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  1. 17 points
    In this Topic i want to share my current progress on a project to make the visual appearance of the Planets in Kotor 2 more appealing. While learning to create textures in my previous Mods like the Complete Overhaul Series for K1, this mod is the end- product of that process over the years. The overall goal of this mod is to bring more of the movie flair to the game by emulating the panel designs of the Prequel, Sequel Trilogy and (perhaps in the future) Battlefront II. I know this is a very ambitious project so i cant tell if im able to pull it off in time, but while its already covering large parts of the game, i try to improve it, by adding some textures here and there from time to time. WIP Screenshots:
  2. 17 points
    Hey Kotorians (yes I want to make that a thing) – I am excited to be announcing a big update to the Kotor community. The short version is Deadlystream and /r/Kotor are moving forward with a merger of our communities. So what is happening? Immediately we will begin co-moderating Deadlystream and /r/Kotor. I am being added as mod to /r/Kotor and Snigaroo is joining Deadlystream as an admin, while Goat is joining as a moderator. We will be expanding staff cooperation in the coming months. Moderation of the /r/Kotor Discord will be shared and modding channels have already been added to the discord. This will become the official discord for Deadlystream going forward. Additionally, wee will also be cross-posting content across communities to encourage /r/Kotor subscriber engagement on Deadlystream and working on increasing modder participation on /r/Kotor. We hope these actions lead towards growth for both communities. What about rules? Each community will still have a unique set of rules, processes and procedures to follow. Deadlystream’s forum based community and the reddit community are very different beasts, each with a different need we fill for the community, our rules will never be 100% aligned but we will align where it makes sense. We will have more information announced over the coming weeks while Sniggles and I work on our integration ideas and planning. Speaking of rule updates, we do have two changes that will be implemented beginning today and they are as follows; · Our rule around porting of content being banned This rule is being replaced by the following rule: · Mods and Assets that are of the same game series (ie KoTOR 1, KoTOR2 and SWTOR) can be ported between games and uploaded to Deadlystream. Porting from other copyright game assets is not allowed, although any fan created content (even from other games) can be hosted at Deadlystream as long as there is no copyright on said mods, files and/or assets. You will still need to abide by all other mod hosting rules. -All mods submitted going forward will require all modder's to fill out 1 additional field, this field is called "Contains Port Content", it is filled out by selecting either yes or no from the drop down menu. -Any modder that has ported content will also be required to fill out a second field called, "Source of Ported Content", this will be a free text field that the modder can describe where his ported content is from. · Rule 19: "All content on Deadlystream must be uploaded by the original creator/owners of the content. Uploading content that is owned by someone else is strictly prohibited, unless explicit permission can be demonstrated by the uploader. If you are found to upload content that is owned by another person without explicit evidence of permission, the first offense will result in a warning via PM and removal of said content. Any additional infractions will result in a permanent ban. Deadlystream Staff will from time to time reach out to authors of content not currently hosted on Deadlystream to see if there is an interest in having their content uploaded to Deadlystream. This activity should only be performed by Deadlystream staff members." This rule is being changed/updated to: · "All content you upload must have been created by you or given permission for use in your mod by the original author. In the event that there is a mod (which you did not create) that needs to be uploaded for preservation to Deadlystream, the following will occur; - The community member will message a moderator via PM with the mod attached and any other information about the mod and about where you downloaded it from. - The admin will follow the “Guidelines for Re-uploading Abandonware Mods” (look for this in the coming days). - If admin sees that the mods meets the guidelines, admin shall upload said mod. - The uploaded mod will have a disclaimer stating “it is not actively supported and that responses to support requests should not be expected.” Please note: Removal of a mod upon request from verified mod authors will be honored, please reach out to an admin for assistance.” Snigaroo, myself and the rest of the staff are very excited about what the future holds for Kotor and our communities. This is only the beginning, there is much more to come. May the force be with all of us! -Tyvokka
  3. 15 points
    I realize it has been quite some time since I have posted a proper update. Unfortunately, right now I have nothing major to share that looks pretty. But, I have been dusting off the old tools and getting back to work on this. I've also been looking for ways to simplify and reduce some things, and I've sort of had a "Eureka!" moment that's going to allow me to combine two quests, eliminate multiple areas that I have yet to model, and just keep things simpler. I don't want to spoil all the details, but it's taken a burden off my mind at least. Some of you may be disappointed to hear about the reduction, but I don't want there to be bloated or unused space, which is what I am effectively eliminating here. I am really more interested in the quality of the mod, and an actual release. So in this case, less is more. On the modeling front, a number of things are getting an overhaul. The cantina is getting a face lift, and the street is going to be restructured. Most don't know this, but I actually had a second street module. I am combining both into a more condensed street area. The two-module version was too expansive and had too much wasted space. It was fun doing the outside areas, but it just ended up being a lot of empty space. I got a bit too ambitious wanting a Taris-plus sized planet. After the cantina and streets are re-configured, I am looking at only one more area to model from scratch before the area models are complete. This will be an indoor area that houses the gladiator teams as well as various vendors that would go along with such an event. After this area is complete, essentially the whole planet will be built. I still need to do some work on the gladiator arenas themselves, but luckily this will be fairly easy. Immediate goals are: Finalize Cantina Model Gladiator Row Finalize Street Area Connect all areas Work on Gladiator Arenas Longer term goals for this year: Simplify some quests Get quests implemented Alpha testing Thank you all for your continued support of this project. I know development is often spotty from my end, but I knew this was likely to be the case going into it. But if I keep on plugging, things will get finished.
  4. 13 points
    Yes, it will have a Star Map. Small section of the street in-game. Spent a lot of time getting the lighting just right. It feels really, really good in-game so far. It truly feels like it belongs now. The sense of scale seems spot on. I will work on getting more in-game tomorrow.
  5. 11 points
    I have been informed on Reddit (https://www.reddit.com/r/kotor/comments/cacqkr/more_sleheyron) that I may not have been clear enough about what this mod is or which game it belongs to. This is the Sleheyron Planet, which is a Work-In-Progress Mod for KotOR See below graphic to see how much This is the Sleheyron Planet, which is a Work-In-Progress Mod for KotOR on a scale of 0 to This is the Sleheyron Planet, which is a Work-In-Progress Mod for KotOR: As you may be able to start to realize, This is the Sleheyron Planet, which is a Work-In-Progress Mod for KotOR is The Sleheyron Planet, which is a Work-In-Progress Mod for KotOR, to the maximum extent that a Sleheyron Planet, which is a Work-In-Progress Mod for KotOR can be. Shenanigans aside, I have been working on finalizing the street design with the updates previously promised in this thread. Here is the final layout. I am in the process of readying it for export. This includes the new standardized doors, and has been expanded to include some of the content originally in the 2nd street area. I will be working on getting it working in-game the next couple of days. Fortunately I find the export process (while lengthy and tedious), to be easier than trying to be creative and model the actual things. Or at least I seem to be better about being motivated to do it.
  6. 10 points
    Some behind-the-scenes sort of work going on right now. Somehow I've managed (with lots of help from Darth Parametric) to get Sleheyron all set up on the galaxy map again, complete with filler takeoff/landing videos, filler Star Map vision sequences, and a conversation with Bastila about the Sleheyron Star Map. With Fair Strides MIA for the moment, I am having to take on the scripting, which is something I've never been well versed with. With quite a bit of help from the friendly folks on Discord, I've been able to at least start editing some scripts with positive results. I have always been very intimidated by scripting, so this is a big step for me. Thanks to all who have contributed their knowledge so far, it's been extremely helpful and informative.
