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wulf_pilot
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posted 01-23-2000 06:46 PM     Profile for wulf_pilot   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
I ahve had eaw for almost a year now and i never have had clouds in the game. Even when i set it to mostly cloudy. I dont get it please help
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Rodger Bilko
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posted 01-23-2000 06:54 PM     Profile for Rodger Bilko   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
You lucky blighter, all must sunshine must have gave you a lovely suntan.

Sorry, couldn't resist,
Whats your system set up?

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Gen Savage
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posted 01-23-2000 07:32 PM     Profile for Gen Savage   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
I've definitely had clouds. Not separate fluffy cumulus clouds like WWII Fighters, but large banks that have caused me to lose sight of bandits.
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LLv34_Snefens
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posted 01-23-2000 07:43 PM     Profile for LLv34_Snefens   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
Try to increase cloud detail. Maybe they are not shown if this is put at lowest.
I actually think that "overcast" is never encountered during campaign missions. Anyone?
But they may be selected in single missions as I recall.

One thing that is nice about them is, in multiplayer, that not only do the overcast obstruct your vision, it also breaks your lock if the enemy flies through the layer (diving low for instance). This can be very fun in multiplayer, but also very confusing. If flying above the clouds all you see is white and blue, and it is then very easy to get disoriented.

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LLv34 Snefens
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Edwin Rommel
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posted 01-23-2000 11:52 PM     Profile for Edwin Rommel   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
Herren

Trying to remember ze settings on my computer! - which is an near-impossible task fr zhis old brain!

I flew a career mission yesterday where there were two layers of cloud!, A low "mist" about 500m above GL, and another at 7000m- Awesome feeling to fight in an totally white "arena!"

I think I had a problem with the "perfect" weather on my computer when I used "glide" (Voodoo 3 3000 ), but it has dissapeared with direct 3D setting- I now have foul weather most of the time!

FWIW

E.R.


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RossC
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posted 01-23-2000 11:56 PM     Profile for RossC   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
I had a mist shrouding the ground at my 262 'drome, yesterday! Pretty cool, like a Sherlock Holmes tale.

~Ross


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Capitan Manduca
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posted 01-24-2000 03:00 AM     Profile for Capitan Manduca   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
Uhmm?? I have the oldest 3D card (Voodoo 2 - 8Mb) and I have clouds in Glide and in D3D... I love to fly in the middle of them.

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Opa
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posted 01-24-2000 12:07 PM     Profile for Opa   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
I've encountered overcast many times in BoB. I love to sneak around inside the clouds with my staffel, and then bounce unsuspecting hurries returning from combat against the extrasquads.

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Der Opa


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JWC
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posted 01-24-2000 05:21 PM     Profile for JWC     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
Snef: I've had overcast before in campaign missions. One of my last Spitfire campaign missions, in fact. It was in early '44 on fighter sweep to Wissant. Intermittent clouds beginning at around 8,000 feet and becoming solid at 11,000 feet. When I punched through the overcast layer I was at 12,000 feet and what a sight! Under the overcast layer I was in a drab grey world. Just on top of it I felt like I was skimming along a shimmering sea of white snow glistening in the sun! It was really beautiful!
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tjmax
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posted 01-24-2000 05:49 PM     Profile for tjmax   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message   Edit/Delete Post
one time i was escorting some bombers. and i flew into some clouds and lost the bombers.the clouds were at like 20,000 feet. and another time i crashed into a bomber like on memphis belle
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