Utilities

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Multi Editor

HoiEditor

Tool for editing various gamefiles. Currently able to edit ministers, tech teams, leaders, units, techs, and more.

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Hallsten's Unified HOI2/DD Generator Utility

This tool contains all of Hallsten's three generator-utilities for leaders, ministers and tech-teams in one program, now with a new user-friendly Windows-frontend.

Discussion at forums - All download locations now dead

Lord Ederon's Web site

has a lot of Paradox related utilities which include screen resolution changers for HOI2 and for Doomsday.

Lord Ederon web site

Tech Team

Complete list of HoI2 Research Teams

Compiled Excel sheet(table) of Hearts of Iron 2 and Doomsday research teams of all countries. All in form that is easy to filter, sort and print.

Discussion at forums - All download links now dead

Minister

Complete List of HoI2 Ministers

Compiled Excel sheet(table) of Hearts of Iron 2 and Doomsday ministers of all countries. All in form that is easy to filter and print.

Discussion at forums- All download links are now dead

Leader

Kucing's leader editor, death date remover/randomizer and random leader generator

Kucing has made an editor for changing leader files and generating new leaders automatically.

You need to have the .NET framework for this to work, and as with all modding, make sure you back up your files before changing them.

Download and discussion at forums

Leader deathdate changer

Packman has made this easy to use leader deathdate changer

  • Easy graphic gui
  • Built in backup feature
  • Allows you to set the deathdate yourself
  • Allows you to set the directory in which the leader file(s) are

Download Discussion at forums

Leader deathdate remover

Stonewall has made a utility that sets all leader deathdates to 1960.

Currently works for the following nations:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Holland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Nationalist China
  • Nationalist Spain
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • USSR

To use, download the zip and unpack it into you db/leader-folder

Download Discussion at forums

Leader deathdate remover/randomizer

This is a small utility created by Pmanlig that can remove or randomize the death dates for all leaders very easily. To use, download the zip and run the .exe file. This utility does not require any runtime package.

Updated version now supports variable death rate and tech team death dates.

Deathdate utility

Full List of HoI2 Leaders

Compiled Excel sheet(table) of Hearts of Iron 2 and Doomsday leaders with all information you need. Rank, skill, single traits, etc. All in form that is easy to filter and print. When you enable macros, you'll have ability to quickly readjust layout or update some information according year you are curretly in (leader's rank, active service status).

Discussion at forums - All download links are now dead

Trait names patcher

This tool allows you to update leader names to include a prefix with their leader traits. For example "Rommel" becomes "[lw,tr,pz] Rommel". This makes it easier to sort out the leaders with the traits you want by using the alphabetical sort rather than having to go via the ledger pages. Address any comments to Kanitatlan on the Paradox forums.

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Hallsten's Old Guard Purge Event generator

This creates an event that gets rid of the Old Guard Leaders for Germany. It can be adapted for other countries. Hallsten's posting in this thread shows you what it looks like while another poster did his version for Japan.

klas_a's Old Guard Purge Event generator

This package include events that retires the Old Guard Leaders of all nations. Source code and programs for generating the events are included. Download it from http://www.lysator.liu.se/~klas/OldGuardEvents.

Map (Utilities)

The Map (Utilities) section contains both online maps and printable maps.

Graphics

Flag/Shield Generator

A simple tool for creating shield and waving flag bitmaps. Download it Here.

Screen Related

Generalized Screen Switch

One of unknown's tool which enables you to play HoI2 in either windowed or full screen mode.

Download Discussion at forums

Resolution Changer

One of unknown's tool which enables you to play HoI2 in resolution other than 1024x768. (eg. 1280x768, 1280x1024) Unfortunately, it seems it won't work well with aspect ratio of 8:5. Download Discussion at forums 1 2

Ever Running Patcher

One of unknown's tool which makes your HoI2 keeps running while inactive.

Download

Lord Ederon's Web site

has a lot of Paradox related utilities which include screen resolution changers for HOI2 and for Doomsday.

Lord Ederon web site

Misc.

No Time Limit Mod Tool

A tool to remove the 1948 time limit can be found at Stony Road or in the old HOI I section of the Paradox Forum

Another one can be found at The Regent's Patch Page

Research Assistant Time Calculator

Executor made an excellent program to calculate research times, best team for tech etc. A new version for Doomsdaywas released in May 2008. Updated version for Hearts of Iron II 1.3 is discussed in this thread This is the official download link for version 1.3 for the Research Assistant, but it is dead right now. As an alternative, use this link.

Manpower Losses Sheet

An Excel sheet made by "rugged defense" wich calculates manpower losses for every year for HoI2. Does not work for DD. Download sheet.

Simplified Manpower Losses Sheet

Works Doomsday. Easy to use. Use it if you have Excel.

Download Sheet

KeyMapper

A tool that allows you to remap the pause/break key to another key Download

Pegasus Hexa Wizard

A tool for one-click editing of executable. It can be used to enable you to play in higher resolution or windowed mode. And mybe even more...

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GAGA's land doctrine data sheets

Excel file for land doctrine overview and comparison from 1936-1944. Features cost, combat modification and chance of combat events. Download

Stopping Expeditionary Force Spamming

If you are getting frustrated with getting lots and lots of exp. forces that hurt your TC, some solutions are:
1) Editing the saved game
2) Using G'Kar's event to stop the spamming: How to disable expeditionary force spamming
3) Using this utility: New version of NoExpForces 1.1b to DD 1.2 is out
Please note, that the official "booster-pack" Armageddon adds a diplomatic option, where you can chose not to receive Expeditionary forces from an ally.

Bitter Peace modified event allowing Axis allies to keep conquered territory

Note that this replaces the USSR file in \db\eventsvic:Utilities ck:Third Party Utilities eu2:Utilities

EventMaker

With this program you can create events quickly, the use is very simple and with a little practice you can do any thing
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