[Mod] In-game skin switching [skins]

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by WEEGEEMAN5678 » Fri Jul 19, 2013 19:49

Jordach wrote:
WEEGEEMAN5678 wrote:
Jordach wrote:If you wanted REAL skins, ask me next time!

Okay, then what is a REAL skin?
Do you think your skins should be mounted on a wall?
People want to join the Project too.
Skins are skins.
True, but I've seen better smooth skins...

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by BrunoMine » Mon Jul 29, 2013 19:00

how could I use a different skin of all players? An exclusive my skin
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by jojoa1997 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:56

That would be cool cause I always have to manually add my skin.
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by Inocudom » Wed Aug 28, 2013 14:41

I hope that the feature discussed in the topic below will be added to Minetest one day:
https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?id=5397
The feature could be tested in a mod first.
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by Zeg9 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 17:18

Hybrid Dog wrote:What about adding an ability to load skins from the minetest skin database?
https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?id=4497

Good idea; I wasn't aware of that website. Does it have an API yet?

Inocudom wrote:I hope that the feature discussed in the topic below will be added to Minetest one day:
https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?id=5397
The feature could be tested in a mod first.

This can't really be tested in a mod... But I don't get why it wasn't merged yet.
I made a few (a lot of?) mods for minetest: here is a list.
See also the MT-Faithful texture pack (work in progress).
 

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by Zeg9 » Mon Sep 02, 2013 09:51

Here's what I've done so far.
https://github.com/Zeg9/minetest-skins/tree/skindb
It seems that the "page" argument is ignored, so I can only get the first 10 skins.
I made a few (a lot of?) mods for minetest: here is a list.
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by jojoa1997 » Mon Sep 02, 2013 14:48

Coding;
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by addi » Mon Sep 02, 2013 16:03

Zeg9 wrote:Here's what I've done so far.
https://github.com/Zeg9/minetest-skins/tree/skindb
It seems that the "page" argument is ignored, so I can only get the first 10 skins.


sorry just forgott to change $_POST[page] to $_GET[page] :/ also you can get now up to 100 skins per page with the param per_page =100
 

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by Zeg9 » Mon Sep 02, 2013 16:57

addi wrote:
Zeg9 wrote:Here's what I've done so far.
https://github.com/Zeg9/minetest-skins/tree/skindb
It seems that the "page" argument is ignored, so I can only get the first 10 skins.


sorry just forgott to change $_POST[page] to $_GET[page] :/ also you can get now up to 100 skins per page with the param per_page =100

I'll stick to 10 per page, as the problem mentioned above is fixed.

I'll add a link to this branch in the first post.

@jojoa1997: done.
I made a few (a lot of?) mods for minetest: here is a list.
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by ritchie » Wed Nov 06, 2013 18:05

Hi, I had several problems with this mod, I solved them and I would like to share my solutions with you. Thanks VanessaE and Pitriss to help and advices.
  • Script install_skin.sh didn't work for me, i had an error on line 38:
    install_skin.sh: 38: install_skin.sh: Syntax error: "(" unexpected (expecting ")")
    https://github.com/Zeg9/minetest-skins/blob/master/install_skin.sh#L38
    This line should be changed to: nextid=$((nextid+1))
  • Why do you have different shebang in scripts?
    install_skin.sh has #!/bin/sh
    generate_previews.sh has #!/bin/sh
    set_meta.sh has #!/bin/bash
    I set install_skin.sh and generate_previews.sh to #!/bin/bash.
  • I had a problem with script generate_previews.sh - blender failed with Illegal instruction error. I have Debian Wheezy, architecture i386 and I installed blender, pngcrush and imagemagick from repository. I tried blender downloaded from their website also but this version failed too (SIGILL). It happened because I run it on old server with CPU Pentium 3. Blender from repository and from website is compiled with support of instruction set SSE2, Pentium 3 doesn't support it.
    So I had to compile Blender from sources. Newest version of Blender requies Python version 3.3 or newer, so I had to compile Python 3.3 too. I followed these instructions:
    http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:2.5/Doc/Building_Blender/Linux/Ubuntu/CMake
    http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:2.5/Doc/Building_Blender/Linux/Troubleshooting
    Don't forget to set paths to compiled python into CMake. http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:2.5/Doc/Building_Blender/Linux/Troubleshooting#Setting_Python_Paths_in_CMake but they forgot to mention one variable. PYTHON_INCLUDE_CONFIG_DIR should be something like this: /opt/py33/lib/pkgconfig
    I successfully compiled blender, wrote right path to binary in generate_previews.sh and it works :).
  • Script set_meta.sh is unusable for me because I maintain my server over SSH console and yad can't be used in terminal. Editing metafiles can be done with curses forms in terminal or readline. There are many ways how to do but I don't have many skills in scripting and programming.
  • I tried set_meta.sh on my laptop, yad forms works well, including preview images of edited skin. But no metadata files were saved.
Thank you for this great mod :).
Last edited by ritchie on Wed Nov 06, 2013 23:34, edited 1 time in total.
 