  7. 10 points
    ///// 01. Background ///// A couple of years back I had an idea to create a new modding suite for both KotOR games. My original idea was something along the lines of Kotor Tool on steroids with a built in 3d module editor. As time went on I learned a lot about the game and it's systems getting me to a point where my editor could load an entire module complete with 3d models, sound, waypoints, triggers, walkmeshes, and more. I then realized my knowledge of the underlying engine wasn't up to snuff because I kept making bad design choices on how I linked everything together. Fast forward about a year later after I've poured through about all the Docs and Resources I could find on the original games and the NWN Engine they spawned from. The project has now expanded to include game engines for both games. Yeah I know what you are thinking "Well that escalated quickly" and I have to agree because I never thought I would ever attempt to recreate the original KotOR games let alone in JavaScript lol. ///// 02. The Big Question ///// And now to the big question i'm sure a few of you have asked at this point... Why write something like this in JS? Well because it's fun. I do a lot of work with JS when i'm working on websites and am constantly blown away by everything it can do. It's also cross platform and at it's core platform independent. The original scope was also just for a Modding Suite with some 3d sprinkled in so it made more sense then. ///// 03. The Other Big Question ///// Why not just write your stuff in C++ and contribute to the xoreos team. Well that's simple i'm not even close to being well versed enough in C++ to contribute in any meaningful way to that project. I mean for the most part I can look at C++ code and understand it and get the gist of what it's trying to do. I wouldn't have even had a shot at this if it wasn't for them I owe so much to what they have discovered so far . I do wish them well and hope that once I publish the code they can hopefully find some stuff they can port the their project. And yes I do plan on making this an opensource project so anyone can contribute. ///// 04. Credit ///// I want to be sure and give credit where credit is due. I am totally standing on the shoulders of everyone who came before me. I could not have gotten this far if not for all the people who have shared their knowledge on these and other forums. @bead-v @DrMcCoy to name a few were instrumental in helping me get this far as the MDL/MDX format was really the bane of my existence for a while. Also all of the tool makers who shared source code allowing us to follow in their footsteps. I can't begin to mention everyone by name but if you have put anything out there in regards to cracking a file format or how the internal game mechanics work there is a good chance I have read it and have been helped by it! ///// 05. End Game ///// I really don't have an endgame per se. I just really have a lot of fun doing this in my spare time. I would love to someday have the entire game playable with this engine and finish the modding suite. In the mean time I will post updates when I have stuff to show. ///// 06. Ok That's Enough Talk ///// Source Code: https://github.com/KobaltBlu/KotOR.js/ I'm sure by now you're ready for me to show something. So without further delay here is some footage from TSL enjoy! ///// Screenshots ///// I copied the post template from this thread https://deadlystream.com/topic/6088-wip-star-maps-revamp/
  8. 10 points
    Not really a WIP, more like a "Almost done" but thought I'd share anyways.
  9. 9 points
    I cheated a bit with the sun angle. The skybox actually has an unimpeded sun, albeit fairly low on the horizon. You can see it when you are at the far edges of the bay: The sun angle was really too low to make shadows appear in an aesthetic manner, and not too stretched. I altered the UVs on the Skybox to bring it a bit higher but ultimately raised my main "sunlight" so everything wasn't shadowed or stretched. Thanks for the feedback everyone, I'm glad this has been well-received.
  10. 9 points
    Here's a screenshot of the "king-of-the-hill" arena. The mound really dominates the center.
  11. 9 points
    I figured I'd post some pics as I mess around with various TOR stuff, figuring out what works and what doesn't. I posted these in a status update the other day: And here's the latest experiment: But those bloody envmaps, ugh. So terrible. They ruin everything. Edit: Although @Darth_Sapiens' CM_baremetal replacement is a lot nicer: Edit 2: Sapien's CM_SpecMap is arguably better again. Shiny, but not an overpowering mirrored chrome:
  12. 9 points
    That's just more art. That doesn't advance the project, if anything it pushes it even further along the wrong path. Artists are a dime a dozen. A monkey could slap together some art assets in Unreal and call it a game (as evidenced by all the asset flips on Steam). What a game needs is programmers. If you don't have any then you shouldn't even bother starting a project. If I was going to undertake a hypothetical KOTOR remake (and let's call it what it actually is and dispense with this "mod" BS) in Unreal or other 3rd party engine, I would start with a fully functional recreation of the Endar Spire level. Forget about the art assets, simple white box mockups and default Unreal characters would suffice. What matters in an RPG is the underlying systems. If you are starting KOTOR from scratch, you need to develop a multi-node branching conversation system, equipment and inventory system, stats and levelling system, party/companion system, ranged and melee combat mechanics, etc. The Endar Spire is the perfect test level for developing and testing that. You have a couple of NPCs with a few lines of dialogue, a couple of conversations, a few combat encounters, a few cutscenes, etc. all in a very small space comprised of a few small rooms linked by corridors. And if you haven't demonstrated even a fraction of any of that after 2 or 3 years of screwing around, you should just stop wasting your time.
  13. 9 points
    On behalf of members of Deadlystream community, We acknolwedge and honor the effort and dedication of a respected member of our community, Sith Holocron. As many of you know, Sith Holocron has been an admin on deadlystream for as long as many of us can remember. He recently announced his reitrement as of July 1st, 2018. Years and years of patiently handling and resolving conflict between modders, community members, moderators, and other admins, Sith Holocron went above and beyond the requirements of his position and actively sought out to create a friendly, constructive forum site. Often pointing forum members, through PM or forum posts, towards other members that would have the knowledge they sought. When I was new the forums, it was SH who pointed me towards certain members to ask about modding topics. Sith Holocron's outstanding management to maintain and uphold the Rules of Deadlystream, even when he may have personally disagreed with the rules, and, in some cases, when enforcing the rules was unpopular, stands as testament to his incredible dedication. Despite knowing that by his actions of enforcing unpopular rules and policies, he would put himself, personally, in the crossfire; he continually did so for the benefit of the community. Sith Holocron invested into the community in ways, many of us cannot presume to comprehend, as an administrator, and, to this day, as a member of the community. From critique and to praise, from engaging and encouraging modders to collaborate and create to reminding members of the DS policies, Sith Holocron influenced the establishment of countless mods. Here are a few of those mods: M4-78 Darth Sion and Male Exile Mod Lightsaber and Force Forms Want Kaah Gone Realistic Skybox fo Deathdisco's Coruscant Handmaiden and Female Exile - Kreia's Fall in HD with original Sound and music Star Map Revamp M4-78 Alternate SkyBox Pack 1.0 K1 Galaxy Map Fix Pack TSL Galaxy Map Fix Pack Ebon Hawk Model Fixes Recruitment of Master Atris M4-78 MOvies Remade Taibhrigh's Female Player Head Taibhrigh's PFHA04 Extended Enclave Dustil Restoration Telos Citadel Station Skybox G0-T0 Overhaul Dak's Armored Robes Trainable Disciple (Upcoming mod) Juhani Catlike Head Mod WE, as a community, are indebted to you SH for all the engagement, management, and innumberable hours you've put into Deadlystream. For over eight years of service towards our community, Thank you Sith Holocron!
