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RELEASED Simple Extended Character Creation Mod: Now, even easier! 1.3.3

Just a clean looking modification to the character creation screen, for custom races.

  1. Xander Kau

    Xander Kau Phantasmal Quasar

    Xander Kau submitted a new mod:

    Simple Extended Character Creation Mod - Just a clean looking modification to the character creation screen, for custom races.

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  2. Mwarner

    Mwarner Industrial Terraformer

    You sir are a genius for this!
    Amazing way to add the modded races with less clutter!
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  3. Kawa

    Kawa Tiy's Beard

    Protip: it's safe to add predefined, pre-positioned button definitions. Just give them all the questionmark image and increasing ID values.
  4. Xander Kau

    Xander Kau Phantasmal Quasar

    Thank you Kawa! I attempted that, but I did it wrong and gave up after one try. I'll do that with the next update.
  5. Xander Kau

    Xander Kau Phantasmal Quasar

    Xander Kau updated Simple Extended Character Creation Mod: Now, even easier! with a new update entry:

    Simple Extended Character Creation Mod: Now, even easier!

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  6. Kronuxx

    Kronuxx Void-Bound Voyager

    Can't download mod for some reason.
  7. VIcariousViking

    VIcariousViking Void-Bound Voyager

    Not that i'm there yet, but on the off chance someone wants to add a 12th mod, because they're crazy and mod obsessed -cough- ...would it be possible to add support for a
    "page 2" button? that has another 12 race buttons you can add? I think that would pretty much make your awesome mod perfect.
  8. Kawa

    Kawa Tiy's Beard

  9. VIcariousViking

    VIcariousViking Void-Bound Voyager

    Really? What makes you say that? I'm no modder myself, but this sounds far from impossible, let alone very complex for an experienced modder.
  10. Kawa

    Kawa Tiy's Beard

    Mere JSON edits can't do it, and I'm pretty sure -- but not that sure so I'll check in a moment -- that there's no Lua part involved. That'd mean the character creator's interaction part is driven by C++ code which we mere mortal modders can't touch.
  11. VIcariousViking

    VIcariousViking Void-Bound Voyager

    -gasp- Nnnnnoooooo!!!!!!!!
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  12. Kawa

    Kawa Tiy's Beard

    I checked. There's no Lua involved in either the character selector (which already has a paging-like thing) or the character creator. Only UI control and style definitions.
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  13. Biggaveli

    Biggaveli Phantasmal Quasar

    Badass Mod!! I hope more modders add compatibility!!
  14. RockyTV

    RockyTV Big Damn Hero

    Second slot occupied by my mod.
  15. VIcariousViking

    VIcariousViking Void-Bound Voyager

    ....if this is so easy to use why doesn't it work for me at all anytime I try to add a 2nd race.... There are no clear instructions on how to add a 2nd race anywhere (which there should be somewhere on your mod page...like...the front page), but I think I figured out how it's SUPPOSED to work...but of course. It doesn't actually.
  16. espilonarge

    espilonarge Big Damn Hero

    As much as I want to get my mod working with this, I keep running in to confliction issues with other races. :(
  17. Sabboth

    Sabboth Zero Gravity Genie

    First off, I love the mod! My Argonian race mod uses this one as a dependency. Such a simple change, but so effective.

    What you need to do is go to the charcreation.config file in the interface folder of your race mod and find it's button entry (the first one, not the second set at the very bottom for gender icons). First check that it's id number is unique from every other race mod installed (also check for the same unique id in the races x.species file), then in the "position" make sure it starts at [208, 0] and increases by 27 and decreases by 26 by the x and y coordinates respectively. So the first slot would be [208, 0] second slot [235, 0] fourth slot [208, -26] so and so forth.

    Hope that helps.
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2013
  18. RockyTV

    RockyTV Big Damn Hero

    We should index which races uses which slots.
  19. Kawa

    Kawa Tiy's Beard

    Or just push the devs to get rid of the index BS.

    Because if you lay index claims, it still won't work. Indices must be consecutive, and not everyone will want every single species mod just to fill in the gaps.
  20. onerb2

    onerb2 Pangalactic Porcupine

    uuh, could you put a mirror option? the dl on chucklefish site is bugging.
    Oh, and it would be good to have a readme teaching how to install \ use the mod
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2013

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