[MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by BlackRain » Thu, 21. Mar 24, 23:33

Bozz11 wrote:
Thu, 21. Mar 24, 10:36
After activating the spawn option for YAKI ships, it does spawn a lot of ships for them.
Just not sure at what frequencies, but they went for 15 M ships to over 150 as soon as I loaded the save.
Then I can't remember what the respawn time might be or maybe it is whatever the default is. Haven't looked in a while

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by carlos8643 » Fri, 22. Mar 24, 22:23

Hello, folks I have a question. Which settings should I change if I want the Xenon to expand more aggressively? I've wiped out the Terrans and the Xenon have taken over the Asteroid Belt, but they are taking their sweet time populating the rest of the Sol System. Thank you.

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by BlackRain » Sat, 23. Mar 24, 14:50

carlos8643 wrote:
Fri, 22. Mar 24, 22:23
Hello, folks I have a question. Which settings should I change if I want the Xenon to expand more aggressively? I've wiped out the Terrans and the Xenon have taken over the Asteroid Belt, but they are taking their sweet time populating the rest of the Sol System. Thank you.
Increase the amount of ships as much as you can for xenon if you haven't already. The factions only expand if they have enough ships but eventually there is a ceiling. If you already increased the number of ships to the max in the settings than you can try editing the scripts and increasing the ships even more.

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by carlos8643 » Sun, 24. Mar 24, 06:00

BlackRain wrote:
Sat, 23. Mar 24, 14:50
carlos8643 wrote:
Fri, 22. Mar 24, 22:23
Hello, folks I have a question. Which settings should I change if I want the Xenon to expand more aggressively? I've wiped out the Terrans and the Xenon have taken over the Asteroid Belt, but they are taking their sweet time populating the rest of the Sol System. Thank you.
Increase the amount of ships as much as you can for xenon if you haven't already. The factions only expand if they have enough ships but eventually there is a ceiling. If you already increased the number of ships to the max in the settings than you can try editing the scripts and increasing the ships even more.
Thank you. Just as I posted the question, I noticed Mars and Jupiter turning red, so I guess I'm in the right track.

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by Valinir » Mon, 1. Apr 24, 18:06

Hey, im new to x4 modding and hope you could explain me some stuff in your mod

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<cue name="job_activate_XenonApocalypse" instantiate="true" checktime="player.age + 300s" checkinterval="10min">		
		<conditions>        
		<check_value value="md.FOCWsetup.Settings.$activateXenonApocalypse == 1"/>	
		</conditions>	 
	 <actions>
								
				<find_ship name="$XenonApocalypse" job="'xenon_destroyer_apoc'" space="player.galaxy" multiple="true"/>    
                <set_value name="$numship" exact="$XenonApocalypse.count"/>
				<set_value name="$totalxenship9" operation="add" exact="0"/>
				<set_value name="$ExistingDestroyerThreshold" exact="60"/> 
				<do_if value="$totalxenship9 gt $ExistingDestroyerThreshold * 2">
					<set_value name="$totalxenship9" exact="0"/>
				</do_if>
											
					<do_if value="($numship + $totalxenship9) lt $ExistingDestroyerThreshold">
					<find_station name="$XenonShipyard" space="player.galaxy" functional="true" multiple="false">	
					<match canbuildships="true"/>  <match owner="faction.xenon"/>
					 
					</find_station>
					<request_job_ship job="'xenon_destroyer_apoc'" name="this.$Requested_Job_Ship" requester="$XenonShipyard" zone="$XenonShipyard.zone"/>
                    <set_value name="$totalxenship9" operation="add" exact="1"/>
					</do_if>
					
					<do_else><set_value name="$totalxenship9" operation="add" exact="1"/>
					<cancel_cue cue="job_activate_XenonApocalypse"/>
				</do_else>
					<remove_value name="$XenonApocalypse"/>
					<remove_value name="$XenonShipyard"/>
				</actions>
	</cue>
i read you explanation about that <set_value name="$ExistingDestroyerThreshold" exact="60"/> this part defines how many of this job are build, or better how many or this job are ordered, so if i understand that correct in this case the xenon would orrder 60 times this job? or did i miss anything?


and what also confuse me when i look that job in the the job.xml i find this

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  <job id="xenon_destroyer_apoc" name="{40000,9}" startactive="false">
    <modifiers commandeerable="true"/>
    
