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musashi212
06-25-2002, 08:14 AM
For people with 3d sudio max 4 this is a Md3 exporter. I wasn't sure if people knew about, so i'll post it anyways.

http://www.accad.ohio-state.edu/~sswearin/downloads1.html

musashi212
06-25-2002, 08:29 AM
One more thing. After much tweaking, and resizing. The saber model is still a little off. I think my problem lies in the tages.

http://www.geocities.com/courier411/saber222.jpg

as you can see in the pic, the Saber is acouple of feet in front of the model. Plus the handle is inverted. i'm sure by the time somebody responds to this thread i would have figured it out.

By the way, the red dots are to show you where the handle is supposed to be. Hasn't been textued yeah. Figured it won't be worth it until the tags are positioned correctly.

musashi212
06-25-2002, 10:29 AM
I have corrected all the error except one. The model show up fine without texture. The blade is properly algined. The question is how do i apply the texture to the saber? I am stuck, I used a program called Texporter to unwrapp the image. I made the necessary adjustments to the bmp, and then saved it out as Jpg. I am guessing the key is for md3 viewer to pick it up. Well i hope somebody answere soon, or somebody within 10 ft of me is gonna bleed.

Madjai
06-25-2002, 10:45 AM
its very simple, just like a player model your saber needs a .skin file. but the skin file is not needed in the .pk3, its only used for md3view.

so make a .skin file, i dont think it matters what its called, place it and the jpg in the folder C:\base\models\weapons2\saber, well thats mine anyways.

open md3view, import the skin file and your saber should now have the skin on it in the viewing window. export, pak it up and play.

musashi212
06-25-2002, 11:28 AM
You have spared someone for the moment. Though the saber.jpg which is my actually skin is not being found. I make the w_saber.skin file. added the necassry lines. But the texture can't be found.....hmmm

does this weapons/saber folder need to be in the lucas art folder?

Madjai
06-25-2002, 11:56 AM
i think it has something to do with the way the folders are set up.

just do what i did. create a new folder in your primary drive called base, put all the JKO tools in that base folder, then make the other folders, models/weapons/saber.

put all your saber stuff into the saber folder and try it again.

DarthFallen_NYC
06-25-2002, 11:57 AM
I'm having the exact same problem dude. If I'll figure it out, I'll post it.

musashi212
06-25-2002, 12:20 PM
They all need to be in the same folder in the weapons/saber folder. I do mean all of them. Include the md3 in there. Open the md3, and then the skin. There should be no problem

So in the weapons2 folder you should have Md3 file, skin, saber.jpg



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musashi212
06-25-2002, 12:31 PM
I got it working, but..... :( i need to re-paint

DarthFallen_NYC
06-25-2002, 02:57 PM
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Pedantic
06-25-2002, 03:10 PM
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