[Mod]Engine Colours + particle trails[v1.21] [New images] [27/12 3.0 compatible]

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Post by someone else » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 13:12

the first who registers his mod to the Community script and mod library can say "you copied me" to the other similar mods. forever.

do it now!!!!! :lol:
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Post by killerog » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 13:46

someone else wrote:the first who registers his mod to the Community script and mod library can say "you copied me" to the other similar mods. forever.

do it now!!!!! :lol:
lol mod figtht *picks up spade* :P
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Post by xiriod » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 14:39

I would like to try this, as long as there are no pink/lilac engine trails? :)

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Post by killerog » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 14:49

xiriod wrote:I would like to try this, as long as there are no pink/lilac engine trails? :)
Nope no pink or lilac trails. I will be making a few different packs containing different colours.
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Post by fud » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 14:51

The problem I had with mine (I'm using it personally...) was everytime I'd update it with different color selections, someone always whined about it not being "true" to the game. :p


So, I said, eff it, and just did it for my own use.

I will shamelessly steal your trails though... :lol:


Most/all of my mods are for myself. It just happens that sometimes I feel like sharing one with the rest of the world.

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Post by xiriod » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 15:02

fud wrote:The problem I had with mine (I'm using it personally...) was everytime I'd update it with different color selections, someone always whined about it not being "true" to the game. :p

So, I said, eff it, and just did it for my own use.

Most/all of my mods are for myself. It just happens that sometimes I feel like sharing one with the rest of the world.

Which is the way I do it as well. I have three projects I am working on, but I am not going to make an official thread about it until they're nearing completion. Or else everyone and their dog will want me to change this and that to their liking, and then the next guy wants me to change it back. And so on. So it is better to keep it private, or release it as-is when it is finished :)

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Post by someone else » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 15:22

xiriod wrote:Or else everyone and their dog will want me to change this and that to their liking, and then the next guy wants me to change it back. And so on.
if you look at Gazz's scripts thread you'll find lots of that kind of people, and you'll see how much "NO!" "Will Never Happen", "This is My script and I'll do it as I please" posts Gazz wrote.
:rofl:

in fact I like more having guys say what they think and then "steal" their ideas
(not exactly stealing... they proposed it for my mod so i'm officially "accepting" the imput)
and most of all... noone forces you to do nothing... you are the absolute king of the mod. :D

@killerog: why no pink/lilac trails? Xenon will look very cool with pink trails...
are perhaps the colours fixed or you can set all types of color you want? :D
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Post by killerog » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 15:29

someone else wrote: @killerog: why no pink/lilac trails? Xenon will look very cool with pink trails...
are perhaps the colours fixed or you can set all types of color you want? :D
Might be later on....
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Post by fud » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 15:38

I re-did all the color files, giving each race it's own unique file.

So changing them is *really* easy.

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Post by xiriod » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 15:54

Balls.....you edited the Tships file :) I am working on the Tships file for my own project. What cool stuff will I miss out on if I just use the default Tships without your modifications to it?

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Post by killerog » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 15:56

The trails, i coudl edit your tships if you want? Takes very little work.
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Post by someone else » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 15:59

fud wrote:I re-did all the color files
mmmh... what is a colour file? where is it located?
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Post by fud » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 16:04

The standard, boring, Ego-blue, used by ALL ships in a non-modded game uses the 1001.tga/dds texture file.


I made about 7-8 of them, to be used by the various races.


That was the easy part. The work was editing all the engine effects/bodies to reference the new colors.

But, once that's done, all you need to do to tinker with the colors is change the texture file (1001, etc).



Is there a way to edit trails withOUT touching Tships? My tships is edited to hell and back as it is.. :)

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Post by killerog » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 16:26

fud wrote:
Is there a way to edit trails withOUT touching Tships? My tships is edited to hell and back as it is.. :)
Nope. I havent found a way that dosnt use the Tship files. Its only 1 value for each ship, that values depends on the colour you want.

Im currently working on creating some better trails. Brighter colours and all.
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Post by killerog » Wed, 10. Jun 09, 16:27

fud wrote:
Is there a way to edit trails withOUT touching Tships? My tships is edited to hell and back as it is.. :)
Nope. I havent found a way that dosnt use the Tship files. Its only 1 value for each ship, that values depends on the colour you want.

Im currently working on creating some better trails. Brighter colours and all.
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