Waffen Flag and Emblem

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Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by lt1956_slith » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:11 pm

Hello,

I hate the Pirate flag they used the in game, and I understand about Germany. I personally don't like the Nazi flag. But the SS flag isn't that bad with 2 lightening bolts and looks better than the Jolly Rogers. :roll:

So I made these and hope others will like it, since the game doesn't give any nice camo or uniforms to the Waffen units this is the next best thing. :lol:

P.S. Its my little gift the community for all the wonderful maps and help! :wink:

I added 2 other files to this download for the flag as was brought to my attention.
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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by bru888 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:13 am

Thank you very much! For those of us who may want to use this mod, here are the locations where the files go (click to expand the image):
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Copy them right over these files but you may want to back up the original files first, in case you change your mind.
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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by bru888 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:28 am

That said, and not meaning to appear ungrateful, there are two other manifestations of the Jolly Roger which, if you have the ambition, you may want to tackle:
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These may be especially challenging in that at least one of them is used for waving on VP flagpoles. [But it can be done. How do I know? Because I have used the other unsavory German flag mod on occasion. :wink: ]
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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by lt1956_slith » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:21 am

Hello,

Its already done and uploaded! :D

I placed a V2 in the file so people can tell it has more files in it. It was pretty easy to add for the wavy flag, I cannot believe I missed that one, I couldn't find it and thought that was hardcoded. :roll: So thanks on that one. I did already find the other in the campaign folder but I think that only works if they make a campaign game that uses it? I haven't see it used for anything yet? But I made one for it and added it also to the file.

So people now have ALL the files that deal with the Waffen Flag. I am glad others will enjoy it, I know it really bothered me to have a pirate flag waving around the map and on the units! :|

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by GabeKnight » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:56 am

Thanks. I've been using something similar from here: http://www.matrixgames.com/forums/tm.asp?m=4321200

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by bru888 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:48 am

lt1956_slith wrote:Hello,

Its already done and uploaded! :D

I placed a V2 in the file so people can tell it has more files in it. It was pretty easy to add for the wavy flag, I cannot believe I missed that one, I couldn't find it and thought that was hardcoded. :roll: So thanks on that one. I did already find the other in the campaign folder but I think that only works if they make a campaign game that uses it? I haven't see it used for anything yet? But I made one for it and added it also to the file.

So people now have ALL the files that deal with the Waffen Flag. I am glad others will enjoy it, I know it really bothered me to have a pirate flag waving around the map and on the units! :|
Thanks again! I doff my hat to you, sir.
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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by lt1956_slith » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:10 pm

I just wanted to add a better look for those of us NOT in Germany. I understand their laws, they still have people that worship that stuff, but we are only playing a game and Jolly Rogers belongs to "Sid Meiers Pirates!" :wink:

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by bru888 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:17 pm

lt1956_slith wrote:I just wanted to add a better look for those of us NOT in Germany. I understand their laws, they still have people that worship that stuff, but we are only playing a game and Jolly Rogers belongs to "Sid Meiers Pirates!" :wink:
I happen to agree with you on that score, which is why I appreciated your mod. As I alluded above, I have used the swastika mod at times but I was careful not to reproduce it in screen prints when I talked about the game here. Just in case.

What we do privately is our own affair and I don't think Slitherine would even care if custom scenarios and campaigns that are uploaded here contain those swastika or double-lightning icons. However, I can certainly respect their concern for not displaying them in these forums if they are illegal in Germany and elsewhere. I can also understand why they may be illegal and agree with the need for that in those places.

But let us NOT turn this thread, or any other here, into a political debate. Let's just respect people's wishes and keep certain things private because it's nice to respect those people.
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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by Navman2854 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:44 pm

Excellent work lt1956_slith, thanks!! :D

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by lt1956_slith » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:57 am

Thank you. \

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by lt1956_slith » Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:42 pm

If there are any problems of glitches with the emblems let me know.

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by PoorOldSpike » Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:50 pm

Speaking of the Waffen-SS, this is me in a replica W-SS jacket I bought earlier this year to strut around town in.
I might award myself a "tank destruction arm patch" to sew on it..:)

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by 13obo » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:00 pm

*loud coughs and throat clearing*

Does it have any emblems on?

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by PoorOldSpike » Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:28 pm

13obo wrote:*loud coughs and throat clearing*
Does it have any emblems on?
Nasty smokers cough you have there mate, better give it up or nice girls won't want to snog you.
It doesn't have any patches yet, you have to buy them separate to impress the ladies..:)

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by 13obo » Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:41 pm

Right... I guess a pattern by itself is non-committal, but when you start displaying emblems of nazis then it's clearly crossing a line.

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by Andy2012 » Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:31 pm

13obo wrote:Right... I guess a pattern by itself is non-committal, but when you start displaying emblems of nazis then it's clearly crossing a line.
Agreed. Not passing judgement here, but I would recommend not posting photos of yourself. Anonymity is good, this isnt Facebook. (Thank God.)

Slitherine's policy is clearly history yes, Nazi stuff no. This is about computer games, fun and enjoying a hobby together. Let's not start anything. :D

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by elconfederado » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:37 pm

I'm not the most technologically astute guy but I followed the steps and it wouldn't let me overwrite or add the file. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Also, does the Italian flag have the coat of arms for the House of Savoy on it and if not is there a mod available for it? Thanks!

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by bru888 » Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:51 pm

elconfederado wrote:I'm not the most technologically astute guy but I followed the steps and it wouldn't let me overwrite or add the file. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
Neither am I but as I just got done talking to kondi about the units.csv file, one of the things that modders have to deal with about OOB is that the game designers located some crucial files, including the official scenarios and campaigns, in the C:\Program Files\Slitherine\Order of Battle - WWII\Order of Battle - WW2_64_Data\ folder. Windows restricts users from directly tinkering with files in C:\Program Files\ unless they have administrator privileges. If you have Windows, you maybe can change your user profile to add such privileges to your account as shown here:
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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by terminator » Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:06 pm

elconfederado wrote:I'm not the most technologically astute guy but I followed the steps and it wouldn't let me overwrite or add the file. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Also, does the Italian flag have the coat of arms for the House of Savoy on it and if not is there a mod available for it? Thanks!
I have made a few changes for the flags (size 128 & 64) for my mod http://www.slitherine.com/forum/viewtop ... 74&t=82935 :
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You can see :
- slovakia (next update)
- Luftwaffe (Fictitious flag)
- Nationalist Spain
- Republican Spain
- Hungary
- Poland (next update)
- Ilaly (version n°1)
- Italy (version n°2)

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Re: Waffen Flag and Emblem

Post by elconfederado » Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:42 pm

Thank you bru888 and Terminator! I'll give it a shot.

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