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Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pictur... - 9/6/2020 4:32:48 PM   
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Hi All

The second public release version of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Picture mod. (CSME UPM”) is now available for download. Via the link below.

It provides pictures for game units that will show up in the image boxes (that by default have their nationalities, national map and flag in) in the games “Unit Handbook” and its “Unit Viewer”. This second release version provides complete picture sets for both Israel and Syria.

Example images to follow.

Enjoy
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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/6/2020 4:45:08 PM   
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First off Israeli Helicopters




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/6/2020 4:46:11 PM   
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And next Israeli Aircraft




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/6/2020 6:37:17 PM   
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And here are the US hand held and crew served weapons that I have made up so far for use by Israeli and Syrian forces, all of which will of course be available to use for the equivalent mod I plan to do for the CSVN game when that for CSME is finished. I have already been making advance purchases of the relevant Ospreys etc. to support this process.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/6/2020 6:57:06 PM   
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Wow, That's nice work Ian, Thanks!

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/7/2020 1:52:41 PM   
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Thanks Ian! I'll gladly pay for your beers, when we meet... Yes, your beers too, John.. :P



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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/7/2020 5:39:39 PM   
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Wow, most impressive art, my friend!

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/9/2020 1:21:45 PM   
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great job Ian

where can I find the first version

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/9/2020 5:13:37 PM   
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You can find it on page 2 of Making & naming "Unit Handbook" graphics files & adding them to the "pictures folder" a few entries down its the same as version 2 except it just contains the Syrians. However this thread does have more images showcasing the work.

Enjoy
Ian

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 12:38:07 PM   
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Just had a week’s annual leave during which I have made progress with phase 3 of this mod which adds images for the Egyptian Army to the unit handbook and unit viewer. So far I have 140 unit picture files made which as I have been working through the unit viewer lists systematically from top to bottom are mainly of armoured vehicles.

Some examples are shown below. Firstly as seen when opening the unit handbook a Egyptian Vickers Mark VI Light Tank used in the 1948 War.





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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 12:43:02 PM   
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Next (also as seen in the unit handbook) an Egyptian Sherman tank, up gunned by replacing its original turret with that of the French AMX13 light tank mounting a 75mm high velocity gun with 12 round auto loader.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 12:43:40 PM   
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Thanks! These certainly bring the unit data page that much more alive!

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 12:45:21 PM   
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Still, in the unit handbook an Egyptian T55 tank.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 12:48:21 PM   
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Followed by an Egyptian ISU152 Assault Gun in its 1973 livery, surely one of the last active outings for the “animal killer”.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 12:51:18 PM   
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Switching over now to “unit viewer” views, first off here is a BTR-50PK tracked APC.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 12:54:19 PM   
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And to keep it company in adventures across the Suez Canal an PT76B amphibious tank.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 12:57:26 PM   
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Forward in time now to the influx of US equipment into the Egyptian armies inventory after the Camp David accords, an M109 155mm SPG.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 1:04:35 PM   
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Now for my last image post this time, an home grown Egyptian Walid Gomaa Mohamed wheeled APC. If you open up “unit viewer” in of your copy of CSME everything unit you can see down as far as the 4 sets of this item now has its own picture file in my mod.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 1:06:41 PM   
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Opps missed out the T62 here it is




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 1:07:53 PM   
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And also the M113A1.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 1:19:25 PM   
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All the images shown today show unique Egyptian Army camo schemes however, as I already have a lot of files made up for standard Soviet block weaponry (guns mortars etc) that I did for the Syrians I will be able to simply make duplicate copies of these when I get to the relevant point of the Egyptian inventory so hopefully version 3 of this mod will be out before the end of the year, cross fingers.

BTW Version 4 will cover the Jordanian Army.

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 3/27/2021 1:42:12 PM   
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Super work Ian, Thank You!!

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/12/2021 7:32:53 PM   
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I have now made all the graphics files for the Egyptians so would hope to get Version 3 out the door and available for download here in the next few weeks.

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/13/2021 5:29:04 PM   
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Looking forward to seeing them live, Ian!

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/14/2021 5:16:14 PM   
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Here are some tasters to keep you going while I find time to do all the checking correcting and tiding up. First Egyptian helicopters




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/14/2021 5:17:37 PM   
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Now Egyptian planes strange to say that while I could find plenty of colour profiles of Egyptian Air Force Mirage V's that are not in the game that I could track down none of Mirage III's that are so had to make do with a B&W image if anybody had any suggestions as to where one can be found (and yes I did go to the WingsPalate site) I would be happy to replace. Also if Mirage III's were replaced with Mirage V's in the game then we could have all colour images here.




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/14/2021 5:18:22 PM   
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Next Egyptian troops




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/14/2021 5:18:59 PM   
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And finally Egyptian vehicles




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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/14/2021 7:17:57 PM   
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Those look so good!! Wow!!

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RE: Version 2 of my Campaign Series Middle East Unit Pi... - 9/14/2021 8:12:16 PM   
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