  14. 8 points
    We are several months down the track from the last update where I said we were close to releasing v1.8, but we are super close for realsies this time. @Snigaroo is getting fidgety waiting for it, so we'll soon be doing what will essentially be the final beta test before public release. To that end, I thought I would post an updated changelog of everything that has been added since v1.7. CHANGELOG v1.8 - TBA 2019 Additions Added a fix to the skin weights of the male player head PMHC01 Added a fix for the commoner Asian male head comm_a_m to restore eye animation Added a fix for clipping collars on female Class 7 (PFBF) and Class 9 (PFBH) armours Added a fix for the credits incorrectly scaling during the Dark Side ending Added a number of model fixes for the Endar Spire to address various geometry issues Added a fix for a stray blaster appearing in the middle of a hallway in the Sith Base on Taris Added a fix for missing lightmaps in the entrance of the Taris Upper City cantina Added a fix for the positioning of the Council on Dantooine to prevent floating Added a fix for the hanging ivy on the walls of the Dantooine enclave landing pad Added a fix for an inaccessible container in The One's compound Added higher poly replacements for the placeable human "sitters" (cantina Pazaak players/drinkers) Added a fix for some female non-dancer Twi'leks wearing armour instead of plain clothes Added a fix for some female non-dancer Twi'leks in default stripper garb instead of plain clothes Added a fix for Helena wearing Jedi robes instead of regular clothes Added a fix for Carth prematurely complaining about being out of the loop Added a workaround/partial fix for the post-Leviathan escape stealth bug Added a fix for Dak respawning in the Korriban cantina Replaced broken injection-based Manaan DLGs in previous release with JC's pre-patched ones (TSLPatcher can't delete nodes) Added a fix for Jedi being visible in the back of a Malak cutscene on Deck 1 of the Star Forge Added a fix for a droid with the wrong soundset in the Taris Upper Sewers Added several fixes to the Dantooine training montage Added a fix for the player freezing during the pre-swoop race scene when racing for the Hidden Beks Added a fix for Carth not facing Kandon when interjecting during the pre-swoop race dialogue Added a fix for one of Canderous' goons in the Undercity having the wrong soundset Added a fix for Sand People disguises not working after the player used the rapid transit system or loaded from a save while disguised Added a fix for certain NPC soundsets with wrong or missing sounds Added new soundset for Trandoshans, ported from TSL Added a fix for the exit in the Sith Base on Taris having the wrong label Added a fix for Bastila not showing the fourth vision (K1R's fix) Added a fix for the Twi'lek Czerka Liaison Officers on Kashyyyk not resuming their patrols after dialogue Adjusted the post-Leviathan scene so the player is forced to talk to HK and therefore doesn't miss his content there Added missing landing gear and ramp to the Ebon Hawk in the Leviathan hangar Added more triggers for the second Xor encounter because he would refuse to show unless the player used the rapid transit system Incorporated some of JC's Minor Fixes Added a fix for two female Jedi background NPCs in the Dantooine enclave that would stop walking after being talked to Fixed some bugs in the Dead Settler quest Changed Casus Sandral's appearance from a generic corpse to something more suitable Added a fix for an NPC in the Leviathan bridge cutscenes that had some deformation issues Added improved commoner clothes textures (variants 01 and 07) ported from TSL Added a fix for Calo's Rodian prey in the Taris Undercity Apartments not properly drawing their weapons Added a fix for one of the Sith female NPCs on the Leviathan bridge having a drawn blaster during a cutscene Added an interjection for Carth in the pre-swoop race scene for the Beks to match his one in the Vulkar version Added a creature-based replacement for the corpse in the Dantooine Murder Mystery quest for improved visual quality Added/edited scripts in the Dantooine Murder Mystery quest to have Handon appear injured and for NPCs to exit when appropriate, plus removed some extraneous fades to black Added melee proficiency and/or weapons for some Duros on Dantooine that were lacking them Added a fix for the blade of Bacca's sword not being properly removed from the player's inventory when giving it to Freyyr in the Lower Shadowlands Switched the appearance for guards in the Sith Academy on Korriban to Sith Soldiers rather than Sith Officers Increased the walking speed of the diving suit on Manaan and the space suit on the Leviathan Added JC's Dense Aliens Added a fix for War Droid racetex variants having their blaster texture overridden by the body texture by swapping out integrated blaster mesh for external reference Added a fix for a non-functional trigger script for the Sharina conversation on Tatooine Changed Jagi to wear armour instead of clothes, swapped out his Rodian goons for Mando warriors, and address some dialogue facing issues Fixed the fade in at the start of the game so the player wouldn't be visible before they were meant to be Made Dia equip her melee weapon before attacking Made the slave girl in Davik's estate that's supposed to run away run away Fixed the raidii of the gas vents in Davik's estate Forcibly set the camera angle for a line of dialogue by the janitor in the Taris Upper City South Apartments to fix a line being spoken off-screen Forcibly set the camera angle for a line of dialogue by the Bastila in the Zelka Forn conversation (Taris Upper City South) to fix a line being spoken off-screen Fixed some companion facing issues during Canderous' recruitment conversation in the Taris Upper City Cantina Fixed and incorrect soundset for the Sandpeople Storyteller Changed the clothes variation the three drunks in Taris Upper City North wear and tweaked the DLG to reduce facing issues Changed the appearance of one of the Taris Upper City Cantina patrons that had an identical twin standing just a few meters away Made an attempt to get Carth to stop looking longingly at the PC for 30 seconds and face Mission while talking to her in the Undercity Tweaked some geometry in the Manaan cantina level model to patch some gaps Adjusted Canderous' dialogue in the Lower City cantina to prevent him from repeating lines if you talk to him again after keeping him waiting Repositioned two invisible placeables for security terminals in the Taris Sith Base to a more suitable height Fixed placeable heights on the Ebon Hawk to reduce floor clipping & floating Fixed the height of the workbench on Dantooine Raised the height of the invisible placeable for the Garage Head's desk in the Vulkar base Fixed the position of the strongbox in the Taris Lower City apartments Changed Bolook's skin color from orange to green on account of VO saying so After much wailing and gnashing of teeth, finally got Zhar to face the player post-montage, and stop throwing a tantrum afterwards (thanks to JC) Switched the order of the Taris to Dantooine sequence so the landing movie is played before the conversation, and the EH skybox is Dantooine instead of space Fixed the upper teeth mesh clipping through the cheeks on the male Twi'lek head Brought Ahlan Matale back down to earth during his rant in the Council chambers Adjusted Vandar's dialogue to prevent him from repeating himself if you talk to him again before investigating the ruins Added a trigger for the scene with Vandar after the player completes the trials to prevent positional wonkiness Fixed player facing during the Taris duel introductions Fixed a possible freeze during dialogue with Ajuur in the Taris Upper City cantina Fixed some animations being out of sync with VO during the introduction of opponents in the Taris duels Fixed some monitor placeables not being properly attached to walls in the Taris Upper City Cantina Rejigged party positioning during the Black Vulkar pre-swoop race conversation, making the scene a bit nicer Changed Elise's initial flirting animation to pleading to better suit the mood Changed the appearance of the guard droids in Davik's estate to Rodians, as they could be gassed, sounded like Rodians, and were generally not droids Made some skin weight adjustments to the fat rolls under the Hutt's chin to reduce clipping issues Forced Gadon Thek's conversation to directly follow on from Zaerdra's triggered "Hold it right there" outburst to eliminate poor positioning and facing issues Made a replacement for the unused fat commoner male model by editing the regular commoner male body to bypass UV issues Shunted one of the Gamorreans in the Taris sewers out of the corner he was skulking in Unequipped the surviving Hrakert scientists' weapons and made them only equip them in the event of combat Improved Bek reaction time following security alert in the base Made Redros equip his weapon for the swoop race brawl Added new dialogue trees for Vandar so the player could continue speaking to him about the usual topics after completing the trials Gave the repairable Vulkar bar droid a blaster rifle Made various changes to the initial Davik conversation to resolve the usual facing and positional crimes Fixed some bad lightmaping on the dais in Davik's throne room Fixed some bad lightmaping on the walls of the Vulkar base's lower level Forced some mooks in the Vulkar base to equip their stored weapons to prevent unarmed attacks Changed some Twi'lek male appearances in Javyar's cantina to diversify things a bit. Added a new orange Twi'lek male appearance using the unused Twi'lek male body orange handed texture variant Added a new blue Twi'lek male head, ported from TSL Raised the height of the selection icon for the torture cage release in Davik's estate Added/edited some scripts to prevent certain guests and guards in Davik's estate attacking with their fists Diversified the outfits of civilians in Davik's estate Cleaned up some texture blurring and distortion around the mouth of the Krayt Dragon cave on Tatooine Fixed a gap in the surrounds of the forcefield in the Upper Shadowlands and pushed the grass back from the ramp to prevent clipping Shuffled the boxes behind HK in the Anchorhead droid shop further apart to stop the swaying cable from clipping into them