    <category faction="xenon" tags="[factionlogic, military, destroyer]" size="ship_xl"/>
    <quota galaxy="5" cluster="2"/>
    <location class="galaxy" macro="xu_ep2_universe_macro" faction="xenon" relation="self" comparison="exact"/>
    <environment buildatshipyard="true"/>        <encounters id="ship_cluster"/>
    <ship>
      <select faction="xenon" tags="[military, destroyer]" size="ship_xl"/>
      
      <owner exact="xenon" overridenpc="true"/>
    </ship>	
	<subordinates>
	<subordinate job="xenon_fighter_escort_heavy"/>
	<subordinate job="xenon_frigate_addescort_m"/>
	<subordinate job="xenon_destroyer_moreescort"/>
	</subordinates>
  </job> 
so this part here " <quota galaxy="5" cluster="2"/>" does that limit the amount of this job? like this job only exist 5 times in the whole galaxy and maximal 2 times in a cluster? or for what are these quota for?

i hope you can clear up my confusion for that

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by BlackRain » Wed, 3. Apr 24, 00:30

Valinir wrote:
Mon, 1. Apr 24, 18:06
Hey, im new to x4 modding and hope you could explain me some stuff in your mod

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<cue name="job_activate_XenonApocalypse" instantiate="true" checktime="player.age + 300s" checkinterval="10min">		
		<conditions>        
		<check_value value="md.FOCWsetup.Settings.$activateXenonApocalypse == 1"/>	
		</conditions>	 
	 <actions>
								
				<find_ship name="$XenonApocalypse" job="'xenon_destroyer_apoc'" space="player.galaxy" multiple="true"/>    
                <set_value name="$numship" exact="$XenonApocalypse.count"/>
				<set_value name="$totalxenship9" operation="add" exact="0"/>
				<set_value name="$ExistingDestroyerThreshold" exact="60"/> 
				<do_if value="$totalxenship9 gt $ExistingDestroyerThreshold * 2">
					<set_value name="$totalxenship9" exact="0"/>
				</do_if>
											
					<do_if value="($numship + $totalxenship9) lt $ExistingDestroyerThreshold">
					<find_station name="$XenonShipyard" space="player.galaxy" functional="true" multiple="false">	
					<match canbuildships="true"/>  <match owner="faction.xenon"/>
					 
					</find_station>
					<request_job_ship job="'xenon_destroyer_apoc'" name="this.$Requested_Job_Ship" requester="$XenonShipyard" zone="$XenonShipyard.zone"/>
                    <set_value name="$totalxenship9" operation="add" exact="1"/>
					</do_if>
					
					<do_else><set_value name="$totalxenship9" operation="add" exact="1"/>
					<cancel_cue cue="job_activate_XenonApocalypse"/>
				</do_else>
					<remove_value name="$XenonApocalypse"/>
					<remove_value name="$XenonShipyard"/>
				</actions>
	</cue>
i read you explanation about that <set_value name="$ExistingDestroyerThreshold" exact="60"/> this part defines how many of this job are build, or better how many or this job are ordered, so if i understand that correct in this case the xenon would orrder 60 times this job? or did i miss anything?


and what also confuse me when i look that job in the the job.xml i find this

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  <job id="xenon_destroyer_apoc" name="{40000,9}" startactive="false">
    <modifiers commandeerable="true"/>
    
    <category faction="xenon" tags="[factionlogic, military, destroyer]" size="ship_xl"/>
    <quota galaxy="5" cluster="2"/>
    <location class="galaxy" macro="xu_ep2_universe_macro" faction="xenon" relation="self" comparison="exact"/>
    <environment buildatshipyard="true"/>        <encounters id="ship_cluster"/>
    <ship>
      <select faction="xenon" tags="[military, destroyer]" size="ship_xl"/>
      
      <owner exact="xenon" overridenpc="true"/>
    </ship>	
	<subordinates>
	<subordinate job="xenon_fighter_escort_heavy"/>
	<subordinate job="xenon_frigate_addescort_m"/>
	<subordinate job="xenon_destroyer_moreescort"/>
	</subordinates>
  </job> 
so this part here " <quota galaxy="5" cluster="2"/>" does that limit the amount of this job? like this job only exist 5 times in the whole galaxy and maximal 2 times in a cluster? or for what are these quota for?

i hope you can clear up my confusion for that
Hello, the first block of code you are showing with <set_value name="$ExistingDestroyerThreshold" exact="60"/> is the maximum allowed fleets of this type which will be ordered. They are not ordered at once and it may never even reach this amount, it depends. Basically each of these is on a timer and every time the script fires, it orders the fleet but only if it does not exceed the maximum allowed amount.

