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When trying to open the scenario in Sapien, what does your debug.txt say?
When actually extracting the tags, make sure you do a recursive extract. To really get a full tagset, recursively rip every tag of every default MP map as well as all tags from Renamon's SP maps. That should allow you to open every scenario you extract from those maps.
This tool has allowed me to do things no man should be able to do.
Seriously though, this patcher is like a gold mine for all applications developed before the "64-bit" era. Patching Halo tools seems to work very well, especially for big compiling operations such as lightmaps.
Note: I'm assuming you have a somewhat modern computer with 4gb or more of RAM...
Edited by lordofblake on Aug 16, 2013 at 09:29 PM
Your best bet is to dissect how weapon animations for other weapons work. (IE Assault Rifle) Try swapping out animations in default weapons before you go about creating/deleting them. Animations are particularly cryptic in the way they are arranged, so deleting or creating (additional) blocks can really mess a bunch of things up unless you have a firm understanding of what you are doing or a backup handy.
It's like magic
Edited by lordofblake on Aug 16, 2013 at 08:51 PM
Quote: --- Original message by: Daniel
You are a kind, contributive member SeL and I for one thank you for these tutorials.
It'd be a good idea to sticky this indeed, but that is for "Big D" to decide.
I have a "Big D"
I might do it later. Probably not. But ifi do, ill let you know. Though youll probably have another one by then.
I'm contemplating rigging cortana to mc's boneset. If i did that, youd have to retexture her.
I would like to say that I fully support teaching people something they dont know. However, I do not like the idea of teaching someone every single little thing. I believe you should get help getting started, and then experiment on your own and ask questions based on your own experience. Another issue I have is people's just lack of an incentive to figure anything out on their own. Please people, just try your hardest to figure something out before you spam the forum asking for help.
Not all the nice people...just about 97% of them...
I would use jmw. animations for dropships. Everything else sucks frankly. Now just to be clear, a campaign would mean a series of maps. If you want just a single single player map (alliteration much), it would require, yes, massive amounts of scripting and some clever ai work.
Quote: --- Original message by: Slayer117
Thats what were looking for some one who does.
I'm not one to be known to just pick something up and learn it, I have to be taught on most things. some people have that talent others don't
Let me be pretty frickin' honest on the halomaps.org community: Most people here are dicks. Now, if you can find the 5 people who can do something really well AND help new modders, then good for you. This, however, is vastly unlikely. So, whats the solution? Figure it out yourself. How do i rig something? Idk, lemme open MAX and make some boxes do something. What the hell is self radiosity? Open guriella and change it to see what happens.
As a brief synopsis, there is no bible to halo modding. Its all trial an error. If you can find someone to help you, awesome, but if you cant, too damn bad.
Im primarily a scripter, but can do virtually anything else aside from modeling. My xfire is lordofblake is you want to know something about something.
Halomaps has always been the same: 5% can actually do something, while 95% either rip other people's stuff and make another $hitty bloodgulch mod or criticize other people like they actually know something
Ha, Cereal discovered my secret method. I thought I was cool for 2 years because I was the only one who figured out how to du FP cutscenes. Nice job Cereal +rep for you.
Edited by lordofblake on May 13, 2011 at 05:07 PM
Awesome tutorial. Best contribution to the community in a long time. Great job and good luck on the remaining parts.
That script extractor makes things much more...easy. I miss when we actually had to develop our own scripting methods...
Nice to see some quality models. Keep up the excellent work.
Quote: --- Original message by: rescue86k
First if its a cutscene don't bother filling the pelicans with passengers, its alot of work...
(Vehicle_load_magic <pelican name> "" (ai_actors marines))
Not that much work...
Edited by lordofblake on Dec 26, 2010 at 11:19 PM
Hey cytronix, your sorta new here so i wont bust your balls, but the search function (On the forums and Halo CE Maps section) is a very powerful tool. There are numerous tutorials on HUD creation. Here are some:
Search the forums as well. You'll find lots of good stuff in anything. Also, check out the tutorial section as well. http://hce.halomaps.org/index.cfm?fid=1214
Edited by lordofblake on Oct 3, 2010 at 09:41 AM
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Edited by lordofblake on Oct 3, 2010 at 09:46 AM
Does it crash in-game or sapien?
What bipeds and vehicles do you have in your map? (Could be corrupt tags)
When was the last working version and what did you change since then?
What does your debug.txt file say? (Halo Custom Edition directory)