Beginners Guide for making Ep3 Trooper Skins. (FAQ)

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Beginners Guide for making Ep3 Trooper Skins. (FAQ)

Postby Dragon93 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 8:20 am

This is a skin i made to show begginers what is what on the Ep3 Trooper.

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Hope you find it usefull.

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RE: Beginners Guide for making Ep3 Trooper Skins.

Postby Rekubot » Sun Oct 01, 2006 9:37 am

Thanks a lot Dragon93, I was planning on skinning some troops today so it should prove quite useful. (Nice skin by the way, LoL.)

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RE: Beginners Guide for making Ep3 Trooper Skins.

Postby Big_rich » Sun Oct 01, 2006 11:32 am

Yes, now that was a good idea!

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Postby t3tine » Sun Oct 01, 2006 11:43 am

very good idea =)

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RE: Beginners Guide for making Ep3 Trooper Skins.

Postby PvtParts » Sun Oct 01, 2006 1:08 pm

This will be extremely useful.

Though I wouldn't go so far as say its a beginners guide - I've been working on skins for this game forever and I never knew some of this (Like the top of your foot and the top of your hand??!).

Thanks. Definaltly thanks.

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RE: Beginners Guide for making Ep3 Trooper Skins.

Postby [RDH]Zerted » Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:47 pm

Thought about adding it to the modding Wiki?

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RE: Beginners Guide for making Ep3 Trooper Skins.

Postby Bac-Talan » Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:56 pm

Thanks, now just do one of these for the magnaguard. lol!
ya, this is quite useful as a reference, I find myself occasionally having to do test skins and coloring everything bright colors to see what's what, this speeds up that tremendously.
(BTW, the layout is the same for the Stormtroopers)

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RE: Beginners Guide for making Ep3 Trooper Skins.

Postby Hebes24 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:09 pm

Yeah, you should do one of these for the battle droids, I can't make heads or tails of those (literally, where's the head?). :P

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Postby PvtParts » Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:14 pm

Well from my experience, if you divide the battledroids tga into quadrants (quarters), the top left is the head and backpack, the bottom left is chest, and the other two, though I dont remember exactly, make up the arms and legs of course..

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Postby Bac-Talan » Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:16 pm

Ya, that's about it, try opening one of the colored battle droids to find the chest+head.
The MagnaGaurd is the really hard one.
it's... all... grey...

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Postby PvtParts » Sun Oct 01, 2006 10:33 pm

But realistically it shouldnt take that long. Just color each little individual area a different color.

Then you can just take some screenshots of it ingame and use that for reference.

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Postby Dragon93 » Mon Oct 02, 2006 1:17 pm

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I'm glad everyone likes this, i have thought of doing other ones but i am not too sure about most of the droids (most of the stuff on this tutorial i only just found out), i might do some droids but only if i can figure them out, the first one would probably be an SBD.
For any one else that tries this, when i got to the bits i wasn't sure about, i still put the letters and colour on, then checked what it was like ingame. Like what PvtParts said.
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Postby Ipodzanyman » Tue Oct 03, 2006 12:25 am

OFFTOPIC:
This might sound *wierd* but I think it should go into the "everything you need to know" thread..... :wink:


EDIT:

NM it is in the thread.... :oops:

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Postby computergeek » Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:33 am

can any one help me?
i dont know how to open the files
gimp wont open mshs
nevermind, i figured it out
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Postby Talibanman » Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:47 am

Please read the site rules before bumping a 7 month old thread.

http://www.gametoast.com/index.php?name=PNphpBB2&file=viewtopic&t=3474

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Postby Xavious » Fri Jun 08, 2007 10:50 am

computergeek wrote:can any one help me?
i dont know how to open the files
gimp wont open mshs


Skinning is editing the TGA files.

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Postby computergeek » Fri Jun 08, 2007 11:09 am

thanks

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Help with the...erm....

Postby Taivyx » Sat Jun 23, 2007 10:00 am

Which part of the skin edits the, uh, "private" area?
Sorry, but I actually need to know, because I'm making a blackhole trooper.
The skin in the TGA looks all dark, but when I munge it, that area in-game is always white as can be.

This doesn't count as a bump, does it?

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RE: Help with the...erm....

Postby Darth_Z13 » Sat Jun 23, 2007 10:44 am

Right here. ;)

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RE: Help with the...erm....

Postby Taivyx » Sat Jun 23, 2007 5:47 pm

Hey, that's where I thought it was!
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