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by Cat Leon
2021-01-09 13:07, Saturday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Fitzmarcel wrote:
2021-01-05 23:00, Tuesday
edit the color of the uniform to be more "kaki/brown"
How did you change the uniform color (by hands or using some special trick)? ;)
by Cat Leon
2021-01-06 10:24, Wednesday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 109
Views: 6796

Re: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)

I thought that planes can always be deployed only near airfields but it works this way if you buy a plane after scenario already started! In campaigns a planes can be deployed in any of the deploy hexes before scenario starting... :drink
by Cat Leon
2021-01-06 07:25, Wednesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Your icons look nice but most of them duplicate existing icons which also look good (I'm talking primarily about icons of infantry class). So I don't think existing icons need to be replaced! :notsure It would be possible to add your icons as alternative ones but Csaba usually doesn't do this becaus...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-29 09:18, Tuesday
Forum: Equipment Files
Topic: OPENAK Efile
Replies: 18
Views: 1714

Re: OPENAK Efile

It's not only the unit names, but also city names in maps Yes, for example we have to write 'B zh eziny' instead of polish 'B rz eziny' if we want to adapt this to the English ear but what will say the Poles! :) For many weeks i am thinking about the polish letter ł now and if i can replace it with...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-28 09:53, Monday
Forum: Equipment Files
Topic: OPENAK Efile
Replies: 18
Views: 1714

Re: OPENAK Efile

:howdy Again about national names... As you know, AK and some other E-files use national names which add a certain flavour to the game. Some of these names are familiar and understandable others are not but this problem can be solved in OG using EQUIP.TXT2 (description in English). However there is ...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-17 13:51, Thursday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

1. It doesn't matter what names you use for your new icons but if you put the link to the icons intended for replacing some old icons then you must use the old names. Otherwise, no one can understand if these replacements are correct or not! Do you understand what I am talking about? :phew 2. What a...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-16 10:53, Wednesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Very Interesting info, thanks! :notworthy As for old icons replacing. Some icons from Replace old icons.zip have the IDs of appropriate old icons (that is correct) while other icons still have "CA..." IDs. I think the list should look like this: BN157.png BNE02.png BNH70_CA034.png (it means you have...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-15 13:15, Tuesday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 109
Views: 6796

Re: Maximum Number of Units

I see you love to "philosophize"! :) What is the maximum number of units for each side in PGF scenario? Practically unlimited... :) In any case, undefined ! I have asked because I decided to remember "my youth" and finally complete some scenarios for my unfinished ETO Efile. Particularly, Kursk scen...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-15 08:10, Tuesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

:howdy Interesting video but it doesn't refute the info from Osprey. Starting with 1912 the images of early uniform show two variants of uniform: summer (khaki) and winter (blue)! There is no need to entirely quote a big posts - it clutters the forum...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-14 05:07, Monday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

By the way, GMT Infantry in 1920s actually is wearing blue uniform Are you sure? :notsure Here is some info from "Osprey, Men at Arms 306. Chinese Civil War Armies 1911-49". Nationalist Uniforms 1920-28 In 1922 a new uniform was designed for the Kuomintang Army. It was described in the press as the...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-12 12:52, Saturday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Are you use "IconsTool" with suitable filter to see obsolete Chinese icons? Pay attention to these icons: JK451 and LE918-LE921 (WW1 / WW2 Chinese Nationalist) - inf in peaked caps. It would be nice to make the icons replacing them as well! I'll check all replacements tomorrow...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-11 15:25, Friday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 109
Views: 6796

Re: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)

What is the maximum number of units for each side in PGF scenario?
by Cat Leon
2020-12-11 11:52, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

BTW. Making the icons is only half of work. You also have to make their description according to the OpenIcons.csv format! And I remind also that OpenIcons currently contains many old-style chinese icons which should be replaced with the new ones. To do this you have to use the IDs of these old-styl...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-11 04:54, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

:howdy WW2 Japanese Army from 1939-1945. In those icons I added Type 100 SMG and Type 96 LMG as the new weapons Yes, but some icons actually duplicate Japanese icons already present in OpenIcons! Did you already sent an icons to Csaba? I'm sure Csaba will say that he doesn't see any point in having ...
by Cat Leon
2020-12-01 07:35, Tuesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Well, the number attached to each Icon actually is not the icon ID, all those icons will have a real ID soon, maybe you guys could help me. See my post above! P. S. I shall try my best to make icons which respect the true history, so according to funny history in China, each side of the military po...
by Cat Leon
2020-11-29 17:01, Sunday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Appetite comes with eating! :) You didn't mention Recon Infantry (x2). ;) Although it is not necessary to make all these icons for all factions (cavalry not needed for US Equiped KMT as an example). BTW: I have included all these necessary icons in my Chinese icons set (without splitting into factio...
by Cat Leon
2020-11-29 06:48, Sunday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

:howdy I don't think we should have two batches of Chinese icons in OpenIcons. Icons of "2020yy" will be quite enough, IMHO! To "2020yy". 1. As for icons designation. I see you use six-character IDs for Soviet Equiped and US Equiped KMT icons (like CAS001 or CAA001). I remind that only five-characte...
by Cat Leon
2020-11-26 06:46, Thursday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Nice icons! Just small remark. KMT cavalry wore yellow collar patches while the engineers wore white ones. The pink color for military police is correct! I also made many chinese icons some time ago https://cloud.mail.ru/public/Utbx/26abRAoxv/ but I didn't send them to Csaba as well as some other ic...
by Cat Leon
2020-11-25 08:45, Wednesday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 109
Views: 6796

Re: My Key Takes...

