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Missing Community MVM Medal Painted Images

ThatHatGuy (talkcontribs)

Hi there, there are still a few newer custom painted community MVM medals that are missing their unpainted images. The medals are:

  • Operation Hexadecimal Horrors Moonlit Magnate 2021 (custom HEX #7D4070) Normal + Gem Only styles
  • Operation Binary Blackout Juvenine's Jade 2021 (custom HEX value documented as #17D58, but I have my doubts about that matching its icon) Normal + Gem Only
  • Operation Binary Blackout Marvellous Moonstone 2021 (custom HEX #B5E8FF) Normal + Gem Only styles

The Moonlit Magnate uses the same model as the Hopeful Heart from Madness vs. Machines, robotarm_donator, the Juvenile's Jade reuses the model for Madness's Grandiose Garnet medal, robotarm_bronze, and the Marvellous Moonstone medal reuses the model from Madness's Royal Rhodonite medal, robotarm_gold. (The Binary Blackout medals can currently be accessed through my Sandbox.)

I tried to create some of the new images myself, but I couldn't match your previous images with the values that have been documented in the Rotations table. If you can find the time, do you think you could make the new images, and update the values in the table? -ThatHatGuy (talk) 03:32, 5 December 2021 (UTC)

GrampaSwood (talkcontribs)

Rule number 1. Talk about the cap as much as you can to flex on people.
GrampaSwood (talk) 19:08, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

VasyaTheWizard (talkcontribs)
Seederat (talkcontribs)

This feels nice c:

Joeun (talkcontribs)

congratz! :D Joeun (talk) 19:14, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

Mgpt (talkcontribs)

Congrats :D Mgpt (talk) 19:30, 9 January 2021 (UTC)

Denied (talkcontribs)

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Gabrielwoj (talkcontribs)

Bro, that was quick, it only took 19 days since the first nomination! Congrats bud.

WindPower (talkcontribs)

This be dropped. Congrats :3 — Wind 04:30, 13 January 2021 (UTC)

Seederat (talkcontribs)

Thank c:

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Festive Fascinator BLU variation.

Gabrielwoj (talkcontribs)

Hi. Yes, I read your edit summary and indeed the BLU texture doesn't show properly in HLMV, but there's a fix. Extract both the materials folder from the game files (materials/models/workshop/player/items/all_class/dec20_festive_fascinator and materials/models/workshop/player/items/all_class/dec20_festive_fascinator_style1), and put on custom/my custom files (the folders need to be exactly as in the source, so both folders must go in custom/my custom files/materials/models/workshop/player/items/all_class/).

Open "dec20_festive_fascinator_blue.vmt" and "dec20_festive_fascinator_style1_blue.vmt", and remove the line "$color2" "{ 31 27 25 }". As previously mentioned, in-game, TF2 does not read $color2, and only $colortint_base, however, HLMV is the inverse.

Hope it helps. Also, I think the current infobox image for this cosmetic is a bit boring, if you could improve it, that would be cool.

Seederat (talkcontribs)

Thanks for the quick help! And yeah, I wanted to include Pyro in more images this update, but it seems I'm not particularly good at posing him.

Gabrielwoj (talkcontribs)

I see. Well, there's a bunch of all-class items on this update, so Pyro will have their spotlight on the class gallery.

Gabrielwoj (talkcontribs)

You probably already know this, but the BedBug Protection problem in HLMV is exactly the same as the Festive Fascinator noted above, however, this time, it affects both teams (you need to remove the $color2 line from dec20_bedbug_protection.vmt and dec20_bedbug_protection_blue.vmt).

Seederat (talkcontribs)

Good timing! I realized that only an hour ago. I'm just about ready to upload the painted versions.

Elf Care Provider paint variants

Gabrielwoj (talkcontribs)

Hi. Nice work so far on images for the new cosmetics. I suggest you use the standard model for the Medic when doing paint variants for this cosmetic. Why? Because his pointy ears uses his standard model's texture as a base, and it looks off when using the HWM model.

Some exceptions apply in not using HWM models, such as Vampire Makeover, Colossal Cranium, Unknown Mann and Poolside Polo, for example.

I suggest doing the infobox picture again as well. Normal model facial flexing is very limited, but you can screw around with if you slowly adjust several facial flexes at once, as opposed to just using one.

Thank you for your work.
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Seederat (talkcontribs)

Oh, I thought the colour difference was meant to show that they are fake ears, so I didn't think much more of it. Thank you for letting me know. I'll fix it soon.

Titanium Tank Chromatic Cardioid 2020 paint images

Gabrielwoj (talkcontribs)

Hi. Are you sure the "Titanium Tank Chromatic Cardioid 2020" paint variants are correct? Extract the .vmt files from TF2's .gcf again, and check if the "$color2" is different than "$colortint_base". If it is, you must copy the value from "$colortint_base" and paste on "$color2". Remember, TF2 only reads "$colortint_base" in-game, never "$color2".

