Modding Guides, Tutorials, References, Tips, Hints, and Tools

By on August 2, 2010 1:29:04 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

kyogre12

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Frogboy wanted someone to gather his Mod Week stuff together, so here it is. But I'm taking it a step further, and adding in all the guides and such that have been posted here so far. And of course it will be updated as people post new guides.

Developer Stuff

Guides and Tutorials

References

Tools

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August 2, 2010 8:27:00 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Good stuff. This should probably be sticky'ed in preparation for "Mod week".

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August 3, 2010 2:21:33 AM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Indeed, this should be stickied.

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August 3, 2010 9:29:01 AM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Quoting Raven X,
Indeed, this should be stickied.

Agreed!

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August 3, 2010 1:08:32 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Opportunist! Trying to compensate for lack of Twitter!!!

(hopefully this will get stickied faster than the mod list?)

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August 3, 2010 1:21:53 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Quoting Wintersong,
Opportunist! Trying to compensate for lack of Twitter!!!

(hopefully this will get stickied faster than the mod list?)

Yep! Still waiting for the Twitter to come back, but I suspect Boogie is just a little too busy to do it for now, what with all that stuff about actually making the game and all

And yes, hopefully this will get stickied in the near future. Please?

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August 3, 2010 3:27:07 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Quoting kyogre12,

Yep! Still waiting for the Twitter to come back, but I suspect Boogie is just a little too busy to do it for now, what with all that stuff about actually making the game and all

And yes, hopefully this will get stickied in the near future. Please?

Try hitting them up on M.i.r.c. or Skype.

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August 5, 2010 10:25:15 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Notice anything different about this post?  Thank you!

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August 20, 2010 6:22:59 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Hi, you might want to add the link to the fast tut I made below, some people may find it useful, or improve it

http://forums.elementalgame.com/390528

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August 20, 2010 10:52:56 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Someone needs to do a modding guide for adding spells... although I'm sure it'll probably be easy to figure out... it's probably the first thing I want to do...

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August 26, 2010 10:05:28 AM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

The list is updated. If you think there is a tutorial/tool/etc that I missed, let me know.

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September 1, 2010 12:04:32 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Updated. As always:

Quoting kyogre12,
If you think there is a tutorial/tool/etc that I missed, let me know.

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September 2, 2010 3:20:41 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Quoting kyogre12,
The list is updated. If you think there is a tutorial/tool/etc that I missed, let me know.

I wrote a guide of setting up Eclipse as an Elemental work environment (better searching of the game XML files etc).

http://forums.elementalgame.com/394456

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September 2, 2010 5:05:12 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Quoting Das123,



Quoting kyogre12,
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The list is updated. If you think there is a tutorial/tool/etc that I missed, let me know.


I wrote a guide of setting up Eclipse as an Elemental work environment (better searching of the game XML files etc).

http://forums.elementalgame.com/394456

Oops, I saw that when you posted it a couple days ago, and made a mental note "I need to make sure I add that to the list" and then promptly forgot when I was going through and updating. Sorry about that. It's up now. I put it in the tools section for now, but if you think it fits better under the guides I'll move it (it's a guide to set up a tool, so really it should go under both )

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September 2, 2010 6:18:21 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

I think tools is the right spot. Eclipse is a great program and extremely extendable but setting it up and understanding it can be a bit tricky for the uninitiated. Added a few screenshots now as well.

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September 2, 2010 11:34:39 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Elemental Font Example

 

I'll add a plug for my Elemental font file as well.  It's not really a tool, but it is a graphic resource for anyone who wants to use the EWOM typeface to create any graphics for their mods.  Just download the file and have Windows install it in the approperiate font folder.  The file can be found here.

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September 7, 2010 8:10:58 AM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

I'm writing a fairly detailed tutorial on adapting mod xml files to make races unique with regards tech, spells, units, buildings and items.

http://forums.elementalgame.com/395711

 

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September 13, 2010 12:22:53 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

The list is updated.

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September 30, 2010 11:55:05 AM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

First, thanks for creating these posts (this and the list of mods). It's great to be able to locate everything in one place.

Second, could you add Heavenfall's eLIB post to this one? http://forums.elementalgame.com/397668 . It's more for modders so I think it fits better in this post.

 

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October 2, 2010 6:50:30 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Please add http://forums.elementalgame.com/398314

Tutorial about "Replacing hardcoded skins from vanilla models"

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October 3, 2010 9:19:05 PM from Elemental Forums Elemental Forums

Updated. The "Frogboy's Stuff" section is being changed to "Developer Stuff" to reflect the fact that other developers are starting to post modding stuff.

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