Stefano V Posted July 14, 2020 Report Share Posted July 14, 2020 (edited) Hi there, I just joined this community. I have played Harpoon since early '80s, starting with Version 1 and running the Resolution 502 campaign when the supplement came out. I have not been playing for many years and with lockdown I resumed and started a remote play campaign again, which is now halfway. In order to handle the campaign I built a series of scripts to handle movement, radar and sonar searches, aircraft launch and land, using a simplified ruleset. You may have a look at the attached image. Now I see this fantastic new edition of Harpoon V and the SimPlot tool, which is vastly superior respect to my homegrown Python scripts and graphical interface. I have a rather technical question now. My tools use a JSON file to handle everything, I am wondering whether it might be possible for SimPlot to retain the extra information in the JSON file every time the file is updated. As a simple example, my units have a "surface_search_range", which I use to handle detections and which should be kept in the JSON file as-is. SimPlot might modify what it recognises as its own and still keep the extra JSON information. In this way I may update my scripts to adapt to the SimPlot JSON format and add extra information about units, weapon systems, radar systems, perform my radar and sonar searches using my scripts and still use SimPlot for movement. Everything might be available for the community to use freely, if allowed, as an additional set of tools to handle pre-battle, before moving to table and use the full ruleset. Many thanks for reading down to this line and hopefully letting me know. Best Regards, Stefano Edited July 14, 2020 by Stefano V new screenshot added 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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