How to get minor Axis country units in my core in GC?

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Kasperlzhang
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How to get minor Axis country units in my core in GC?

Post by Kasperlzhang » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:21 am

Like you can have Italian units in Afrika Korps?

Is there any mod that does the trick? Or can I just edit some files?

I'd kill to have a few Bersaglieri or Finnish Jager in my core.

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Re: How to get minor Axis country units in my core in GC?

Post by turn4441 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:42 pm

I'm not sure, but I would guess you'd need to use the scenario editor to have them (Italy and Finland) listed as included nations in the scenario you want to play unless they are limited to a specific theatre or unavailable for purchase because of the equipment file. Then you'd need to edit that. If you don't get a better or quick response here, try posting in the scenario design section of the forum.

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Re: How to get minor Axis country units in my core in GC?

Post by turn4441 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:40 pm

Never mind, I did a bit of testing and that doesn't work. With that method, you can see them listed but they are unavailable for purchase. However, all you need to do to add them to your core is to change their flag value in the equipment file to '0' which is the value for Germany. Italy's value is '5' and Finnish units are '32'. Change to '0' and they will be available for purchase in German campaigns. However, this would likely make them unavailable in some scenarios that they are supposed to be in as auxiliary troops. Possibly adding a duplicate line for each unit in the equipment file, one with the '0' flag value and one with their usual value would take care of that issue?

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Re: How to get minor Axis country units in my core in GC?

Post by proline » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:22 pm

You don't. You can have Italians in your corps in Africa by buying them the usual way. All other campaigns restrict you to buying the nation you are playing.

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Re: How to get minor Axis country units in my core in GC?

Post by dalfrede » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:57 pm

One must edit the campaign file, to add the allied nations.

From the main campaign.pzdat:
# Name 'Label in campaign path' 'Description' 'Side' 'Nation' 'Starting prestige' 'Display name'
D-Day 20 IDS_CAMPAIGN_DESCRIPTION_AC6 1 1,2 8000 IDS_CAMPAIGN_NAME_AC6

The 1,2 puts both UK and US units into the campaign.

nikivdd has posts in the Scenario Design sub forum that discuss this issue.
Panzer Corps : Scenario Design is the best place to get answers to this kind question.

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Re: How to get minor Axis country units in my core in GC?

Post by Kasperlzhang » Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:18 am

dalfrede wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:57 pm
One must edit the campaign file, to add the allied nations.

From the main campaign.pzdat:
# Name 'Label in campaign path' 'Description' 'Side' 'Nation' 'Starting prestige' 'Display name'
D-Day 20 IDS_CAMPAIGN_DESCRIPTION_AC6 1 1,2 8000 IDS_CAMPAIGN_NAME_AC6

The 1,2 puts both UK and US units into the campaign.

nikivdd has posts in the Scenario Design sub forum that discuss this issue.
Panzer Corps : Scenario Design is the best place to get answers to this kind question.
Thanks to you all for your quick answers!

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