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BallFour

BallFour's Uni Mods

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9 minutes ago, Yankee4Life said:

And why not? I played in Salva's Tokyo Dome many times and I have used Umachines uniform set when Mvp first came out and I used mods from a South Korean guy named KSM. He made datafiles and overlays. So why wouldn't I try out this? :angry:

Ok. Then, you would. Wonderful.
Most people wouldn't care about an independent league's uniforms. In any event, this is neither here nor there, because what I'm asking @BallFour for is help with tutorials.

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I've been thinking about how to create a tutorial best. I was going to do a video one, but Livestream began to charge just to make videos. I might just do a text based one, but I've been really busy with work. I do 10 hour days 4 days a week and have 3 days to do all my other chores/dates/whatever. But I'll get to work when I'm able. It's just a matter of what I feel like doing at a particular moment. Last night, I was just really in the zone with stadium modding.

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3 hours ago, BallFour said:

I've been thinking about how to create a tutorial best. I was going to do a video one, but Livestream began to charge just to make videos. I might just do a text based one, but I've been really busy with work. I do 10 hour days 4 days a week and have 3 days to do all my other chores/dates/whatever. But I'll get to work when I'm able. It's just a matter of what I feel like doing at a particular moment. Last night, I was just really in the zone with stadium modding.

Cool. Did you just basically keep playing with it until you got it? The artwork part of unis isn't difficult but I don't understand the process of getting it into the game or hat all the different files are.

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All of that is in the models.big folder. For example, u001.fsh in models.big is the home uniform for the Oakland A's. If you unpack that and use Photoshop, you'll be able to change around any uniform you'd like!

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22 hours ago, BallFour said:

All of that is in the models.big folder. For example, u001.fsh in models.big is the home uniform for the Oakland A's. If you unpack that and use Photoshop, you'll be able to change around any uniform you'd like!

Right, but for example, among my many many questions, one thing I don't understand... Is it better to REPLACE teams that exist with your desired teams and then go and use uni slots, player slots, face slots, etc etc, or make them completely new in the Editor? Without knowing that, I can't really start playing with uniforms.

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It's easier for me to replace uniforms that already exist within the team. That's the easiest way and would only need to involve models.big rather than having to add new uni slots in uniforms.big.

 

For a beginner, I would suggest just taking uniforms that have already been made for a team and then playing with them in Photoshop.

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Here's the newest Charlotte Knights fauxback uniform.

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18 hours ago, BallFour said:

It's easier for me to replace uniforms that already exist within the team. That's the easiest way and would only need to involve models.big rather than having to add new uni slots in uniforms.big.

For a beginner, I would suggest just taking uniforms that have already been made for a team and then playing with them in Photoshop.

Ok, that's what I figured. I need a division of 6 teams with DH to do what I want to do. So, I'll just pick one and start replacing teams. So, then I suppose, I just match everything so that if I use the White Sox for "Team A", then I use the White Sox for everything after that obviously... rosters, player portraits and cybers, stadium, etc etc.
Is it best if I study and play with uniforms from a mod so I see lots of different kinds or just the stock game? Or does it not matter?

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My go-to is MVP 07. Kccitystar did a fantastic job with the major league unis there, and that's how I got the Nike/Adidas cleats and the Wilson catching gear.

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Ok. In this case, I wont be doing a MLB project but it will be cool to see anyway how the game is assembled for a good mod.

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Do I create cyberfaces now? Yes I do... ish. Here's some manager face mods that I just finished.

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As I said in the manager face post, I'm not really happy with the way Torey Lovullo came out, but upon further inspection, it could be a dead ringer for Mike Morgan in a TC90s game. Also, the Scott Servais mod can be used in TC90s games, since he was a catcher around that time. Just be sure to renumber the cyberface to something unobtrusive.

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21 hours ago, BallFour said:

My go-to is MVP 07. Kccitystar did a fantastic job with the major league unis there, and that's how I got the Nike/Adidas cleats and the Wilson catching gear.

I'm gonna start playing with the uniforms like you suggested. If I have any questions, maybe I can shoot them your way?

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58 minutes ago, tinpanalley said:

I'm gonna start playing with the uniforms like you suggested. If I have any questions, maybe I can shoot them your way?

Of course!

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So I'm basically world-building for my 1998 Yankees dynasty that I'm planning. I've got a bunch of different ideas, and a few of those ideas involve some custom minor league teams and uniforms. I've got custom unis for the Buffalo Bisons (as if they were a Blue Jays affiliate in 98), the Columbus Clippers (if they were Cleveland's affiliate in 98), the Syracuse Chiefs (Yankees), and *maybe* transferring the Binghamton Mets over to the Yankees if I can find someone to mod the team audio.

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New stuff on the docket. Check the first post of this thread for more info.

As always, I'm happy to entertain any uni requests you'd like. Send me suggestions here!

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