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This page is for the Help and Information Documents.
HELP DOCUMENTS |
PATCHES and MODIFICATIONS
These help documents are typically for all versions and types of the
EAW game. Even for the EAWPRO and Custom SRC Modified v1.28 and up.
These documents are full of Introductory and Troubleshooting information. Some
are showcasing the new abilities and features found in the revised
- First Use -
Details on what you should know when starting off with EAW, even
before installing the game. Includes steps you may want to take
other than the normal.
- Install - How to
quickly add the game CD files to any Windows OS, then patch it.
- Details about how to set up the basic configuration settings
in the game. Mentions some of the settings that are more
complex, harder to understand.
- Joystick and
- Learn how to best setup your Joystick and Pedals (Throttles in
some cases), as well as
to assign your key functions to buttons.
- Video - Details to
set custom resolutions and graphical enhancements that are out
of the game, such as Anti-Alias AA, and
explaining the benefits
from such settings.
- Sounds - Almost
everything sound related to the game. Sound Formats and Lists
EAW.INI - Very detailed
information and notes about the various
settings inside the eaw.ini file. This directly correlates with
the difficulty and all the other settings you can make in game,
plus some you can't.
- Information on connecting, joining and hosting. With
information on how add-ons work in multiplayer.
This is a catch all for help to specific problems and errors you may have.
help for using Wrapper Programs and information about Windows
entries that can cause issues for you.
AI Explained -
How to tweak the behavior of the A.I. by way of Update Rate;
Make the A.I. smarter. Also
included is a section on other methods to make the game harder
or more challenging.
WingMen and Comms
- How to effectively use your squad mates and how to get them to listen to your Commands with
improved results. Includes other Pilot Radio usage.
- Missions -
Information and details on how to use saved mission files to
your benefit. Technical info included.
Training and Testing - Very basic suggestions you can
try or should know about flying in EAW. Also Tips on how to do
some unique things with the game.
- Using Addons
- Instructions on how to use add-on files. Including
"installing" or "uninstalling" them.
and Feature Ideas - Focusing on bugs that are there in v1.0,
1.1 and v1.2. Also Known Video Problems
are included that are basically the result of old hardware code
in the game. From incompatibility with newer hardware to
performance rating of the game. A detailed bug and featured list
CodeGroup Known Bugs and Feature Ideas
- Focusing on ideas for a better game, plus bugs introduced.
ToolKit - A very advanced set of instructions on how to get
EAW running in W2k and WinXP. You can
use the ACT ToolKit to set and possibly improve compatibility
for EAW. Not all is required reading though. WIP.
Model Making -
WIP Help Document.....any help is appreciated to finish it....
This section is to provide a "list" of features and reviews for the
Official game, hex edited, machine level manipulated and source coded modified versions
of EAW. Some of the Independent game patches are present aswell.
Full Review (MPS EAW)
- A very rich and detailed review with specifications of this
great game. Incorporated into the review are the changes from
the two official MPS patches.
Patches - A reprint and reformat of the list of changes of
the only two official
MPS EAW Team patches, the list contains most of the changes
there where actually made in v1.1 and v1.2. Also details of the
advantages and disadvantages of using one version over the
other, along with tips.
Patches - Some of the various hex edited eaw.exe's
that fix problems and some that introduce some features,
typically based on v1.2. A few are based on v1.1. Includes NoCD
FXEXE Patches -
EAWPRO. This help document contains
the details on this fascinating special
effects independent build of the EAW game. Not only is the exe
modified, but game data as well. Includes self contained
additional help information within this help doc.
Patches - An other independent game. This help document
outlines many of the changes done through their closed source code. Full of details,
but unfortunately lacking some of the changes and versions they
have made. Includes Install help as well.