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2 - intermediate MCT and PCT Setup - Author: Bumpaneer

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renx_ico.gif RenX / le_ico.gif Leveledit

 

Download the MCTs Here or PCTs Here

 

These MCT`s were developed by Bumpaneer with help from Abjab and StoneRook.  The PCTs were developed by Bumpaneer with help from AircraftKiller and StoneRook.  These soldiers made this project possible.  Thanks most certainly goes out to them.  Feel free to use these MCTs and PCTs in any map/building you create, but please remeber to include Bumpaneer in the credits.

*These instructions only cover setting up MCTs. To set up PCTs follow the same instructions, but DO NOT check the "IsMCT" box*

To set up the MCTs for use, first open one of the two files in RenX.  Click on a mesh, and go to the Modify tab on the right hand side of the screen (looks like a blue arc).  Click on the name for the mesh and replace the default "prefi" with the prefix for your building.  You can use no more than five characters for this.  Remember most of the Nod buildings start with "mn" while the GDI buildings start with "mg".  You have to rename every mesh that starts with "prefi" but DON`T change anything besides that (as far as names).  If you want another texture, feel free to use whatever you think looks best.

 

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The next step is to export the MCT for use in Level Edit.  Goto the File menu, then to Export.  On the first screen that pops up, give the MCT a name.  A good naming convention is "prefi_mct" where "prefi" is replaced by the prefix for your building.  You should save the MCT into the main folder of your mod.  On the next screen that pops up, make sure that Hierarchical Animated Model is selected, and then click OK.  The MCT should export without any errors or warning messages

 

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Once you have the MCT all exported, open up Level Edit.  Choose your mod in the opening screen, and then browse to mgpwr_ag_3n to set up a GDI MCT or mnpwr_ag_3n to set up a Nod MCT.  Single click on the file (shown at right) and then click the Temp button at the bottom.  A screen like the one below will pop up. On the first screen that you see give the Tile a name.  Once again the "prefi_mct" form works well here ("Prefi" is replaced by your prefix).

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After you have the name typed in, goto the Physics Model tab (second tab).  Browse down until you see the checkbox indicated, IsMCT and make sure this box is checked.  Then click OK.  A Tile with the name you gave it should appear.  You can drag this tile under another menu if you so desire, so that it is organized.  To get the MCT on the map, click on it`s name and click the Make button.  You will then be able to highlight the MCT and drag it to where you want it.

I hope these instructions have been helpful, and good luck with all your projects. 

 

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~Bumpaneer

 

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