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Posted 27 February 2009 - 04:05 AM

I've been doing a lot of retexturing but I haven't figured out a way to preview how things look on the mesh without having to start the entire game every time. Takes a very long time to do so and I was hoping that someone could recommend a better way to get a prevew of the mesh and textures I'm working with without starting up the game.

I tried asking on gtagaming but no luck on a response so far. This forum looks quite active so I figure it's a good spot to get some expert advice. smile.gif
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks a lot.

PS: If this is in the wrong section, I apologize. I wasn't sure what "Rage" was. If it should be moved, please do so.
Thanks.

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 04:08 AM

RAGE is the engine GTAIV is using.

To preview textures on models you need a model viewer/editor which supports the models.

I don't know if there's one which can show textures, yet.

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 04:14 AM

The problem is, I don't know what to use to view the models because I've found no way to export them within Spark. The only thing I can get out of Spark is the wdr and wtd and I don't know how to extract that mesh file to even see what kind of 3d file it is.
Any suggestions on that would be awesome.

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 05:29 AM

Don't know if this is what you want
Link

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Posted 27 February 2009 - 10:38 AM

QUOTE (spaceeinstein @ Feb 27 2009, 14:29)
Don't know if this is what you want
Link

Nope

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Posted 02 March 2009 - 09:51 PM

Not quite what I'm looking for but thanks for the link.
It doesn't seem like there's anything out yet that does what I was asking about. Hopefully soon with the speed at which modding is progressing!

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Posted 03 March 2009 - 01:31 AM

try this then .........

it lets you view extracted wdr files with textures if they've been extracted as jpg's to the (wdr) model folder and has a max script for loading models exported from the viewer into max, however there is no uv mapping on the models when in max.

wdr model viewer




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