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  A Other Mod by BIZU

Version: 11.6

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My dumbass deleted a lot of guides from my gDrive, If something is missing from this page, DM me which guide you're looking for

---------- Must-Haves
TexTools by Linko : https://textools.dualwield.net/
TexTools Preview Patch by Esrin : https://github.com/esrinzou/FFXIV_TexTools_UI/releasess
Asset CC2: https://bit.ly/2m1Xa2c
Place in TexTools install location, next to the FFXIV TextTools 2.exe
ColorSet Editor (2.2.5) by SifridExtan : https://bit.ly/ttcsedit230
Trainer by Johto : https://leonblade.github.io/FFXIVSSTool/
FFXIV Quick Launcher by Goat : https://github.com/goaaats/FFXIVQuickLauncher/releases
3DS Max by AutoDesk : https://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/3ds-max
Register as a student for a free 3 Year License. Yes, you're a student. No, they don't check.


----------Important Information
TexTools Reference Document : https://goo.gl/XGxx2s
Accessories/Model List : https://goo.gl/ME49vW



----------💮 BASICS
Basics: https://textools.dualwield.net/the-basics/
Bizu Basics: https://tinyurl.com/BizuBasics

Importing: https://textools.dualwield.net/user-tutorial/
Advanced Importing: https://tinyurl.com/BizuBasics

Gear Swapping Without 3DS : https://goo.gl/bvfJzf
Gear Swapping Without 3DS - For TT2+ : https://bit.ly/2mgzEyu


---------- TEXTURE EDITING
Nvidia Plugin: https://developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-texture-tools-adobe-photoshop

Texture Basics: https://textools.dualwield.net/texture-basics/
Bizu Basics: https://tinyurl.com/BizuBasics

ColorSet Cheat Sheet & Alpha Values: https://vgy.me/MPWgst.png
Alpha Values Swatch : https://www.xivmodarchive.com/modid/3309
How To Make An Alpha : ---

Gear Transparency through the Blue Channel: https://tinyurl.com/BizuBasics
Normal Map Template: https://goo.gl/aQ6XPi

Diffuse Item to Mask Conversion: https://streamable.com/ec9mp
Mask Item to Diffuse Conversion: ----

Gear Icon Template : https://goo.gl/v2mqfU

Face
Face Paint Template: ----
Roughly accurate. Is located on the UV2 for each Face
Editing Face Textures: ----

Body:
Gen 2 Hyur : ---
Lalafell: ---
FAQ: Gen 1 Vs Gen 2: https://goo.gl/dFPQM2

Au Ra Scales:
Guide: ---
Templates: https://tinyurl.com/BizuAuRa

Porting:
PBR Textures https://goo.gl/MiMWKK


----------3D MODELING
Intro to 3DS Max: https://bit.ly/2v9w1vv
Open Collada 2019: https://tinyurl.com/COLLADA2019
Open Collada 2018: https://tinyurl.com/COLLADA2017
Open Collada 2018: https://tinyurl.com/COLLADA2017

General
Converting to Editable Poly : https://streamable.com/cn5fw
+ https://goo.gl/rStAML
Merging Meshes / Combining Skins : https://streamable.com/cn5fw
+ https://goo.gl/rStAML
Making Backfaces : https://streamable.com/osvr7
+ https://goo.gl/rStAML
Creating a UVW Template: https://goo.gl/rStAML
Editing Normals / Boxy Model: https://goo.gl/7goqrb
Editing Your UV2/3 Channel: https://i.imgur.com/FSaCSjq.png
Clearing Your UV2/3 Channel: https://vgy.me/nbGnQO.png

Baking with xNormal: https://tinyurl.com/TitanBAKE

Boobs
Scaling Breast Size with Mune Bone : https://youtu.be/5IAX1wO5yA4
Breast Scaling Math: https://goo.gl/BefCoj

Skin / Weights
Skinwrapping Exact Items: https://i.imgur.com/aTylqwe.png
Skinwrapping Similar Items: https://i.imgur.com/oEXxIa0.png

How to Export Animations for Weight Testing: https://bit.ly/2YWxbZ9
General Animations (Recommended) https://tinyurl.com/y55yuwm6

Faces
Facial Editing : ----
Wearable Pubes (3D) : https://goo.gl/QoN8x9


Hair
Miqo'te Ear Pack : ---
Female Faces (3D) : ---
Hair Textures : https://www.xivmodarchive.com/modid/8175


List of Hairs : https://imgur.com/a/EOnkKav
Gear
Creating Equip-able Piercings: https://goo.gl/YZisVN

Atlasing to Add Secondary Glows / Blend Glows https://goo.gl/RcGNBD

Ripping Tools https://bit.ly/2Iq0o9S

3D Scripts / Plug-Ins
Max - UV To Mesh Seam-Splitter: https://goo.gl/bk1AQh
Max - Rigging Combine Skin: https://goo.gl/NrujJz
Max - Weighted Normals: https://bit.ly/2DJUADX
Max - XNALARA-XPS Import (For Porting) : https://goo.gl/qHHxsw
Max - ActorXImporter (For Porting) : https://goo.gl/dchiqE
Blender - CATS Plug In (Porting MMD/PMX) : https://goo.gl/eNaayz



----------🎁 Extras
This section's for extra-curricular tools that more advanced modders find handy, or want to dip their toes into. As these tools are a bit more niche, the guides here will be more limited. New guides are always appreciated!

Substance Painter
Mask / Normal Making in Substance : https://bit.ly/2FWyS02

ZBrush

Marvelous Designer

xNormal


---------- Discords

Resources:
TexTools https://discord.gg/ssupHwX
XIV Mod Archive https://discord.gg/QeBfNEX
Colorset Discord https://discord.gg/xDuNyp9
Jayna's Game Rips https://discord.gg/hxmcYVs
SSTool / Trainer https://discord.gg/hq3DnBa
GPOSERS https://discord.gg/39WpvU2

Community Servers
Batlings https://discord.gg/mkuCjxj
Beauty Guwus https://discord.gg/VmadPTy
Contribution Server https://discord.gg/DmprJqc
Lalafell Contribution Server link missing
Lalafell Community Server link missing
Promenade https://discord.gg/WmvWDhf


Personal Servers
Bizu https://discord.gg/BUythke
Bliss https://discord.gg/w5QKbSy
D.W https://discord.gg/SQVsq7Y
Fluffy https://discord.gg/S53qznd
Josuki https://discord.gg/nVe7Pvs
Kiyo https://discord.gg/TyXBzGQ
Kurumu https://discord.gg/8pQ78Er
Lori https://discord.gg/a4jHCJ7
Lela/Lith https://discord.gg/y6UUEpv
Lye https://discord.gg/MK9pdRg
Megu https://discord.gg/vHXaHpN
Miste https://discord.gg/tPcn9T6
Natyusha https://discord.gg/Ezy5YUc
Nyaughty https://discord.gg/KF9a7qj
Rei https://discord.gg/qQ8h9PC
Ruta https://discord.gg/qA7UXrc
Titan https://discord.gg/4v4e2Qp
Wylie https://discord.gg/kvfSuHS

General note and content advisory
Originally Posted :
12/12/2018 @ 3:14:36 PM
Last Edited :
11/9/2019 @ 7:50:43 PM

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Genders :
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