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1 Forums / General Discussion / Re: I think scripts and modifications are cheats. on: March 26, 2009, 05:26:13 PM

2 Forums / General Discussion / Re: The EU community is using TN now on: March 19, 2009, 03:23:23 PM
Welcome, friends from across the pond!

Back in the day, the German Community Tribes Video was one of my favorites Smiley

3 Forums / General Discussion / Re: FOG!!???? on: March 11, 2009, 08:40:01 AM
In the game's stock configuration, if you're far enough away in the fag, and the enemy's sensor network can't see you, you're effectively invisible to them.

Hover mouse pointer over sensors on the Commander screen to see detection ranges.  I don't remember at what range IFFs become visible just from line-of-sight, but it's pretty short.

4 Forums / General Discussion / Forum tips on: March 10, 2009, 06:03:34 PM
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5 Forums / Mods and Customization / Re: Chat HUD Size on: March 10, 2009, 09:01:34 AM
I use PanamaJack's HUDMover, part of the all-in-one pack:

Panama Jacks Scripting

Old, but usefull.  Sorry if you're already aware of this.


6 Forums / General Discussion / Re: Buttload of skins on: March 07, 2009, 07:07:35 AM
I was thinking about this topic just the other day.  Having old skin packs is great, lots to choose from for personal choice, but what with the lack of auto-skin-download and the fact that so few people from the early days play, I think what you'll end up with is 4000 unused skins in that pack.

What we really need is a new central repository/distribution method for skins so that people can share out their current personal skins.

7 Forums / General Discussion / Re: To play or not to play v.tribes1 vet on: March 04, 2009, 08:42:06 AM

You owe it to yourself to get in and play a few games, if for no other reason than to experience it when there actually IS a community of active players.

You may love it, you may hate it.  Your mileage may vary.

Once you've installed the game, navigate to Tribes2\GameData\Classic and read Classic_readme.txt and Classic_technical.txt for tons of details.

8 Forums / General Discussion / Re: You know what really chaps my ass? on: March 01, 2009, 07:01:22 PM
One thats becoming more & more common...
TK'ing your teams flag runner so you can snap up the flag and make the score.....

And I anticipate at least one response from this post.....


9 Forums / General Discussion / Re: This is virus free, right? on: February 27, 2009, 02:21:26 PM
Yes, it's "Virus Free!" rather than "Virus, Free!"


10 Forums / General Discussion / Re: Favorite weapons... on: February 23, 2009, 05:35:44 PM
They're ALL fun.


11 Forums / General Discussion / Re: Bringing new players into the game.... on: February 23, 2009, 05:34:25 PM
Looks to me like a second PC in observer-follow-mode.

12 Forums / Mods and Customization / Re: Dual mod server @ weekends and evenings. on: February 23, 2009, 10:19:11 AM

13 Forums / General Discussion / Re: Update: $50 via paypal to the person who can fix my problem with Tribes2. on: February 20, 2009, 08:10:05 PM
Are you running in full screen mode?  I have a Radeon and I've noticed weird graphics glitches when running full screen, nothing like you're seeing however.  Switched to running in windowed mode the other day and it seems to have resolved the issues for me.

Not really a fix, but perhaps a viable workaround.


14 Forums / General Discussion / Re: Downloadable content on: February 19, 2009, 04:52:48 PM
Sure, that makes sense, but doesn't address the problem if a valid script file that's just poorly coded or contains intentional badness.  You'd want to prompt the user, I think, before simply downloading and installing things, and some means of easily rolling back would be a necessity.

15 Forums / General Discussion / Re: Downloadable content on: February 19, 2009, 08:30:04 AM
So, what's the consensus about malicious or malformed scripts etc?  If a bad script gets auto-downloaded and auto-installed, might not your T2 install become auto-fubar'd?

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