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UPDATE 18:25 AU time 08/04/2019 - Don't quite know what's going on with some of the uploads, seems to be some kind of cashing issue that prevents me re-uploading the failed uploads, even when trashed it treating the new upload the same as it is replacing, the fact that it uploads in seconds is a dead giveaway.

 

So like with the 05 skin for the Fw190D9, I have had to resort to substituting zipped versions of the affected files instead. As such bf109k4_skin_01 and bf109k4_skin_08 should now be good to go, but let do me know if there are any problems.

 

By the way has anybody else had familiar kind of problem with Mediafire?

 

G'day 

 

Was meant to be doing other things, but did these instead.

 

Pictured below is my previously released Default 4K K4 skin (K4 skin, that always makes me giggle), I have re-linked it in the following links for use as the game default, naturally the file will need to be renamed to "bf109k4.dds" in order for it to replace the existing default in the planes directory.

 

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Default (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues, now does not require renaming)

bf109k4_skin_01 (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues)

bf109k4_skin_02

bf109k4_skin_03

bf109k4_skin_04

bf109k4_skin_05

bf109k4_skin_06

bf109k4_skin_07

bf109k4_skin_08 (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues) (link to zipped file)

bf109k4_skin_09

bf109k4_skin_10

 

After yesterdays shenanigans, can the usual suspects let me know if their are any download issues.

 

 

Oh and remember to enable MODs in the Game - Setup!!

 

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As always enjoy.

 

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10 hours ago, Swing said:

Hi Spudkof ;)...Thanks for your works :good:...Problem of download with skins 01 and 08...:(

 

2 hours ago, Yankee_One said:

Hi Spudkopf,

 

only problems here is skin 8.

 

The others had no issues for me!

 

OK to play it safe both 01 and 08 have been replaced by zipped files.

 

Enjoy

 

 

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Working fine here, I down loaded earlier with no problems.

Do remember to shut down the viewer after you have installed the skins as sometimes it will show the standard skin even if you have put the Haken version into it.

Once you reopen the viewer it will show the haken version.

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3 hours ago, GucciGang_Gold_Leader said:

I just re-downloaded both skins and added them into the skins folder but somehow when I select these textures the game won't recognize and apply them ... All others work fine just skin 6 & 10 won't for some odd reason.

 

 

Well just to see for myself, I just down downloaded both skins 06 and 10 and put them into \IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Stalingrad\data\graphics\skins\bf109k4\ and...............

 

Bf109k4_skin_06 (listed as "White 5" in the selection screen)

 

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Bf109k4_skin_10 (listed as "White 6" in the selection screen)

 

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So sorry I'm not sure what's up with them not working for you?

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12 hours ago, spudkopf said:

 

 

Well just to see for myself, I just down downloaded both skins 06 and 10 and put them into \IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Stalingrad\data\graphics\skins\bf109k4\ and...............

 

Bf109k4_skin_06 (listed as "White 5" in the selection screen)

 

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Bf109k4_skin_10 (listed as "White 6" in the selection screen)

 

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So sorry I'm not sure what's up with them not working for you?

 

 

Yes, that's what it's supposed to look like but somehow all I get is this

 

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It's so weird and the first time it's ever happened to me..

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I'm having the same problem with the White 6 skin as GuccuGang. Also with the default skin even with the rename done. Like Gucci I've never come across this problem before either. Odd that all the other skins the haken shows up fine.

Follow-up: My apologies Spudkopf. I had failed to download the White 6 skin. It works! I've probably done something wrong on renaming the default skin too. Thank you for providing us with these historical skin fixes.

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8 hours ago, GucciGang_Gold_Leader said:

 

 

Yes, that's what it's supposed to look like but somehow all I get is this

 

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It's so weird and the first time it's ever happened to me..

 

Gucci that looks like the default skin.......

 

1 hour ago, trek said:

I'm having the same problem with the White 6 skin as GuccuGang. Also with the default skin even with the rename done. Like Gucci I've never come across this problem before either. Odd that all the other skins the haken shows up fine.

Follow-up: My apologies Spudkopf. I had failed to download the White 6 skin. It works! I've probably done something wrong on renaming the default skin too. Thank you for providing us with these historical skin fixes.

 

So just a thought, are you both sure you are placing the default skin into the correct place, remembering that the defaults live in different directory all together:

 

Default Skin = \1C Game Studios\IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Stalingrad\data\graphics\Planes\Bf109K4\Textures\Bf109K4.dds

 

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Follow-up: My apologies Spudkopf. I had failed to download the White 6 skin. It works! I've probably done something wrong on renaming the default skin too. Thank you for providing us with these historical skin fixes.

Thanks again Spudkopf. Yes I was putting the default skin in the wrong place. Obviously, I have my stupid cap on today. I think I will remove it now as I've done enough damage for one day.

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Just updated the links for the default skin (will no longer require renaming) a also for skins 01 & 08 (these are no longer zips), as usual please let me know if there are any download issues..

