Announcement

Collapse
1 of 2 < >

WIP Forum Upgrade

Please pardon our mess as we continue to iterate on the forum style, css and images. If you have any suggestions be sure to let us know in the off topic part of the forum!
2 of 2 < >

Forum Rules

CHANGES
  • Items changed, or highlighted for future attention, on 20 July 2013 are highlighted in yellow.
Global Rules
  • Forum moderators may or may not be Tripwire Interactive staff members, but either way, please respect them, as they are the authority of the forums. Speaking to them with intentional spite will not be tolerated and may result in the loss of your forum privileges.
  • Any decisions made by any member of staff or moderator are final and not subject to discussion. Doing so may result in a ban from the site. The owners of Tripwire Interactive Forums reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason, as well as to remove access to the forums for any individuals with or without warning for breaches of the rules.
  • If you have a complaint regarding another user, PM the appropriate moderators, or if you have an administrative issue, [RO]schneidzekk.
General Behaviour
  • Use the search function before posting. Chances are your question has already been answered.
  • Use a title that describes the content of your post. Don't use all caps or special characters to draw attention either in the title or the body of the post.
  • Up to 10 emoticons are allowed in a post
  • Political discussions are prohibited.
  • Flaming - We do not tolerate abusive, malicious, personal attacks. You will be banned if you persist in this behavior.
  • Trolls - Anyone deliberately antagonizing other forum users by posting 'flame bait' type messages is not welcome. You will be banned (possibly without warning depending on the severity of the issue) if you persist in this behavior.
  • Personal insults (directed at anyone) will result in a ban. If the behavior is not corrected, it will be made more permanent.
  • Constructive criticism is welcome. However keep in mind we (and other forums goers) may not agree with you. If you can't keep the conversation civil, you will be removed from the forums.
  • The use of hyperbole, one liners, and images as part of a forum debate is likely to get you infracted. You have many ways to participate and be a constructive part of this community, even when you disagree.
  • To make the highlighted bits above 100% clear to everyone, the following WILL NOT BE TOLERATED:
    1. Personal attacks, insults, antagonism of any forum-goers, moderators or Tripwire Interactive staff.
    2. Breaches of confidentiality and privacy of any sort.
    3. Any form of racism, bigotry or attacks on race, creed or color.
    4. Linking to posts on other forums related to ANY of the above, whether you are the originator or not, without exception.
  • There has been too much in the way of abhorrent personal behaviors in the past. These will cease. It doesn't matter who started it or who reacted to it - it will all result in moderator action. If you have to indulge your hatreds, for whatever reason, go do it elsewhere - and do not try and drag our forum-goers over to enjoy your hatreds.
  • We understand that people have strong feelings about our games, what we do for a living and how we respond (or don't) to comments on the forums. We all aren't going to agree about everything. So, BE CIVIL in your disagreements!
DO NOTs
  • DO NOT Transmit any message, information, data, text, software or graphic files, or other materials ("Content") that is unlawful (including illegal drug usage), harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, hateful or racially, ethnically, sexually or otherwise objectionable. This includes publicizing private information, such as individual's real names, IP addresses and anything else that might be used to identify them to the freakier members of the internet. This also means you may NOT publically share private communications (PM, email or anything else) without the original poster's permission.
  • DO NOT Post or transmit any Content that contains a virus, Trojan horse or other mischievous Content.
  • DO NOT Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation.
  • DO NOT link to posts on any other forums, or any other form of media, that breaches our rules. It will be treated just the same as if you had posted it here.
  • DO NOT Double Post, cross Post or restart closed threads.
  • DO NOT Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, rule or regulation.
  • DO NOT Upload or transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.
  • DO NOT post cheats or exploits; THIS INCLUDES ALL/ANY REFERENCES TO HACKING, PIRATED SOFTWARE etc.
  • DO NOT complain about being banned from a server and DO NOT complain about other players on servers - that is between you and the admin, no need to get the community involved.
Username, Avatar and Signature Rules
  • Multiple registrations result in a ban.
  • No offensive user names
  • Avatars:
    Avatars are disabled.
  • All signatures should not exceed the following size limits, you can have both text and images
  • - For text signatures: 4 lines normal size, 8 lines small size and up to 100 chars per line. Font sizes above 2 are not allowed. (Blank lines count as lines.)
  • - For images in signatures: 1 image up to 400 pixels wide, 150 pixels tall and 100kb in size plus 2 lines normal size text and up to 100 chars per line
Netiquette: Written text has no inflection, and, as such, you should be careful how you write your messages as interpretation will vary from person to person. Please take advantage of the built-in emoticons to add such expression to your words. Please remember the golden rule: to treat other forum users the way you would like to be treated. Please use common courtesy, and enjoy using Red Orchestra's forums
Offensive material
The following is a list of some things that MAY be considered "offensive" by the moderators and the team. This is NOT an exclusive list and it does depend very much on context.

