The Windschutzscheibenwaschanlage
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Crusader The First Aug 14, 2013 @ 3:45pm 
Boomsta, is your vacation over yet?
Knusperfrosch Jun 23, 2013 @ 9:05am 
@boomsta: Anyway, why not call this set "The Order of the Hospitaler Knights" set, or "Das Hospitalerordensritter-Set"??
Knusperfrosch Jun 23, 2013 @ 9:04am 
@boomsta: "TF2 is a game about pure stereotyping." Not quite. It plays with certain stereotypes, but not all of those stereotypes are national (otherwise Heavy would be the stereotype alcoholic Russian). They're more like archetypes. Scout is the archetype of the young, brash loudmouth with a big ego, but how would that be a "stereotypical" Bostonian? What would Pyro be a stereotype of??
Valve is using these pesonality traits like tropes. The curt German, the "Russian bear", the good ol' Texan boy howdy, the crazy xenophobic American gun-nut. Otherwise Valve would have put Medic in Lederhosen and have him dance the Schuhplattler from the beginning. But how you think using random German words fulfills a German "stereotype" is beyond me. That's like naminf an Asian character "Fumanchushaolinchowchowriceballs". Ouch.
Crusader The First Jun 22, 2013 @ 12:18am 
It's ok, I look forward to your new model, and I hope you give medic more armor to the medieval medic set.
boomsta  [author] Jun 21, 2013 @ 11:57pm 
I am probably gonna redo this model pretty soon anyways so I can use the new uploader, so look out for that. It might be a bit though since I am on vacation right now though, sorry!
Crusader The First Jun 21, 2013 @ 11:35pm 
Hey boomsta, the mod you gave us is kind of broken, the boots still work, but whenever I'm blu, the gloves still look red, can you please fix this?
boomsta  [author] Jun 21, 2013 @ 10:58pm 
I know what it means, dude. The reason for random words like these is that I just can't think of any actual clever names, and Valve changes names often regardless. Just look at many other of my . If you find this insulting then you need a bit thicker skin.

As for the style of it being not being clear as to what it is, does it really matter that much? TF2 is a game about pure stereotyping. Everything in this game involves stereotypes, not being historically accurate. Now I understand the question about why the Christian crosses, I was just following the art really, and that is about it. The art was made by somebody else who didn't even intend for it to be modeled.
Knusperfrosch Jun 21, 2013 @ 4:29pm 
Er, yes, the name *does* mean something in German.
"Windschutzscheibenwaschanlage" means the "windscreen[UK]/windshield[US] washer system". The thing that spits fluid onto your car's windshield to help the windshield wiper wipe it.

Not sure what this has to do with (clearly Christian) crosses as decoration? Nothing. So why did you pick that as he model's name? Just to have a random German word? You are aware that TF2 has a lot of German players, yes? It's a bit insulting.

The reskin looks good, except for the Christian crosses. Those are obviously not Red Cross symbols. Is this supposed to be a Prussian-Empire-style or Habsburg-Empire-style outfit? Rosicrucian Knights? Why not just stick to the Asclepius staff-and-snake symbol of healers?
☭ Comrade Pinkie Pie May 26, 2013 @ 10:27pm 
is there any way to just put this on the model and not replace any mics and stuff
Crusader The First Apr 30, 2013 @ 5:38pm 
BEST, IDEA, EVAR!
[unassigned] Apr 29, 2013 @ 2:40pm 
That's a good idea
TrueVDele aka GreenMan Apr 19, 2013 @ 7:34am 
Good)
omg_axe Mar 30, 2013 @ 10:43pm 
the windsheild washer, wat
[TB]엔비 Mar 19, 2013 @ 4:17am 
아주좋소
Diet Dr. Beta Mar 11, 2013 @ 8:46pm 
"These boots were made from the contents of a windshield washer or 'squeegee.'"
Billy Mays' Clone Mar 11, 2013 @ 6:19pm 
Well according to google translate, about the closest thing to this would be Winsheild Washer apperantly :p Still love the item regardless.
ChineseMassProduction Mar 10, 2013 @ 9:14am 
Unlike the gloves, which i think need work, this seems to look fine to me. the set would go well with the berliners bucket helm if you asked me. maybe you should put it on the pics?
DrySumi Mar 9, 2013 @ 6:22pm 
the design is very well done
I think that wolfie the socialist is right about the stats
Komrade Koko Mar 8, 2013 @ 2:44pm 
*Replaces primary weapon
-13% Movement speed
+8% fire, bullet, explosive resistance
+13% Melee resistence
The Chartreuse Chandelure Mar 7, 2013 @ 5:19pm 
cool boots too :)
The Chartreuse Chandelure Mar 7, 2013 @ 5:19pm 
BEST. NAME. EVER.
boomsta  [author] Mar 7, 2013 @ 1:23pm 
Thanks!
<> Mar 7, 2013 @ 1:22pm 
These names are so long :O but awesome items :D
Black Mage Mar 7, 2013 @ 1:10pm 
boomsta your amazing! my medic will look so bad ass even if im the only one that sees it!

