Home | Webstore
Latest News: OOTP 17.9 Available! - OOTP 17 Available Now! - MLB Manager 2016 Available Now! - FHM 2 AVAILABLE NOW! - FHM 2014: Version 1.6.19 Available - iOOTP Baseball 2014 for iOS Available NOW! - Beyond the Sideline Football Announced! - Title Bout Championship Boxing 2.5 released!

Out of the Park Developments Summer Sale, Save BIG!

  

Go Back   OOTP Developments Forums > Out of the Park Baseball 14 > OOTP 14 - General Discussions

OOTP 14 - General Discussions Discuss the new 2013 version of Out of the Park Baseball here!

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-14-2013, 05:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
Hall Of Famer
 
The Game's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Inside The Game
Posts: 14,210
Thanks: 6,861
Thanked 2,454x in 1,957 posts
How Do I Setup Pre-African American Baseball?

I will post a screenshot of what changes i made to the USA file. i set it to Historical and I zeroed out all the non white ethnicity. How do I keep from having black Germans and Irish? Right now i have players coming from USA, Germany, Ireland, Scotland and a few others for a league starting in 1871.
__________________
Life is Great!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06WM...M&spfreload=10
The Game is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2013, 05:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
Hall Of Famer
 
The Game's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Inside The Game
Posts: 14,210
Thanks: 6,861
Thanked 2,454x in 1,957 posts
screenshots
Attached Images
Image Image 
__________________
Life is Great!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06WM...M&spfreload=10
The Game is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2013, 11:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
Hall Of Famer
 
Déjà Bru's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Long Island
Posts: 4,449
Thanks: 942
Thanked 2,194x in 1,303 posts
You got the nations and languages down OK but you need to edit the ethnicities.txt file. You have zeroed out the "non white" language (and name) groups but the groups you do have selected still will produce some "non white" ethnicity.

You can see from the first screen print that the ethnicities.txt file determines ethnicity by language group with five races allocated by the numbers shown. For example, the second screen print shows the U.S. Historical language group and that still has a small amount of African and Hispanic ethnicity. For "Pre-African American," you would need to change that first number in U.S. Historical, 25, to zero. You would have to check the other language groups; some of them, the U.K., Canada, and France in particular, have significant African ethnic components.

Then you would re-import the ethnicity database in Global Setup. I think, however, that this will apply to only newly created players, not existing players.
Attached Images
Image Image 
__________________
-
- Bru



Last edited by Déjà Bru; 07-14-2013 at 11:56 AM.
Déjà Bru is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2013, 05:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
Major Leagues
 
Gil Thorp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Milford
Posts: 348
Thanks: 51
Thanked 122x in 48 posts
Game, I'm sure you know, but you could try one of the historical name data bases. I use Malleus Dei's All American DB and it works well enough for me. His DB though will generate only US born players which I realize isn't entirely accurate for that period. There really needs to be a way to set ethnicity in the league set up without having to edit the txt files.
Gil Thorp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2013, 06:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
Hall Of Famer
 
The Game's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Inside The Game
Posts: 14,210
Thanks: 6,861
Thanked 2,454x in 1,957 posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gil Thorp View Post
Game, I'm sure you know, but you could try one of the historical name data bases. I use Malleus Dei's All American DB and it works well enough for me. His DB though will generate only US born players which I realize isn't entirely accurate for that period. There really needs to be a way to set ethnicity in the league set up without having to edit the txt files.
Thanx, forgot about that one.
Deja I should be able to do it without having to edit the files. Means I have to edit the files back for the other 7 league I will have on 14 when I convert them all (i think)
__________________
Life is Great!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06WM...M&spfreload=10
The Game is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2013, 07:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
Hall Of Famer
 
The Wolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: All alone
Posts: 12,612
Thanks: 1,790
Thanked 5,021x in 2,593 posts
Infractions: 0/1 (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gil Thorp View Post
Game, I'm sure you know, but you could try one of the historical name data bases. I use Malleus Dei's All American DB and it works well enough for me. His DB though will generate only US born players which I realize isn't entirely accurate for that period. There really needs to be a way to set ethnicity in the league set up without having to edit the txt files.
MD also made a version of that DB which included Canadians and Latin Americans. I'll ask him if he remembers where it is.
__________________
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Markus Heinsohn View Post
Well, the average OOTP user...downloads the game, manages his favorite team and that's it.
According to OOTP itself, OOTP MLB play (modern and historical) outnumbers OOTP fictional play three to one.

Five thousand thanks for a non-modder? I never thought I'd see the day. Thank you for your support.
The Wolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Thank you for this post:
The Game (07-14-2013)
Old 07-15-2013, 12:13 PM   #7 (permalink)
All Star Reserve
 
Leo_The_Lip's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 594
Thanks: 322
Thanked 255x in 173 posts
Just remember if you have historic facegens installed and your game randomly generates a player named (for example) 'Lee Smith', he will appear with the smiling black face of that famous relief pitcher.

At least that is what happens to me in pre WWII leagues.
__________________
"It's great to be back in the Polar Grounds with the New York Knickerbockers." Casey Stengel at his press conference announcing his return to baseball.
Leo_The_Lip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2013, 12:26 PM   #8 (permalink)
Hall Of Famer
 
The Wolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: All alone
Posts: 12,612
Thanks: 1,790
Thanked 5,021x in 2,593 posts
Infractions: 0/1 (1)
I talked to MD, he said it is on one of his old computers somewhere.
__________________
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Markus Heinsohn View Post
Well, the average OOTP user...downloads the game, manages his favorite team and that's it.
According to OOTP itself, OOTP MLB play (modern and historical) outnumbers OOTP fictional play three to one.

Five thousand thanks for a non-modder? I never thought I'd see the day. Thank you for your support.
The Wolf is offline   Reply With Quote
Thank you for this post:
The Game (07-15-2013)
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:32 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
Copyright © 2015 Out of the Park Developments