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anarchyfan

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#1 9 years ago

I can't seem the find the importer tool for A1. I have the plugin installed but the option for A1 does not appear. Is it because i only downloaded the trial? Some insight on this would be much appreciated.




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#2 9 years ago

The Importer should work with either A1 or A2.




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#3 9 years ago

I've used MS3D trial version with the plugins and it works. Are you sure you've correctly installed the importers in your MS3D directory? I know I had the same problem first.




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#4 9 years ago

Also don't forget. The public version of the importer will only import stock ships that comes with the games.




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#5 9 years ago

Yes, it's exact! Thanks SciFiFan.




anarchyfan

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#6 9 years ago

okay, so i got milk shape working and decided, "Hey? Why don't i make a cardassian building ship?!" So i made all the meshes and textures but when i try adding the "joints" and naming them only part of the ship appears in my Storm 3D Tool. The meshes have under 8 or less characters, i have the main node, it's named h_scene root, and each node for the meshes is named in the following format: m_*meshname*. I am currently using a tutorial called the MS3d SOD tutorial that is not very helpful when it comes to directions or troubleshooting.

if anyone could write me a detailed description (with pix) of how this proccess of applying nodes is done correctly i would be VERY greatful.




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#7 9 years ago

You should try MAP (Major Payne's) MS3D Sod Tutorial, it's available on the main site I believe. Only other alternative is to import a stock model, remove the textures and mesh parts, save it as a new file then merge it onto your new model and just rename the joints to fit your mesh. Then finally move them around the export the model. ;)




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#8 9 years ago

i think i'll just use the tutorial.. could you send me a link to the download?




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#9 9 years ago

actually scratch that. i was using his tutorial either he left something out that everyone else picked up on or i'm doing something wrong....




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#10 9 years ago

Picture One (don't laugh texturing is a bitch) is what should be spawning (without the spheres) Picture Two is what is spanwing




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