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Mister Nock
23rd Jun 2005, 14:37
Well I've looked through the topics here and I can't find anything about modding uniforms. Is it possible?

I extracted the data.pak file and there are some TGAs in there, but only for the flags, one horse, a couple of guns and some woodgrain for ships. :( Where are the uniforms? Anybody know? I want green jackets for my riflemen. :D

P.S: Please forgive me if this is a recuring subject that really annoys everybody. :p

timetraveller
23rd Jun 2005, 15:31
Check the \Imperial Glory\Models\ sub folders.

For instance, the British are in the 04Inglaterra\Infanteria sub folder.

Hope this helps.

TT

Mister Nock
23rd Jun 2005, 16:13
Oh I see; they're DDS files. Anyone know of a good converter I can download?

cossie_fan
23rd Jun 2005, 16:34
DDS Converter 2.1 is a good program. Just google it.

Remember that those DDS files are read-only by default, so you'll have to switch that to replace them.

timetraveller
23rd Jun 2005, 16:34
Oh I see; they're DDS files. Anyone know of a good converter I can download?

I just posted this in another forum, so will copy it here.

Rather than convert them you can edit them. Read on....

There is a great freeware program out there called dxtBMP. It was originally written for the flight sim community, but works with any DDS or TGA graphic as a front end program for editing them.

Get it at:

http://www.mnwright.btinternet.co.uk/

Click on the dxtBMP button at the bottom of the page to take you to the right page.

The idea behind this program is you open the DDS or TGA file into it, and then you can send the graphic itself or its alpha channel to your existing graphic editing program. The graphic or alpha sent is in bitmap (BMP) form, so almost any graphic editing program will work.

After modifying the graphic or alpha channel, you 'save' the BMP (it goes to a temp file - don't use 'save as'), go back to dxtBMP, and retrieve it. From dxtBMP, you can then resave the DDS or TGA.

I've used dxtBMP for several years now, using it on many different game's graphics. It works magic with a simple companion image editing program.

TT

Mister Nock
23rd Jun 2005, 23:05
You're the best Time Traveller :D