Clamped down on the Viper Kinrath in the Lower Shadowlands dropping unnecessary corpse items Removed some green patches in the lightmaps of the Manaan hotel's entrance hallway that didn't match the scene's lighting Tweaked the Griff conversation in the Sandpeople enclave to fix some facing issues Doubled the duration the Kashyyyk Star Map stayed open Gave the comm_a_f/comm_a_f2/N_TatComW_F heads a makeover to fix the worst of their shading/clipping/texture issues Added preemptive fix for a Mando bringing a knife to a gunfight Pushed the Leviathan's skybox further back and added new Sith fighter animations to stop them clipping through the skybox Fixed a gap in the floor and some bad UVs in the entrance of Manaan West Central Added missing K_EXIT / SW_EXIT waypoints to Tatooine docking bay to allow messengers to properly exit the area Plugged a couple of gaps in adjoining walkmeshes in the Leviathan Prison Block that were allowing targeting/shooting of enemies through walls Moved a swoop fan minor NPC on Manaan that was blocking a triggered conversation with a Sith on module entry Merged the cutscene of the shark attack victim into a single animation and added additional keyframes to move shark and victim off-screen at the end Added a generic OnSpawn to have an NPC equip a ranged weapon (or melee weapon if no ranged) from their inventory Made a few Sith technicians on the Leviathan equip their weapons on spawning to prevent the attacking with fists issue Made a raft of changes to the Sith prisoner interrogation in the Manaan Republic Embassy, fixing facing, skipping lines, camera angle issues, etc. Curtailed the patrol route of the Selkath security droid in the entrance of the Manaan Republic Embassy to stop it freaking out companions during conversation with Roland Turned off the force cage the Sith prisoner in the Manaan Republic Embassy was in once he is no longer present Moved a crate in the back of the Hidden Bek base that was clipping into a wall Moved the swoop records computer panel in Manaan Ahto East to stop it clipping into a wall Set the DLG for a bounty hunter in Javyar's cantina to human instead of computer Added a party jump and static camera to fix the issue with the Hrakert Station merc going out of frame when playing the Horror animation Replaced almost all the soundsets for Hrakert Station UTCs, mostly Selkath using droid soundsets Set Bandon's Dark Jedi offsiders to neutral to prevent them getting twitchy before their boss is ready to fight Switched previous hard overwrite of Hrakert Station GIT to patcher setup Added a conditional script for one player response during the Sandral-Matale Feud so it's only available if the player spoke to Ahlan Matale about a reward Made a transformer in the Sith base on Taris non-interactable Removed an infinite DS point exploit from the Sasha encounter Removed an infinite DS point exploit from Roland Wann post-Hrakert Rift Added a check to remove the Czerka miners in the Dune Sea once they have been talked to and the Sandpeople enclave is done Tweaked Elora's dialogue to remove some lines if the player already heard about Sunry's situation from Davin Fixed some bad lightmap UVs on the floor of the training room in the Manaan Sith Base Tweaked the script that adds Jolee to the party in the Upper Shadowlands to hide the switch between NPC and Party versions Made some alterations to make Trask stay in the same spot when he joins the party instead of jumping behind the player Replaced an incorrect supermodel reference in one of Vandar's cutscene stunt models that was causing some animation issues Moved the patrol waypoints of one of the Czerka guards in the Tatooine docking bay to prevent him walking through the middle of messenger conversations Nudged the camera position sideways in the jawless Malak cutscene to keep the reveal from being spoiled early in widescreen resolutions Changed the Rakatan Temple turret soundsets from Bith to none Fixed a typo that prevented various NPCs from commenting on the Kashyyyk situation Edited the stunt model for the admiral in the jawless Malak cutscene to reduce clipping issues with his left arm and eyeballs Corrected the final wager value of pazaak player Kudos (the guy in Fazza's hunting lodge on Tatooine) from 50 to 500 credits Fixed a positional offset in the stunt model for a seated officer on Dodonna's ship causing them to float in mid-air Added additional script from the v1.1 update of Markus Ramikin's Bastila Romance Scriptfix mod Wrangled party when entering the Elder's compound on Lehon Prevented some characters in the Elder's compound on Lehon from attacking with their fists Adjusted party positioning and facing when activating the Rakatan computer in the Elder's compound on Lehon Fixed the party bumping into each other like drunk teens during the cutscene after giving the sacred tome to The One on Lehon Added missing sound Event to Malak's taunt animation for his saber flourish Gated off asking HK about restoring memories post-Leviathan after the first time Disabled screen blurring effect for Force/Knight/Master Speed Added new soundset for DS Juhani in the Grove, removing her Republic/Jedi-related barks Switched some Sith Elite Troopers in Manaan hangar bay to the proper appearances Moved some troopers in the Manaan Sith Base so they would see the party entering the room properly Made a host of edits to the stunt animations for the LS ending cutscene to improve it for widescreen resolutions Tweaked the initial scene when boarding the Star Forge to account for widescreen framing Forced the party to turn around before the droids burst in on Deck 1 of the Star Forge Changed listener tags in Thalia May's DLG in the Korriban Shyrack Caves to prevent her turning her back on the party Fixed global generic droid templates to use the proper soundsets for their type instead of the Bantha soundset Fixed an off-screen line by the Mysterious Man on Manaan and prevented him being visible after the conversation finished Remapped distorted UVs for a section of cliff edge in Korriban's Valley of the Dark Lords Swapped incorrect script reference in Korriban Academy duel scene causing endless combat music Gave Saul Karath an on-screen death on the bridge of the Leviathan and stopped Carth talking over his death cry Made changes to the exploding pillar scene in the Tomb of Ajunta Pall on Korriban to prevent AI and UI issues Jumped the party for Yuthura's conversation in the Dreshdae cantina and forced companions to face her on their interjections Edited Dustil's conversation in the Korriban Academy to jump the party and fix some facing issues with Carth and the player Added a new OnDeath script for Dustil to account for killing him at different stages of Carth's personal quest Set the DLG for the ancient computer in the Korriban Tomb of Tulak Hord to skippable and fixed the door opening animation playing too fast Made numerous edits to the DLG and scripts for the Jorak Uln scenes in the Korriban Tomb of Tulak Hord to improve aesthetics and fix minor issues Reduced the Tach sound effect by -10dB to make it more bearable Purged the two pre-training conversations with the Jedi Council on Dantooine of facing issues Fixed some non-visible subtitles by Canderous and Jolee due to a Delay value of 0 on those nodes in the relevant DLGs Edited the conversation with the overseer droid in the Dantooine Ruins to improve facing and camera angles Merged the two separate Star Map cutscenes in the Dantooine Ruins into a single scene Edited the post-Ruins conversation with the Dantooine Jedi Council to fix various issues Switched an invalid animation number in Chuundar's DLG Locked the door to the Tomb of Naga Sadow in the Korriban Valley of the Dark Lords Edited the OnUserDefine of the Tuk'ata Mother in the Korriban Valley of the Dark Lords to remove an incorrect placeable reference Fixed Elise’s walking pace when she exits so she runs away when upset and walks away otherwise Wrangled Tuk'ata mother and friends in the Korriban Valley of the Dark Lords to stop them running into each other like drunken teenagers Fixed facing and camera issues in the dialogue with the surviving scientists Kono and Sami Gave the Sith student Tariga gender reassignment therapy Prevented Lashowe from accidentally burning her own face off with her saber in the post-Tuk'ata mother conversation in the Korriban Valley of the Dark Lords Reinstated some incorrectly applied starting conditionals for Tyvark's DLG on Manaan Wrangled the party for the first conversation with Yuthura inside the Korriban Academy Resolved some issues trying to give a datapad to Adrenas in the Korriban Academy Added some listener tags to Uthar's DLG in the Korriban Academy to prevent facing issues during the Shaardan handing in a fake sword cutscene Checked for (and removed) Shaardan's corpse in the pre-final trial conversation with Uthar in the Korriban Academy Edited Uthar's conversation in the Korriban Academy to remove the salute, swap the party leaving for a fade-out, and change the running for the back door to a walk Moved the party out of the way during Uthar's introductory cutscene in the Korriban Academy and stopped him bowing to the students Jumped wandering NPCs in the Korriban Academy to the edge of the room whenever a conversation with Uthar commences Swapped the clothing variation on one of the two pilots in the Korriban Dreshdae cantina Changed the Twi'lek females in Dreshdae on Korriban from stripper to clothed appearances Wrangled the party for the confrontation with Lashowe in Dreshdae on Korriban Swapped Lashowe's dark uniform in Dreshdae on Korriban to the light one to match her other appearances Gave Yuthura and Uthar dark uniforms in the Korriban Sith Academy to match their other appearances By my count that's almost four times what I posted back in March. That's some healthy scope creep. As before, you can check out the readme on the Github repo for a full breakdown of the changes and attribution to their various authors. There's also the issue list, which has further detail on specific problems that have been addressed (and remaining outstanding ones). Oh, and it would be remiss of me not to give special thanks to @ebmar and @Salk for providing a number of bug reports and suggestions/contributions. Thanks also to various other forum and Discord members for providing reports as well over the last 6 months.
