Tutorial: Edit existing models

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Note Note: This tutorial isn't complete yet and can contain errors. Use at your own risk!

Programs / files you'll need

1. A mdl decompiler. Multi-tool Crafty or Cannonfodder's MDL decompiler

2. A Model editing program (XSI|Softimage Modtool Recommended) 3d Modeling Programs

2b. You may also require a .smd exporter plugin


How to edit existing models in Empires

Decompiling

Once you have your mdl decompiler set-up and working properly, browse to your models folder, open the model to be editing with your freshly installed decompiler (or browser) and decompile/export into a workable format (.vtf/.obj etc etc.)

Compile your model

Refer to tutorial on creating models