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Karelian front is revived!

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  • [RO2] Karelian front is revived!

    i have contacted with some karelian front devs and they agreed with me about giving us ( IOM dev team ) their progress and one 3d modeller from their team also agreed to work with us on IOM. So we will develop finnish troops with their weapons as a part of IOM.
    P.S. not an april fools joke, rly.
    playing RO since 2009.
    IOM 3d modeller, animator, historical research.

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      • #4
        hah I saw Karelian Front and had thought "someone revived that thread again? really?"

        Much better news


        • #5
          So what is IOM? Some abbreviation of something? I want to read more about this Project but if I google it.. all I get is Isle of Man etc.


          • #6
            Originally posted by The_Wanderer View Post
            So what is IOM? Some abbreviation of something? I want to read more about this Project but if I google it.. all I get is Isle of Man etc.
            Immersion overhaul mod. The one being developed by dibbler.


            • #7
              Great! IOM is become bigger and bigger. Maybe it needs a new Name soon (and a own Homepage and of course a place on the ModDB page)

              RO: (World) OFFENSIVE

              btw mappers are needed, too. A good map that really let you feel you are fighting in a authentic area. Deep snowy woods e.g.

              And of course the mapper are needed to use a special uniform pack for every map. So we could play with regular infantry on this, Waffen-SS on this and suomi soldiers on the other map. And it would be nice to see some more variety for the russians, too.
              Coats in different colors, e.g. more green or darker. Random Helmets for Winter (and summer - e.g. riflemen) troops .

              Hey Moskeeto. How is your NKVD Uniform progress by the way?

              And what is about the vehicle team, do not they want to cooperate with IOM Team, too?
              KV1, BT-7 and T-26 for the Karelian Front
              Last edited by Kleist; 04-05-2014, 03:20 AM.

              By Dibbler & Team
              You like authentic gameplay? - Support IOM - Join a IOM Server!


              • #8
                Good news really!
                [B][COLOR="Silver"] Surviving on the RO battlefield since 2007.[/COLOR][/B]


                • #9
                  Originally posted by Moskeeto View Post
                  Immersion overhaul mod. The one being developed by dibbler....
                  and crew. More than one contributer, even you right?


                  • #10
                    Awesome guys.
                    Disapproving: progression, spawn on SL, spawns close to cap (RSOD)
                    Since: beta 1.0 UT2003


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                      RO2: Ostfront


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                        Please, please, please get V1 into white listing after the next update and not wait for every last thing to be included.
                        Last edited by LugNut; 04-05-2014, 12:26 PM.


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                          So there is a god after all.

                          Thanks guys.
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                          • #14
                            This is excellent news! How much work has the Karelian front team already done anyway? I'd like to know because I want to play this ASAP!
                            Need to know extensive stats about the weapons of Stalingrad and the pacific? Check out my weapons database [B][URL=""]Here[/URL][/B]


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                              Just to confirm that this is in fact true. We have given the development to the IOM team as we ourselves lack the manpower to do it on our own. There are still original Karelian Front developers helping such as our modelling lead JellonaVesa.

                              Originally posted by JagdpantherX View Post
                              This is excellent news! How much work has the Karelian front team already done anyway? I'd like to know because I want to play this ASAP!
                              We weren't able to give all of the progress we made to the IOM team as many files have been lost over the past months due to people coming and going from the team so they unfortunately have to start with slightly less progress than what we had made already.