Announcing you the North Africa Theater mod for Company Of Heroes. Company Of heroes: Afrika is a Total Conversation mod, that will bring North Africa to your game. Afrika mod will take you from the beaches and hedges of Normandy to the dreaded sands of North Africa. The mod not only brings in new environments, models and textures but also bug fixes, revamped weapons system to suit open desert warfare and a completely different, open desert tactics, where two world class generals clash together in an unforgiving battle over teritory and resources, who will win? You decide!

Features:

  • 2 Teams: Afrika Korps and Desert Rats
  • Damage system is like in coh but tweaked for longer range for balance and gameplay sake.
  • Italians included in the Afrika Korps team, not as a separate faction
  • New Doctrines
  • New maps, models and textures
  • Revamped weapons system and doctrines
  • New reward units
  • Bug fixes

Requires:

  • Company Of Heroes and Company Of Heroes Opposing Fronts and latest ( 2.602 ) patch installed.

Credits:

  • Aidas2 – Leader, Modeling and Coding
  • Asureka - Texturing
  • Adiya - Modeling and Texturing
  • Burton - Animations, Importing and Coding
  • Celestial – Coding
  • Chopin – Textures
  • Darkblade - Animations and Importing
  • DMZ - Animations, Importing and model edits
  • Eliwood – Animations, Importing and model edits
  • Loran Korn ( RIP ) – Various models
  • Halftrack – Model mixing and Textures
  • Playmobil – Maps
  • Serg_Codmod – Textures
  • Slayerknecht – Textures
  • Tank Destroyer – Animations, Importing and Coding
  • Tiger – Animations and Importing
  • Van Adrian - Model mixing and Textures

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9 comments by aidas2 on Aug 27th, 2012

Hello fans of the North African front,

It's that time of the month again. The time for an update!

It's been a long time since the last proper update, but it doesn't mean that we have stopped ( got stuck in the sand dunes ). This time we present you the American lend lease vehicles. The Sherman II, III and the M3 Grant.


Wikipedia wrote: The British Empire received 17,184 Sherman tanks under Lend-Lease, roughly 78% of all Shermans provided world wide under this program.

The first Shermans to see battle were M4A1s with the British Eighth Army at the Second Battle of El Alamein in October 1942. The tanks had been supplied in a hurry from the US which had removed them from their own units. They were then modified to British requirements and for desert conditions. Over 250, in 12 regiments, started the battle. They formed the "heavy squadrons" (16 tanks in each) of one brigade in each division of X Corps and some other squadrons of the other units taking part; the other heavy squadrons were still equipped with Grants and light squadrons were equipped with Crusader tanks. The Sherman's were still "outclassed" by the long gunned Panzer IV "Specials" but the British carried the battle though the Sherman units were largely out of the subsequent pursuit of the Germans. The Sherman was able to tackle enemy rearguards by using HE fired indirectly and the German Pak 50 anti-tank gun was only effective if it could engage the Sherman from the sides. More of the units in North Africa were converted to Shermans, though the infantry tank units retained their Churchills.


And for those who have missed the last sneaky updates, we have uploaded some in-game screenshots showing off the M3 Stuart, Halftrack, Crusader tanks, German troops, Halftrack and the Tiger tank in Playmobils first completely new map made for the mod.



Also a little sneak peak at what's coming ;)

For bigger images Right Click > View Image

Hope you enjoyed this update, keep tracking to not miss the next one!

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Rommel2010
Rommel2010 Apr 9 2014, 4:03pm says:

^Wann kommt der Mod oder wurde er aufgegeben?

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Стрелок
Стрелок Mar 22 2014, 4:16pm says: Online

Aidas2, I know you will see this comment, answer at least something. Enough to torment us!!! We do not know whether or not to wait for events.

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EasyCompanyofFrance
EasyCompanyofFrance Feb 27 2014, 4:41am says:

hi all
I see that "Afrika Mod" was the area of being a very good mod, so I have some questions if you do not mind.
For when the output of the mod?

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ofooscar
ofooscar Feb 23 2014, 11:23pm says:

esperando por este mod saludos amigos los felicito por el trabajo que estan haciendo

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Morrelle68
Morrelle68 Feb 19 2014, 10:09pm says:

If you can't commit any more time to this, maybe releasing it to the ones who do have the time. It's a crying shame that people start something and not finish. At least tell the masses you can't continue anymore so we don't have to keep coming here and wasting OUR time.

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Elizabeth_Lestrad
Elizabeth_Lestrad Mar 7 2014, 12:40am replied:

I'd agree with you, but things to tend to come up. Still, if they were going to quit working on it, it would have been more respectful towards their community (and look better for them) if they had explained that situations arose...or they couldn't get someone to do a specific task...whatever the case may be. But just going silent, I would agree, is rather bad form.

Still, falling off the world isn't nearly as heinous as a certain modder for the Dawn of War series who decided that he wasn't going to release his finished mod and pretty much flipped everyone (including the people on his team) the bird. Those of you who followed the mod, know who he is and of what mod I speak.

So that's probably why, while I am definitely irritated about this whole thing, I'm not going to hold too much of a grudge over it.

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ChickenNuget
ChickenNuget Jan 25 2014, 4:07pm says:

I hope this mod is not realy dead

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Sneblot
Sneblot Jan 21 2014, 7:08am says:

Having looked at the forums linked in the main discription this mod is possibly dead as the last comment on the thread is Feb 2013.

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