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T7nowhere
03-04-2004, 04:29 AM
This thread links to various older discussion threads dealing with specific modding issues. Please browse the four tutorial forums to check if a newer tutorial exists before using the links contained in this thread.


Original thread opened for discussion: http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?t=124284

Last Updated January 22, 2004 If you know of a thread you have found helpfull PM me and I'll add it. All recently added threads will have

I decided to compile this list so that people will have easy access to what I think are the most important threads in this forum to date.

I hope this helps new and veteran modders alike. Mostly I want to keep the really informative threads from being lost amongst the chaos.


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Tutorials:
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Editing Items Using KotOR Tool - Tutorial (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=132253)
Achilles' Lightsaber walkthrough (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=129450)
Module and Dialogue Creation in depth Tutorial (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=130451)
How to Make your Saber Upgradeable (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=128735)
Introduction to SW:KotOR Modding with Fred Tetra's Kotor Tool (http://www.map-review.com/index.php?page=tutorial_view&id=28)
How to add journal entries (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=129333)
A guide to "new area" creation (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122867)
Tutorial for changing models (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121500)
Tutorial for adding retextured NPC armor as new items. (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122147)
Tutorial On Creating Custom Items (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=124184)
How Lightsabers were built. OR the chaotic Saber genesis :) (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122085)
Want to make a custom Lightsaber (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=123075)
Removing Item Restrictions (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121845)
Turn Clothes into more than just a fasion statement (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=124230)
On texture editing and adding new reskined player heads (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122562)
Adding new item properties (The combinations are almost endless) (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122916)
Can I make my own item? (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121857)
Creating Custom Load Screens (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?p=2573651#post2573651)
Giving your custom modules their own names (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?p=2573381#post2573381)
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3D modeling
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KotOR model tool (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=131160&highlight=modeling) Extract and decompile KotOR models.
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Texture Reskinning:
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Texture overlay defining a pattern and using layer effects (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=130749)
step by step for a white saber blade (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=131406)
step by step for a black saber blade (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=130006)
Photoshop Tips (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=126076)

Making textures transparent useing Photoshop (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=126124)
PS tutorials: Texture_Preparation, Texture_Extraction (http://www.pcgamemods.com/7241/)

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Scripting: I have not tried all of these scripts so if they won't work for you don't blame me :)
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[B]NEW How to create your own Padawan mod? (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=143010)
Extending force power time (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=126018)
How to use HazardX's .nss compiler (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=143681)
A couple usefull links for scripting functions + Tutorials (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?threadid=125233)
Useing globals with dialogs (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&postid=1469796#post1469796)
A script to initiate a new dialog (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121013)
A script to change the player model (could be used to disguise the PC at a plot (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=120907)
Earlier post of the same script with some more useful info (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=120904)
Tired of your party members? Want more Jedi? (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121036)
Playing as Bastila (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121096)
Function to teleport you to another location (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121847)
Question about romance mod.. (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121416)
How to plant player made items in the game (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=123433)
And
more of how to plant items (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=123554)
A script to make an npc attack you when attached to dialog (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=123618)

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2DA editing:
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Numbered animations in Animations.2da and their effect. (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=133683)
Adding New selectable PC's (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=126215)
Spells.2da column descriptions (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=124935)
See Gleaner’s post (6th down) on featgain/classpowergain.2da editing (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121440)
Editing classes.2da to add more Feats (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121795)
ON classpowergain.2da feats.2da (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122374)
Editing forceadjust.2da (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=123398)
Editing Appearance.2da to replace PC models with NPC ones (Darth Bandon body) (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122003)

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Miscellaneous:
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how do i make masks invisible (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=130058)
Play a new game with the inventory from your last game (Warnning I advise you to remove all the plot items from INVENTORY.res before doing this) (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=125174)
How to get the HotG and MotF Early in-game (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=123790)
A discussion about models (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121221)
Texture editing (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121744)
Useful features in swkotor.ini (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122058 )
Holowan CloakWorks (I thought I would add this) (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=121480&highlight=Holowan)
A level in taris that you can't get to in the game, but can warp to. (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=123582)
Deconstructing the yuthura mod (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=123668)

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Web links:
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Lilac Soul's NWN Script Generator is designed for NWN,But it may help you get started Scripting and point you in the right direction. (http://nwvault.ign.com/Files/other/data/1044998316652.shtml)
NWN scripting functions (http://www.nwnlexicon.com/)
Biowares NWN script Forum (http://nwn.bioware.com/forums/viewforum.html?forum=47)
Bioware Dev section. Very useful (http://nwn.bioware.com/developers)
TrainingTools.com (http://www.trainingtools.com/)
This is a great site with many Tutorials For Apps like Photoshop(5.5-7).

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Mod Ideas:
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Armor creation project (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122017)
Adding Yuthera (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122336)
A Story concept (http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=122871)

If any of the links are broken please let me know. And remmber there many more informative posts that are here. So the search function is your friend. :)