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by LuxAtheris » Thu Nov 07, 2013 08:43

How to create your own skins?
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
 

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by Pitriss » Thu Nov 07, 2013 08:59

Use any MC skin creator.
I reject your reality and substitute my own. (A. Savage, Mythbusters)
I'm not modding and/or playing minetest anymore. All my mods were released under WTFPL. You can fix/modify them yourself. Don't ask me for support. Thanks.
 

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by LuxAtheris » Thu Nov 07, 2013 09:48

Pitriss wrote:Use any MC skin creator.

What I mean is changing the skins in this mod with mine
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
 

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by Jordach » Thu Nov 07, 2013 16:42

LuxAtheris wrote:
Pitriss wrote:Use any MC skin creator.

What I mean is changing the skins in this mod with mine
You have to upload it here:
http://minetest.fensta.bplaced.net/

IF YOU ARE USING THE SKINDB branch!
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=19056 Solar Plains Dev Server
 

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by Silent-Hunter » Fri Nov 08, 2013 19:42

Is there a way to use a skin without anyone else being able to use it? I'm worried about impersonation, plus the skin I have I did not create, I bought it for $2.50, and I can use it anywhere, but I have no right to change the license, which basically says only I'm allowed to use it, and I can't give it away.
 

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by Jordach » Fri Nov 08, 2013 20:43

Silent-Hunter wrote:Is there a way to use a skin without anyone else being able to use it? I'm worried about impersonation, plus the skin I have I did not create, I bought it for $2.50, and I can use it anywhere, but I have no right to change the license, which basically says only I'm allowed to use it, and I can't give it away.
If you are using VanessaE's Survival or Creative, she can give you a skin just for your player (if you give it to her via PM)
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by Silent-Hunter » Sat Nov 09, 2013 07:35

I'm not. I was wondering if this could have local skins, that aren't online anywhere? I'm thinking of hosting a private server for me and my boyfriend to play on, and would like us to be able to use our skins. I was hoping we'd be able to just stick them in the mod's folder.
 

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by Jordach » Sat Nov 09, 2013 12:43

Silent-Hunter wrote:I'm not. I was wondering if this could have local skins, that aren't online anywhere? I'm thinking of hosting a private server for me and my boyfriend to play on, and would like us to be able to use our skins. I was hoping we'd be able to just stick them in the mod's folder.
Silent Hunter: Player Textures might be for you:

https://github.com/sdzen/player_textures

Put two textures into that folder, eg, player_Silent-Hunter.png or player_Silent_Hunter.png

(Install it like every other mod.)
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by PilzAdam » Sat Nov 09, 2013 14:31

Jordach wrote:
Silent-Hunter wrote:I'm not. I was wondering if this could have local skins, that aren't online anywhere? I'm thinking of hosting a private server for me and my boyfriend to play on, and would like us to be able to use our skins. I was hoping we'd be able to just stick them in the mod's folder.
Silent Hunter: Player Textures might be for you:

https://github.com/sdzen/player_textures

Put two textures into that folder, eg, player_Silent-Hunter.png or player_Silent_Hunter.png

(Install it like every other mod.)

Note that for Minetest 0.4.8 (also current dev version) a new version for player_textures is recommended, see https://forum.minetest.net/viewtopic.php?id=3587.
 

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by Silent-Hunter » Sat Nov 09, 2013 20:22

Ooh! Thank you very much!

Does it support 3D ones?
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by Jordach » Sat Nov 09, 2013 21:32

Silent-Hunter wrote:Ooh! Thank you very much!

Does it support 3D ones?
The one I linked you is known to.

I'm currently not sure of PilzAdam's however.
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by tux_peng » Sun Dec 08, 2013 20:30

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[@linux mods]$ ./update_from_db.py
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./update_from_db.py", line 36, in <module>
    addpage(1)
  File "./update_from_db.py", line 33, in addpage
    f.write('comment = "'+s["license"]+'",\n')
TypeError: Can't convert 'int' object to str implicitly
[@linux mods]$ uname -a
Linux linux.lan 3.12.3-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Dec 4 21:45:42 CET 2013 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Servers now up (Economy, no PvP) Forum up already! http://tuxcraft.info
 

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