boomsta  [author] Mar 7, 2013 @ 1:05pm 
I added a link to the mod in the description
Black Mage Mar 7, 2013 @ 12:45pm 
even if this doesnt get released could you make a model of the medic with these on?
Baido Mar 7, 2013 @ 11:08am 
So Cool. it will cool with Berliner's Bucket Helm, Crusader's Crossbow and The Amputator. in degroos ceeper map :)))) so cooll plz add this valve!
Mythred Mar 7, 2013 @ 9:03am 
The amount of laughs I got from the name.. xD
🐾Tylenol🐾 Mar 7, 2013 @ 6:55am 
Looks awesome
Its meeeee Mar 7, 2013 @ 4:11am 
*Windschutzscheibenwaschanlage, I'm german, I know how it's called
Crazy-Russian-101 Mar 6, 2013 @ 11:25pm 
WTF that looks soo wierd dont add this to the game plz dont
CMS2000 Mar 6, 2013 @ 10:26pm 
The Windschutscheibewaschenlage + Whatever the gloves are called + Berliners Bucket Helm = Mideival Medic of the ages.
Trigger Me Timbers Mar 6, 2013 @ 9:24pm 
This looks really fancy. I would wear it.
Have a nice day ^u^ Mar 6, 2013 @ 7:55pm 
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causticCucumber Mar 6, 2013 @ 6:04pm 
Sexy
KorvoED Mar 6, 2013 @ 1:35pm 
Windshield Washer
BEST NAME EVAH!
maplebone Mar 6, 2013 @ 12:26pm 
Also be sure to Rate up if you like this, valve sees it then
maplebone Mar 6, 2013 @ 12:25pm 
if you finish the whole set, and it doesn't get accepted, please send it someone to make it into a sking becuse it is awesome
[Nocturn] Җero Mar 6, 2013 @ 11:37am 
Looks good if you play degroot keep with it
ghost of Xana Mar 6, 2013 @ 9:37am 
this,medivel medic loadout,and the gloves.....end of story
Serird Mar 6, 2013 @ 2:31am 
The boots color (and the gloves) should be like the backpack color.

But, anyway, really nice work. :)
uberchain (brb in a week) Mar 5, 2013 @ 12:44pm 
I saw the sketches on Tumblr once and I thought a skin would be awesome. THIS is way better than what I could have ever imagined.
Frank Mar 5, 2013 @ 11:16am 
The name should probably be fleshed out a bit, but otherwise, 10/10.
Billy The Moustache Cat Mar 5, 2013 @ 10:10am 
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Vazul Mar 5, 2013 @ 9:28am 
Add the wings, and we are okay :D
Литнов Mar 5, 2013 @ 12:46am 
The moment you don't need a translator since you're german yourself, *damn proud*
Looks good, now some knee protection.
UberGames Mar 4, 2013 @ 1:18pm 
@az2997 I personally have no problem with the cross what i meant to say is that sometimes people just get really protective about this kind of stuff so valve would avoid it to avoid contraversey. i personally think the set looks amazing, im sorry if i was unclear about what i was trying to say.
Awesome Kevin =D (DK) LOW YO™ Mar 4, 2013 @ 10:04am 
Nice
Cimroa Mar 3, 2013 @ 1:05pm 
The title translates to windshield washer. wat?
RogueLike Mar 3, 2013 @ 10:38am 
Cool concept.. what is with the rendering? It's so plain and the color looks off.