So, it seems I'm at a bit of a roadblock.
The N44 Team has lost Zupadupadude as it's main skinner, as he has lost motivation to modify CoH1. We will surely miss his ability to whip up new artwork and lovely skins for all those pretty models.
This means that we are essentially without a skinner, and thus no new skins, or unit icons, or unit portraits, all of that is out the window.
At this point most are migrating over to CoH2 for modding, Although they have not officially given the proper permissions and tools to allow for modding to begin in a meaningful way.
Since it seems like almost every other individual is uninterested in this project, I will realign my goals for a more logical, and achievable objective. I can code, and I will do just that. My goal will be to reorganize and rebuild the modification, as it was before.
Having said this, I will most likely limit myself to bugfixing and tweaking that particular release candidate after it's release, as there is simply not enough shared interest by the rest of the "Team" if it's even that at this point to continue with bigger and better ideas.
I have no intention of simply letting the mod die in it's very ugly, and unfinished state. Regular work on this modification will continue, by myself, until modding tools for Company of Heroes 2 have been released (In such a way that I can utilize them, such as Corsix Mod Studio for CoH1).
After that point, I will most likely stick to strictly bugfixing on the CoH1 iteration. I will move most of my focus towards Company of Heroes 2 modding, and I will attempt to offer a more realistic and historical experience there.
A major part of the reasoning behind moving to CoH2 is not just because it looks shinier, or it does this, or that. I'm personally indifferent to all of it. But it seems the only way I can continually get support for skins, models, and a large variety of content that I simply cannot get for CoH1 is to simply migrate to where the "Action" is, per say.
If I reach the point of a stable RC, I will most likely roam around the CoHverse looking for some other saps mod to leech onto. Anywho, thanks for all the support and I'll get something out at somepoint for all of you.