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***Official Texturing Contest 03 Details***

Discussion in 'Contest #3: Texture Overlay' started by Snipergen, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Snipergen

    Snipergen L13: Stunning Member

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    Nice posters so far btw.

    Just put your .vtf in the materials folder in blabla team fortress2/tf/materials or something, if you want, you can create a sub map there "signs", so its team fortress2/tf/materials/signs.
    Put your vtf there and a vmt (.txt file renamed to .vmt afterwards):

    "LightmappedGeneric"
    {
    "$basetexture" "signs/nameofyourtexture"
    "$decal" 1
    "$decalscale" 0.25
    "$translucent" 1
    "%keywords" "tf"
    }
     
  2. elfworks

    elfworks L1: Registered

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    Thanks!

    I still haven't wrapped my head around the need for a separate VMT file. (I guess I should have re-read Nineaxis' first post. :) )

    BTW, What's up with the forum editor dropping words that start with a '$' ?!? (It really messed me up while I was trying to follow the object tutorial. All the samples looked like your quote above. It took me a few days to find the missing line in my VTX file.)
     
  3. Snipergen

    Snipergen L13: Stunning Member

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    I know, I'll contact drpepper if he doesn't read this tonight.

    Deadline 0:00 GMT tonight, in 4:30 hours from when this is posted.
     
  4. MangyCarface

    aa MangyCarface Mapper

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    I suspect it's due to the symbol's significance in php.
     
  5. Snipergen

    Snipergen L13: Stunning Member

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    Contest is over, thank you for your entrys!

    I will make a vote topic soon.
     
  6. trainRiderJ

    trainRiderJ L5: Dapper Member

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    Is there an archive available for download containing all of the overlays?
     
  7. umbratile

    aa umbratile

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    Most of them - if not all - are in the downloads section of this site.
     
  8. elfworks

    elfworks L1: Registered

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    Based on voter feedback, I tweaked my poster series.

    I reduced the contrast and saturation, and dropped the dirt level.

    This was my first pass:

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    Then, I went even more pastel:

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    So, which set is closer to the right look?

    Thanks! :)
     
  9. Dox

    Dox L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    I love the vibrant colors
     
  10. elfworks

    elfworks L1: Registered

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    So, the pastel was too washed out?


    • Buckaroo Banzai: "Tell him yes on one and no on two."
    • Mission Control: "Which one was yes, go ahead and destroy Russia... or number 2?"
     
  11. Gadget

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    the more pastel colored ones from the second pass look really good. the first past still is a little too saturated in my opinion. good job!
     
  12. umbratile

    aa umbratile

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    Maybe it's time to unsticky this topic and the one about the 1st contest, and sticky the ones for contest 4. Nothing is better than a tidy forum, you know! :O