NMCs Texture Packs Cleanup and Combine

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NMCs Texture Packs Cleanup and Combine

Post by RoyBatty » Tue May 20, 2014 7:21 am

Here are some scripts to clean up and help combine NMC's textures packs with minimal clashes between the two wastelands.


YOU MAY NEED TO DISABLE YOUR ANTIVIRUS BEFORE RUNNING THE SCRIPTS TEMPORARILY.


A copy of this tutorial is included in the archive.


This tutorial is a quick guide on how to install and clean up NMC's texture

packs for use with Tale of Two Wastelands.



In the script package that has been provided are scripts for any version of

the packs you wish to use.



1.  Choose which Fallout 3 pack you want to use and download it from the

    Nexus: 1.Performance, 2.Large or 3.Maximum.



2.  Download the New Vegas pack that is the same size as the one you chose

    for Fallout 3. 1.Small, 2.Medium, or 3.Large.


3.  Decide if you want any optional packs and download them. I recommend

    you download the corresponding Washed out Wasteland pack, and the

    Large Texture Pack Patches if you are using the Large/Maximum combo.



4.  Extract the Fallout 3 pack.



5.  Extract the script package.



6.  Select the script that corresponds to the Fallout 3 pack you downloaded

    and copy it into the TEXTURES sub folder of the extracted pack.



7.  Double click on the script to execute it. It will remove textures that

    do not exist in the Fallout 3 BSA's and remove textures that are

    duplicates of the files contained in the Fallout 3 BSA's. When the script

    has finished, delete it.



8.  Extract all the files of the New Vegas Pack (1 - 3 archives). If you've

    chosen the Medium or Large versions, you need to copy the TEXTURES

    folders into the same place. I recommend you copy 2 and 3 into folder 1.



9.  Select the script that corresponds to the New Vegas pack you downloaded

    and copy it into the TEXTURES sub folder that you moved the other

    TEXTURES folders into.



10. Double click on the script to execute it. It will remove textures that

    do not exist in the New Vegas BSA's and remove textures that are

    duplicates of the files contained in the New Vegas BSA's. When the script

    is finished, delete it.



11. If you downloaded Washed out Wasteland extract the archive and continue

    to step 12. If you did not download Washed out Wasteland skip to step

    15.



12. Select the script that corresponds to the Washed out Wasteland pack that

    you downloaded and copy it into the TEXTURES sub folder of the extracted

    pack and overwrite any files.



13. Double click on the script to execute it. It will remove textures that

    do not exist in the New Vegas BSA's and remove textures that are

    duplicates of the files contained in the New Vegas BSA's. When the script

    is finished, delete it.



14. Copy the TEXTURES sub folder of the extracted Washed out Wasteland

    extracted pack to the New Vegas pack directory where the other

    extracted textures are.



15. If you downloaded the Large Texture Pack Patches continue to step

    16. If you did not download the Large Texture Pack Patches skip

    to step 18.



16. Extract the Large Texture Pack Patches pack.



17. Copy the TEXTURES sub folder of the extracted Large Texture Pack Patches

    to the New Vegas pack directory where the other extracted textures are.



18. Copy the MESHES and TEXTURES folders of the combined cleaned New Vegas

    pack to the extracted and cleaned Fallout 3 pack folder and overwrite

    any files.



19. You now have a cleaned and combined NMC texture pack which you can

    pack into an fomod or archive to install with your favorite mod

    management application.


 


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Awesome, thanks man!

Post by Andr0idOS » Fri Jun 13, 2014 10:12 pm

Awesome, thanks man! Appreciate the script to clean up these wonderful texture packs.


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Just a heads up, NMC has

Post by RoyBatty » Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:31 am

Just a heads up, NMC has released a small update which fixes a couple broken textures I let him know about. The textures are actually broken in the vanilla game too. He also included a bonus texture for the wall clocks. The textures are large size, but you can resize them easily enough if you use the smaller packs. They are compatible with both Fallout 3 and New Vegas as these particular ones are shared between the two games.


 


 


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Performance = Small

Post by RoyBatty » Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:08 am

Performance = Small


Large = Medium


Maximum = Large


The Lite one is very very lite indeed.


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PurgeCellBuffers doesn't work

Post by RoyBatty » Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:44 am

PurgeCellBuffers doesn't work with TTW since it's on the New Vegas version of the engine. You can use ZanAutoPurge instead.


You can optimize the textures after combining the packs if you wish, that's totally up to you.


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Thanks a bunch for these Roy,

Post by It's Hex » Tue Aug 05, 2014 2:46 am

Thanks a bunch for these Roy, worked perfectly and not only cleaned my look but increased my performance as well.


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On the Fallout 3 nexus there

Post by Tylerinco1 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 6:04 pm

On the Fallout 3 nexus there is Performance, Large, Maximum, and Lite. Which corresponds with which when it comes to the New Vegas Large, Medium, and Small.


 



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Tylerinco1 wrote:

Post by RoyBatty » Fri Aug 08, 2014 9:46 pm

[quote=Tylerinco1]


 


On the Fallout 3 nexus there is Performance, Large, Maximum, and Lite. Which corresponds with which when it comes to the New Vegas Large, Medium, and Small.


 


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https://taleoftwowastelands.com/comment/26170#comment-26170


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If it's preferred, I can make

Post by Brendan McCoy » Sun Feb 08, 2015 6:44 pm

If it's preferred, I can make a separate thread since this is a "vanilla" NMC texture pack issue, but I have noticed an issue in my testing/comparing of vanilla/nmc/ojo bueno textures in making my own "combined and cleaned" pack of my preferred textures.



Outside of silver rush, during the day, the windows look like this. There is a minor issue of the rowhousetrim01_g.dds glare file being used (which has a 3x4 window instead of a 2x3 as NMC has) being vanilla and not lining up, though I could easily enough just make my own glare file.  The main issue is that at night, the texture of the window reverts to vanilla FNV textures, like this.



Because of the number of things like this that I'll stumble upon I'll probably make a separate thread dedicated to these texture pack issues, but I was wondering if anyone knew what causes this particular behavior.  I intuit that there's a separate day/night texture for this (and other?) texture, but I don't know what would be the "best" way to address it whatever it is.  I could just remove the NMC texture (thus avoiding the day/night inconsistency and also the vanilla glare file not matching)



Additionally, is there a more elegant way of comparing textures than manually opening and looking at each one (ie, with an image viewer) or starting the game up and then restarting it with the other texture?



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There is a DDS viewer in the

Post by RoyBatty » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:17 pm

There is a DDS viewer in the NVIDIA's texture tools (That's actually the exe that gets removed from the F3 pack). This is much more handy for looking at DDS files... however I wish there was something like ACDSEE where you could quickly scroll through them via mouse wheel.


As for the texture thing, there is probably an enable parent that swaps the windows during night time and they have a different texture altogether. You might want to post on NMC's nexus thread about it as he's been around the last couple of months and he might fix it.


 


 


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