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Real Gjermundbu and Coppergate Helmets


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Description:
Replaces the Norse and Anglo-Saxon helmets with real counterparts in high quality.

I made this for my Historical Immersion Project submod, Norse Heritage Overhaul - but it works equally well with Vanilla as long as you have the two required DLCs (Norse Portraits and Early Western Clothing).

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Installation:
Extract into your "Documents\Paradox Interactive\Crusader Kings II\mod"-folder and select when launching.

Note: The mod does not change the checksum.



Compatibility:
The mod changes the files of Norse (pagan) and early Anglo-Saxon DLC headgear. It will overwrite or be overwritten by any other mod that uses the same files.

CPRplus - compatible as it is.

BLG - compatible version available here.




Note on usage:
Feel free to integrate the helmets into other mods and tweak them to your liking. Crediting me as the original creator will be appreciated.



*For those who prefer using Steam, the mod is also on the Workshop.
 

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I may update this soon, with a less shiny finish...
 

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UPDATE:


The Gjermundbu helmet is now less shiny to fit better into the game, and the Coppergate has had the colour readjusted to look less rusty.

Hotfix: Patched a small gap that showed in the back of the mail on the Gjermundbu when beardless.

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Ok, that's amazingly good looking! Is it compatible with CPRplus or Better looking garbs though?
 

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Ok, that's amazingly good looking! Is it compatible with CPRplus or Better looking garbs though?
I made it while I was still using CPRplus, so yes for that. I'm not sure about Better Looking Garbs, but it only changes the male and female headgear graphics for early Anglo-Saxons and Norse (Pagans). I'll check and update the thread with compatibility information.
 

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I made it while I was still using CPRplus, so yes for that. I'm not sure about Better Looking Garbs, but it only changes the male and female headgear graphics for early Anglo-Saxons and Norse (Pagans). I'll check and update the thread with compatibility information.
Thanks mate ;)
 

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Thanks mate ;)
All right, so BLG overwrites my files (since it uses the same graphic files as I do).

I won't be making a compatibility patch for it at present, but what I will do is allow others to use my creation. You can always ask the creator whether he's interested in integrating and tweaking my helmets so they fit into BLG.
 

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There's now a "Better Looking Garbs" compatible version available (thanks to coercion by @greek strategos ;-) ).
 

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There's now a "Better Looking Garbs" compatible version available (thanks to coercion by @greek strategos ;-) ).
Just try it guys! Both helmets are amazing. Especially the Saxon one is one of the best I have ever seen.
 

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A small hotfix for the BLG version that moves the Saxon helmets a few pixels to try to cover up most hair styles (since hair isn't hidden in BLG when using a helmet):

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A small hotfix for the BLG version that moves the Saxon helmets a few pixels to try to cover up most hair styles (since hair isn't hidden in BLG when using a helmet):

Download
Thanks! Will try it ASAP!