  15. 8 points
    And another skybox is done (well, actually two). As I said before it's the Unknown World: That screenshot is actually a little older though. I've since tweaked the colors a little to reduce that horrible sun glare. Apart from that the skybox is almost exactly the same as in V1. The only difference is the moon texture which I replaced with a texture from here so that it's no longer our moon you see in this alien sky. And as always, there's also two renders and unlike my other renders, I moved the camera quite a bit for these to get a more interesting foreground. But since those islands are usually only seen in the very far distance they're of course not that great looking. Better than no foreground though But as I said in the beginning, there's another skybox and that's the sunset version of the Unknown World used in the revelation and DS ending cutscenes. That one uses the same terrain of course but I remade the sky from scratch to get closer to its vanilla look. For comparison here's the very unnatural looking V1 of that skybox. The new one is just waaaay better: It's still a little cheated and not entirely realistic but it helps setting the tone of those two scenes. I even had a version with a sky that was much more red just like the vanilla sky but that was just too unrealistic for my taste. Anyway, here's the corresponding render: Those two were close to the last vanilla skyboxes for K1. The only one left now is Kashyyyk and some tweaks to Tatooine and Manaan. And afterwards there are of course still the mod skyboxes to do. TSL is also coming along very nicely with only two vanilla planets remaining, namely Nar Shaddaa and Dxun. I started working on some building models for Nar Shaddaa and I have to say that this is probably the least fun thing I've done for these skyboxes yet... 😅 But we'll see how it goes. I'll keep you updated.
  16. 8 points
    The past couple days I have been working on the arena. The original one in the game's files, m31aa_00a.mdl/mdx is a bit of a mess, and also seems to be scaled differently than the rest of the game. Some of you may know that at one point in time during development, the environments in KotOR were scaled larger. About 33% larger than the current scale. I can't remember precisely how the change came about, but they ended up liking the smaller scale that everything ended up at. I believe the arena is leftover from this phase of development. It seemed a little bit large during testing, so I re-created it from scratch in 75% scale of the original. The original had a few minor issues that I've adjusted as well. I think this is turning out rather nicely, and I like the new scale and lighting: Also, I have made the floor modular to add in other obstacles or such for variations in the arena. The other two areas still included in the files have what seems to be a "maze" style arena and a "king-of-the-hill" style arena. The maze is little more than a few walls, but it breaks up the place. The "king-of-the-hill" is an elevated platform with ramps on the sides. I am open for suggestions on how to make these different "game-modes" work. One idea for the "king-of-the-hill" arena is to have two switches on either side of the arena, either of which will knockback all PCs/NPCs off the center when triggered. On the center platform there would be a trigger that activates a counter when members of either team are on it. First team to a certain count wins. I am thinking there will be 10-15 different matches over the course of the game, with escalating difficulty. Sort of like a Taris Dueling Ring for the entire game. It would keep the player coming back to Sleheyron and allow for higher level enemies. I also had an idea that after a certain point in the matches (maybe about halfway through the 10-15 matches), you have to side with one of two Hutts as your sponsor. This would affect which teams of gladiators you would encounter. Another question I've been pondering, should these matches be death matches or just knock-out matches like Taris? Death matches for the entireity seem a bit macabre, and potentially darker than the lighter tone of KotOR. They are also problematic for light-siders to participate in. But why would the Hutts restrict the matches to knockout only? Perhaps a steady supply of good fighters is hard to come by. Maybe by restricting the matches to KO only, they retain their fighters and the losers get a chance to learn and improve, leading to more competitive matches and larger betting pools. Let me know what you think! I am open for suggestions and discussion as to how these concepts would work, and other ideas anyone may have to keep things interesting.
  17. 8 points
    Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 1 & 2 : Expanded Galaxy Project - Beta Over all both releases contain everything necessary for KotOR and KotOR 2 in order to add every planet / missing module to each game and vice versa and I have plans to add an overall questline during the game for each area as well as an expansion to both games, currently every module can only be warped to with the cheats enabled in the swkotor.ini files for both games. K2 ModDB Page : https://www.moddb.com/mods/kotor-ii-tsl-expanded-galaxy K2 to K1 Videos : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX__8xkF1ok&list=PLcla5Ujpqtcx4V_VPGTU0WsQPpjMSUN_1 K1 ModDB Page : https://www.moddb.com/mods/expanded-galaxy-project-kotor-12 K1 to K2 Videos : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhYlUImv8iE&list=PLcla5UjpqtcwxNVK0DcHEwDry1ya9QWYa Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/expandedgalaxy/ KotOR Modding Tutorial Series : https://deadlystream.com/topic/6886-tutorial-kotor-modding-tutorial-series/ Latest Release : Both K1 & K2 mods have been trimmed to only include the currently relevant files and main areas, music, sound and doors have all been updated for K2 but not for K1. K2 Download Link : https://www.moddb.com/mods/kotor-ii-tsl-expanded-galaxy/downloads/expanded-galaxy-k2-beta-v0-2-9 K1 Download Link : https://www.moddb.com/mods/expanded-galaxy-project-kotor-12/downloads/revans-eternal-empire-k1-beta-v0-2-9 Information about the latest release & planned storylines! Modders Re-Source v0_2_5 Backup Release Screenshots of the Expanded Glaxy Project Current Progress & Plans for the Expanded Galaxy Project Thor110 Discord : https://discord.gg/g9cnEvr - For Testing & Story Discussion.