If the .vmt does not have a "$colortint_base" but has a "$color2", you must remove the "$color2" line entirely. TF2 doesn't read "$color2", but a material doesn't necessarily need to use "$colortint_base". Most of the time, items without "$colortint_base" are part of cosmetics that are not paintable.

I believe that the "Titanium Tank Chromatic Cardioid 2020" metal and reflection materials are "vmtname_1.vmt" and the paintable part (the heart) is "vmtname.vmt".

Seederat (talkcontribs)

I just extracted it again and both "$colortint_base" and "$color2" are 255 255 255. Am I misunderstanding something? I'm not sure what you mean by that last line. The material folder "robotarm_donator_rainbow" has only one .vmt file - "robotarm_donator_rainbow.vmt". There is no "robotarm_donator_rainbow_1.vmt".

Gabrielwoj (talkcontribs)

Hmm, I decided to investigate and noticed that the "Titanium Tank Chromatic Cardioid 2020" is in fact paintable on the items_game.txt, despite the exact model from the previous campaign/year not being paintable (Madness vs Machines Boundless Heart 2019). This is likely an error that slipped through with Ctrl+C + Ctrl+V from all other medals for Titanium Tank, because all the other ones are in fact paintable and don't look strange like Chromatic Cardioid does.

I checked the .vmts and in fact both values are the same. I changed the $color2 tint and got the same results as your paint variants. This wasn't supposed to be a paintable item. The reason why I asked you and was wondering that it was some sort of problem, is because how "poorly" the paint looks in this item. I wanted to check in-game, but it seems that medals doesn't appear on itemtest. So... I extracted the model, but was unable to load on itemtest (good ol' TF2).

Most of the time (if not all the time), unpaintable items have the value 255 255 255 on $colortint_base, which is yet another clue that shows that the item wasn't supposed to be paintable.

Well, Valve messed this one up (not surprising). I'm sorry for wasting your time on this.

Seared Sorcerer Hat and Cape Only

Boba (talkcontribs)

yo, i feel like the pyro's face seems to have a bit too bright of a glint on all of the "hat and cape only" images. what do you think?

Seederat (talkcontribs)

It definitely does, but changing the lighting or rotations for one style would probably make it look strange compared to the other one. I didn't think to check how it would look like on the mask since the second style didn't exist when I made the images for the first. I'll look into how I can make the second style look normal and then remake the first style using those settings.

Boba (talkcontribs)

that would be awesome! thank you for your work

Engie'sBestPybro (talkcontribs)

Where do I find the Seared Sorcerer????

Seederat (talkcontribs)
GrampaSwood (talkcontribs)

Hi there,

I'm not entirely sure if you knew, but Template:Classimg exists. It basically applies the categories and licensing for you. Similar to Template:pid. Make sure to read the documentation on how to use it. I imagine this will make it easier to do these kinds of images.
GrampaSwood (talk) 17:07, 15 September 2020 (UTC)

Seederat (talkcontribs)

Ah, thank you. I don't think I've seen that one being used before, and I can't seem to find these things on my own. This will save a decent amount of time overall.

GrampaSwood (talkcontribs)

I should probably mention it in the guide, however Vasya said he would overhaul it a long time ago. I kinda forgot about it, I might add it to there some time. Make sure to substitute it.
GrampaSwood (talk) 20:43, 15 September 2020 (UTC)

If you're looking for something to do

Boba (talkcontribs)

Howdy! There's quite a lot of HLMV images in the "improve images" category, mainly tournament medal images. There's a few others in there, too. If you ever need something to do, these images have been in need of replacements for a while! Thank you for everything you've done, so far!

Seederat (talkcontribs)

There are also a lot of tournament medal class galleries that have no images at all. I felt that it's best to prioritize adding images to where there are none before improving the ones that at least exist. Of course I can switch to fixing the images that are listed in the "improve images" category if that's considered higher priority, someone just needs to let me know. And thank you.

Recent paint variant pictures

Gabrielwoj (talkcontribs)

Hello, first off, I'd like to thank you for working on paint variant pictures. I'd like to inform you that there's two errors on two different items that I'd like you (or anyone else) to fix it.

What's the problem? Well, you used the RED variation of these cosmetics for paint cans that are from the BLU team. The items in question are Bazaar Bauble and Head Of Defense.

On the Bazaar Bauble, the Soldier is supposed to be BLU with the BLU paints. And on the Head of Defense, the cable is supposed to be orange on RED and yellow on BLU (following the "Cream Spirit" format).

Thank you for your work.

Seederat (talkcontribs)

Oh I see the problem. Thank you for telling me, I probably would not have caught on myself. I'll fix them before doing any other cosmetics.