Crossing the line into "offensive" territory is likely to get you asked to change your name, sig or avatar or to withdraw/delete posts. This will be done politely by the moderators. If you refuse to comply further action WILL be taken once started, ultimately leading to banning from the forums.

A key point: please attempt to use your brains. What is mild humour to you may well be deeply offensive to others. While we have no intention of acting as politically-correct "thought police", we are on the lookout for those things that can cause offense and, in some cases, are actually still illegal in some jurisdictions.
  1. Names recalling notorious war criminals or personalities.
  2. Names recalling atrocities and war crimes in general, or units with particularly odious histories.
  3. Use of obscenities and expletives.
  4. Blatant racism, mysogynism or many other "ism"s.
  5. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Nazism or Fascism; this does not include pics of soldiers who happen to have such symbols on their uniform, unless we feel this has been done to provoke. Please note that many Nazi symbols (including the Swastika) are still illegal in Germany and other countries and considered deeply offensive by many Europeans.
  6. Use of symbolism and regalia recalling Stalinism.
  7. On both the previous two, the moderators' views on the intention and impact of use of such symbols will be final - not yours. Please be understanding if you are advised to change something.
  8. In general, if a sig/avatar represents your allegiances in-game and is clearly "in part", it is likely to be fine; if the moderators feel you are trying to demonstrate unpalatable political allegiances, or to use it in an attempt to ridicule or provoke others you WILL be asked to change it. RO is NOT the place to make any extremist political statements of any kind.
Examples:
So people get the idea, some examples that would be considered offensive, numbered as above:
  1. "Hitler", "Beria"
  2. "NKVD Blocking Detachment", "Einsatzgruppen"
  3. This one should be pretty obvious...
  4. So should this - and it includes calling all Germans "Nazis" and all Soviets/Russians "Commies". It got boring 50 years ago, so stop it.
  5. Use of swastikas, fasces, SS-runes and so on for the Axis.
  6. There is actually very little overt symbolism from the Stalinist era; the hammer-and-sickle isn't offensive per se.
A simple rule-of-thumb: many Europeans find Nazi symbolism of any sort offensive; many Americans still find Soviet symbolism offensive. Engage your brain before using.




Final Note: this is NOT open to debate, so please do NOT start whining and moaning if a moderator asks you to change something. They will advise at first, giving reasons, then, if you take no notice, they will step up the pressure through to banning.
See more
See less

Introducing a New Game Type for Red Orchestra 2

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Introducing a New Game Type for Red Orchestra 2

    New Game Type for Red Orchestra 2


    Some of you may be aware of it, I've been working on a new game type for Red Orchestra 2 in the last months, with the collaboration |DD|Mad_Fred and |DD|GrimReality. Special thanks to |DD|Spaehling for the initial help with the SDK, and alpha testing. I also want to thank the other |DD| testers for their time.

    First, here's a little teaser...

    Red Orchestra 2 - New Game Type - YouTube

    Spoiler!


    Regards,
    -=THOR=-
    Last edited by -=THOR=-; 10-19-2012, 11:18 PM.

  • #2
    Oh wow, I can't wait to try this out! Awesome work guys! I hope some of the custom mappers either make specific CTF maps or convert theirs over.
    Last edited by Extension7; 10-19-2012, 10:26 PM.
    Formerly Extremity
    Specs: 8GB RAM, GTX 460, i5-3570k

    Comment


    • #3
      AWESOME! good luck with the whitelisting. looking forward to playing it!
      1 million fps Slow Motion video of bullet impacts made by Werner Mehl from Kurzzeit - YouTube

      Support your custom mappers! Only play servers willing to run custom maps!