HexCode wrote:
2020-11-25 06:19, Wednesday
FPGE's last developer / programmer of record "publicly" released his final editor package Version 0.7.5.10543
What 10543 mean? Is it same version as version 0.7.5 modified by Wino? :notsure
by Cat Leon
2020-11-21 07:50, Saturday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 109
Views: 6796

Re: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)

There are several interesting lines in scenario file : Max Unit Strength Max Unit Experience Allies Move First Hidden scenario FPG editor always adds "Max Unit Strength 15" and "Max Unit Experience 599" but i can only change them by hands. As for "Allies Move First 1", I can only add this line by ha...
by Cat Leon
2020-11-20 18:49, Friday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 109
Views: 6796

Re: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)

Radoye wrote:
2020-11-20 14:26, Friday
but in the past Rudankort routinely refused to do so citing the terms of his contract
Sounds like an excuse to me! ;) I think he just lost interest in PGF...
by Cat Leon
2020-11-20 08:48, Friday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 109
Views: 6796

Re: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)

:howdy And yet, what if you ask Rodankort to fix this small glitch if you are still in contact with him. I don’t think that small fixing of an old EXE file is the breach of contract ...especially since no one will know about it! It's a hour's work for him, IMHO... Another question. Is there any way ...
by Cat Leon
2020-11-19 09:29, Thursday
Forum: PG Forever Forum
Topic: PGF: "Ephemeral" Posts (ask questions or comment here)
Replies: 109
Views: 6796

stackicn.bmp issue

The small icon of aircraft-carrier for "Axis" is missing in stackicn.bmp! :-? As a result, we see a small truck instead of carrier in the game. It's clear that both Allies and Axis should have an small icons for same unit classes! I don’t understand why the developers of PGF didn’t think about this ...
by Cat Leon
2020-08-27 11:45, Thursday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

:howdy This issue not only with CL075. Same for CL074 and CL076. That's a really strange decision! But I use FX004 instead CL074 for 2.8 sPzB41, TDK51 instead CL075 for 7.5 LG40 and FX003 instead CL076 for 10.5 LG42. So I'm not really worried about that! As for your RA030 icon. The issue really exis...
by Cat Leon
2020-03-15 06:23, Sunday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

if you compare the latest german le* icons (grenadiere) i made from templates, you can see how much mistakes came from the copy-paste. Well! What are the differences between my LE262 and your LE262 icon? Same icons but your icon is made in greenish camouflage. But You could just change the year in ...
by Cat Leon
2020-03-14 09:49, Saturday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

i already wrote it, but copy+paste is accepted only for those nations, which have no template, so it's a bit time consuming adding new icons, i'm working on it Well! But what if I want to add paratroopers who are absent in the templates! So if even we have the templates for some country, it doesn't...
by Cat Leon
2020-03-13 08:29, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

* Scanning New OpenIcons (dat+keep) and Previous OpenIcons (dat+keep) ... LEC41 (real in OpenIcons) ... not in OpenIcons (dat+keep) LEC44 (real in OpenIcons) ... not in OpenIcons (dat+keep) LED38 (real in OpenIcons) ... not in OpenIcons (dat+keep) LED39 (real in OpenIcons) ... not in OpenIcons (dat+...
by Cat Leon
2020-03-13 06:57, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

:dunno but I will try to find out it using the "Icons" tool! As for Norwegian icons - not only infantry. BTW, now I reworked most of them and added some new icons to completely replace old icons (except a pack animals). Actually, Norwegian icons are quite difficult for icons maker. The problem is a ...
by Cat Leon
2020-03-10 09:36, Tuesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Anyway I don't like this idea. :disgust Then I will have to rename a lot of my new icons and this will surely lead to the confusion and errors! Besides, we will not be able to find out who actually is the author of icons. :notsure So I would like to keep "LExxx" ID for my icons...
by Cat Leon
2020-03-10 06:30, Tuesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

but what's now? i just dl-ed the five zip files made by you, should i ignore them? No, but I have corrected some icons I sent you (including some Norwegian icons)! I'll just send you the corrected icons (including some your and JuanKar icons with small glitches) as separate batch. These corrected i...
by Cat Leon
2020-03-08 09:04, Sunday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

:howdy Csaba, it's good you didn't include my icons I sent you because some of them were fixed after that! ;) I'll send you the corrected icons (including some your and JuanKar icons with small glitches) as separate batch to avoid the confusion. Please don't use the icons that I uploaded here for ac...
by Cat Leon
2020-03-02 13:40, Monday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

:phew Some KMT icons are corrected. I have also made the icons of communist forces (summer and winter uniform) and added "Gansidui" (Suicide squad) KMT icons (LEG08 - summer, LEG09 - winter). These men armed with grenades, "dadao" sword and rifle. See respective folders in the same link https://clou...
by Cat Leon
2020-02-26 09:00, Wednesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: Campaigns: compulsory upgrade of core units!
Replies: 9
Views: 1536

Re: Campaigns: compulsory upgrade of core units!

