Massive campaign using most of the maps and lots of jets

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  1. Hairog

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    Massive campaign using most of the maps and lots of jets

    I've been obsessing about doing a massive campaign involving almost every stock 4.09 map and lots of jets to recreate a 1946 "what if" on a Soviet invasion. I've got it all mapped out and thought out. I need to know would it be better to try using my tried and true method of doing individual missions using the FMB and linking them or try and learning Lowengrin's DCG. I have no idea what can be done in DCG or even a vague notion of how it does its magic.

    Can someone give me a quick idea of what DCG does and can it be used to link different maps together in one big campaign? Is it easier to use DCG for my purpose than to painstakingly place everything in LMB? Can I incorporate a map that has never been used in a DCG campaign? Can you start a DCG campaign from scratch? Is there a tutorial anywhere (I can't find it if there is)?

    I appreciate any assistance and I'll fill you in later with more on my ideas about a huge jet campaign based on Plan Griddle. The plan to counter a Soviet invasion in 1946-48.

    I'm planning on using all the maps below and a few more.
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    The DCG replaces IL2 FB's default dynamic campaign, and adds a flow and continuity to the battles,as well as a greatly increased scale in terms of numbers of planes. For example: if you blow up a bridge in mission A, it wont be there in mission B, unless you set it up in the options for it to be repaired after a certain length of time. Now...as far as using it in FMB mission, I have no clue. I'm still trying to get past the random crashes. It looks like it is a fantastic piece of software, but as of yet, I haven't really been able to take advantage of it. You might check lowengrin's site. There are usually alot of up-to-date posts on there.
     
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    I've had a post up in Lowengrin's site for a week now and no hits or misses. I'm getting bummed out. This shouldn't be a hard question to answer.

    Can you have the Germans and Soviets switch sides in DCG so that the Germans fight along side the US/Brits/French against a 1946 attack by the Soviets?
     
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    Hiya Hairog. :)

    Paul just got back from a vacation in France.
    He may not be up to speed yet.


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    Ah I see. Patience is a virtue. I'm just anxious to get started one way or the other.

    I can't imagine running a website much less creating something like DCG.
     
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    I would go with DCG! I do have a few maps that I populated for DCG, but never done the campaigns. Let me know, I'll send it through!

    Maps done:

    Canons' Channel Map
    Greece/Italy/North Africa Map.

    Basically you create your campaigns starting etc. Poland'39(Lvov Map) then France/BOB(Uk canon map)etc!

    I suggest that you do the MTO separately from the ETO, although it would be nice to jump from BOB, straight to the desert!

    Look for Scharnhorst at the AAA site. He is quite a genius when it comes to DCG, but Paul at DCG site also very helpful, he did design DCG after all 

    I gladly help with your project.....if you use DCG :) I’m not such a big fan of FMB campaigns

    edd
     
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    I'd be glad to use DCG but from the other forums it appears that we cannot get it to have the Soviets fight the Germ/FR/US. It is almost impossible to turn on side or the other from blue to red without massive moding.

    If you could solve that problem we are good to go and I will gladly use DCG in a flash.

    I got it all planned out from soup to nuts using lots of jets and late war birds in massive furballs. It will be a hoot.
     

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    Storyline for 1946 WWIII

    Introduction

    January 23, 1946

    Stalin's former allies have demobilized entire armies and have sent many of their armed forces home. The US and England have a fraction of their former forces stationed on the European mainland and have shown no backbone in resisting Soviet incursions. The only thing holding Stalin back from his vision of a communist Europe dominated by the USSR is the fear of the American nuclear bomb.

    He has seen the devastation it has brought to the Empire of Japan. Although he has no doubt that his armed forces can storm through the blasted hulk of the former Germany and France he is held in check by the fear of nuclear destruction from the skies.

    The war mongers in the US have also decided to base a squadron of B29 Super Fortresses in West Germany. The B29 is an offensive weapon not a defensive weapon. What are they thinking of.

    In addition his former allies are gathering far too many of the German scientists and their wonder weapons and stealing them away to work on even more destructive weapons and delivery systems. Comrade Stalin needs to create a buffer so that the motherland is never subject to attack again. His vision is that all future wars will be fought in the no mans land that is the former Nazi homeland and he is convinced that there will be more wars despite the American atomic bomb. It's all a matter of where and when these wars will be fought because Capitalism and Communism cannot occupy the same space.

    Some say the second atomic bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki was a demonstration for Stalin's benefit and to reinforce the power of the atom bomb in his mind. In addition it was to demonstrate that America has not only one but many bombs and is ready to use them. The plan has worked until today.

    Today Stalin receives word through his spy master and massive network of agents that American has a total of only 6 nuclear bombs. Previously he believed that they had many more and this fear is the only thing that kept his paranoia and ambitions in check. With this news the plan for the domination of Western Europe begins. No longer will the West be allowed to dictate it's will on the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Stalin. He will once and for all remove the threat to Mother Russia. No longer will there be a gun pointed at his head from West Germany.

    A massive and very well concealed mobilization begins.