 

Cheers

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6 hours ago, GucciGang_Gold_Leader said:

I haven't put the skins into the default skin folder, but into the folder for additional skins:

 

\1C Game Studios\IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Stalingrad\data\graphics\Skins\Bf109K4\

 

All quite strange, so can you go into the skin viewer and in the dropdown can you see all the names and more specifically the names White 5 and White 6, which are skins 06 and 10 display names?

 

Next thing to do would be to delete my 06 and 10 skins from the skins directory and see if it reverts back to using the faux haken versions of White 5 and White 6 and not the game default (the one you have in your screen shot).

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11 hours ago, spudkopf said:

 

All quite strange, so can you go into the skin viewer and in the dropdown can you see all the names and more specifically the names White 5 and White 6, which are skins 06 and 10 display names?

 

Next thing to do would be to delete my 06 and 10 skins from the skins directory and see if it reverts back to using the faux haken versions of White 5 and White 6 and not the game default (the one you have in your screen shot).

In my first attempt I have renamed all skins to: Default_Weiße 5 and Default_Weiße 6 respectively (I've done the same thing with your D9 skins and all other K4 skins and there everything worked perfectly) so I can relate which skin is which. Once I start a mission then go to Aircraft configuration to see the skin in the hangar (since you can't view third party skins in preview) and there it was listed but the skin would not apply.

In my second attempt I re-downloaded the skins and added them into the skins folder without renaming them and they would NOT show up in the list of skins for some odd reason.

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Ok the display names like white 6, etc are what the game GUI uses to ID the skins, you do not need to change the file names and leave them as Bf109k4 _skin_01 etc, as these are what the original game embedded versions are named, by placing these new files into the skins directory the game should ignore the skins embedded in the gtp (game) files, and use the new ones instead. "There is no need to rename the files"

 

So with no other skins in the directory it should look like this:

 

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As can be seen in the spoiler below the displays names are not the same as the file names.

 

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You also need to load the skin from the Offical skins drop down menu and NOT the custom skins drop down menu, the thumbnails will still have a faux haken but the loaded skin will have a historical haken.

 

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That is exactly what I did now. I removed other skins I had for the K4 out of the folder and just put those skins into the skins folder (re-downloaded now and haven't renamed them).

However when I want to select third party skins on the K4 NO skins are being listed anymore. Skins 1-10 do not show up on the list anymore. "Benutzerdefinierte" stands for customized skins.

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And this is what it looks like when I put back all my other skins for the K4 including your skins (the one you uploaded for the first time and I renamed them). All of them work perfectly.

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Benutzerdefinierte is the Custom skin menu the skins Sind nicht da (are not there), you need to select them from the Offiziell menu as these skins replace the official ones.

 

Just select Weiße 6 from menu with all the Miniaturbilder (thumbnails images) and once in game you should see a haken. 

 

The English skin menu selections are Official and Custom 

 

My wife is a German speaker, but is out at the moment if you are still having problems I can get her to translate and PM you.

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Just now, spudkopf said:

Benutzerdefinierte is the Custom skin menu the skins Sind nicht da (are not there), you need to select them from the Offiziell menu as these skins replace the official ones.

 

Just select Weiße 6 from menu with all the Miniaturbilder (thumbnails images) and once in game you should see a haken. 

 

The English skin menu selections are Official and Custom 

 

My wife is a German speaker, but is out at the moment if you are still having problems I can get her to translate and PM you.

I'm not having issues with translations. I'm a native speaker btw :P

 

I just tried what you just told me now but it still does NOT want to work. I selected them from the official skin as you said but still not Haken :(

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Scheisse!

 

Sorry just assumed as you had the DE version that my instructions may be getting lost in translation , I did not even know that you could select skins from that screen, so just to make sure I just selected White 6 and it worked fine, so now I have know idea why it does not work for you.

 

I see that you are on a steam version, do you know if your is on the latest build, my version is not a steam version so mine is always on the current build.

 

Only other thing I can think of at this point is that when put skins into a directory, you must restart the game before you can see them as the game cashes all the skins into memory at startup or something like that, it's a real pain when you are doing minor tweaks to a skin and have to restart each time you want to see them. By the way what are you seeing in the bos viewer, Viewer.exe

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🍺 idea sounds excellent!

 

As to the popup it is our guilty reminder that we are straying to the dark side, and sadly can't be got rid of.

 

Wife is Swiss and has several German relies, so where about's are you at the moment?

 

 

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1 hour ago, spudkopf said:

🍺 idea sounds excellent!

 

As to the popup it is our guilty reminder that we are straying to the dark side, and sadly can't be got rid of.

 

Wife is Swiss and has several German relies, so where about's are you at the moment?

 

 

 

As of now I am in Aachen, Germany studying aerospace engineering and used to live in Sydney, Manly

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Mexican myself, currently living in Melbourne, but in the process of moving a little further east into country Victoria.

 

Aachen or more accurately Merzbrück Airfield will be more or less central on upcoming Bodenplatte map, which I'd think should be somewhat of a novelty for you! 

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On 4/7/2019 at 4:48 PM, spudkopf said:

UPDATE 18:25 AU time 08/04/2019 - Don't quite know what's going on with some of the uploads, seems to be some kind of cashing issue that prevents me re-uploading the failed uploads, even when trashed it treating the new upload the same as it is replacing, the fact that it uploads in seconds is a dead giveaway.

