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black9_knight

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#1 10 years ago

If anyone has any questions on modding, you can post it here. This reduces thread spam so we can find the threads we want faster.

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#2 10 years ago

[COLOR=blue]How do I use and edit skins? And does modding effect my game for ever?[/COLOR]




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#3 10 years ago
supersecretagentman;4603268[COLOR=blue][COLOR=Black]How do I use and edit skins? And [/COLOR][COLOR=Black]does modding effect my game for ever?[/COLOR][/COLOR]

1) download modtools 2) go to assets/sides 3) pick desired team folder 4) open C:\BF2_ModTools\assets\sides\ABC\msh where ABC is the team 5) open with image manipulator, such as photoshop or gimp.

1) to use it you would have to make a new map by going into C:\BF2_ModTools\data and then _build and opening 'Modtools VisualMunge.exe' 2) Go to data_ABC where ABC is the map's three letter map ID 3) copy the desired team folder and common folder into C:\BF2_ModTools\data_ABC\Sides 4) Go to C:\BF2_ModTools\data_ABC\Common\scripts\ABC 5) ABCc_con.lua is for republic/CIS era, ABCg_con.lua is for imperial/rebel era 6) open up the one for the desired era 7) let's say you're using the republic/CIS era, go down to

ReadDataFile("sound\\yav.lvl;yav1cw") ReadDataFile("SIDE\\rep.lvl", "rep_inf_ep3_rifleman", "rep_inf_ep3_rocketeer", "rep_inf_ep3_engineer", "rep_inf_ep3_sniper", "rep_inf_ep3_officer", "rep_inf_ep3_jettrooper", "rep_hover_fightertank", "rep_hero_anakin", "rep_hover_barcspeeder") ReadDataFile("SIDE\\cis.lvl", "cis_inf_rifleman", "cis_inf_rocketeer", "cis_inf_engineer", "cis_inf_sniper", "cis_inf_officer", "cis_inf_droideka", "cis_hero_darthmaul", "cis_hover_aat") ReadDataFile("SIDE\\tur.lvl", "tur_bldg_laser", "tur_bldg_tower")

if you're editing the republics skins, add dc: before SIDE like this

ReadDataFile("dc:SIDE\\rep.lvl",

8) open munge at C:\BF2_ModTools\data_ABC\_BUILD 9) go to where it says sides and select 'EVERYTHING' instead of 'NOTHING'

no, these don't change your game forever unless you overwrite the original maps. don't worry about that though, because the mod maps usually go in C:\Program Files\LucasArts\Star Wars Battlefront II\GameData\addon




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#4 10 years ago

[COLOR=blue]Wow. That doesn't seem very simple.:uhoh:[/COLOR]




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#5 10 years ago

[COLOR=blue]I finnaly think Im going to download a Mod, but Is it save? If anything wrong happens can I just unstall it and mygame will be fixed? Please reply quickly.[/COLOR]:confused:




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#6 10 years ago

That depends on what kind of mod. If you DL any mod, you should backup up the folder(s) it modifies. I.E. if you DL a sides mod, something that changes the 501st to, lets say 41st, you should copy your game's SIDE folder and put it somewhere safe. It would help to know what mod you're planning on getting.




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#7 10 years ago
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#8 10 years ago

Considering that thats a final release you shouldn't have any problems but if you(with this one specifically cause it overwrites some stock files) you will have to uninstall and completely remove everything. Although to prevent having to do this you could just backup your SWBF2 folder and then DL the pack to the original location.




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#9 10 years ago

[COLOR=royalblue]Does any have a really good mod, but is very simple to install like all you have to do is install it on your addon folder?[/COLOR]




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#10 10 years ago

that would be a map. there is currently a goldrush for maps. if you can't find any here, go to gametoast.com