:howdy I think this should work as I want! It would be nice to test it.
by Cat Leon
2020-02-21 11:06, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Chinese (KMT) icons in "winter"uniform of blue color are added! See the link above (China KMT - winter, China KMT in the twenties - winter folders).
by Cat Leon
2020-02-09 08:33, Sunday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

I have uploaded more LE icons for acquaintance ("add" means addition). Most of them but not all were sent to Csaba.
https://cloud.mail.ru/public/qjyS/4immyQP5r
:phew
by Cat Leon
2020-02-07 13:52, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Some Chinese (KMT) icons added (see the link above):
Motorcyclists (x1)
Motorcyclists (x3)
AT Infantry + bazooka (x3)
AT Infantry + bazooka +BAR (x3)
AT Infantry + bazooka (x2)
Light Infantry + field kepi (x2)
Light Infantry + german helmet (x2)
by Cat Leon
2020-02-07 05:26, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Ok! with blue helmets :notsure Why blue? As for AT rifles. Only Chinese troops in Burma re-equipped by British (Y Force) could have Boys anti-tank rifles. IMHO: the icons depicting these Chinese troops should be based on UK icons (sand uniform). Another Chinese AT infantry should be armed with bazoo...
by Cat Leon
2020-02-06 12:28, Thursday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

:howdy Here is the link to the folder with China (KMT) icons for acquaintance (from about 1930 till the end of war including civil war)
https://cloud.mail.ru/public/qjyS/4immyQP5r
I'll probably add some more icons to replace the obsolete icons...
by Cat Leon
2020-02-02 05:29, Sunday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: Help with national names
Replies: 7
Views: 1204

Re: Help with national names

Belgium - If using Dutch terminology for units: Verkenners. If using French terminology for units: Voltigeurs. Netherlands - Verkenners. Doc,I think it is your answer. But you probably by mistake edited my post and deleted the list of countries... :) Voltigeurs... Oh, well-known name! It means the ...
by Cat Leon
2020-02-01 06:09, Saturday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: Help with national names
Replies: 7
Views: 1204

Help with national names

Who can help with national names for "Scout Infantry (Scout Infantry x2)" icons ? Belgium Netherlands Norway Poland Hungary Romania Bulgaria Serbia Croatia Slovakia Czechia Greece Lithuania Latvia Estonia China Ethiopia Thailand Indonesia Turkey Iraq Iran The respective names for another countries a...
by Cat Leon
2020-01-30 13:33, Thursday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

Actually two Chinese icons you see depict not a soldiers of Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist Army but soldiers of Wang Jingwei's collaborationist Chinese Army (Nanjing)! :wink The point is that before 1940 uniforms of the puppet armies in China were as diverse as the armies themselves, with a motley as...
by Cat Leon
2020-01-27 10:37, Monday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

What is the best way to depict Manchukuo and Kuomintang badges on cap and helmet? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/85/Manchukuo_star.svg/100px-Manchukuo_star.svg.png https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a1/Emblem_of_the_Kuomintang.svg/180px-Emblem_of_the_Kuomi...
by Cat Leon
2020-01-16 08:46, Thursday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: Campaigns: compulsory upgrade of core units!
Replies: 9
Views: 1536

Re: Campaigns: compulsory upgrade of core units!

As I said the compulsory (mandatory or obligatory as you more like) upgrade can work optionally! It's possible to use "compulsory_upgrade" as generic variable in the respective scn_name.cfg file. If campaign maker wants to use this feature, he has to set compulsory_upgrade=1 and provide some additio...
by Cat Leon
2020-01-15 11:53, Wednesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

It's all because of me. :doh I sent more than 200 icons (47 Dutch icons, BTW) in a short time... Csaba is overflowed! ;)
by Cat Leon
2020-01-15 06:40, Wednesday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: Campaigns: compulsory upgrade of core units!
Replies: 9
Views: 1536

Campaigns: compulsory upgrade of core units!

:howdy To provide more realism for some campaigns I suggest introducing compulsory upgrade of core units in campaigns before deploying core units on a map! How should it work? Every time when you want to deploy any of your core units on a map in a scenario, OpenGen.exe checks unit expiration date. I...
by Cat Leon
2020-01-10 05:47, Friday
Forum: Designers’ Corner
Topic: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!
Replies: 123
Views: 10869

Re: ICONS: How to make them - Reserve your icon ID letters - Report new icons - Read first post!

BTW: Modern reconstruction of Dutch mariniers (Netherlands, 1940). I thought the uniform was completely of dark blue color... http://www.equipage-dedelft.nl/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Mariniers-1940-Maasbruggen-Rotterdam-Equipage-De-Delft-Koninklijke-Marine-Korps-Mariniers-re-enactment-meidagen-1...