As for the second block of code which is from jobs.xml, the <quota galaxy="5" cluster="2"/> is not used at all in this mod so it does nothing. Normally, jobs.xml would define how many fleets/ships are allowed in a galaxy and in a cluster by doing this but it doesn't impact the ships from FOCW so you can ignore it.

If you want more Escort ships for each fleet though, you can edit this part:

<subordinates>
<subordinate job="xenon_fighter_escort_heavy"/>
<subordinate job="xenon_frigate_addescort_m"/>
<subordinate job="xenon_destroyer_moreescort"/>
</subordinates>

and just add more, for example:

<subordinates>
<subordinate job="xenon_fighter_escort_heavy"/>
<subordinate job="xenon_fighter_escort_heavy"/>
<subordinate job="xenon_frigate_addescort_m"/>
<subordinate job="xenon_frigate_addescort_m"/>
<subordinate job="xenon_destroyer_moreescort"/>
<subordinate job="xenon_destroyer_moreescort"/>
</subordinates>

Just doubled the amount of escorts/subordinates. Or you can play with it to add whatever you want.

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by Valinir » Fri, 5. Apr 24, 00:29

ah ok, i guess i was right then with my thoughts what each part of the code does, thank you very much for your answer

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by user1679 » Sat, 6. Apr 24, 23:22

Having a bit of trouble getting the right balance. I've restarted a few games and each time XEN and TEL are almost instantly at war within 30 minutes. In a recent game, the XEN just steamrolled TEL in Ianaums Zura and were already building defense platforms in Hatikvah's Choice III before the first hour was up. I adjusted the parameters in focwsetup.xml and started a new game. This time, within 20 minutes TEL had 3 battleships invading Matrix #451 and took it over (map color change) without breaking a sweat (do lizard people sweat?).

Here's my config. What I'm looking for is a more balanced approach with slightly more aggressive Xenon than vanilla. I have an i5 13600 with an RTX 3060 if that matters:
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<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon Miners and Xenon Energy Transport ships? 1 for Yes and 0 for No -->
<set_value name="$activateXenminers" exact="2" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateXenfighter" exact="2" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateXencapital" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional fighters for all factions? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<!-- only covers factions: arg, ant, tel, par, hop -->
<set_value name="$activateallfactionsfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Capital ships for all factions? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<!-- only covers factions: arg, ant, tel, par, hop -->
<set_value name="$activateallfactionscap" exact="1" />

<!-- Activate Additional Large fleets, heavy on the capital ships and I recommend only using these if you are using deadair fill which automatically fills shipyards with resources when they are low, I would also set it relatively high for filling resources -->
<!-- Either 1 for on, or 0 for off -->
<set_value name="$activateArglargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateAntlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatetellargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatezyalargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatecurblargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateGODlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateHOPlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateTRINlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateTERRANlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateXENlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateHATlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateMINlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateFRFlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateBORlargefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- The following are additional settings for even more ships. These are in addition to the previous settings. This may impact your performance, so please keep in mind your PC system. Do not turn on if your PC can't handle more ships -->
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for Defense? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXencardefend" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for Attack? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXencarattack" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXendesattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Argon Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateargcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Paranid Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateparcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Holy Order Defense fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateholcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Teladi Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetelcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Antigone fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateantcap" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah fleets? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatehatcap" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Argon Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateargcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Paranid Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateparcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Holy Order Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateholcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Teladi Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetelcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Antigone fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateantattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatehatattackpla" exact="0" />

<!-- Turn on additional Ministry Defense fleets? 0 for No, 1 for light, 2 for medium, 3 for heavy -->
<set_value name="$activatemincap" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Ministry Squadrons? These are squadrons led by a frigate, 0 for No, 1 for light, 2 for medium, 3 for heavy -->
<set_value name="$activateminsquad" exact="1" />

<!-- Do you want to activate additional Zyarth fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Zyarth Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$zyarthcap" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Free Families fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatefreefight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Free families Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$freecap" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Court fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatecourtfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Court Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$courtcap" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Court Destroyers? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatecourtmore" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Zyarth Carriers? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on Zyarth Carriers for Attacking player when enemy? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthplay" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on Free Families Destroyers for Attacking player when enemy? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatefreeplay" exact="0" />

