Hi, Mewtwo2000 here. It’s quite obvious I can’t use the vault, but there’s no reason for not to share things because of this. Today I bring you some fix for that laziness the game developers had with the metal box part of the characters. Basically, every character turns completely metallic, even if they’re hairy. If you know what the alpha in textures is, basically it gets ignored when in the metal form.
Well, I’ve just made some material/shader that do not ignore those alphas/transparent textures/whatever you want to call them. The results are, in some cases, much better.
Yeah, the original Donkey Kong is the messy one. My fixed metal is just the Donkey on the left. He and some other characters are included in the download link below.
Now, the important thing. How to use it in your characters. Well, it’s easy. In the download link, you’ll find some shader, and 2 materials. Use the material 1 for non-semitransparent textures. Use the material 2 for semitransparent textures (EnableBlend = true in BrawlBox). The shader will work for both of them, there’s no difference. Just make the replaced ext_mtl material to use the new shader. And just replace the metal materials whose standard material has transparencies, there’s no need to replace any other.
For the texture names in the material, the first one must fit the texture in the original material (the texture with the transparencies), while the second one must be ‘metal00′. I suppose this is kinda obvious, specially when you’re able to download already fixed characters and you can check them. But, still, here’s all the info.
Some other fixed characters:
I’ve not uploaded all the fixable characters yet. I’m on it. If you miss some character that should be fixed and it’s not still there, just tell me about it and I’ll include it the sooner.
The download link:
Well, hope you character importers make use of this so your imports look perfect in their metal form.
My next stuff will probably be Ocarina of Time Link, now he’s almost finished. Also, a revamped version of Temple of Time is nearly finished too.