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Author Topic: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate  (Read 2948 times)

liam556

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The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« on: October 15, 2017, 04:29:17 PM »

I found this really old mod called The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate after looking through the spite dump and I was wondering if there was anyone who could mod it into the game(and make it nexerelin compatible). I'd love to do it myself but I have no idea how to mod this game.
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MesoTroniK

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Re: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2017, 05:33:45 PM »

Rigging a basic (but well polished) faction mod, even using existing art assets is *not* a small job.

I would not expect anyone to do it for a request, unless paid.

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Re: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2017, 06:13:16 PM »

is that the small collection of yellow asteroid-ish ships?
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Re: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2017, 11:34:25 PM »

I'd love to do it myself but I have no idea how to mod this game.

There's no better time than now to get started!  ::)
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Re: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2017, 08:22:23 AM »

Seriously, I've never, ever done any modding nor any sort of programming, but I managed to put on feet a mod for my own sprites, using the excellent Trylobot's ship editor and then just making it work by try/fail procedure.
I don't know how making it to work for Nexelerin, but it's manageable at least for a Vanilla style of play.
You should give it a try.
Start small : make the sprite working in the game, then you could grow big and make it a new faction.
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Re: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2017, 04:37:39 PM »

There's no better time than now to get started!

great...but I have no idea how to get started. Also I saw these other batch of ships called the punkjunkers by Xenoargh and some ships made from asteroids in the HELMUT collection and I like to put one of those batch of ships in the game(I'd like to start with them because the only thing I want to do with them is to have them occasionally spawn in pirate fleets and that would be a lot easier than The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate because I want the yellowjackets to be a proper faction in Nexerelin). one more thing, how do make the mod download as a compressed zip file because that's the only type of mod my computer will allow to work for some reason(which means that I don't want this mod to require GraphicsLib)
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Re: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2017, 04:56:02 PM »

I have got Trylobot's ship editor now
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Re: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2017, 05:03:56 PM »

To get started, I'd suggest getting a ship into a new mission. Forget about campaign integration for a bit, just focus on getting a ship into the game, and then polishing up how it plays/its balance/etc.
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Re: The Yellowjackets Mining Conglomerate
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2017, 07:40:16 PM »

one more thing, how do make the mod download as a compressed zip file because that's the only type of mod my computer will allow to work for some reason(which means that I don't want this mod to require GraphicsLib)

Get 7zip, or Winrar to allow unpacking archives that use better formats than .zip.