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    Unit making overview

    Post  Eöl on Sun Nov 15, 2009 9:11 am

    Main overview of unit making


    best Programms to use:

    Modeling:
    -Milkshape (trial for one month)
    -3dsmax
    -(tool that changes milkshape file into mesh file. Still need to find the name) You can also use: goat and goal. (see below)

    Uv mapping:
    -Lithunwrap (freeware)
    http://files.seriouszone.com/download.php?fileid=198

    Texturing:
    -Python (needed for texture-dds converter and goat/goal) (freeware)
    http://www.python.org/download/
    -Texture-dds converter (freeware)
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/downloads.php?do=file&id=1347
    -Gimp (freeware)
    -Photoshop
    -dds plugin for gimp (freeware)
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=221769
    -bward's armory (freeware)
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=198506
    -bward's shields (freeware)
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=187265
    -bward's horses (freeware)
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=174226

    Use for miltiple things combined (including putting an uv-wrap into dds file)
    Goat and Goal (feeware)
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=190197


    Best Tutorials

    -Unit makers tome of knowledge (really the best and it gives also links to other tutorials)
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=127787
    -Editing unit textures
    http://www.twcenter.net/forums/showthread.php?t=83515


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    Re: Unit making overview

    Post  Skeleton Of The West on Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:10 am

    Nice thread, its a really good resource for one who wishes to start making units cheers .
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    Re: Unit making overview

    Post  Eöl on Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:16 am

    Skeleton Of The West wrote:Nice thread, its a really good resource for one who wishes to start making units cheers .

    Thanks, still very basic, but I will upload it a lot.
    Maybe you can make a small tread about mapping?
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    Re: Unit making overview

    Post  Beorn on Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:06 am

    Milkshape that I use is the easiest way and if u search is a freeware too....(keygen)
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    Post  Skeleton Of The West on Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:08 am

    Maybe you can make a small tread about mapping?

    Well Im not sure people here want to learn mapping, at least no one posted it here, but I will open it now Very Happy .
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    Re: Unit making overview

    Post  Eöl on Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:46 am

    I will make later a very basic unit making tutorial. It is just a summary of multiple tutorials and downloading places for tools, but I will also explain some question I had myself and were difficult to find.

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