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Hamish

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About Hamish

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  • Birthday 07/01/1973

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  1. Hamish

    Game 102

    Yeah, Spain has almost been defeated now that Portugal has conquered 2 provinces and an empty city.
  2. Hamish

    Game 102

    Losing more than 1000 AIR in a single turn does not help the Algerian air force either. Wonder if they are coming for another round next turn..... Shame about those Russian fighters, nothing better than MCR 4 till turn #21.
  3. Hamish

    Game 102

    7.425% chance
  4. Hamish

    Entry program for a MAC

    I've never heard of one, and I don't think I'll be able to convert the new one to MacOS. Wouldn't know where to begin. Sorry, I guess you're stuck with Wine, Bootcamp or a virtual machine.
  5. Hamish

    Game 102

    The game is on! Denmark checking in!
  6. I can't send any e-mail to Russ at the moment. Am I the only one having this problem?
  7. My biggest problem is how to handle OMG results. For all others: APD will assume success (5%) BPA will assume success DW will assume success FP will assume failure RPD will assume failure The program is not completely working yet, you cannot enter all orders and so far there is no export function, so it's not useful as a replacement for VOEP. I will give a shout when it is ready and need more testers.
  8. Hamish

    Game 100

    Syria here!
  9. Hamish

    Game 100

    Just FYI, setting up #100 is a bit more complicated than a normal game. Sort of like the Y2K issue. Russ needs to test if things still work with a 3 digit game number. That's why it's taking longer.
  10. Hamish

    Game 100

    Yeah.... I noticed.
  11. Looking for some input on this: My new program will take a turn results file and analyze it. It will then keep a predicted game state in memory that changes when you enter orders. This way it can help avoid some order failures, like using too much rail capacity or moving an army that does not exist. Now I come to some orders that have a random factor in them. For example APD. What do you think is best to do in those cases. Assume failure? Assume success? Generate a random result? The latter will change every time you change an order, so it seems a bit less helpful.
  12. Hamish

    Game 100

    Russ told me it's probably be going to be February.
  13. Hamish

    Game 99

    Alt+Enter is very buggy. I've used it often enough, but usually it doesn't add a line with a new number, but uses the same number. Adding with the (+) never gives any problems. Still a big fan of your work. Even with the 120 orders in game 95. Save and save again. Export a couple of times also works if the orders get screwed up after a crash. Really? I have never had problems with Alt+Enter.... The idea is that in a future version most orders can be given without using the order entry part at all. Like selecting a political agreement and clicking a 'Break' button will generate the appropriate BPA order. For now I am working on a versions that reads a results file, compiles tabular data from it to show shortages etc, and improving the order entry part to be more stable.
  14. Hamish

    Game 99

    Have you unzipped the package or are you running the program from the zipped folder? If you did unzip, did the help file (Victory!.chm) extract to the same folder as the executable?
  15. Hamish

    Game 99

    Tip for everyone: If you have completed an order and want to add another, press Alt+Enter And I know about the crashing after approx. 70 orders, I seem to be unable to find the root cause though. That's the problem with hobby-programmers..... Working on a whole new program though, that combines VicMan and VOEP and should be more stable (but more CPU/Memory required). Hamish
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