<!-- Turn on additional fleets for all factions, these usually include multiple destroyers, frigates and many fighters. These are in addition to all other options and are extra ships for more carnage, 0 off, 1 on -->
<set_value name="$activatemorefleets" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah squadrons for defense, 0 for no, 1 yes. These squadrons include frigates and fighters -->
<set_value name="$activatemorehatsquads" exact="0" />
<!-- Not enough Xenon? Add more here! Large destroyer fleets with frigate and fighter escorts, 0 for no, 1 for yes-->
<set_value name="$activatemoreXenonCaps" exact="0" />
<!-- Large Frigate squadrons with many fighter escorts, 0 for no, 1 for yes -->
<set_value name="$activatemoreXenonfrigates" exact="0" />
<!-- Activate EVEN MORE XENON for a Xenon Apocalypse, be prepared for a lot of mayhem (maybe, I hope?) 0 for no, 1 for yes-->
<set_value name="$activateXenonApocalypse" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for BORON SHIPS, only turn on if you have BORON DLC -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Boron fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateboronfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional boron Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$borondestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional boron Carrier Fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 to turn on. -->
<set_value name="$activateboroncarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more boron fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateborondefensefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for TERRAN SHIPS, only turn on if you have Terran DLC -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateterranfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$terrandestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Carrier Fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateterrancarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Battleship Fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateterranbattleship" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Terran fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateterrandefensefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for TRINITY SHIPS -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinityfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$trinitydestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity Carrier Fleets? Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for on. -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinitycarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Trinity fleets? This adds many new Trinity fleets. Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinitymore" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Trinity fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinityattackpla" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for VIGOR SHIPS -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Vigor Large fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatevigordestroyer" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Vigor fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatevigorfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Vigor fleets? This adds many new Vigor fleets. Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activatevigormore" exact="0" />

<!-- Double the amount of Yaki that are built in your game? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateyakibuild" exact="1" />

<!-- Do you want to have Yaki ships that are spawned and not built at a shipyard? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateyakispawn" exact="0" />

<!-- Do you want to activate XENON SPAWNED SHIPS. Choose the options below, put a 0 to turn off and a 1 to turn on. -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawneddestroyerfleet" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon Destroyer fleets that spawn. They are accompanied by a dozen or so fighters and a few frigates -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawnedcarrierfleet" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon I fleets that spawn. They are accompanied by a couple dozen or so fighters and a several frigates -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawnedminers" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon Miners and Energy Transports that will spawn. There are several for each that spawn and they will spawn every few minutes up to a total of 6 for each. Once 6 for each is reached, no more spawn until destroyed. -->

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by BlackRain » Sun, 7. Apr 24, 17:24

user1679 wrote:
Sat, 6. Apr 24, 23:22
Having a bit of trouble getting the right balance. I've restarted a few games and each time XEN and TEL are almost instantly at war within 30 minutes. In a recent game, the XEN just steamrolled TEL in Ianaums Zura and were already building defense platforms in Hatikvah's Choice III before the first hour was up. I adjusted the parameters in focwsetup.xml and started a new game. This time, within 20 minutes TEL had 3 battleships invading Matrix #451 and took it over (map color change) without breaking a sweat (do lizard people sweat?).

Here's my config. What I'm looking for is a more balanced approach with slightly more aggressive Xenon than vanilla. I have an i5 13600 with an RTX 3060 if that matters:
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<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon Miners and Xenon Energy Transport ships? 1 for Yes and 0 for No -->
<set_value name="$activateXenminers" exact="2" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateXenfighter" exact="2" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateXencapital" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional fighters for all factions? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<!-- only covers factions: arg, ant, tel, par, hop -->
<set_value name="$activateallfactionsfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Capital ships for all factions? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<!-- only covers factions: arg, ant, tel, par, hop -->
<set_value name="$activateallfactionscap" exact="1" />