  18. 8 points
    Since we are probably getting close to content-lock for v1.8, I figured I'd post an update of where K1CP is currently at in terms of added content. Some of these additions are from existing mods, but many have been created specifically for K1CP. CHANGELOG v1.8 - TBA 2019 Additions Added a fix to the skin weights of the male player head PMHC01 Added a fix for the commoner Asian male head comm_a_m to restore eye animation Added a fix for clipping collars on female Class 7 (PFBF) and Class 9 (PFBH) armours Added a fix for the credits incorrectly scaling during the Dark Side ending Added a number of model fixes for the Endar Spire to address various geometry issues Added a fix for a stray blaster appearing in the middle of a hallway in the Sith Base on Taris Added a fix for missing lightmaps in the entrance of the Taris Upper City cantina Added a fix for the positioning of the Council on Dantooine to prevent floating Added a fix for the hanging ivy on the walls of the Dantooine enclave landing pad Added a fix for an inaccessible container in The One's compound Added higher poly replacements for the placeable human "sitters" (cantina Pazaak players/drinkers) Added a fix for some female non-dancer Twi'leks wearing armour instead of plain clothes Added a fix for some female non-dancer Twi'leks in default stripper garb instead of plain clothes Added a fix for Helena wearing Jedi robes instead of regular clothes Added a fix for Carth prematurely complaining about being out of the loop Added a workaround/partial fix for the post-Leviathan escape stealth bug Added a fix for Dak respawning in the Korriban cantina Replaced broken injection-based Manaan DLGs in previous release with JC's pre-patched ones (TSLPatcher can't delete nodes) Added a fix for Jedi being visible in the back of a Malak cutscene on Deck 1 of the Star Forge Added a fix for a droid with the wrong soundset in the Taris Upper Sewers Added several fixes to the Dantooine training montage Added a fix for the player freezing during the pre-swoop race scene when racing for the Hidden Beks Added a fix for Carth not facing Kandon when interjecting during the pre-swoop race dialogue Added a fix for one of Canderous' goons in the Undercity having the wrong soundset Added a fix for Sand People disguises not working after the player used the rapid transit system or loaded from a save while disguised Added a fix for certain NPC soundsets with wrong or missing sounds Added new soundset for Trandoshans, ported from TSL Added a fix for the exit in the Sith Base on Taris having the wrong label Added a fix for Bastila not showing the fourth vision (K1R's fix) Added a fix for the Twi'lek Czerka Liaison Officers on Kashyyyk not resuming their patrols after dialogue Adjusted the post-Leviathan scene so the player is forced to talk to HK and therefore doesn't miss his content there Added missing landing gear and ramp to the Ebon Hawk in the Leviathan hangar Added more triggers for the second Xor encounter because he would refuse to show unless the player used the rapid transit system Incorporated some of JC's Minor Fixes Added a fix for two female Jedi background NPCs in the Dantooine enclave that would stop walking after being talked to Fixed some bugs in the Dead Settler quest Changed Casus Sandral's appearance from a generic corpse to something more suitable Added a fix for an NPC in the Leviathan bridge cutscenes that had some deformation issues Added improved commoner clothes textures (variants 01 and 07) ported from TSL Added a fix for Calo's Rodian prey in the Taris Undercity Apartments not properly drawing their weapons Added a fix for one of the Sith female NPCs on the Leviathan bridge having a drawn blaster during a cutscene Added an interjection for Carth in the pre-swoop race scene for the Beks to match his one in the Vulkar version Added a creature-based replacement for the corpse in the Dantooine Murder Mystery quest for improved visual quality Added/edited scripts in the Dantooine Murder Mystery quest to have Handon appear injured and for NPCs to exit when appropriate, plus removed some extraneous fades to black Added melee proficiency and/or weapons for some Duros on Dantooine that were lacking them Added a fix for the blade of Bacca's sword not being properly removed from the player's inventory when giving it to Freyyr in the Lower Shadowlands Switched the appearance for guards in the Sith Academy on Korriban to Sith Soldiers rather than Sith Officers Increased the walking speed of the diving suit on Manaan and the space suit on the Leviathan Added JC's Dense Aliens Added a fix for War Droid racetex variants having their blaster texture overridden by the body texture by swapping out integrated blaster mesh for external reference Added a fix for a non-functional trigger script for the Sharina conversation on Tatooine Since it is a bit lengthy to post directly here, you can check out the current Tier organisation/breakdown here (still subject to change). And you can see the full array of mods with attributions here.
  19. 8 points
    I always get lost running Anchorhead, so I decided to try adding some signs to the buildings you can enter to make them easier to spot. I'm not much chop with sign designs though, so I am looking for someone to give me a hand with some better ones. Here's what I have so far: And here is a better look at the individual designs: The cantina sign is taken from the vanilla texture LTS_signs, and the sign frame is vanilla as well. The others use a sign frame from TOR, with the textures being various mishmashes of TOR textures. Although the Czerka one is just something I slapped together myself, and the swoop was taken from one of the vanilla loading screens. I've attached some templates if anyone wants to have a crack. Sign_Templates.7z
  20. 8 points
    Hello everyone! I just wanted to stop by and give everyone an update on the Community Patches. Although I've started to have a little bit more of a normal schedule these days, I'm still really busy and as much as I'd like to work on modding KOTOR, it always seems to slip further and further down my TODO list. However, there's still lots to do on the patches, and I don't want them to stagnate, so towards that end I'm giving @JCarter426 and @DarthParametric permission to update both of the community patches. They are both veteran modders who understand the spirit of the patches, and will take good care of it I'm sure! This doesn't mean I'm done working on them, just that I'm bringing in other people to the project for its own good I'll still work on it whenever I get the chance for sure! Thanks again for all your well wishes and support!!
  21. 8 points
    Greetings and Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I've been hard at work over the last few months. I'm close to putting out a new code release, and I'm in the process of working on a new update video for it. In the mean time I wanted to throw up a quick video showing the progress I've made on Dynamic Lighting and Animated Lip Syncing. Some of the things I've been working on for the next code release are: Handling more NWScript actions (I currently have a bug where While loops loop endlessly. I haven't had time to track it down and fix it yet... ) I'm rewriting the collision detection system to use the AABB trees in the models to more efficiently handle which faces to pass to the RayCaster. Reworked the lighting system to handle FadingLights properly (They now fade in and fade out properly) Lip Syncing data in the .LIP files are now read in and processed during conversations. Reworked the emitter system and most Fountain type emitters seem to work like they should. I still need to add support for Chunk emitters and the other types. Added support for weather emitters that are in the fx_snow.mdl and fx_rain.mdl files. And a ton of other small improvements and changes.
  22. 8 points
    This is correct. The compatibility patch lies within the EE mod itself. There isn't a standalone patch floating around anywhere. Sorry if I phrased that all weird. I certainly think it does. @danil-ch do you think this could be something that is doable? The patch worked fine with M4-78 1.2 but that's the latest version I got to work. And I looked for you. It still lists TSLRCM version 1.8.3.
  23. 8 points
    With @ndix UR's blessing and @Sith Holocron's recommendation, here is a quick look at Jolee Bindo's new voice over for this upcoming expansion performed by your's truly.
  24. 8 points
    I need to provide some back-of-the-box quotes as well. "Yeah, it was OK I guess" "I haven't uninstalled it yet, so there's that" "If you are a fan of mods, this is a mod" "The most fun I've ever had extracting a ZIP archive"
  25. 8 points
    Thanks. <bashful> I just quit the Staff. I ain't leaving the site, folks. Easier to have less responsibilities so I can concentrate on assisting other mods - mainly by recruiting. It is more rewarding (for me) and I think I might appear less like a blowhard that way. You're not rid of me yet...
  26. 8 points
    Perhaps I should start a rating system.
  27. 8 points
    After going through the voice files collected by Sith Holocron, we're going to go with the followong: Darth Fang: Trayusstudent Sith Cleric 1: Darth Varkor Sith Cleric 2: Mellowtron Grunt: UnusualCharacters Slave: UnusualCharacters Ever Arden: Darth Varkor Revan(male): UnusualCharacters I want to thank everyone that has submitted voice samples. They were all really good. There are a lot of talented modders out there. I am humbled that so many of you decided to volunteer your time and talents into upgrading a 7 year old mod. It took me about 3 years to make it. A lot of late hours at the computer after the kids had gone to bed. I really learned as I went along, trying new things, trial and error. Hope you've enjoyed it. NM. Personally, I think this is a little scheme by Sith Holocron to relight by modding fire. We'll see. There is some unfinished business out there.
