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General Category => General discussion => Topic started by: gameboy on February 17, 2008, 06:21:58 pm

Title: fallout3
Post by: gameboy on February 17, 2008, 06:21:58 pm
Hi, mi name is Robert, I live in Argentina
Sorry. I do not speak good English
I wanted to comment on something that I think
You could use the graphics of Fallout 3 Van Buren Demo

\Fallout3\data\
                       Critters.grp (Graphics of the game)
                       Maps.grp (Map of the game)

And other files in this directory
It is possible to use these graphics in fife?
wooowww
Title: Re: fallout3
Post by: mvBarracuda on February 17, 2008, 06:37:30 pm
Hello gameboy :-)

FIFE does not support loading these assets into the engine directly. In case you would like to import them into FIFE you should check out this thread from NMA:
http://nma-fallout.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=36168&highlight=grp

Basically you would need to do the following:
1. Find a tool to extract the archives to uncompressed format (see NMA).
2. Find a way to import the 3d models into a rendering application (3dsmax, blender, etc.) and render them as normal 2d images.
3. Import these images into FIFE.

There are some legal aspects that might give you some headaches in case you want to release Van Buren assets together with your game (even if you don't charge for it). So more information about what you would like to do will help us to clear up the situation :-)
Title: Re: fallout3
Post by: phoku on February 18, 2008, 02:35:58 am
He  ::)

I suggest compiling a FAQ for this forum,
answering these usual questions.

-phoku
Title: Re: fallout3
Post by: gameboy on February 23, 2008, 12:22:50 pm
Thanks mvBarracuda
Very good information

Really interesting would be able to use the best graphics
the fallout tactics and van buren, To create a renewed Fallout.

Example, the graphics launches flames of van buren, improves the fallout2

Thank you, all very interesting
Title: Re: fallout3
Post by: mvBarracuda on February 23, 2008, 12:33:54 pm
I personally think that reusing graphics might be a dead end in some cases. Especially the legal situation of the Van Buren assets is uncertain so you might get into trouble if you spread these files even if you're not making money with it.

In case you would like to reuse graphics from Fallout 1 / 2 / Tactics, this will create a dependency on these games. So everyone who wants to play your game will need a copy of the original game.