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Old 06-10-2007, 09:32 AM   #1
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Modding possible?

Short question: Is modding possible for this game?
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Old 06-15-2007, 09:58 PM   #2
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No, and I doubt there are people still playing this game.


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Old 06-17-2007, 05:51 PM   #3
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No, and I doubt there are people still playing this game.
I still play it, it's a good game (albeit an underrated one). It might be possible to mod in the PC version of TPM but i haven't come across any.....
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Old 06-18-2007, 05:24 AM   #4
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Oh well.

I read that Zanzibar (Correct name, huh?) said that he couldn't release the source files and mod tools... But that was back in 2002. Not it's 2007! If the company (Big Ape) still has the files, is it POSSIBLE that they could release 'em? I have loved this game since I was a little kid, and modding would be a big plus!
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Old 08-09-2007, 04:58 AM   #5
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I looked in the TPM Manual and spotted Zanzibar's real name... Ray West. Do you guys think it's possible to find him somewhere on the net? If we could find him, do you think he can release the files (If he still has them)...?
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Old 03-16-2008, 02:20 PM   #6
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He wouldn't have the rights to release it himself. Maybe you can figure it out on your own. I doubt anyone would really care if you did modify the game...

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Old 04-06-2008, 09:28 AM   #7
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True words.

In one of the game's folders, I found a very intresting package called "BIG.Z". 77 MB and it would not surprise me at all if it contained the game's models and textures (Because you can find the sound files, the map files (et cetera) in other folders).

I'll maybe look into this. You never know where it could go...
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Old 04-06-2008, 03:12 PM   #8
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Did you open it? If yes, what it contains?
By the way, I've forgot to give you Zanzibar e-mail: west@bigape.com



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Old 04-07-2008, 12:58 AM   #9
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After reading some in some old topics on the board I've achieved quite useful information.

The BIG.Z folder does contain models, but they are not that useful for us who wants to mod the game. If you changed the Qui-Gon model to the Jar-Jar model (for example), the game would probably crash - because the Jar-Jar model doesn't have the same animations like the Qui-Gon model.

Since the company Big Ape doesn't exist anymore, I don't think Zanzibar use the west@bigape.com mail these days, since it was his job mail. Our only chance for real contact would be if we could get his personal mail somehow.

If we could get in touch with the guy, we must keep in mind that it's one HELLUVA chance that he doesn't own the source files anymore. Well, you never know... maybe they are saved somewhere...
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Old 01-30-2009, 02:08 PM   #10
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Well we can still hope, for now. I'm content with the Darth Maul and Mace Windu model changes.


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Old 03-18-2009, 12:23 AM   #11
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I agree, the PC version possibly...

Well, to my knowledge talking about rom images and emulators is okay here on LF provided you have the legal requirements to possess a rom image (the game that the rom is actually OF). It might not be all that different from modding a PC version.


If you managed to get a proper emulator with a rom image (I'm assuming you HAVE the game so this is all legal) and a bit of programs...decompliers/compilers, script tools, resource editor stuff, graphics programs, etc., then I suppose you could remodel TPM.

It's an icky process, but I think it would achieve more or less what you'd want it to do.

Just my 2 cents.
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:13 AM   #12
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For the record I'd love to see this. >.>


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Old 04-03-2009, 12:57 PM   #13
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As would I, but this kind of thing would take a good while I imagine.


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Old 04-06-2009, 07:04 AM   #14
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I think all of you would be glad to know that I've managed to talk to Zanzibar a week ago. Now I'm just waiting for an answer.



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Old 04-06-2009, 07:28 AM   #15
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Perhaps not that much of a while after all.


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Old 04-16-2009, 12:51 AM   #16
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Old 07-25-2009, 03:22 PM   #17
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They lost all the modding tools. Only a kind of "hacker" would be able to create some tools again for modify this game, and I dont know nothing about Reverse Engineering. The question is open, what can we do?.

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Old 10-16-2009, 10:30 AM   #18
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Right now, I'm making a translation mod of all the subtitles and text boxes, including buttons and menus to portuguese. As for skin/models modding I think it would be more difficult, since I can't find a way to open the textures and all.
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Old 11-03-2009, 09:26 AM   #19
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It would be great if someone could make a Darth Maul skin to play as or something.
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Old 11-05-2009, 02:20 PM   #20
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It would be great if someone could make a Darth Maul skin to play as or something.
But there is.
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Old 11-05-2009, 03:47 PM   #21
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But there is.
Yes I found out. Unfortunately I don't have the disc anymore.
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Old 12-09-2009, 08:00 AM   #22
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If you are speaking about the Zanzibar's Darth Maul, I can send it to you, I have the Mace Windu skin too. Good luck.
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:08 PM   #23
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If you are speaking about the Zanzibar's Darth Maul, I can send it to you, I have the Mace Windu skin too. Good luck.
Still, Visas needs the disc.
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Old 12-21-2009, 05:49 AM   #24
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Give me your e-mail and I send it to you Visas, or anyone who want it. Are you trying to do somethings with this game or it is only for play?.
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