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Old 09-14-2019, 11:20 AM   #1
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Support Modern Hospital Ship (Wilhelm Gustloff)

Hi everyone!
I'm glad to release a new unit: a ww2 modern design hospital ship based on german cruise ships "Wilhelm Gustloff" \ "Robert Ley":



This is a reworked version of original "Wilhelm Gustloff" by AOTD_MadMax (2007), reproportioned, with light effects, 3d details, 3d stairs and railings, reworked textures, correct number of lifeboats, new cranes, working searchlights, reworked .zon and .sil files...





This is not a 100% correct Wilhelm Gustloff model. This is intended to act as a generic modern ocean liner \ cruise ship (single funnel, 2 masts) converted to hospital ship during ww2. That's why i've added also 3d red crosses on ship's side and other details.

d\l link: http://s000.tinyupload.com/?file_id=...57409134244404

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Old 09-14-2019, 01:40 PM   #2
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Old 09-14-2019, 06:13 PM   #3
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So nice! Thank you VonDos
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Old 09-14-2019, 06:28 PM   #4
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Oooohhhh, pretty... lit up at night even. Very good
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Thank you!
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Old 09-15-2019, 08:36 AM   #6
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@ VonDos

Out of curiosity: why do you call your unit "generic"? As far as I can judge from a quick visual comparison with pictures of the real Wilhelm Gustloff, if not 100% accurate, your and AOTD_MadMax's model resembles the German hospital ship quite closely.

...and since you reward this unit as a 'generic modern ocean liner', why didn't you provide it with a generic war-grey texture together with the hospital ship texture?
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...and since you reward this unit as a 'generic modern ocean liner', why didn't you provide it with a generic war-grey texture together with the hospital ship texture?
Let me answer.
How do you imagine this ship in the neutral part and the opposite side of the AXIS?
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Old 09-16-2019, 04:53 AM   #8
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@ VonDos
Out of curiosity: why do you call your unit "generic"? As far as I can judge from a quick visual comparison with pictures of the real Wilhelm Gustloff, if not 100% accurate, your and AOTD_MadMax's model resembles the German hospital ship quite closely.
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Let me answer.
How do you imagine this ship in the neutral part and the opposite side of the AXIS?

Well, if you assign a unit to "Red Cross" roster, this ship will be spawned in all hospital ship's route. Red Cross units will not serve as a Allied or Axis unit, so this can create a paradox like a soviet Wilhelm Gustloff, or a british one.


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...and since you reward this unit as a 'generic modern ocean liner', why didn't you provide it with a generic war-grey texture together with the hospital ship texture?
Are you serious?
Do you know how much time will this require to me, for create a realistic troop transport\floating barrack unit with a semi historically accurate A\A with supports, a gray skin, to add rafts and extra lifeboats...




(Image taken from web, just a reference)

Just kidding. Not more than one hour using modular parts taken from previous units

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We will wait " Wilhelm Gustloff"
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