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Thursday, May 23, 2002

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Target Rabaul Development Update
11:33 AM | Tim Morgan | Comment on this story

Micah "Yak" Bly, Project Director for the Target Rabaul Development Team has posted an extensive update on their progress on Target Rabaul, breaking a three-month silence. The progress report includes mention of Target Rabaul's unique strat engine, and details some other changes:

Target Rabaul Plane Updates

  • B5N2 Kate, H8K Emily, and A6M Zero now have correct bombloads
  • Added IJN 800kg AP bomb, 250kg land bomb
  • 2 new schemes for the A6M2: Zuikaku Hikokitai and Junyo Hikokitai
  • New scheme for the A6M3/32: 204th Kokutai
  • 2 New schemes for the A6M3/22: 582nd Kokutai and 251st Kokutai
  • New scheme for the A6M2-N Rufe: 14th Kokutai, Oct. 42
  • The above new schemes bring the A6M2-A6M3 Zero external schemes to completion
  • Ki45 3D cockpit added
  • 3 new schemes for the F4U-1A: VF-17 x 2, and USMC x 1 (pool plane)
  • B5N2 now has a 3D cockpit
  • G4M2 Betty made it's first appearance (3D external mesh added)
  • P40N, H8K2, J2M3, and Ki45 3D meshes upgraded

Target Rabaul Terrain Updates

  • Rabaul East oil drum revetments texture completed
  • Pagoda structure for henderson field completed
  • Japanese 20mm AA gun texture completed
  • Henderson Field template created, handed off to artist
  • Several forest overlay tests created
  • Test tweak of terrain around Rabaul to reproduce the volcanos more accurately
  • Japanese and Allied trucks overhauled, both 3D and 2D.
  • Japanese hangar model revised to reflect new information on interior
  • Work has started on a comprehensive project to create all-new terrain textures for TR
  • One of our newest team members has settled in, and is working on a variety of terrain objects
  • Work has started on a series of maps and player aides

Target Rabaul is a WWII-era flight sim being developed usng Sickware's Target Korea engine. The campaign under development, New Guinea & Solomons '43, will be the first of many expansions that will cover the entire war.

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