[bf1942] admin.changeMap issues

Jorrit Schippers jorrit at gameparty.net
Wed Jan 19 15:12:03 EST 2005


I had the same issue with my Infantry Mod. You just need to have a map
GameTypes inside the map rfa with the required .con files (Conquest.con
etc.) and maps with the name of the gametype in the root of the map.

Check out my edited version of berlin.rfa, which loads correctly:

It used to have the same problem, until I inserted those files.

Jorrit Schippers

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: James Gurney [mailto:james at globalmegacorp.org] 
> Verzonden: woensdag 19 januari 2005 20:39
> Aan: bf1942 at icculus.org
> Onderwerp: Re: [bf1942] admin.changeMap issues
> On 1/19/2005 11:32 AM, Steven Hartland wrote:
> > But there seems no way to get admin.changeMap to work. Is 
> this a map, 
> > mod or game bug?
> Map bug. This is a fairly well known issue. You can't 
> changemap to DC maps which were originally BF maps. It should 
> work for day2/3, and completely new maps, but bocage, 
> el_alamein, gazala, etc. cannot be switched to. I forget the 
> technical reason, but it's something like they're not tagged 
> internally to run as dc maps (or maybe it was the game mode). 
> For some reason though, it's only a problem when you use 
> changemap. Anyway, not much you can do about it, unfortunately.
> James

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