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IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover Latest instalment in the acclaimed IL-2 Sturmovik series from award-winning developer Maddox Games.

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Old 03-03-2011, 11:12 PM
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Question Is a full blown GROUND game planned with CoD?

The list of vehicles in CoD is surprisingly huge(!).
More then a smattering then needed for ground targets, enough for a rich ground game if they make it fully functional.
All it needs is troops (which is far from easy).

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Germany
Tanks
* Pz.Kpfw.I Ausf.B
* Pz.Kpfw.II Ausf.C
* Pz.Kpfw.III Ausf.F
* Pz.Kpfw.IV Ausf.D
* Pz.Kpfw. 35 (t) (captured)
* Pz.Kpfw. 35 (t) (trophy, commanding)
* Pz.Kpfw. 38 (t) (captured)
* 7TP (captured)
* B.B1 Bis (captured)
* H-39 (captured)
* R-35 (captured)
* R.Ft-17 (captured)
* S-35 (captured)

Assault tanks
* StuG.III Ausf.A
* StuG.III Ausf.B

Armored cars
* Sd.Kfz.222 (intelligence)
* Sd.Kfz.231 6-Rad
* Sd.Kfz.232 6-Rad (link)
* Sd.Kfz.232 8-Rad (link)
* Sd.Kfz.251 / 1 Ausf.A (armored infantry)
* Sd.Kfz.263 6-Rad (link)
* Sd.Kfz.263 8-Rad (intelligence)
* P-178 (captured)

Semi-tracked tractors
* Sd.Kfz.10
* Sd.Kfz.10 / 1
* Sd.Kfz.10 / 4
* Sd.Kfz.7
* Sd.Kfz.9
* Sd.Kfz.9 / 1
* Sd.Kfz.11
* Sd.Kfz.252

Trucks
* Truck Krupp L2H43 Protze Kfz.69
* Truck Krupp L2H43 Protze Kfz.69 (open) (?)
* Opel Blitz (radio)
* Opel Blitz (tanker)
* Opel Blitz (medical and / m)
* Opel Blitz (medical and / m with a tent (?)
* Ford G917T (s)
* Horch 108 Typ 1A (c / y)

Trailers(??)
* Kubelwagen Typ 82
* Horch Typ 830

Miscellaneous
* Motorcycle BMW R-71 (with sidecar)

Ships and boats
* Minensuchboote Typ 35

Italy
Cars
* SPA TL 37

Miscellaneous
* Tractor Fiat OCI 708

United Kingdom
Tanks
* Mk.VIB
* Matilda II
* Valentine II
* A13 Mk II

Armored cars
* Guy Mk.I
* Guy Mk.II
* Standard Beaverette
* Bedford OXA

Trucks
* Bedford MWC (tank)
* Bedford OYD (flatbed)
* Bedford OYD (board, met. Body)
* Bedford OYD (tank)
* Bedford CWT (flatbed)
* Morris Commercial (tanker)
* Morris Commercial CS8 (flatbed)
* Morris Commercial CDSW (3-axle tractor)
* Albion AM 463 (tanker)
* The carrier balloon n / a
* AEC Matador (flatbed)
* Scammel Pioneer TRMU30 (tank transporter)
* Scammel Pioneer SV2S (crane truck)
* Guy (Art. tractor)
* Austin K2 ATV (fire and / m)
* Austin K2 (medical and / m)
* Ford V8 E917 (awning)
* Austin 10 Tilly

Trailers
* MG RR
* Unidentified a / m (Medox "?)

Buses
* Leyland (1 fl.)
* Leyland (2 floors).
* Staff bus (presumably AEC Dorchester)
* Staff bus beskapotnoy layout (n / y)

Miscellaneous
* Tractor Fordson N

Ships and boats
* 16-ft Dinghy
* 27-ft Whaler
* 30-ft Gig
* 42-ft Sailing Launch
* Carley Float
* Fishing Boat Medium
* LCA
* Medium Tanker
* Motor Barge Small
* Motor Barge Large
* Motorboat

France
Tanks
* Renault FT17
* Somua S35
* Hotckis H39
* Renault UE

Armored
* Panhard 178

Tractors
* Citroen Unic P-107

Poland
Tanks
* 7TP

Armored
* Wz.34
well?


PS, their is also a UK Train that I do not think is on list.
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Old 03-03-2011, 11:14 PM
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It's been hinted that they have such aspirations, yes.
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:57 AM
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They done it before. Theatre of War is based on the IL2 engine afaik
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Old 03-04-2011, 03:49 AM
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Ships and boats
* 16-ft Dinghy
* 27-ft Whaler
* 30-ft Gig
* 42-ft Sailing Launch
* Carley Float
* Fishing Boat Medium
* LCA
* Medium Tanker
* Motor Barge Small
* Motor Barge Large
* Motorboat
Dunkirk Anyone?

Pitty for the RAF boys there's no crash boat!

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Old 03-04-2011, 09:26 AM
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My first gripe...

The list of ships is a little disappointing...

Considering the percentage of the map covered in water....I was expecting more armoured/naval units on both sides, as opposed to the apparent merchant units they've included in the list.
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Old 03-04-2011, 09:30 AM
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Not a chance in hell unless you want BF1942 realism, theres a reason why RO2 does not do planes and a reason why IL2 does not do ground combat.
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Old 03-06-2011, 06:24 PM
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The list of vehicles in CoD is surprisingly huge(!).
More then a smattering then needed for ground targets, enough for a rich ground game if they make it fully functional.
All it needs is troops (which is far from easy).

well?
PS, their is also a UK Train that I do not think is on list.

you would need 1000 person servers to make it fun and viable, wwIIonline does what you are talking about
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Old 03-08-2011, 04:35 PM
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you would need 1000 person servers to make it fun and viable, wwIIonline does what you are talking about
No, it does not.

The real trick is to adjust the active area to the amount of players online.

It is a challenge, but very doable using a number of techniques, but making it work seamlessly is the hard part.
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