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Updating Field Effects... 
(BBW 5.75)
Run the latest field effects file (ie - "FE2013.exe").  It will ask which directory to install to, choose your BBW directory (C:\Users\Public\Documents\APBA Games\Baseball\BallParks)
This will ONLY update "official" APBA stadiums.  To update homemade stadiums, you'll need to manually update the field effects file.  Contact for more detailed info. 

Creating your own stadium backdrop
(BBW 5.75)
Go to C:\Users\Public\Documents\APBA Games\Baseball\BallParks

You will find FL-XXXX.INI the ini file for the ballpark

F-XXXX.DIB which is the ballpark picture in a bitmap format

Go to C:\Users\Public\Documents\APBA Games\Baseball\Field Effects

You will find fe-xxxx.ini which is the field effect file


For the Stadium picture:

Find a stadium .jpg picture you like and use a photo converter 

like ashampoo photo converter 2 and convert to BMP, rename the 

BMP to DIB, rename the picture to F-DABCD.DIB for day time picture 

and F-NABCD.DIB for night.


For the .INI file:

Copy one of the .INI files (FL-XXXX.INI) as say FL-DABCD.INI open 

the file change the stadium name and anything else that need to be 



For the effects file:

Copy a ballpark with similar characteristics FE-XXXX.INI as 

FE-ABCD.INI and change some of the obvious item.


Just remember keep all 3 (4) files name the same except for 

the prefix and suffix. For Miami you could do FL-DFLOM.INI, 

F-HDFLOM.DIB and FE-FLOM.ini . The program looks for and 

matches the FLOM. Naming conventions F-HD high def. day, 

F-HN high def. night, F-LD low def. day, F-LN low def. night, 

for dome stadiums you can replace D or N with O for open or 

C for closed


Next open bbw 5.75 using the new ballpark, start playing the 

game as the home team, use any manager for the visitors. And 

load the bases with intentional walks. You will have to rearrange 

all of the players, manager and play count boxes, because they are 

scattered all over the place. Hold down CTRL and click and drag the 

object you wish to move (I always forget the Ctrl key). You will need 

to relocate 18 item, 9 defensives players, 4 offensive players, 

2 managers, 2 statistics boxes the scoreboard and the control panel. 

When you are done go to options save ballpark layout and your new 

field is ready for a game.

(DOES NOT work with 5.75)

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