Hi guys. I have been playing Silent Hunter III for about 6 months now, on a 52% skill setting (Realistic reloads, fuels etc) and have just hit April 1st 1944 and have the option of getting a Type XXI. I am about to restart the game as I have nowhere near 30,000 renown that is required for the sub, but as to this date I only have the Iron Cross (1st & 2nd Class) and a full Knight's Cross with everything. (I have sailed 34 missions)
Here are the screen grabs of the medals, career history & tonnage screens. I have a total tonnage sunk in excess of 1.5 million tonnes. Now if the middle badge is the 100K on one patrol award, I have never hit that so no badge, but what about the top 2? My entire crew has the U-Boat War badge & belt buckles so why don't I get either of em, if that is what they are?
I am reasonably sure that the top left is some form of war badge, and finally, what about rank? I am only a Lt. Senior. People here claim to be captains in rank, so how do I get up that high? I mean, let's face it, in the career mode I am the most sucessfull commander by far. Scapa 4 times (4 Cruisers, 1 carrier & 1 battleship). That alone deserves some bigtime promotion!
Anyway, now I ramble, so I'm off to kill another cruiser! Thanks for any help you guys can give me & see's ya later!