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Skins Help plz, why do my patterns lose their shininess in-game?

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa Modding Discussions' started by moz9rt, May 8, 2017.

  1. moz9rt

    moz9rt

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    I like to make gem type patterns, the problem is their glimmer doesnt remain
    for example, this is the pattern,
    [​IMG]

    then the in-game appearance is almost a far cry from the patterns look,
    [​IMG]

    Is their any way to remedy this? I just wish to add some glimmer back into the pattern
     
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  2. Shap

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    Shaders?
     
  3. Omaatjehenk

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    Your texture maps should also be adjusted, it now has the same "shininess" for the whole car instead of an adjusted one per area on the texture. You can't expect the game to know what texture should shine or not without you specifiying it..
     
  4. moz9rt

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    Well, this as far i go
    i dont know about that stuff, unless someone has done youtube tuts on this. please if you know what program needed, and ill do my best to research this.
     
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  5. Omaatjehenk

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    What you have to do is adjust the "map" texture too. The body textures are (usually) made up out of Diffuse (the one you made), normal map, "specular" map and detail map. The one you want to change is the "specular" map. The red, green and blue channel of that texture control different aspects of the "shininess" of the car.

     
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  6. moz9rt

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    Waow, that looks very good. Would that dds file be located in the template? im trying to change a modded car, they only provided a very rough texture to mod the body.
     
  7. Omaatjehenk

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    You should unpack the kn5 file to access all textures used for the car
     
  8. moz9rt

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    Thankyou, I thought I might need that. I have to buy 3dsim,
    I have unpacked textures before during the 30-day trial, please hear me out here,
    My experience with 3dsim, when i took the steering wheel texture, colored it, and put inside skin folder. there were no changes. By default, the skin folder never had that texture. It was a kunos car.
    This time, its a modded car

    Im just worried i might miss a step. When i take that texture out from kn5, it goes in skin folder right?
     
  9. Omaatjehenk

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    The content manager also has the option to unpack a kn5 file. And the texture goes into the skin folder and overrides the default texture used in the car. The texture MUST have the same name as the one used as the default one.
     
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  10. moz9rt

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    Ty, i think i know how to do it. please
    I just have one more question, when trying to mod bmw e92 from kunos
    If skin folder doesnt contain "CAR_cockpit_D.dds"
    i took the CAR_cockpit_D.dds from kn5, changed colors inside
    then placed inside skin folder.
    no changes were seen. Unless i need a second file,
    I thought any cars interior could be changed. is this true?
     
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  11. Stereo

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    That one probably affects the LOD only, most of Kunos's cars have 2 LODs for the cockpit in the main kn5 using different materials.
     
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  12. moz9rt

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    ty, i have seen two similar dds files for interior.

    i colored both of them. still no change. Please am i missing a step?
    my skin folder look like this now, the two extra interior files are outlined
    [​IMG]
    after i roughly colored steering wheel for CAR_cockpit_D.dds
    [​IMG]
    And the n.dds
    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Omaatjehenk

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    The _D is the Diffuse map
    The _N is the Normal map

    You don't want to touch the Normal map.
    Could you show me all texture files of the model in a folder?
     
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  14. moz9rt

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    here is all the textures. i removed the normal map from skin folder also, just in case.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Omaatjehenk

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    I'll have a look at the car when I'm home. Pretty sure I'll be able to figure something out. So if you have an hour or 2.. I'll be home by then.
     
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  16. moz9rt

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    no problem, i appreciate the help greatly.
     
  17. Omaatjehenk

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    I just checked it and you should adjust the leather.dds in order to change the interior
     
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  18. moz9rt

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    It worked! if want the skin, just let me know. I know i only wanted to color the wheel, but i really like the results
    I dont want to ask, but how make interior template?
    also heres is the skin, its not done yet though
    [​IMG]
     
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