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Re: IL-2 Great Battles Skin Pack Version 3
« Reply #36 on: July 26, 2019, 06:14:36 AM »

At first glance, the only possibility to cheat with custom skins that would come up in my mind was transparent skins.
But that would be an easy thing to solve: Just set a certain threshold value for the average alpha value, e.g. if a skin's average transparency is more than 20% then there's something wrong with it.

The opposite way (high-visibility skins) might be tempting for squad members to see "who is who", but in that case, synching the skins across the net would actually make things better.
Because the way it is right now, squads can use high-vis skins online (if the server is set to allow custom skins at all that is), but only the squad members themselves will benefit from this, for all others the planes just carry their (camouflage) default skin.

In that sense, custom skin network sync is an anti-cheat mechanism in itself.

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Re: IL-2 Great Battles Skin Pack Version 3
« Reply #37 on: August 30, 2019, 05:09:37 AM »

H, Mike

I seem to be having a problem with this download, I can download but can't seem to open any of the files, I.m currently using winrar 5.71. Maybe I'm just not understanding how to download and install into BOS or BOB. TC
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Re: IL-2 Great Battles Skin Pack Version 3
« Reply #38 on: August 30, 2019, 05:44:04 AM »

Maybe your downloads are simply corrupted?
Either try to re-download one of the files for testing, or use the Torrent (which is corruption proof in itself).

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Re: IL-2 Great Battles Skin Pack Version 3
« Reply #39 on: August 30, 2019, 01:34:18 PM »

Or get 7zip, that program has solved all my unpacking issues!
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Re: IL-2 Great Battles Skin Pack Version 3
« Reply #40 on: August 30, 2019, 11:24:42 PM »

Winrar 5.71 is supposed to work as well, considering that it's been what created the set ;)
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Re: IL-2 Great Battles Skin Pack Version 3
« Reply #41 on: September 21, 2019, 02:15:30 PM »

Thank you for this Mike!
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Re: IL-2 Great Battles Skin Pack Version 3
« Reply #42 on: October 12, 2019, 11:23:12 AM »

Would anyone have any P-38 skins? :)
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