<!-- Activate Additional Large fleets, heavy on the capital ships and I recommend only using these if you are using deadair fill which automatically fills shipyards with resources when they are low, I would also set it relatively high for filling resources -->
<!-- Either 1 for on, or 0 for off -->
<set_value name="$activateArglargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateAntlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatetellargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatezyalargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatecurblargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateGODlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateHOPlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateTRINlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateTERRANlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateXENlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateHATlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateMINlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateFRFlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateBORlargefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- The following are additional settings for even more ships. These are in addition to the previous settings. This may impact your performance, so please keep in mind your PC system. Do not turn on if your PC can't handle more ships -->
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for Defense? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXencardefend" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for Attack? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXencarattack" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXendesattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Argon Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateargcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Paranid Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateparcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Holy Order Defense fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateholcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Teladi Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetelcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Antigone fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateantcap" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah fleets? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatehatcap" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Argon Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateargcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Paranid Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateparcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Holy Order Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateholcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Teladi Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetelcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Antigone fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateantattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatehatattackpla" exact="0" />

<!-- Turn on additional Ministry Defense fleets? 0 for No, 1 for light, 2 for medium, 3 for heavy -->
<set_value name="$activatemincap" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Ministry Squadrons? These are squadrons led by a frigate, 0 for No, 1 for light, 2 for medium, 3 for heavy -->
<set_value name="$activateminsquad" exact="1" />

<!-- Do you want to activate additional Zyarth fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Zyarth Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$zyarthcap" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Free Families fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatefreefight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Free families Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$freecap" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Court fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatecourtfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Court Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$courtcap" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Court Destroyers? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatecourtmore" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Zyarth Carriers? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on Zyarth Carriers for Attacking player when enemy? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthplay" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on Free Families Destroyers for Attacking player when enemy? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatefreeplay" exact="0" />

<!-- Turn on additional fleets for all factions, these usually include multiple destroyers, frigates and many fighters. These are in addition to all other options and are extra ships for more carnage, 0 off, 1 on -->
<set_value name="$activatemorefleets" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah squadrons for defense, 0 for no, 1 yes. These squadrons include frigates and fighters -->
<set_value name="$activatemorehatsquads" exact="0" />
<!-- Not enough Xenon? Add more here! Large destroyer fleets with frigate and fighter escorts, 0 for no, 1 for yes-->
<set_value name="$activatemoreXenonCaps" exact="0" />
<!-- Large Frigate squadrons with many fighter escorts, 0 for no, 1 for yes -->
<set_value name="$activatemoreXenonfrigates" exact="0" />
<!-- Activate EVEN MORE XENON for a Xenon Apocalypse, be prepared for a lot of mayhem (maybe, I hope?) 0 for no, 1 for yes-->
<set_value name="$activateXenonApocalypse" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for BORON SHIPS, only turn on if you have BORON DLC -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Boron fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateboronfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional boron Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$borondestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional boron Carrier Fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 to turn on. -->
<set_value name="$activateboroncarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more boron fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateborondefensefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for TERRAN SHIPS, only turn on if you have Terran DLC -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateterranfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$terrandestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Carrier Fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateterrancarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Battleship Fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateterranbattleship" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Terran fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateterrandefensefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for TRINITY SHIPS -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinityfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$trinitydestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity Carrier Fleets? Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for on. -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinitycarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Trinity fleets? This adds many new Trinity fleets. Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinitymore" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Trinity fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinityattackpla" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for VIGOR SHIPS -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Vigor Large fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatevigordestroyer" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Vigor fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatevigorfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Vigor fleets? This adds many new Vigor fleets. Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activatevigormore" exact="0" />

<!-- Double the amount of Yaki that are built in your game? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateyakibuild" exact="1" />

<!-- Do you want to have Yaki ships that are spawned and not built at a shipyard? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateyakispawn" exact="0" />

<!-- Do you want to activate XENON SPAWNED SHIPS. Choose the options below, put a 0 to turn off and a 1 to turn on. -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawneddestroyerfleet" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon Destroyer fleets that spawn. They are accompanied by a dozen or so fighters and a few frigates -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawnedcarrierfleet" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon I fleets that spawn. They are accompanied by a couple dozen or so fighters and a several frigates -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawnedminers" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon Miners and Energy Transports that will spawn. There are several for each that spawn and they will spawn every few minutes up to a total of 6 for each. Once 6 for each is reached, no more spawn until destroyed. -->
This is very tough, it depends on too many variables. Just like you are seeing. Every time you start a new game, different things could happen. You could try starting a new game without all the Xenon ships active and then activate them later so it takes time to build them. Don't activate any extra teladi ships too.

By the way in your settings you have <!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon Miners and Xenon Energy Transport ships? 1 for Yes and 0 for No -->
<set_value name="$activateXenminers" exact="2" />

This is wrong, 2 isn't a valid choice.