  28. 7 points
    Either one of the load screens can be desaturated. I was planning on doing desaturated versions for the default mod, but I’m so in love with the colored versions that it makes it hard. I am not sure why people think the first one matches the style better. They are both just screenshots of the area like everywhere else in the game 🤷‍♂️ But maybe it does match better. The first screenshot is very similar to one angle from an original screenshot. The second is from a section of the street that I created from scratch with no real template to base it on. I’ll post up desaturated versions of both and maybe that will help decide. Here's both desaturated: I agree that the Option 1 looks much better than Option 2 when desaturated. I'm thinking the best course is, as others have suggested, Option 1 for default loadscreen, and Option 2 for Loadscreens With Color Add-on.
  29. 7 points
  30. 7 points
    Here's a screenshot of the "Maze" style arena. It's really not that much of a maze, just a few walls to break up the place, but it does take a while to get around them all. This was definitely the most complicated of the arenas.
  31. 7 points
    What's new? * Changes to the ending * New intro (less spliced party members lines) * Reduced amount of walking * Fast travel in droid quest - no more running trough the planet multiple times * You can now do Environmental Zone first and gain Kaak's help, allowing you to skip a large part of the Industrial Zone * Better filters on VOs so your ears won't bleed (at least not as much) * Industrial Zone FPS drop fixed * Other stuff Available for download on deadlystream: Steam version probably coming soon.
  32. 7 points
    [Updated: March 24, 2019] # 00. Disclaimer # I thought making this "Legends" overhaul as a series would do good for my own pace in modding terms. # 01. Background # Legends. Why does this project labeled as Legends? First of all, this series had not related at all with the Star Wars Legends; though it was very much inspired by them. The project was labeled as Legends because I believe this would give me more freedom on how I wanted to shape the mod and its series. Referencing to the general term of Legend [Keep it noted that I have the following explanation edited for my likings lol]; "is a genre of folklore that consists of a narrative featuring human [non-human] actions perceived or believed both by teller and listeners to have taken place within history. Legends may be transformed over time, in order to keep them fresh, vital, and realistic. Many legends operate within the realm of uncertainty, never being entirely believed by the participants, but also never being resolutely doubted." So, that's all for the introduction, I think. And later; with the release of Selven "Legends" and Lyn Sekla "Legends", I decided to put myself into a series of mod that will be labeled as "Legends", this will consists mostly on reskinning and re-building stats and also their attribution of the particular objects and if possible; some new custom items. These will be done as my playthrough goes while I'm deciding which objects that I want to overhaul, while also considering the risk for it'd be game breaking or no. I'm going to take which path with the lesser risk [and which is more interesting to me] of course. # 02. Planning # I'm planning to have each [possible] planet in-game, a two series of "Legends" carries out. 1. Taris [Completed: January 1, 2019] Selven "Legends" [Completed: July 9, 2018] [featuring Sithspecter's "High Quality Blasters for Modders" and DeadMan's "[K1] Vibrosword Replacement Pack"] Lyn Sekla "Legends" [Completed: July 27, 2018] [featuring Dark Hope's "Girl with Ritual Tattoos"] Janice Nall "Legends" and the Incomplete Droids [Completed: January 1, 2019] [featuring DarthParametric's "Female Armour Collar Fix"] 2. Dantooine [WIP/Updated: October 14, 2018] Belaya "Legends" [WIP] [featuring SpaceAlex's "Unfinished K1 Enhancement Pack - Jedi Robes"] Sherruk "Legends" [WIP] [featuring SpaceAlex's "Unfinished K1 Enhancement Pack - PC Head Reskins" and ndix UR's "Traditional Mandalorian Blades"] 3. Tatooine [WIP/Updated: March 24, 2019] Komad Fortuna "Legends" [WIP] [featuring SpaceAlex's "Unfinished K1 Enhancement Pack" and redrob41's "Specialized Combat Suits for KotOR and TSL"] Marlena Venn "Legends" [Completed: March 24, 2019] [featuring SpaceAlex's "Unfinished K1 Enhancement Pack"] 4. Korriban [Completed: August 20, 2018] Ajunta Pall's Blade "Legends" [featuring IRobert's "[K1] Vibroweapons Replacement Pack Retexture"] Ajunta Pall's Voice "Legends" [featuring VarsityPuppet's "Spectral Ajunta Pall Canonical Appearance" in the preview] 5. Manaan [WIP/Updated: September 25, 2018] Mysterious Man "Legends" [WIP] [featuring Dark Hope's "HD PMHA03" and redrob41's "Modder's Resource: Specialized Combat Suits for KotOR - K1 Model UVW Fixes"] 6. Kashyyyk [To be decided] For the meantime, those [planets] are on my priorities list, and then I'll have them updated as things progress. # 03. Work in Progress # [Updated: October 14, 2018] Komad Fortuna "Legends" [featuring SpaceAlex's "Unfinished K1 Enhancement Pack" and redrob41's "Specialized Combat Suits for KotOR and TSL"] All files for his release had been compiled and the installer has been ready. But still I am not 100% sure about his clothing option. Still digging for another ideas. The grand idea was; to have Komad two different appearances between the Hunting Lodge, the Krayt Dragon's lair, and his appearance on Kashyyyk [possible light side path]. His appearance in the Krayt Dragon's lair will be the one that is different because he would wear an armor there. Belaya "Legends" [featuring SpaceAlex's "Unfinished K1 Enhancement Pack - Jedi Robes"] Sherruk "Legends" [featuring SpaceAlex's "Unfinished K1 Enhancement Pack - PC Head Reskins" and ndix UR's "Traditional Mandalorian Blades"] Mysterious Man "Legends" [featuring Dark Hope's "HD PMHA03" and redrob41's "Modder's Resource: Specialized Combat Suits for KotOR - K1 Model UVW Fixes"] # 04. Next Steps # [Updated: October 14, 2018] Belaya "Legends": Digging some ideas with her appearance on the Sith Academy Entrance [possible dark side path]. # 05. Future Plans # An expansion to Selven "Legends" as stated in the mod's WIP thread will always be in the future-plan priority list. 🤞 # 06. Final Remarks # Critiques, comments, suggestions, questions and any feedbacks are very much appreciated. Many thanks to you, for taking your time here.
  33. 7 points
    Uhm, what? No progress, sorry. The last thing I did with the mod was to send it out to my testers. They tested it and provided very helpful feedback but I have not yet implemented any of it. I haven't forgotten about the mod, it's just not on top of my priority list right now.
  34. 7 points
    I'm still here. And after moving, handing in a thesis and working a lot I finally had some time to work on skyboxes again. Yeay I also just realised today that I can use a simple cylindricalk UVW map for lightmaps and don't have to use a multi-unwrap script followed by somehow projecting a cylindrical map and rendering that to a texture. With that roadblock out of the way I was able to get a lot of work done for Taris. The backdrop buildings are now lightmapped to blend with the skybox: For comparison. Here's the same without lightmaps: In that case one would of course change the color for the texture but you can also see the change in "lighting" in the lightmapped image from left to right. That would have been impossible with a single backdrop building texture and no lightmaps. Now I just need to figure out what those weird white rectangles floating around the upper city are and get rid of them. I might also tweak the lightmap some more, especially for the Upper City South. And I need to check if everything still looks good once I render the skybox with all clouds enabled. Apart from the lightmaps I also did something else today. I'll show it in a screenshot and for some reason I'm feeling like making a guessing game out of it. Please don't ask me why. I'll post some hints in spoiler tags below and if you don't feel like guessing, you can just open the answer-spoiler^^ Answer: That's it for now, so all that's left for this post is me wishing you all a MERRY CHRISTMAS!
  35. 7 points
    Wash your mouth out. That was modelled from scratch.
  36. 7 points
    Better late than never . . . Update 18FEB2019: Permission granted to make April Fool's Jokes out of this picture for mods that replace the regular logo with this.
