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92 Sqn. Philstyle (QJ-P)
Aug-31-2014, 04:08
[[ @ATAG moderators - I understand you might like to move, or remove this post. I figured I would post it here in the "other sims" section of your forum, given that it links to another server's page. Feel free to shift it, if you think it belongs elsewhere. ]]


A general announcement from Storm of War.
http://forum.1cpublishing.eu/showthread.php?t=228794

New website now running from here; www.stormofwar.org

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Salute,
Phil

hnbdgr
Oct-20-2014, 11:45
I've seen this in my email as I'm on your mailing list, Do you guys have ai bomber flights and good statistics now? And it's public? that all sounds pretty good! Hopefully will check it out soon.

ATAG_Freya
Oct-20-2014, 12:06
Nice job on the new site and server, guys! :thumbsup: Well done! Looking forward to getting some time in, and also a new SOW campaign. :salute:

Roblex
Oct-20-2014, 14:58
Really nice. 56 sqn are really enjoying the 'Battle Of Britain' style missions ie formations of 18 bombers blowing the crap out of important military targets unless the Spits & Hurris can stop them. Better still, the Blue pilots are seeing the sense in escorting the bombers to make sure they get through while their light bombers take out the radar stations to make a hole in the chain home coverage so the RAF have less chance of seeing them coming until it is too late. Best of all is that we seem to have enough players now to populate both SoW and ATAG without either suffering!

SoW Reddog
Oct-21-2014, 06:31
Thanks, and as Roblex says it's nice to see that the community can support multiple servers at the same time. I've been blown away by the support we've had thus far, with over 300 players joining the server at some point in just over 5 days! It has made all the work over recent weeks worth it.

Mysticpuma
Oct-21-2014, 07:49
Forums link reports no page found?

SoW Reddog
Oct-21-2014, 08:32
Using Firefox or chrome perchance MP??

I've made a mistake on the trailing slash. If you remove it then it will work. Apologies, it's one of those things that's on the "to fix" list that doesn't ever seem to make it to the top of the list!

Edit:
Ah,. apologies. You might be referring to Phill's link? That's to the old forum. The new site is www.stormofwar.org

92 Sqn. Philstyle (QJ-P)
Oct-22-2014, 07:53
Using Firefox or chrome perchance MP??
I've made a mistake on the trailing slash. If you remove it then it will work. Apologies, it's one of those things that's on the "to fix" list that doesn't ever seem to make it to the top of the list!
Edit:
Ah,. apologies. You might be referring to Phill's link? That's to the old forum. The new site is www.stormofwar.org

Yes, cheers Reddog.
Initial post in this thread updated to include the most recent announcement and the correct link to the new SoW website.

Mysticpuma
Oct-22-2014, 08:44
I've made a mistake on the trailing slash. If you remove it then it will work.

That was it :)

Cheers, MP

DUI
Oct-22-2014, 09:11
The advanced SoW statistics (http://www.stormofwar.org/?Page=publicstats) are pure gold! You can track every single sortie with all details (incl. the amount and type of destroyed ground objects!), the statistic generates careers/streaks (if you did not make it home alive a new career will automatically begin). Simply beautiful!
I had a nice sortie with a squadron mate yesterday evening. But I have to fly much more to be able to comment on the missions. What I have seen so far is very promising!
Also not to forget: So far the server ran very stable and smoothly.

In short words: Thank you a lot for all your effort!!! :salute:

92 Sqn. Philstyle (QJ-P)
Oct-28-2014, 06:55
A reminder to all pilots who are members of squadrons, and who have flown on Storm of War to register their squadron, and to assign their player for the SoW stats;


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7KbhkGc4iY&feature=youtu.be

More info here;
http://www.stormofwar.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=451

Salute!

XE9O
Oct-28-2014, 07:14
Nice Site Phil,


A lot of work being done there.




71st_AH_XE90:thumbsup:

Kling
Oct-28-2014, 07:21
Lovely stuff!!! Expect me to join in!!