 

So like with the 05 skin for the Fw190D9, I have had to resort to substituting zipped versions of the affected files instead. As such bf109k4_skin_01 and bf109k4_skin_08 should now be good to go, but let do me know if there are any problems.

 

By the way has anybody else had familiar kind of problem with Mediafire?

 

G'day 

 

Was meant to be doing other things, but did these instead.

 

Pictured below is my previously released Default 4K K4 skin (K4 skin, that always makes me giggle), I have re-linked it in the following links for use as the game default, naturally the file will need to be renamed to "bf109k4.dds" in order for it to replace the existing default in the planes directory.

 

  Hide contents

3.thumb.jpg.2a63612d185a5d02a0df9880b481a4ef.jpg


Default (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues, now does not require renaming)

bf109k4_skin_01 (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues)

bf109k4_skin_02

bf109k4_skin_03

bf109k4_skin_04

bf109k4_skin_05

bf109k4_skin_06

bf109k4_skin_07

bf109k4_skin_08 (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues) (link to zipped file)

bf109k4_skin_09

bf109k4_skin_10

 

After yesterdays shenanigans, can the usual suspects let me know if their are any download issues.

 

 

Oh and remember to enable MODs in the Game - Setup!!

 

1200860669_enablemos.JPG.0c52e71c214782936e56cda4a5032823.JPG

 

As always enjoy.

 

Spudkof, do you take skin requests? If so, can you edit the “Deskau” official skin and add a JG53 identification band on it? I would be really grateful. (With Historically accurate Haken)

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On 4/8/2019 at 6:48 AM, spudkopf said:

UPDATE 18:25 AU time 08/04/2019 - Don't quite know what's going on with some of the uploads, seems to be some kind of cashing issue that prevents me re-uploading the failed uploads, even when trashed it treating the new upload the same as it is replacing, the fact that it uploads in seconds is a dead giveaway.

 

So like with the 05 skin for the Fw190D9, I have had to resort to substituting zipped versions of the affected files instead. As such bf109k4_skin_01 and bf109k4_skin_08 should now be good to go, but let do me know if there are any problems.

 

By the way has anybody else had familiar kind of problem with Mediafire?

 

G'day 

 

Was meant to be doing other things, but did these instead.

 

Pictured below is my previously released Default 4K K4 skin (K4 skin, that always makes me giggle), I have re-linked it in the following links for use as the game default, naturally the file will need to be renamed to "bf109k4.dds" in order for it to replace the existing default in the planes directory.

 

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Default (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues, now does not require renaming)

bf109k4_skin_01 (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues)

bf109k4_skin_02

bf109k4_skin_03

bf109k4_skin_04

bf109k4_skin_05

bf109k4_skin_06

bf109k4_skin_07

bf109k4_skin_08 (replaced on 10/04/19, please contact me if there are further downloading issues) (link to zipped file)

bf109k4_skin_09

bf109k4_skin_10

 

After yesterdays shenanigans, can the usual suspects let me know if their are any download issues.

 

 

Oh and remember to enable MODs in the Game - Setup!!

 

1200860669_enablemos.JPG.0c52e71c214782936e56cda4a5032823.JPG

 

As always enjoy.

 

 

Thanks @spudkopf!

 

Is there a zipped mod pack we can download all of these for all aircraft similar to how panthercules packaged his?

Being very time poor at the moment I'm having trouble collecting/installing so many individual skins I'm playing catchup after 5 years away from simming there's so much I want to add to IL-2 :)Although I do appreciate that creating them takes so much more time!

 

If hosting space/bandwidth is an issue for a large size pack, I'd be happy to host files for you on my business dropbox account (200gb bandwidth per day)

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On 5/29/2020 at 9:41 AM, Callsign_NEW said:

Spudkof, do you take skin requests? If so, can you edit the “Deskau” official skin and add a JG53 identification band on it? I would be really grateful. (With Historically accurate Haken)

G'day I'll see what I can do, been a tad busy lately with some real world projects that had to be done while the weather was dry.

 

3 hours ago, Dan_Taipan said:

 

Thanks @spudkopf!

 

Is there a zipped mod pack we can download all of these for all aircraft similar to how panthercules packaged his?

Being very time poor at the moment I'm having trouble collecting/installing so many individual skins I'm playing catchup after 5 years away from simming there's so much I want to add to IL-2 :)Although I do appreciate that creating them takes so much more time!

 

If hosting space/bandwidth is an issue for a large size pack, I'd be happy to host files for you on my business dropbox account (200gb bandwidth per day)

 

Do you mean just one big zip for each plane type?

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On 6/1/2020 at 2:41 PM, spudkopf said:

Do you mean just one big zip for each plane type?

 

Or even better would be a complete mod pack, or 5 packs eg one zip for all BoS aircraft, one zip for all BoM, one for all collector etc. Alot less clicks+waiting times and we can take a flight while waiting for the download :)

 

EDIT: Just noticed you do have a complete mod pack for the Bodenplatte aircraft in the other thread, thanks!

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