of course the whole thing was a part of the same script error that crashed my testing, but I still didn't notice it until it was pointed out!  :rolleyes:

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The following screenshots are from the scenario Hornet's Nest set in Mosul Iraq.  It was created by @Sgt.Squarehead and has the Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) & US advisors attacking and clearing a section of Mosul of ISIS.  I am still playing through it.  So far it is a great urban battle with IEDs, refugees and other surprises.  It is proving to be a very interesting MOUT fight.

CTS units on the move in Mosul.

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OpFor Sniper team.

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Friendly refugees awaiting rescue.

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On 6/16/2017 at 10:11 AM, MOS:96B2P said:

CTS units on the move in Mosul.

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Looks like Photobucket is holding my photos hostage for $400 a year.  "Sigh" 

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On ‎7‎/‎19‎/‎2017 at 6:26 AM, IICptMillerII said:

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I thought this was a great shot. It looks like a proper warzone

From an on going PBEM of "To the Shores of Tripoli."

That looks properly badass.
 

On ‎7‎/‎19‎/‎2017 at 11:08 AM, MOS:96B2P said:

Looks like Photobucket is holding my photos hostage for $400 a year.  "Sigh" 

Time to get an imgur account. I've already deleted my photobucket.
http://imgur.com/

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3 hours ago, MANoWAR.U51 said:

Is there a way to disable the user interface or do you cut it out of your screenshots?  

I crop the UI (at the bottom of the screen) out of the screenshot in Paint.  As you probably know - "alt"  "I"  disappears the floating icons.  

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I recently started using mogrify from ImageMagick (https://www.imagemagick.org) to script the cropping. I used to have to hand touch every image and now I just run a script that crops them.

I typically rename my screen captures and then run this script:

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mogrify -path final -unsharp 0x2+0.2 -quality 70 -crop 1815x1050+0+32 *GameNameOrders-*.jpg
move *GameNameOrders-*.jpg originals
mogrify -path final -unsharp 0x2+0.2 -quality 70 -crop 1815x880+0+32 *GameName*.jpg
move *GameName-*.jpg originals
pause

This is what I use for AARs where I have renamed all the files to follow the format GameName-01CoolsCaption.jpg or GameNameOrders-02WhatIamDoingNext.jpg

This is run from a folder with the raw renamed images a directory named "final" for the images that will be uploaded and one named "originals" since I want to keep them at least for a while. The  mogrify (yeah crazy name) command can do several things at once "-path final" means the output of the operations goes to a sub folder; "-unsharp 0x2+0.2" slightly sharpens the images (they look better); "quality 70" means the .jpg files are saved with quality set to 70; "-crop 1815x880+0+32" means the compas and the order UI and the strip with the pause are cropped out; and finally "*GameNameOrders-*.jpg" selects the orders files for one cropping and "*GameName*.jpg" selects the other files for a different cropping.

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17 hours ago, IanL said:

I recently started using mogrify from ImageMagick (https://www.imagemagick.org) to script the cropping. I used to have to hand touch every image and now I just run a script that crops them.

I typically rename my screen captures and then run this script:

This is what I use for AARs where I have renamed all the files to follow the format GameName-01CoolsCaption.jpg or GameNameOrders-02WhatIamDoingNext.jpg

This is run from a folder with the raw renamed images a directory named "final" for the images that will be uploaded and one named "originals" since I want to keep them at least for a while. The  mogrify (yeah crazy name) command can do several things at once "-path final" means the output of the operations goes to a sub folder; "-unsharp 0x2+0.2" slightly sharpens the images (they look better); "quality 70" means the .jpg files are saved with quality set to 70; "-crop 1815x880+0+32" means the compas and the order UI and the strip with the pause are cropped out; and finally "*GameNameOrders-*.jpg" selects the orders files for one cropping and "*GameName*.jpg" selects the other files for a different cropping.

Have to try this, thanks.

Sharpen also contributes a lot the game´s visual quality. Never seen a game profiting so much from it like the CM2 series.

Edited by MANoWAR.U51

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