Maybe try keeping the defense carrier for Xenon but not the attack carriers. Also, you might need to tweak the numbers and give Xenon more defense carriers.

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by user1679 » Mon, 8. Apr 24, 03:20

BlackRain wrote:
Sun, 7. Apr 24, 17:24
user1679 wrote:
Sat, 6. Apr 24, 23:22
Having a bit of trouble getting the right balance. I've restarted a few games and each time XEN and TEL are almost instantly at war within 30 minutes. In a recent game, the XEN just steamrolled TEL in Ianaums Zura and were already building defense platforms in Hatikvah's Choice III before the first hour was up. I adjusted the parameters in focwsetup.xml and started a new game. This time, within 20 minutes TEL had 3 battleships invading Matrix #451 and took it over (map color change) without breaking a sweat (do lizard people sweat?).

Here's my config. What I'm looking for is a more balanced approach with slightly more aggressive Xenon than vanilla. I have an i5 13600 with an RTX 3060 if that matters:
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<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon Miners and Xenon Energy Transport ships? 1 for Yes and 0 for No -->
<set_value name="$activateXenminers" exact="2" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateXenfighter" exact="2" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateXencapital" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional fighters for all factions? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<!-- only covers factions: arg, ant, tel, par, hop -->
<set_value name="$activateallfactionsfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Capital ships for all factions? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<!-- only covers factions: arg, ant, tel, par, hop -->
<set_value name="$activateallfactionscap" exact="1" />

<!-- Activate Additional Large fleets, heavy on the capital ships and I recommend only using these if you are using deadair fill which automatically fills shipyards with resources when they are low, I would also set it relatively high for filling resources -->
<!-- Either 1 for on, or 0 for off -->
<set_value name="$activateArglargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateAntlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatetellargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatezyalargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activatecurblargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateGODlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateHOPlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateTRINlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateTERRANlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateXENlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateHATlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateMINlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateFRFlargefleets" exact="0" />
<set_value name="$activateBORlargefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- The following are additional settings for even more ships. These are in addition to the previous settings. This may impact your performance, so please keep in mind your PC system. Do not turn on if your PC can't handle more ships -->
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for Defense? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXencardefend" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for Attack? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXencarattack" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Xenon Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateXendesattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Argon Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateargcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Paranid Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateparcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Holy Order Defense fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateholcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Teladi Carrier fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetelcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Antigone fleet? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateantcap" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah fleets? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatehatcap" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Argon Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateargcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Paranid Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateparcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Holy Order Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateholcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Teladi Carriers for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetelcarattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Antigone fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateantattackpla" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatehatattackpla" exact="0" />

<!-- Turn on additional Ministry Defense fleets? 0 for No, 1 for light, 2 for medium, 3 for heavy -->
<set_value name="$activatemincap" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Ministry Squadrons? These are squadrons led by a frigate, 0 for No, 1 for light, 2 for medium, 3 for heavy -->
<set_value name="$activateminsquad" exact="1" />

<!-- Do you want to activate additional Zyarth fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Zyarth Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$zyarthcap" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Free Families fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatefreefight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Free families Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$freecap" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Court fighters? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatecourtfight" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Court Capital ships? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$courtcap" exact="1" />
<!-- Turn on additional Court Destroyers? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatecourtmore" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Zyarth Carriers? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthcar" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on Zyarth Carriers for Attacking player when enemy? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatezyarthplay" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on Free Families Destroyers for Attacking player when enemy? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatefreeplay" exact="0" />

