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Old 05-19-2021, 10:45 AM   #1
GrenSo
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Default U-51 and historically correct U-69 Tower Emblem for TWoS

Hi,

today I released a merge of my two graphic mods U-51 tower skin "Atje and Bambo" (https://www.subsim.com/radioroom/dow...o=file&id=5757) and historically correct tower skin of U-69 (https://www.subsim.com/radioroom/dow...o=file&id=5871) for TWoS v2.2.24.

U-51 tower skin "Atje and Bambo" is in this release not an exchange of a present skin. It is a new one to choise in upgrade menu of Type VIIB. The emblem "Atje and Bambo" can be also used just as tower emblem only.

The download can be found here: https://www.subsim.com/radioroom/dow...o=file&id=5876

I change next the skin the following files and add this lines:

data\UPCDataGE\UPCLocalization\upclocalization.tsr
 

Code:
 UpackCoating13-Notes=*edit of flag colors by GrenSo in May 2021

UpackCoating17-Name=U-51-Atje and Bambo - by GrenSo
UpackCoating17-Info=*works only for Enlarged typ VIIB Conning Tower and Type VIIB Tower Version II||Commanders(s):|Kptlt. Ernst-Günter Heinicke 6 Aug. 1938 - Aug. 1939|Kptlt. Dietrich Knorr 15 Jan 1940 - 20 Aug. 1940|Laid Down: 26 Feb 1937 - F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel|Commissioned: 10 Aug. 1940|Fate: Sunk on 20 Aug, 1940 in the Bay of Biscay, in position 47.06N, 04.51W by a torpedo from the British submarine HMS Cachalot. 43 dead no survivors.
UpackCoating17-Notes=7th Flottille: 6 Aug. 1939 - 20 Aug. 1940|Career considted of 4 Patrol.


UpackEmblem6-Name=Atje and Bambo (U-51)

data\UPCDataGE\UPCUnitsData\UpgradePacks.upc
 

Code:
[UpgradePack 227];                                                U-51
 ID= UpackCoatingVIIBCamoD
NameDisplayable=UpackCoating17-Name
Info=UpackCoating17-Info
Notes=UpackCoating17-Notes
FunctionalType= UpFTypeCoating
UpgradePackSlotType= Type7BCoating
Type=NULL
ImageIndex=59
UnitUpgradePackIntervalOptionCurrent= NULL, NULL, 0
UnitUpgradePackIntervalOptions1=NULL, NULL, 400
IDLinkUpgradePackElements= EqpCoatCamoD
 TrackingID=1305


[UpgradePack 228];                                                U-51 Emblem only
ID= UpackEmblem6
NameDisplayable=UpackEmblem6-Name
Info=U-51 was a Type VIIB U-Boat
Notes=U-51 made 4 war patrols with the 7th Flotilla and sunk 6 ships for a total of 31,020 GRT. She was lost on 20 August 1940 in the Bay of Biscay west of St. Nazaire, in position 47.06N, 04.51W, by a torpedo from the British submarine HMS Cachalot. There were no survivors.| |mady by GrenSo
FunctionalType= UpFTypeEmblem
UpgradePackSlotType= UboatEmblems
Type=NULL
UnitUpgradePackIntervalOptionCurrent= NULL, NULL, 0
UnitUpgradePackIntervalOptions1=1939-09-01, NULL, 100
IDLinkUpgradePackElements= EqpEmblem6
TrackingID=1306

data\UPCDataGE\UPCUnitsData\Equipment.upc
 

Code:
 [Equipment 206]
ID=EqpEmblem6
NameDisplayable= Atje and Bambo (U-51)
FunctionalType= EqFTypeCoating
EquipmentInterval= NULL, NULL
EquipmentSlotType=NULL
ExternalLinkName3D=data\Textures\TNormal\tex\U-51.dds
Hitpoints= 10000
DamageDescription1= NULL,    0,    1,    0,    1,    1,    invulnerable,        0,    0,    NULL,    0,    1,    1

data\Menu\Pages\Page WeaponsAndSensors.ini
 

Code:
 @[G4E I26]
 Materials=60

 Mat 59=data/menu/skins/german/gui/upgrade/Uboat_7B_camo_d.dds
Crop 59=0,0.867188,0.390625,0.132813

@[G4E I41]
Materials=60

 Mat 59=data/menu/skins/german/gui/upgrade/Uboat_7B_camo_d.dds
 Crop 59=0,0,1,0.859375

At the moment I have to change only two things in future for U-51:
1. exception to use U-51 tower skin for standard tower of Type VIIB (without flag gun)
2. working preview image in upgrade window

I hope someone can help me to do this two things.











Changelog:
v1.0 - tower skin "Atje and Bambo" of U-51 for TWoS
v1.1 - add my mod of historically correct flags of Tower Emblem of U-69
v1.2 - add preview picture for U-51 in upgrade screen
v1.3 - add "Atje and Bambo" of U-51 as tower emblem only
v1.4 - extended explanation text of U-51 tower emblem only
Attached Images
File Type: jpg U-51.jpg (44.3 KB, 137 views)
File Type: jpg U-69.jpg (46.6 KB, 135 views)
File Type: jpg U-51_preview.jpg (22.1 KB, 124 views)
File Type: jpg U-51 Tower Emblem.jpg (66.1 KB, 116 views)
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Old 05-20-2021, 10:24 AM   #2
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Update to Version 1.2 released. 1st post updated
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Old 05-21-2021, 05:37 AM   #3
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Update to Version 1.3


1st post updated
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Old 05-22-2021, 06:18 AM   #4
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Update to Version 1.4


1st post updated
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Old 08-02-2021, 05:57 AM   #5
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I'm thinking about creating more historical submarine skins for TWoS, like U-407:





What is your opinion about this and is it worth the effort?
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Old 08-03-2021, 11:00 AM   #6
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Great work Grenso....love historical tower skins
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Old 08-05-2021, 09:55 AM   #7
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Very nice! More of this please!

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