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      Special Upgrade 4 Tech Tips   12/27/2016

      Hi all! Now that Upgrade 4 is out and about in large quantities we have now discovered a few SNAFUs that happen out in the scary, real world that is home computing.  Fortunately the rate of problems is extremely small and so far most are easily worked around.  We've identified a few issues that have similar causes which we have clear instructions for work arounds here they are: 1.  CMRT Windows customers need to re-license their original key.  This is a result of improvements to the licensing system which CMBN, CMBS, and CMFB are already using.  To do this launch CMRT with the Upgrade and the first time enter your Engine 4 key.  Exit and then use the "Activate New Products" shortcut in your CMRT folder, then enter your Engine 3 license key.  That should do the trick. 2.  CMRT and CMBN MacOS customers have a similar situation as #2, however the "Activate New Products" is inside the Documents folder in their respective CM folders.  For CMBN you have to go through the process described above for each of your license keys.  There is no special order to follow. 3.  For CMBS and CMFB customers, you need to use the Activate New Products shortcut and enter your Upgrade 4 key.  If you launch the game and see a screen that says "LICENSE FAILURE: Base Game 4.0 is required." that is an indication you haven't yet gone through that procedure.  Provided you had a properly functioning copy before installing the Upgrade, that should be all you need to do.  If in the future you have to install from scratch on a new system you'll need to do the same procedure for both your original license key and your Upgrade 4.0 key. 4.  There's always a weird one and here it is.  A few Windows users are not getting "Activate New Products" shortcuts created during installation.  Apparently anti-virus software is preventing the installer from doing its job.  This might not be a problem right now, but it will prove to be an issue at some point in the future.  The solution is to create your own shortcut using the following steps: Disable your anti-virus software before you do anything. Go to your Desktop, right click on the Desktop itself, select NEW->SHORTCUT, use BROWSE to locate the CM EXE that you are trying to fix. The location is then written out. After it type in a single space and then paste this:

      -showui

      Click NEXT and give your new Shortcut a name (doesn't matter what). Confirm that and you're done. Double click on the new Shortcut and you should be prompted to license whatever it is you need to license. At this time we have not identified any issues that have not been worked around.  Let's hope it stays that way Steve
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      Forum Reorganization   10/12/2017

      We've reorganized our Combat Mission Forums to reflect the fact that most of you are now running Engine 4 and that means you're all using the same basic code.  Because of that, there's no good reason to have the discussion about Combat Mission spread out over 5 separate sets of Forums.  There is now one General Discussion area with Tech Support and Scenario/Mod Tips sub forums.  The Family specific Tech Support Forums have been moved to a new CM2 Archives area and frozen in place. You might also notice we dropped the "x" from distinguishing between the first generation of CM games and the second.  The "x" was reluctantly adopted back in 2005 or so because at the time we had the original three CM games on European store shelves entitled CM1, CM2, and CM3 (CMBO, CMBB, and CMAK).  We didn't want to cause confusion so we added the "x".  Time has moved on and we have to, so the "x" is now gone from our public vocabulary as it has been from our private vocabulary for quite a while already.  Side note, Charles *NEVER* used the "x" so now we're all speaking the same language as him.  Which is important since he is the one programming them

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Hello everybody, 

My name is Worghern, I'm a french gamer who live at Paris. I'm a 46 years old age, world war two wargamer, with a 2d/3d graphist graduate. I have played all world war two products on PC since twenty years ago. Of course, Combat mission was a real surprise with its free beta there is far far away...Today, Final Blitz come out and so, I decided to dress up this young lady a little bit with a more winter détailed dress. Not finished yet but on the way ! Enjoy ! 

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Very promising indeed! I have quite a lot of winter terrain modded textures that I could give to you if you wanted, I won´t finish my tearrain mod after all, so feel free to contact me if you please,...

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Superbe boulot Worghern! 

Le temps de replacer ma mâchoire, je lève la main si tu recherches des volontaires pour tester. ;)

 

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2 hours ago, Vergeltungswaffe said:

Best.First.Post.Ever.

+1 from me. This looks stunning! I more or less decided not to bother with terrain mods in FB, but I may have to change my mind now. :)

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Thank you very much for your welcome and your support. Thank you for pointing out details here and there, made comments and suggestions that confirm my choices and my reflection. Born in France (moreover the Picardy region), I really wanted to show you how our winters are disgusting, lol ! There is still much to do, but as you have noticed, the "Ardennais" winter shows his frozen face. Stay tuned and as soon as I judge the work is satisfying, I'll post the mod on greenasjade ! Thanks again for your outstanding and also warm welcome...

 

PS: More to come ;)

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