      Comment


      • #4
        Oh yeah, lets start the action!
        [URL="http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=106652204"]Map - Climbup[/URL]
        [URL="http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=148771510"]Map - Stalag 13[/URL]
        [URL="http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=106711878"]Map - Collection[/URL]
        [URL="http://www.spaehling.de/"]Spaehling.de[/URL]

        Comment


        • #5
          Sounds fantastic! I enjoy my staple of Territory, but this would be nice to change up the pace occasionally. Great work there.
          "The greatest unfinished business of the Second World War is human pain." - Historian Martin Gilbert

          Comment


          • #6
            To all of the |DD| guys -- I am absolutely speechless right now. I've known of this undercover, for a while now, and have anxiously been awaiting this day. I know how unbelievably hard you guys work, and that is something to be admired.

            To the community -- I've had the chance to play RO2 in CTF now for about 30min. or so. Let me say that it is nothing short of dazzling.

            I am so renewed by this gametype that I absolutely don't know what to say.

            All I can do is thank you on behalf of everyone who enjoys a proper CTF gametype and giggle myself into oblivion.

            Now if any medals are going to be given out, THESE guys deserve the first one.

            Congratulations |DD| and JOB WELL DONE!

            Comment


            • #7
              Thanks for helping us test tonight Traxx. Glad you loved it!

              All the credit goes to Thor - he's been pounding his head against the wall day after day, making progress little by little, and finally we have this great new game mode!

              A great new custom map by Fred as well! Plenty of head smashing against the wall for him too!

              Me? Right now I just have the custom flags, but there will be more custom environmental assets to come.
              Attached Files
              Last edited by GrimReality; 10-19-2012, 11:55 PM.
              [CENTER]
              [URL="http://www.deathb4dishonor.net"][/URL][/CENTER]

              Comment


              • #8
                I'm dropping all my previous maps and projects ASAP. I have the SDK up and working on CTF map as i type this. Thank guys for making this game more fun than it already is

                Comment


                • #9
                  ctf huh? nice looking forward to see how it plays out.
                  Add me on steam: teemu92

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by -=}WoLvErInE{=- View Post
                    I'm dropping all my previous maps and projects ASAP. I have the SDK up and working on CTF map as i type this. Thank guys for making this game more fun than it already is
                    I agree with WoLvErInE CTF on Rakowice and Coldsteel is on top of my prioritylist.
                    Thanks for bringing this to the community.
                    Last edited by Drecks; 10-20-2012, 03:23 AM.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by drecks View Post
                      i agree with wolverine ctf on rakowice and coldsteel is on top of my prioritylist.
                      Thanks for bringing this to the community.
                      ctf on rakowice

                      oh god the excitement is bursting through me.
                      Formerly Extremity
                      Specs: 8GB RAM, GTX 460, i5-3570k

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        This is exciting... Capture the Flag.

                        Is this a FULL MOD to be run separately or, will it work within the existing framework ala RS?

                        Any ETA??
                        Last edited by Mike_Nomad; 10-20-2012, 05:52 AM.

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by TraXx View Post
                          To all of the |DD| guys -- I am absolutely speechless right now. I've known of this undercover, for a while now, and have anxiously been awaiting this day. I know how unbelievably hard you guys work, and that is something to be admired.

                          To the community -- I've had the chance to play RO2 in CTF now for about 30min. or so. Let me say that it is nothing short of dazzling.

                          I am so renewed by this gametype that I absolutely don't know what to say.

                          All I can do is thank you on behalf of everyone who enjoys a proper CTF gametype and giggle myself into oblivion.

                          Now if any medals are going to be given out, THESE guys deserve the first one.

                          Congratulations |DD| and JOB WELL DONE!
                          This is going to be awesome!

                          Thank you so much, after that video I started to work again on an old map project.


                          And if everything runs fine, I hope Tripwire Interactive will release it as an official gametype?!


                          Long live Red Orchestra 2!

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Great job Thor. A well done to you and your |DD| team. Hope to see it on a server soon. Can't wait to try it out.
                            TWB*BlueDuck

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              awesome news, finally ready for release!
                              Sure hope to get to play it soon, and good luck with getting it white-listed
                              Last edited by Paajtor; 10-20-2012, 09:20 AM.
                              [COLOR=Red]RO [/COLOR]since3.0
                              also playing as [COLOR=Red]Andy_Pipkin[/COLOR]

                              Comment

                              Working...
                              X