About This File
This mod intends to address key issues with male Twi'lek heads in KOTOR I, most notably the addition of ear geometry.
Both the ear meshes and textures included in this mod are modified ports from SWTOR, which improve ear shape & texture quality. Additional improvements include better smoothing groups, non-clipping teeth & eyelids, & recolored tongues.
There are two options for installation. Option A models feature "slim" necks, while Option B models retain unaltered "blubber" necks. I highly reccomend the first option as it fixes clipping with heavy armor collars, but feel free to choose the second if you prefer that look. There are no other differences between the two.
Given the frequency of Twi'lek NPCs, this mod is a nice visual improvement, & the addition of ear meshes keeps consistency with other head models in the game.
There's also a KOTOR II version available here.
Installation & Uninstallation
To install this mod, drag the files from either the Option A folder or Option B folder to the Override folder located in your game's directory. Then, drag files from the Textures folder to the Override folder as well. You may want to back up any pre-existing duplicates beforehand.
To uninstall this mod, delete the files from your game's Override folder. There's a list of files included in the download's readme.txt for reference.
Compatibility & Known Issues
This mod will not be compatible with any retextures for Twi'lek male heads. If you use (or plan on using) the K1 NPC Overhaul Mod, that mod MUST be installed prior to installing this one.
If the lekku (head tails) appear much lighter in-game than what my screenshots show, that's dependent on the graphics you're using. The differences in shading are not affected by this mod.
Thanks to Darth Parametric, ebmar, & JCarter426 for assisting in identifying issues and troubleshooting during the making of this mod.
Major thanks to the KOTOR community for the passion & dedication that keeps these games alive.
This mod is not supported by LucasArts, BioWare, EA, or Obsidian Entertainment. It is for personal usage only & intends no copyright infringement.
Contact me on DeadlyStream or via Discord (listed on my DS profile) if you have any questions, comments, suggestions, or the like.
If you want to use this mod as a part of an external work, you must recieve my permission. This mod should only be found on Deadly Stream, no user may upload it to another modding site.
What's New in Version 1.3.1 See changelog
Fixed oversights from the last update, including the lack of a normal map and TXI data for each texture. All of the textures are now in TPC format.
- n_komadh.mdl/mdx, n_komadh.tpc
- n_xorh.mdl/mdx, n_xorh.tpc
- n_zharh.mdl/mdx, n_zharh.tpc
- twilek_m.mdl/mdx, twilek_m01.tpc
- twilek_m02.mdl/mdx, twilek_m02.tpc
- twilek_m03.mdl/mdx, twilek_m03.tpc