Mysticpuma
Oct-28-2014, 07:27
Got to be honest I love stats. Have said many times the stats they used to have on Warclouds were some of the most comprehensive I remember and i loved them. Being a lone pilot without a Squadron I see it's not an option for me to join at the moment...but the stats look great, will there be more as time progresses (like percentage hits from gunnery, pilot most shot down by you, pilot you were most shot down by, etc, etc)

Love stats. :)

Cheers, MP

JG4_sKylon
Oct-28-2014, 07:55
Being a lone pilot without a Squadron I see it's not an option for me to join at the moment...but the stats look great, will there be more as time progresses (like percentage hits from gunnery, pilot most shot down by you, pilot you were most shot down by, etc, etc)

Love stats. :)

Cheers, MP

Stats also run for "lone wolfs". The registering for the squad is only needed to accumulate the stats of every single squad player to the squad stats.
At least that´s what i understood of all this stuff :-)

SoW Reddog
Oct-28-2014, 10:00
Indeed, Skylon has the right of it. The Squadron thing is an "addon", simply a way of measuring squad's e-peen's :D

MP, there is the possibility of adding different stats. Originally we were recording the individual damaged items but it was a bit overwhelming on the detailed views, and at an aggregate level meaningless. We can certainly access the inbuilt bulletsfired and bulletshit metrics, but I'm not convinced how accurate they are. Major development on the stats has stopped for now, bug fixes notwithstanding now I have rewritten the processes to be less resource hungry for the website.

The major direction now is to look at developing the persistent environment we've talked about, and rolling out some of the gameplay elements which come alongside that like tying units to specific spawnbases, tracking plane numbers, dynamic AI raid spawning etc.

Kling
Oct-28-2014, 10:35
Indeed, Skylon has the right of it. The Squadron thing is an "addon", simply a way of measuring squad's e-peen's :D

MP, there is the possibility of adding different stats. Originally we were recording the individual damaged items but it was a bit overwhelming on the detailed views, and at an aggregate level meaningless. We can certainly access the inbuilt bulletsfired and bulletshit metrics, but I'm not convinced how accurate they are. Major development on the stats has stopped for now, bug fixes notwithstanding now I have rewritten the processes to be less resource hungry for the website.

The major direction now is to look at developing the persistent environment we've talked about, and rolling out some of the gameplay elements which come alongside that like tying units to specific spawnbases, tracking plane numbers, dynamic AI raid spawning etc.

This sounds soooo great!

92 Sqn. Philstyle (QJ-P)
Oct-28-2014, 10:58
Got to be honest I love stats. Have said many times the stats they used to have on Warclouds were some of the most comprehensive I remember and i loved them. Being a lone pilot without a Squadron I see it's not an option for me to join at the moment...but the stats look great, will there be more as time progresses (like percentage hits from gunnery, pilot most shot down by you, pilot you were most shot down by, etc, etc)
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Hi MP,


The Squadron stats is a separate section, that reports on a squad-by-squad basis.
We want the Squadrons to be able to use the Squad stats as a marketing tool - you know - look how often we fly and how much damage we can do.. . kinda thing.


There is an entirely separate section of stats for individual (i.e. not a member of a squadron) pilots. This system is based on a "career" streak. That is, when you die, your career ends and those stats get archived. The "current career" is the one shown on the main pilot stats page.

More detail about the individual pilot stats is in this video,starting at 33 seconds;

http://youtu.be/_56JhIdbG7Q?t=33s

92 Sqn. Philstyle (QJ-P)
Oct-28-2014, 14:45
Made a Tutorial Video earlier today; this is me conducting an RV with, and escorting a raid of JU88s in the "Thames and Medway" mission on SoW server.

I used the "friendly bomber finder" tool (tab-4-2) to locate the bombers and escort them.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Iy_vJ29jm4&

Video is 28 minutes long.

Kling
Oct-28-2014, 21:17
very nice an informative video! Thx PS!

