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JConvertor

Ever wanted to put an SA map into MTA but had issues with Scene2Res and found it impossible to do manually?; well here I present Convertor (For use with J Streamer)

 

 

What does this do?

- Converts the map (IPL and IDE files)

- Only copies needed files (If it's part of the standard SA it'll only print the position and name into the JS Placement file

- Converts water (If there are too many planes then you need to manually make the water

- Converts train track placement //WIP will come soon

- Can seamlessly load a map MTA so long as it's converted and made correctly

- Manages vegetation swaying

- Automatically fades objects that shouldn't be visible during night or day

- Properly assigns LODs

- Gives objects proper tags such as ALPHA, CULLING, etc

 

Usage

  • Drag the maps Data folder into the root of JStreamer (This handles IPLs, IDEs, Water, Etc)
  • Drag all DFF and TXD files into the resources folder
  • Drag all collisions into a random folder
  • Open Colleditor2 http://www.steve-m.com/downloads/tools/colleditor2/
  • Drag and drop all of the collisions into COL editor
  • Select all of the collisions (In COL editor)
  • Right click - > Export - > Single Col files -> then export into JS2 resources
  • Change name or position in config file
  • Run the Convertor as a resource and watch the magic happen
  • Fix any errors in Debug.txt (If any)
  • Run again (If needed)
  • Run the map with J Streamer 3 running

http://www.mediafire.com/file/nddddtn9kbg96b2/JConvertor.rar

IF YOU OPERATING SYSTEM IS CASE SENSITIVE RENAME Data to data.

 

J 3Ds Max Tool Kit

What does this do?

- Export JSP strings

- Export JSD strings

- Export Meta strings

- Export COLs

- Export DFFs

(If you wanna use it figure it out yourself)

https://github.com/CodyJL/JStreamer/tree/master/Tools

 

JStreamer

What does this do?

- Load maps

- Automatically assigns IDs to objects

- Tries to allow you a full range of possibilities (Using SA content along side custom content seamlessly)

- Allows you to create maps in a very tidy way.

https://github.com/CodyJL/JStreamer

 

JResources Discord

 

 

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I'll be making a tutorial later on how to make a full map and port it into MTA.

Sorry if you had already downloaded please redownload. I made a mistake in the config file ordering.

http://www.mediafire.com/file/nddddtn9kbg96b2/JConvertor.rar

If you get any other errors rename Data to data, some operating systems are case sensitive.

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JStreamer added to tools list; and max tools linked to JStreamer github. (JStreamer is now open source)

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Renamed (I'll be releasing much more then just mapping tools) and discord link added.

New major project in the works.

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Is it possible to update the link to jconverter?

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I'll relink JConvertor as soon as I restructure it and put it on github.

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