    D-day is May 1st...International Workers Day...May Day and the May Day Parade in Berlin, East Germany is complete with the usual massive flybys of Soviet aircraft. There has been a change from previous flybys in Moscow. The aircraft are flying from East to West and in numbers never before seen. An awe inspiring sight for all to behold. And this year there is a bonus feature to the flyby... the aircraft are armed and have been given orders to ATTACK!


    May 1st, 1946
    One mission using the Berlin map
    The Soviet forces fan out from the Mayday Parade in Berlin and attack their former allies in West Berlin and in occupied West Germany. Most of our forces are caught off guard and slaughtered where they stand.


    Chapter One

    May 6th, 1946
    West Berlin falls

    May 11th, 1946

    Online Map 2 represents West Germany
    Two missions
    The Soviets onslaught continues with the newly formed NATO Alliance barley able to catch it's breath. 2 missions of trying to stop and protect fleeing NATO forces.

    May 19th, 1946
    Two missions
    Online map 1 represents an area near the Belgium and German border.
    Resistance starts to stiffen and the Soviets receive a bloody nose.

    May 24th, 1946
    Ardennes Map
    Three missions
    The French make an all out heroic stand and halt the Soviet forces for a few days. The Soviets halt and regroup before pushing on.

    June 6th
    NW Europe map
    Four missions
    The NATO strength starts to gather and newer equipment starts to show up on the battle field. The Soviet forces are actually held in check at a few crucial bridgeheads. Paris falls but the French fight on along with their NATO allies.

    June 12
    Normandy map
    5 missions
    The navy joins the fight and stops the Red Army at the shoreline using massive firepower from battleships and an air superiority battle breaks out over who will control the French coastline. A massive attempt by Soviet forces to destroy the NATO naval power preventing their ground forces from advancing are launched. The naval forces launch counter attacks on the Soviet airbases and ground forces.

    July 9th
    Online Map 4 represents the Spain/French border, The Pyrenees Line
    8 missions
    According to Plan Griddle envisioned by the Joint Chiefs of Staff ... this is the last line of resistance. The retreat is over and they shall not pass. The Soviet forces slam into the Pyrenees Line and try to hammer their way through.
    Both sides pull out all the stops and use all their collective wonder weapons in an attempt to bring defeat to their opponent. Nothing is held back and anything that can fly, roll or crawl is put into the fight. The two heavy weights go toe to toe with no quarter given. Hay makers are thrown and damage is taken but there is no knock out blow.

    August 7th, 1946

    A breakthrough had occurred in atomic weapons technology by NATO scientists and the W-9 Artillery shell program is modified towards making a 1000 lb 15KT bomb. 4 of these bombs are produced at great expense. This bomb has the same destructive ability as "Fat Man" but 1/8th the size.

    At the same time Naval aviation designers are modifying the GO 229 with the capability of being launched from an aircraft carrier and have the capability of delivering the new W-9 atomic bomb.

    British MI-6 urges a desperate plan and NATO comes in through the back door of the Baltic and launches 2 GO 229s from the CV 10 USS Yorktown carrying modified W-9 atomic warheads.

    Minsk and Kronor no longer exist.

    Both are key supply and rail hubs. As invisioned by MI-6, three Soviet armies are caught in transit. 2100 tanks and 250,000 men women and children are incinerated by two GO 229 stealth bombers sneaking in under the radar and two 15KT W-9 atomic warheads.

    The first major Soviet offensive is halted and both sides dig in.
     
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    Chapter 2 The Soft Underbelly

    September 7th, 1946
    Crimea Map
    5 missions
    As envisioned in Plan Griddle the NATO bomber force is relocated to Egypt. On this day the first high level bombing mission occurs. The target is the oil production facilities surrounding Sevastopol. The plan is to obliterate by day and night the Soviet Unions ability to produce oil. 70% of the USSR oil supply and refining capacity are located within range of the new B29 bases in Egypt and new long range fighter bases in Turkey, Rhodes and Cyprus. The strategic air war begins.

    The first attack is a daylight raid by B29s escorted by YP80 and ME262s. That same night a raid by B17s escorted by P51s and 109Z twin 109 long range fighter. The Soviets are caught off guard but respond quickly with a motley collection of B-6 and ME 163 rocket propelled interceptors, Yak 9Us and La-7s. Enough HE Lerche are scrapped together and along with their wire guided missiles start to prove devastating to the attacking bombers.

    The attacks continue day and night.

    Oct. 15th, 1946
    Sevastopol disappears under an atomic mushroom cloud delivered by a B29.

    Oct. 16th, 1946
    Kuban map
    5 missions
    The strategic bombing campaign switches to the Kuban area.

    Nov. 20th, 1946
    Besberobia map
    5 missions
    The strategic bombing campaign switches to the Odessa area.

    Nov. 26th, 1946
    Online map 11a (Turkey) online Italy (Island of Cyprus) Guadalcanal (Rhodes)
    5 missions
    Soviets counter attack the forward fighter bases in Turkey, Rhodes and Cyprus.
     
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    Splash Screen for WWIII 1946

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