[Request] Xenoblade Chronicles 3d character model edits

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  1. TribstyAnn
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    I honestly have no idea how hard this would be, or how anyone would go about doing this (that's why this is a request), so if it's impossible, forgive me.

    I also have looked everywhere on google and here on GBA temp. Basically what I'm looking for is a (hopefully) simple character model edit of Shulk, Reyn, and Dunban, that gives them more define muscles and also gives them nipples. I know Japan has this weird thing about guys having nipples--seriously, watch pretty much any anime where a guy is shirtless and he will not have nipples--but it's weirder for me to see them without any. I would also like it to be a little more distinct than the little differently colored area on his Smash model.

    Thanks,

    Also, if this has already been created please let me know. I have searched for it before creating this thread, but as unable to find any exiting mods.
     
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    There are no romhacks of Xenoblade I know of (whether 3DS or Wii), just a NTR plugin (with the important codes for replay value: moonjump and no fall damage) and a save extractor
     
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    This is interesting. I don't know all the technical terms for stuff like this, but anyway for me to get the effect mentioned in the original post is good, whether though an NTR plugin, or a Rom hack. The NTR Plugin looks interesting, and I'll probably mess around with it after I've completed the game.

    Thanks for the info, but I'm still specifically looking for what I talked about in the OP.
     
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    i never tried editing any model from an 3ds game, nor did i ever extract any games. but i think its a bit the same as for smash bros?
     
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    It all depends on what format the game uses for models (and any archives within the romfs said models might be compressed into)

    Being a 2nd party game, as opposed to whatever unknown studio, raises hopes but isn't a guarantee...
     
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    It sounds like model editing isn't too difficult then, and that it's been done before in Smash, correct? I just hope somebody will be kind enough to do this for me.
     
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    From a quick look in GM9 (assuming I correctly identified them) 3D models appear to be created with the NW4R toolkit (for Wii!)

    No idea on which tools to use (if any), I've never looked much into commercial game romhacks for quite some years
    Mario Kart Wii scene is probably the closest ally in this case
     
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    WHY SHULK NO HAVE NIPPLES?! (also reyn and dunban)
     
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    Do you know how someone would go about trying to edit them? What kind of programs and tools needed?
     
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    i can edit them i have skills in 3ds max and other tools. i never looked into the extracting part of the game... do you know where to find the specific model in the game file?
     
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    No I don't, but I can google stuff and look around. I'm sure you can also do the same, but since you are doing me a favor I won't ask you to.

    EDIT: After a quick google search this is what I found. I don't know if these are helpful or not, since I don't really understand any of this, but hopefully you can make sense of it. Apparently there a (two?) programs used to rip/extract things from 3ds games. 3DX Ripper or Ninja Ripper. Somebody else would probably know more about these than I do.

    Links:
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/extracting-models-and-textures-from-3ds-games.370788/
    http://gamebanana.com/tools/5638


    Hopefully this is at least somewhat helpful.
     
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    i will take a look tomorrow. im sleepy as F right now
     
  13. TribstyAnn
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    That's fine :) Thanks for offering to help. I really appreciate it. Take your time.
     
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    Are you still planning on doing this? Is there any way I can help some more?