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|May 18 2020 Anchor|
hello, recently ive been toying around with the amnesia lantern, so that maybe i could make a lantern for a custom story my friends and i might do in the future, we have a somewhat story in mind but thats not the point. does anyone here maybe know how to make the lantern somewhat opaque? or translucent? ive been trying to edit the .dds file and been screwing with the opacity but nothing has worked so far, does anyone have any ideas? thanks for the help!
|May 19 2020 Anchor|
You will need 3 programs.
..if add over something, in tab Layers Add New Layer
optional:draw some rectangle over picture, will be like a glass.
-Now save picture with png extension.
-Open that picture with Easy2Convert Software and convert it to .dds
p.s ..if you use some game engine whole process is very easy
|May 28 2020 Anchor|
First, it has been done before. You can get the add-on here: Moddb.com
Second, the DDS textures in Amnesia aren't complete information about the material. The engine has it's own material file and a suitable editor for it, so editing the texture won't do anything, especially since the material for the lantern isn't using the alpha channel.
Third, what you are trying to do would show the inside of the model which is backface culled, so doing that would make the glass area see-through the entire model.
Fourth, custom lanterns don't work in Custom Stories. You need a Full Conversion mod for that.
Cheers and good luck with modding!
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