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  • Waffen ss skins

    I've been meaning to put some effort and time into these models for a long time now, had a little spare time this morning so put in a little more detail, mainly on the ss badges, it still needs some work on the gaiters, but its almost done. So, if anyone who has the skills, or knows how to get new player characters in game would like to help me implement them as a mutator, I'll happily make a few more variants. Any interested parties please PM me. Thanks







    Last edited by Kaminski; 03-06-2013, 07:48 AM.

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    Well strangley enough, its a Nordland cuff title on the model, although it could be anything we want, also, I've tried to make these look late war rather than 1942. I think Nordland division was some kind of descendent from Viking division, some connection anyway, I'm not too sure.

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    • #3
      Some SS-Totenkopf ones would be awesome too. You'd just need to redo the cuff title and steal the skull insignias of the tank crewman skins.

      Hell, you could make Grossdeutschland skins also. You'd just need the GD on the shoulder boards and the Grossdeutschland cuff title and stick them on the vanilla Wehrmacht skins. If I knew how to skins I would totally do this. Are there any tutorials out there?
      Last edited by Giuliano; 03-06-2013, 03:17 PM.
      [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/2GlNelD.png[/IMG]

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      • #4
        Well talking of Totenkopf insignia, I've had this M43 feldmutze, field cap, lying around my desk top for a long time, so I thought I'd texture it up too and see how it looks, here you go.



        Last edited by Kaminski; 03-06-2013, 04:58 PM.

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        • #5
          Totally awesome !!!!!!!! <3 I've always waited for someone to do some SS skins
          Last edited by ltpato; 03-07-2013, 02:12 AM.
          [IMG]http://i47.tinypic.com/sw2xpv.jpg[/IMG]

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          • #6
            Now we just need these skins up against US soldiers once RS comes out, for some western front action.
            Last edited by AussiePariah; 03-07-2013, 02:48 AM. Reason: wrong

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            • #7
              You should make version without cuff titles for modders, after all they werent so common.

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              • #8
                Last one for a while got Grabenkrieg stuff to make, here's a varient with the iconic waffen ss smock. Still not quite finished, but its getting there!

                Last edited by Kaminski; 03-07-2013, 07:12 AM.

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                • #9
                  I think the M43 Feldm

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                  • #10
                    Technically, the SS are as well but the custom maps more than make up for that.
                    [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/2GlNelD.png[/IMG]

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                    • #11
                      You could use the tank crew man hat and just retexture it with field grey. The Wehrmacht and SS wore them when there was no specific order to wear a stahlhelm. So some tough guys were fighting with it.
                      [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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                      • #12
                        Thanks for the ideas guys, I'm not trying to make early war models here though, these are meant to be mid to late war looking. The good news is that I've had an offer of help to get these in game, so a mutator may not be too long away. However, the first model will be a real simple one using the TW wireframes and just a new texture with minimal modelling on my part, I'll let you know how things go over the next few days.

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                        • #13
                          I would love you forever if I you found a way to get them into the game <3
                          [IMG]http://i47.tinypic.com/sw2xpv.jpg[/IMG]

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                          • #14
                            Is there a way to limit the skins to certain maps? I remember in RO1 when you downloaded a map the skins came along with it.
                            [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/2GlNelD.png[/IMG]

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Giuliano View Post
                              Is there a way to limit the skins to certain maps? I remember in RO1 when you downloaded a map the skins came along with it.
                              Most likely they will be a new class/role.

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