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Advanced Targeting

Dev WNP78  1.9 years ago
42,714 downloads
Version 1.0 Tool

A mod that adds two things:

  • A target lead predictor: shows a crosshair indicating where to aim when shooting a moving target
  • A bomb trajectory calculator: shows the trajectory and impact point of bombs when they are selected. Also shows a red target in front of the selected ground target indicating where it will be when the bomb impacts based on its current velocity. Line these two up when bombing ships or convoys. Remember, it's not just for dropping bombs. Detach force is simulated on detachers so it works with bomb cannons too!

They both require no configuration and can be used out of the box, but they can also be customised with HellFireKoder's Mod Settings Mod. A summary of the settings is listed here:

Bomb Predictor:

Bomb Predictor Enabled: Turn this off if you just want the lead predictor
Bomb Marker Size: The size on the screen of the marker, although it scales when zooming in/out.
Bomb Predictor Accuracy: 1 is totally accurate, as it uses the same time scale as the game's physics engine, anything below (0.5, 0.25...) decreases accuracy but runs faster and anything above 1 is pointless because the prediction would become more accurate than the game's physics engine, making it less useful than 1.
Bomb Predictor Max Simulation Time (s): The time of the simulation in seconds at which it should just stop simulating.

Lead Predictor:

Lead Calculator Enabled: Turn this off if you just want the bomb predictor.
Lead Projectile Velocity: The speed of the bullets to use in calculations. If set to -1, it will be the average (mean) of all guns on the plane. This can be broken, for instance, if there is simulated shell casings (made of scaled down bullets), which would affect the average.
Lead Accuracy: The number of passes the algorithm should make. 10 should be enough for normal use. Unless you're ultra-plane-sniping...
Lead Turret Mode: This should normally be off, as long as your guns are facing forwards. If, say, you're firing from a moving turret, this would need to be on for it to be accurate.

Vehicles used in screenshots:

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    1,192 Subnerdica

    Stap bullying that poor tanker

    2 days ago
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    Dev WNP78

    @NAGO it was discontinued for technical reasons, because google play store policy requires a 64-bit version and the Mono backend isn't supported on 64-bit, hence neither are mods. We'd keep it on if we could, but we can't.

    14 days ago
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    52 NAGO

    @WNP78 Why that will make people on android leave and why was it discontinued?

    15 days ago
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    @WNP78 oh

    +1 29 days ago
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    Dev WNP78

    @Anthonyjr mod support was discontinued on android as per v1.9

    29 days ago
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    How do you download mods on T mobile Android?

    +1 one month ago
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    how did the game deves make it be able to be used with the tank guns i cant figure it out!

    one month ago
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    585 SgtRXMT

    is this possible to change the color from green to anything?

    one month ago
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    the best mod i've been installed

    3 months ago
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    Noice

    5 months ago
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    hey, I've just installed this mod for Android, but it doesn't show up, is there some setup needed to use it?

    +5 5 months ago
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    444 Spearhead

    awsm thanx

    6 months ago
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    cool

    6 months ago
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    1,515 Kendicus

    Where do i find the mod setting?

    +4 6 months ago
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    @WNP78 can we get this mod in particular to be build into the game because it’s so amazing and particularly helpful, I also want to use it on my Iphone and not just my windows desktop. Would you consider that??

    7 months ago
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    @WNP78 can you make the bomb marker more visible on water surfaces?

    7 months ago
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    399 Jerba

    Thanks!@WNP78

    7 months ago
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    Dev WNP78

    @Jerba It's a tanker from this mod. Though that mod is currently being overhauled (when I say currently, it's mostly done but I've got a lot of other stuff on).

    7 months ago
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    399 Jerba

    What’s the plane being shot down in the gif?

    7 months ago
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    @Simpleplaner656 Yes please

    7 months ago
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    Suggestion
    A recticle/"laser sight" to figure out where the recticle would be when in orbit/chase views

    +2 8 months ago
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    Sad noises cause iOS. Mabye you could petition for hellfire to make it work in game. @WNP78

    8 months ago
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    Helped me alot with my designs

    9 months ago
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    The bomb trajectory is in my opinion more useful than the gun reticles, I have poor gunning skills

    9 months ago
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    5,734 Lahoski107

    @WNP78 Ok, Thanks!

    9 months ago
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