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Silveredge9
05-24-2006, 09:28 AM
Hi, I'm new to this place. I've been pretty much playing the KOTOR series since it was originally released, but only on the xbox. Recently I figured I'd grab the PC version of the original for the sole purpose of tinkering with it. :P

Anyways, heres what I've been working on recently, a reskin of the jedi robe on the original. I'll probably release it when soon, I need to be 100% happy with it first. >_>

Options, improvements or just general comments are welcome.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v642/Silveredge9/pic2.jpg
Front

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v642/Silveredge9/pic3.jpg
Back

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v642/Silveredge9/pic1.jpg
Side

ChAiNz.2da
05-24-2006, 09:38 AM
Nice :D

To be honest though, it looks very much like Mortal Kombat's "Scorpion"... was that your intention? If not, don't be surprised about similar comments (I don't consider it a bad thing ;) )..

however, if you were specifically going for the look, you pretty much hit it spot on!

In any case.. great job! and welcome to the Modder's Ranks! :thumbsup:

Welcome to the Forums! :waive1:

Silveredge9
05-24-2006, 09:44 AM
Yeah, I noticed the similarities to Scorpian too. :P And thanks for the welcome.

The yellow-ness of it was actually taken from a costume Leia wore in something, It's just stuck in the back of my mind until now. I might experiment with different colours and such, and see what happens.

ChAiNz.2da
05-24-2006, 09:59 AM
Yeah, I noticed the similarities to Scorpian too. :P And thanks for the welcome.

The yellow-ness of it was actually taken from a costume Leia wore in something, It's just stuck in the back of my mind until now. I might experiment with different colours and such, and see what happens.
Oh don't get me wrong, the Scorpion reference wasn't an insult.. it looks great :D

If you do experiment with other colors, be sure to keep the yellow version as well :)

[Off topic]
As for the welcome.. we're always happy to have fresh meat err.. new modders to join in on the fun.. :devsmoke:
Enjoy your stay and feel free to explore other parts of the forums..

especially AHTO (http://www.lucasforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=325), we've got all kinds of crazies in there ;) Great place to hang after frying your brain over a mod (I'm sure most will agree) :lol:
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Silveredge9
05-24-2006, 01:59 PM
Made a few colour variations, might make a few more tweaks and then possible release them as a pack.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v642/Silveredge9/pic6.jpg
Blue

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v642/Silveredge9/pic5.jpg
Grey

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v642/Silveredge9/pic4.jpg
Grey

Pavlos
05-24-2006, 02:18 PM
Very nice!

I'm a fan of the blue. I'll definitely download if you... eh, upload.

Inyri
05-24-2006, 02:33 PM
Did you do the patterns in there yourself or are they part of the original texture and I just never noticed?

Either way I agree with Pavlos that the blue one is quite nice. I don't so much like the yellow one because it's just too much yellow - it needs something to break it up a little so it doesn't just look like a big sea of yellow. Maybe add a complementary trim color?

Silveredge9
05-24-2006, 06:54 PM
The pattern is custom and isn't on the original robe texture.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v642/Silveredge9/pic7.jpg
I've altered the pattern, it looked too simple being only 1px thick. I've also added a grey trim along the edges of the main overlay robe. I'm pretty happy with it at the moment, with only perhaps slight changes in the belt and wrist bands.

Inyri
05-24-2006, 07:27 PM
The pattern is custom and isn't on the original robe texture.In that case kudos! Whatever you've done to that really makes it stand out more - gives it some depth. Keep it up :)

woogiee
05-24-2006, 08:02 PM
Very nice, if I had KOTOR for pc id def DL this if you decide to release it. The more I look at KOTOR's robes the more I like them, and the less i like TSL's

EnderWiggin
05-24-2006, 10:13 PM
This would be in my override as well if you released it. I am very much liking that pattern!

_EW_

Alkonium
05-24-2006, 10:24 PM
I definitely like the yellow skin better, reminds me of Scorpion from Mortal Kombat. Is there going to be a male version for it?

woogiee
05-25-2006, 02:30 AM
heh, actually Silveredge9 has Scorpion, Sub-Zero and Smoke esqe (sp?) robes lol. didnt click in my head earlier. *wishes for more money to buy KOTOR now*

Ghost Down
05-25-2006, 04:56 AM
Oh, nice looking robe u got there!.. Now what about an Sith version?.. Black robe with the pattern in red..

