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Where to get car templates?

Discussion in 'DiRT Rally' started by Sk3ptik0n, May 25, 2015.

  1. Sk3ptik0n

    Sk3ptik0n

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    I downloaded some very nice liveries to make some of the cars more authentic. However, there is a glaring omission: The Lancia Fulvia.

    There is a half decent native template in red and cream color that I use, but I would like very much to design my own red with black hood or tricolor livery for the Fulvia.

    Where can I get the basic temple?

    Would the old Dirt template also work?
     
  2. Paul Blythe

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    Think some of the people have used the liveries from the older Dirt games as templates/conversions for Rally. A lot are using the specular map as a templates. This shows all the pieces of the car clearly, however, the lack of a UV mesh layer is annoying.

    Also, DiRT3 is being used to check WIP, apparently its quicker to load-in and check liveries than with Rally.
     
  3. Sk3ptik0n

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    Thank you for the reply. Sounds a bit too messy for me. I have a dirt3 fulvia mod that looks great, but I don't want to risk breaking the game. Maybe I'll just backup the folders and try it, but I don't have much hope. I wish someone with the know how could make a Fulvia template.

    Can I request one in the mod section?
     
  4. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
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    Of course you can. Thread for such requests made here
     
  5. whaletail

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    Will Codies eventually release a set of templates, or will custom liveries not be supported?
     
  6. Ole Marius Myrvold

    Ole Marius Myrvold
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    I don't think so. They've never been mod-friendly, or anything close to it.
     
  7. ML2166

    ML2166
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    You generally have to rely on one of the unpaid Codemasters splinter members of staff at RDmasters for things like this for CM's games. :D
     
  8. Sk3ptik0n

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    Codies released a new livery for the lancia fulvia. The one in red with the black hood that is such a classic for the car. So I am happy, but I'd love to have the Alitalia or Marlboro liveries for it as well.
     
  9. whaletail

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    @ML2166 Took me a bit, but I see what you did there;)

    Not that any sim car templates are particularly user friendly, but are unofficial Codies templates usually more difficult to work with than their iRacing and Assetto Corsa et al. counterparts?