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Creating a Custom Loading Screen WITH ONLY 1 IMAGE

Discussion in '"Graveyard"' started by Daveman, May 21, 2005.

  1. Daveman

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    Very cool and usefull tutorial ... this will help a lot of peoples :)
     
  3. Daelin

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    Yet another good tutorial. And yep, with screenshots. Nice job!

    ~Daelin
     
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    >< thank you, god, I was getting tired of spliting up my pics...you are god!
     
  5. Daveman

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    Thanks, now i no that i wasnt the only one who felt that way :lol:
     
  6. Apathetic Irony

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    (Fixed this post since it's no longer needed!)
     
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    Hmm... great tutorial, but when I tested my map, I just got a black screen. What am I doing wrong?
     
  9. Daveman

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    It might be one of these things"
    -the image u imported MUST BE A BLP
    -The images size
    -the paths, make sure the images path is FullScreen.blp and make the file that you downloaded is LoadingScreen.mdx
     
  10. Giggles

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    Thanks very much! I accidentally put "FulScreen.blp" instead of "FullScreen.blp". :p
     
  11. Daveman

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    glad to help :D
     
  12. Trollkopp

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    THX
    its a very good and easy instruction ! :D
     
  13. Daveman

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    thanks for your kind words !
    glad i could help!
     
  14. RubberBuccaneer

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    problem with loading maybe?

    I have been having problems using the WC3 Image Extractor II. I have no problems making the image 512x512 and .tda, but converting to .blp using the extractor OR the Blp&TgaConverter does not work for me. Is there a better program for the conversion?

    p.s. thanks Daveman for the Map Preview tutorial. it was perfect.
     
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    Hate to be a downer, but my picture came out like crap. It is hell of blurry and I tried it at both 75 and 100% to see if that was the problem, but isn't. The picture I used was the Illidan one from Blizzard.com, which everyone has seen. At this rate I'd much rather do it the hard way than this way seeing how having a normal loading screen is better than a blurry customized one.

    EDIT: Another thought came to mind when I was searching for a Ladder game on B.net. The little eye that looks around was also looking like crap. So checking everything over again, I believe the picture's quality is because I set my video options all at their lowest, my apologies. This methood is indeed quick, easy, and great for the lazy (me!!).
     
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    Isn't this exactly the tutorial on thehelper.net?
     
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    Ok, how do i save it as a tga? I have Photoshop Pro 9
     
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    Downloaded a Jurassic park picture from the internet

    Loaded it in photoshop and resized it to 512x512 and renamed it to a .tga file

    I converted the file from .tga to .blp from my BLP Mac editor.

    I downloaded both this LoadingScreen.mxd, and the one from the split 4 parts tutorial LoadingScreen.mxd,

    I uploaded the LoadingScreen.mxd and the FullScreen.blp, Didn't work. Uploaded the other LoadingScreen.mxd and still no.

    Possibly is it because the .blp file is called jplogo.blp and I change the filepath to FullScreen.blp? There is nothing else I can think of
     
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    it wont be because of you changing the file name in the import manager its just like renaming it outside of WE try redoing the image and see what happens.
     
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    Thanks alot!! :D:D

    Those were VERY EASY to follow instructions. And it works :D