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SF2 Vietnam Hi-Res 1920x1080 Menu Screens and Music!

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SF2 Vietnam Hi-Res 1920x1080 Menu Screens and Music!


SF2 Vietnam Hi-Res 1920x1080 Menu Screens and Music!

By Viper

Credit to Stary for the use of the name "Green Hell" for his excellent terrain. Also a big thanks to eburger68 for his excellent Vietnam Expansion mods and packs!

This mod includes custom "vietnam Era" themed menu screens, pilots and (w/ 60s) music. You should unzip this package and preview the new screens before installing them. I recommend doing this as there are MANY alternate screens I have in there that you might like better. This version of the package includes new color menu screens and the original B/W screens were renamed as alternates.

 

1) Backup (copy) your FLIGHT, MENU and PILOTDATA folder. I "highly" recommend that you (if you can) "RENAME" your Menu folder and let this mod create a new Menu folder for you. If you had installed any other menu mods, that may conflict with this Menu mod.

 

2) To install, simply unzip and copy the uncompressed FLIGHT, MENU and PILOTDATA folders to your StrikeFighter2 mod folder. Don't forget to back up before loading any mods!

 

My StrikeFighter2 mod on Win97 64-bit was..(yours may be different)...

C:\Users\<your_id>\Saved Games\Thirdwire\StrikeFighter2 Vietnam\

3) To uninstall, delete the folders updated by this mod and copy (rename) your backed up folder to FLIGHT, MENU and PILOTDATA.

Enjoy!


 

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