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Offline kylearalar

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How to make a pak file
« on: December 18, 2009, 01:06:38 PM »
I just want to know that how to make a pak file ???

saarkie

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Re: How to make a pak file
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2009, 01:11:22 PM »
Yeh so do I. Im sure more people would contribute to simutrans if they could learn about how to create pak files and wat not. It feels like the people who know how to do it dnt have the time.

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Re: How to make a pak file
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2009, 01:15:38 PM »
You could read the wiki:
http://en.wiki.simutrans.com/index.php/Creating_addons

Give it a go, and if you get stuck on a particular part of it, then post a help request with a specific question and then I've found people will always be willing to help out. 

saarkie

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Re: How to make a pak file
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2009, 01:44:32 PM »
Yeh i checked that out, its not really that detailed like a step by step process. i remember somewhere someone asked if someone could expand that.

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Re: How to make a pak file
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2009, 02:02:34 PM »
There's not very much to the process.  As the article says, you need
(1) an png image of 8 rotations - how you create the images is up to you
(2) a dat file, with a reference section on the site

At the risk of repeating myself, give it a go, and then let us know when you need help.  People are much more likely to offer help if they see that someone has at least made an effort themselves.

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Re: How to make a pak file
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2009, 02:41:27 PM »
Some more links to information over there:
http://www.funkelwerk.de/forum/index.php?topic=193.0

And examples, once you have learned how to use MakeObj:

http://www.funkelwerk.de/forum/index.php?board=11.0

Many of those have quite extensive comments.

saarkie

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Re: How to make a pak file
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2009, 03:26:20 PM »
cool, i'll give it another look over and try. thanks

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Re: How to make a pak file
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2009, 05:19:33 PM »
You also could take a look at the Tutorials board.