FOnline 2

Development => Tasks => Topic started by: Ermac on October 12, 2020, 22:25

Title: FO2 HIGLIGHTER PROGRAM (MOD CREATOR)
Post by: Ermac on October 12, 2020, 22:25
Q: What is it?
A: Program written in Java for making item highlighter mods.

Q: Which version is actual?
A: Actual version is 1.3 - IKAROS.

Q: What's required to run it?
A: Java 1.8 (or later) is required.

Q: What's the purpose of this program?
A: This program has purpose to make highlighter mods by modifying original game files. It's designed to replace GIMP and Photoshop use.
   
Q: So how can I get to original game files?
A: Extract fallout.dat, data01.zip, data03.zip, and data04.zip (in that order) to a single location, replace when prompted.
    You will need a tool like DatExplorer to extract fallout.dat [Randall]

Q: What FOnline Engines are supported?
A: Designated primarily for FOnline2 but can be modified and distributed with FOnline Reloaded and other FOnlines.

Q: How do I use this?
A: Once you download the program in the menu "Info > How to use" you will get instructions how to use.
    Briefly, I can say is choose input and output directory, choose colors and click go. Rarely alter Dictionary.txt (case insensitive plaintext file).

Q: Who's involved in making of this?
A: Solely I. But, but Lucek has done something similar before with perhaps manually putting green outlines to all the items and sceneries.
 
Q: What's the deal about license and this program, is it free?
A: Absolutely it's free. And it's Open Source. You're welcome to make it even better. Licenced under General Public License v3.0.

Program download: https://www.mediafire.com/file/c1x4pp56oyd8zmc/FO2_HIGHLIGHTER_IKAROS_BIN.7z/file
Source code repo: https://github.com/ErmacMKIII/FO2_HIGHLIGHTHER

Screenshots (click on the image to open it in new tab):
(https://i.postimg.cc/w1j7bJzF/FO2-H-IKAROS-SCREEN.png) (https://postimg.cc/w1j7bJzF)(https://i.postimg.cc/FYC7tRsv/FO2-H-IKAROS-SCREEN-INGAME.png) (https://postimg.cc/FYC7tRsv)

Youtube demonstration video (for previous version V1.2 - HUNS):
https://youtu.be/FbPRkxJyAZU