How do i make skins and make icons? -1 reply

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#1 10 years ago

As the title states, how do i make skins and icons for units? Just a few days ago i got Pain.NET and have no clue how to edit half the stuff in EaW. Is there a tutorial somewhere where i can learn how to make icons and edit the skins? If there isnt a tutorial, does someone have the time to explain it to me?

I'm trying to expand my EaW know how from jus XML coding to: XML Coding, Skinning, and Icon making.

And is Skinning and Icons the only thing Paint.NET can do or is there something im forgeting?

Thx, Delta_____62




Nebulogan_B

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#2 10 years ago
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#3 10 years ago

thx do you know how to edit/create skins?




T3h Piti

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#4 10 years ago

I swear this is in the master sticky...... A photoshop program (make skin) hex editor to apply skin. do not ask me how to use the damn hex editor




Hybrid Theory

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#5 10 years ago

Hex editing is very easy. 1upD wrote a tutorial on this: Re-skinning tutorial




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#6 10 years ago

The thing is that he (and I) want to know how to make a skin, not what program is required, I mean all of the skins I have looked at with paint.net appear as either nothing visible or a bunch of apparently random pixels, I want to know where to put each pixel (I know there is a way that the program simplifies it, but I want to know how to do that.) I already know about re-skinning and I'm about to do it to create blue and yellow lasers in my mod. Also, I don't have photoshop, will other image-editing programs work (I have paint.net as I mentioned above)?