The Windschutzscheibenwaschanlage
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Crusader The First 14 ago 2013, ore 15:45 
Boomsta, is your vacation over yet?
Knusperfrosch back on Sunday 23 giu 2013, ore 9:05 
@boomsta: Anyway, why not call this set "The Order of the Hospitaler Knights" set, or "Das Hospitalerordensritter-Set"??
Knusperfrosch back on Sunday 23 giu 2013, ore 9:04 
@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 22 giu 2013, ore 0:18 
It's ok, I look forward to your new model, and I hope you give medic more armor to the medieval medic set.
boomsta  [autore] 21 giu 2013, ore 23:57 
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 21 giu 2013, ore 23:35 
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  [autore] 21 giu 2013, ore 22:58 
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 back on Sunday 21 giu 2013, ore 16:29 
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 26 mag 2013, ore 22:27 
is there any way to just put this on the model and not replace any mics and stuff
Crusader The First 30 apr 2013, ore 17:38 
BEST, IDEA, EVAR!
[unassigned] 29 apr 2013, ore 14:40 
That's a good idea
Seryoga 19 apr 2013, ore 7:34 
Good)
omg_axe 30 mar 2013, ore 22:43 
the windsheild washer, wat
[TB]슴집트 19 mar 2013, ore 4:17 
아주좋소
Diet Dr. Beta 11 mar 2013, ore 20:46 
"These boots were made from the contents of a windshield washer or 'squeegee.'"
Billy Mays' Clone 11 mar 2013, ore 18:19 
Well according to google translate, about the closest thing to this would be Winsheild Washer apperantly :p Still love the item regardless.
ChineseMassProduction 10 mar 2013, ore 9:14 
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 9 mar 2013, ore 18:22 
the design is very well done
I think that wolfie the socialist is right about the stats
Komrade Koko 8 mar 2013, ore 14:44 
*Replaces primary weapon
-13% Movement speed
+8% fire, bullet, explosive resistance
+13% Melee resistence
The Chartreuse Chandelure 7 mar 2013, ore 17:19 
cool boots too :)
The Chartreuse Chandelure 7 mar 2013, ore 17:19 
BEST. NAME. EVER.
boomsta  [autore] 7 mar 2013, ore 13:23 
Thanks!
Daajfr 7 mar 2013, ore 13:22 
These names are so long :O but awesome items :D
Black Mage 7 mar 2013, ore 13:10 
boomsta your amazing! my medic will look so bad ass even if im the only one that sees it!

boomsta  [autore] 7 mar 2013, ore 13:05 
I added a link to the mod in the description
Black Mage 7 mar 2013, ore 12:45 
even if this doesnt get released could you make a model of the medic with these on?
Baido 7 mar 2013, ore 11:08 
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 7 mar 2013, ore 9:03 
The amount of laughs I got from the name.. xD
Floofie No.1 Tylenol <3 7 mar 2013, ore 6:55 
Looks awesome
Its meeeee 7 mar 2013, ore 4:11 
*Windschutzscheibenwaschanlage, I'm german, I know how it's called
Crazy-Russian-101 6 mar 2013, ore 23:25 
WTF that looks soo wierd dont add this to the game plz dont
CMS2000 6 mar 2013, ore 22:26 
The Windschutscheibewaschenlage + Whatever the gloves are called + Berliners Bucket Helm = Mideival Medic of the ages.
Chet Ubetcha 6 mar 2013, ore 21:24 
This looks really fancy. I would wear it.
Hustwe the Crab 6 mar 2013, ore 19:55 
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causticCucumber 6 mar 2013, ore 18:04 
Sexy
-Korvo- 6 mar 2013, ore 13:35 
Windshield Washer
BEST NAME EVAH!
maplebone 6 mar 2013, ore 12:26 
Also be sure to Rate up if you like this, valve sees it then
maplebone 6 mar 2013, ore 12:25 
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
[DG] Spectre 6 mar 2013, ore 11:37 
Looks good if you play degroot keep with it
ghost of Xana 6 mar 2013, ore 9:37 
this,medivel medic loadout,and the gloves.....end of story
Serird 6 mar 2013, ore 2:31 
The boots color (and the gloves) should be like the backpack color.

But, anyway, really nice work. :)
uberchain 5 mar 2013, ore 12:44 
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 5 mar 2013, ore 11:16 
The name should probably be fleshed out a bit, but otherwise, 10/10.
Rocket Racoon 5 mar 2013, ore 10:10 
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Vazul 5 mar 2013, ore 9:28 
Add the wings, and we are okay :D
хот дог 5 mar 2013, ore 0:46 
The moment you don't need a translator since you're german yourself, *damn proud*
Looks good, now some knee protection.
UberGames 4 mar 2013, ore 13:18 
@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!!! 4 mar 2013, ore 10:04 
Nice
Lonk: That Elf Guy 3 mar 2013, ore 13:05 
The title translates to windshield washer. wat?
GiTREKKT 3 mar 2013, ore 10:38 
Cool concept.. what is with the rendering? It's so plain and the color looks off.