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Need some help with TWO carrier models.

Post by vandal » Sun Aug 11, 2013 12:48 am

So I have two carrier models. I'm unable to make them act like a carrier as well as look like one. Blender isn't able to model the parts needed to make a carrier work. I was wondering if someone with the skill set and a little time could help me with what I need to do?

The first is modifying a current model, Iceman's Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. I wish to change the 'landing area' size. I'm guessing this is the area that dictates if a jet catches the wire or not?

And the second is my model of Invincible class carrier. I'm also unable to make the 'deck' for it. So needs a deck file for it.

Anyone able to help me out would be hugely rewarded.
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Re: Need some help with TWO carrier models.

Post by Catraille » Wed Aug 14, 2013 8:38 am

This post will help you.
As Bombcat says in the post, every aircraft carrier needs special files for its function - three srf files (that designates the area of deck, wire and catapult) and an acp file. You will need to modify "(object_name)_deck.srf" file to change the landing area.
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Re: Need some help with TWO carrier models.

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Re: Need some help with TWO carrier models.

Post by vandal » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:05 am

Thanks for the help, but the issue is. The special files, need to be made of one polygon and blender can not make poylgons with more than 4 points. Where as the carrier would need polygons made of more than 4 points. I know how to do it I just don't have the ability to do it.
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Post by DD-Destroyer » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:26 am

Gepolyx can make one polygon with multi-vertices.

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Re: Need some help with TWO carrier models.

Post by vandal » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:37 am

I know what I need to do it, I just don't know how. I don't know how to use Gepolyx, I've tried and can't. Blender I can use, the other stuff? nope
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Re: Need some help with TWO carrier models.

Post by decaff_42 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:24 pm

You might try to juse use notepad. Figure out the verticies that you need, their locations and such, and then write them into the srf file manually.
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Re: Need some help with TWO carrier models.

Post by DD-Destroyer » Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:50 pm

Read Stargear's or Reconfighter's tutorial. They explain making plane with Gepolyx

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