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.
Go to C:\Users\Public\Documents\APBA Games\Baseball\BallParks
will find FL-XXXX.INI the ini file for the ballpark
F-XXXX.DIB which is the ballpark picture in a
Go to C:\Users\Public\Documents\APBA Games\Baseball\Field Effects
will find fe-xxxx.ini which is the field effect file
For the Stadium
Find a stadium .jpg picture you like and use a photo converter
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.
the .INI file:
Copy one of the .INI files (FL-XXXX.INI) as say FL-DABCD.INI open
file change the stadium name and anything else that need to be
the effects file:
Copy a ballpark with similar characteristics FE-XXXX.INI as
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,
and FE-FLOM.ini . The program looks for and
matches the FLOM. Naming conventions F-HD high
F-HN high def. night, F-LD low def. day, F-LN low def. night,
dome stadiums you can replace D or N with O for open or
C for closed
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
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,
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.