|| Web page will no longer be updated. This is an archive only.
This is a page to collect new mods (but only those made after about August,
2003) to be distributed to the rest of the PG2 community. If you are looking for something you should look on Builders Paradise first, then here.
If you need to know where to find something, please ask
me. Please send all new material to
me. Please note: I do not intend to collect icons
The maps have moved...
"Unofficial" v2.20 Patch by "008" - 405KB. This
patch contains some new features.
Panzer2.dat (aka "Datup") by von Adler -
26.75MB - datedJanuary 31, 2011. This is a new panzer2.dat
and is intended for use with the unofficial Patches. it has
a whole lot of new icons.
Switcher v2.0d von Adler.
This tool switches Dossier, Start Screen & Flag
graphics in your panzer2.dat for different Equipment Files - 4.42MB - Dated
January 31, 2011.
- NEW Soundup2008! by Inspector, Gustlik & Luis Guzman
version (18.68MB) or Changes
since Soundup2004 (8.37MB). March 19, 2008. This is an update adds many new sounds to
PG2 Suite by Luis
Guzmán (link is to Luis' site) - This is a
combined scenario, campaign, saved game, equipment and map editor. and has
full functionality for new features in the unofficial v2.00+ patches.
Everything you need is at the above link.
Hosting Tool by Tor Rustad -
86KB - Version 1.0. This is a tool for those who are hosting maps on
their web sites, it will convert map zip archive names to be consistent with
other sites, and will check to make your map downloads are correct. If you
are not hosting maps, you do not need this tool.
- SHP Tool by Luis Guzman
(direct link to Luis' site) - A tool to edit and manipulate .shp
and .dat files. The online readme is here.
Equipment Editor by David Bird (English version - 122KB) version 1.8 (dated December, 2004) -
This is an equipment editor designed to be used with MS Excel.
Editor by Carl Johan Ankerstjerne (aka Progi) - latest version 4.0.2 -
v3.0.1 by Carl-Johan Ankerstjerne - 1971KB. This tool allows you to view
and change your PANZER2.DAT, and now has extra functionality for unpacking
and repacking MODGEN.DAT (for People's General).
Prototype Helper by "Tiny Rodent" - This
"cheat" utility ensures you always get a prototype after a
Brilliant Victory - 17KB
- Map Tool by Carl Johan Ankerstjerne
(aka Progi) v1.2.0 -
This tool converts .bmp files to .shps (including splitting the .bmp up), it
also has an easy-to-use graphical interface for making .map files, contains
PaintShop Pro and Adobe Photoshop palettes and
also instructions to convert 24-bit .bmps to 8-bit (which is necessary to
use the Map Tool properly).
This a wonderful and amazingly useful tool for map makers that replaces a number of other
utilities - 1980KB.
Editor by Carl Johan Ankerstjerne (aka Progi) v3.2.0 - This is an
updated version of Progi's campaign editor - 1645KB.
Kampfgruppe Equipment File (January 2010 version) -
1.46MB - 2010:
"This download also includes my read-me, excel data files and
spreadsheets. The read-me file 1st page has a bullet list of the
additions and minor changes to already existing units. The last page
is a quick reference sheet that highlights to main differences between my
battalion-to-brigade organization based efile and the many other PG2
equipment based efiles." 2009:
"I made 1 unit addition (Germany -- AT class -- '43 FlaK KG) 3 unit
stat changes (only +/-1 here and there), and many icon changes (to better
reflect the units, mostly in minor/small countries." 2008:
"The theme and entire reason for my to make this BATTALION ORGANIZATION AND DOCTRINE based E-file is to recognize that war at the battalion level shows a variety of equipment within the same unit. For example a German Panzer Battalion in 1941 had a mixture of PzKw II's, PzKw III's, PzKw 38(t)'s, and PzKw IV's, and multiple versions (D's, E's, A's, F1's etc) to boot. So this equipment file recognizes that and I've made my units portray these 'mixed' units, for excruciating detail on how I built each unit - check out my EXCEL file spreadsheets (included in the Equipment File zip file download.)"
Gill's Equipment file - 13KB (January 16, 2007) - "Is not stock-SSI compatible, is a
custom build based on historical
TOEs. Tanks are often expressed as BG (BattleGroups), do not panic! These reflect around 30-40 tanks, usually a Russian tank battalion or two companies of western
tanks. A 1944 Pz Bn would be 2x Panther, 2x PzIV = 8 companies. Most combat units have support fire, only AT and Tanks have range 2.
Air units have recon-movement to better represent real time movement. Air also has limited ammunition, to represent the need to
Expanded Waffenkammer Equipment File - 883KB (2 May, 2007) - "This equipment file is a greatly expanded version of Andreas Seidel's Waffenkammer file. At a minimum, you need the Equip97.eqp, Equip97.txt, GUI97.txt, and NAMES.txt to make this work. You also need this PANZER2.DAT if you want to enjoy the proper flags, leader pictures (some unique) and medals in the game. You do not need the original WK file, since everything is included here."