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How to import Kel'Thuzad (Classic)

Introduction

This is an automatically generated tutorial. It will guide you through the process of importing the model Kel'Thuzad (Classic) of the bundle Kel'Thuzad (Classic). Please note that all the screenshots in this tutorial were made using a Mac, however it should be no problem to interpret what is equivalent on a Windows or Linux machine.

Extract and Access

I am assuming that you have already downloaded the file KelThuzad (Classic).zip and know where it is located on your hard drive. The file is compressed as a zip archive. Most modern operating systems allow you to unzip the archive by double clicking it and dragging the contents out to the desktop (or any other place).

When you have extracted the archive, it should look like this:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
KelThuzad.blp
WaterMist.blp
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp

Open World Editor and click Module -> Import Manager:

This is the Import Manager. From here you can add and remove custom files from your map file:

Importing KelThuzad.mdx

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'KelThuzad.mdx' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
KelThuzad.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp
WaterMist.blp

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx

Done, you have imported the file KelThuzad.mdx.

Importing ArmorReflect3.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'ArmorReflect3.blp' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
KelThuzad.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp
WaterMist.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their assets in that directory. The assets need to be in a specific location in order for the model to find them. Therefore, you will have to change the "Full Path" to what the model looks for. You can find the required paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
war3mapimported/ArmorReflect3.blp

Double-click the file ArmorReflect3.blp:

ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
war3mapimported/ArmorReflect3.blp

Tick the box "Use Custom Path" and type in the correct path:

ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP

Done, you have imported the file ArmorReflect3.blp.

Importing Black32.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'Black32.blp' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
KelThuzad.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp
WaterMist.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their assets in that directory. The assets need to be in a specific location in order for the model to find them. Therefore, you will have to change the "Full Path" to what the model looks for. You can find the required paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
war3mapimported/Black32.blp

Double-click the file Black32.blp:

Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
war3mapimported/Black32.blp

Tick the box "Use Custom Path" and type in the correct path:

Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP

Done, you have imported the file Black32.blp.

Importing FLARE.BLP

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'FLARE.BLP' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
KelThuzad.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp
WaterMist.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their assets in that directory. The assets need to be in a specific location in order for the model to find them. Therefore, you will have to change the "Full Path" to what the model looks for. You can find the required paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
war3mapimported/FLARE.BLP

Double-click the file FLARE.BLP:

FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
war3mapimported/FLARE.BLP

Tick the box "Use Custom Path" and type in the correct path:

FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP

Done, you have imported the file FLARE.BLP.

Importing Ghost2.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'Ghost2.blp' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
KelThuzad.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp
WaterMist.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their assets in that directory. The assets need to be in a specific location in order for the model to find them. Therefore, you will have to change the "Full Path" to what the model looks for. You can find the required paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
war3mapimported/Ghost2.blp

Double-click the file Ghost2.blp:

Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
war3mapimported/Ghost2.blp

Tick the box "Use Custom Path" and type in the correct path:

Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
GHOST2.BLP

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
GHOST2.BLP

Done, you have imported the file Ghost2.blp.

Importing KelThuzad.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'KelThuzad.blp' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
KelThuzad.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp
WaterMist.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their assets in that directory. The assets need to be in a specific location in order for the model to find them. Therefore, you will have to change the "Full Path" to what the model looks for. You can find the required paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
GHOST2.BLP
KelThuzad.blp
Image / Texture
220
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.blp

Double-click the file KelThuzad.blp:

KelThuzad.blp
Image / Texture
220
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.blp

Tick the box "Use Custom Path" and type in the correct path:

KelThuzad.blp
Image / Texture
220
KELTHUZAD.BLP

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
GHOST2.BLP
KelThuzad.blp
Image / Texture
220
KELTHUZAD.BLP

Done, you have imported the file KelThuzad.blp.

Importing ShockwaveWater1.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'ShockwaveWater1.blp' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
KelThuzad.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp
WaterMist.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their assets in that directory. The assets need to be in a specific location in order for the model to find them. Therefore, you will have to change the "Full Path" to what the model looks for. You can find the required paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
GHOST2.BLP
KelThuzad.blp
Image / Texture
220
KELTHUZAD.BLP
ShockwaveWater1.blp
Image / Texture
11
war3mapimported/ShockwaveWater1.blp

Double-click the file ShockwaveWater1.blp:

ShockwaveWater1.blp
Image / Texture
11
war3mapimported/ShockwaveWater1.blp

Tick the box "Use Custom Path" and type in the correct path:

ShockwaveWater1.blp
Image / Texture
11
SHOCKWAVEWATER1.BLP

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
GHOST2.BLP
KelThuzad.blp
Image / Texture
220
KELTHUZAD.BLP
ShockwaveWater1.blp
Image / Texture
11
SHOCKWAVEWATER1.BLP

Done, you have imported the file ShockwaveWater1.blp.

Importing WaterMist.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'WaterMist.blp' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

KelThuzad (Classic)
KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Black32.blp
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
KelThuzad.blp
ShockwaveWater1.blp
WaterMist.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their assets in that directory. The assets need to be in a specific location in order for the model to find them. Therefore, you will have to change the "Full Path" to what the model looks for. You can find the required paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
GHOST2.BLP
KelThuzad.blp
Image / Texture
220
KELTHUZAD.BLP
ShockwaveWater1.blp
Image / Texture
11
SHOCKWAVEWATER1.BLP
WaterMist.blp
Image / Texture
2
war3mapimported/WaterMist.blp

Double-click the file WaterMist.blp:

WaterMist.blp
Image / Texture
2
war3mapimported/WaterMist.blp

Tick the box "Use Custom Path" and type in the correct path:

WaterMist.blp
Image / Texture
2
WATERMIST.BLP

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

KelThuzad.mdx
Model
1,497
war3mapimported/KelThuzad.mdx
ArmorReflect3.blp
Image / Texture
3
ARMORREFLECT3.BLP
Black32.blp
Image / Texture
1
BLACK32.BLP
FLARE.BLP
Image / Texture
3
FLARE.BLP
Ghost2.blp
Image / Texture
4
GHOST2.BLP
KelThuzad.blp
Image / Texture
220
KELTHUZAD.BLP
ShockwaveWater1.blp
Image / Texture
11
SHOCKWAVEWATER1.BLP
WaterMist.blp
Image / Texture
2
WATERMIST.BLP

Done, you have imported the file WaterMist.blp.

You're done

You have now imported your model. Don't be afraid when you place the object and it appears to be a purple cube. Just close the map, re-open it and it will look fine in the World Editor.

If you did exactly as this guide told you and it did not work properly. Please make a thread in the Modeling & Animation Forum containing the following:

  • Link to the model and the tutorial
  • Precise description of what does not work
  • The map you tried to import it to (with the model imported)
And we will do what we can to help you.
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