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Category IL-2 Sturmovik 1946Backgrounds
Submitted by Submissions
Author's Name
PF Standalone Yes
Filesize 1773kb
Historical / Semi Historical No
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:40 pm

'1946' art modified for background and ico file (64x64, 32x32, and 16x16 res in the icon file).

This includes:

* icons
* new background image for IL2 using 1024x1024 textures
* new 'background' file to use new background image
* desktop image for Windows at 1280x1024 resolution

To use background:
- Back up existing file "background" in "\IL-2 Sturmovik 1946\Missions".
- Extract files "1946.tga" and "background" into folder "\IL-2 Sturmovik 1946\Missions".
- Done!

To use icon:
- Extract file "1946.ico" to "\IL-2 Sturmovik 1946\Missions" folder.
- In any shortcut you want to change to use this file, simply select 'Properties' and 'Change Icon'.
- Select the "1946.ico" file.
- Done!

Simple art manipulation and compilation for these files by Xander Fulton. Thanks to Oleg and his team for a terrific sim!

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Review #1026: Good by boog2006 on Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:29 pm

Color Clash

This should have been the background that came with 46. However, the red/black background doesn't look right with the blue menu backgrounds. If there was a way to change the menu background color to red (if there is I'm sorry), it would be great.

I did like the icon.
Review #989: Excellent by Mission_bug on Mon Nov 12, 2007 10:46 pm

1946 background, icon and Wallpaper

I have set this up both as the Wallpaper on my Desktop and as Background for use in the sim and they look absolutely superb, much better than the old Pacific Fighters Background.

Thanks for making these available.

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