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Does the game limit you to the four basic icons for friendly and enemy aircraft and ground units or can a specific unit (e.g. 1st Tank Brigade) have its own icon assigned? I made some icons for Dhimar and Paran with the basic names and included them below. Should you wish to use them just copy them to your mod folder /Menu folder and overwrite if asked.

ENEMYAIRCRAFTICON.bmp

ENEMYGROUNDFORCEICON.BMP

FRIENDLYAIRCRAFTICON.bmp

FRIENDLYGROUNDFORCEICON.BMP

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Added Dhimar and Paran to icon description

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From what little I know it's limited to those generic icons. Nobody has modded (AFAIK anyway) the icons so it may or may not be possible.

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2 hours ago, EricJ said:

Nobody has modded (AFAIK anyway) the icons so it may or may not be possible.

It is possible. There are some mods by Capitaine Vengeur introducing national counters on the planning maps, and I've done it as well for all countries portrayed in the ODS 30AE total conversion modification. It involves some .ini editing, and of course lots of patience in creating dozens of different textures. 

It's not possible to have them for specific units (unless you want to use unrelated nations in campaigns to pose as placeholders for units), but for specific nations it's doable. It's basically done in TW's First Eagles 2, what we did in ODS 30AE is just an example of using FE2's features in Strike Fighters.

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3 hours ago, Righteous26 said:

So are we limited to icons with the four file names as in the original post?

That's not what I said. Please use the search bar available on this site, use "national counters" as key words and you'll find the mods I mentioned made by Capitaine Vengeur. It's not just a matter of having textures in different names, you also need to tweak some .ini files.

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