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UroshUchiha 25-02-21 16:21

This is awesome! Thank you very much. I never saw Texture C variant ever. He looks kinda cute :p

ATombRaiderFan 26-02-21 09:45

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Originally Posted by UroshUchiha (Post 8281852)
This is awesome! Thank you very much. I never saw Texture C variant ever. He looks kinda cute :p

You're welcome!

Goon C looks like he just had a nice post-pandemic haircut :D

MachoBroccoli 02-03-21 13:30

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Originally Posted by ATombRaiderFan (Post 8281788)
Hi again!

I've been looking into the Yakuza issue because there are still texture conflicts like brown hair and the occasional goatee appearing on the clean shaven black-haired Yakuza goons. I found something interesting:

https://64.media.tumblr.com/0cfc61d9...c8f827ece3.png

It turns out that Texture A is causing the problem. It overlays goons using B, C and D - basically giving Takamoto a clone army. I experimented with making Texture A transparent (and restored Texture B) and now there are three distinct Yakuza goons. There is no unique goon using Texture A on its own so you won't be fighting any headless goon.

https://64.media.tumblr.com/855f7f35...355e20239b.png

I checked on PS2 version of Legend as well which is old gen and it's the same, three types of Yakuza goons. There is a catch however that when you kill the goons, their heads disappear slightly faster than their bodies :confused:

Here's the edited male_yakuza_a.drm file on google drive via the link below. MachoBroccoli, if you're happy with this version then you can add it to archive ;)

https://drive.google.com/drive/folde...j8?usp=sharing

Edit: If anyone is having issue with downloading the file, press the 'Download all' button at the top right of screen.


This is a fantastic find! I'll download and have a play with this myself :)

EDIT: I've had a play and yep, I'll be adding that to the archive! Good job dude!

ATombRaiderFan 03-03-21 05:43

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Originally Posted by MachoBroccoli (Post 8282892)
This is a fantastic find! I'll download and have a play with this myself :)

EDIT: I've had a play and yep, I'll be adding that to the archive! Good job dude!

Great and thank you! It's down to you for bringing attention to the Yakuza issue that inspired me to investigate after seeing similar oddities. :tmb:

Honeslty I was stumped on this one as I couldn't imagine the Yakuza goons Texture A variety being broken all this time.

JOHN30011887 03-03-21 20:51

Great update :)

LateRaider 04-03-21 00:14

https://mega.nz/file/OP40AY7Z#W3a17F...3HLdA44YG40xxs

i've implemented the new fix in my TPF solutions as well, for those who'd rather use texmod

MachoBroccoli 04-03-21 10:45

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Originally Posted by LateRaider (Post 8283236)
https://mega.nz/file/OP40AY7Z#W3a17F...3HLdA44YG40xxs

i've implemented the new fix in my TPF solutions as well, for those who'd rather use texmod

Nice! I've added that link to the OG post so more people who use TexMod can find it =)

ATombRaiderFan 10-03-21 16:40

Hello everyone :o


A user on discord enquired whether there was a fix to correct the grey gap on Lara's belly during the Kazakhstan level. This issue also affect all winter no-coat outfits.

I've managed to fix it by moving part of the texture image one pixel as a time until the gap was closed.


Main menu:

https://64.media.tumblr.com/2b7c2b95...8a6cd50bb7.png


Cutscene:

https://64.media.tumblr.com/c336e9fa...9d62b17358.png


Story mode:

https://64.media.tumblr.com/c5b3c0f1...12bf58c694.png


TexMod:
  • Orange/pink winter outfit is fixed in all instances.
  • Blue outfit is fixed in Kazakhstan main menu, story mode and cutscenes only. The model is missing its belly button in the manor or when replaying levels. It's just skin and no gap - blame bad UV mapping.

DRMs:
  • All winter outfits are fixed in all instances.
  • The belly gap does appear in manor costume selection if you are actively using the no-coat (blue) model.
  • All 14 DRM files included in the download are necessary, including the jacket ones otherwise you'll run into issues.

Download here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folde...j8?usp=sharing

^Include edited texture file for anyone who prefers to build a TPF file for TexMod :tmb:

UroshUchiha 10-03-21 17:45

I am loving this activity around TRL.
So a quick summary to be sure. So far the things fixed with this project are:
- Arthur's face on the statue
- Male Yakuza variants
- Nishimura's glasses
- Portrait in the mansion
- Monitor screen in the mansion

And now the grey line on certain outfits. Do we use these new .drm files in the same way we used the previous ones?
Did I miss a fix in my list above?

Also what is the difference between using the .drm files versus the TexMod solution? I never used TexMod so I'm not sure what it is.

Oh and one more thing, the TexMod link included in the OP is wrong. The one originally posted by LateRaider works fine but the one in the OP is cut.

ATombRaiderFan 10-03-21 18:28

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Originally Posted by UroshUchiha (Post 8284759)
And now the grey line on certain outfits. Do we use these new .drm files in the same way we used the previous ones?

Yes, same as always :tmb:

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Originally Posted by UroshUchiha (Post 8284759)
Also what is the difference between using the .drm files versus the TextMod solution? I never used TextMod so I'm not sure what it is.

TexMod is a way to inject textures into the game without changing the game files. Some people just don't feel comfortable with changing the game files which is understandable. TexMod also has a logging mode which allows you to cycle through texture files with the option of extracting them which is handy for modding purpose.

The only drawback from using TexMod is the missing belly button issue as mentioned in my last post. I've edited 14 identical texture files in 14 DRMs, with 13 of these remaining identical - but the 14th texture had to be edited slightly differently to fix the missing belly button. TexMod treats these 14 textures as a single texture file.


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