<!-- Turn on additional fleets for all factions, these usually include multiple destroyers, frigates and many fighters. These are in addition to all other options and are extra ships for more carnage, 0 off, 1 on -->
<set_value name="$activatemorefleets" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Hatikvah squadrons for defense, 0 for no, 1 yes. These squadrons include frigates and fighters -->
<set_value name="$activatemorehatsquads" exact="0" />
<!-- Not enough Xenon? Add more here! Large destroyer fleets with frigate and fighter escorts, 0 for no, 1 for yes-->
<set_value name="$activatemoreXenonCaps" exact="0" />
<!-- Large Frigate squadrons with many fighter escorts, 0 for no, 1 for yes -->
<set_value name="$activatemoreXenonfrigates" exact="0" />
<!-- Activate EVEN MORE XENON for a Xenon Apocalypse, be prepared for a lot of mayhem (maybe, I hope?) 0 for no, 1 for yes-->
<set_value name="$activateXenonApocalypse" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for BORON SHIPS, only turn on if you have BORON DLC -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Boron fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateboronfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional boron Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$borondestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional boron Carrier Fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 to turn on. -->
<set_value name="$activateboroncarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more boron fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateborondefensefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for TERRAN SHIPS, only turn on if you have Terran DLC -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateterranfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$terrandestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Carrier Fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activateterrancarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Terran Battleship Fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateterranbattleship" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Terran fleets? Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activateterrandefensefleets" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for TRINITY SHIPS -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinityfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity Destroyer fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$trinitydestroyers" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Trinity Carrier Fleets? Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for on. -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinitycarrier" exact="0" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Trinity fleets? This adds many new Trinity fleets. Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinitymore" exact="0" />
<!-- Turn on additional Trinity fleets for attacking player owned sectors? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activatetrinityattackpla" exact="0" />

<!-- Options for VIGOR SHIPS -->
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Vigor Large fleets? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatevigordestroyer" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate additional Vigor fighter squads? You can also choose from the following settings. Keep 0 to turn off, Put 1 for light, Put 2 for medium, Put 3 for heavy. This setting may impact performance depending on what setting you choose. -->
<set_value name="$activatevigorfighters" exact="1" />
<!-- Do you want to activate even more Vigor fleets? This adds many new Vigor fleets. Put 0 to turn off and 1 to turn on -->
<set_value name="$activatevigormore" exact="0" />

<!-- Double the amount of Yaki that are built in your game? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateyakibuild" exact="1" />

<!-- Do you want to have Yaki ships that are spawned and not built at a shipyard? 0 for No, 1 for Yes -->
<set_value name="$activateyakispawn" exact="0" />

<!-- Do you want to activate XENON SPAWNED SHIPS. Choose the options below, put a 0 to turn off and a 1 to turn on. -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawneddestroyerfleet" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon Destroyer fleets that spawn. They are accompanied by a dozen or so fighters and a few frigates -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawnedcarrierfleet" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon I fleets that spawn. They are accompanied by a couple dozen or so fighters and a several frigates -->
<set_value name="$activateXenspawnedminers" exact="0" /> <!-- This will activate Xenon Miners and Energy Transports that will spawn. There are several for each that spawn and they will spawn every few minutes up to a total of 6 for each. Once 6 for each is reached, no more spawn until destroyed. -->
This is very tough, it depends on too many variables. Just like you are seeing. Every time you start a new game, different things could happen. You could try starting a new game without all the Xenon ships active and then activate them later so it takes time to build them. Don't activate any extra teladi ships too.

By the way in your settings you have <!-- Do you want to activate additional Xenon Miners and Xenon Energy Transport ships? 1 for Yes and 0 for No -->
<set_value name="$activateXenminers" exact="2" />

This is wrong, 2 isn't a valid choice.

Maybe try keeping the defense carrier for Xenon but not the attack carriers. Also, you might need to tweak the numbers and give Xenon more defense carriers.
Thanks for catching my typo. I'm going to try giving everyone the extra fighters but not capital ships and see how it goes. I can always activate the capital ships later once factions have had a little more time to mature.

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by xxlordsothxx » Thu, 18. Apr 24, 03:07

Does anyone know if FOCW works with the 7.0 beta?

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by BlackRain » Thu, 18. Apr 24, 03:52

xxlordsothxx wrote:
Thu, 18. Apr 24, 03:07
Does anyone know if FOCW works with the 7.0 beta?
This mod will always work, you never have to worry about it not working (except for maybe some strange super rare circumstances if any?)

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Re: [MOD] Foundation of Conquest and War V. 7.2

Post by user1679 » Thu, 18. Apr 24, 06:21

user1679 wrote:
Mon, 8. Apr 24, 03:20
I'm going to try giving everyone the extra fighters but not capital ships and see how it goes. I can always activate the capital ships later once factions have had a little more time to mature.
So that seemed to do the trick. There have been several minor skirmishes around the map but removing the extra capital ships has allowed the Xenon (and Yaki) to expand a little without being overwhelmed while also not letting them steamroll over everyone. It seems to have made the universe even more dangerous, I was flying around Path to Profit in my little Elite Sentinel when I ran into a K guarding some mining ships. Was kinda random but fun because it makes exploring less boring.

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