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How to import 'Sylvanas - Melee (Team Color)'

Hello

This is an automatically generated tutorial. It will guide you through the process of importing the model Sylvanas - Melee (Team Color) of the bundle Sylvanas - Melee (WoW). Please note that all the screenshots in this tutorial were made using a Macintosh, however it should be no problem to interpret what is equivalent on a Microsoft Windows or Linux machine.

Extract and Access

I am assuming that you have already downloaded the file Sylvanas - Melee (WoW).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 out the contents to the desktop (or any other place).

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

Sylvanas - Melee (WoW)
SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
sylvanasTC_sword.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 SylvanasRogueTC.mdx

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

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

Sylvanas - Melee (WoW)
SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
sylvanasTC_sword.blp

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
Model
2346
war3mapimported/SylvanasRogueTC.mdx

Done, you have imported the file SylvanasRogueTC.mdx.

Importing sylvanasTC_1.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'sylvanasTC_1.blp' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

Sylvanas - Melee (WoW)
SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
sylvanasTC_sword.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their skins in that directory. The skins 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 skins' paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
Model
2346
war3mapimported/SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
Image / Texture
268
war3mapimported/sylvanasTC_1.blp

Double-click the file sylvanasTC_1.blp:

sylvanasTC_1.blp
Image / Texture
268
war3mapimported/sylvanasTC_1.blp

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

sylvanasTC_1.blp
Image / Texture
268
sylvanasTC_1.blp

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
Model
2346
war3mapimported/SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
Image / Texture
268
sylvanasTC_1.blp

Done, you have imported the file sylvanasTC_1.blp.

Importing sylvanasTC_2.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

Next select 'sylvanasTC_2.blp' in the folder which you extracted from the zip archive:

Sylvanas - Melee (WoW)
SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
sylvanasTC_sword.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their skins in that directory. The skins 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 skins' paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
Model
2346
war3mapimported/SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
Image / Texture
268
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
Image / Texture
133
war3mapimported/sylvanasTC_2.blp

Double-click the file sylvanasTC_2.blp:

sylvanasTC_2.blp
Image / Texture
133
war3mapimported/sylvanasTC_2.blp

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

sylvanasTC_2.blp
Image / Texture
133
sylvanasTC_2.blp

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
Model
2346
war3mapimported/SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
Image / Texture
268
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
Image / Texture
133
sylvanasTC_2.blp

Done, you have imported the file sylvanasTC_2.blp.

Importing sylvanasTC_sword.blp

Now Click the "Import File" Button:

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

Sylvanas - Melee (WoW)
SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
sylvanasTC_sword.blp

As you see, the field "Full Path" starts with something like "war3mapimported/". But most models do not look for their skins in that directory. The skins 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 skins' paths in the readme.txt and also on this page.

SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
Model
2346
war3mapimported/SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
Image / Texture
268
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
Image / Texture
133
sylvanasTC_2.blp
sylvanasTC_sword.blp
Image / Texture
13
war3mapimported/sylvanasTC_sword.blp

Double-click the file sylvanasTC_sword.blp:

sylvanasTC_sword.blp
Image / Texture
13
war3mapimported/sylvanasTC_sword.blp

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

sylvanasTC_sword.blp
Image / Texture
13
sylvanasTC_sword.blp

The file has been properly added to the map archive:

SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
Model
2346
war3mapimported/SylvanasRogueTC.mdx
sylvanasTC_1.blp
Image / Texture
268
sylvanasTC_1.blp
sylvanasTC_2.blp
Image / Texture
133
sylvanasTC_2.blp
sylvanasTC_sword.blp
Image / Texture
13
sylvanasTC_sword.blp

Done, you have imported the file sylvanasTC_sword.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.