ATAG_Colander
Oct-28-2014, 21:41
Moved the thread here as it makes more sense than under "other sims"
Good luck with the server. :salute:

III./ZG76_Saipan
Oct-29-2014, 00:16
very nice stuff guys!

SoW Reddog
Oct-29-2014, 05:11
Moved the thread here as it makes more sense than under "other sims"
Good luck with the server. :salute:

Thanks Colander. It's been a hard slog so far, with a prospect of more on the horizon! :)

hnbdgr
Oct-29-2014, 06:11
So guys, if you don't mind me asking when is best to hop on? what GMT times seem to be most active? BKHZ has registered as a squad on SoW, but didn't really have a chance to try it out yet properly.

92 Sqn. Philstyle (QJ-P)
Oct-29-2014, 06:24
So guys, if you don't mind me asking when is best to hop on? what GMT times seem to be most active? BKHZ has registered as a squad on SoW, but didn't really have a chance to try it out yet properly.

There's not really a "best" time. The server has A.I. formations, so there is always something to hunt down - even if there aren't any other human players online.

The server is not as popular as ATAG, however you'll quite often see 15 to 20 human players during weeknights for the EU/ UK timezone. There are also quite a few Aussies/ Kiwis who jump on the server during their evenings.

Your best option is to team up with your squad-mate Basha and jump on when you happen to be online at the same time as each other. You'll find the server a lot more rewarding when you fly in small groups, rather than lone wolf stuff.

hnbdgr
Oct-29-2014, 06:39
There's not really a "best" time. The server has A.I. formations, so there is always something to hunt down - even if there aren't any other human players online.

The server is not as popular as ATAG, however you'll quite often see 15 to 20 human players during weeknights for the EU/ UK timezone. There are also quite a few Aussies/ Kiwis who jump on the server during their evenings.

Your best option is to team up with your squad-mate Basha and jump on when you happen to be online at the same time as each other. You'll find the server a lot more rewarding when you fly in small groups, rather than lone wolf stuff.

Roger, thanks for the answer :salute:

Leifr
Oct-29-2014, 19:21
Evening folk!
This all looks fantastic. Am I correct in assuming that the campaign has not started properly yet?
If so, how may I and my group involve ourselves? I have registered No. 504 (County of Nottingham) Squadron with you chaps and will poke our pilots into signing up also.

We also have one fellow with us whom is strictly non-flying personnel. Is there room for him in the Control Room for RDF? He has typically always navigated for me in the biplanes of RoF, as well as the aircraft of CloD and BoS - in short, he knows what's up.

Cheers.

92 Sqn. Philstyle (QJ-P)
Oct-30-2014, 04:02
Evening folk!
This all looks fantastic. Am I correct in assuming that the campaign has not started properly yet?
If so, how may I and my group involve ourselves? I have registered No. 504 (County of Nottingham) Squadron with you chaps and will poke our pilots into signing up also.

Correct the campaign itself has not started. The server is currently running public missions 24/7. However, all the features you see in the explanatory video are in use on the public server also.

We will be making sure that the campaign proper is announced, when it is ready to go.



We also have one fellow with us whom is strictly non-flying personnel. Is there room for him in the Control Room for RDF? He has typically always navigated for me in the biplanes of RoF, as well as the aircraft of CloD and BoS - in short, he knows what's up.
Cheers.

Most certainly. We usually rotate the control-room duties, with each controller taking a 1-hour slot. this gives the team a chance to have a fly. So more interest is most welcome.

Leifr
Oct-30-2014, 05:25
Good morning Phil.
Thank you for your reply, I'll be sure to pass on the information to my non-flying friend later on today - he'll be most happy to hear this, especially the hour shifts.

92 Sqn. Philstyle (QJ-P)
Nov-20-2014, 08:00
Video tutorial about in-game RADAR use on SoW server.

the full post and video are available from here;
http://www.stormofwar.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=566


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNVDOufiHwc