D2 polymodel editor...

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D2 polymodel editor...

Post by Omega » Mon Apr 07, 2008 4:59 pm

I can't find a good way to create custom robots in D2, only able to edit existing ones with rbotedit and similar programs. I downloaded robot construction kit and couldn't load because I didn't have Tahoma. I downloaded tahoma and put it in dozens of folders, some are-
C:/windows/system32
........../system/fonts
........../system
........../system32/fonts
C:/fonts (new folder)
anywhere else I should have tahoma?
Alternitavely, is there any way I could get polytron alone without the robot construction kit? Or is there any alternative editor for robots that lets you make your own polymodels instead of editing d2's defaults?
Also, I downloaded GXedit, when I start it it says \"File Error- couldn't find VBRUN300.dll\". Any way I could make this work?
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Post by CDN_Merlin » Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:21 pm

For the Tahoma font, did you load it using Control Panel/Fonts? Might be the problem.
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Post by Omega » Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:28 pm

Tried it... still didnt work
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Post by Kyouryuu » Tue Apr 08, 2008 12:11 am

You're going to need that Descent Network DLL pack. I think Tahoma is just the canary in the mine, so to speak. If you don't have Tahoma, you don't have the DLLs these programs expect. Not sure where to get this pack, though, but someone must know.
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Post by akula65 » Tue Apr 08, 2008 4:03 am

Is this what you had in mind?

http://www.descent-network.com/cgi-bin/ ... inf=inf001

http://www.descent-network.com/cgi-bin/ ... gi?kit=rck

(See the comment on the Version 1.1 pack)
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Post by Sirius » Tue Apr 08, 2008 5:12 am

The best model editor for D2 is still Truespace, to be honest. (At least anything that will export reliably to .COB; sadly Blender doesn't seem to.) That in combination with cob2pm and rbotedit yields far better results than you can possibly get with Polytron.

I do have a program that can brute-force Polytron models to render properly, but it's not for the faint of heart, needless to say...
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Post by BUBBALOU » Tue Apr 08, 2008 10:10 am

truespace 4.3 became a free use program i have it on cd from 3dworld plus I own the original 4.1 up to version 6

but for his needs just go here

http://www.caligari.com/products/truespace/ts3/

I seem to have a better workout dodging your stupidity than attempting to grasp the weight of your intelligence.
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Post by JRock » Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:07 am

omg I haven't heard the name TrueSpace in well over a decade! I remember having that wayyy back in the day. Cool program!! :D
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Post by Omega » Tue Apr 08, 2008 3:40 pm

K thanks, I'll try out truespace see if that works :)
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Post by Duper » Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:31 pm

I think that should be 3.2 Bubba. ?? That's what's for d/l at any rate. Thanks for the link!
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Post by Omega » Wed Apr 09, 2008 4:05 pm

Akula- I got the first version of dllpak like you suggested, now i can run half a dozen programs. :D Thanks!
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