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Thread: ~ QUESTIONS Topic and FAQ - Modders Workshop ~ [ This thread is 112 pages long: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 (17) 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 ]
Vlaad
Vlaad


Admirable
Legendary Hero
ghost of the past
posted January 11, 2008 11:29 PM

I'm trying to change the appearance of a hero editing his properties; while the Archmagi LOD works fine, the Magi LOD (which I actually need) is all messed up (y'know, he looks like a gangly spider). Any ideas why...?
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Gnoll_Mage
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Supreme Hero
posted January 11, 2008 11:31 PM
Edited by Gnoll_Mage at 14:05, 12 Jan 2008.

Off the top of my head, it sounds like skeleton / geometry issues, let me just open the editor...

Edit:
I don't get it, I try to change the model in the editor, nothing happens, I click reload map, still nothing, I close and reopen the editor, and ... the hero has vanished...

Okay it seems like it's impossible to edit hero models in the editor - yesno?

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Gnoll_Mage
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Supreme Hero
posted January 11, 2008 11:45 PM
Edited by Gnoll_Mage at 14:16, 12 Jan 2008.

Could someone link me to the mod that adds details about dark energy and rage levels into the game?

Edit: nvm, found (the French version of) it here.
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Nelgirith
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Supreme Hero
posted January 12, 2008 02:25 PM

And the english one is here ^^ http://heroescommunity.com/viewthread.php3?TID=24653

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Vlaad
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Admirable
Legendary Hero
ghost of the past
posted January 12, 2008 06:06 PM

Quote:
Off the top of my head, it sounds like skeleton / geometry issues, let me just open the editor...

Edit:
I don't get it, I try to change the model in the editor, nothing happens, I click reload map, still nothing, I close and reopen the editor, and ... the hero has vanished...

Okay it seems like it's impossible to edit hero models in the editor - yesno?

Of course it's possible - reread my previous post.
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InfernoX880
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Famous Hero
posted January 12, 2008 11:18 PM

Can someone direct me to where all the music files are located? I'm guessing it's one of the two Sounds folders, but I have no idea where to start looking.

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magnomagus
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modding wizard
posted January 12, 2008 11:55 PM

The music files are not in the data.pak, but in the music folder
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InfernoX880
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Famous Hero
posted January 13, 2008 05:26 PM

Wow, I feel like an idiot for not seeing that.

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Nelgirith
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Supreme Hero
posted January 13, 2008 06:06 PM

Quote:
Wow, I feel like an idiot for not seeing that.


I know the feeling, I've discovered that the exe was in the bin directory only with the DM map

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Gnoll_Mage
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Supreme Hero
posted January 13, 2008 10:41 PM

Quote:
Quote:
Off the top of my head, it sounds like skeleton / geometry issues, let me just open the editor...

Edit:
I don't get it, I try to change the model in the editor, nothing happens, I click reload map, still nothing, I close and reopen the editor, and ... the hero has vanished...

Okay it seems like it's impossible to edit hero models in the editor - yesno?

Of course it's possible - reread my previous post.


Well you didn't really specify that you were doing it via the `mod editor`
So how do you edit a hero's appearance from within the editor, rather than editing the data files more directly?
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Vlaad
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Admirable
Legendary Hero
ghost of the past
posted January 14, 2008 03:04 AM

Quote:
Well you didn't really specify that you were doing it via the `mod editor`
So how do you edit a hero's appearance from within the editor, rather than editing the data files more directly?
I am editing the files within the editor by customizing the "shared" properties.
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Legendary Hero
Back from the Dead
posted January 14, 2008 04:06 AM

Hey, me textures aren't working again...

Could someone check for me?
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, eh?
posted January 14, 2008 05:08 AM
Edited by Wulfstan8182 at 05:09, 14 Jan 2008.

what do you mean by "not working"? are you saying that it is a wrong colour or are you saying that it is not showing up?
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Back from the Dead
posted January 14, 2008 05:10 AM

Not showing up.
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Supreme Hero
posted January 14, 2008 07:08 PM
Edited by Gnoll_Mage at 19:21, 14 Jan 2008.

@Vlaad: that's what I was trying to do! But it did nothing. Turns out you have to change the ColourModels. Both the Magi work fine for me, so I don't really know what to suggest, perhaps you only changed a selection of the settings by accident, or you accidentally changed one of the skeleton and geometry of the model (check they match each other).

@DS: checking. Edit: works fine in the editor. Does it work in the editor for you?
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Supreme Hero
posted January 14, 2008 07:36 PM

Where are the models for the multiplayer ghosts?
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Cepheus
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Far-flung Keeper
posted January 14, 2008 07:37 PM

data.pak\Characters\Heroes\{Files beginning with "Ghost"}

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Legendary Hero
Back from the Dead
posted January 14, 2008 10:07 PM

@GM: No.  This is very odd.
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posted January 14, 2008 11:15 PM

Heh, I just put the mod in and it worked. Perhaps you have a more recent version of the texture files accidentally loose in a data folder.

@Ceph: are you sure? I thought all the ghosts looked different.
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Supreme Hero
posted January 14, 2008 11:18 PM
Edited by Gnoll_Mage at 00:37, 15 Jan 2008.

Could someone confirm for me that HoMM does not load from user mods any files within the "bin" folder ? (I'm trying to replace the TotE Tome of Light Magic file with the HoF one, cos I'm convinced they're different...)

Edit: well although they are different sizes, they may not be different, so my test may not have shown that HoMM probably doesn't replace bin files. This is because I had accidentally changed a texture without realising it (I'd changed it for another fiddle and it happened, since it was a general texture, to be used for the Tome as well).
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