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Forum: WinSPWW2 September 13th, 2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Hi there!

I'm back from a very refreshing holiday, the dolomites where absolutely fantastic!!!:)

This also means I can restart working on the remaining issues with the current warcab 0.8.0...
Forum: WinSPWW2 August 15th, 2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Fellow wargamers,

Two quick notes.

#1: a new Warcab BETA #7 is available. :D

I have sent a PM with the download link.

This beta has disabled the core formation/unit count check when...
Forum: WinSPWW2 August 9th, 2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

While I'm at it, here's another question :)

When a unit is cross-attached to another formation, and the OOB record ID of the
formation is not changed, that new unit will probably not match the...
Forum: WinSPWW2 August 9th, 2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Thanks, that's food for thought.

In the mean time, if anybody has ideas about tracking cross-attached units from battle to battle,
in order to "know" that unit B2 in the first battle is the same...
Forum: WinSPWW2 August 8th, 2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Let's see if I get this right...

I'll be using the following notation: [unit id](formation leader unit id).
Please excuse the poor ascii art... (damn spaces got lost, no art today :mad:)

In...
Forum: WinSPWW2 August 7th, 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Hey Lomaster,

As I said, I don't have experience with long campaigns, so forgive me this additional
question :), it might help me find solutions for that unexpected error you encountered
(the...
Forum: WinSPWW2 August 6th, 2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Hi Lomaster,

Thanks for your feedback and thanks for the praise! :)

Let me try to answer your questions:

1) Yes, currently Warcab requires the total number of core units to stay fixed during...
Forum: WinSPWW2 August 5th, 2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Lomaster, you've got mail :)



Done[/QUOTE]
Forum: WinSPWW2 August 5th, 2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Hi Lomaster,

I'd like to send you a PM but I can't.
I think you're not yet allowed to receive any?

Feel free to send me a regular email at erik.cumps@gmail.com.

Erik
Forum: WinSPWW2 July 23rd, 2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Hi Kritkeen,

Thanks for offering to beta test, PM is on the way! :)
Forum: WinSPWW2 July 19th, 2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,464
Posted By ErikCumps
Potion Warcab 0.8.0 BETA version

Hello fellow wargamers,

Late last year I started working on the next release of Warcab: version 0.8.0.

Today I am happy to announce that this work is nearing completion! :D

Warcab version...
Forum: WinSPWW2 April 8th, 2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,000
Posted By ErikCumps
Post Re: OT: looking for zovs66

Hi Mark,

The savegame data is stored in multiple blocks, some compressed and some not.

This comment from my source code explains it quite well, I think:

/* This is the SPWaW/winSPWW2...
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 14th, 2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

No problem. :)

Warcab is a tool to record and track battles in an SPWaW campaign, or to
record and track turns in standalone battles from scenarios. It is inspired by
Campaign Watcher.

And I...
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 13th, 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Smile Re: Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

DRG, I have to thank you again!

Your question has put me on a different line of thinking about the problem and I may have found an elegant solution. :D

Let me explain.

:pointright: Note: all...
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 12th, 2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

DRG, thanks, I find your suggestion quite sensible! :)

This is indeed what I was considering: an automatic battle date day 'assignment',
based on the day of the previous battle in the same month....
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 12th, 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

It is possible to generate a campaign lasting 1 month with 200 battles in it...:mean:[/QUOTE]

Oh, I see. :confused:

Well, if 200 battles a month makes sense to you, who am I to argue with that....
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 12th, 2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

DRG, could you (or anybody else) help me with the following questions:

What are the odds of more than 28 (or more than the number of days in the month) different battles in a month during a...
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 12th, 2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

Thanks for the suggestion, Scorpio.

Unfortunately, file dates are notoriously unreliable for this type of point-in-time detection,
because this assumes that winSPWW2 is the exclusive creator of...
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 12th, 2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

Thanks Don, that's certainly a possibility.

But, it would make the user interaction less predictable, and I am not so fond of that.

However, if:

we are willing to accept warcab substituting...
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 10th, 2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Question Re: Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

Thanks, DRG.

It's not what I was hoping to read, but it is a clear and final answer.

I'll consider in what way to adjust warcab so that it can better cope with this.

One option mentioned...
Forum: WinSPWW2 March 10th, 2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By ErikCumps
Question Battle dates: year, month, day, hour?

Hi,

As you may know, I am working on adding support for winSPWW2 to my War Cabinet tool. Good progress is being made, but unfortunately I have hit a bump in the road. :(

Warcab makes the...
Forum: WinSPWW2 February 9th, 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,000
Posted By ErikCumps
Potion Re: OT: looking for zovs66

Quick note: unit readiness is also a synthetic value, there is no such thing in the savegame data.

The calculation of the unit readiness is based on:

/*
* A unit's readiness is influenced by:...
Forum: WinSPWW2 February 8th, 2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,000
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: OT: looking for zovs66

Yep, that's the idea.

With a savegame for each turn of a battle, it becomes possible to track the progress of the battle turn by turn:


By looking at the different 'Turn' tabs turn by turn....
Forum: WinSPWW2 February 8th, 2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,000
Posted By ErikCumps
Re: OT: looking for zovs66

No hard game data is used for the influence calculation, it is not as such recorded in the savegame.
At least not that I know. If it was in there I would have used it.

Instead it's a very simple...
Forum: WinSPWW2 February 7th, 2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,000
Posted By ErikCumps
Post Re: OT: looking for zovs66

Thanks for the quick introduction, Don! :)

From the README.txt:
Warcab is a tool to record and track battles in an SPWaW campaign, or to
record and track turns in standalone battles from...
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