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Freespace => Freespace 2 MODing => Topic started by: Jayge on May 23, 2007, 08:02:12 PM

Title: Modding tools for.... Mac???
Post by: Jayge on May 23, 2007, 08:02:12 PM
Hey everyone,

I've been routing through the whole modding application deal, and have run into a problem...

I use a mac. I was wondering if it were possible to make ships for FS2 on a mac, and what applications I would need. I've read the list before, and after checking out the suggested modview programs and .pof editors, I found that (I think), none of them work for macs. I have the actual modding software, but the rest I don't have.

So basically, I have the actual 3d models fine, but I can't find any of the other tools neccessary for the construction of a ship?

And finally, do you know of any good texturing tutorials for someone who has no idea how to texture models?

Ah, please don't send me to Kara's FAQ, I've checked it out and am still lacking what I need.

Thanks,

Jayge
Title: Modding tools for.... Mac???
Post by: CamInHead on May 24, 2007, 06:59:39 PM
what proggys are you using ? If you're using Photoshop (for example) there are loads om the net.

Try general art/rendering sites like 3d palace, 3d cafe etc.
Title: Modding tools for.... Mac???
Post by: takashi on May 24, 2007, 10:14:46 PM
theres blender for mac

http://www.blender.org/
Title: Modding tools for.... Mac???
Post by: DaBrain on May 24, 2007, 10:53:32 PM
Quote from: takashi;73127
theres blender for mac

http://www.blender.org/


Quote from: Jayge;73015

So basically, I have the actual 3d models fine, but I can't find any of the other tools neccessary for the construction of a ship?


...


Anyway, PCS2 is what you're looking for.
It will be multiplatform, but isn't yet complete.
http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php/topic,41648.220.html
Title: Modding tools for.... Mac???
Post by: Jayge on May 24, 2007, 11:15:20 PM
Thanks, everyone! I guess I'll just have to wait for PCS2.
Title: Modding tools for.... Mac???
Post by: karajorma on May 24, 2007, 11:41:15 PM
Or make lots of models now and figure out how to convert them later. :)

Or join an existing mod where you can get someone else to convert your models. :)
Title: Modding tools for.... Mac???
Post by: Jayge on May 25, 2007, 12:52:16 AM
Hm. True.

I've actually been doing the first option. Joining an existing mod... hm, I've only got about 3 free weeks this summer, and maybe a month of internet access over it. Dunno if I have time.
Title: Modding tools for.... Mac???
Post by: takashi on May 25, 2007, 01:00:06 AM
oops...heheh...well, theres always the takashi or the turey converters. but the turey is harder to get ahold of...