- Need Help - Ship Re-Skinning/Spriting

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[White]
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- Need Help - Ship Re-Skinning/Spriting

Postby [White] » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:11 pm

Hello anyone who may come across this topic, I was wounder how do I find the ship sprites in FTL, so I can re-skin them. If anyone knows please help me out, Thank you.
JeffTheBoardingDrone
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Re: - Need Help - Ship Re-Skinning/Spriting

Postby JeffTheBoardingDrone » Tue Jun 11, 2013 1:26 am

The general location is this:
/FTL Faster Than Light/resources/resource.dat-unpacked/img/ship

If you installed within steam it will be in:
Program Files(x86)/steam/steamapps/common/FTL Faster Than Light/resources/resource.dat-unpacked/img/ship

If the FTL directory isn't labelled as "FTL Faster Than Light" it is because I don't know much about the DRM free version of FTL, and if the Program Files doesn't end in (x86) it isn't a problem.
speedoflight
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Re: - Need Help - Ship Re-Skinning/Spriting

Postby speedoflight » Thu Jun 13, 2013 6:17 pm

Of course, u need to unpack the dat files so u can mess up with the content inside.

The dat files are not unpacked by default, only when u install a mod, GMM unpacks em. U can use some programs in the main thread to unpack the dat files from the game to any custom directory u want.
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