- Dream Evil :vamp1:

Silveredge9
05-25-2006, 06:02 AM
There's a strange problem I've encountered. Up until now to get like a section of the skin PVC shiny I've simply made it slightly transparent in the relevant area, this works perfectly when the robes are on the PC yet when they go on another like Bastilla or Juhani, there are actually transparent and you can see pretty much straight through them. >_>

ChAiNz.2da
05-25-2006, 09:12 AM
There's a strange problem I've encountered. Up until now to get like a section of the skin PVC shiny I've simply made it slightly transparent in the relevant area, this works perfectly when the robes are on the PC yet when they go on another like Bastilla or Juhani, there are actually transparent and you can see pretty much straight through them. >_>
Have you changed your assigned shader in the envmap column of your appearance.2da?

A value of "Default" will make you have the swiss-cheese look ;)
You'll want to change the value to something such as "CM_Baremetal"...

That or there was (I think) another method to do this, but I can't find it to save the life of me.. I think oldflash hints on it here:
http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?t=153502

BUT, I've never been able to get a chrome effect to work just by adjusting a .txi file entry (for clothing).. maybe it's just me that has badluck :lol:

oldflash
05-25-2006, 10:25 AM
I should have a look in kotor\override but I thing txi file will be enought to set chrome effect for bastila and juhani cloth.
Just make a text file with same name as texture file but .txi extension and inside put envmaptexture cm_baremetal. If doesn't work you need to edit appearance.2da like ChAiNz.2da suggest.

Silveredge9
05-25-2006, 06:29 PM
Fixed the problem, had to edit appearence.2da. Thanks for the help.

They are all pretty much finished, here are pictures of the different colour variations that I will include in the robe pack (Yep, I plan to release them all :P) Clicky (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v642/Silveredge9/blah.jpg)

ChAiNz.2da
05-26-2006, 09:12 AM
:thumbsup: Wow! Major improvements, they're all fantastic...


hehehe.. I couldn't help but notice the name of your .jpg (blah) :lol:

Far from it, these look superb... the texturing pattern makes a world of difference, and the fact that you didn't go overboard with the "shiny" parts (something I'm dreadfully guilty of) makes them even better... :)

Pavlos
05-26-2006, 09:59 AM
Wow! Major improvements, they're all fantastic...

Absolutely! Wow... I must have these for my next playthrough :). I think you've done an excellent job on getting these robes just right. Well done.

Ghost Down
05-26-2006, 10:11 AM
So, no Sith version?

- Dream Evil :vamp1:

Silveredge9
05-26-2006, 11:20 AM
So, no Sith version?

- Dream Evil :vamp1:
The Black and Red robes are essentially the Sith versions. I actually did create a quick variation with black robes and red patterns, but It didn't really look right.

Anyways I submitted the file to just Filefront at the moment, so that should appear for download soon. I tried PCGAMEMODS too, but it seems to have an error when uploading files.

Inyri
05-26-2006, 12:15 PM
Hopefully the wait wasn't too long ;)

http://knightsoftheoldrepublic.filefront.com/file/Patterned_Robes;63150

Silveredge9
05-26-2006, 01:09 PM
Cool, I guess that means I'm officially a modder. :P

ChAiNz.2da
05-26-2006, 01:41 PM
Cool, I guess that means I'm officially a modder. :P
Yay! let the hazing commence! :devsmoke: hehehe...

hey Silveredge9, might I suggest you create a release thread here in TUCE (http://www.lucasforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=645)? It's our mod release announcement board that acts as a central "go to" spot for feedback on your mod and such...

It'll help get you more exposure, and ensure that you get mentioned in our Mod Reports on the SWK website (http://www.starwarsknights.com/) :D

Inyri
05-26-2006, 01:48 PM
...whoops, I forgot to add the developer name. Fixed! Silly me... made it and everything, then forgot to update the mod page! Meh.

Good work on the release, though. Keep on modding :).