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HD NPC Portraits


HD NPC Portraits
for Knights of the Old Republic

v2.0 - 20200119 by ndix UR (DeadlyStream user)

 

This modification adds high resolution rendered portrait images for NPCs. The 1K portraits have 256x the resolution of the 64x64 originals. The portraits are rendered to match the poses, expressions, colors, and lighting of the vanilla portraits as closely as possible given the following constraints:

  • Only vanilla textures (and my own additional maps based on same) are used

While the textures are quite low-res, most of the work was in material setup using a modern rendering engine, so even the vanilla textures still wind up looking much better than they have any right to. This is because of real lights, shading, and material properties, of which the original diffuse textures are only a part. I didn't really redo geometry, beyond appropriate use of edge split and subdivision surface modifiers.

It also includes 1K versions of the darkened placeholder portraits before you meet characters in-game.

 

BONUS

There's a portrait for Trask Ulgo, because why not. Also I've included additional alternative non-vanilla expressions for Mission & Jolee because I don't care for their vanilla expressions.

 

INSTALL / UNINSTALL

To install, copy the TPC files from the package Override/ folder to the Override/ folder for your KOTOR game installation.

To uninstall, remove the TPC files for this package from your KOTOR game Override/ folder.

 

LEGAL

THIS MODIFICATION IS NOT MADE, DISTRIBUTED, OR SUPPORTED BY OBSIDIAN, OR LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LLC. ELEMENTS TM LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LLC AND/OR ITS LICENSORS.

The content of this mod is free for use and reuse, with no expressed or implied warranty; you can redistribute it, in original or modified form. If you do, a credit of some kind is nice but not required.


  • Submitter
  • Submitted
    03/03/2018
  • Category
  • K1R Compatible

 

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Awesome. This will be a permanent addition to my Override.

 

Here's hoping that you might do the PC and/or TSL portraits as well :D

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Would you be willing to make PC portraits for vanilla heads as well? And perhaps a Juhani with Redrob's catlike head model? 

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Yeah, a vanilla PC portraits companion to this mod would be awesome. This mod is now pretty much essential to my Override and the PC sticks out like a sore thumb.

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