Wolves Of Steel Mod
Wolves Of Steel Mod: The Ultimate Submarine Simulation Experience
If you are a fan of Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic, the historical submarine simulation game set in World War II, you might have heard of Wolves Of Steel Mod. This is a community-made megamod that enhances and improves the original game in many ways, making it more realistic, immersive and challenging. In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about Wolves Of Steel Mod, how to install it, what features it offers and why you should try it.
Wolves Of Steel Mod
What is Wolves Of Steel Mod?
Wolves Of Steel Mod is a mod for Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic, created by Subsim modding community. It is a compilation of hundreds of individual mods, patches, fixes and tweaks that aim to make the game more authentic, diverse and enjoyable. The mod was created to help new players and veterans alike to have a smoother and richer gameplay experience, without having to spend countless hours searching for compatible and stable mods.
Some of the main features of Wolves Of Steel Mod are:
Real navigation: You will have to use celestial navigation, triangulation, charts and maps to find your way in the vast Atlantic Ocean. No more GPS or auto-map updates.
Realistic damage: Your submarine will be more vulnerable to enemy fire and environmental hazards. You will have to manage flooding, fires, leaks, repairs and crew morale.
Realistic performance: Your submarine will behave more realistically according to its type, speed, depth and load. You will have to balance speed, stealth and endurance.
Realistic environment: The mod uses DynEnv v2.9, a dynamic environment system that creates realistic weather, sea state, lighting and sound effects.
Realistic AI: The mod uses IRAI 0.0.41 by TheDarkWraith, an improved AI system that makes enemy ships and aircraft more intelligent, aggressive and unpredictable.
Realistic missions: The mod uses Open Horizons II v2.5 by Vecko & gap, a dynamic campaign system that generates realistic and historical missions based on your flotilla, date and location.
New UI: The mod uses NewUIs TDC 7.5.0 by TheDarkWraith, a new user interface that adds more functionality, information and customization options.
New graphics: The mod improves the graphics of the game with high-resolution textures, models, effects and shaders.
New sounds: The mod enhances the sound of the game with new music, voice overs, sound effects and ambient sounds.
New content: The mod adds new content to the game such as new ships, submarines, planes, weapons, equipment, emblems and flags.
How to install Wolves Of Steel Mod?
To install Wolves Of Steel Mod, you will need a clean installation of Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic with patch 1.2 applied. You can buy the game from Steam or Uplay. You will also need JSGME (Jonesoft Generic Mod Enabler), a tool that allows you to activate and deactivate mods easily. You can download it from here.
Once you have the game and JSGME ready, follow these steps:
Download Wolves Of Steel Mod from here. The mod comes in two parts: part 1 is 1.8 GB and part 2 is 0.5 GB.
Extract the files from part 1 and part 2 into a folder named MODS inside your Silent Hunter 5 folder (for example C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Silent Hunter 5\MODS).
Run JSGME.exe from your Silent Hunter 5 folder and activate Wolves Of Steel Mod from the list of available mods on the left panel. Click on the right arrow button to move it to the list of activated c481cea774