  37. 7 points
  38. 7 points
    Naturally I couldn't work on upgrading Wookiees without also devoting time to their mortal enemy: The textures are mostly still the base untinted brown colour at the moment.
  39. 7 points
  40. 7 points
    Thanks to my bros @DarthParametric @bead-v and @JCarter426 for hammering on MDLEdit. Looks like y'all will be getting a ghostly Ajunta Pall after all (along with a bug fix or two) Screenshot has been brightened so the transparency can be seen more easily
  41. 7 points
    So the new site skin seems very phone-centric. All the headings and text are big and chunky, presumably for touch navigation. There doesn't appear to be any provision to change scales or widths in user settings. Switching to the default theme does make a minor improvement (including putting downloads on the navigation bar instead of burying it in a drop-down), but Jesus, the blinding whiteness of it. Are there any plans for more desktop-friendly themes/layouts in the future? Edit: Btw, I find the "someone reacted to your post" message unintentionally hilarious. The first time I saw it I imagined the reaction was Tyvokka's eye twitching.
  42. 7 points
    It's been awhile, I know. Here's an idea I threw together for a new scoring system: Colors aren't set, that's just for an example. Middle semi-circle illuminates to whomever's turn it is; bars underneath illuminate per round won.
  43. 6 points
    Full Street back in-game! Still have to work on the walkmesh but it's good to have the whole street back in the game.
  44. 6 points
    Personally I wouldn't be against a strong Czerka presence on Sleheyron because one of the planet's main avenues is slave trading and, like we could see in Kashyyyk, Czerka is completely fine with it and in sharing in the business and profit. It is also true that one of the original Czerka business was mining and Sleheyron is a vulcanic world whose economy relied strongly on the extraction of Tibanna gas. That makes me think that partnership, more than competition, with Czerka could be a sensible possibility. Said that, I would not suggest to have Czerka employees running the landing pad and/or dealing with visitors. I expect the Hutt to want to be in direct control of that so I could imagine Gamorrean guards, Quarrens, Trandoshans and many droids being put in charge of that, possibly under the direct supervision of a resident Hutt official.
  45. 6 points
    The mechanic that I really had in mind was that essentially the NPCs would be scripted to run to a container or placeable, and then equip a pre-determined weapon. The PC/Party would only have one or two containers close by with maybe a longsword or a blaster. Essentially the idea being to make you fight with weapons that aren't necessarily your forte. I didn't think a large scale NPC weapon search mechanic would work very well. Nor do I have the knowledge to execute that idea, as neat as it could potentially be. In other news, I have successfully implemented paths for the first time in my areas! This is a big step toward the content-friendliness of my areas, and possibly the last new area related issue I needed to solve. Now NPCs can find their way about my areas with ease, which is going to go a long way when the content is rolling in heavy.
  46. 6 points
    Hey guys. I've been playing around in the modding community for years now and seen a lot come a long way. For a while now, I've been modeling out my own Coruscant expansion. It's not near completion but I have done a significant amount of work. Out of 33 planned modules, I have 27 that are considered completed (not taking ambient models into consideration). Textures aren't acquired yet nor lightmaps applied but just thought I would go ahead and show off what I have done far.
  47. 6 points
    I am sort of back around as a friend has put me up, though access to my PC will be irregular until I have some money to put towards the electricity where I am staying, I also have a lot of other things to focus on like trying to find work and a place to live of my own, but luckily I am in a better position now than I was a few weeks ago. Having now set up multiple GitHub projects and a NexusMods account as well as pages for both mods I have essentially resumed work on the project for both games, but I will be focusing on the K2 Expanded Galaxy starting with the Yavin Orbital Station Swoop Demo that will consist of 4-5 Modules. [ . yav_m50aa, . tat_m17mg, . man_m26mg, . tar_m03mg, . 510ond++ . ] I am not sure those module designations are correct, but Taris, Manaan and Tatooines Swoop Track as well as the Yavin Orbital Station, hopefully to include the Upgradeable Swoop Bike Mod by bead-v and potentially an updated version of the Onderon Swoop Track that will allow access to the Onderon Swoop Track using the Modified Bike via the Yavin Orbital Station Merchant / Swoop Bike Mechanic. I think the option to not use the modified swoop bike should remain also, via dialogue it could be enabled or disabled, IE : "I would like to use the Modified Swoop Bike now" or "I am going to practice with the Regular Swoop Bike for a bit" this would also allow for an original playthrough even if the player decides to purchase or try the modified swoop bike as well as visit Yavin. The Expanded Galaxy Project is aimed at becoming a community project, an overall renovation of both original KotOR games for all platforms as well as compatibility for as many mods as possible, I also hope to include items, maps, stories and content from mods galaxy-wide given I can attain the relevant authors permissions, this should allow for both games to become heavily fleshed out. There is also plans to totally port K1 to K2, which would require an installer that would verify both games installations, this would be somewhat necessary to make the K1 Expanded Galaxy Project ( or K2 modules in K1 ) more relevant and worthwhile, giving the first game access to the second games engine, which would allow for more placeables, better cut-scenes and overall game-play. Along-side my project I am still writing a tutorial series that will cover everything I learn about KotOR 1/2 Modding ( primarily K2 ) that will be somewhat aimed at helping people make a Total Conversion for Obsidian's version of the Odyssey Engine, set in the Old Republic / Star Wars Universe or otherwise. I hope this inspires people to make more KotOR games ( following other characters in the old republic universe, perhaps even their own characters from, before or after SWTOR ) there is also the potential for non-sw related total conversions, point & click type story adventures and much more using the Odyssey Engine's Unique Features and innovate game-play mechanics.
  48. 6 points
    Thanks to @UnusualCharacters for his excellent voice acting! Here's a small update of Lehon Mandalorian Expansion, this is the only Mandalorian character that is not speaking Mando'a, but due to the quality and repeated closure of services by volunteers, I've chosen to keep his voice acting in place and have ceased searching for another. The last Mandalorian character has received her lines and they have been implemented into the game, no external force is holding me back anymore! Overall, as of right now, a few spelling & grammar mishaps exist and a final test to confirm bug fixes are all that's left to do. Currently, I'm working on a gameplay trailer. I'm hoping to release LME before the end of 2018. Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic 18-11-2018 17_15.mp4
  49. 6 points
    Over the last weeks I continued to tweak the clouds for TSLs Dantooine and finally arrived at a version that I'm really happy with, so as always here's the render to celebrate the completion of a skybox: And of course some screenshots. These also show the changed fog settings for the Khoonda plains. The enclave didn't need any changes. I also continued work on the Taris skybox. This screenshot shows only the actual skybox, the 2d buildings are disabled here as are most of the clouds to save render time. I think I'm getting there. Currently I'm stuck on finding a good way to lightmap the 2d buildings. The problem is not to get them lightmapped, that's easy, but to create the lightmap automatically and not by hand. I was thinking of projecting a cylindrical image onto their geometry to create the lighting, but tests in that direction have not been very successfull. If anyone has any ideas on how to get this done, please let me know. And as the last update for today, I rendered the 2d buildings for Tatooine. I'll have to see whether or not I'll disable the fog for Anchorhead and I might also tweak the Tatooine skybox some more. We'll see^^
  50. 6 points
    A few days ago when I was driving home, we had this really beautiful sky that you sometimes get when a storm is coming. The next day, I thought that something like this might work really well for TSLs Dantooine. So I opened Terragen again and tried to replicate what I saw the day before. It was actually surprisingly easy to get a similar result but it took some more days to get a version that worked as a skybox ingame as most tries just looked off in some way. I only have a low quality test render of that latest version, but I figured I might as well share it here: I'm currently rendering a higher quality test version with the updated terrain I created for K1s V2 Dantooine skybox. Once that's done, I'll probably have an ingame screenshot as well.