Custom Spray Help

douchebagatrondouchebagatron Custom member title Join Date: 2003-12-20 Member: 24581Members, Constellation, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 3,509
?!?!?!
is this normal?
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  • VerthandiVerthandi Join Date: 2002-12-12 Member: 10687Members, NS1 Playtester Posts: 1,061
    Maybe a case of an improperly configured palette?
  • douchebagatrondouchebagatron Custom member title Join Date: 2003-12-20 Member: 24581Members, Constellation, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 3,509
    all i did was open up that 256 color bmp on the left in halflife logo creator, resized it, then made it into a wad with that.
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  • BijiyBijiy Fantastic Damage Join Date: 2003-11-28 Member: 23697Members Posts: 1,417
    I don't get what you mean, do you want it to have transparency or something? If you want it to have transparency the black would have to be true blue (i.e 0, 0, 255), if you mean the colors aren't right that's just the gamma at work.
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  • douchebagatrondouchebagatron Custom member title Join Date: 2003-12-20 Member: 24581Members, Constellation, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 3,509
    i mean that the colors are crap. they arnt solid or anything
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  • FearfischFearfisch Join Date: 2004-09-11 Member: 31622Members Posts: 54
    With or without transparency, the last color in the palette has to be pure blue.
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  • NonokNonok Join Date: 2004-07-28 Member: 30208Members Posts: 21
    QUOTE (6john6doe6 @ Sep 23 2004, 06:41 PM)
    i mean that the colors are crap. they arnt solid or anything

    Ok, if you really want to make a awsome custom spray, do not use the wizard. It seriously messes things up.

    First make sure it is divisible by 16. (the bmp file)
    Then make a new .wad file.
    Insert it in there.

    It will have higher quality
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  • douchebagatrondouchebagatron Custom member title Join Date: 2003-12-20 Member: 24581Members, Constellation, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 3,509
    how do i make a wad? and insert it? ive never made a custom spray or anything like that before.
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  • VerthandiVerthandi Join Date: 2002-12-12 Member: 10687Members, NS1 Playtester Posts: 1,061
    1. Download Wally and install
    2. Custom spray checklist:
      • 256-color palette
      • Both dimensions are multiples of 16 (optional: multiples of 64 seem to work best; no distortion in-game)
      • Total image area (width x height) does not exceed 10,752 pixels
      • Make sure the last color of the palette is 0,0,255 (pure blue), regardless of whether you use the color in the image or not, but any areas with such color will become transparent
    3. Create a tempdecal.wad file in your \ns directory if it doesn't already exist
    4. Open tempdecal.wad with Wally
    5. Delete any existing images
    6. Drag-and-drop your image into the newly opened window
    7. Rename your image to {logo
    8. Save, close, and ensure that tempdecal.wad is not larger than 15kb
    9. Make tempdecal.wad read-only to prevent accidental overwriting
    10. Join server of choice, allow 30 seconds for upload, and spray to your heart's content
  • douchebagatrondouchebagatron Custom member title Join Date: 2003-12-20 Member: 24581Members, Constellation, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 3,509
    edited September 2004
    its still about the same image quality. would it be possible for someone else to just do it for me?
    heres the picture i would like. it seems to look the best in dimensions of
    width=96
    heigth=112
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  • CaptainPanakaCaptainPanaka Join Date: 2002-11-02 Member: 4718Members Posts: 3,541
    edited September 2004
    I gave it a try... but I think it's not possible to get it in better quality confused-fix.gif
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  • douchebagatrondouchebagatron Custom member title Join Date: 2003-12-20 Member: 24581Members, Constellation, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 3,509
    it doesnt make sense. its 3 colors, how can i not make a spray of freaking 3 colors.
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  • CaptainPanakaCaptainPanaka Join Date: 2002-11-02 Member: 4718Members Posts: 3,541
    palette.... it's limited sad-fix.gif
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  • VerthandiVerthandi Join Date: 2002-12-12 Member: 10687Members, NS1 Playtester Posts: 1,061
    Try this one. It looks quite like the source color-wise, but of course, the size couldn't be retained, so it might be a little blurry.
  • douchebagatrondouchebagatron Custom member title Join Date: 2003-12-20 Member: 24581Members, Constellation, Reinforced - Shadow Posts: 3,509
    thats pretty good, thanks!
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