Squad Leader Mod

Valor & Victory is a fast-playing, easy to learn World War II squad-level game system. Based on the original Valor & Victory board game, the digital edition provides you with an accessible and deep challenge, developed for classic tabletop game lovers.
Monkie
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Squad Leader Mod

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If anyone is interested here is the link to download the Squad Leader mod as well as a link to download the weapons mod which replaces the original Heavy machine gun for the Germans with the MG42 (it's graphic only, no changes to values).

Make sure you back up the original files as always.

If anyone would like a custom leader name I'd be happy to do that as well, just PM me with which leader you would like the name to replace. Also this is not my original artwork and is provided strictly to be used as a personal modification only.

Enjoy and if anyone has any ideas for changes let me know.

UNITS UPDATED JAN 2023 (Blue German): https://www.mediafire.com/view/a4wi9tv5 ... s.png/file

UNITS UPDATED JAN 2023 (grey german backgrounds): https://www.mediafire.com/view/5rbvqub8 ... s.png/file

UNITS (works with older version possibly otherwise use above UNITS from Jan 2023): https://www.mediafire.com/view/e59v5fca ... s.png/file

WEAPONS: https://www.mediafire.com/file/kkkb81p9 ... s.png/file

Russian: https://www.mediafire.com/file/r81kltzh ... n.png/file

German Stalingrad: https://www.mediafire.com/file/wlw7vx5t ... d.png/file
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Example of Units:

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Looks like fun :)
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Thanks for sharing this fine looking mod Joseph!![;)]
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Great work, thanks for sharing the mod.
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some great counters there, thanks
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Very well done, thank you.
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Much appreciated! Thanks
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This is great, thank you.
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Very interesting. It strikes e that you could use your SS mod a Stormtroopers in a Starwars mod.The Americans could be the rebels. The only enhancements needed would be to change graphics and names to represent weapons and vehicles. Values would not need changed. Only names and graphics. Although the sound would not be quite right?

Just shows what modding potential the game has.
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Wow! Did not think this existed thankyou
https://agamecreator.itch.io/

check when you can, I put diff stuff on now and then
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I'm happy people are enjoying the mod, it brings back great memories for myself. I don't have the time or space to get my ASL fix so this is a nice way to enjoy the simplicity of the game system yet get some of the old school art flavor that takes me back.

I didn't even think of that but you are right, the SS do look like Star Wars Stormtroopers, great observation. They are actually as the SS were depicted in the second SL gamette "Cross of Iron" which I think was somewhat controversial and most people didn't care for the extreme contrast. They eventually became the same as all German infantry in the ASL adaptation and I thought about tweaking another version if people preferred that instead.

Making a Star Wars mod I can easily see, tan rebels, black Imperial troops, AT-AT's, snow maps of Hoth, sounds coo coo crazy but my Star Wars days are behind me. Of course nothing says you can't take the ball and run with it.
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Very many thanks for this mod, Monkie - it just shows how iconic those graphics are - they really bring the game alive for me although that's probably due to years of playing squad leader[:)]
Having said that, the game's stock graphics are really good too!
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Hi, I love the Mods and was wondering if anyone knew how to install the Mods under Steam as I bought it from Steam.
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Hi, I love the Mods and was wondering if anyone knew how to install the Mods under Steam as I bought it from Steam.

For the counters you will need to paste the units.png file into:

(Drive Letter):\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Valor and Victory\assets\counters\units

remember to backup the original units.png just in case.


If you decide to add the support weapons mod it's also in the same directory but under

(Drive Letter):\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Valor and Victory\assets\counters\supportweapons

Hope that helps.
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The default Steam install folder is simply "Steam", not "SteamLibrary". But the rest applies exactly as Monkie described it.
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Thank you Monkie and FroBodine for your help. I appreciate it.
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Will the Russians be converted?
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I converted the new Russian and German units for the East Front module if anybody is interested. The links to the files are updated at the top of this thread. Enjoy. Also updated the weapons graphic for those wanting to replace the default Heavy MG with the MG42 graphic.
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Re: Squad Leader Mod

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Due to the artwork being changed at some point (I'm not exactly sure when this occured or if it was during installation of a specific DLC) I updated the "UNITS" graphics to work properly. I have included the new link at the beginning of this thread and also left the "old" graphics in place in case some folks needed the older version to work.

Updated with 2 unit png's one uses the classic blue for Germany and the other with the Valor and Victory Gray.
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