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Week #2 - Stronghold Legends

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As the weeks progress, so do the difficulty and variety of the challenges! This week is a graphics design challenge, which is ....

 

Create an elite unit skin for archers in Stronghold Legends

 

The skin can be anything you like, from a modified unit .etc, to a completely custom-made skin - but at least 40% of the unit must be changed in some way from the original skin if that's what you use. This could be as simple as changing the colour, or a total reconstruction.

 

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Note: Your entry must be attached to this topic by Midnight on Saturday to be counted in this challenge (16/1/16 23:59). If no entry is attached (via .zip. then your entry will not be counted! The results will be revealed on Sunday.

 

Good luck everyone!


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That's great to hear @Tokamaps! I'm looking forward to seeing what you can come up with :)


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I have been tried modifying scins earlier, but i had failed.

 

And i still dont understand how to edit the skin (Windows 8.1 is able to open and edit dds files)

Without getting the whole unit white.

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Did you try reading the resources provided above? These should give you some understanding of how to modify the DDS files as well as some background information on them.


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Let me know if you have any more problems then. :)


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I'll probably be skipping anything that isn't SHC2... :/

 

Well, if you own SHC2, you also own SHC:HD and SHC:Extreme - they came as free additions to the SHC2 game.

Only if you want to give them a try :)

 

 

I will probably also pass on this challange.

Up to now, I have never modded a game and I feel that I am miles behind in that art - too far behind to produce anything reasonable within 1 week.

 

I don't mean to say that I will pass on every modding challenge - only this one comes too early in the year for me to take it on.

But it is never too late to start learning something new. So hopefully I will be able to mod something later in the year.

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I'll probably be skipping anything that isn't SHC2... :/

 

Well' date=' if you own SHC2, you also own SHC:HD and SHC:Extreme - they came as free additions to the SHC2 game.

Only if you want to give them a try :)

 

 

I will probably also pass on this challange.

Up to now, I have never modded a game and I feel that I am miles behind in that art - too far behind to produce anything reasonable within ?1 week.

 

I don't mean to say that I will pass on every modding challenge - only this one comes too early in the year for me to take it on.

But it is never too late to start learning something new. So hopefully I will be able to mod something later in the year.[/quote']

Aha, Lord Nigel!

 

I actually own every copy of Stronghold as I have been playing since I was but a wee squire boy! The Strategist perfers to play games that are fresh to the battlefield and thus: Crusader 2!

 

But thanks for looking out :D

 

Onward Steed!

-Lord Fail

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"A wolf does not concern himself with opinions of sheep"

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Ah, The Strategist will fight his battles on the fields of his own choosing - very wise.

 

* raising hand in salute on rearing horse *

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The deadline closes tonight everyone, and we still don't have any entries! Why not be the first to enter and safely guarantee yourself another place in the draw?


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It's disappointing there are no entries for this week. Perhaps there will be some more for next week's challenge.


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