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by nikdav
Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Scenario Design
Topic: I need to understand these things to make a scenario...
Replies: 161
Views: 26041

Re: I need to understand these things to make a scenario...

I use this tool to mess with dds files. It can convert dds to bmp for editing and repackage back into dds (DXT). http://www.mwgfx.co.uk/programs/dxtbmp.htm beware: the download file is a trojan. Really? But I've been using that tool for years without any problems. I checked the download link and it...
by nikdav
Sun Jun 07, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: Modders Corner
Topic: Sideicons/Leader Portraits
Replies: 30
Views: 9546

Re: Sideicons/Leader Portraits

Adebar wrote:Thanks!

One question: Shall I do sideicons for your Marciano and Lens scenarios too or do you want to do them yourself?
Oh! thanks Adebar, i am happy to accept your offer for making the sideicons !
by nikdav
Sun Jun 07, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Modders Corner
Topic: Pike & Shot Battle Flag Graphics Pack Version 2
Replies: 34
Views: 13678

Re: Pike & Shot Battle Flag Graphics Pack Version 2

Thanks, Adebar and Richard !
by nikdav
Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:57 pm
Forum: Modders Corner
Topic: Sideicons/Leader Portraits
Replies: 30
Views: 9546

Re: Sideicons/Leader Portraits

Adebar, won...der...ful :!:
by nikdav
Sat Jun 06, 2015 3:34 pm
Forum: Modders Corner
Topic: Pike & Shot Battle Flag Graphics Pack Version 2
Replies: 34
Views: 13678

Re: Pike & Shot Battle Flag Graphics Pack Version 2

What is the better method to mod a dds files, i try paint.net but with ugly result.
I find the portraits for Marciano but now how convert a jpeg to dds file :?:
by nikdav
Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: Modders Corner
Topic: Pike & Shot Battle Flag Graphics Pack Version 2
Replies: 34
Views: 13678

Re: Pike & Shot Battle Flag Graphics Pack Version 2

It would be fantastic a database folder with the SIDEICON of all the commanders for the various wars !
The first two from Adebar Stadtlohn battle :
by nikdav
Thu Jun 04, 2015 5:17 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Pike and Shot Campaigns Beta call
Replies: 13
Views: 3354

Re: Pike and Shot Campaigns Beta call

Signed ! :D
by nikdav
Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Marciano 1554
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Re: Marciano 1554

Finished ! :D

Richard, this is the battle folder without the big BACKDROP.dds to save space !
by nikdav
Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: Modders Corner
Topic: RELEASED! Yari & Teppo (the Pike & Shot Japanese mod)
Replies: 187
Views: 40361

Re: Yari & Teppo (the Pike & Shot Japanese mod)

Jomni, there are no words ! you made a very incredibly work with this mod, thanks!
by nikdav
Sun May 31, 2015 2:43 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Marciano 1554
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Re: Marciano 1554

Thanks to Hoplite1963 for the new flags, the battle is 99% finished!
by nikdav
Fri May 29, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Marciano 1554
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Re: Marciano 1554

Fantastic ! The basic venetian banners for the Senese Army were awful !
i find this banners, what do you think ?
by nikdav
Sun May 24, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Marciano 1554
Replies: 6
Views: 1423

Marciano 1554

The Battle of Marciano Scannagallo 02 august 1554. In 1552 Siena expelled the spanish garrison requesting help from France, the King dispatched immediately money and men to support the Senese Army. After many skirmish in 1554 the French-Senese army commanded by Piero Strozzi with Swiss, French and G...
by nikdav
Sat May 23, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Theatrum Europaeum
Replies: 1
Views: 612

Re: Theatrum Europaeum

Thanks Adebar, in the past years i collect many pages of Theatrum Europaeum but with this links it is very simple to research a single battle or commander !
by nikdav
Tue May 19, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Lens 1648
Replies: 11
Views: 3240

Re: Lens 1648

Thanks fogman i concur with you, i am already working with a new version and i need your feedback,
i find new data on the battle in a GMT playbook "under the lily banners" but the battle must be rebalanced ! :(
by nikdav
Mon May 18, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Lens 1648
Replies: 11
Views: 3240

Re: Lens 1648

In the first line we had two average Walloon tercios (Bruay/Crevecoeur + Lamottiere/Grossbandon) a good german Tercios (Beck/Monroy) and two very solid old Spanish tercios (Toledo + Bentivoglio/Guasco). In second line 3 good Spanish tercios (Solis + Vargas + Boniface) and a big german tercio (Berlau...
by nikdav
Fri May 15, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Lens 1648
Replies: 11
Views: 3240

Re: Lens 1648

I find that in the linear battles are perfect for a more historical feeling and during the test the position of leaders help me to balance the unity strength.
by nikdav
Thu May 14, 2015 8:52 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Lens 1648
Replies: 11
Views: 3240

Re: Lens 1648

rbodleyscott wrote:Cool, I look forward to seeing it and putting it on the FTP.
Richard, this is the battle folder without the big BACKDROP.dds to save space !
by nikdav
Tue May 12, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Lens 1648
Replies: 11
Views: 3240

Re: Lens 1648

Yes they are on the map,i think it is a very flexible and rapid manner to make a basic order of battle, and i leave it on the finished scenarios. At first i think is annoying to see the names on the map but after many test now i like the feeling of the battlefield.
by nikdav
Sat May 09, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Pike & Shot
Topic: Lens 1648
Replies: 11
Views: 3240

Lens 1648

20 august 1648:
Five years after Rocroi the Spanish and the French Army meet again and this time the 18000 strong Spanish-Imperial army was ready for revenge.....

I am working on the final adjustment for the order of battle :wink:

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