Non official AFRIKA 43 Desert Maps Pack compatible for Steam, put the maps (.sga files) in PC/ Documents/ My Games/ Company of Heroes Relaunch/ WW2/ Scenarios...
WELCOME TO D-DAY JUNE 1944 & AFRIKA 43 ADD-ON FOR COMPANY OF HEROES BLITZKRIEG MOD ONLY by Justforfun1.
Strictly non political and for entertainment only, some historical art contents in this add-on may be forbidden in some countries such WWII emblems and insignias, be aware of that before installing this historical add-on to your game, respect your countries law policies.
D-Day June 1944 & Afrika 43 adding more contents to your COH Blitzkrieg Mod with WWII historical units and a new African battle mode, you will have now the choice to play the normal bk mod with/without historic contents, or play the north African battle mode with their real historical divisions.
°°°INSTALLATION PLEASE READ°°°
FIRST UNINSTALL COMPLETELY BLITZKRIEG MOD, check that the Blitzkrieg folder has been well removed from your computer by the Blitzkrieg uninstaller, sometimes its not the case and create errors, if its your case delete this folder MANUALLY (Program Files(86)-Steam-SteamApps-Common-Company of heroes Relaunch-Blitzkrieg folder) Then reinstall the latest BK version (v 220.127.116.11.) Moddb.com + the new Patch (v.18.104.22.168.) Moddb.com and of course to add Blitzkrieg Mod as non steam game/product in your Steam library game account Youtube.com , don't launch the game yet.
When the latest Blitzkrieg Mod + newest Patch is re-installed you can install Historical add-on from the Historical add-on installer, DON'T FORGET TO CLICK ON "CREATE SHORTCUT ICON" at the end of the installation when the installer will ask, then drag and drop this shortcut icon into your PC icons menu shortcuts, you will not need the normal BK launcher icon, only use the Historical launcher icon.
For the next Historical Add-on updates, just click on the last installer version thats all, the installer will overwrite old Historical Add-on files automatically, For Blitzkrieg updates just download them from the historical launcher.
***TEAM D-DAY JUNE 1944***
Justforfun1: Project Leader/Coder/Art/Realization.
D-DAY, June 1944 add-on is a complete cosmetic rework historically accurate for your Blitzkrieg Mod, the D-DAY add-on will give you access to the real combat units who fought in Normandy, all the fake uniforms, flags, symbols, icons, units portraits etc... are replaced by the real ones for a better game play experience, this Historical add-on is a visual/cosmetic change, your COH Blitzkrieg Mod game will remain untouched.
****The D-DAY JUNE 1944 add-on is FULLY ONLINE MULTIPLAYER COMPATIBLE, EVEN IF YOUR OPPONENT(s) DON'T HAVE THE ADD-ON INSTALLED TO HIS GAME, (The campaign mode is still not supported by Blitzkrieg Mod and by Historical add-on).
***TEAM AFRIKA 43***
Justforfun1: Project Leader/Coder/Art/Realization.
AFRIKA 43 add-on is a total Blitzkrieg Mod conversion on the 1940/43 desert war between the Axis Afrika Korps and the Commonwealth 8th Army to your COH Blitzkrieg Mod (2 factions in total, Afrika Korps+CW 8th Army), all units represented in this new historical add-on are historically accurate, new models, new command trees.
-1 unique command tree per Army, Afrika Korps/8th Army (3 same trees panels per Army as its not possible to keep only one panel), instead of the 3 doctrines normally present in COH, each army command tree got 16 possible upgrades & will give you access to Infantry/Tanks/Artillery regrouping the best of the best materials existing per Army, the Arty units will be reached only at the end of armies command trees.
NEW MODELS CREDITS: Panzer III model by BurroDiablo anim by Walki (Eastern Front Mod) - French "Képi" by Don_Durandal (Leader of TGW 1918 Mod) - Axis desert helmets, Arab wear, Aussie hat, officer cap by Halftrack (Leader of the BotB Mod) anim by BurtonDrummerNY - Hurricane II-C & 6lb AT gun muzzle break by DMZ anim by Beefy - Beretta MP38 and Carcano rifles by Jorge2125 - Crusaders tanks by Aidas2, UV/Texture by Chopin, Anim/OE by Darkbladecr Skinswapper by Jagdpanther - Panzer II by Tiger205 - Commando beanies by Gary Childress, 3d & Skins by serg_codmod (Kreta Mod leader) - JU-52 by MrScruffs R.I.P. anim by Tankdestroyer - Sdkfz 231 by Adiya, anim by Elipirelli - Some Desert skin textures by VanAdrian/Halftrack/Rain - New Fx/Tracers by VanAdrian - Blitzkrieg Mod by XALIBUR & his team All models & skins from Blitzkrieg Mod by their respective owners.
Translations: Chinese by juaxiaoyin - Russian by Egorka94g - Spanish by Dartbone (Leader of EaW Mod) - Italian by gigiilmatto.
I want to thanks personally Dartbone, VanAdrian, DMZ, Halftrack, BurroDiablo, Aidas2, Don_Durandal, serg_codmod, you guys rock! and of course Xalibur creator of Blitzkrieg mod, thank you all of you!
AFRIKA 43 is online compatible IF players have AFRIKA 43 as well in their Blitzkrieg Mod.
By PayPal at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org and want to pay us a beer! thank you all.
THE NEW HISTORICAL ADD-ON FIRST UPDATE v1.1 DOWNLOAD IS AVAILABLE! (May/8/2015)
*If your maps are working and are fun to play (with no lag) they will be included and credited with your permission in the next Afrika 43 official maps release.
D-DAY JUNE 1944 HISTORICAL ADD-ON VIDEOS:
AFRIKA 43 HISTORICAL ADD-ON VIDEO:
(By Tiger1996) Youtube.com
COH STEAM TIPS & FIX
-Installation procedure in video by Mr Awesome: Youtube.com
-For peoples who can't downloads files from the GameFront website (blocked in some countries) check that: Youtube.com
-How to get native factions voices: Forums.relicnews.com
-Don't forget from time to time to empty you COH LogFiles (PC/Documents/My Games/Company Of Heroes Relaunch/LogFiles) A lot of Gigas are taking from those files and sometimes do creates errors.
-From time to time verify your game integrity cache: Youtube.com to prevent having missing textures, Warning: this will delete your customs units "native" speeches sounds by replacing them by the original COH ones.
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