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20 Mar 2019 02:45

Arturo100 wrote:
Source of the post Ok then, Is It possible to make a texture for a galaxy in GIMP though? I do not have the money for photoshop.

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Source of the post Ok so can i use other than photoshop for my custom textures?

I think GIMP is a program more than adequate for the task, plus it's free and open source.
Another free, simpler, but equally useful program could be Paint.NET.
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20 Mar 2019 03:31

Ok thanks i do have paint.net, But how do i remove the background stars on paint.net?
 
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20 Mar 2019 05:58

By deleting them? I guess you need to know how to select with lasso tools and similars, but this quick mask trick could be useful:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzA7j0CUUOY
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20 Mar 2019 07:23

I am having trouble with the sys image and the dust image for the galaxy. How do I make the dust and the "subsystem" image?
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20 Mar 2019 08:50

Where do i put the custom textures?
 
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20 Mar 2019 16:36

Are there any forbidden characters in planet or star names?
 
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20 Mar 2019 19:05

How do you make a galaxy model? The Manual doesn't explain it well.
My model just comes up as an egg shaped object.
 
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20 Mar 2019 23:16

I made the nebula model and textures but it didn't work.
Did i do something wrong?
 
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20 Mar 2019 23:49

Oh wait i figured it out
Thanks anyway
 
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21 Mar 2019 15:53

Nevermind, my galaxy comes out as a cube of dust though. I might show a snapshot so anyone can see how it is right now, how do you fix this?
 
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21 Mar 2019 21:23

Arturo100, if your galaxy is a square of dust that means something is wrong with the alpha channel on your texture. The instruction says how to make it.
 
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21 Mar 2019 21:46

Never mind again, still though why does the “CubeMap” method make a dust cube for me?
 
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21 Mar 2019 21:51

Also is it possible to make the interstellar dust pattern in GIMP? I don’t know how to do it.
 
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22 Mar 2019 05:05

Arturo100,I dont know about gimp. You can check, if it can save images in TGA with alpha mask than it will work.
 
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22 Mar 2019 06:30

Ok, what do I name the file though? Like the end, an example Galaxy_sys.
Oh about the dust cube, I did not realize the backround which made the galaxy a dust square, I might stop commenting for now.

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