editing weapon iron sights

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editing weapon iron sights

Post by lazynick » Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:19 am

i dont like how some weapons in the game have a ring on the iron sight that blocks your view, i know in real life they serve a purpose but in game they just block your view.that is my personal opinion. now is it possible to remove the full ring or the upper half ? if it is possible how can i do that ? example : https://imgur.com/a/U1bPpYb

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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by RoyBatty » Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:40 pm

You can edit such things with a 3d modeling program such as 3ds max or blender.
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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by lazynick » Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:00 pm

i installed blender but it cant open nif files ?

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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by RoyBatty » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:17 pm

There's lots of tutorials for both programs, have a google search.
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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by lazynick » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:18 pm

ok so i managed to install blender and opened and edited the mesh. 3rd person looks fine and it looks as my edit worked but first person the weapon is invisible
i used this to edit the mesh https://github.com/niftools/blender_nif ... nder-2.5.9
this is my nif http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?fi ... 1587752328
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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by RoyBatty » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:37 pm

You can't edit them in blender without breaking them.
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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by lazynick » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:50 pm

im sorry i dont understand what that means :/
i imported the nif in blender , erased some vertices from the sight ring until it was cut in half then exported the nif as a fallout 3 file with default settings.
in game 3rd person view looks fine but first person is invisible and when i drop it it floats and i cant pick it back up.
EDIT: after further testing the weapon is not invisible it is just below my character hands how can i adjust its position again ?

EDIT 2 : i fixed the problem with the invisible weapon but now my weapon doesn't have collision :/
EDIT 3: i fixed the collision ignore this whole post :P

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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by RoyBatty » Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:27 am

Blender breaks all the vertex normals on export.
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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by lazynick » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:49 pm

i fixed the battle rifle and the assault carbine but when i did the same thing on the assault rifle this happens https://imgur.com/GVXxXzV
this is my edited mesh http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?fi ... 9749296347

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Re: editing weapon iron sights

Post by RoyBatty » Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:39 pm

You can't use direct exports, it scrambles the block order, kills the flags, removes the collision sometimes, messes up the properties.

Watch Millenia's tutorial on exporting.
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