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Interests: Halo CE modding.
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What Games do you play: Halo CE
Developer on SPv3 and ShadowMods.

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Halo CE General Discussion » [Utility] Reclaimer Mar 10, 2020 04:22 PM (Total replies: 66)

Quote: --- Original message by: Halo CE Noob Modder117
Why don't ALL of you shut up and GIVE. ME. ALL. YOUR. TAGS?!

...Mostly the Halo 3 ones...

Oh yeah. Do you want the H3 SMG sounds as well?

Halo CE General Discussion » [Utility] Reclaimer Mar 8, 2020 04:41 PM (Total replies: 66)

Quote: --- Original message by: DOOMMARINE

well im glad this community is dying so this community doesn't deserve to be around for its behavior.

Except this community is far from dying tbh. There're lots of current projects out there. Discord and OpenCarnage are the most used platforms nowadays. But yeah, nice joke.

Halo CE General Discussion » any good mods available? Mar 6, 2020 10:30 PM (Total replies: 11)


Plus the few that know, like to remain secretive and not share any tutorials as they need to ensure they're the one and only to have a UI mod... Because you know... If someone else makes a UUI their ego will be hurt or something...?

That's a bit unfair tbh. UI tutorials are really hard to make because you'll need to cover lots of things and time plays a fundamental factor when you have some other "irl" compromisses. I know because I work with some friends creating our own UI's from scratch (such as the "CEA" UI from our modding team, ShadowMods). It would take a lot of time to cover most of the UI aspects and unfortunately we don't have free time for recording stuff. So no, it's not something related with being "secretive", no need to be that paranoic lmao.

Halo CE General Discussion » any good mods available? Mar 4, 2020 09:26 PM (Total replies: 11)

Quote: --- Original message by: DOOMMARINE
Quote: --- Original message by: Echo77
The Covert Ops campaign is pretty neat in that it implements RPG-style elements and dialogue options. There are six parts (E10, E20, E30, E40, E50, E60).

does the ui of the main menu of halo custom edition support all 6 episodes?

how long is the game total of 6 parts?

You'll need the "Universal UI 1.1", a custom UI that supports a lot of projects made by the modding community, including the Covert Ops campaign: https://haloce3.com/downloads/ui/universal-ui-version-1-1/

Hey! Any updates regarding this project? It's been a while since the last build and I wonder if you managed to do some progress with Halo 4 stuff

Quote: --- Original message by: Halo CE Noob Modder117
Can someone please explain how to properly set BIPED regions and permutations?

This information is virtually non-existent.

Sorry for the off-topic question but, haven't you tried joining CE-related Discord servers? I mean, you're one of the very few people that keep using this forum, and a lot of us have left this place for different reasons. You can find really useful Discord servers with channels made for modding help.

I suggest you to join "Halo CE Reclaimers", a modding-focused server (which I'm part of btw): https://discord.gg/k6Q4JBp
Edited by MrChromed on Jan 12, 2020 at 04:47 PM

Best quality lightmaps would use these settings:

tool lightmaps <scenario> <bsp-name> 1 0.0000001

Quote: --- Original message by: DOOMMARINE
has that been updated yet?

sbdJazz, Sled, JerryBrick and I have been working (really slowly) in an upcoming update (UUI 2.0). As you can see, none of the original developers are involved in the project, but that doesn't mean we can't make a new version (anyways, it can be considered an "unofficial" one, maybe?). Anyways, we're not newbies at all.

- sbdJazz has developed the SPv3 UI.
- Sled Jerry and I have developed the "Halo CEA-style" UI.

We hope to restart the project as soon as possible, after we're done with our current and side projects

Edited by MrChromed on Aug 13, 2019 at 10:26 PM

Don't delete anything. I hope you have a backup from that scenario (A10). If not, re-extract the .scenario from the Refined campaign without recursive mode, since you already have its dependencies in the tags folder.

Now, download this: https://drive.google.com/file/d/15VN8SO_Ic7c6sgw8majYfzGJaJpChRbt/view?usp=sharing
What is it? It's the "editor" folder. You need to place it in tags\ui (the .7z has everything set up correctly, so you will see a "tags" folder once it's extracted. Combine it with your current tags folder).

