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Re: Different skins

Post by Erik2 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:44 am

With the profileration of new quality skins available I have a question to the devs.

It would be useful to be able to add skins to a scenario or campaign folder and then add these skins to on-map or spawned units, player- or AI-owned.
These could really add immersion to scenarios and campaigns.

Skins should be expanded to air and naval units as well. The various camos changed quite a bit during the war, also for these units.

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Re: Different skins

Post by kondi754 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:45 am

Erik2 wrote:With the profileration of new quality skins available I have a question to the devs.

It would be useful to be able to add skins to a scenario or campaign folder and then add these skins to on-map or spawned units, player- or AI-owned.
These could really add immersion to scenarios and campaigns.

Skins should be expanded to air and naval units as well. The various camos changed quite a bit during the war, also for these units.
+1

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Re: Different skins

Post by nono hard et heavy » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:02 am

This is 2 skins with a not historic camouflage. First is early desert camo, second is early camo 39/40
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Re: Different skins

Post by nono hard et heavy » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:17 am

Erik2 wrote:With the profileration of new quality skins available I have a question to the devs.

It would be useful to be able to add skins to a scenario or campaign folder and then add these skins to on-map or spawned units, player- or AI-owned.
These could really add immersion to scenarios and campaigns.

Skins should be expanded to air and naval units as well. The various camos changed quite a bit during the war, also for these units.
Hello Erik. I agree with you.

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Re: Different skins

Post by nono hard et heavy » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:54 am

I discovered that there is a limit of 23 skins not to be exceeded. Another skins here : standardized desert camo 41 and standardized desert camo 42. Here is the result
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Re: Different skins

Post by kondi754 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:02 pm

@nono (I hope I can address you that way :) :?: )
Very well-chosen colors.
I like your projects, maybe I would lighten German Early Camo 39/40 a bit. :wink:

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Re: Different skins

Post by terminator » Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:01 pm

nono hard et heavy wrote:I discovered that there is a limit of 23 skins not to be exceeded.
I think that there is no limit with the number of skins. I have actually 84 active skins :!:
Be carefull with the name. Do not use the caracter "_" in the name. Ex "german_22_land_germany.png" does not work.

Your skin german_22 is too dark.

-Your original "german_22" skin :
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-Your "german_22" skin with brightness +20 (Paint.net) :
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-Your "german_22" skin with brightness +30 (Paint.net) (maybe the best ?):
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Re: Different skins

Post by kondi754 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:49 pm

Viking PzRgt orange camo darker (for Terminator :wink: )
Vehicles on the both sides left for comparison
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Re: Different skins

Post by Navman2854 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:09 pm

kondi754 wrote:
Navman2854 wrote:
kondi754 wrote:Summer '44 eastern front next camos.
1. green - 7th kompanie, II. Abteilung, 5th SS-PzRgt, 5th SS-Viking Panzer Div., eastern outskirts of Warsaw, early August 1944
2. orange - an unidentified unit from the 5th SS-PzRgt, 5th SS-Viking Panzer Div., Warsaw surroundings, August 1944
The Viking division destroyed 107 Soviet tanks, for the price of 6 own tanks lost during the battles in Poland in early August 1944

Green, definitely green :mrgreen:
and now?
I corrected this camouflage (compare with the original :wink: )
I was just saying that if there was a choice between the green or the orange, I would definitely vote green. Just not crazy about the orange :shock: But kudos still for all the work you put in :!: :!: :!:

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Re: Different skins

Post by nono hard et heavy » Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:00 pm

For terminator. I find how to modify brightness. I've downloaded Paint.net. Thanks for the solution. I show you an image who explain my limitation of skins : 23/23
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Re: Different skins

Post by terminator » Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:25 pm

nono hard et heavy wrote:For terminator. I find how to modify brightness. I've downloaded Paint.net. Thanks for the solution. I show you an image who explain my limitation of skins : 23/23
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Do not use the caracter "_" in the name. Ex "german_22_land_germany.png" does not work but "german22_land_germany.png" works :!:

84 skins :!: (In reality many tests)
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Re: Different skins

Post by terminator » Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:27 pm

kondi754 wrote:Viking PzRgt orange camo darker (for Terminator :wink: )
Vehicles on the both sides left for comparison
Perfect orange camo ! (darker is better :!: )

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Re: Different skins

Post by nono hard et heavy » Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:39 pm

terminator wrote:
nono hard et heavy wrote:For terminator. I find how to modify brightness. I've downloaded Paint.net. Thanks for the solution. I show you an image who explain my limitation of skins : 23/23
$matches[2]
Do not use the caracter "_" in the name. Ex "german_22_land_germany.png" does not work but "german22_land_germany.png" works :!:

84 skins :!: (In reality many tests)
Skins(84).png
You're right my fiend (if I can call you so). When the game and the answer are in English, it's very difficult to me. But, i try your solution and great, it's work. Thanks for all.

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Re: Different skins

Post by Navman2854 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:21 pm

kondi754 wrote:
Erik2 wrote:With the profileration of new quality skins available I have a question to the devs.

It would be useful to be able to add skins to a scenario or campaign folder and then add these skins to on-map or spawned units, player- or AI-owned.
These could really add immersion to scenarios and campaigns.

Skins should be expanded to air and naval units as well. The various camos changed quite a bit during the war, also for these units.
+1
+2

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Re: Different skins

Post by Carius » Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:59 pm

Need some Italian patterns.

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Re: Different skins

Post by 13obo » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:02 pm

Are all of these historical camouflages or are you experimenting now, kondi? There are so many, it feels like every tank was painted different colour in ww2!

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Re: Different skins

Post by nono hard et heavy » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:07 pm

Carius wrote:Need some Italian patterns.
Hello. Answer to my question by Kondi : Camo for Italians doesn't work, aircraft and warships - the game designers didn't foresee the use of camouflage (only land vehicles and guns), at least for this moment. Also, infantry units don't have the possibility to change uniforms. Wait.

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Re: Different skins

Post by kondi754 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:25 pm

13obo wrote:Are all of these historical camouflages or are you experimenting now, kondi? There are so many, it feels like every tank was painted different colour in ww2!
I try to make my camouflages as compatible as possible with the historical ones.
While creating them, I'm based on real ones, I think that another path doesn't make sense.
When it comes to German painting of vehicles, it was very modest until 1942.
The real development of camouflages is the battle of Kursk.
As part of one large tactical unit, which is a division or even an armored regiment, the variety of camouflage was enormous.
It can be said that each company had its own painting.
The truth is also that other patterns were painted on artillery units vehicles and guns, so here's a bit simplified. :wink:

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Re: Different skins

Post by terminator » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:42 pm

Ferdinand N°150100
The last one Ferdinand: the Ferdinand N°150100 Niebelungen
The vehicle always carries its rust-proofing red livery and was covered by the workers of the factory of grafitis in the chalk.
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Re: Different skins

Post by kondi754 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:45 pm

Example:
camo used by German on Italian front
1st battalion (abteilung), 4th Pz-Rgt, Italy, May-June 1944
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