Alpha Project is a Battlefield 2 modification which goals are to bring back all the features that were left out in the retail game. The gameplay style of the mod is a mixture of arcade and realism.

Report RSS How to make custom weapon selection icons for your favourite BF2 weapons

This tutorial is only the basics of weapon selection icon making ( My first tutorial ) :)

Posted by on - Basic UI/HUD

1. Load your weapon in bfmeshviewer
2. Rotate it to your liking
3. Set bfmeshviewer's background colour to something not near of anything that comes near to your weapon
4. Use Snipping tool to copy the weapon
5. Paste the image in GIMP ( Download here: )
6. Use select by color tool and select the background
7. Copy the picture and paste as new layer on this template that is included
8. Resize to your liking and merge the layers
9. Export as a BC3 / DXT5 .dds file

Download Template:
Please note that you need the .dds extension for GIMP ( Download here: )
If you struggle making weapon icons drop me a PM and I'll make you some


Very good thanks!

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thank you!!

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