The "editor" folder contains the visual markers that are drawn in Sapien when you want to place objects. That folder is only present in the HEK install, so you'll always need that folder once you extract maps (the maps don't contain that folder when compiled).

I hope this helps you. Let me know if it worked, please.
Edited by MrChromed on Jul 30, 2019 at 01:16 PM

Halo CE General Discussion » Universal UI Mod Feb 19, 2019 11:25 AM (Total replies: 16)

Sled, JerryBrick, sbdJazz and I (MrChromed) have been working in a future update for the UUI. This could be considered "unofficial", since none of the original developers are on this project, but we're doing our best to bring up a nice update. Jazz is currently occupied working for the SPv3 project, while Sled, JerryBrick and I were working in the "Halo: Custom Edition Anniversary UI" project (the project that Kal El posted above). Greetings

Halo CE General Discussion » That UUI Update? Nov 5, 2018 05:30 PM (Total replies: 16)

As Masterz said, we've been working with that new UUI. SbdJazz, Sled, Jerry Brick and me are the developers of that project. UUI2.0 is currently on hold, since Jazz has been working with UI elements for SPv3.2, and, in the other hand, Jerry, Sled and me have been working with the "CEA-like" UI, including support for high quality textures, language selection (english and spanish), new UI settings using our "User Interface Controller" or "UIC" (we use the "CIU" sigle, and it stands for "Control de Interfaz de Usuario"). If you're interested in that project, you can take a look at:


The current available version is a bit old and "ugly" compared with the new one, so don't download it. Instead, wait for the upcoming version, which includes a lot of new features and fixes, as I said above.
Best regards.
Edited by MrChromed on Nov 5, 2018 at 05:46 PM

Yeah, I already edited the previous message. Thanks for pointing that out.

Quote: --- Original message by: MrBoringCom
hey masterchief117, i think your remastered map doesn't work anymore

Could you be more specific? Btw, if you use Chimera, you need to use the "chimera_modded_stock_maps 1" command in order to keep using modded stock maps with Chimera.
Edited by MrChromed on Sep 5, 2018 at 10:07 PM

It's exactly what Spartan314 said above. In SPv3, we just emulated the "ragdoll" physics in order to give a more realistic perception. Halo: Combat Evolved (and so, Custom Edition) doesn't support ragdoll physics. Instead, it uses "Inverse kinematics" physics (IK).

Halo CE General Discussion » OpenSauce Anti-Aliasing Aug 31, 2018 09:58 AM (Total replies: 1)

Why don't you use FXAA instead? Of course, isn't as accurate as real AA, but you get a decent result. The only disadvantage comes when the image gets a bit blurry. You can use FXAA if you have a GeForce card. Google it!

Halo CE General Discussion » Modded Stock Maps Aug 31, 2018 09:50 AM (Total replies: 2)

Most of the current videotutorials showing the process are in spanish, so you won't understand a thing. Besides, all of those methods have significant bugs and glitches they don't even bother to fix by themselves, because they don't know how since they just swap tags and that's it. Even Kavawuvi stated that Proton was never finished, and so, you'll get some bugs.

Aegis Mind managed to do a really decent job by using this method in order to create noise-free sounds. The file size worth it.

Halo CE General Discussion » The Omega Campaign Aug 31, 2018 09:39 AM (Total replies: 85)

Nice! I thought you were dead (not literally, but in modding terms). It's always nice to see somebody coming back. Keep up the good work, it's hard to see custom projects these days.

Halo CE General Discussion » [R M T] Side Swiper Release!!! Aug 25, 2018 09:46 AM (Total replies: 4)

I don't want to be mean but, is it that hard to post some pics from your map? If you wanna promote your project, you need some visual incentives at least.

Oh, and this happens when you clic on the link...

Quote: --- Original message by: MosesofEgypt
Refinery has the same tool as mozz when viewing bitmaps in it, so it can also extract from maps.

Oh yeah, I forgot the "data extraction" feature. My bad.
Reshirom, you can also use Refinery to open existing .map files and extract textures from them.

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